Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Embedded Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Software Development over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Software Development
England > South West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 306 318 347
Rank change year-on-year +12 +29 -30
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 35 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.35% 0.16% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.18% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 32 17 2
South West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -6.98% +19.44%
10th Percentile £37,625 £27,500 £47,125
90th Percentile £93,750 £60,000 £63,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -11.11%

Embedded Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,998 9,428 10,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.14% 89.42% 89.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7,387 7,815 8,630
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,550
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Embedded Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Embedded Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Development in the South West

Embedded Software Development
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Embedded Software Development in the South West

Embedded Software Development
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development in the South West over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Embedded Software Development in the South West

Embedded Software Development
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 Software Development within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 January 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 - 14 £55,000 - 3
Dorset - 9 £42,500 - 2
Somerset - 5 £40,000 - 2
Devon - 5 £50,000 - 2
Wiltshire -1 2 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Embedded Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Embedded Software Development.

1 31 (88.57%) Software Engineering
2 27 (77.14%) C
3 18 (51.43%) Embedded C
4 17 (48.57%) C++
5 15 (42.86%) C#
6 14 (40.00%) Linux
7 12 (34.29%) Android
8 10 (28.57%) Windows
9 9 (25.71%) Embedded C++
9 9 (25.71%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 9 (25.71%) OO
9 9 (25.71%) OOD
9 9 (25.71%) .NET
9 9 (25.71%) Device Driver
10 8 (22.86%) Degree
11 6 (17.14%) Wireless
12 5 (14.29%) Bluetooth
12 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
12 5 (14.29%) Parallel Processing
13 4 (11.43%) Python
13 4 (11.43%) Perl
13 4 (11.43%) Electronics
13 4 (11.43%) AWK
13 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
13 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
14 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
14 3 (8.57%) Mercurial
14 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
14 3 (8.57%) Telecoms

Embedded Software Development
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 1 (2.86%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Wireless
2 5 (14.29%) Bluetooth
2 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 3 (8.57%) HTTP
3 3 (8.57%) LAN
3 3 (8.57%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.43%) Electronics
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (88.57%) Software Engineer
2 24 (68.57%) Embedded Engineer
2 24 (68.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Design Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Head of Development
5 1 (2.86%) Head of Software Development
5 1 (2.86%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Principal Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Device Driver
2 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.57%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Linux
2 12 (34.29%) Android
3 10 (28.57%) Windows
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.86%) ThreadX
6 1 (2.86%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Software Engineering
2 9 (25.71%) OO
2 9 (25.71%) OOD
3 5 (14.29%) Parallel Processing
4 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.57%) DRM
5 3 (8.57%) Software Delivery
6 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.71%) Validation
7 1 (2.86%) CMMI
7 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.86%) Line Management
7 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.86%) Prototyping
7 1 (2.86%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Requirements Management
7 1 (2.86%) SDLC
7 1 (2.86%) SysML
7 1 (2.86%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) C
2 18 (51.43%) Embedded C
3 17 (48.57%) C++
4 15 (42.86%) C#
5 9 (25.71%) Embedded C++
6 4 (11.43%) AWK
6 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
6 4 (11.43%) Perl
6 4 (11.43%) Python
7 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) HND
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) EMC