Period
to 22 February 2020

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 22 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Software Development
England > South West
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 267 312 304
Rank change year-on-year +45 -8 +10
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 23 12 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.28% 0.12% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.13% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 33
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £39,350 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,375 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,750 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +17.22% -10.00% +16.96%

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 7,398 9,384 9,313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 90.40% 92.65% 91.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6,012 7,354 7,603
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,787 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 22 February 2020.

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 22 February 2020. 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
Dorset +24 13 £55,000 +22.22%
Bristol +32 3 £41,500 -27.83% 3
Wiltshire +10 3 - -
Gloucestershire -11 2 - -
Somerset - 2 £42,500 -
Embedded Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Embedded Software Development.

1 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (91.30%) C++
3 15 (65.22%) C
4 11 (47.83%) Scrum
5 10 (43.48%) Linux
6 8 (34.78%) C#
6 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
6 8 (34.78%) Line Management
7 5 (21.74%) JIRA
7 5 (21.74%) Validation
7 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (21.74%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (21.74%) UML
7 5 (21.74%) Python
8 4 (17.39%) MISRA C
8 4 (17.39%) MISRA
8 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
8 4 (17.39%) SDLC
9 3 (13.04%) 802.1X
9 3 (13.04%) MQTT
9 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
9 3 (13.04%) ZigBee
9 3 (13.04%) Atlassian
9 3 (13.04%) NFC
9 3 (13.04%) Confluence
9 3 (13.04%) Bluetooth
9 3 (13.04%) 3GPP
9 3 (13.04%) ThreadX
9 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) PlantUML
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) 3GPP
1 3 (13.04%) 802.11
1 3 (13.04%) 802.15
1 3 (13.04%) Bluetooth
1 3 (13.04%) MQTT
1 3 (13.04%) NFC
1 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (13.04%) ZigBee
2 2 (8.70%) Modbus
2 2 (8.70%) Profibus
2 2 (8.70%) RS-232
2 2 (8.70%) RS-485
2 2 (8.70%) SpaceWire
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.04%) Bitbucket Server
4 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
4 2 (8.70%) GDB
4 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
4 2 (8.70%) Valgrind
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 13 (56.52%) Embedded Engineer
2 13 (56.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Lead Software Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Software Team Leader
4 5 (21.74%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) 802.1X
2 2 (8.70%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (13.04%) FreeRTOS
3 3 (13.04%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (47.83%) Scrum
3 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (34.78%) Line Management
3 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) UML
4 5 (21.74%) Validation
5 4 (17.39%) SDLC
6 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
6 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.04%) Linux Kernel Development
6 3 (13.04%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 2 (8.70%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (8.70%) Kanban
7 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) Requirements Engineering
7 2 (8.70%) Requirements Management
7 2 (8.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) C++
2 15 (65.22%) C
3 8 (34.78%) C#
4 5 (21.74%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) MISRA
1 4 (17.39%) MISRA C
2 2 (8.70%) ECSS
3 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Atlassian
2 2 (8.70%) Xilinx