Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Software Development
England > South East
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 505 494 543
Rank change year-on-year -11 +49 +81
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 32 59 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 31 57 64
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +17.28% +1.25%
10th Percentile £34,000 £34,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -

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 25,516 27,809 30,717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.00% 89.86% 89.42%
Number of salaries quoted 20,918 22,884 25,499
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 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 9 December 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 9 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
Thames Valley +26 11 £40,000 +10.34% 8
Berkshire +5 10 £40,000 +14.29% 4
Hampshire -36 9 £50,000 - 6
East Sussex - 7 £46,000 - 6
Surrey +37 5 £67,500 +17.39% 3
Buckinghamshire +24 1 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Embedded Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 26 (81.25%) C++
2 25 (78.13%) Software Engineering
3 22 (68.75%) Linux
4 19 (59.38%) C
5 15 (46.88%) Electronics
6 14 (43.75%) Degree
7 12 (37.50%) Mathematics
8 10 (31.25%) Computer Science
8 10 (31.25%) Embedded Linux
9 9 (28.13%) Algorithms
10 8 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (25.00%) OpenCV
10 8 (25.00%) Image Processing
10 8 (25.00%) Automotive
11 7 (21.88%) Windows
11 7 (21.88%) SQL
11 7 (21.88%) STL
11 7 (21.88%) Qt
11 7 (21.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
11 7 (21.88%) JTAG
11 7 (21.88%) Android
11 7 (21.88%) Marketing
11 7 (21.88%) Physics
11 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (21.88%) Deep Learning
12 6 (18.75%) Memory Management
12 6 (18.75%) Embedded C++
13 5 (15.63%) Assembly Language
13 5 (15.63%) German Language

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Bluetooth
2 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (6.25%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) CMake
2 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (46.88%) Electronics
2 8 (25.00%) Automotive
3 7 (21.88%) Marketing
4 5 (15.63%) German Language
5 1 (3.13%) Games
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Software Engineer
2 16 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 15 (46.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Electronics Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Graduate
6 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Research Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Design Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Development Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Junior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Development Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) OpenCV
2 7 (21.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 7 (21.88%) Qt
2 7 (21.88%) STL
3 3 (9.38%) Caffe
3 3 (9.38%) OpenCL
3 3 (9.38%) TensorFlow
4 2 (6.25%) OpenGL
5 1 (3.13%) DirectX
5 1 (3.13%) Middleware
5 1 (3.13%) OpenGL ES
5 1 (3.13%) Vulkan
5 1 (3.13%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Algorithms
2 8 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (9.38%) CUDA
3 3 (9.38%) SIMD
4 1 (3.13%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.13%) IPTV
4 1 (3.13%) STB
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Linux
2 10 (31.25%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (21.88%) Android
3 7 (21.88%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) uClinux
4 1 (3.13%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Software Engineering
2 12 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 10 (31.25%) Computer Science
4 8 (25.00%) Image Processing
5 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.88%) Deep Learning
5 7 (21.88%) Physics
5 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Memory Management
7 5 (15.63%) Machine Learning
7 5 (15.63%) Technical Leadership
8 4 (12.50%) Computer Vision
9 3 (9.38%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (9.38%) Convolutional Neural Network
9 3 (9.38%) Schematic Capture
10 2 (6.25%) Analytics
10 2 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
11 1 (3.13%) Android Development
11 1 (3.13%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) C++
2 19 (59.38%) C
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) Embedded C++
5 5 (15.63%) Assembly Language
6 3 (9.38%) Python
7 2 (6.25%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) JTAG
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 26262
2 1 (3.13%) MISRA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) EMC