Period
to 7 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Control Theory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Control Theory over the 6 months to 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Control Theory
England > South East
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 432 529 545
Rank change year-on-year +97 +16 +38
Permanent jobs citing Control Theory 52 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.011% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.012% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 50 0 5
South East median annual salary £63,000 - £60,000
10th Percentile £36,662 - £51,500
90th Percentile £75,000 - £62,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +33.33% -7.69% +21.88%

Control Theory is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 22,012 25,961 27,868
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.26% 91.42% 90.27%
Number of salaries quoted 17,812 21,305 22,918
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Control Theory
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Control Theory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Control Theory in the South East

Control Theory
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Control Theory in the South East.

Salary trend for Control Theory in the South East

Control Theory
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Control Theory in the South East over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Control Theory in the South East

Control Theory
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Control Theory within the South East region over the 6 months to 7 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +45 33 £70,000 - 3
Thames Valley - 15 £42,189 - 2
Oxfordshire - 10 £42,189 - 1
Berkshire - 5 £57,500 -
East Sussex - 3 £57,500 -
West Sussex +13 1 £25,000 -
Control Theory
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, IT jobs citing Control Theory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Control Theory.

1 51 (98.08%) C++
2 40 (76.92%) C
3 38 (73.08%) Validation
4 36 (69.23%) Software Engineering
5 33 (63.46%) Electronics
6 32 (61.54%) Firmware
6 32 (61.54%) OOD
6 32 (61.54%) C#
6 32 (61.54%) Visual Studio
7 31 (59.62%) Renesas
7 31 (59.62%) Freescale
7 31 (59.62%) ANSI C
7 31 (59.62%) Self-Motivation
8 29 (55.77%) Software Testing
9 28 (53.85%) Mechatronics
10 26 (50.00%) Project Delivery
10 26 (50.00%) Software Delivery
11 24 (46.15%) Collaborative Working
12 19 (36.54%) Degree
13 16 (30.77%) Linux
14 10 (19.23%) OO
15 9 (17.31%) VxWorks
15 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
15 9 (17.31%) Component Testing
15 9 (17.31%) Master's Degree
16 8 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
17 7 (13.46%) SDLC
17 7 (13.46%) Numerate Degree
17 7 (13.46%) Z-Wave
17 7 (13.46%) ZigBee

Control Theory
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) ZigBee
1 7 (13.46%) Z-Wave
Development Applications
1 32 (61.54%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
General
1 33 (63.46%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (53.85%) Firmware Engineer
2 25 (48.08%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 12 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Embedded Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Real Time Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Control Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Applications Developer
8 3 (5.77%) C++ Applications Developer
8 3 (5.77%) C++ Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Applications Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior C++ Applications Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior C++ Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Electrical Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Graduate Electrical Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Ajax
1 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (59.62%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (7.69%) Robotics
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.92%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.77%) Linux
2 9 (17.31%) VxWorks
3 3 (5.77%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (73.08%) Validation
2 36 (69.23%) Software Engineering
3 32 (61.54%) OOD
4 29 (55.77%) Software Testing
5 28 (53.85%) Mechatronics
6 26 (50.00%) Project Delivery
6 26 (50.00%) Software Delivery
7 24 (46.15%) Collaborative Working
8 10 (19.23%) OO
9 9 (17.31%) Component Testing
9 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
10 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (13.46%) SDLC
11 6 (11.54%) Physics
12 5 (9.62%) Mathematics
13 4 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
13 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
13 4 (7.69%) Computer Vision
13 4 (7.69%) Machine Learning
13 4 (7.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 51 (98.08%) C++
2 40 (76.92%) C
3 32 (61.54%) C#
4 31 (59.62%) ANSI C
5 3 (5.77%) Embedded C
5 3 (5.77%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) Delphi
6 1 (1.92%) Java
6 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.92%) Pascal
6 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (36.54%) Degree
2 9 (17.31%) Master's Degree
3 7 (13.46%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (9.62%) PhD
5 4 (7.69%) DBS Check
6 2 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 32 (61.54%) Firmware
Vendors
1 31 (59.62%) Freescale
1 31 (59.62%) Renesas
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.62%) Sun
4 3 (5.77%) Klocwork
4 3 (5.77%) Lauterbach
4 3 (5.77%) QNX
5 1 (1.92%) EMC