Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 361 393 455
Rank change year-on-year +32 +62 -85
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 151 140 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.59% 0.48% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.63% 1.33% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 104 119 93
South East median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,625 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%

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 9,264 10,562 10,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.26% 35.92% 35.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6,992 8,436 8,333
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +58 74 £50,000 +11.11% 23
East Sussex +14 38 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Berkshire +27 36 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Oxfordshire +40 22 £40,000 -15.79% 5
Hampshire +14 22 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Buckinghamshire - 16 £52,500 - 11
West Sussex 0 8 £54,250 +35.63%
Surrey +27 5 £51,250 +28.13% 6
Kent -1 4 £52,500 +5.00%
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 122 (80.79%) C++
2 109 (72.19%) C
3 100 (66.23%) Software Engineering
4 63 (41.72%) Degree
5 57 (37.75%) Linux
6 47 (31.13%) Firmware
7 41 (27.15%) Python
8 35 (23.18%) Electronics
9 31 (20.53%) Unit Testing
10 30 (19.87%) Computer Science
11 29 (19.21%) C#
12 27 (17.88%) Embedded C
12 27 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (17.88%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (13.25%) Subversion
13 20 (13.25%) Bash Shell
14 19 (12.58%) Git (software)
14 19 (12.58%) Manufacturing
15 18 (11.92%) Visual Studio
15 18 (11.92%) Algorithms
16 17 (11.26%) .NET
17 16 (10.60%) Automotive
17 16 (10.60%) Lua
17 16 (10.60%) JIRA
18 15 (9.93%) QNX
18 15 (9.93%) Embedded C++
19 14 (9.27%) ThreadX
19 14 (9.27%) Software Architecture
19 14 (9.27%) Continuous Improvement
19 14 (9.27%) Computer Science Degree

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 9 (5.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.66%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.66%) Simulink
2 1 (0.66%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.99%) GitHub
2 1 (0.66%) AWS
2 1 (0.66%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.28%) Bluetooth
1 11 (7.28%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (5.30%) ZigBee
2 8 (5.30%) Z-Wave
3 5 (3.31%) Wireless
4 3 (1.99%) Internet
4 3 (1.99%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.66%) DHCP
5 1 (0.66%) DNS
5 1 (0.66%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.66%) HTTP
5 1 (0.66%) IGMP
5 1 (0.66%) LTE
5 1 (0.66%) RTP
5 1 (0.66%) SNMP
5 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.65%) RDBMS
1 4 (2.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (13.25%) Subversion
2 19 (12.58%) Git (software)
3 18 (11.92%) Visual Studio
4 16 (10.60%) JIRA
5 11 (7.28%) CMake
6 10 (6.62%) VectorCAST
7 4 (2.65%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.65%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.99%) JMeter
8 3 (1.99%) JUnit
8 3 (1.99%) NUnit
8 3 (1.99%) Selenium
8 3 (1.99%) TestNG
9 1 (0.66%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.66%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.66%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.66%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.66%) StarTeam
9 1 (0.66%) Valgrind
General
1 35 (23.18%) Electronics
2 19 (12.58%) Manufacturing
3 16 (10.60%) Automotive
4 11 (7.28%) Marketing
5 6 (3.97%) Law
6 5 (3.31%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.32%) Advertising
7 2 (1.32%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.32%) Finance
8 1 (0.66%) Military
Job Titles
1 55 (36.42%) Embedded Engineer
2 49 (32.45%) Developer
3 41 (27.15%) Software Engineer
4 34 (22.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 24 (15.89%) Software Developer
