Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 302 323
Rank change year-on-year +70 +21 -30
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 96 37 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.93% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.44% 0.89% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 89 37 24
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,700 £26,125
90th Percentile £56,250 £49,750 £50,000
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 3932 4145 4496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.19% 37.93% 38.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3112 3422 3647
South West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £63,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +7 38 £42,500 -10.53% 4
Dorset +11 28 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Cornwall - 14 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire +31 9 £40,000 -
Wiltshire +8 6 £52,500 +16.67%
Somerset -9 1 £42,500 +8.28%
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 76 (79.17%) Software Engineering
2 55 (57.29%) C++
3 52 (54.17%) C
4 42 (43.75%) Linux
5 32 (33.33%) OO
5 32 (33.33%) Electronics
6 31 (32.29%) Degree
7 26 (27.08%) Computer Science
8 24 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (23.96%) Open Source
10 21 (21.88%) Test Automation
11 19 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (19.79%) Project Management
12 17 (17.71%) Security Cleared
12 17 (17.71%) Android
13 15 (15.63%) QA
13 15 (15.63%) Apple iOS
14 14 (14.58%) Freescale
14 14 (14.58%) Embedded Linux
14 14 (14.58%) Technical Architecture
14 14 (14.58%) Validation
14 14 (14.58%) HND
14 14 (14.58%) C#
14 14 (14.58%) Java
15 13 (13.54%) .NET
15 13 (13.54%) Embedded C
16 12 (12.50%) XML
16 12 (12.50%) Qt
17 11 (11.46%) Unix
18 10 (10.42%) UML

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 7 (7.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (7.29%) TestFlight
2 2 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.29%) MQTT
2 5 (5.21%) Internet
2 5 (5.21%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.13%) Ethernet
3 3 (3.13%) RFID
4 2 (2.08%) 3G
4 2 (2.08%) 4G
4 2 (2.08%) Bluetooth
4 2 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) Big Data
1 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Android Studio
1 7 (7.29%) Appium
1 7 (7.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (7.29%) Calabash
1 7 (7.29%) Cucumber
1 7 (7.29%) JBehave
1 7 (7.29%) Jenkins
1 7 (7.29%) JUnit
1 7 (7.29%) Xcode
2 6 (6.25%) Subversion
3 5 (5.21%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.17%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.13%) Ant
5 3 (3.13%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.13%) JIRA
5 3 (3.13%) Maven
6 2 (2.08%) Bitbucket
General
1 32 (33.33%) Electronics
2 10 (10.42%) Finance
2 10 (10.42%) Manufacturing
2 10 (10.42%) Marketing
2 10 (10.42%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.21%) Automotive
4 4 (4.17%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.13%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 48 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 33 (34.38%) Embedded Engineer
3 26 (27.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 14 (14.58%) C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (12.50%) Test Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Firmware Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Software Team Leader
6 8 (8.33%) Team Leader
7 7 (7.29%) Architect
7 7 (7.29%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Software Test Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Technical Architect
7 7 (7.29%) Test Leader
8 5 (5.21%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Software Engineering Team Leader
8 5 (5.21%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.54%) .NET
2 12 (12.50%) Qt
2 12 (12.50%) XML
3 10 (10.42%) Middleware
4 7 (7.29%) JSF
4 7 (7.29%) Node.js
4 7 (7.29%) Spring
4 7 (7.29%) Web Services
5 6 (6.25%) Yocto
6 5 (5.21%) J2EE
7 2 (2.08%) .NET Compact Framework
7 2 (2.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.08%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.42%) User Experience
3 7 (7.29%) Client/Server
3 7 (7.29%) Device Driver
3 7 (7.29%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (7.29%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.17%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 42 (43.75%) Linux
2 17 (17.71%) Android
3 15 (15.63%) Apple iOS
4 14 (14.58%) Embedded Linux
5 11 (11.46%) Unix
6 8 (8.33%) Windows
7 3 (3.13%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (79.17%) Software Engineering
2 32 (33.33%) OO
3 24 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (23.96%) Open Source
5 21 (21.88%) Test Automation
6 19 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (19.79%) Project Management
7 14 (14.58%) Technical Architecture
7 14 (14.58%) Validation
8 10 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (10.42%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (10.42%) Programme Management
8 10 (10.42%) UML
9 9 (9.38%) BDD
9 9 (9.38%) OOP
10 7 (7.29%) Line Management
10 7 (7.29%) Mobile Application Development
10 7 (7.29%) Requirements Engineering
10 7 (7.29%) Waterfall
10 7 (7.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (57.29%) C++
2 52 (54.17%) C
3 14 (14.58%) C#
3 14 (14.58%) Java
4 13 (13.54%) Embedded C
5 7 (7.29%) Perl
5 7 (7.29%) Python
5 7 (7.29%) Ruby
6 5 (5.21%) VB
7 3 (3.13%) Ada
7 3 (3.13%) Assembly Language
7 3 (3.13%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.04%) Lua
8 1 (1.04%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 31 (32.29%) Degree
2 17 (17.71%) Security Cleared
3 14 (14.58%) HND
4 7 (7.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.04%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.63%) QA
2 9 (9.38%) DO-178B
3 7 (7.29%) ISO 9001
3 7 (7.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (3.13%) IEC 61508
5 1 (1.04%) ARP4754
System Software
1 8 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 14 (14.58%) Freescale
2 10 (10.42%) SAP
3 7 (7.29%) Oracle
3 7 (7.29%) Xamarin