Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Embedded Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 391 455 503
Rank change year-on-year +64 +48 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 159 147 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.52% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.43% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 151 145 119
South East median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £33,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £51,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,250 £42,250
% change year-on-year +12.43% - -0.59%

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 29304 33921 41438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.97% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24468 28449 34555
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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
Hampshire +25 48 £50,000 +25.00% 1
East Sussex -2 36 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Thames Valley +31 27 £50,000 +38.89% 1
Kent +17 18 £52,500 +40.00%
Surrey +30 16 £50,000 +12.36% 1
West Sussex +14 15 £43,750 +2.94%
Oxfordshire +5 14 £52,500 +29.63%
Berkshire +54 10 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 3 £50,000 +38.89%
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Embedded Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 158 (99.37%) Software Engineering
2 141 (88.68%) C++
3 127 (79.87%) C
4 89 (55.97%) Linux
5 64 (40.25%) Embedded C
6 61 (38.36%) Embedded Systems
7 52 (32.70%) Embedded Linux
8 45 (28.30%) Degree
9 41 (25.79%) Embedded C++
10 37 (23.27%) Computer Science
11 33 (20.75%) Python
12 26 (16.35%) Windows
13 25 (15.72%) Embedded Software Development
14 24 (15.09%) Firmware
15 22 (13.84%) Manufacturing
16 21 (13.21%) Unit Testing
16 21 (13.21%) Digital Signal Processing
16 21 (13.21%) Signal Processing
17 20 (12.58%) Bash Shell
17 20 (12.58%) Lua
17 20 (12.58%) Computer Science Degree
18 19 (11.95%) Device Driver
18 19 (11.95%) Assembly Language
19 17 (10.69%) Electronics
19 17 (10.69%) Visual Studio
20 16 (10.06%) C#
20 16 (10.06%) DHCP
21 15 (9.43%) VxWorks
22 12 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
23 11 (6.92%) Algorithms

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 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.63%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.06%) DHCP
2 10 (6.29%) RS-232
2 10 (6.29%) RS-485
3 9 (5.66%) RS-422
4 5 (3.14%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.52%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.89%) GSM
7 2 (1.26%) IPv4
7 2 (1.26%) LTE
7 2 (1.26%) UMTS
7 2 (1.26%) Wireless
8 1 (0.63%) HTTP
8 1 (0.63%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 17 (10.69%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.52%) GCC
3 1 (0.63%) Ant
3 1 (0.63%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.63%) CMake
3 1 (0.63%) CppUnit
3 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.63%) GDB
3 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.63%) GNU Toolchain
3 1 (0.63%) Hudson
3 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.63%) JIRA
3 1 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 22 (13.84%) Manufacturing
2 17 (10.69%) Electronics
3 10 (6.29%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.14%) Military
5 3 (1.89%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.89%) Automotive
6 2 (1.26%) Avionics
7 1 (0.63%) Finance
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.29%) Middleware
2 9 (5.66%) .NET
3 5 (3.14%) Qt
4 2 (1.26%) HTML
4 2 (1.26%) JSON
4 2 (1.26%) REST
4 2 (1.26%) Yocto
5 1 (0.63%) XML
5 1 (0.63%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 61 (38.36%) Embedded Systems
2 37 (23.27%) Computer Science
3 19 (11.95%) Device Driver
4 11 (6.92%) Algorithms
5 9 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (5.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 7 (4.40%) VHDL
8 6 (3.77%) Verilog
9 2 (1.26%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.63%) Arduino
10 1 (0.63%) BeagleBone
10 1 (0.63%) CAN bus
10 1 (0.63%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (0.63%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 89 (55.97%) Linux
2 52 (32.70%) Embedded Linux
3 26 (16.35%) Windows
4 15 (9.43%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.26%) Unix
6 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (99.37%) Software Engineering
2 25 (15.72%) Embedded Software Development
3 21 (13.21%) Digital Signal Processing
3 21 (13.21%) Signal Processing
3 21 (13.21%) Unit Testing
4 12 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (6.92%) Device Driver Development
6 10 (6.29%) Multithreading
7 9 (5.66%) Data Management
8 8 (5.03%) Scrum
9 7 (4.40%) OO
9 7 (4.40%) Physics
9 7 (4.40%) Video Processing
10 5 (3.14%) UML
11 4 (2.52%) OOD
11 4 (2.52%) SDLC
12 3 (1.89%) Mentoring
12 3 (1.89%) Programme Management
12 3 (1.89%) Software Architecture
12 3 (1.89%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 141 (88.68%) C++
2 127 (79.87%) C
3 64 (40.25%) Embedded C
4 41 (25.79%) Embedded C++
5 33 (20.75%) Python
6 20 (12.58%) Bash Shell
6 20 (12.58%) Lua
7 19 (11.95%) Assembly Language
8 16 (10.06%) C#
9 1 (0.63%) Java
9 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.63%) Perl
9 1 (0.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (28.30%) Degree
2 20 (12.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.52%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.26%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.29%) ISO 9001
1 10 (6.29%) MISRA
2 9 (5.66%) MISRA C
3 4 (2.52%) QA
4 1 (0.63%) IEC 61131
4 1 (0.63%) JTAG
System Software
1 24 (15.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (0.63%) EMC