Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019.

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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 253 242 287
Rank change year-on-year -11 +45 +42
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 62 102 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.64% 1.02% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.05% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 54 91 49
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £56,675 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +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 9,385 9,718 10,098
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 97.15% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7,505 8,026 8,491
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +4 20 £42,500 -5.56% 11
Gloucestershire +17 13 £55,000 +15.79% 12
Devon +9 8 £37,500 -13.79% 3
Cornwall +23 6 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Dorset -15 6 £45,000 - 7
Wiltshire -20 6 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Somerset +9 3 £52,500 +31.25% 6
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 62 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 58 (93.55%) C
2 58 (93.55%) C++
3 37 (59.68%) Embedded C
4 35 (56.45%) Embedded Systems
5 32 (51.61%) Linux
6 28 (45.16%) OO
6 28 (45.16%) Degree
7 25 (40.32%) Security Cleared
8 23 (37.10%) Computer Science
8 23 (37.10%) Subversion
9 22 (35.48%) OOD
10 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (29.03%) UML
11 16 (25.81%) Ant
11 16 (25.81%) Embedded C++
11 16 (25.81%) Scrum
11 16 (25.81%) TDD
11 16 (25.81%) Maven
11 16 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (25.81%) Apple iOS
11 16 (25.81%) Apache Ivy
11 16 (25.81%) Android Development
11 16 (25.81%) iOS Development
11 16 (25.81%) Android
11 16 (25.81%) Qt
11 16 (25.81%) User Experience
11 16 (25.81%) Mobile Development
12 14 (22.58%) Electronics
13 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared

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 2 (3.23%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) Network Security
2 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.61%) CDMA
3 1 (1.61%) GSM
3 1 (1.61%) LTE
3 1 (1.61%) UMTS
3 1 (1.61%) WCDMA
3 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 23 (37.10%) Subversion
2 16 (25.81%) Ant
2 16 (25.81%) Apache Ivy
2 16 (25.81%) Maven
3 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.61%) JIRA
4 1 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (22.58%) Electronics
2 8 (12.90%) Automotive
3 3 (4.84%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.23%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.81%) Qt
2 2 (3.23%) Yocto
3 1 (1.61%) OpenEmbedded
Miscellaneous
1 35 (56.45%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (25.81%) User Experience
3 4 (6.45%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.23%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 32 (51.61%) Linux
2 16 (25.81%) Android
2 16 (25.81%) Apple iOS
3 8 (12.90%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (3.23%) FreeRTOS
4 2 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (45.16%) OO
3 23 (37.10%) Computer Science
4 22 (35.48%) OOD
5 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (29.03%) UML
6 16 (25.81%) Android Development
6 16 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (25.81%) iOS Development
6 16 (25.81%) Mobile Development
6 16 (25.81%) Scrum
6 16 (25.81%) TDD
7 9 (14.52%) Embedded Software Development
8 8 (12.90%) Coaching
8 8 (12.90%) Collaborative Working
9 7 (11.29%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (11.29%) Data Analysis
10 2 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (3.23%) Mathematics
10 2 (3.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (93.55%) C
1 58 (93.55%) C++
2 37 (59.68%) Embedded C
3 16 (25.81%) Embedded C++
4 2 (3.23%) Ada
4 2 (3.23%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 28 (45.16%) Degree
2 25 (40.32%) Security Cleared
3 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) HND
5 1 (1.61%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) DO-178B
1 1 (1.61%) IEC 61508
1 1 (1.61%) ISO 26262
1 1 (1.61%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (3.23%) Freescale
1 2 (3.23%) SAP
2 1 (1.61%) ATG