Embedded Engineer Jobs in the UK excluding London

Embedded Engineer
UK > UK excluding London

The median Embedded Engineer salary in the UK excluding London is £55,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 28 May 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
28 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 157 449 339
Rank change year-on-year +292 -110 +87
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Engineer 1,327 345 760
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.79% 0.59% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 0.67% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,050 193 188
10th Percentile £38,750 £34,324 £37,389
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £54,250
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +5.99% +8.50%
75th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +10.00%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 70,239 51,739 70,521
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 89.07% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 49,597 29,705 42,866
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,750 £28,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £53,500 £50,173
Median % change year-on-year -6.54% +6.63% +5.63%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Embedded Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured Embedded Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Engineer in the UK excluding London

Embedded Engineer
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Embedded Engineer in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Embedded Engineer in the UK excluding London

Embedded Engineer
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Embedded Engineer in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 28 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Embedded Engineer in the UK excluding London

Embedded Engineer
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Engineer within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 28 May 2024. 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
Jobs
South East +132 339 £56,500 -5.83% 55
South West +143 247 £55,000 -8.33% 50
North of England +181 236 £50,000 -4.76% 19
Midlands +128 201 £52,500 +20.69% 41
East of England +100 138 £60,000 -14.29% 49
Yorkshire +141 117 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Scotland +11 116 £52,500 -12.50% 22
West Midlands +71 102 £58,750 +35.06% 18
East Midlands +72 99 £50,000 +14.29% 23
North West +69 84 £55,000 - 6
Wales +39 37 £50,000 -9.09% 6
North East +28 35 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Northern Ireland - 13 - -
Embedded Engineer
UK

Embedded Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2024, Embedded Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the UK excluding London region featuring Embedded Engineer in the job title.

1 1,088 (81.99%) Software Engineering
2 592 (44.61%) C
3 329 (24.79%) Linux
4 304 (22.91%) C++
5 280 (21.10%) Firmware
6 266 (20.05%) Electronics
7 262 (19.74%) Embedded C
8 210 (15.83%) Degree
9 208 (15.67%) Embedded Linux
10 179 (13.49%) Embedded Systems
11 170 (12.81%) Embedded Firmware
12 166 (12.51%) Python
13 132 (9.95%) Wireless
14 126 (9.50%) Manufacturing
15 113 (8.52%) Automotive
16 109 (8.21%) Social Skills
16 109 (8.21%) IoT
17 104 (7.84%) Agile
18 95 (7.16%) Security Cleared
19 84 (6.33%) Computer Science
20 83 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
21 68 (5.12%) Wi-Fi
22 66 (4.97%) Bash
23 60 (4.52%) Aerospace
24 59 (4.45%) Yocto
25 57 (4.30%) Cybersecurity
25 57 (4.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
26 56 (4.22%) C#
26 56 (4.22%) Embedded Software Development
26 56 (4.22%) Rust