6 20 (13.25%) Graduate
7 19 (12.58%) C++ Developer
7 19 (12.58%) Junior
8 18 (11.92%) Embedded Developer
9 17 (11.26%) Firmware Engineer
10 10 (6.62%) Embedded Software Developer
10 10 (6.62%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (5.96%) Graduate Developer
11 9 (5.96%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
11 9 (5.96%) Graduate Software Developer
11 9 (5.96%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 9 (5.96%) Junior Developer
11 9 (5.96%) Junior Embedded Engineer
11 9 (5.96%) Junior Software Developer
11 9 (5.96%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.26%) .NET
2 5 (3.31%) HTML
2 5 (3.31%) jQuery
2 5 (3.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (2.65%) .NET Core
3 4 (2.65%) Angular 2
3 4 (2.65%) AngularJS
3 4 (2.65%) CSS
3 4 (2.65%) CSS3
3 4 (2.65%) HTML5
3 4 (2.65%) OpenCV
3 4 (2.65%) Qt
3 4 (2.65%) Vue.js
4 3 (1.99%) STL
5 2 (1.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (1.32%) Middleware
5 2 (1.32%) OpenGL
5 2 (1.32%) WinForms
6 1 (0.66%) Ajax
6 1 (0.66%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.92%) Algorithms
2 13 (8.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 7 (4.64%) Robotics
4 6 (3.97%) Device Driver
5 5 (3.31%) Analogue Electronics
5 5 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.65%) CAN bus
7 3 (1.99%) Augmented Reality
7 3 (1.99%) Life Science
7 3 (1.99%) Smart Home
8 2 (1.32%) Acoustics
8 2 (1.32%) ASIC
8 2 (1.32%) CUDA
8 2 (1.32%) Home Automation
8 2 (1.32%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.32%) VHDL
9 1 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.66%) Optoelectronics
9 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (37.75%) Linux
2 14 (9.27%) ThreadX
3 9 (5.96%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (3.97%) Windows
5 3 (1.99%) FreeRTOS
6 2 (1.32%) Unix
7 1 (0.66%) Android
7 1 (0.66%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (66.23%) Software Engineering
2 31 (20.53%) Unit Testing
3 30 (19.87%) Computer Science
4 27 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (17.88%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (9.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (9.27%) Software Architecture
6 12 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (7.28%) Issue Tracking
7 11 (7.28%) Mathematics
7 11 (7.28%) Microservices
7 11 (7.28%) SDLC
7 11 (7.28%) Static Code Analysis
8 10 (6.62%) Open Source
9 9 (5.96%) CAD
9 9 (5.96%) Control Theory
9 9 (5.96%) Signal Processing
9 9 (5.96%) Test Automation
10 8 (5.30%) Machine Learning
10 8 (5.30%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 122 (80.79%) C++
2 109 (72.19%) C
3 41 (27.15%) Python
4 29 (19.21%) C#
5 27 (17.88%) Embedded C
6 20 (13.25%) Bash Shell
7 16 (10.60%) Lua
8 15 (9.93%) Embedded C++
9 11 (7.28%) Assembly Language
10 7 (4.64%) JavaScript
10 7 (4.64%) MATLAB
11 5 (3.31%) SQL
12 3 (1.99%) Java
13 2 (1.32%) Delphi
13 2 (1.32%) Pascal
13 2 (1.32%) VB
14 1 (0.66%) Fortran
14 1 (0.66%) Go
Qualifications
1 63 (41.72%) Degree
2 14 (9.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (5.30%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.32%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (1.32%) PhD
4 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) HNC
5 1 (0.66%) HND
5 1 (0.66%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.65%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (31.13%) Firmware
2 3 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Ansible
1 1 (0.66%) Graylog
1 1 (0.66%) Nagios
1 1 (0.66%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (9.93%) QNX
2 11 (7.28%) Klocwork
3 5 (3.31%) Barracuda Networks
4 4 (2.65%) EMC
5 3 (1.99%) VMware
6 2 (1.32%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.32%) Cisco
6 2 (1.32%) Parasoft
7 1 (0.66%) Borland
7 1 (0.66%) Google
7 1 (0.66%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.66%) Symbian
7 1 (0.66%) Xilinx