Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 425 374 463
Rank change year-on-year -51 +89 +69
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 112 170 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.55% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.57% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 109 157 124
South East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +22.70% -9.44%
10th Percentile £35,500 £37,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £51,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -

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 26,826 30,019 32,957
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 96.68% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 22,162 25,026 27,572
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +0.53%

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 16 December 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 16 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
Hampshire +7 48 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Thames Valley +16 21 £46,250 -7.50% 11
Surrey +27 18 £42,500 -32.00% 9
Berkshire +8 17 £45,000 -10.00% 2
East Sussex -17 17 £42,500 - 4
West Sussex -18 7 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 2 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Oxfordshire +11 1 £60,000 +14.29% 5
Kent +9 1 £42,500 -19.05% 3
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 91 (81.25%) C++
3 86 (76.79%) C
4 45 (40.18%) Linux
5 40 (35.71%) Embedded Systems
6 37 (33.04%) Degree
7 31 (27.68%) Embedded C
8 30 (26.79%) Python
9 26 (23.21%) Unit Testing
10 22 (19.64%) Embedded C++
10 22 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (19.64%) Embedded Linux
11 20 (17.86%) Computer Science
12 17 (15.18%) Firmware
13 16 (14.29%) Manufacturing
13 16 (14.29%) Bash Shell
14 14 (12.50%) Electronics
14 14 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
15 13 (11.61%) SDLC
15 13 (11.61%) Lua
15 13 (11.61%) Device Driver
16 12 (10.71%) Test Automation
17 11 (9.82%) Self-Motivation
18 10 (8.93%) Physics
18 10 (8.93%) RS-232
18 10 (8.93%) RS-485
18 10 (8.93%) RS-422
18 10 (8.93%) OO
19 9 (8.04%) SQL
19 9 (8.04%) STL

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.89%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.93%) RS-232
1 10 (8.93%) RS-422
1 10 (8.93%) RS-485
2 6 (5.36%) Wireless
3 3 (2.68%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.79%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.79%) Modbus
4 2 (1.79%) MQTT
4 2 (1.79%) Profibus
5 1 (0.89%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.89%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.89%) GSM
5 1 (0.89%) Internet
5 1 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.89%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (0.89%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.89%) JIRA
2 1 (0.89%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 14 (12.50%) Electronics
3 8 (7.14%) Marketing
4 6 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.46%) Automotive
6 3 (2.68%) Military
7 2 (1.79%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.79%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 9 (8.04%) OpenCV
1 9 (8.04%) STL
2 8 (7.14%) Qt
3 5 (4.46%) Yocto
4 1 (0.89%) HTML
4 1 (0.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 40 (35.71%) Embedded Systems
2 13 (11.61%) Device Driver
3 11 (9.82%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.79%) CAN bus
7 1 (0.89%) IPTV
7 1 (0.89%) SCADA
7 1 (0.89%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.89%) STB
Operating Systems
1 45 (40.18%) Linux
2 22 (19.64%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (8.04%) Windows
4 4 (3.57%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.89%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (0.89%) ThreadX
5 1 (0.89%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (23.21%) Unit Testing
3 22 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (17.86%) Computer Science
5 14 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
6 13 (11.61%) SDLC
7 12 (10.71%) Test Automation
8 10 (8.93%) OO
8 10 (8.93%) Physics
9 8 (7.14%) OOD
10 7 (6.25%) Deep Learning
10 7 (6.25%) Image Processing
10 7 (6.25%) UML
10 7 (6.25%) Validation
11 5 (4.46%) Mathematics
11 5 (4.46%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (4.46%) Scrum
12 4 (3.57%) CMMI
12 4 (3.57%) Data Migration
12 4 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 91 (81.25%) C++
2 86 (76.79%) C
3 31 (27.68%) Embedded C
4 30 (26.79%) Python
5 22 (19.64%) Embedded C++
6 16 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 13 (11.61%) Lua
8 9 (8.04%) SQL
9 4 (3.57%) C#
10 3 (2.68%) Java
11 2 (1.79%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.79%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.89%) Ada
12 1 (0.89%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (33.04%) Degree
2 6 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.57%) JTAG
1 4 (3.57%) MISRA
2 3 (2.68%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.89%) ISO 26262
3 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 17 (15.18%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (0.89%) Atlassian
1 1 (0.89%) Freescale