Period
to 16 December 2017

The median annual salary for an Embedded Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 338 366 453
Rank change year-on-year +28 +87 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Engineer 208 226 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.67% 0.67% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.69% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 195 217 197
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £38,750 £31,250 £32,300
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £54,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -

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 30007 32943 40963
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 97.08% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 25012 27568 34426
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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 +23 61 £50,000 +19.05% 3
East Sussex -3 39 £42,500 -15.00%
Thames Valley -10 37 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Surrey +10 27 £61,250 +63.33% 2
West Sussex +5 24 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Kent +16 20 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Oxfordshire -24 17 £52,500 -8.70% 1
Berkshire +38 14 £48,750 +19.63% 4
Buckinghamshire -7 6 £47,500 +31.94%
Embedded Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, Embedded Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Embedded Engineer in the job title.

1 197 (94.71%) Software Engineering
2 179 (86.06%) C++
3 162 (77.88%) C
4 122 (58.65%) Linux
5 81 (38.94%) Embedded Linux
6 78 (37.50%) Embedded C
7 70 (33.65%) Embedded Systems
8 69 (33.17%) Embedded C++
9 58 (27.88%) Degree
10 46 (22.12%) Computer Science
11 36 (17.31%) Windows
12 34 (16.35%) Python
13 31 (14.90%) Electronics
14 30 (14.42%) Firmware
14 30 (14.42%) Embedded Software Development
15 28 (13.46%) Algorithms
16 25 (12.02%) Digital Signal Processing
16 25 (12.02%) Signal Processing
17 24 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
17 24 (11.54%) Manufacturing
18 23 (11.06%) Unit Testing
19 22 (10.58%) Lua
19 22 (10.58%) Bash Shell
20 21 (10.10%) TDD
20 21 (10.10%) Device Driver
20 21 (10.10%) Computer Science Degree
21 20 (9.62%) Assembly Language
21 20 (9.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
22 18 (8.65%) C#
23 17 (8.17%) Git (software)

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:

Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.48%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.69%) DHCP
2 10 (4.81%) RS-232
2 10 (4.81%) RS-485
3 9 (4.33%) RS-422
4 5 (2.40%) Ethernet
4 5 (2.40%) Wireless
5 4 (1.92%) GSM
5 4 (1.92%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.44%) LTE
6 3 (1.44%) UMTS
7 2 (0.96%) IPv4
8 1 (0.48%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.48%) HTTP
8 1 (0.48%) Modbus
8 1 (0.48%) VoIP
8 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 17 (8.17%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.69%) Subversion
3 14 (6.73%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.92%) GCC
5 2 (0.96%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.48%) Ant
6 1 (0.48%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.48%) CMake
6 1 (0.48%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.48%) GDB
6 1 (0.48%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (0.48%) Hudson
6 1 (0.48%) JIRA
6 1 (0.48%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.48%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.48%) Redmine
General
1 31 (14.90%) Electronics
2 24 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 14 (6.73%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.77%) Automotive
5 10 (4.81%) Military
6 8 (3.85%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.44%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.96%) Avionics
8 2 (0.96%) Finance
9 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.73%) Qt
2 9 (4.33%) .NET
2 9 (4.33%) Middleware
3 3 (1.44%) Yocto
4 1 (0.48%) HTML
4 1 (0.48%) Node.js
4 1 (0.48%) XML
4 1 (0.48%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 70 (33.65%) Embedded Systems
2 46 (22.12%) Computer Science
3 28 (13.46%) Algorithms
4 21 (10.10%) Device Driver
5 20 (9.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 10 (4.81%) VHDL
7 6 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.88%) Verilog
8 3 (1.44%) Infotainment
9 2 (0.96%) CPLD
9 2 (0.96%) User Experience
10 1 (0.48%) Arduino
10 1 (0.48%) ASIC
10 1 (0.48%) BeagleBone
10 1 (0.48%) CAN bus
10 1 (0.48%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (0.48%) Robotics
10 1 (0.48%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 122 (58.65%) Linux
2 81 (38.94%) Embedded Linux
3 36 (17.31%) Windows
4 15 (7.21%) VxWorks
5 4 (1.92%) Unix
6 2 (0.96%) Android
7 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (94.71%) Software Engineering
2 30 (14.42%) Embedded Software Development
3 25 (12.02%) Digital Signal Processing
3 25 (12.02%) Signal Processing
4 24 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (11.06%) Unit Testing
6 21 (10.10%) TDD
7 14 (6.73%) OO
8 13 (6.25%) Multithreading
9 11 (5.29%) Device Driver Development
9 11 (5.29%) Software Architecture
10 9 (4.33%) Data Management
10 9 (4.33%) Image Processing
11 8 (3.85%) Physics
11 8 (3.85%) Scrum
12 7 (3.37%) Video Processing
13 6 (2.88%) Linux Kernel Development
14 5 (2.40%) Validation
14 5 (2.40%) Visualisation
15 4 (1.92%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 179 (86.06%) C++
2 162 (77.88%) C
3 78 (37.50%) Embedded C
4 69 (33.17%) Embedded C++
5 34 (16.35%) Python
6 22 (10.58%) Bash Shell
6 22 (10.58%) Lua
7 20 (9.62%) Assembly Language
8 18 (8.65%) C#
9 3 (1.44%) Java
9 3 (1.44%) Tcl
10 2 (0.96%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.48%) Perl
11 1 (0.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (27.88%) Degree
2 21 (10.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.96%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.29%) MISRA
2 10 (4.81%) MISRA C
3 7 (3.37%) ISO 9001
4 5 (2.40%) QA
5 1 (0.48%) DO-254
5 1 (0.48%) IEC 61131
5 1 (0.48%) JTAG
System Software
1 30 (14.42%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (1.44%) Atmel
2 2 (0.96%) EMC