Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Software Development
England > South East
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 487 512 568
Rank change year-on-year +25 +56 +51
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 56 45 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 51 42 78
South East median annual salary £41,500 £46,250 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.27% +28.47% -10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £50,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -6.25%

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 26,459 25,994 32,097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.48% 89.23% 89.06%
Number of salaries quoted 21,835 21,431 26,883
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +5 26 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire +5 24 £40,000 -
Hampshire -16 19 £41,500 -17.00% 5
Surrey +31 7 £67,500 +31.71% 1
Kent +12 2 £37,500 -3.23% 2
East Sussex -19 2 £43,000 -10.42% 6
Oxfordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
Embedded Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 40 (71.43%) Linux
2 39 (69.64%) Software Engineering
3 36 (64.29%) C++
4 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (33.93%) Windows
5 19 (33.93%) STL
5 19 (33.93%) Image Processing
5 19 (33.93%) Qt
5 19 (33.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 19 (33.93%) Embedded Systems
5 19 (33.93%) OpenCV
6 18 (32.14%) Deep Learning
6 18 (32.14%) Unit Testing
6 18 (32.14%) SQL
6 18 (32.14%) Embedded C++
6 18 (32.14%) Marketing
6 18 (32.14%) Degree
7 17 (30.36%) Electronics
8 14 (25.00%) C
9 10 (17.86%) Firmware
10 9 (16.07%) Embedded Linux
11 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
12 7 (12.50%) Machine Learning
12 7 (12.50%) Ethernet
13 6 (10.71%) Bluetooth
13 6 (10.71%) 3G
13 6 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (10.71%) Wireless
13 6 (10.71%) Mathematics
13 6 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree

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 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 6 (10.71%) 3G
2 6 (10.71%) 4G
2 6 (10.71%) Bluetooth
2 6 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (10.71%) Wireless
3 5 (8.93%) GPRS
3 5 (8.93%) GSM
3 5 (8.93%) LTE
3 5 (8.93%) ZigBee
4 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.79%) 802.15
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Bugzilla
1 2 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA Agile
General
1 18 (32.14%) Marketing
2 17 (30.36%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Automotive
3 1 (1.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 31 (55.36%) Embedded Engineer
3 29 (51.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 18 (32.14%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 17 (30.36%) C++ Software Engineer
5 17 (30.36%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Hardware Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Graduate
8 3 (5.36%) Electronics Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Research Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Development Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Firmware Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Junior
9 2 (3.57%) Junior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Firmware Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Software Tester
10 1 (1.79%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 19 (33.93%) OpenCV
1 19 (33.93%) Qt
1 19 (33.93%) STL
2 4 (7.14%) OpenCL
2 4 (7.14%) TensorFlow
3 2 (3.57%) .NET
3 2 (3.57%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.79%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.79%) DirectX
4 1 (1.79%) JSON
4 1 (1.79%) Middleware
4 1 (1.79%) OpenGL ES
4 1 (1.79%) REST
4 1 (1.79%) Vulkan
4 1 (1.79%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.93%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.93%) Algorithms
4 4 (7.14%) CUDA
5 3 (5.36%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.79%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.79%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.79%) IPTV
6 1 (1.79%) Smart Home
6 1 (1.79%) STB
Operating Systems
1 40 (71.43%) Linux
2 19 (33.93%) Windows
3 9 (16.07%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (10.71%) Android
5 2 (3.57%) ThreadX
6 1 (1.79%) uClinux
6 1 (1.79%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (69.64%) Software Engineering
2 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (33.93%) Image Processing
4 18 (32.14%) Deep Learning
4 18 (32.14%) Unit Testing
5 7 (12.50%) Machine Learning
6 6 (10.71%) Mathematics
7 5 (8.93%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (8.93%) Computer Vision
7 5 (8.93%) IC Design
7 5 (8.93%) Power Management
7 5 (8.93%) SDLC
7 5 (8.93%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (7.14%) Convolutional Neural Network
8 4 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (7.14%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.36%) Software Testing
10 2 (3.57%) Multithreading
10 2 (3.57%) Neural Network
10 2 (3.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 36 (64.29%) C++
2 18 (32.14%) Embedded C++
2 18 (32.14%) SQL
3 14 (25.00%) C
4 5 (8.93%) Python
5 3 (5.36%) Java
6 2 (3.57%) C#
7 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) Degree
2 6 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO 26262
1 1 (1.79%) MISRA
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft