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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Systems
England / South West
Rank 182 237 217
Rank change year-on-year +55 -20  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 50 16 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.00% 0.27% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.91% 0.70% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 49 15 21
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Embedded Systems is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1716 2270 1936
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 34.16% 38.63% 32.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1391 1722 1519
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Embedded Systems as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon +15 15 £37,500 +13.63%
Dorset +33 14 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Gloucestershire +16 10 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Wiltshire - 7 £40,500 - 1
Cornwall - 3 £37,500 -
Bristol +5 1 - -
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 60 (81.08%) C++
2 56 (75.68%) Software Engineering
3 39 (52.70%) C
4 35 (47.30%) C#
4 35 (47.30%) Degree
5 31 (41.89%) OO
6 30 (40.54%) Electronics
7 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (28.38%) Java
9 20 (27.03%) Firmware
9 20 (27.03%) Computer Science
10 18 (24.32%) Unix
10 18 (24.32%) Linux
10 18 (24.32%) Android
11 17 (22.97%) Manufacturing
12 15 (20.27%) Regression Testing
12 15 (20.27%) Physics
12 15 (20.27%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (17.57%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (17.57%) Apple iOS
14 12 (16.22%) JTAG
14 12 (16.22%) OOP
14 12 (16.22%) Python
15 11 (14.86%) Internet
15 11 (14.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 10 (13.51%) Embedded Linux
16 10 (13.51%) Perl
16 10 (13.51%) Security Cleared
17 9 (12.16%) Data Analytics
17 9 (12.16%) Analytics

Embedded Systems
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Infor M3
1 3 (4.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.35%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) Internet
2 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.41%) Ethernet
3 4 (5.41%) Wireless
4 3 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.70%) 802.15
5 2 (2.70%) Bluetooth
5 2 (2.70%) HTTP
6 1 (1.35%) DHCP
6 1 (1.35%) DNS
6 1 (1.35%) FTP
6 1 (1.35%) LDAP
6 1 (1.35%) MQTT
6 1 (1.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.70%) Subversion
3 1 (1.35%) Android Studio
3 1 (1.35%) Calabash
3 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.35%) JIRA
3 1 (1.35%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.35%) Xcode
General
1 30 (40.54%) Electronics
2 17 (22.97%) Manufacturing
3 9 (12.16%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.05%) Finance
4 3 (4.05%) Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 32 (43.24%) Software Engineer
2 18 (24.32%) Firmware Engineer
3 12 (16.22%) Embedded Engineer
3 12 (16.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Development Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Test Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) C Software Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) C# Software Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Java Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Systems Test Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Security Researcher
9 5 (6.76%) Senior Development Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Systems Integrator
10 4 (5.41%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) .NET
1 9 (12.16%) J2EE
1 9 (12.16%) XML
2 3 (4.05%) Web Services
3 2 (2.70%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.70%) Spring
3 2 (2.70%) Struts
3 2 (2.70%) Swing
4 1 (1.35%) HTML
4 1 (1.35%) Node.js
4 1 (1.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.03%) Computer Science
2 11 (14.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.05%) Smartcard
5 2 (2.70%) EPoS
5 2 (2.70%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.70%) Smart Home
6 1 (1.35%) Arduino
6 1 (1.35%) CPLD
6 1 (1.35%) Cyber Warfare
6 1 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.35%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (1.35%) Robotics
6 1 (1.35%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.32%) Android
1 18 (24.32%) Linux
1 18 (24.32%) Unix
2 13 (17.57%) Apple iOS
3 10 (13.51%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (8.11%) Windows
5 1 (1.35%) Fedora
5 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (75.68%) Software Engineering
2 31 (41.89%) OO
3 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (20.27%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (20.27%) Physics
4 15 (20.27%) Regression Testing
5 13 (17.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (16.22%) OOP
7 9 (12.16%) Analytics
7 9 (12.16%) Data Analytics
8 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
8 8 (10.81%) SDLC
9 7 (9.46%) Coaching
9 7 (9.46%) People Management
10 6 (8.11%) Open Source
11 5 (6.76%) Embedded Software Development
11 5 (6.76%) Integration Testing
11 5 (6.76%) Reverse Engineering
12 4 (5.41%) Android Development
12 4 (5.41%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 60 (81.08%) C++
2 39 (52.70%) C
3 35 (47.30%) C#
4 21 (28.38%) Java
5 12 (16.22%) Python
6 10 (13.51%) Perl
7 9 (12.16%) Embedded C++
7 9 (12.16%) VB
8 8 (10.81%) SQL
9 4 (5.41%) Delphi
9 4 (5.41%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.70%) Ruby
10 2 (2.70%) Scala
11 1 (1.35%) Ada
11 1 (1.35%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.35%) PHP
11 1 (1.35%) R
11 1 (1.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 35 (47.30%) Degree
2 10 (13.51%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.11%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.05%) HND
5 1 (1.35%) PhD
5 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.22%) JTAG
2 5 (6.76%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.35%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 20 (27.03%) Firmware
2 1 (1.35%) NFS
2 1 (1.35%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 3 (4.05%) Freescale
1 3 (4.05%) SAP
2 2 (2.70%) EMC
3 1 (1.35%) Atmel
3 1 (1.35%) Renesas
3 1 (1.35%) Xamarin
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