Period
to 18 June 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Software Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 394 453 461
Rank change year-on-year +59 +8 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 161 94 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.54% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.33% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 156 91 168
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +4.94% -4.71%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.85% +2.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29,115 28,281 36,168
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.00% 96.66% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 24,348 23,593 30,830
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Embedded Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Embedded Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Engineer in the South East

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Embedded Software Engineer in the South East

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Embedded Software Engineer in the South East

Embedded Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 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 +52 75 £47,500 +18.75% 20
Berkshire +34 52 £46,250 +15.63% 5
Hampshire -3 46 £45,000 -18.18% 10
Surrey +15 20 £50,000 +17.65% 7
Buckinghamshire +5 13 £52,500 +5.00% 7
East Sussex -22 11 £42,500 -13.27% 5
Oxfordshire -4 10 £47,500 +26.67% 8
West Sussex +4 7 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Kent -1 3 £52,500 +40.00%
Embedded Software Engineer
England

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, Embedded Software Engineer job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 156 (96.89%) Software Engineering
2 121 (75.16%) C++
3 102 (63.35%) C
4 78 (48.45%) Linux
5 51 (31.68%) Degree
6 43 (26.71%) Embedded C++
7 41 (25.47%) Embedded C
7 41 (25.47%) Embedded Linux
8 39 (24.22%) Firmware
8 39 (24.22%) Windows
9 37 (22.98%) OO
10 33 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (19.25%) Unit Testing
12 27 (16.77%) Qt
13 26 (16.15%) Embedded Systems
14 25 (15.53%) Git (software)
14 25 (15.53%) Subversion
15 24 (14.91%) Embedded Software Development
16 22 (13.66%) Electronics
17 21 (13.04%) STL
17 21 (13.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 21 (13.04%) OpenCV
17 21 (13.04%) Algorithms
18 20 (12.42%) Validation
19 19 (11.80%) OOD
19 19 (11.80%) Python
19 19 (11.80%) Marketing
20 18 (11.18%) UML
21 17 (10.56%) TDD
21 17 (10.56%) Software Architecture

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
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 3 (1.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.73%) Ethernet
2 5 (3.11%) GSM
2 5 (3.11%) RS-232
2 5 (3.11%) RS-485
3 4 (2.48%) LTE
3 4 (2.48%) UMTS
4 3 (1.86%) Wireless
5 2 (1.24%) 5G
6 1 (0.62%) HTTP
6 1 (0.62%) Modbus
6 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 25 (15.53%) Git (software)
1 25 (15.53%) Subversion
2 5 (3.11%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.86%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.62%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.62%) CMake
4 1 (0.62%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.62%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.62%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (0.62%) GDB
4 1 (0.62%) Hudson
4 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.62%) JIRA
General
1 22 (13.66%) Electronics
2 19 (11.80%) Marketing
3 16 (9.94%) Aerospace
4 14 (8.70%) Automotive
5 9 (5.59%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.73%) Military
6 6 (3.73%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.86%) Advertising
8 2 (1.24%) Avionics
8 2 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.77%) Qt
2 21 (13.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 21 (13.04%) OpenCV
2 21 (13.04%) STL
3 12 (7.45%) .NET
4 5 (3.11%) POSIX
5 1 (0.62%) HTML
5 1 (0.62%) J2SE
5 1 (0.62%) XML
5 1 (0.62%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.62%) XSLT
5 1 (0.62%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.15%) Embedded Systems
2 21 (13.04%) Algorithms
3 16 (9.94%) Device Driver
4 11 (6.83%) Computer Science
5 10 (6.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 8 (4.97%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.24%) CAN bus
9 2 (1.24%) Industry 4.0
9 2 (1.24%) Life Science
10 1 (0.62%) ASIC
10 1 (0.62%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 78 (48.45%) Linux
2 41 (25.47%) Embedded Linux
3 39 (24.22%) Windows
4 8 (4.97%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.24%) Android
6 1 (0.62%) Unix
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (96.89%) Software Engineering
2 37 (22.98%) OO
3 33 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (19.25%) Unit Testing
5 24 (14.91%) Embedded Software Development
6 20 (12.42%) Validation
7 19 (11.80%) OOD
8 18 (11.18%) UML
9 17 (10.56%) Software Architecture
9 17 (10.56%) TDD
10 16 (9.94%) Image Processing
11 14 (8.70%) SDLC
12 12 (7.45%) Deep Learning
13 10 (6.21%) Open Source
13 10 (6.21%) Test Scripting
14 9 (5.59%) Mentoring
14 9 (5.59%) Release Management
15 8 (4.97%) Problem-Solving
15 8 (4.97%) Process Improvement
15 8 (4.97%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 121 (75.16%) C++
2 102 (63.35%) C
3 43 (26.71%) Embedded C++
4 41 (25.47%) Embedded C
5 19 (11.80%) Python
6 14 (8.70%) SQL
7 13 (8.07%) C#
8 10 (6.21%) Tcl
9 5 (3.11%) Assembly Language
9 5 (3.11%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.11%) Delphi
9 5 (3.11%) Lua
9 5 (3.11%) Pascal
10 3 (1.86%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.86%) R
10 3 (1.86%) VB
10 3 (1.86%) VC++
11 1 (0.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (31.68%) Degree
2 6 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) HND
4 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.32%) ISO 9001
2 11 (6.83%) MISRA
3 10 (6.21%) MISRA C
4 4 (2.48%) QA
5 1 (0.62%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.62%) JTAG
System Software
1 39 (24.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (6.21%) Atmel
2 2 (1.24%) EMC
3 1 (0.62%) QNX