Embedded Software Engineer Jobs in the UK excluding London

Embedded Software Engineer
UK > UK excluding London

The median Embedded Software 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 207 492 381
Rank change year-on-year +285 -111 +127
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 990 282 630
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.34% 0.49% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 0.55% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 773 177 161
10th Percentile £40,000 £34,324 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £59,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.78% +7.27% +15.79%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £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% +11.11%

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 Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Engineer in the UK excluding London

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Embedded Software Engineer in the UK excluding London

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

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

Salary histogram for Embedded Software Engineer in the UK excluding London

Embedded Software 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 Software 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 +105 230 £55,000 -8.33% 39
South West +137 213 £55,000 -10.20% 35
North of England +161 201 £50,000 -2.44% 17
Midlands +84 126 £50,000 +14.94% 29
East of England +86 119 £60,000 -14.29% 39
Yorkshire +129 102 £45,000 +5.88% 11
North West +60 72 £50,000 -13.04% 4
West Midlands +48 69 £52,500 +20.69% 14
Scotland -34 62 £60,000 - 20
East Midlands +39 57 £50,000 +14.29% 15
North East +20 27 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Wales - 27 £50,000 - 4
Northern Ireland - 12 - -
Embedded Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2024, Embedded Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 990 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 423 (42.73%) C
3 265 (26.77%) Linux
4 220 (22.22%) C++
5 190 (19.19%) Embedded C
6 186 (18.79%) Electronics
7 168 (16.97%) Embedded Linux
8 148 (14.95%) Python
9 130 (13.13%) Degree
10 120 (12.12%) Embedded Systems
11 119 (12.02%) Firmware
12 100 (10.10%) Automotive
13 84 (8.48%) IoT
14 81 (8.18%) Manufacturing
15 76 (7.68%) Security Cleared
16 75 (7.58%) Agile
17 71 (7.17%) Wireless
18 66 (6.67%) Embedded Firmware
19 64 (6.46%) Bash
20 59 (5.96%) Wi-Fi
21 56 (5.66%) Cybersecurity
21 56 (5.66%) Rust
22 52 (5.25%) Aerospace
23 50 (5.05%) Social Skills
24 48 (4.85%) Software Testing
24 48 (4.85%) Problem-Solving
25 46 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
25 46 (4.65%) Device Driver
26 44 (4.44%) C#
27 43 (4.34%) SDLC

