Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Embedded Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 261 285 333
Rank change year-on-year +24 +48 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 76 61 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.73% 0.56% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.57% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 79 49 23
South West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -6.98%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £36,900
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,250 £41,000
% change year-on-year +12.43% +3.05% -3.53%

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 10095 10620 11558
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.56% 97.01% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8379 8964 9778
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -13 30 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Dorset +7 15 £45,000 +20.00%
Cornwall - 14 £40,000 -
Somerset +5 7 £40,000 +35.59%
Wiltshire +3 4 £39,000 +20.00% 1
Gloucestershire +2 4 £47,500 +8.57% 1
Devon - 2 £43,500 -
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Embedded Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 76 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 63 (82.89%) C
3 47 (61.84%) C++
4 37 (48.68%) Embedded C
5 29 (38.16%) Degree
6 26 (34.21%) Embedded Systems
6 26 (34.21%) Linux
7 22 (28.95%) OO
8 19 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
9 17 (22.37%) Embedded C++
9 17 (22.37%) Electronics
10 16 (21.05%) Embedded Linux
10 16 (21.05%) HND
11 15 (19.74%) Freescale
11 15 (19.74%) Computer Science
12 11 (14.47%) C#
12 11 (14.47%) Bluetooth
13 10 (13.16%) Firmware
14 8 (10.53%) Ethernet
14 8 (10.53%) UML
15 7 (9.21%) OOD
16 6 (7.89%) Device Driver
16 6 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
16 6 (7.89%) Python
16 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
16 6 (7.89%) Git (software)
16 6 (7.89%) Device Driver Development
17 5 (6.58%) Parallel Processing
17 5 (6.58%) MATLAB
17 5 (6.58%) Wireless

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:

Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) Bluetooth
2 8 (10.53%) Ethernet
3 6 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (6.58%) Wireless
5 3 (3.95%) RFID
5 3 (3.95%) ZigBee
6 2 (2.63%) 3G
6 2 (2.63%) 4G
7 1 (1.32%) RS-232
7 1 (1.32%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.26%) JIRA
2 4 (5.26%) Subversion
3 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.32%) Rational DOORS
General
1 17 (22.37%) Electronics
2 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) Yocto
2 2 (2.63%) .NET
2 2 (2.63%) .NET Compact Framework
2 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.63%) GStreamer
2 2 (2.63%) Qt
3 1 (1.32%) MFC
3 1 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (34.21%) Embedded Systems
2 15 (19.74%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.89%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (2.63%) Raspberry Pi
4 2 (2.63%) Smart City
4 2 (2.63%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.32%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.32%) Cyber Warfare
5 1 (1.32%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 26 (34.21%) Linux
2 16 (21.05%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (5.26%) Windows
4 3 (3.95%) Android
4 3 (3.95%) ThreadX
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (1.32%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (28.95%) OO
3 19 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 8 (10.53%) UML
5 7 (9.21%) OOD
6 6 (7.89%) Device Driver Development
7 5 (6.58%) Parallel Processing
7 5 (6.58%) Validation
8 4 (5.26%) Digital Signal Processing
8 4 (5.26%) Requirements Engineering
8 4 (5.26%) SDLC
8 4 (5.26%) Signal Processing
9 3 (3.95%) OOP
10 2 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.63%) Open Source
10 2 (2.63%) Scrum
11 1 (1.32%) Cybersecurity
11 1 (1.32%) Issue Tracking
11 1 (1.32%) Security Patching
11 1 (1.32%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 63 (82.89%) C
2 47 (61.84%) C++
3 37 (48.68%) Embedded C
4 17 (22.37%) Embedded C++
5 11 (14.47%) C#
6 6 (7.89%) Python
7 5 (6.58%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.63%) Ada
8 2 (2.63%) Perl
9 1 (1.32%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.32%) Java
9 1 (1.32%) Lua
9 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (38.16%) Degree
2 16 (21.05%) HND
3 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) DO-178B
1 3 (3.95%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.32%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Freescale
2 1 (1.32%) Atmel
2 1 (1.32%) BT
2 1 (1.32%) EMC
2 1 (1.32%) Motorola