The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 344 332 393
Rank change year-on-year -12 +61  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 50 108 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.59% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.92% 1.49% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 48 96 61
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £61,250 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year -11.11% +4.04%  

Embedded Systems is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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 generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5444 7241 8112
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 37.29% 39.31% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6276 8383 9298
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £26,125
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Embedded Systems as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Systems in the South East

Embedded Systems
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Embedded Systems in the South East

Embedded Systems
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Systems in the South East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded Systems in the South East

Embedded Systems
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 Systems within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +46 15 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Oxfordshire +2 12 £42,500 -22.72% 1
East Sussex +5 9 £49,000 +3.15% 1
Kent +4 6 £37,500 - 1
Hampshire +13 4 £63,750 +70.00% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 4 £47,500 +31.94%
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Embedded Systems also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 73 (73.74%) C++
2 65 (65.66%) C
3 54 (54.55%) Linux
4 53 (53.54%) Software Engineering
5 41 (41.41%) Degree
6 21 (21.21%) Computer Science
7 19 (19.19%) Electronics
8 17 (17.17%) Embedded C++
8 17 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (16.16%) ISO 9001
10 15 (15.15%) Firmware
11 14 (14.14%) Project Management
11 14 (14.14%) Finance
11 14 (14.14%) SDLC
12 13 (13.13%) Numerate Degree
12 13 (13.13%) ZigBee
13 12 (12.12%) C#
14 11 (11.11%) Windows
14 11 (11.11%) UML
14 11 (11.11%) OO
14 11 (11.11%) Python
15 10 (10.10%) Java
15 10 (10.10%) Embedded C
15 10 (10.10%) Physics
15 10 (10.10%) Multithreading
16 9 (9.09%) Automotive
17 8 (8.08%) Embedded Linux
17 8 (8.08%) Perl
17 8 (8.08%) TCP/IP
17 8 (8.08%) Security Cleared

Embedded Systems
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 (3.03%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.13%) ZigBee
2 8 (8.08%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.05%) Ethernet
4 3 (3.03%) HTTP
4 3 (3.03%) Internet
5 2 (2.02%) FTP
5 2 (2.02%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.02%) LDAP
5 2 (2.02%) RS-485
5 2 (2.02%) Wireless
6 1 (1.01%) 2G
6 1 (1.01%) 3G
6 1 (1.01%) 802.15
6 1 (1.01%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.01%) LTE
6 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.01%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.02%) Jasmine
2 2 (2.02%) JIRA
2 2 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.02%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.02%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.02%) webpack
3 1 (1.01%) GDB
General
1 19 (19.19%) Electronics
2 14 (14.14%) Finance
3 9 (9.09%) Automotive
4 7 (7.07%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.03%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.03%) Avionics
5 3 (3.03%) Marketing
6 2 (2.02%) Banking
6 2 (2.02%) Games
7 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (43.43%) Software Engineer
2 32 (32.32%) Embedded Engineer
3 29 (29.29%) Developer
4 27 (27.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 24 (24.24%) C++ Developer
6 17 (17.17%) C++ Software Engineer
6 17 (17.17%) Embedded C++ Developer
6 17 (17.17%) Embedded Developer
7 15 (15.15%) Software Developer
8 14 (14.14%) C++ Software Developer
8 14 (14.14%) Embedded Software Developer
9 11 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
10 10 (10.10%) Principal Engineer
11 9 (9.09%) Principal Software Engineer
12 8 (8.08%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 7 (7.07%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 7 (7.07%) Lead Software Engineer
13 7 (7.07%) Project Engineer
13 7 (7.07%) Senior C++ Developer
13 7 (7.07%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.07%) .NET
2 5 (5.05%) Middleware
3 4 (4.04%) Qt
3 4 (4.04%) WPF
4 2 (2.02%) .NET Core
4 2 (2.02%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.02%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (2.02%) CSS
4 2 (2.02%) CSS3
4 2 (2.02%) HTML5
4 2 (2.02%) MFC
4 2 (2.02%) NHibernate
4 2 (2.02%) React
4 2 (2.02%) Redux
4 2 (2.02%) REST
4 2 (2.02%) RESTful
4 2 (2.02%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.21%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.07%) Robotics
3 5 (5.05%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.05%) Device Driver
3 5 (5.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (4.04%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (3.03%) CPLD
5 3 (3.03%) iPad
6 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.02%) Handset
6 2 (2.02%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.01%) ASIC
7 1 (1.01%) SCADA
7 1 (1.01%) Smart Energy
7 1 (1.01%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 54 (54.55%) Linux
2 11 (11.11%) Windows
3 8 (8.08%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (4.04%) Kali Linux
4 4 (4.04%) Unix
5 3 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (53.54%) Software Engineering
2 17 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (14.14%) Project Management
3 14 (14.14%) SDLC
4 11 (11.11%) OO
4 11 (11.11%) UML
5 10 (10.10%) Multithreading
5 10 (10.10%) Physics
6 8 (8.08%) Machine Learning
7 7 (7.07%) Computer Vision
7 7 (7.07%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (7.07%) Portfolio Management
7 7 (7.07%) Requirements Management
7 7 (7.07%) Revenue Recognition
7 7 (7.07%) Scrum
8 6 (6.06%) Mathematics
8 6 (6.06%) Test Automation
9 5 (5.05%) OWASP
9 5 (5.05%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.05%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 73 (73.74%) C++
2 65 (65.66%) C
3 17 (17.17%) Embedded C++
4 12 (12.12%) C#
5 11 (11.11%) Python
6 10 (10.10%) Embedded C
6 10 (10.10%) Java
7 8 (8.08%) Perl
8 5 (5.05%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.05%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.03%) Assembly Language
9 3 (3.03%) Delphi
9 3 (3.03%) Fortran
9 3 (3.03%) Pascal
9 3 (3.03%) VB
10 2 (2.02%) ES6
10 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.02%) Ruby
10 2 (2.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (41.41%) Degree
2 13 (13.13%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (8.08%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.05%) CEH
4 5 (5.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (5.05%) GIAC
4 5 (5.05%) OSCP
5 4 (4.04%) GPEN
6 3 (3.03%) PhD
7 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.16%) ISO 9001
2 7 (7.07%) QA
3 2 (2.02%) DO-178B
3 2 (2.02%) IEC 61508
3 2 (2.02%) ISO 26262
3 2 (2.02%) MISRA
3 2 (2.02%) MISRA C
4 1 (1.01%) JTAG
System Software
1 15 (15.15%) Firmware
2 2 (2.02%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) Defensics
1 5 (5.05%) Nessus
1 5 (5.05%) Nmap
1 5 (5.05%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 5 (5.05%) Codenomicon
1 5 (5.05%) Coverity
1 5 (5.05%) Qualys
2 2 (2.02%) Green Hills
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.01%) Nokia
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