Embedded Software 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 (1.92%) Apache
2 4 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 42 (4.24%) Simulink
2 8 (0.81%) Stateflow
3 2 (0.20%) GNU Octave
3 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.10%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.10%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.10%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.01%) GitHub
2 7 (0.71%) AWS
3 3 (0.30%) AWS IoT
3 3 (0.30%) Azure
4 1 (0.10%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 71 (7.17%) Wireless
2 59 (5.96%) Wi-Fi
3 39 (3.94%) RS-232
4 35 (3.54%) Ethernet
5 31 (3.13%) Bluetooth
6 30 (3.03%) TCP/IP
7 28 (2.83%) RS-485
8 18 (1.82%) ZigBee
9 17 (1.72%) MQTT
10 14 (1.41%) Internet
11 13 (1.31%) 4G
12 12 (1.21%) 3G
13 6 (0.61%) Wireshark
14 5 (0.51%) GPRS
14 5 (0.51%) VoIP
15 4 (0.40%) Modbus
15 4 (0.40%) Profibus
16 2 (0.20%) DECT
16 2 (0.20%) HTTP
16 2 (0.20%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (0.61%) Relational Database
2 4 (0.40%) Big Data
3 1 (0.10%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.10%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 36 (3.64%) Git
2 28 (2.83%) JIRA
3 20 (2.02%) Jenkins
4 13 (1.31%) Subversion
5 8 (0.81%) ClearCase
5 8 (0.81%) Rational Rhapsody
6 7 (0.71%) ClearQuest
6 7 (0.71%) Plastic SCM
7 6 (0.61%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.51%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.40%) GitLab
9 4 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (0.40%) Zephyr
10 2 (0.20%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.20%) PetaLinux
10 2 (0.20%) VectorCAST
11 1 (0.10%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.10%) CANoe
11 1 (0.10%) GDB
General
1 186 (18.79%) Electronics
2 100 (10.10%) Automotive
3 81 (8.18%) Manufacturing
4 52 (5.25%) Aerospace
5 50 (5.05%) Social Skills
6 18 (1.82%) Mandarin Language
7 17 (1.72%) Aviation
8 12 (1.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 11 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (1.11%) Telecoms
10 9 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.81%) Finance
12 7 (0.71%) Tech for Good
13 6 (0.61%) Legal
13 6 (0.61%) Marketing
13 6 (0.61%) Public Sector
14 5 (0.51%) Retail
15 3 (0.30%) Military
15 3 (0.30%) Welsh Language
16 2 (0.20%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.33%) Yocto
2 19 (1.92%) Apache NiFi
2 19 (1.92%) STL
3 12 (1.21%) REST
4 8 (0.81%) Middleware
5 6 (0.61%) Node.js
6 5 (0.51%) FFmpeg
6 5 (0.51%) GStreamer
6 5 (0.51%) MFC
6 5 (0.51%) OpenEmbedded
7 4 (0.40%) .NET
7 4 (0.40%) HTML
7 4 (0.40%) Qt
8 3 (0.30%) iOS SDK
9 2 (0.20%) POSIX
9 2 (0.20%) QML
9 2 (0.20%) XML
10 1 (0.10%) HTML5
10 1 (0.10%) React
10 1 (0.10%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 120 (12.12%) Embedded Systems
2 84 (8.48%) IoT
3 46 (4.65%) Device Driver
3 46 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
4 39 (3.94%) Algorithms
5 17 (1.72%) Renewable Energy
6 15 (1.52%) Cyber Threat
7 14 (1.41%) FPGA
8 12 (1.21%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.11%) ARM Cortex
10 9 (0.91%) Raspberry Pi
11 8 (0.81%) Acoustics
12 6 (0.61%) Analogue Electronics
12 6 (0.61%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.61%) Robotics
12 6 (0.61%) Smart Home
12 6 (0.61%) Video\Live Streaming
13 5 (0.51%) CAN bus
13 5 (0.51%) Smart Energy
14 4 (0.40%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 265 (26.77%) Linux
2 168 (16.97%) Embedded Linux
3 38 (3.84%) Windows
4 34 (3.43%) FreeRTOS
5 8 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.61%) ThreadX
7 5 (0.51%) VxWorks
8 3 (0.30%) Android
8 3 (0.30%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.30%) Debian
8 3 (0.30%) VMS
8 3 (0.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 2 (0.20%) Solaris
9 2 (0.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 990 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 75 (7.58%) Agile
3 56 (5.66%) Cybersecurity
4 48 (4.85%) Problem-Solving
4 48 (4.85%) Software Testing
5 43 (4.34%) SDLC
6 40 (4.04%) OOD
7 38 (3.84%) Computer Science
8 35 (3.54%) Embedded Software Development
9 33 (3.33%) Test Automation
10 25 (2.53%) OO
11 23 (2.32%) Validation
12 21 (2.12%) Device Driver Development
12 21 (2.12%) Prototyping
13 19 (1.92%) Multithreading
14 18 (1.82%) Configuration Management
15 17 (1.72%) TDD
16 15 (1.52%) Mentoring
16 15 (1.52%) Software Architecture
17 14 (1.41%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 423 (42.73%) C
2 220 (22.22%) C++
3 190 (19.19%) Embedded C
4 148 (14.95%) Python
5 64 (6.46%) Bash
6 56 (5.66%) Rust
7 44 (4.44%) C#
8 40 (4.04%) Embedded C++
9 37 (3.74%) MATLAB
10 21 (2.12%) Ada
11 20 (2.02%) Java
12 13 (1.31%) JavaScript
13 12 (1.21%) PHP
14 7 (0.71%) Assembly Language
14 7 (0.71%) R
15 6 (0.61%) Perl
16 4 (0.40%) SQL
17 3 (0.30%) Groovy
17 3 (0.30%) Swift
17 3 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 130 (13.13%) Degree
2 76 (7.68%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.62%) BPSS Clearance
4 13 (1.31%) Master's Degree
5 5 (0.51%) HND
6 4 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.40%) HNC
7 3 (0.30%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.20%) PhD
8 2 (0.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.63%) MISRA
2 14 (1.41%) GDPR
3 13 (1.31%) ISO 13485
3 13 (1.31%) QA
4 10 (1.01%) IEC 62304
5 8 (0.81%) JTAG
6 7 (0.71%) AUTOSAR
6 7 (0.71%) ISO 9000
7 6 (0.61%) ISO 26262
7 6 (0.61%) MISRA C
8 4 (0.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 3 (0.30%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.10%) Automotive SPICE
System Software
1 119 (12.02%) Firmware
2 66 (6.67%) Embedded Firmware
3 8 (0.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.40%) Terraform
2 3 (0.30%) Ansible
2 3 (0.30%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.30%) Podman
3 1 (0.10%) Functional Safety
Vendors
1 12 (1.21%) IBM
2 8 (0.81%) Red Hat
3 7 (0.71%) