Period
to 19 June 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 321 417 401
Rank change year-on-year +96 -16 +69
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Engineer 238 125 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.79% 0.43% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.44% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 232 122 230
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -3.41% +3.53%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -1.84%

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 29,181 28,296 36,180
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.00% 96.66% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 24,407 23,617 30,844
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +52 82 £47,500 +18.75% 28
Hampshire +11 64 £47,500 -10.80% 13
Berkshire +44 59 £45,000 +12.50% 9
West Sussex +25 33 £52,500 +23.53% 4
Surrey +1 27 £50,000 +25.00% 7
East Sussex -21 17 £42,500 -13.27% 5
Kent +18 14 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 13 £52,500 +7.69% 8
Oxfordshire +1 10 £47,500 +26.67% 11
Embedded Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 199 (83.61%) Software Engineering
2 179 (75.21%) C++
3 158 (66.39%) C
4 137 (57.56%) Linux
5 90 (37.82%) Embedded Linux
6 85 (35.71%) Embedded C++
7 79 (33.19%) Degree
8 62 (26.05%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (24.37%) Embedded C
10 51 (21.43%) Windows
11 50 (21.01%) Git (software)
12 49 (20.59%) Subversion
13 43 (18.07%) Firmware
14 42 (17.65%) TDD
15 37 (15.55%) Electronics
15 37 (15.55%) Automotive
15 37 (15.55%) OO
16 36 (15.13%) Embedded Systems
16 36 (15.13%) Algorithms
17 33 (13.87%) Python
18 32 (13.45%) Unit Testing
19 31 (13.03%) Embedded Software Development
20 30 (12.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
21 29 (12.18%) Image Processing
21 29 (12.18%) Qt
22 27 (11.34%) Problem-Solving
23 26 (10.92%) Computer Science
24 23 (9.66%) Validation
24 23 (9.66%) STL
24 23 (9.66%) Boost C++ Libraries

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 3 (1.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.94%) Ethernet
2 6 (2.52%) RS-232
2 6 (2.52%) RS-485
2 6 (2.52%) Wireless
3 5 (2.10%) GSM
4 4 (1.68%) LTE
4 4 (1.68%) UMTS
5 2 (0.84%) 5G
5 2 (0.84%) DVB
6 1 (0.42%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.42%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.42%) HTTP
6 1 (0.42%) Modbus
6 1 (0.42%) RS-422
6 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.42%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.42%) CouchDB
1 1 (0.42%) MySQL
1 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
1 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 50 (21.01%) Git (software)
2 49 (20.59%) Subversion
3 5 (2.10%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.10%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.26%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.84%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.84%) JIRA
6 1 (0.42%) Ant
6 1 (0.42%) CMake
6 1 (0.42%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.42%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (0.42%) GDB
6 1 (0.42%) Hudson
6 1 (0.42%) JIRA Agile
General
1 37 (15.55%) Automotive
1 37 (15.55%) Electronics
2 20 (8.40%) Marketing
3 16 (6.72%) Aerospace
4 10 (4.20%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.52%) Military
5 6 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.26%) Advertising
7 2 (0.84%) Avionics
7 2 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (12.18%) Qt
2 23 (9.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 23 (9.66%) STL
3 22 (9.24%) OpenCV
4 12 (5.04%) .NET
5 5 (2.10%) POSIX
6 2 (0.84%) TensorFlow
7 1 (0.42%) HTML
7 1 (0.42%) J2SE
7 1 (0.42%) XML
7 1 (0.42%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.42%) XSLT
7 1 (0.42%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.13%) Algorithms
1 36 (15.13%) Embedded Systems
2 30 (12.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 26 (10.92%) Computer Science
4 21 (8.82%) Device Driver
5 8 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.52%) VHDL
7 5 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.84%) CAN bus
9 2 (0.84%) Industry 4.0
9 2 (0.84%) Life Science
10 1 (0.42%) ASIC
10 1 (0.42%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.42%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.42%) State Machine
10 1 (0.42%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 137 (57.56%) Linux
2 90 (37.82%) Embedded Linux
3 51 (21.43%) Windows
4 9 (3.78%) VxWorks
5 2 (0.84%) Android
5 2 (0.84%) Unix
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (83.61%) Software Engineering
2 62 (26.05%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (17.65%) TDD
4 37 (15.55%) OO
5 32 (13.45%) Unit Testing
6 31 (13.03%) Embedded Software Development
7 29 (12.18%) Image Processing
8 27 (11.34%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (9.66%) Validation
10 19 (7.98%) OOD
11 18 (7.56%) UML
12 17 (7.14%) SDLC
12 17 (7.14%) Software Architecture
13 13 (5.46%) Deep Learning
14 12 (5.04%) Linux Kernel Development
15 9 (3.78%) Mentoring
15 9 (3.78%) Open Source
15 9 (3.78%) Release Management
15 9 (3.78%) Test Scripting
16 8 (3.36%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 179 (75.21%) C++
2 158 (66.39%) C
3 85 (35.71%) Embedded C++
4 58 (24.37%) Embedded C
5 33 (13.87%) Python
6 17 (7.14%) C#
7 14 (5.88%) SQL
8 10 (4.20%) Bash Shell
8 10 (4.20%) Lua
9 9 (3.78%) Tcl
10 6 (2.52%) MATLAB
11 5 (2.10%) Assembly Language
11 5 (2.10%) Delphi
11 5 (2.10%) Java
11 5 (2.10%) Pascal
12 3 (1.26%) R
12 3 (1.26%) VB
12 3 (1.26%) VC++
13 2 (0.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 79 (33.19%) Degree
2 7 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.10%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.42%) HND
4 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.30%) ISO 9001
2 13 (5.46%) MISRA
3 11 (4.62%) MISRA C
4 4 (1.68%) QA
5 1 (0.42%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.42%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.42%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.42%) JTAG
System Software
1 43 (18.07%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (3.78%) Atmel
2 2 (0.84%) EMC
3 1 (0.42%) Apple
3 1 (0.42%) Facebook
3 1 (0.42%) Google
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.42%) QNX