Period
to 24 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Software Engineer
England > South West
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 278 331
Rank change year-on-year +46 +53 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 104 55 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.02% 0.53% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.54% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 92 46 27
South West median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,750 £34,500
90th Percentile £57,375 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 9,873 10,101 11,402
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 96.92% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8,136 8,456 9,591
South West median annual salary £40,223 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.56% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Embedded Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Embedded Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Engineer in the South West

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Embedded Software Engineer in the South West

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Embedded Software Engineer in the South West

Embedded Software 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 Software Engineer within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 February 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 +3 32 £47,500 - 5
Wiltshire +13 23 £50,000 +66.67% 4
Dorset -14 22 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire +36 16 £45,000 -1.64% 6
Somerset +10 6 £40,000 +35.59% 3
Devon +18 2 £43,500 +16.00% 2
Cornwall - 2 £40,000 - 1
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, Embedded Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 104 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 93 (89.42%) C
3 76 (73.08%) C++
4 41 (39.42%) Embedded C
5 35 (33.65%) Linux
6 32 (30.77%) Embedded C++
7 30 (28.85%) C#
8 28 (26.92%) Python
8 28 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (24.04%) Bluetooth
10 24 (23.08%) Embedded Software Development
10 24 (23.08%) OOD
11 22 (21.15%) UML
11 22 (21.15%) OO
11 22 (21.15%) Degree
12 18 (17.31%) Validation
13 16 (15.38%) .NET
13 16 (15.38%) Security Cleared
14 15 (14.42%) ZigBee
14 15 (14.42%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (14.42%) Wireless
15 14 (13.46%) Device Driver
15 14 (13.46%) 802.11
15 14 (13.46%) Android
15 14 (13.46%) 802.1X
16 13 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
16 13 (12.50%) Windows
17 12 (11.54%) 3GPP
17 12 (11.54%) 802.15
17 12 (11.54%) Windows Embedded Compact

Embedded Software 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 9 (8.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (24.04%) Bluetooth
2 15 (14.42%) Wi-Fi
2 15 (14.42%) Wireless
2 15 (14.42%) ZigBee
3 14 (13.46%) 802.11
4 12 (11.54%) 3GPP
4 12 (11.54%) 802.15
4 12 (11.54%) MQTT
5 9 (8.65%) Internet
6 6 (5.77%) Ethernet
7 3 (2.88%) RS-232
8 2 (1.92%) 3G
8 2 (1.92%) 4G
9 1 (0.96%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 9 (8.65%) JIRA
2 5 (4.81%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.92%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.96%) Subversion
General
1 5 (4.81%) Electronics
2 2 (1.92%) Automotive
2 2 (1.92%) Finance
3 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.38%) .NET
2 14 (13.46%) 802.1X
3 7 (6.73%) Node.js
4 4 (3.85%) .NET Compact Framework
4 4 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.96%) MFC
5 1 (0.96%) Middleware
5 1 (0.96%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.46%) Device Driver
2 13 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (8.65%) Internet of Things
4 8 (7.69%) Cyber Warfare
5 4 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.92%) Raspberry Pi
7 2 (1.92%) Robotics
8 1 (0.96%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 35 (33.65%) Linux
2 14 (13.46%) Android
3 13 (12.50%) Windows
4 12 (11.54%) FreeRTOS
4 12 (11.54%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 9 (8.65%) ThreadX
6 4 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.96%) SafeRTOS
7 1 (0.96%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (23.08%) Embedded Software Development
3 24 (23.08%) OOD
4 22 (21.15%) OO
4 22 (21.15%) UML
5 18 (17.31%) Validation
6 10 (9.62%) Scrum
7 8 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (7.69%) Data Encryption
7 8 (7.69%) Information Assurance
8 7 (6.73%) Requirements Engineering
9 5 (4.81%) Test Automation
10 4 (3.85%) BDD
10 4 (3.85%) OOP
10 4 (3.85%) SOLID
10 4 (3.85%) TDD
11 3 (2.88%) Parallel Processing
11 3 (2.88%) SDLC
12 2 (1.92%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 93 (89.42%) C
2 76 (73.08%) C++
3 41 (39.42%) Embedded C
4 32 (30.77%) Embedded C++
5 30 (28.85%) C#
6 28 (26.92%) Python
7 9 (8.65%) Java
7 9 (8.65%) Objective-C
7 9 (8.65%) R
8 8 (7.69%) MATLAB
9 4 (3.85%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.92%) Ada
10 2 (1.92%) Perl
11 1 (0.96%) Lua
Qualifications
1 22 (21.15%) Degree
2 16 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.88%) HND
4 3 (2.88%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.96%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.96%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (8.65%) Atlassian
2 2 (1.92%) Freescale
3 1 (0.96%) Atmel
3 1 (0.96%) BT
3 1 (0.96%) EMC