Period
to 16 December 2018

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 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
England > South East
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 389 430 376
Rank change year-on-year +41 -54 +97
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 150 111 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.54% 0.36% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.43% 0.99% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 129 107 212
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £59,000 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Embedded Systems is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 10,469 11,201 12,222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.59% 36.08% 36.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8,279 9,035 9,966
South East median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%

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 6 months to 16 December 2018.

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 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
Thames Valley +62 56 £45,000 -10.00% 18
East Sussex +2 33 £42,500 - 5
Berkshire +26 32 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Surrey +53 29 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Hampshire +3 28 £49,000 -2.00% 6
Oxfordshire +41 24 £37,500 -18.92% 10
West Sussex -15 2 £40,000 - 2
Kent +16 1 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Sussex - 1 - -
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT jobs citing Embedded Systems also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 112 (74.67%) C
2 98 (65.33%) C++
3 67 (44.67%) Python
4 66 (44.00%) Software Engineering
5 59 (39.33%) Embedded C
6 52 (34.67%) Linux
7 45 (30.00%) Electronics
8 42 (28.00%) Bash Shell
9 41 (27.33%) Firmware
10 38 (25.33%) Manufacturing
11 32 (21.33%) Degree
11 32 (21.33%) Physics
12 30 (20.00%) Lua
12 30 (20.00%) Windows
13 27 (18.00%) C#
14 24 (16.00%) RS-232
15 22 (14.67%) RS-485
15 22 (14.67%) RS-422
15 22 (14.67%) Mathematics
16 21 (14.00%) Unit Testing
17 19 (12.67%) Bluetooth
18 17 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
19 16 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
20 15 (10.00%) Qt
21 14 (9.33%) Computer Science
21 14 (9.33%) Embedded C++
21 14 (9.33%) OO
22 13 (8.67%) .NET
22 13 (8.67%) RFID
23 11 (7.33%) Robotics

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.00%) RS-232
2 22 (14.67%) RS-422
2 22 (14.67%) RS-485
3 19 (12.67%) Bluetooth
4 13 (8.67%) RFID
5 7 (4.67%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.67%) Ethernet
6 4 (2.67%) ZigBee
7 3 (2.00%) Internet
7 3 (2.00%) Wireless
8 2 (1.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.33%) Z-Wave
9 1 (0.67%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (5.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.00%) GDB
2 3 (2.00%) JIRA
2 3 (2.00%) Subversion
3 2 (1.33%) NUnit
3 2 (1.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.67%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.67%) CMake
4 1 (0.67%) GCC
4 1 (0.67%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (30.00%) Electronics
2 38 (25.33%) Manufacturing
3 11 (7.33%) Marketing
4 7 (4.67%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.33%) Automotive
6 2 (1.33%) Games
7 1 (0.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 55 (36.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 53 (35.33%) Software Engineer
3 40 (26.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 33 (22.00%) Developer
5 22 (14.67%) Firmware Engineer
6 18 (12.00%) Linux Developer
7 17 (11.33%) Embedded Developer
8 16 (10.67%) C Developer
8 16 (10.67%) C++ Software Engineer
8 16 (10.67%) Electronics Engineer
8 16 (10.67%) Embedded C Developer
9 13 (8.67%) Senior Software Engineer
10 12 (8.00%) C++ Developer
11 11 (7.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 10 (6.67%) .NET Developer
12 10 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 7 (4.67%) Analyst
13 7 (4.67%) Security Analyst
14 5 (3.33%) Junior
14 5 (3.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.00%) Qt
2 13 (8.67%) .NET
3 8 (5.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (5.33%) OpenCV
3 8 (5.33%) STL
4 4 (2.67%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.00%) CSS
5 3 (2.00%) HTML
6 2 (1.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.33%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.33%) Flash
6 2 (1.33%) HTML5
6 2 (1.33%) OpenGL
6 2 (1.33%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.33%) React
6 2 (1.33%) REST
6 2 (1.33%) WinForms
6 2 (1.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.33%) Robotics
2 5 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (3.33%) SCADA
3 3 (2.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (2.00%) User Experience
4 2 (1.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.33%) ASIC
4 2 (1.33%) CAN bus
4 2 (1.33%) Internet of Things
4 2 (1.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.67%) CUDA
5 1 (0.67%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.67%) GPGPU
5 1 (0.67%) Life Science
5 1 (0.67%) Optoelectronics
5 1 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.67%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 52 (34.67%) Linux
2 30 (20.00%) Windows
3 7 (4.67%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (2.00%) Android
5 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (44.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (21.33%) Physics
3 22 (14.67%) Mathematics
4 21 (14.00%) Unit Testing
5 17 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (9.33%) Computer Science
7 14 (9.33%) OO
8 10 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (6.00%) Test Automation
10 8 (5.33%) Embedded Software Development
10 8 (5.33%) Multithreading
10 8 (5.33%) OOD
10 8 (5.33%) Schematic Capture
11 7 (4.67%) Deep Learning
11 7 (4.67%) Image Processing
11 7 (4.67%) OWASP
11 7 (4.67%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (4.67%) Prototyping
11 7 (4.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 112 (74.67%) C
2 98 (65.33%) C++
3 67 (44.67%) Python
4 59 (39.33%) Embedded C
5 42 (28.00%) Bash Shell
6 30 (20.00%) Lua
7 27 (18.00%) C#
8 14 (9.33%) Embedded C++
9 9 (6.00%) Java
10 7 (4.67%) SQL
11 3 (2.00%) Assembly Language
11 3 (2.00%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.00%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.33%) Fortran
12 2 (1.33%) Perl
13 1 (0.67%) ANSI C
13 1 (0.67%) GLSL
13 1 (0.67%) HLSL
13 1 (0.67%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 32 (21.33%) Degree
2 7 (4.67%) CEH
2 7 (4.67%) DV Cleared
2 7 (4.67%) GIAC
2 7 (4.67%) OSCP
2 7 (4.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.00%) JTAG
2 1 (0.67%) ISO 26262
2 1 (0.67%) MISRA
2 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 41 (27.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (4.67%) Defensics
1 7 (4.67%) Nessus
1 7 (4.67%) Nexpose
1 7 (4.67%) Nmap
1 7 (4.67%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 9 (6.00%) EMC
2 7 (4.67%) Codenomicon
3 2 (1.33%) Assembla
3 2 (1.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.67%) Freescale
4 1 (0.67%) Renesas