Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 249 294
Rank change year-on-year +47 +45 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Engineer 138 90 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.33% 0.87% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.90% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 116 107 46
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £33,250 £34,375
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £48,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 10,042 10,048 10,574
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 97.41% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8,353 8,394 8,916
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,675 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +15 41 £52,500 +23.53% 3
Wiltshire +25 37 £45,000 +10.43% 2
Devon +45 27 £30,000 +11.11% 5
Gloucestershire +20 18 £52,500 +44.83% 2
Dorset -40 7 £47,500 +5.56%
Somerset +30 6 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Cornwall -16 1 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Embedded Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 113 (81.88%) Software Engineering
2 105 (76.09%) C
3 92 (66.67%) C++
4 69 (50.00%) Embedded C
5 47 (34.06%) Linux
6 40 (28.99%) Embedded Systems
7 38 (27.54%) Embedded C++
8 31 (22.46%) Electronics
9 30 (21.74%) Degree
10 29 (21.01%) Validation
11 22 (15.94%) Ethernet
11 22 (15.94%) UML
12 21 (15.22%) IEC 61508
12 21 (15.22%) Aerospace
13 19 (13.77%) Firmware
13 19 (13.77%) Data Analysis
13 19 (13.77%) 802.1X
13 19 (13.77%) FreeRTOS
14 18 (13.04%) OO
14 18 (13.04%) Automotive
14 18 (13.04%) 802.11
15 17 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (11.59%) Wireless
17 15 (10.87%) Embedded Linux
17 15 (10.87%) Computer Science
17 15 (10.87%) Security Cleared
17 15 (10.87%) SDLC
18 14 (10.14%) Git (software)
18 14 (10.14%) Python
18 14 (10.14%) Java

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 8 (5.80%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Simulink
2 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.72%) Mathcad
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.94%) Ethernet
2 18 (13.04%) 802.11
3 16 (11.59%) Wireless
4 13 (9.42%) Bluetooth
5 11 (7.97%) RS-232
5 11 (7.97%) ZigBee
6 8 (5.80%) 3GPP
6 8 (5.80%) 802.15
6 8 (5.80%) MQTT
6 8 (5.80%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (4.35%) 5G
8 3 (2.17%) Network Security
8 3 (2.17%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.72%) GSM
9 1 (0.72%) HTTP
9 1 (0.72%) Internet
9 1 (0.72%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 14 (10.14%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.42%) Subversion
3 11 (7.97%) JIRA
4 8 (5.80%) Rational Rhapsody
5 6 (4.35%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.62%) ClearCase
7 3 (2.17%) CMake
8 2 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.45%) Rational Team Concert
9 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (22.46%) Electronics
2 21 (15.22%) Aerospace
3 18 (13.04%) Automotive
4 8 (5.80%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.90%) Finance
6 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.77%) 802.1X
2 8 (5.80%) Yocto
3 1 (0.72%) Node.js
3 1 (0.72%) Qt
3 1 (0.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (28.99%) Embedded Systems
2 15 (10.87%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.25%) Algorithms
3 10 (7.25%) Device Driver
3 10 (7.25%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (2.17%) Robotics
7 2 (1.45%) Cyber Warfare
8 1 (0.72%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 47 (34.06%) Linux
2 19 (13.77%) FreeRTOS
3 15 (10.87%) Embedded Linux
4 13 (9.42%) Windows
5 11 (7.97%) SafeRTOS
6 8 (5.80%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (81.88%) Software Engineering
2 29 (21.01%) Validation
3 22 (15.94%) UML
4 19 (13.77%) Data Analysis
5 18 (13.04%) OO
6 17 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (10.87%) SDLC
8 13 (9.42%) Embedded Software Development
9 12 (8.70%) OOD
10 10 (7.25%) CMMI
11 8 (5.80%) Device Driver Development
11 8 (5.80%) Open Source
11 8 (5.80%) Scrum
11 8 (5.80%) Software Testing
12 7 (5.07%) Artificial Intelligence
13 6 (4.35%) Analytics
13 6 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (4.35%) Data Analytics
14 5 (3.62%) Mathematics
14 5 (3.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 105 (76.09%) C
2 92 (66.67%) C++
3 69 (50.00%) Embedded C
4 38 (27.54%) Embedded C++
5 14 (10.14%) Java
5 14 (10.14%) Python
6 12 (8.70%) MATLAB
7 11 (7.97%) Ada
8 8 (5.80%) Objective-C
9 7 (5.07%) C#
10 5 (3.62%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.72%) Perl
11 1 (0.72%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 30 (21.74%) Degree
2 15 (10.87%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.97%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.90%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.22%) IEC 61508
2 10 (7.25%) ISO 15765
2 10 (7.25%) MISRA
3 6 (4.35%) Def Stans
4 4 (2.90%) DO-178B
4 4 (2.90%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.72%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 19 (13.77%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (5.80%) Atlassian
1 8 (5.80%) IBM
2 4 (2.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.72%) Freescale
3 1 (0.72%) SAP