Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
England > South West
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 212 264 210
Rank change year-on-year +52 -54 +15
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 33 62 136
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.58% 0.63% 1.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.60% 1.77% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26 48 113
Median annual salary £40,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.44% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £51,850
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +8.43%

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 2,057 3,511 3,985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 36.34% 35.86% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,587 2,611 3,051
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,037 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Embedded Systems as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Embedded Systems in the South West over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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 +18 17 £41,500 -20.95% 1
Somerset - 7 £36,250 - 1
Bristol +53 5 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Dorset +40 4 £52,500 +75.00%
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 22 (66.67%) C
1 22 (66.67%) C++
2 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
3 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (36.36%) Java
5 11 (33.33%) C#
5 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 11 (33.33%) DV Cleared
6 10 (30.30%) Test Automation
6 10 (30.30%) Python
7 8 (24.24%) Eclipse
8 7 (21.21%) Windows
8 7 (21.21%) Linux
8 7 (21.21%) Android
8 7 (21.21%) Apple iOS
9 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (18.18%) IDA Disassembler
9 6 (18.18%) HND
9 6 (18.18%) Degree
10 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
10 5 (15.15%) MySQL
10 5 (15.15%) Internet
10 5 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (15.15%) Analytics
10 5 (15.15%) Data Analytics
10 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
10 5 (15.15%) Java SE
11 4 (12.12%) Electronics
11 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
11 4 (12.12%) Unit 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 2 (6.06%) Confluence
1 2 (6.06%) JBoss
1 2 (6.06%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.03%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) PaaS
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
2 2 (6.06%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.03%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Eclipse
2 6 (18.18%) IDA Disassembler
3 3 (9.09%) Maven
4 2 (6.06%) JIRA
4 2 (6.06%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (3.03%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.12%) Electronics
3 3 (9.09%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.03%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Military
4 1 (3.03%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Software Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Test Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Junior
4 3 (9.09%) Junior Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Junior Embedded Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Data Analytics Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) FPGA Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Java SE
2 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (3.03%) J2EE
3 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.12%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (6.06%) Analogue Electronics
3 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.06%) Wiki
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (3.03%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.03%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Android
1 7 (21.21%) Apple iOS
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 10 (30.30%) Test Automation
4 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (15.15%) Analytics
5 5 (15.15%) Data Analytics
5 5 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
6 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Analytical Thinking
7 3 (9.09%) Creative Thinking
7 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
7 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.09%) Product Roadmap
7 3 (9.09%) Prototyping
7 3 (9.09%) SDLC
7 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Sprint Planning
7 3 (9.09%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) C
1 22 (66.67%) C++
2 12 (36.36%) Java
3 11 (33.33%) C#
4 10 (30.30%) Python
5 3 (9.09%) Embedded C
6 2 (6.06%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.03%) Ada
7 1 (3.03%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
2 11 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) Degree
3 6 (18.18%) HND
4 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
5 3 (9.09%) BC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.03%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) DO-178B
1 2 (6.06%) IEC 61508
2 1 (3.03%) Def Stans
2 1 (3.03%) DO-254
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Firmware
2 2 (6.06%) VirtualBox
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) VMware
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) SAP