Period
to 18 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 315 389 362
Rank change year-on-year +74 -27 +74
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Engineer 230 151 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.78% 0.52% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.54% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 229 143 267
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £31,400
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 28,605 28,002 34,747
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.72% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23,790 23,362 29,378
South East median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Embedded Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Embedded Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Engineer in the South East

Embedded Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Embedded Engineer in the South East

Embedded Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Embedded Engineer in the South East

Embedded Engineer
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 Embedded Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. 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
Thames Valley +44 74 £45,000 +12.50% 27
Hampshire +14 65 £47,500 -5.00% 17
Berkshire +40 63 £43,000 +7.50% 10
Surrey +30 35 £50,000 +11.11% 15
West Sussex +17 30 £52,500 +23.53% 6
East Sussex -29 22 £42,500 -10.53% 5
Buckinghamshire +23 7 £47,500 - 9
Oxfordshire +1 4 £51,250 +36.67% 8
Kent -5 4 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Sussex - 1 - -
Embedded Engineer
England

Embedded Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, Embedded Engineer job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Embedded Engineer in the job title.

1 197 (85.65%) Software Engineering
2 173 (75.22%) C++
3 160 (69.57%) C
4 116 (50.43%) Linux
5 82 (35.65%) Degree
6 78 (33.91%) Embedded C++
7 68 (29.57%) Embedded C
8 65 (28.26%) Embedded Linux
9 59 (25.65%) Embedded Systems
10 58 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (22.17%) Unit Testing
12 42 (18.26%) Windows
13 37 (16.09%) OO
13 37 (16.09%) Git (software)
14 36 (15.65%) Python
15 35 (15.22%) Subversion
16 34 (14.78%) Electronics
17 33 (14.35%) Automotive
17 33 (14.35%) Firmware
18 31 (13.48%) Image Processing
18 31 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
19 30 (13.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 30 (13.04%) Embedded Software Development
19 30 (13.04%) STL
20 29 (12.61%) Manufacturing
20 29 (12.61%) Computer Science
20 29 (12.61%) OpenCV
21 26 (11.30%) Marketing
21 26 (11.30%) OOD
22 25 (10.87%) Qt

Embedded Engineer Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (1.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.52%) RS-232
1 15 (6.52%) RS-485
2 11 (4.78%) RS-422
3 10 (4.35%) Ethernet
4 9 (3.91%) Wireless
5 8 (3.48%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.87%) 5G
6 2 (0.87%) GSM
6 2 (0.87%) LTE
6 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.87%) UMTS
7 1 (0.43%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.43%) DVB
7 1 (0.43%) HTTP
7 1 (0.43%) Modbus
7 1 (0.43%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 37 (16.09%) Git (software)
2 35 (15.22%) Subversion
3 5 (2.17%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.30%) Bugzilla
4 3 (1.30%) JIRA
5 2 (0.87%) Ant
5 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.43%) CMake
6 1 (0.43%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.43%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (0.43%) GDB
6 1 (0.43%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (0.43%) Hudson
6 1 (0.43%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.43%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.43%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.43%) Redmine
General
1 34 (14.78%) Electronics
2 33 (14.35%) Automotive
3 29 (12.61%) Manufacturing
4 26 (11.30%) Marketing
5 12 (5.22%) Aerospace
6 7 (3.04%) Retail
7 6 (2.61%) Military
8 5 (2.17%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.74%) Avionics
10 3 (1.30%) Advertising
10 3 (1.30%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 30 (13.04%) STL
2 29 (12.61%) OpenCV
3 25 (10.87%) Qt
4 7 (3.04%) .NET
5 5 (2.17%) POSIX
6 2 (0.87%) HTML
6 2 (0.87%) Middleware
7 1 (0.43%) Flash
7 1 (0.43%) J2SE
7 1 (0.43%) PlayReady
7 1 (0.43%) XML
7 1 (0.43%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.43%) XSLT
7 1 (0.43%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 59 (25.65%) Embedded Systems
2 29 (12.61%) Computer Science
3 22 (9.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 19 (8.26%) Algorithms
5 16 (6.96%) Device Driver
5 16 (6.96%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.87%) CAN bus
7 2 (0.87%) Industry 4.0
7 2 (0.87%) Life Science
8 1 (0.43%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.43%) IPTV
8 1 (0.43%) Smart Energy
8 1 (0.43%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.43%) State Machine
8 1 (0.43%) STB
Operating Systems
1 116 (50.43%) Linux
2 65 (28.26%) Embedded Linux
3 42 (18.26%) Windows
4 9 (3.91%) VxWorks
5 3 (1.30%) Android
6 1 (0.43%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (0.43%) ThreadX
6 1 (0.43%) uClinux
6 1 (0.43%) Unix
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (85.65%) Software Engineering
2 58 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (22.17%) Unit Testing
4 37 (16.09%) OO
5 31 (13.48%) Image Processing
5 31 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (13.04%) Embedded Software Development
7 26 (11.30%) OOD
8 23 (10.00%) UML
9 21 (9.13%) Deep Learning
9 21 (9.13%) TDD
10 19 (8.26%) SDLC
11 17 (7.39%) Validation
12 14 (6.09%) Linux Kernel Development
13 13 (5.65%) Release Management
14 12 (5.22%) CMMI
14 12 (5.22%) Mentoring
14 12 (5.22%) Process Improvement
14 12 (5.22%) Requirements Analysis
15 11 (4.78%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 173 (75.22%) C++
2 160 (69.57%) C
3 78 (33.91%) Embedded C++
4 68 (29.57%) Embedded C
5 36 (15.65%) Python
6 22 (9.57%) SQL
7 20 (8.70%) Bash Shell
7 20 (8.70%) Lua
8 14 (6.09%) C#
9 6 (2.61%) Assembly Language
10 4 (1.74%) Delphi
10 4 (1.74%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.74%) Pascal
11 3 (1.30%) Perl
11 3 (1.30%) VB
11 3 (1.30%) VC++
12 2 (0.87%) Java
13 1 (0.43%) Ada
13 1 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 82 (35.65%) Degree
2 7 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) HND
4 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.52%) ISO 9001
2 11 (4.78%) MISRA
3 9 (3.91%) MISRA C
4 4 (1.74%) QA
5 2 (0.87%) IEC 62304
5 2 (0.87%) ISO 26262
5 2 (0.87%) JTAG
System Software
1 33 (14.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (0.43%) Conax
1 1 (0.43%) EMC
1 1 (0.43%) Freescale
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft
1 1 (0.43%) QNX
1 1 (0.43%) Verimatrix