Period
to 14 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 241 273
Rank change year-on-year -7 +32 +59
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Engineer 81 90 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.79% 0.86% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.89% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 72 93 60
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -10.11% +8.54%
10th Percentile £27,500 £33,750 £29,975
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £52,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -

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 9,864 10,168 10,588
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.41% 97.69% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8,021 8,430 8,928
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,713
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -4 27 £42,750 -5.00% 8
Devon +26 21 £35,000 -19.54%
Gloucestershire +24 14 £53,750 +19.44% 8
Cornwall -8 7 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Dorset -12 6 £45,000 - 6
Wiltshire -1 4 £50,000 +28.21% 8
Somerset +31 2 £43,250 +8.13% 5
Embedded Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 72 (88.89%) C++
2 70 (86.42%) C
2 70 (86.42%) Software Engineering
3 48 (59.26%) Embedded C
4 45 (55.56%) Embedded Systems
5 40 (49.38%) Degree
6 31 (38.27%) Linux
7 29 (35.80%) Embedded C++
8 26 (32.10%) Computer Science
9 25 (30.86%) Electronics
10 19 (23.46%) Subversion
10 19 (23.46%) OO
11 18 (22.22%) UML
11 18 (22.22%) Automotive
12 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
13 16 (19.75%) Data Analysis
14 15 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (14.81%) OOD
15 12 (14.81%) Firmware
15 12 (14.81%) Qt
16 11 (13.58%) TDD
17 10 (12.35%) Windows
17 10 (12.35%) Android
17 10 (12.35%) Git (software)
18 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
18 9 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
18 9 (11.11%) Apple iOS
18 9 (11.11%) Apache Ivy
18 9 (11.11%) Android Development
18 9 (11.11%) iOS Development

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:

Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.70%) Simulink
2 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) Wireless
2 4 (4.94%) Bluetooth
3 3 (3.70%) Network Security
4 2 (2.47%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.23%) 5G
5 1 (1.23%) 802.11
5 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.23%) GSM
5 1 (1.23%) HTTP
5 1 (1.23%) RS-232
5 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 19 (23.46%) Subversion
2 10 (12.35%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.11%) Ant
3 9 (11.11%) Apache Ivy
3 9 (11.11%) Maven
4 8 (9.88%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (2.47%) JIRA
5 2 (2.47%) Rational Team Concert
6 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (30.86%) Electronics
2 18 (22.22%) Automotive
3 8 (9.88%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.64%) Aerospace
5 5 (6.17%) Finance
6 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.81%) Qt
2 4 (4.94%) Yocto
3 2 (2.47%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.47%) GStreamer
4 1 (1.23%) OpenEmbedded
4 1 (1.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (55.56%) Embedded Systems
2 26 (32.10%) Computer Science
3 9 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 9 (11.11%) User Experience
4 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.17%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.23%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 31 (38.27%) Linux
2 10 (12.35%) Android
2 10 (12.35%) Windows
3 9 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 9 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (86.42%) Software Engineering
2 19 (23.46%) OO
3 18 (22.22%) UML
4 16 (19.75%) Data Analysis
5 15 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (14.81%) OOD
7 11 (13.58%) TDD
8 9 (11.11%) Android Development
8 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
8 9 (11.11%) iOS Development
8 9 (11.11%) Mobile Development
8 9 (11.11%) Scrum
9 6 (7.41%) Validation
10 4 (4.94%) Memory Management
10 4 (4.94%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (4.94%) Test Strategy
11 3 (3.70%) Coaching
11 3 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (3.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 72 (88.89%) C++
2 70 (86.42%) C
3 48 (59.26%) Embedded C
4 29 (35.80%) Embedded C++
5 8 (9.88%) MATLAB
6 7 (8.64%) Ada
7 5 (6.17%) C#
7 5 (6.17%) Java
8 4 (4.94%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.23%) Perl
9 1 (1.23%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 40 (49.38%) Degree
2 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
3 8 (9.88%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.11%) MISRA
2 6 (7.41%) Def Stans
3 4 (4.94%) MISRA C
4 3 (3.70%) DO-178B
5 2 (2.47%) IEC 61508
6 1 (1.23%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 12 (14.81%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (9.88%) IBM
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.70%) Freescale
4 2 (2.47%) SAP