Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 261 309
Rank change year-on-year +33 +48 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 103 79 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.98% 0.76% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.78% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 82 97 41
South West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,225 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £48,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 10,115 10,117 10,623
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 97.41% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8,402 8,457 8,955
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 £24,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +18 30 £52,500 +10.53% 3
Wiltshire +17 30 £50,000 +22.70% 2
Devon +34 16 £37,500 +38.89% 4
Gloucestershire +17 16 £52,500 +50.00% 2
Somerset +30 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Dorset -40 4 £48,750 +8.33%
Cornwall -23 1 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 81 (78.64%) C
3 76 (73.79%) C++
4 49 (47.57%) Embedded C
5 35 (33.98%) Linux
6 28 (27.18%) Embedded C++
7 25 (24.27%) Electronics
8 22 (21.36%) Validation
9 20 (19.42%) UML
10 19 (18.45%) Aerospace
10 19 (18.45%) Degree
10 19 (18.45%) FreeRTOS
11 18 (17.48%) Embedded Systems
12 17 (16.50%) IEC 61508
12 17 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (16.50%) OO
12 17 (16.50%) Ethernet
13 14 (13.59%) 802.11
13 14 (13.59%) Git (software)
13 14 (13.59%) 802.1X
13 14 (13.59%) Security Cleared
14 13 (12.62%) Subversion
14 13 (12.62%) Automotive
14 13 (12.62%) SDLC
15 12 (11.65%) OOD
15 12 (11.65%) Bluetooth
16 11 (10.68%) Java
16 11 (10.68%) Data Analysis
16 11 (10.68%) SafeRTOS
17 10 (9.71%) ISO 15765

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 8 (7.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Simulink
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.97%) Mathcad
3 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.50%) Ethernet
2 14 (13.59%) 802.11
3 12 (11.65%) Bluetooth
4 10 (9.71%) Wireless
4 10 (9.71%) ZigBee
5 8 (7.77%) 3GPP
5 8 (7.77%) 802.15
5 8 (7.77%) MQTT
5 8 (7.77%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (6.80%) RS-232
7 6 (5.83%) 5G
8 3 (2.91%) Network Security
9 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.97%) HTTP
10 1 (0.97%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 14 (13.59%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.62%) Subversion
3 9 (8.74%) JIRA
4 6 (5.83%) Eclipse
4 6 (5.83%) Rational Rhapsody
4 6 (5.83%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.85%) ClearCase
6 3 (2.91%) CMake
7 2 (1.94%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (24.27%) Electronics
2 19 (18.45%) Aerospace
3 13 (12.62%) Automotive
4 6 (5.83%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.88%) Finance
6 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.59%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.97%) Node.js
2 1 (0.97%) Qt
2 1 (0.97%) WPF
2 1 (0.97%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.48%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (9.71%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (7.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (2.91%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.94%) Cyber Warfare
6 2 (1.94%) Robotics
7 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.97%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 35 (33.98%) Linux
2 19 (18.45%) FreeRTOS
3 11 (10.68%) SafeRTOS
4 9 (8.74%) Windows
5 8 (7.77%) ThreadX
6 7 (6.80%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (21.36%) Validation
3 20 (19.42%) UML
4 17 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (16.50%) OO
5 13 (12.62%) SDLC
6 12 (11.65%) OOD
7 11 (10.68%) Data Analysis
8 10 (9.71%) CMMI
9 9 (8.74%) Embedded Software Development
10 8 (7.77%) Scrum
11 6 (5.83%) Analytics
11 6 (5.83%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (5.83%) Data Analytics
11 6 (5.83%) Software Testing
12 5 (4.85%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (4.85%) TDD
13 4 (3.88%) Configuration Management
13 4 (3.88%) Memory Management
13 4 (3.88%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 81 (78.64%) C
2 76 (73.79%) C++
3 49 (47.57%) Embedded C
4 28 (27.18%) Embedded C++
5 11 (10.68%) Java
6 10 (9.71%) Python
7 9 (8.74%) Ada
8 8 (7.77%) Objective-C
9 7 (6.80%) C#
10 5 (4.85%) MATLAB
11 4 (3.88%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.97%) Perl
12 1 (0.97%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (18.45%) Degree
2 14 (13.59%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.71%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.88%) Chartered Engineer
4 4 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.97%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.50%) IEC 61508
2 10 (9.71%) ISO 15765
3 8 (7.77%) MISRA
4 4 (3.88%) Def Stans
4 4 (3.88%) MISRA C
5 2 (1.94%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.97%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (7.77%) Atlassian
2 6 (5.83%) IBM
3 4 (3.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.97%) Freescale
4 1 (0.97%) SAP