Period
to 18 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Engineer
England > South West
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 269 328
Rank change year-on-year +63 +59 -34
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Engineer 127 61 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.26% 0.59% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.61% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 114 50 30
South West median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% -5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £32,950
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £43,250 £44,000
% change year-on-year +15.61% -1.70% +3.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9,809 10,041 11,397
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.97% 96.89% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8,058 8,410 9,600
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Embedded Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Embedded Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Engineer in the South West

Embedded Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Engineer in the South West.

Salary trend for Embedded Engineer in the South West

Embedded Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Embedded Engineer in the South West

Embedded Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Engineer within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Bristol +3 43 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Dorset -4 30 £45,000 - 2
Wiltshire +18 24 £50,000 +66.67% 4
Gloucestershire +35 18 £45,000 - 3
Somerset +14 6 £40,000 +35.59% 3
Cornwall - 3 £40,000 -
Devon +18 2 £43,500 +16.00% 2
Embedded Engineer
England

Embedded Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, Embedded Engineer job roles required the following IT 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 West region featuring Embedded Engineer in the job title.

1 114 (89.76%) Software Engineering
2 113 (88.98%) C
3 80 (62.99%) C++
4 56 (44.09%) Embedded C
5 43 (33.86%) Linux
6 34 (26.77%) Degree
7 32 (25.20%) C#
7 32 (25.20%) Embedded C++
7 32 (25.20%) Python
8 30 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (20.47%) Bluetooth
10 24 (18.90%) OO
10 24 (18.90%) OOD
10 24 (18.90%) Embedded Software Development
11 22 (17.32%) UML
12 19 (14.96%) Validation
12 19 (14.96%) Device Driver
12 19 (14.96%) Electronics
13 18 (14.17%) Embedded Systems
14 17 (13.39%) ZigBee
14 17 (13.39%) Wireless
15 16 (12.60%) Wi-Fi
15 16 (12.60%) .NET
16 15 (11.81%) Security Cleared
17 14 (11.02%) Android
17 14 (11.02%) Windows
17 14 (11.02%) 802.11
17 14 (11.02%) 802.1X
17 14 (11.02%) FreeRTOS
18 13 (10.24%) Firmware

Embedded Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 9 (7.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (5.51%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.47%) Bluetooth
2 17 (13.39%) Wireless
2 17 (13.39%) ZigBee
3 16 (12.60%) Wi-Fi
4 14 (11.02%) 802.11
5 12 (9.45%) 3GPP
5 12 (9.45%) 802.15
5 12 (9.45%) MQTT
6 9 (7.09%) Internet
7 7 (5.51%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.36%) RS-232
9 2 (1.57%) 3G
9 2 (1.57%) 4G
10 1 (0.79%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 10 (7.87%) JIRA
2 6 (4.72%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.57%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 19 (14.96%) Electronics
2 3 (2.36%) Automotive
3 2 (1.57%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.57%) Finance
4 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.60%) .NET
2 14 (11.02%) 802.1X
3 7 (5.51%) Node.js
3 7 (5.51%) Yocto
4 4 (3.15%) .NET Compact Framework
4 4 (3.15%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.15%) GStreamer
4 4 (3.15%) Qt
5 2 (1.57%) Middleware
6 1 (0.79%) HTML
6 1 (0.79%) jQuery
6 1 (0.79%) MFC
6 1 (0.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.96%) Device Driver
2 18 (14.17%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (9.45%) Computer Science
4 9 (7.09%) Internet of Things
5 7 (5.51%) Cyber Warfare
6 4 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.36%) Robotics
8 2 (1.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.57%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.79%) Arduino
9 1 (0.79%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.79%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 43 (33.86%) Linux
2 14 (11.02%) Android
2 14 (11.02%) FreeRTOS
2 14 (11.02%) Windows
3 12 (9.45%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 10 (7.87%) Embedded Linux
5 9 (7.09%) ThreadX
6 2 (1.57%) SafeRTOS
7 1 (0.79%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (89.76%) Software Engineering
2 30 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (18.90%) Embedded Software Development
3 24 (18.90%) OO
3 24 (18.90%) OOD
4 22 (17.32%) UML
5 19 (14.96%) Validation
6 11 (8.66%) Scrum
7 8 (6.30%) Test Automation
8 7 (5.51%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (5.51%) Data Encryption
8 7 (5.51%) Device Driver Development
8 7 (5.51%) Information Assurance
8 7 (5.51%) Requirements Engineering
9 6 (4.72%) Mathematics
10 4 (3.15%) BDD
10 4 (3.15%) OOP
10 4 (3.15%) Open Source
10 4 (3.15%) SOLID
10 4 (3.15%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 113 (88.98%) C
2 80 (62.99%) C++
3 56 (44.09%) Embedded C
4 32 (25.20%) C#
4 32 (25.20%) Embedded C++
4 32 (25.20%) Python
5 11 (8.66%) Java
6 9 (7.09%) Objective-C
6 9 (7.09%) R
7 8 (6.30%) MATLAB
8 5 (3.94%) Assembly Language
9 2 (1.57%) Ada
9 2 (1.57%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.57%) Perl
10 1 (0.79%) Lua
10 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (26.77%) Degree
2 15 (11.81%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.30%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.15%) HND
5 3 (2.36%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) IEC 61508
2 2 (1.57%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.79%) ISO 15765
3 1 (0.79%) MISRA
3 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 13 (10.24%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (7.09%) Atlassian
2 3 (2.36%) Freescale
3 2 (1.57%) EMC
4 1 (0.79%) Atmel
4 1 (0.79%) BT
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft