Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 274 312
Rank change year-on-year +63 +38 -28
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 142 55 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.33% 0.53% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.55% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 120 63 32
South West median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £34,750 £30,050 £36,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £47,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +22.70% +1.88% -

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 10,349 9,972 10,817
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.82% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8,573 8,320 9,062
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £63,750
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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Wiltshire +35 50 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Bristol +21 41 £52,500 +10.53% 5
Dorset -28 20 £45,000 - 1
Gloucestershire +30 17 £45,000 +24.14% 6
Devon +19 7 £29,000 -22.67% 5
Somerset +34 6 £42,500 -5.56% 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 27 May 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.

1 142 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 120 (84.51%) C
3 102 (71.83%) C++
4 56 (39.44%) Embedded C
5 50 (35.21%) Linux
6 39 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (26.06%) Validation
8 35 (24.65%) Python
8 35 (24.65%) Embedded C++
9 32 (22.54%) UML
10 31 (21.83%) OO
10 31 (21.83%) OOD
11 29 (20.42%) FreeRTOS
12 28 (19.72%) 802.1X
12 28 (19.72%) 802.11
13 26 (18.31%) Bluetooth
13 26 (18.31%) C#
14 21 (14.79%) Wi-Fi
14 21 (14.79%) ZigBee
14 21 (14.79%) Embedded Software Development
15 20 (14.08%) MQTT
15 20 (14.08%) Wireless
15 20 (14.08%) 802.15
15 20 (14.08%) 3GPP
15 20 (14.08%) Ethernet
16 19 (13.38%) IEC 61508
17 18 (12.68%) Security Cleared
17 18 (12.68%) JIRA
17 18 (12.68%) Scrum
18 17 (11.97%) Objective-C

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 17 (11.97%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (6.34%) Simulink
2 1 (0.70%) Mathcad
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.72%) 802.11
2 26 (18.31%) Bluetooth
3 21 (14.79%) Wi-Fi
3 21 (14.79%) ZigBee
4 20 (14.08%) 3GPP
4 20 (14.08%) 802.15
4 20 (14.08%) Ethernet
4 20 (14.08%) MQTT
4 20 (14.08%) Wireless
5 9 (6.34%) Internet
5 9 (6.34%) RS-232
6 6 (4.23%) 5G
7 1 (0.70%) RS-485
7 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 18 (12.68%) JIRA
2 9 (6.34%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.93%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.23%) Subversion
5 5 (3.52%) ClearCase
5 5 (3.52%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.11%) CMake
7 1 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (10.56%) Aerospace
2 14 (9.86%) Electronics
3 6 (4.23%) Automotive
4 2 (1.41%) Finance
5 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.70%) Marketing
5 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (19.72%) 802.1X
2 16 (11.27%) .NET
3 8 (5.63%) Node.js
4 4 (2.82%) .NET Compact Framework
4 4 (2.82%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.70%) Middleware
5 1 (0.70%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.56%) Device Driver
2 14 (9.86%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (7.75%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (6.34%) Cyber Warfare
4 9 (6.34%) Internet of Things
5 4 (2.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (2.82%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 50 (35.21%) Linux
2 29 (20.42%) FreeRTOS
3 17 (11.97%) ThreadX
4 15 (10.56%) Windows
5 12 (8.45%) Android
5 12 (8.45%) SafeRTOS
5 12 (8.45%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 6 (4.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 39 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (26.06%) Validation
4 32 (22.54%) UML
5 31 (21.83%) OO
5 31 (21.83%) OOD
6 21 (14.79%) Embedded Software Development
7 18 (12.68%) Scrum
8 13 (9.15%) SDLC
9 11 (7.75%) CMMI
10 9 (6.34%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (6.34%) Data Encryption
10 9 (6.34%) Information Assurance
10 9 (6.34%) Requirements Engineering
11 7 (4.93%) TDD
12 6 (4.23%) Analytics
12 6 (4.23%) Artificial Intelligence
12 6 (4.23%) Data Analytics
12 6 (4.23%) Software Testing
13 5 (3.52%) Mechatronics
Programming Languages
1 120 (84.51%) C
2 102 (71.83%) C++
3 56 (39.44%) Embedded C
4 35 (24.65%) Embedded C++
4 35 (24.65%) Python
5 26 (18.31%) C#
6 17 (11.97%) Java
6 17 (11.97%) Objective-C
7 9 (6.34%) MATLAB
7 9 (6.34%) R
8 4 (2.82%) Ada
8 4 (2.82%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 18 (12.68%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.75%) Degree
3 9 (6.34%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.82%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (2.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.38%) IEC 61508
2 11 (7.75%) ISO 15765
3 1 (0.70%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.70%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (11.97%) Atlassian