Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 361 351 379
Rank change year-on-year -10 +28 +85
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Engineer 175 209 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.63% 0.67% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.69% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 173 196 215
South East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +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 26,811 30,280 32,967
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.69% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22,151 25,250 27,572
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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
Hampshire +15 69 £47,500 -5.00% 12
Surrey +41 33 £50,000 -18.37% 11
Thames Valley +26 33 £45,000 -10.00% 15
Berkshire +12 26 £44,000 -9.74% 4
West Sussex -12 19 £50,000 - 1
East Sussex -19 18 £42,500 - 4
Buckinghamshire +19 3 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Oxfordshire +1 3 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Kent +4 2 £38,000 -25.85% 3
Sussex - 1 - -
Embedded Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 141 (80.57%) Software Engineering
2 132 (75.43%) C
3 129 (73.71%) C++
4 71 (40.57%) Linux
5 61 (34.86%) Embedded C
6 55 (31.43%) Degree
6 55 (31.43%) Embedded Systems
7 47 (26.86%) Embedded Linux
8 38 (21.71%) Python
9 37 (21.14%) Embedded C++
10 33 (18.86%) Firmware
11 30 (17.14%) Electronics
12 29 (16.57%) Computer Science
13 28 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (14.86%) Unit Testing
15 24 (13.71%) Manufacturing
16 23 (13.14%) RS-232
16 23 (13.14%) RS-485
17 22 (12.57%) Physics
18 21 (12.00%) Device Driver
18 21 (12.00%) RS-422
19 19 (10.86%) Self-Motivation
19 19 (10.86%) Problem-Solving
20 17 (9.71%) Automotive
20 17 (9.71%) Bash Shell
21 15 (8.57%) Embedded Software Development
22 14 (8.00%) Windows
22 14 (8.00%) Lua
22 14 (8.00%) Image Processing
23 13 (7.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

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 2 (1.14%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.14%) RS-232
1 23 (13.14%) RS-485
2 21 (12.00%) RS-422
3 11 (6.29%) Wireless
4 10 (5.71%) Ethernet
5 9 (5.14%) Bluetooth
6 7 (4.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.29%) Modbus
7 4 (2.29%) MQTT
7 4 (2.29%) Profibus
8 1 (0.57%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.57%) DVB
8 1 (0.57%) GSM
8 1 (0.57%) Internet
8 1 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.57%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 12 (6.86%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.71%) Subversion
3 2 (1.14%) Ant
3 2 (1.14%) JIRA
4 1 (0.57%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.57%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.57%) GNU Toolchain
4 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.57%) Redmine
4 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (17.14%) Electronics
2 24 (13.71%) Manufacturing
3 17 (9.71%) Automotive
4 8 (4.57%) Marketing
4 8 (4.57%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.00%) Retail
6 3 (1.71%) Military
7 2 (1.14%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.14%) Avionics
7 2 (1.14%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 9 (5.14%) OpenCV
1 9 (5.14%) STL
2 8 (4.57%) Qt
3 5 (2.86%) Yocto
4 2 (1.14%) Middleware
5 1 (0.57%) Flash
5 1 (0.57%) HTML
5 1 (0.57%) PlayReady
Miscellaneous
1 55 (31.43%) Embedded Systems
2 21 (12.00%) Device Driver
3 19 (10.86%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (7.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 8 (4.57%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.29%) CAN bus
7 3 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.57%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.57%) IPTV
8 1 (0.57%) SCADA
8 1 (0.57%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.57%) STB
8 1 (0.57%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 71 (40.57%) Linux
2 47 (26.86%) Embedded Linux
3 14 (8.00%) Windows
4 4 (2.29%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.14%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (0.57%) Android
6 1 (0.57%) ThreadX
6 1 (0.57%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (80.57%) Software Engineering
2 29 (16.57%) Computer Science
3 28 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (14.86%) Unit Testing
5 22 (12.57%) Physics
6 19 (10.86%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (8.57%) Embedded Software Development
8 14 (8.00%) Image Processing
9 13 (7.43%) SDLC
10 12 (6.86%) Test Automation
11 11 (6.29%) OO
12 10 (5.71%) Device Driver Development
13 9 (5.14%) Deep Learning
14 8 (4.57%) CAD
14 8 (4.57%) Linux Kernel Development
14 8 (4.57%) OOD
14 8 (4.57%) Schematic Capture
14 8 (4.57%) UML
15 7 (4.00%) Power Management
15 7 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 132 (75.43%) C
2 129 (73.71%) C++
3 61 (34.86%) Embedded C
4 38 (21.71%) Python
5 37 (21.14%) Embedded C++
6 17 (9.71%) Bash Shell
7 14 (8.00%) Lua
8 12 (6.86%) C#
9 9 (5.14%) SQL
10 4 (2.29%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.71%) Assembly Language
11 3 (1.71%) Java
12 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.14%) Perl
13 1 (0.57%) Ada
13 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (31.43%) Degree
2 6 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.43%) JTAG
2 5 (2.86%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.29%) MISRA
4 3 (1.71%) ISO 26262
4 3 (1.71%) MISRA C
5 2 (1.14%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 33 (18.86%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (0.57%) Atlassian
1 1 (0.57%) Conax
1 1 (0.57%) Freescale
1 1 (0.57%) Verimatrix
1 1 (0.57%) Xilinx