The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
England > South West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 200 237
Rank change year-on-year +26 +37  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 61 32 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.15% 0.61% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.05% 1.65% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 68 32 11
South West median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +11.76%  
10th Percentile £32,500 £40,050 £24,500
90th Percentile £58,625 £48,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -  

Embedded Systems is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1998 1945 2077
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 37.83% 37.27% 34.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2259 2262 2352
South West median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.70% +11.84%  
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,875 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Embedded Systems as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Systems in the South West

Embedded Systems
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Systems in the South West.

Salary trend for Embedded Systems in the South West

Embedded Systems
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Systems in the South West over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded Systems in the South West

Embedded Systems
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 Systems within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +11 37 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Cornwall - 9 £37,500 -
Bristol -16 5 £37,500 -34.78% 3
Wiltshire - 5 £52,500 -
Somerset - 3 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire -11 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing Embedded Systems also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 95 (85.59%) Software Engineering
2 89 (80.18%) C++
3 64 (57.66%) C
4 43 (38.74%) C#
4 43 (38.74%) OO
4 43 (38.74%) Degree
5 41 (36.94%) Electronics
6 40 (36.04%) Linux
7 30 (27.03%) Computer Science
8 28 (25.23%) Windows
9 26 (23.42%) Firmware
10 23 (20.72%) Java
11 21 (18.92%) Manufacturing
11 21 (18.92%) Android
12 20 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (18.02%) OOP
12 20 (18.02%) Embedded C
13 16 (14.41%) Unix
14 15 (13.51%) Embedded C++
14 15 (13.51%) Embedded Linux
14 15 (13.51%) Test Automation
14 15 (13.51%) Multithreading
14 15 (13.51%) Computer Science Degree
15 14 (12.61%) Multithreaded Programming
16 13 (11.71%) Open Source
17 12 (10.81%) Freescale
17 12 (10.81%) QA
17 12 (10.81%) Physics
17 12 (10.81%) Ethernet
17 12 (10.81%) Regression Testing

Embedded Systems
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 4 (3.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Infor M3
1 3 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.80%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.81%) Ethernet
2 7 (6.31%) Internet
3 4 (3.60%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.70%) Wireless
5 2 (1.80%) 802.15
5 2 (1.80%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.80%) HTTP
5 2 (1.80%) MQTT
6 1 (0.90%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (9.01%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.70%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.70%) JIRA
3 2 (1.80%) Android Studio
3 2 (1.80%) Calabash
3 2 (1.80%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.80%) GCC
3 2 (1.80%) SonarQube
3 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.80%) Xcode
4 1 (0.90%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.90%) Subversion
General
1 41 (36.94%) Electronics
2 21 (18.92%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.60%) Finance
5 3 (2.70%) Marketing
6 2 (1.80%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.90%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 73 (65.77%) Software Engineer
2 31 (27.93%) C++ Software Engineer
3 24 (21.62%) Firmware Engineer
4 23 (20.72%) Embedded Engineer
5 21 (18.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 19 (17.12%) Senior Software Engineer
7 18 (16.22%) C Software Engineer
8 12 (10.81%) C# Software Engineer
8 12 (10.81%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 12 (10.81%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 12 (10.81%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 11 (9.91%) Android Engineer
9 11 (9.91%) Android Software Engineer
9 11 (9.91%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 11 (9.91%) C++ Android Engineer
9 11 (9.91%) Java Engineer
9 11 (9.91%) Java Software Engineer
9 11 (9.91%) Lead Software Engineer
9 11 (9.91%) Senior Java Engineer
9 11 (9.91%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.11%) .NET
1 9 (8.11%) WPF
1 9 (8.11%) XML
2 6 (5.41%) MFC
3 5 (4.50%) J2EE
4 4 (3.60%) JSF
4 4 (3.60%) Middleware
4 4 (3.60%) Qt
4 4 (3.60%) Spring
5 2 (1.80%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.80%) Node.js
5 2 (1.80%) POSIX
5 2 (1.80%) Web Services
6 1 (0.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.03%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (7.21%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.60%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.80%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.80%) Internet of Things
4 2 (1.80%) Smart Home
5 1 (0.90%) CPLD
5 1 (0.90%) Cyber Warfare
Operating Systems
1 40 (36.04%) Linux
2 28 (25.23%) Windows
3 21 (18.92%) Android
4 16 (14.41%) Unix
5 15 (13.51%) Embedded Linux
6 8 (7.21%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.80%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.80%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (85.59%) Software Engineering
2 43 (38.74%) OO
3 20 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (18.02%) OOP
4 15 (13.51%) Multithreading
4 15 (13.51%) Test Automation
5 14 (12.61%) Multithreaded Programming
6 13 (11.71%) Open Source
7 12 (10.81%) Physics
7 12 (10.81%) Regression Testing
8 11 (9.91%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (9.01%) Mentoring
9 10 (9.01%) SDLC
10 8 (7.21%) Configuration Management
10 8 (7.21%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (7.21%) Project Management
11 7 (6.31%) Analytics
11 7 (6.31%) Defect Tracking
12 6 (5.41%) Mobile Application Development
12 6 (5.41%) Post-Production
Programming Languages
1 89 (80.18%) C++
2 64 (57.66%) C
3 43 (38.74%) C#
4 23 (20.72%) Java
5 20 (18.02%) Embedded C
6 15 (13.51%) Embedded C++
7 11 (9.91%) Delphi
8 9 (8.11%) Python
9 5 (4.50%) Perl
9 5 (4.50%) SQL
9 5 (4.50%) VB
10 2 (1.80%) Ruby
11 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.90%) PHP
11 1 (0.90%) R
11 1 (0.90%) XAML
Qualifications
1 43 (38.74%) Degree
2 15 (13.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (10.81%) HND
4 6 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.50%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.81%) QA
2 9 (8.11%) JTAG
3 4 (3.60%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.90%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.90%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 26 (23.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 12 (10.81%) Freescale
2 4 (3.60%) Oracle
3 3 (2.70%) SAP
4 2 (1.80%) EMC
4 2 (1.80%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.90%) Signiant
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