Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
England > South West
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 226 291
Rank change year-on-year +36 +65 +38
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 156 118 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.50% 1.15% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.54% 2.85% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 125 124 56
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.79% +18.75%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £53,250 £56,250 £48,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 4,410 4,143 4,405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 42.49% 40.43% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3,426 3,308 3,644
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 6 months to 19 September 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 19 September 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 +49 42 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Devon - 39 £37,500 - 1
Bristol +16 37 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Dorset -55 24 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Wiltshire -17 9 £40,000 -23.81%
Somerset +34 4 £42,500 - 1
Cornwall -15 1 £40,000 +6.67%
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 111 (71.15%) Software Engineering
2 99 (63.46%) C
3 91 (58.33%) C++
4 49 (31.41%) Security Cleared
5 47 (30.13%) Linux
6 46 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (28.21%) UML
8 40 (25.64%) Scrum
9 37 (23.72%) Problem-Solving
10 35 (22.44%) OO
11 32 (20.51%) C#
11 32 (20.51%) Windows
11 32 (20.51%) SC Cleared
12 31 (19.87%) Degree
13 29 (18.59%) Firmware
14 28 (17.95%) Python
15 26 (16.67%) Embedded C
15 26 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
16 25 (16.03%) Visual Studio
16 25 (16.03%) WPF
16 25 (16.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 24 (15.38%) Web Development
17 24 (15.38%) Embedded C++
18 23 (14.74%) Data Analysis
18 23 (14.74%) MVVM
19 22 (14.10%) Jenkins
19 22 (14.10%) Subversion
19 22 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
19 22 (14.10%) Computer Science
20 21 (13.46%) Electronics

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 6 (3.85%) ArcGIS
2 4 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.69%) Internet
2 2 (1.28%) RS-485
2 2 (1.28%) SNMP
2 2 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.49%) MySQL
3 1 (0.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
2 25 (16.03%) Visual Studio
3 22 (14.10%) Jenkins
3 22 (14.10%) Subversion
4 19 (12.18%) Git (software)
5 18 (11.54%) TeamCity
6 15 (9.62%) Ant
6 15 (9.62%) Apache Ivy
6 15 (9.62%) Maven
7 8 (5.13%) JIRA
8 2 (1.28%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (1.28%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 21 (13.46%) Electronics
2 19 (12.18%) Finance
3 15 (9.62%) Manufacturing
4 12 (7.69%) Automotive
5 10 (6.41%) Aerospace
6 8 (5.13%) Military
7 7 (4.49%) Avionics
7 7 (4.49%) Retail
8 6 (3.85%) Telecoms
9 4 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 78 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 44 (28.21%) Embedded Engineer
3 38 (24.36%) C++ Software Engineer
4 24 (15.38%) Test Engineer
5 23 (14.74%) C# Software Engineer
5 23 (14.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 17 (10.90%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (8.97%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 13 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (7.05%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 11 (7.05%) Developer
9 11 (7.05%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 11 (7.05%) Security Engineer
9 11 (7.05%) Senior Security Engineer
10 10 (6.41%) Research Engineer
10 10 (6.41%) Software Test Engineer
11 8 (5.13%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 7 (4.49%) JavaScript Engineer
12 7 (4.49%) PHP Software Engineer
13 6 (3.85%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.03%) WPF
2 17 (10.90%) .NET
3 16 (10.26%) Qt
4 13 (8.33%) XML
5 9 (5.77%) CSS
5 9 (5.77%) HTML
6 8 (5.13%) MFC
6 8 (5.13%) Yocto
7 7 (4.49%) JSON
7 7 (4.49%) XSLT
8 4 (2.56%) JSF
8 4 (2.56%) Middleware
8 4 (2.56%) Spring
9 2 (1.28%) J2EE
9 2 (1.28%) Node.js
10 1 (0.64%) OpenEmbedded
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 22 (14.10%) Computer Science
3 19 (12.18%) User Experience
4 16 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.41%) Algorithms
5 10 (6.41%) Smart Home
6 7 (4.49%) Device Driver
6 7 (4.49%) Digital Signage
6 7 (4.49%) IPTV
6 7 (4.49%) Video on Demand
6 7 (4.49%) Video\Live Streaming
7 4 (2.56%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.28%) CPLD
8 2 (1.28%) Verilog
8 2 (1.28%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 47 (30.13%) Linux
2 32 (20.51%) Windows
3 20 (12.82%) Android
3 20 (12.82%) Apple iOS
4 12 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (71.15%) Software Engineering
2 46 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (28.21%) UML
4 40 (25.64%) Scrum
5 37 (23.72%) Problem-Solving
6 35 (22.44%) OO
7 24 (15.38%) Web Development
8 23 (14.74%) Data Analysis
8 23 (14.74%) MVVM
9 22 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (11.54%) Android Development
10 18 (11.54%) BDD
10 18 (11.54%) iOS Development
10 18 (11.54%) Mobile Development
10 18 (11.54%) System Testing
11 17 (10.90%) Collaborative Working
11 17 (10.90%) OOP
11 17 (10.90%) SOLID
12 15 (9.62%) OOD
12 15 (9.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 99 (63.46%) C
2 91 (58.33%) C++
3 32 (20.51%) C#
4 28 (17.95%) Python
5 26 (16.67%) Embedded C
6 24 (15.38%) Embedded C++
7 11 (7.05%) Bash Shell
8 10 (6.41%) Ada
8 10 (6.41%) Java
9 9 (5.77%) JavaScript
9 9 (5.77%) MATLAB
10 7 (4.49%) PHP
10 7 (4.49%) SQL
11 6 (3.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 49 (31.41%) Security Cleared
2 32 (20.51%) SC Cleared
3 31 (19.87%) Degree
4 2 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.28%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.49%) DO-178B
2 6 (3.85%) MISRA
3 4 (2.56%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (2.56%) QA
4 2 (1.28%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.64%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.64%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 29 (18.59%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (3.85%) ESRI
2 4 (2.56%) Oracle
2 4 (2.56%) SAP
3 2 (1.28%) EMC
3 2 (1.28%) IBM
4 1 (0.64%) Atmel
4 1 (0.64%) Freescale