Embedded Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (1.43%) Apache
2 4 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 45 (3.39%) Simulink
2 10 (0.75%) GNU Octave
3 8 (0.60%) Stateflow
4 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.38%) OrCAD
5 1 (0.075%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.075%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.06%) GitHub
2 13 (0.98%) AWS
3 7 (0.53%) AWS IoT
4 3 (0.23%) Azure
5 1 (0.075%) GCP
5 1 (0.075%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 132 (9.95%) Wireless
2 68 (5.12%) Wi-Fi
3 42 (3.17%) Bluetooth
4 40 (3.01%) Ethernet
5 39 (2.94%) RS-232
6 31 (2.34%) TCP/IP
7 29 (2.19%) RS-485
8 22 (1.66%) MQTT
9 18 (1.36%) ZigBee
10 17 (1.28%) 3G
10 17 (1.28%) 4G
11 14 (1.06%) Internet
12 11 (0.83%) OFDM
13 9 (0.68%) GPRS
13 9 (0.68%) Modbus
14 8 (0.60%) Profibus
15 6 (0.45%) DVB
15 6 (0.45%) LoRaWAN
15 6 (0.45%) LTE
15 6 (0.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (0.45%) Relational Database
2 4 (0.30%) Big Data
3 1 (0.075%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.075%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 51 (3.84%) Git
2 32 (2.41%) JIRA
3 21 (1.58%) Jenkins
4 19 (1.43%) Subversion
5 13 (0.98%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.68%) Eclipse
7 8 (0.60%) ClearCase
7 8 (0.60%) Rational Rhapsody
8 7 (0.53%) ClearQuest
8 7 (0.53%) Plastic SCM
9 4 (0.30%) GitLab
9 4 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (0.30%) Zephyr
10 3 (0.23%) GDB
11 2 (0.15%) GCC
11 2 (0.15%) LabVIEW
11 2 (0.15%) PetaLinux
11 2 (0.15%) VectorCAST
12 1 (0.075%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.075%) CANoe
General
1 266 (20.05%) Electronics
2 126 (9.50%) Manufacturing
3 113 (8.52%) Automotive
4 109 (8.21%) Social Skills
5 60 (4.52%) Aerospace
6 57 (4.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 36 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
8 31 (2.34%) Finance
9 30 (2.26%) Telecoms
10 18 (1.36%) Mandarin Language
11 17 (1.28%) Aviation
11 17 (1.28%) Marketing
11 17 (1.28%) Public Sector
12 10 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.53%) Tech for Good
14 6 (0.45%) Legal
15 5 (0.38%) Retail
16 3 (0.23%) Military
16 3 (0.23%) Welsh Language
17 2 (0.15%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (4.45%) Yocto
2 19 (1.43%) Apache NiFi
2 19 (1.43%) STL
3 12 (0.90%) REST
4 10 (0.75%) .NET
4 10 (0.75%) MFC
5 8 (0.60%) HTML
5 8 (0.60%) Middleware
6 6 (0.45%) Node.js
6 6 (0.45%) Qt
7 5 (0.38%) FFmpeg
7 5 (0.38%) GStreamer
7 5 (0.38%) OpenEmbedded
8 4 (0.30%) Flask
9 3 (0.23%) Flash
9 3 (0.23%) iOS SDK
10 2 (0.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (0.15%) POSIX
10 2 (0.15%) QML
10 2 (0.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 179 (13.49%) Embedded Systems
2 109 (8.21%) IoT
3 53 (3.99%) FPGA
4 52 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
5 51 (3.84%) Algorithms
6 50 (3.77%) Device Driver
7 21 (1.58%) VHDL
8 17 (1.28%) ARM Cortex
8 17 (1.28%) Renewable Energy
9 15 (1.13%) Cyber Threat
10 14 (1.06%) Mobile App
11 11 (0.83%) Analogue Electronics
12 9 (0.68%) Raspberry Pi
13 8 (0.60%) Acoustics
14 6 (0.45%) Data Centre
14 6 (0.45%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.45%) NB-IoT
14 6 (0.45%) Robotics
14 6 (0.45%) Smart Home
14 6 (0.45%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 329 (24.79%) Linux
2 208 (15.67%) Embedded Linux
3 43 (3.24%) Windows
4 38 (2.86%) FreeRTOS
5 8 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.45%) ThreadX
7 5 (0.38%) VxWorks
8 4 (0.30%) Android
8 4 (0.30%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.23%) Debian
9 3 (0.23%) VMS
9 3 (0.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 2 (0.15%) Solaris
10 2 (0.15%) Unix
11 1 (0.075%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,088 (81.99%) Software Engineering
2 104 (7.84%) Agile
3 84 (6.33%) Computer Science
4 83 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
5 57 (4.30%) Cybersecurity
6 56 (4.22%) Embedded Software Development
7 55 (4.14%) Software Testing
8 51 (3.84%) SDLC
9 48 (3.62%) Mathematics
10 44 (3.32%) OOD
11 43 (3.24%) Physics
12 36 (2.71%) Test Automation
13 29 (2.19%) OO
13 29 (2.19%) Prototyping
13 29 (2.19%) Validation
14 28 (2.11%) Signal Processing
15 23 (1.73%) Device Driver Development
15 23 (1.73%) Software Architecture
16 22 (1.66%) Multithreading
17 20 (1.51%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 592 (44.61%) C
2 304 (22.91%) C++
3 262 (19.74%) Embedded C
4 166 (12.51%) Python
5 66 (4.97%) Bash
6 56 (4.22%) C#
6 56 (4.22%) Rust
7 53 (3.99%) Embedded C++
8 49 (3.69%) MATLAB
9 22 (1.66%) Assembly Language
10 21 (1.58%) Ada
10 21 (1.58%) Java
11 19 (1.43%) JavaScript
12 12 (0.90%) PHP
13 11 (0.83%) R
14 9 (0.68%) SQL
15 8 (0.60%) VB
16 7 (0.53%) Perl
17 3 (0.23%) Groovy
17 3 (0.23%) Lua
Qualifications
1 210 (15.83%) Degree
2 95 (7.16%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
4 15 (1.13%) SC Cleared
5 13 (0.98%) Master's Degree
6 9 (0.68%) HNC
7 8 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (0.38%) HND
9 3 (0.23%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.26%) MISRA
2 17 (1.28%) ISO 13485
3 14 (1.06%) GDPR
3 14 (1.06%) QA
4 11 (0.83%) JTAG
5 10 (0.75%) IEC 62304
5 10 (0.75%) MISRA C
6 9 (0.68%) AUTOSAR
7 8 (0.60%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 7 (0.53%) ISO 9000
9 6 (0.45%) ISO 26262
10 4 (0.30%) Automotive SPICE
11 3 (0.23%) DO-178B
11 3 (0.23%) IEC 61131
12 1 (0.075%) SLA
System Software
1 280 (21.10%) Firmware
2 170 (12.81%) Embedded Firmware
3 10 (0.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.30%) Terraform
2 3 (0.23%) Ansible
2 3 (0.23%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.23%) Podman
3 1 (0.075%) Functional Safety
Vendors
1 20 (1.51%) EMC
2 17 (1.28%) SAP
3 12 (0.90%) IBM
4 8 (0.60%) Microsoft
4 8 (0.60%) Red Hat
5 7 (0.53%) Lauterbach
5 7 (0.53%) Xilinx
6 6 (0.45%) Renesas
7 5 (0.38%) Intel
8 4 (0.30%) QNX
9 2 (0.15%) Atmel
9 2 (0.15%) Facebook
10 1 (0.075%) Autodesk
10 1 (0.075%) CA
10 1 (0.075%) Freescale
10 1 (0.075%) MathWorks
10 1 (0.075%) NCR
10 1 (0.075%) Samsung