Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 274 309
Rank change year-on-year +92 +35 -40
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Engineer 183 58 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.72% 0.57% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 0.59% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 159 65 39
South West median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £31,850 £30,350 £32,900
90th Percentile £56,500 £53,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £48,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.94% +6.25% -3.03%

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 10,284 9,830 10,859
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 96.77% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8,538 8,200 9,107
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £63,750
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 23 May 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 23 May 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
Wiltshire +42 56 £50,000 +17.65% 6
Bristol +38 56 £52,500 +40.00% 6
Dorset -25 31 £45,000 -2.70% 2
Gloucestershire +36 21 £45,000 +24.14% 5
Devon +20 11 £29,000 -22.67% 4
Somerset +27 6 £42,500 -5.56%
Embedded Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 152 (83.06%) C
1 152 (83.06%) Software Engineering
2 109 (59.56%) C++
3 80 (43.72%) Embedded C
4 66 (36.07%) Linux
5 41 (22.40%) Python
5 41 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (21.31%) Validation
7 37 (20.22%) Embedded C++
8 33 (18.03%) OO
9 32 (17.49%) UML
10 31 (16.94%) OOD
10 31 (16.94%) 802.11
10 31 (16.94%) Electronics
10 31 (16.94%) 802.1X
11 29 (15.85%) FreeRTOS
12 28 (15.30%) Device Driver
12 28 (15.30%) C#
13 27 (14.75%) Degree
14 25 (13.66%) Embedded Systems
14 25 (13.66%) Bluetooth
14 25 (13.66%) Ethernet
14 25 (13.66%) Wireless
15 24 (13.11%) Embedded Software Development
16 22 (12.02%) IEC 61508
16 22 (12.02%) ZigBee
16 22 (12.02%) Firmware
17 21 (11.48%) Wi-Fi
18 20 (10.93%) 802.15
18 20 (10.93%) 3GPP

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 17 (9.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (4.92%) Simulink
2 1 (0.55%) Mathcad
Communications & Networking
1 31 (16.94%) 802.11
2 25 (13.66%) Bluetooth
2 25 (13.66%) Ethernet
2 25 (13.66%) Wireless
3 22 (12.02%) ZigBee
4 21 (11.48%) Wi-Fi
5 20 (10.93%) 3GPP
5 20 (10.93%) 802.15
5 20 (10.93%) MQTT
6 12 (6.56%) RS-232
7 10 (5.46%) Internet
8 5 (2.73%) 5G
9 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.55%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 19 (10.38%) JIRA
2 10 (5.46%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.37%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.28%) Subversion
5 5 (2.73%) ClearCase
5 5 (2.73%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.64%) CMake
7 1 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
General
1 31 (16.94%) Electronics
2 16 (8.74%) Aerospace
3 8 (4.37%) Automotive
4 2 (1.09%) Finance
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.55%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.94%) 802.1X
2 16 (8.74%) .NET
3 14 (7.65%) Yocto
4 8 (4.37%) Node.js
5 5 (2.73%) GStreamer
5 5 (2.73%) Qt
6 4 (2.19%) .NET Compact Framework
6 4 (2.19%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.09%) Middleware
8 1 (0.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.30%) Device Driver
2 25 (13.66%) Embedded Systems
3 14 (7.65%) Computer Science
3 14 (7.65%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (4.92%) Cyber Warfare
4 9 (4.92%) Internet of Things
5 6 (3.28%) Robotics
6 4 (2.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (1.64%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.55%) Arduino
8 1 (0.55%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 66 (36.07%) Linux
2 29 (15.85%) FreeRTOS
3 20 (10.93%) Embedded Linux
4 17 (9.29%) ThreadX
4 17 (9.29%) Windows
5 12 (6.56%) Android
5 12 (6.56%) SafeRTOS
5 12 (6.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (83.06%) Software Engineering
2 41 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (21.31%) Validation
4 33 (18.03%) OO
5 32 (17.49%) UML
6 31 (16.94%) OOD
7 24 (13.11%) Embedded Software Development
8 19 (10.38%) Scrum
9 15 (8.20%) Device Driver Development
10 12 (6.56%) SDLC
11 11 (6.01%) CMMI
12 10 (5.46%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (4.92%) Data Encryption
13 9 (4.92%) Information Assurance
13 9 (4.92%) Mathematics
13 9 (4.92%) Open Source
13 9 (4.92%) Requirements Engineering
14 8 (4.37%) Software Testing
14 8 (4.37%) Test Automation
15 7 (3.83%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 152 (83.06%) C
2 109 (59.56%) C++
3 80 (43.72%) Embedded C
4 41 (22.40%) Python
5 37 (20.22%) Embedded C++
6 28 (15.30%) C#
7 19 (10.38%) Java
8 17 (9.29%) Objective-C
9 10 (5.46%) MATLAB
10 9 (4.92%) R
11 5 (2.73%) Assembly Language
12 4 (2.19%) Ada
13 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (14.75%) Degree
2 19 (10.38%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.46%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.19%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (1.64%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.02%) IEC 61508
2 11 (6.01%) ISO 15765
3 1 (0.55%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.55%) MISRA
3 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 22 (12.02%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (9.29%) Atlassian
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft