Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 373 407 440
Rank change year-on-year +34 +33 +62
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 165 136 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.56% 0.47% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.48% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 163 128 171
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £58,250 £60,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 28,562 28,053 34,579
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.74% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 23,768 23,385 29,205
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.93%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 25 September 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 25 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 +39 58 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Berkshire +25 50 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Hampshire +2 48 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Surrey +25 30 £50,000 +11.11% 13
East Sussex -26 19 £42,500 -10.53% 7
West Sussex +4 9 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Buckinghamshire +20 5 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire -14 3 £57,500 +31.43% 4
Kent -1 2 £38,750 - 5
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 160 (96.97%) Software Engineering
2 126 (76.36%) C++
3 108 (65.45%) C
4 73 (44.24%) Linux
5 58 (35.15%) Degree
6 51 (30.91%) Unit Testing
7 50 (30.30%) Embedded Systems
8 44 (26.67%) Embedded C
9 42 (25.45%) Embedded C++
10 36 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (21.21%) OO
12 29 (17.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 29 (17.58%) Windows
12 29 (17.58%) STL
12 29 (17.58%) Embedded Software Development
12 29 (17.58%) OpenCV
13 26 (15.76%) Marketing
14 25 (15.15%) OOD
15 24 (14.55%) Embedded Linux
15 24 (14.55%) Qt
16 23 (13.94%) Python
17 22 (13.33%) UML
17 22 (13.33%) SQL
17 22 (13.33%) Manufacturing
18 21 (12.73%) Firmware
19 18 (10.91%) Image Processing
19 18 (10.91%) Deep Learning
20 17 (10.30%) SDLC
20 17 (10.30%) Bash Shell
20 17 (10.30%) Electronics

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 (1.82%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.48%) RS-232
1 14 (8.48%) RS-485
2 10 (6.06%) RS-422
3 4 (2.42%) Ethernet
3 4 (2.42%) Wireless
4 2 (1.21%) 5G
4 2 (1.21%) GSM
4 2 (1.21%) LTE
4 2 (1.21%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.21%) UMTS
5 1 (0.61%) HTTP
5 1 (0.61%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 15 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 15 (9.09%) Subversion
2 5 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.61%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.61%) CMake
3 1 (0.61%) CppUnit
3 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.61%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (0.61%) GDB
3 1 (0.61%) Hudson
3 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.61%) JIRA
3 1 (0.61%) LabVIEW
General
1 26 (15.76%) Marketing
2 22 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 17 (10.30%) Electronics
4 15 (9.09%) Automotive
5 12 (7.27%) Aerospace
6 6 (3.64%) Military
7 5 (3.03%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.42%) Avionics
9 3 (1.82%) Advertising
10 2 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 29 (17.58%) OpenCV
1 29 (17.58%) STL
2 24 (14.55%) Qt
3 7 (4.24%) .NET
4 5 (3.03%) POSIX
5 2 (1.21%) HTML
6 1 (0.61%) J2SE
6 1 (0.61%) Middleware
6 1 (0.61%) XML
6 1 (0.61%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.61%) XSLT
6 1 (0.61%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 50 (30.30%) Embedded Systems
2 15 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.27%) Device Driver
4 9 (5.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 8 (4.85%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.03%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.21%) CAN bus
8 2 (1.21%) Industry 4.0
8 2 (1.21%) Life Science
9 1 (0.61%) IPTV
9 1 (0.61%) State Machine
9 1 (0.61%) STB
Operating Systems
1 73 (44.24%) Linux
2 29 (17.58%) Windows
3 24 (14.55%) Embedded Linux
4 9 (5.45%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.21%) Android
6 1 (0.61%) ThreadX
6 1 (0.61%) uClinux
6 1 (0.61%) Unix
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (96.97%) Software Engineering
2 51 (30.91%) Unit Testing
3 36 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (21.21%) OO
5 29 (17.58%) Embedded Software Development
6 25 (15.15%) OOD
7 22 (13.33%) UML
8 18 (10.91%) Deep Learning
8 18 (10.91%) Image Processing
9 17 (10.30%) SDLC
10 16 (9.70%) Validation
11 12 (7.27%) Release Management
12 11 (6.67%) CMMI
12 11 (6.67%) Mentoring
12 11 (6.67%) Process Improvement
12 11 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
13 10 (6.06%) Physics
13 10 (6.06%) Software Architecture
14 8 (4.85%) Problem-Solving
15 7 (4.24%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 126 (76.36%) C++
2 108 (65.45%) C
3 44 (26.67%) Embedded C
4 42 (25.45%) Embedded C++
5 23 (13.94%) Python
6 22 (13.33%) SQL
7 17 (10.30%) Bash Shell
8 16 (9.70%) Lua
9 10 (6.06%) C#
10 5 (3.03%) Assembly Language
11 3 (1.82%) Delphi
11 3 (1.82%) Pascal
11 3 (1.82%) VB
11 3 (1.82%) VC++
12 1 (0.61%) Ada
12 1 (0.61%) Java
12 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.61%) Perl
12 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (35.15%) Degree
2 7 (4.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) HND
4 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.48%) ISO 9001
2 10 (6.06%) MISRA
3 9 (5.45%) MISRA C
4 4 (2.42%) QA
5 1 (0.61%) JTAG
System Software
1 21 (12.73%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (0.61%) EMC
1 1 (0.61%) Freescale
1 1 (0.61%) QNX