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

Embedded Systems
England > South West
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 231 301
Rank change year-on-year +20 +70 +1
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 138 112 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.28% 1.09% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.11% 2.72% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 116 120 48
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £39,250
90th Percentile £52,250 £56,250 £48,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £41,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% -7.22% +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 4,434 4,119 4,534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.23% 39.93% 41.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3,445 3,298 3,625
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +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 June 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 June 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 +40 37 £47,500 - 1
Bristol +32 37 £47,500 +26.67% 7
Dorset -59 28 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Devon +22 23 £40,000 +6.67% 6
Wiltshire -5 9 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Somerset +27 3 £42,500 -
Cornwall -25 1 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 87 (63.04%) C
2 83 (60.14%) Software Engineering
3 79 (57.25%) C++
4 40 (28.99%) Security Cleared
5 39 (28.26%) UML
6 37 (26.81%) Linux
7 35 (25.36%) OO
8 34 (24.64%) SC Cleared
9 32 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (22.46%) C#
11 28 (20.29%) Electronics
12 27 (19.57%) Scrum
12 27 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
13 25 (18.12%) Visual Studio
14 24 (17.39%) Python
14 24 (17.39%) Firmware
14 24 (17.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 24 (17.39%) Degree
15 23 (16.67%) WPF
16 22 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (15.94%) Windows
16 22 (15.94%) Jenkins
17 21 (15.22%) MVVM
18 20 (14.49%) BDD
18 20 (14.49%) OOP
18 20 (14.49%) SysML
19 19 (13.77%) Web Development
19 19 (13.77%) .NET
19 19 (13.77%) SOLID
20 18 (13.04%) Test Automation

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 (2.90%) ArcGIS
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.97%) Internet
2 2 (1.45%) RS-485
2 2 (1.45%) SNMP
2 2 (1.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.45%) Wireless
2 2 (1.45%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.07%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (18.12%) Visual Studio
2 22 (15.94%) Jenkins
3 16 (11.59%) TeamCity
4 13 (9.42%) Git (software)
5 12 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
6 11 (7.97%) Subversion
7 10 (7.25%) Ant
7 10 (7.25%) Apache Ivy
7 10 (7.25%) Maven
8 8 (5.80%) JIRA
9 4 (2.90%) Rational Rhapsody
9 4 (2.90%) Rational Team Concert
10 2 (1.45%) JBehave
10 2 (1.45%) JUnit
General
1 28 (20.29%) Electronics
2 15 (10.87%) Finance
3 12 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 6 (4.35%) Automotive
5 4 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.45%) Avionics
6 2 (1.45%) Marketing
6 2 (1.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 59 (42.75%) Software Engineer
2 36 (26.09%) C++ Software Engineer
3 33 (23.91%) Embedded Engineer
4 27 (19.57%) Test Engineer
5 25 (18.12%) C# Software Engineer
6 20 (14.49%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 19 (13.77%) Systems Engineer
8 15 (10.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 15 (10.87%) Software Test Engineer
9 11 (7.97%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (6.52%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 9 (6.52%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 9 (6.52%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 9 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
10 9 (6.52%) Security Engineer
10 9 (6.52%) Senior Security Engineer
11 7 (5.07%) Developer
12 6 (4.35%) Design Engineer
12 6 (4.35%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 6 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.67%) WPF
2 19 (13.77%) .NET
3 16 (11.59%) Qt
4 9 (6.52%) Yocto
5 6 (4.35%) MFC
6 3 (2.17%) XML
7 2 (1.45%) CSS
7 2 (1.45%) HTML
7 2 (1.45%) J2EE
7 2 (1.45%) Middleware
7 2 (1.45%) Node.js
8 1 (0.72%) GStreamer
8 1 (0.72%) JSF
8 1 (0.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 14 (10.14%) Computer Science
2 14 (10.14%) User Experience
3 9 (6.52%) Device Driver
3 9 (6.52%) Smart Home
4 5 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.62%) Cyber Warfare
5 4 (2.90%) VHDL
6 3 (2.17%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.45%) CPLD
7 2 (1.45%) Verilog
8 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.81%) Linux
2 22 (15.94%) Windows
3 16 (11.59%) Embedded Linux
4 12 (8.70%) Android
4 12 (8.70%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (60.14%) Software Engineering
2 39 (28.26%) UML
3 35 (25.36%) OO
4 32 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (19.57%) Scrum
6 22 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (15.22%) MVVM
8 20 (14.49%) BDD
8 20 (14.49%) OOP
8 20 (14.49%) SysML
9 19 (13.77%) SOLID
9 19 (13.77%) Web Development
10 18 (13.04%) Test Automation
11 17 (12.32%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (11.59%) System Testing
13 14 (10.14%) TDD
14 13 (9.42%) Collaborative Working
15 12 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
16 11 (7.97%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 87 (63.04%) C
2 79 (57.25%) C++
3 31 (22.46%) C#
4 24 (17.39%) Python
5 16 (11.59%) Java
6 15 (10.87%) Embedded C
6 15 (10.87%) Embedded C++
7 6 (4.35%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.62%) Ada
8 5 (3.62%) MATLAB
9 4 (2.90%) XAML
10 2 (1.45%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 40 (28.99%) Security Cleared
2 34 (24.64%) SC Cleared
3 24 (17.39%) Degree
4 2 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.45%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.45%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.07%) MISRA
2 4 (2.90%) Def Stans
2 4 (2.90%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 24 (17.39%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (2.90%) ESRI
1 4 (2.90%) IBM
2 2 (1.45%) EMC
2 2 (1.45%) SAP
3 1 (0.72%) Atmel
3 1 (0.72%) Freescale
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle