Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Embedded Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Software Development over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Software Development
England > South East
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 486 527 620
Rank change year-on-year +41 +93 -33
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 67 32 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.10% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.12% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 64 36 20
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.74% -1.58%
10th Percentile £32,875 £33,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,375
England median annual salary £49,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.06% +6.25% -11.11%

Embedded Software Development 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 27,753 27,383 36,009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.65% 87.22% 87.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22,935 22,400 30,363
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Embedded Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Embedded Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Development in the South East

Embedded Software Development
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Embedded Software Development in the South East

Embedded Software Development
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development in the South East over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Embedded Software Development in the South East

Embedded Software Development
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 Software Development within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 February 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 +18 38 £45,000 +4.65% 1
Surrey +1 9 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Thames Valley -4 8 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Berkshire +24 5 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Kent +18 4 £37,500 +50.00% 3
Middlesex - 4 £51,250 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £51,250 -
Buckinghamshire +6 1 £47,500 +31.94%
East Sussex -28 1 £35,000 -36.36% 2
Embedded Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development 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 Embedded Software Development.

1 54 (80.60%) C++
2 51 (76.12%) C
3 35 (52.24%) Software Engineering
4 31 (46.27%) Linux
5 29 (43.28%) Embedded Linux
6 27 (40.30%) Electronics
7 23 (34.33%) Embedded C
8 21 (31.34%) Digital Signal Processing
8 21 (31.34%) Signal Processing
9 19 (28.36%) Embedded C++
10 18 (26.87%) Degree
11 15 (22.39%) Manufacturing
12 12 (17.91%) Prototyping
13 10 (14.93%) Computer Science
14 8 (11.94%) Mathematics
14 8 (11.94%) Algorithms
14 8 (11.94%) EMC
14 8 (11.94%) Computer Science Degree
15 6 (8.96%) HND
15 6 (8.96%) Embedded Systems
16 5 (7.46%) Schematic Capture
16 5 (7.46%) SDLC
16 5 (7.46%) Validation
16 5 (7.46%) Device Driver
16 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
16 5 (7.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 4 (5.97%) Project Planning
17 4 (5.97%) Assembly Language
17 4 (5.97%) Firmware
17 4 (5.97%) DVB

Embedded Software Development
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 (1.49%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) DVB
2 3 (4.48%) Wireless
3 1 (1.49%) 3G
3 1 (1.49%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.49%) 4G
3 1 (1.49%) 5G
3 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.49%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 27 (40.30%) Electronics
2 15 (22.39%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.99%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 32 (47.76%) Embedded Engineer
2 29 (43.28%) Software Engineer
3 25 (37.31%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 15 (22.39%) Electronics Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Design Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) DSP Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Android Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Design Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Artificial Intelligence Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Development Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Junior
8 3 (4.48%) Senior DSP Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Electronics Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) DTV Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Firmware Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Junior Embedded Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) OpenCL
1 3 (4.48%) Qt
1 3 (4.48%) TensorFlow
2 1 (1.49%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.49%) DirectX
2 1 (1.49%) Flash
2 1 (1.49%) OpenGL
2 1 (1.49%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (1.49%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.94%) Algorithms
3 6 (8.96%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (7.46%) Device Driver
4 5 (7.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.48%) CUDA
6 2 (2.99%) Digital TV
6 2 (2.99%) Interactive TV
6 2 (2.99%) IPTV
7 1 (1.49%) ASIC
7 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.49%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 31 (46.27%) Linux
2 29 (43.28%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (5.97%) Android
4 2 (2.99%) Unix
4 2 (2.99%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (52.24%) Software Engineering
2 21 (31.34%) Digital Signal Processing
2 21 (31.34%) Signal Processing
3 12 (17.91%) Prototyping
4 8 (11.94%) Mathematics
5 5 (7.46%) Schematic Capture
5 5 (7.46%) SDLC
5 5 (7.46%) Validation
6 4 (5.97%) Device Driver Development
6 4 (5.97%) Machine Learning
6 4 (5.97%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.48%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (4.48%) Computer Vision
7 3 (4.48%) Convolutional Neural Network
7 3 (4.48%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.99%) CAD
8 2 (2.99%) Mechatronics
8 2 (2.99%) Requirements Engineering
8 2 (2.99%) Software Architecture
8 2 (2.99%) UML
Programming Languages
1 54 (80.60%) C++
2 51 (76.12%) C
3 23 (34.33%) Embedded C
4 19 (28.36%) Embedded C++
5 4 (5.97%) Assembly Language
6 3 (4.48%) Python
7 2 (2.99%) Java
7 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.99%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.99%) Perl
7 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (26.87%) Degree
2 8 (11.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (8.96%) HND
4 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) DO-178B
1 2 (2.99%) MISRA
1 2 (2.99%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) EMC
2 3 (4.48%) Altera
3 1 (1.49%) Apple
3 1 (1.49%) Facebook
3 1 (1.49%) Google
3 1 (1.49%) Green Hills
3 1 (1.49%) IBM
3 1 (1.49%) Wind River