Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 256 285
Rank change year-on-year +10 +29 +42
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 90 82 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.88% 0.82% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.83% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 75 90 46
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -10.11% +11.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year - +10.43% +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 9,887 9,836 10,557
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 97.77% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8,132 8,171 8,946
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +4 25 £45,000 - 5
Wiltshire +9 19 £50,000 +28.21% 4
Devon +25 15 £37,500 -13.79% 1
Gloucestershire +14 13 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Cornwall -11 7 £35,000 -9.68% 2
Somerset +27 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Dorset -41 5 £45,000 - 3
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 October 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 90 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 77 (85.56%) C
3 71 (78.89%) C++
4 47 (52.22%) Embedded C
5 34 (37.78%) Embedded Systems
6 32 (35.56%) Linux
7 31 (34.44%) Degree
8 30 (33.33%) Electronics
9 25 (27.78%) Embedded C++
10 20 (22.22%) Computer Science
10 20 (22.22%) UML
11 19 (21.11%) OO
11 19 (21.11%) Subversion
12 18 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (20.00%) Automotive
13 15 (16.67%) Security Cleared
14 14 (15.56%) Data Analysis
15 13 (14.44%) Git (software)
16 12 (13.33%) IEC 61508
16 12 (13.33%) OOD
17 11 (12.22%) Ethernet
17 11 (12.22%) 802.11
17 11 (12.22%) Validation
17 11 (12.22%) Scrum
17 11 (12.22%) Wireless
17 11 (12.22%) Embedded Software Development
17 11 (12.22%) 802.1X
18 10 (11.11%) FreeRTOS
18 10 (11.11%) Aerospace
19 9 (10.00%) TDD

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 5 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.22%) Simulink
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) 802.11
1 11 (12.22%) Ethernet
1 11 (12.22%) Wireless
2 9 (10.00%) Bluetooth
3 7 (7.78%) ZigBee
4 6 (6.67%) RS-232
5 5 (5.56%) 3GPP
5 5 (5.56%) 802.15
5 5 (5.56%) MQTT
5 5 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.33%) Network Security
7 2 (2.22%) 5G
7 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.11%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 19 (21.11%) Subversion
2 13 (14.44%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.67%) Ant
3 6 (6.67%) Apache Ivy
3 6 (6.67%) Maven
3 6 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (5.56%) JIRA
5 3 (3.33%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.22%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 30 (33.33%) Electronics
2 18 (20.00%) Automotive
3 10 (11.11%) Aerospace
4 7 (7.78%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.56%) Finance
6 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) 802.1X
2 7 (7.78%) Qt
3 2 (2.22%) Yocto
4 1 (1.11%) OpenEmbedded
4 1 (1.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (37.78%) Embedded Systems
2 20 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.67%) User Experience
4 5 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.33%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.22%) Robotics
7 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.11%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.56%) Linux
2 10 (11.11%) FreeRTOS
3 9 (10.00%) Windows
4 7 (7.78%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (6.67%) Android
5 6 (6.67%) Apple iOS
6 5 (5.56%) SafeRTOS
6 5 (5.56%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (22.22%) UML
3 19 (21.11%) OO
4 18 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (15.56%) Data Analysis
6 12 (13.33%) OOD
7 11 (12.22%) Embedded Software Development
7 11 (12.22%) Scrum
7 11 (12.22%) Validation
8 9 (10.00%) TDD
9 6 (6.67%) Android Development
9 6 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.67%) iOS Development
9 6 (6.67%) Mobile Development
10 5 (5.56%) CMMI
10 5 (5.56%) SDLC
11 4 (4.44%) Memory Management
12 3 (3.33%) Digital Signal Processing
12 3 (3.33%) Integration Testing
12 3 (3.33%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 77 (85.56%) C
2 71 (78.89%) C++
3 47 (52.22%) Embedded C
4 25 (27.78%) Embedded C++
5 8 (8.89%) Java
6 6 (6.67%) Python
7 5 (5.56%) Ada
7 5 (5.56%) C#
7 5 (5.56%) Objective-C
8 4 (4.44%) Assembly Language
9 2 (2.22%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.11%) Perl
10 1 (1.11%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 31 (34.44%) Degree
2 15 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.89%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.33%) IEC 61508
2 8 (8.89%) MISRA
3 5 (5.56%) ISO 15765
4 4 (4.44%) Def Stans
4 4 (4.44%) MISRA C
5 1 (1.11%) DO-178B
5 1 (1.11%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (6.67%) IBM
2 5 (5.56%) Atlassian
3 4 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.33%) Freescale
5 2 (2.22%) SAP