Period
to 23 June 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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Software Development
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 473 520 601
Rank change year-on-year +47 +81 +16
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 66 32 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.11% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.12% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 61 31 43
South East median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.78% +28.57% -17.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £55,050
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year - +16.13% -8.82%

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 26,853 25,821 33,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.68% 87.87% 87.97%
Number of salaries quoted 22,335 21,276 27,817
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 June 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 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 +2 25 £40,000 - 6
Berkshire +3 22 £40,000 - 3
Hampshire -11 18 £41,500 +9.93% 2
Surrey +10 9 £45,000 -21.74% 2
Middlesex - 4 £51,250 -
East Sussex -21 3 £41,000 -18.00%
Kent - 3 £37,500 - 2
Oxfordshire - 3 £50,000 -
West Sussex +8 1 £42,500 +54.55% 1
Embedded Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 41 (62.12%) C++
2 40 (60.61%) Linux
3 38 (57.58%) Software Engineering
4 25 (37.88%) Degree
5 23 (34.85%) Electronics
6 22 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
7 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (27.27%) C
8 16 (24.24%) Qt
8 16 (24.24%) Windows
9 15 (22.73%) Embedded C++
9 15 (22.73%) STL
9 15 (22.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 15 (22.73%) Marketing
10 14 (21.21%) Unit Testing
10 14 (21.21%) OpenCV
10 14 (21.21%) Image Processing
10 14 (21.21%) Deep Learning
10 14 (21.21%) SQL
11 13 (19.70%) Embedded Linux
12 12 (18.18%) Firmware
13 11 (16.67%) Computer Science
14 10 (15.15%) SDLC
15 9 (13.64%) Wireless
16 7 (10.61%) Validation
16 7 (10.61%) Device Driver
16 7 (10.61%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (10.61%) Ethernet
16 7 (10.61%) 3G
16 7 (10.61%) Python

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 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) Wireless
2 7 (10.61%) 3G
2 7 (10.61%) 4G
2 7 (10.61%) Ethernet
2 7 (10.61%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (9.09%) Bluetooth
4 5 (7.58%) GPRS
4 5 (7.58%) GSM
4 5 (7.58%) LTE
4 5 (7.58%) ZigBee
5 4 (6.06%) DVB
6 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.52%) 3GPP
7 1 (1.52%) 5G
7 1 (1.52%) 802.15
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Bugzilla
1 2 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (1.52%) JIRA Agile
General
1 23 (34.85%) Electronics
2 15 (22.73%) Marketing
3 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.03%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 34 (51.52%) Software Engineer
2 33 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 26 (39.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 17 (25.76%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 16 (24.24%) C++ Software Engineer
5 16 (24.24%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Electronics Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Hardware Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Design Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Development Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Firmware Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Junior
8 4 (6.06%) Junior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Electronics Design Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Graduate
9 3 (4.55%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Junior Embedded Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) Qt
2 15 (22.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 15 (22.73%) STL
3 14 (21.21%) OpenCV
4 3 (4.55%) .NET
4 3 (4.55%) OpenCL
4 3 (4.55%) TensorFlow
5 2 (3.03%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.52%) Flash
6 1 (1.52%) JSON
6 1 (1.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.61%) Device Driver
4 5 (7.58%) Algorithms
4 5 (7.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (4.55%) CUDA
6 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.03%) Digital TV
6 2 (3.03%) Interactive TV
6 2 (3.03%) IPTV
7 1 (1.52%) ASIC
7 1 (1.52%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.52%) Smart Home
7 1 (1.52%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 40 (60.61%) Linux
2 16 (24.24%) Windows
3 13 (19.70%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (4.55%) Android
5 2 (3.03%) ThreadX
5 2 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (57.58%) Software Engineering
2 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.21%) Deep Learning
3 14 (21.21%) Image Processing
3 14 (21.21%) Unit Testing
4 10 (15.15%) SDLC
5 7 (10.61%) Mathematics
5 7 (10.61%) Validation
6 5 (7.58%) IC Design
6 5 (7.58%) Power Management
6 5 (7.58%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (7.58%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (7.58%) Test Automation
7 4 (6.06%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (6.06%) Device Driver Development
7 4 (6.06%) Machine Learning
7 4 (6.06%) Project Planning
7 4 (6.06%) Prototyping
7 4 (6.06%) Schematic Capture
8 3 (4.55%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 41 (62.12%) C++
2 18 (27.27%) C
3 15 (22.73%) Embedded C++
4 14 (21.21%) SQL
5 7 (10.61%) Python
6 4 (6.06%) Java
7 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.03%) C#
8 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.03%) MATLAB
8 2 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (37.88%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) ISO 26262
1 1 (1.52%) MISRA
System Software
1 12 (18.18%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (6.06%) Altera
1 4 (6.06%) EMC
2 1 (1.52%) Apple
2 1 (1.52%) Facebook
2 1 (1.52%) Google
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft