Period
to 19 September 2019

The median annual salary for an Embedded Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

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
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 194 218 250
Rank change year-on-year +24 +32 +44
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Engineer 140 127 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.40% 1.22% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.27% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 101 105 108
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,800 £33,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 9,667 10,032 9,992
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 96.66% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7,722 8,330 8,313
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% +4.17% +1.05%

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 19 September 2019.

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 19 September 2019. 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
Gloucestershire +15 49 £45,000 -14.29% 22
Wiltshire -10 35 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Bristol +1 22 £48,500 -3.00% 8
Dorset +20 19 £35,000 -26.32% 3
Devon -31 7 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Cornwall +24 6 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Somerset +4 2 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Embedded Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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.

1 122 (87.14%) Software Engineering
2 112 (80.00%) C
3 81 (57.86%) C++
4 59 (42.14%) Degree
5 53 (37.86%) Firmware
6 49 (35.00%) Linux
7 45 (32.14%) Electronics
8 44 (31.43%) Git (software)
9 41 (29.29%) Computer Science
10 35 (25.00%) Embedded C
11 31 (22.14%) Embedded Systems
12 27 (19.29%) JIRA
12 27 (19.29%) Embedded Software Development
13 23 (16.43%) Embedded Linux
13 23 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (14.29%) SDLC
15 19 (13.57%) Python
15 19 (13.57%) UML
16 18 (12.86%) Games
17 16 (11.43%) Computer Science Degree
18 15 (10.71%) Robotics
19 14 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
19 14 (10.00%) Windows
19 14 (10.00%) Algorithms
19 14 (10.00%) FreeRTOS
20 13 (9.29%) OO
20 13 (9.29%) Configuration Management
20 13 (9.29%) Security Cleared
21 12 (8.57%) C#
22 11 (7.86%) OOD

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 10 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (6.43%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.43%) Internet
2 8 (5.71%) Ethernet
3 7 (5.00%) DNS
4 6 (4.29%) RS-232
4 6 (4.29%) RS-485
4 6 (4.29%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.14%) SpaceWire
6 2 (1.43%) 802.11
6 2 (1.43%) Bluetooth
6 2 (1.43%) FlexRay
6 2 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.43%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.71%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.71%) 4G
7 1 (0.71%) 802.15
7 1 (0.71%) MQTT
7 1 (0.71%) NFC
7 1 (0.71%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 44 (31.43%) Git (software)
2 27 (19.29%) JIRA
3 10 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 9 (6.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (3.57%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.43%) Subversion
7 1 (0.71%) Bitbucket Server
7 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.71%) Rational DOORS
General
1 45 (32.14%) Electronics
2 18 (12.86%) Games
3 10 (7.14%) Military
4 9 (6.43%) Manufacturing
5 8 (5.71%) Advertising
6 7 (5.00%) Aerospace
7 5 (3.57%) Automotive
8 4 (2.86%) Finance
9 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.43%) .NET
2 2 (1.43%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.43%) Yocto
3 1 (0.71%) MFC
3 1 (0.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.14%) Embedded Systems
2 15 (10.71%) Robotics
3 14 (10.00%) Algorithms
4 10 (7.14%) Analogue Electronics
5 5 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (2.14%) Cyberattack
6 3 (2.14%) Raspberry Pi
6 3 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.43%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.43%) Smart City
8 1 (0.71%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.71%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 49 (35.00%) Linux
2 23 (16.43%) Embedded Linux
3 14 (10.00%) FreeRTOS
3 14 (10.00%) Windows
4 6 (4.29%) Unix
5 5 (3.57%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.86%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 2 (1.43%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.71%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (87.14%) Software Engineering
2 41 (29.29%) Computer Science
3 27 (19.29%) Embedded Software Development
4 23 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (14.29%) SDLC
6 19 (13.57%) UML
7 14 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (9.29%) Configuration Management
8 13 (9.29%) OO
9 11 (7.86%) OOD
9 11 (7.86%) Process Improvement
10 10 (7.14%) Mathematics
11 9 (6.43%) PLM
11 9 (6.43%) Validation
12 8 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (5.71%) TDD
13 7 (5.00%) BDD
13 7 (5.00%) DevOps
13 7 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
14 6 (4.29%) Control Theory
Programming Languages
1 112 (80.00%) C
2 81 (57.86%) C++
3 35 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 19 (13.57%) Python
5 12 (8.57%) C#
6 6 (4.29%) Ada
6 6 (4.29%) Embedded C++
7 5 (3.57%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.86%) Assembly Language
9 3 (2.14%) VB
10 2 (1.43%) Delphi
11 1 (0.71%) Java
11 1 (0.71%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.71%) SQL
11 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.71%) VB6
Qualifications
1 59 (42.14%) Degree
2 16 (11.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (9.29%) Security Cleared
4 11 (7.86%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.14%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.43%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.71%) MISRA
2 7 (5.00%) MISRA C
3 5 (3.57%) ECSS
3 5 (3.57%) QA
4 2 (1.43%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.71%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.71%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 53 (37.86%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (7.86%) Freescale
1 11 (7.86%) Motorola
2 10 (7.14%) Atlassian
2 10 (7.14%) Lauterbach
3 7 (5.00%) Apple
3 7 (5.00%) Google
4 5 (3.57%) Xilinx