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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Systems
England / South East
Rank 346 330 380
Rank change year-on-year -16 +50  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 50 126 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.66% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 1.65% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 44 112 66
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 5165 7641 7489
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 34.58% 39.77% 36.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4187 6342 5883
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Embedded Systems as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 24 March 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 24 March 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
Hampshire +33 14 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Surrey +10 9 £53,250 +25.29%
Oxfordshire 0 9 £42,500 -26.08% 1
East Sussex -25 9 £47,500 +5.55%
Berkshire +37 7 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 2 £48,750 +8.33% 2
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 100 (72.46%) C++
2 93 (67.39%) Software Engineering
3 83 (60.14%) C
4 81 (58.70%) Linux
5 56 (40.58%) Degree
6 46 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 36 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (25.36%) Windows
9 31 (22.46%) Electronics
10 28 (20.29%) TCP/IP
11 27 (19.57%) Scrum
11 27 (19.57%) Multithreading
12 23 (16.67%) Python
13 21 (15.22%) Finance
14 19 (13.77%) Embedded C
15 17 (12.32%) Firmware
15 17 (12.32%) Automotive
16 16 (11.59%) Security Cleared
16 16 (11.59%) Bash Shell
17 15 (10.87%) HTTP
17 15 (10.87%) Java
18 14 (10.14%) LDAP
18 14 (10.14%) Kerberos
18 14 (10.14%) NFS
18 14 (10.14%) FTP
18 14 (10.14%) Embedded C++
18 14 (10.14%) Project Management
18 14 (10.14%) Unit Testing
19 13 (9.42%) Physics
19 13 (9.42%) Telecoms

Embedded Systems
Top Related 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 2 (1.45%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.29%) TCP/IP
2 15 (10.87%) HTTP
3 14 (10.14%) FTP
3 14 (10.14%) Kerberos
3 14 (10.14%) LDAP
4 8 (5.80%) Ethernet
5 6 (4.35%) RS-485
6 4 (2.90%) DHCP
6 4 (2.90%) DNS
6 4 (2.90%) PPP
6 4 (2.90%) RS-232
6 4 (2.90%) Wireless
7 3 (2.17%) ZigBee
8 2 (1.45%) 802.15
8 2 (1.45%) Bluetooth
8 2 (1.45%) Internet
8 2 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.72%) LAN
9 1 (0.72%) VPN
9 1 (0.72%) WAN
Development Applications
1 12 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.25%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.90%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.45%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.45%) Subversion
5 1 (0.72%) Metasploit
General
1 31 (22.46%) Electronics
2 21 (15.22%) Finance
3 17 (12.32%) Automotive
4 13 (9.42%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.07%) Avionics
5 7 (5.07%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.35%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.45%) Banking
7 2 (1.45%) Military
8 1 (0.72%) Advertising
8 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (46.38%) Software Engineer
2 37 (26.81%) Embedded Engineer
3 35 (25.36%) C++ Software Engineer
4 29 (21.01%) C Software Engineer
4 29 (21.01%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 27 (19.57%) Senior Software Engineer
6 25 (18.12%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 20 (14.49%) Developer
8 17 (12.32%) Software Developer
9 16 (11.59%) C++ Developer
10 15 (10.87%) Embedded C Engineer
10 15 (10.87%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 15 (10.87%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 14 (10.14%) C++ Software Developer
11 14 (10.14%) Embedded C++ Developer
11 14 (10.14%) Embedded Developer
11 14 (10.14%) Embedded Software Developer
11 14 (10.14%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 12 (8.70%) Senior C Software Engineer
13 11 (7.97%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.07%) .NET
2 5 (3.62%) HTML
3 4 (2.90%) Web Services
3 4 (2.90%) XML
4 3 (2.17%) Qt
5 2 (1.45%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.45%) MFC
5 2 (1.45%) WPF
6 1 (0.72%) CSS
6 1 (0.72%) jQuery
6 1 (0.72%) JSON
6 1 (0.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 46 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.97%) Robotics
3 6 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (3.62%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.45%) CAN bus
6 2 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.45%) Smart Home
7 1 (0.72%) Contactless
7 1 (0.72%) CPLD
7 1 (0.72%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 81 (58.70%) Linux
2 35 (25.36%) Windows
3 9 (6.52%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (6.52%) Ubuntu
4 6 (4.35%) Kali Linux
5 4 (2.90%) Unix
6 1 (0.72%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (67.39%) Software Engineering
2 36 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (19.57%) Multithreading
3 27 (19.57%) Scrum
4 14 (10.14%) Project Management
4 14 (10.14%) Unit Testing
5 13 (9.42%) OO
5 13 (9.42%) Physics
6 12 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (7.97%) Computer Vision
7 11 (7.97%) Machine Learning
7 11 (7.97%) Portfolio Management
7 11 (7.97%) Requirements Management
7 11 (7.97%) Revenue Recognition
8 10 (7.25%) Automated Testing
8 10 (7.25%) Configuration Management
8 10 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (7.25%) OWASP
8 10 (7.25%) TDD
8 10 (7.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 100 (72.46%) C++
2 83 (60.14%) C
3 23 (16.67%) Python
4 19 (13.77%) Embedded C
5 16 (11.59%) Bash Shell
6 15 (10.87%) Java
7 14 (10.14%) Embedded C++
8 13 (9.42%) Perl
9 11 (7.97%) Shell Script
10 10 (7.25%) C#
11 6 (4.35%) Lua
12 5 (3.62%) SQL
13 3 (2.17%) Ruby
14 2 (1.45%) Delphi
14 2 (1.45%) Fortran
14 2 (1.45%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.45%) Pascal
14 2 (1.45%) VB
15 1 (0.72%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 56 (40.58%) Degree
2 16 (11.59%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.25%) CEH
3 10 (7.25%) GIAC
3 10 (7.25%) ISTQB
3 10 (7.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (7.25%) OSCP
4 8 (5.80%) GPEN
5 3 (2.17%) PhD
6 2 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.45%) HNC
6 2 (1.45%) HND
7 1 (0.72%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) ISO 9001
2 8 (5.80%) QA
3 6 (4.35%) DO-178B
4 4 (2.90%) MISRA
5 2 (1.45%) IEC 61508
5 2 (1.45%) ISO26262
5 2 (1.45%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.72%) SDET
System Software
1 17 (12.32%) Firmware
2 14 (10.14%) NFS
3 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (7.25%) Nessus
1 10 (7.25%) Nmap
1 10 (7.25%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 10 (7.25%) Coverity
1 10 (7.25%) Qualys
2 8 (5.80%) Green Hills
3 2 (1.45%) EMC
3 2 (1.45%) Progress
4 1 (0.72%) Nokia
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