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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Software Development
England / South West
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 245 239
Rank change year-on-year +28 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 15 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.29% 0.087% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.099% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 2
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,250 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.62% -11.11%  

Embedded Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4678 5063 5338
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.20% 88.47% 86.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3861 4191 4345
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Embedded Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Embedded Software Development as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +18 6 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Wiltshire +19 5 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Bristol - 4 £46,250 - 1
Embedded Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, 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 27 (79.41%) C++
2 20 (58.82%) Software Engineering
3 18 (52.94%) Embedded C++
4 13 (38.24%) C
4 13 (38.24%) Degree
5 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
5 12 (35.29%) OO
6 11 (32.35%) SDLC
7 10 (29.41%) Integration Testing
7 10 (29.41%) Embedded Linux
7 10 (29.41%) SQL
7 10 (29.41%) Unix
7 10 (29.41%) Linux
7 10 (29.41%) OOP
7 10 (29.41%) Manufacturing
8 8 (23.53%) Open Source
8 8 (23.53%) LLVM
9 6 (17.65%) Machine Learning
9 6 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (14.71%) .NET
10 5 (14.71%) Java
10 5 (14.71%) Firmware
11 4 (11.76%) EMC
11 4 (11.76%) Bluetooth
11 4 (11.76%) Ethernet
11 4 (11.76%) Embedded C
11 4 (11.76%) Device Driver
11 4 (11.76%) Parallel Processing
11 4 (11.76%) Device Driver Development
12 3 (8.82%) Git (software)

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Bluetooth
1 4 (11.76%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (29.41%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.82%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Embedded Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) C++ Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Embedded C++ Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Embedded Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Machine Learning Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Firmware Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Junior
5 5 (14.71%) Junior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.94%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Electronics Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) LLVM
2 5 (14.71%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (11.76%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Embedded Linux
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
1 10 (29.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 12 (35.29%) OO
3 11 (32.35%) SDLC
4 10 (29.41%) Integration Testing
4 10 (29.41%) OOP
5 8 (23.53%) Open Source
6 6 (17.65%) Machine Learning
7 4 (11.76%) Device Driver Development
7 4 (11.76%) Parallel Processing
8 3 (8.82%) Requirements Management
9 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.88%) BDD
9 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.88%) OOD
9 2 (5.88%) People Management
9 2 (5.88%) TDD
10 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.94%) Issue Tracking
10 1 (2.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) C++
2 18 (52.94%) Embedded C++
3 13 (38.24%) C
4 10 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (14.71%) Java
6 4 (11.76%) Embedded C
7 2 (5.88%) C#
8 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) DO-178B
1 1 (2.94%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) EMC
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