Period
to 12 December 2018

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 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
England > South West
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 247 304
Rank change year-on-year +26 +57 +31
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 98 102 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.98% 1.00% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.55% 2.68% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 81 90 40
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +8.97%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £30,450
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £52,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Embedded Systems is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,837 3,802 4,140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.41% 37.17% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,866 2,965 3,395
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%

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 6 months to 12 December 2018.

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 6 months to 12 December 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
Gloucestershire +30 27 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Bristol -4 27 £42,500 -5.56% 5
Devon - 18 £35,000 - 1
Wiltshire +5 9 £40,000 -23.81% 4
Dorset -20 9 £32,000 -28.89%
Cornwall +5 6 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Somerset +25 2 - - 1
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing Embedded Systems also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 77 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 69 (70.41%) C
3 64 (65.31%) C++
4 41 (41.84%) Linux
4 41 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (41.84%) Security Cleared
5 38 (38.78%) UML
6 37 (37.76%) Degree
7 34 (34.69%) Computer Science
7 34 (34.69%) Scrum
8 33 (33.67%) OO
9 31 (31.63%) Subversion
10 29 (29.59%) Android
10 29 (29.59%) Apple iOS
11 28 (28.57%) Embedded C
12 27 (27.55%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (27.55%) Android Development
12 27 (27.55%) iOS Development
12 27 (27.55%) Mobile Development
13 25 (25.51%) Qt
14 24 (24.49%) TDD
14 24 (24.49%) Maven
14 24 (24.49%) OOD
14 24 (24.49%) Ant
14 24 (24.49%) User Experience
14 24 (24.49%) Apache Ivy
15 23 (23.47%) Rational DOORS
16 18 (18.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 17 (17.35%) Data Analysis
18 15 (15.31%) Embedded C++

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 3 (3.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.04%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.02%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.14%) MySQL
2 5 (5.10%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.02%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (31.63%) Subversion
2 24 (24.49%) Ant
2 24 (24.49%) Apache Ivy
2 24 (24.49%) Maven
3 23 (23.47%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (9.18%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.06%) JIRA
5 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (12.24%) Electronics
2 9 (9.18%) Military
3 8 (8.16%) Automotive
4 7 (7.14%) Avionics
4 7 (7.14%) Finance
4 7 (7.14%) Retail
5 5 (5.10%) Aerospace
5 5 (5.10%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.08%) Marketing
6 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (65.31%) Software Engineer
2 41 (41.84%) Embedded Engineer
3 33 (33.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 27 (27.55%) C++ Software Engineer
5 15 (15.31%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 15 (15.31%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 12 (12.24%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) Developer
8 7 (7.14%) JavaScript Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) PHP Software Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) Research Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) C++ Developer
9 6 (6.12%) FPGA Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) Lead Software Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) Software Team Leader
9 6 (6.12%) Team Leader
10 5 (5.10%) Principal Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) Principal Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.51%) Qt
2 12 (12.24%) XML
3 7 (7.14%) CSS
3 7 (7.14%) HTML
3 7 (7.14%) JSON
3 7 (7.14%) XSLT
4 3 (3.06%) JSF
4 3 (3.06%) Middleware
4 3 (3.06%) Spring
4 3 (3.06%) WPF
5 2 (2.04%) J2EE
5 2 (2.04%) MFC
5 2 (2.04%) Yocto
6 1 (1.02%) .NET
6 1 (1.02%) OpenEmbedded
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.49%) User Experience
2 18 (18.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 14 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 7 (7.14%) Digital Signage
4 7 (7.14%) IPTV
4 7 (7.14%) Video on Demand
4 7 (7.14%) Video\Live Streaming
5 3 (3.06%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.04%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.02%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 41 (41.84%) Linux
2 29 (29.59%) Android
2 29 (29.59%) Apple iOS
3 13 (13.27%) Windows
4 2 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 41 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (38.78%) UML
4 34 (34.69%) Computer Science
4 34 (34.69%) Scrum
5 33 (33.67%) OO
6 27 (27.55%) Android Development
6 27 (27.55%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (27.55%) iOS Development
6 27 (27.55%) Mobile Development
7 24 (24.49%) OOD
7 24 (24.49%) TDD
8 17 (17.35%) Data Analysis
9 15 (15.31%) Validation
10 14 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (13.27%) Systems Engineering
12 8 (8.16%) Project Management
12 8 (8.16%) Web Development
13 7 (7.14%) Change Control
13 7 (7.14%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 69 (70.41%) C
2 64 (65.31%) C++
3 28 (28.57%) Embedded C
4 15 (15.31%) Embedded C++
5 10 (10.20%) Ada
5 10 (10.20%) Python
6 8 (8.16%) MATLAB
7 7 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 7 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 7 (7.14%) PHP
7 7 (7.14%) SQL
8 6 (6.12%) Java
9 5 (5.10%) C#
10 2 (2.04%) XAML
Qualifications
1 41 (41.84%) Security Cleared
2 37 (37.76%) Degree
3 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.06%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) DO-178B
2 3 (3.06%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 3 (3.06%) QA
3 1 (1.02%) ARP4754
3 1 (1.02%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.02%) ISO 26262
3 1 (1.02%) MISRA
System Software
1 9 (9.18%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (4.08%) SAP
2 3 (3.06%) Oracle
3 2 (2.04%) ESRI
3 2 (2.04%) Freescale
4 1 (1.02%) IBM
4 1 (1.02%) VMware