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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Software Development
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 372 418 462
Rank change year-on-year +46 +44  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 15 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.13% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.15% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 12
Median salary £46,250 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.33% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50%  

Embedded Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12571 15796 18401
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.82% 86.66% 86.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10388 13263 14737
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,400 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Embedded Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Embedded Software Development as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +39 11 £46,250 +15.62%
Surrey +30 2 £51,250 +36.66%
Hampshire +8 1 £32,500 -13.33% 1
East Sussex - 1 £48,000 -
Embedded Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Embedded Software Development.

1 28 (87.50%) C
2 23 (71.88%) Electronics
3 21 (65.63%) Degree
4 20 (62.50%) C++
5 19 (59.38%) Software Engineering
6 15 (46.88%) EMC
7 14 (43.75%) Wireless
8 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
9 11 (34.38%) Firmware
10 10 (31.25%) Embedded C
10 10 (31.25%) Embedded C++
10 10 (31.25%) RS-232
10 10 (31.25%) RS-485
11 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
11 9 (28.13%) Infor M3
11 9 (28.13%) Home Automation
11 9 (28.13%) GPRS
11 9 (28.13%) GSM
11 9 (28.13%) Ethernet
11 9 (28.13%) MFC
11 9 (28.13%) NEC
12 8 (25.00%) Linux
13 7 (21.88%) Manufacturing
13 7 (21.88%) Schematic Capture
14 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
14 4 (12.50%) UML
14 4 (12.50%) OO
14 4 (12.50%) OOD
15 3 (9.38%) HTML
15 3 (9.38%) Java

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 (3.13%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) Wireless
2 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 10 (31.25%) RS-232
3 10 (31.25%) RS-485
4 9 (28.13%) Ethernet
4 9 (28.13%) GPRS
4 9 (28.13%) GSM
5 2 (6.25%) HTTP
6 1 (3.13%) 802.15
6 1 (3.13%) Bluetooth
6 1 (3.13%) Broadband
6 1 (3.13%) Modbus
6 1 (3.13%) MQTT
6 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 23 (71.88%) Electronics
2 7 (21.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Avionics
3 2 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Software Engineer
2 17 (53.13%) Embedded Engineer
3 16 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (28.13%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 9 (28.13%) Firmware Engineer
5 8 (25.00%) Electronics Engineer
6 6 (18.75%) Design Engineer
6 6 (18.75%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 6 (18.75%) Senior Electronics Engineer
7 5 (15.63%) Development Engineer
7 5 (15.63%) Senior Design Engineer
7 5 (15.63%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
7 5 (15.63%) Software Development Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Wireless Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Consultant
9 2 (6.25%) Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Principal Consultant
9 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Software Consultant
9 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) MFC
2 3 (9.38%) HTML
2 3 (9.38%) OpenGL
3 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) JSON
3 2 (6.25%) STL
4 1 (3.13%) 802.1X
4 1 (3.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (3.13%) WCF
4 1 (3.13%) WPF
4 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Home Automation
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (9.38%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.13%) CAN bus
5 1 (3.13%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Android
2 3 (9.38%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Software Engineering
2 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
3 7 (21.88%) Schematic Capture
4 4 (12.50%) OO
4 4 (12.50%) OOD
4 4 (12.50%) UML
5 3 (9.38%) Software Architecture
5 3 (9.38%) Visual Effects
6 2 (6.25%) Android Development
6 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
6 2 (6.25%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.25%) Prototyping
6 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.25%) SysML
6 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.13%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.13%) Information Assurance
7 1 (3.13%) Memory Management
7 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) C
2 20 (62.50%) C++
3 10 (31.25%) Embedded C
3 10 (31.25%) Embedded C++
4 3 (9.38%) Java
5 2 (6.25%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) Assembly Language
6 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 13485
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) EMC
2 9 (28.13%) NEC
3 2 (6.25%) Green Hills
Hook, Hampshire
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