Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
England > South East
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 309 419 452
Rank change year-on-year +110 +33 -6
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 87 98 103
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.54% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% 1.04% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 68 65 84
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £23,750 £31,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £62,875 £55,150 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +8.43%

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 5,829 9,423 10,826
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.11% 35.92% 35.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4,578 7,077 8,740
Median annual salary £51,518 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.04% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Embedded Systems as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Embedded Systems in the South East over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

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 31 May 2020. 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 +75 24 £47,500 +18.75% 5
West Sussex +57 23 £55,000 +37.50%
Hampshire +56 15 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Berkshire +58 12 £47,500 +58.33%
Oxfordshire +34 12 £57,500 +43.75% 3
East Sussex +7 12 £27,500 -45.00%
Surrey +47 10 £44,000 -12.00%
Kent +37 3 £65,000 +44.44%
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 78 (89.66%) C++
2 75 (86.21%) Software Engineering
3 66 (75.86%) C
4 48 (55.17%) Firmware
5 44 (50.57%) Degree
6 38 (43.68%) Algorithms
7 28 (32.18%) Linux
8 26 (29.89%) Python
8 26 (29.89%) HTML
9 23 (26.44%) HTML5
10 22 (25.29%) Windows
10 22 (25.29%) Electronics
11 21 (24.14%) Robotics
11 21 (24.14%) Qt
12 18 (20.69%) Wireless
13 17 (19.54%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (18.39%) PHP
15 13 (14.94%) Bluetooth
16 12 (13.79%) OO
16 12 (13.79%) Mathematics
16 12 (13.79%) JSON
16 12 (13.79%) Power Management
16 12 (13.79%) Numerate Degree
17 11 (12.64%) Git (software)
17 11 (12.64%) Embedded Linux
18 10 (11.49%) Validation
19 9 (10.34%) C#
19 9 (10.34%) Java
19 9 (10.34%) OOD
19 9 (10.34%) Multithreading

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 3 (3.45%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.69%) Wireless
2 13 (14.94%) Bluetooth
3 7 (8.05%) LTE
4 6 (6.90%) 4G
5 5 (5.75%) 5G
5 5 (5.75%) SpaceWire
6 4 (4.60%) DVB
7 3 (3.45%) VoIP
8 2 (2.30%) 2G
8 2 (2.30%) 3G
9 1 (1.15%) MQTT
9 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) MySQL
2 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.75%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.45%) JIRA
3 3 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 22 (25.29%) Electronics
2 5 (5.75%) Aerospace
2 5 (5.75%) Automotive
3 3 (3.45%) Finance
3 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.45%) Military
4 2 (2.30%) Advertising
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (64.37%) Software Engineer
2 39 (44.83%) Embedded Engineer
3 27 (31.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 27 (31.03%) Senior Software Engineer
4 11 (12.64%) C++ Software Engineer
4 11 (12.64%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 11 (12.64%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) Junior
5 9 (10.34%) Junior Embedded Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Design Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Electronics Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Principal Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Principal Software Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Electronics Design Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Software Design Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (29.89%) HTML
2 23 (26.44%) HTML5
3 21 (24.14%) Qt
4 12 (13.79%) JSON
5 5 (5.75%) Node.js
6 4 (4.60%) Middleware
7 3 (3.45%) Yocto
8 2 (2.30%) .NET
8 2 (2.30%) .NET Core
8 2 (2.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (2.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 38 (43.68%) Algorithms
2 21 (24.14%) Robotics
3 8 (9.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (6.90%) User Experience
5 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.75%) Verilog
5 5 (5.75%) VHDL
6 3 (3.45%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.45%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.15%) Analogue Electronics
8 1 (1.15%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.18%) Linux
2 22 (25.29%) Windows
3 11 (12.64%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (3.45%) FreeRTOS
4 3 (3.45%) Unix
5 2 (2.30%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.15%) Android
6 1 (1.15%) SafeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (86.21%) Software Engineering
2 17 (19.54%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (13.79%) Mathematics
3 12 (13.79%) OO
3 12 (13.79%) Power Management
4 10 (11.49%) Validation
5 9 (10.34%) Computer Science
5 9 (10.34%) Multithreading
5 9 (10.34%) OOD
6 8 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.20%) Collaborative Working
7 6 (6.90%) Multithreaded Programming
7 6 (6.90%) Software Testing
8 5 (5.75%) Control Theory
8 5 (5.75%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.75%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (4.60%) Architectural Design
9 4 (4.60%) Prototyping
9 4 (4.60%) SDLC
10 3 (3.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 78 (89.66%) C++
2 66 (75.86%) C
3 26 (29.89%) Python
4 16 (18.39%) PHP
5 9 (10.34%) C#
5 9 (10.34%) Java
6 6 (6.90%) Embedded C
6 6 (6.90%) Embedded C++
7 5 (5.75%) ANSI C
7 5 (5.75%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.75%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.60%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.15%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 44 (50.57%) Degree
2 12 (13.79%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (4.60%) PhD
4 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (55.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (9.20%) Renesas
2 5 (5.75%) Freescale
2 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.15%) Green Hills
3 1 (1.15%) Intel
3 1 (1.15%) QNX