Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 410 449 441
Rank change year-on-year +39 -8 -40
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 101 101 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.34% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 0.94% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 69 83 94
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -6.74% +7.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £34,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,750 £61,750
England median annual salary £48,250 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +7.22% +8.43% -7.78%

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 9,555 10,769 10,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.40% 35.80% 34.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7,162 8,710 8,301
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 2019. 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 +38 30 £40,000 -15.79% 11
East Sussex +9 29 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Hampshire +12 25 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Berkshire +15 16 £40,000 - 7
Surrey +34 13 £50,000 +48.15%
Buckinghamshire +35 9 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Oxfordshire +37 5 £40,000 -15.79% 2
West Sussex -12 2 £32,500 -23.53%
Kent +9 1 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 86 (85.15%) C++
2 84 (83.17%) C
3 67 (66.34%) Software Engineering
4 39 (38.61%) Python
5 36 (35.64%) Degree
6 35 (34.65%) Linux
7 32 (31.68%) Unit Testing
8 25 (24.75%) Manufacturing
9 23 (22.77%) Embedded C
10 22 (21.78%) Electronics
11 21 (20.79%) Firmware
11 21 (20.79%) Computer Science
12 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (19.80%) C#
13 19 (18.81%) Lua
14 18 (17.82%) Bash Shell
15 17 (16.83%) Embedded C++
16 15 (14.85%) Mathematics
16 15 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (14.85%) Computer Science Degree
16 15 (14.85%) Problem-Solving
17 13 (12.87%) Subversion
17 13 (12.87%) Marketing
17 13 (12.87%) Assembly Language
18 12 (11.88%) QNX
19 11 (10.89%) ThreadX
19 11 (10.89%) Git (software)
20 10 (9.90%) JIRA
21 9 (8.91%) Continuous Improvement
21 9 (8.91%) Static Code Analysis

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 2 (1.98%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (0.99%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) RS-232
2 4 (3.96%) RS-422
2 4 (3.96%) RS-485
3 3 (2.97%) Bluetooth
3 3 (2.97%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.97%) Wireless
3 3 (2.97%) ZigBee
3 3 (2.97%) Z-Wave
4 2 (1.98%) GSM
4 2 (1.98%) Internet
4 2 (1.98%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.99%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
1 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (12.87%) Subversion
2 11 (10.89%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.90%) JIRA
4 8 (7.92%) VectorCAST
5 6 (5.94%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.98%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.98%) NetBeans
6 2 (1.98%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (24.75%) Manufacturing
2 22 (21.78%) Electronics
3 13 (12.87%) Marketing
4 3 (2.97%) Automotive
4 3 (2.97%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.99%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.99%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (40.59%) Developer
2 32 (31.68%) Embedded Engineer
3 29 (28.71%) Software Engineer
4 25 (24.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 21 (20.79%) Embedded Developer
6 18 (17.82%) Software Developer
7 15 (14.85%) C++ Developer
8 12 (11.88%) Firmware Engineer
9 11 (10.89%) Embedded C++ Developer
9 11 (10.89%) Graduate
10 9 (8.91%) Junior
11 8 (7.92%) Embedded Software Developer
12 6 (5.94%) Graduate Developer
12 6 (5.94%) Graduate Software Developer
12 6 (5.94%) Junior Developer
12 6 (5.94%) Junior Software Developer
12 6 (5.94%) Linux Developer
12 6 (5.94%) Senior Software Engineer
13 5 (4.95%) Design Engineer
13 5 (4.95%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.92%) .NET
2 4 (3.96%) HTML
2 4 (3.96%) jQuery
2 4 (3.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (2.97%) Angular 2
3 3 (2.97%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.97%) CSS
3 3 (2.97%) CSS3
3 3 (2.97%) HTML5
3 3 (2.97%) Vue.js
4 2 (1.98%) Qt
4 2 (1.98%) Swing
4 2 (1.98%) XML
5 1 (0.99%) Ajax
5 1 (0.99%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Algorithms
2 5 (4.95%) Analogue Electronics
3 4 (3.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (3.96%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.97%) Life Science
4 3 (2.97%) VHDL
5 2 (1.98%) CAN bus
5 2 (1.98%) CESG
5 2 (1.98%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.98%) Home Automation
5 2 (1.98%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.98%) Robotics
5 2 (1.98%) SCADA
5 2 (1.98%) Smart Home
5 2 (1.98%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.99%) Acoustics
Operating Systems
1 35 (34.65%) Linux
2 11 (10.89%) ThreadX
3 5 (4.95%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (2.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (66.34%) Software Engineering
2 32 (31.68%) Unit Testing
3 21 (20.79%) Computer Science
4 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (14.85%) Mathematics
5 15 (14.85%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (8.91%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (8.91%) Microservices
6 9 (8.91%) Static Code Analysis
7 8 (7.92%) Issue Tracking
8 6 (5.94%) Physics
9 5 (4.95%) Energy Management
9 5 (4.95%) SDLC
9 5 (4.95%) Software Architecture
10 4 (3.96%) Control Theory
10 4 (3.96%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (3.96%) Project Planning
10 4 (3.96%) Validation
11 3 (2.97%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 86 (85.15%) C++
2 84 (83.17%) C
3 39 (38.61%) Python
4 23 (22.77%) Embedded C
5 20 (19.80%) C#
6 19 (18.81%) Lua
7 18 (17.82%) Bash Shell
8 17 (16.83%) Embedded C++
9 13 (12.87%) Assembly Language
10 7 (6.93%) JavaScript
11 6 (5.94%) MATLAB
12 5 (4.95%) Java
13 3 (2.97%) SQL
14 2 (1.98%) Delphi
14 2 (1.98%) Pascal
14 2 (1.98%) VB
15 1 (0.99%) Fortran
15 1 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (35.64%) Degree
2 15 (14.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.97%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.98%) CREST Certified
4 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.98%) GIAC
4 2 (1.98%) GREM
4 2 (1.98%) HND
4 2 (1.98%) MCP
4 2 (1.98%) PhD
4 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) NCSC
2 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 21 (20.79%) Firmware
2 2 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (11.88%) QNX
2 9 (8.91%) Klocwork
3 5 (4.95%) EMC
4 4 (3.96%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (1.98%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.99%) Cisco
6 1 (0.99%) Parasoft
6 1 (0.99%) VMware
6 1 (0.99%) Xilinx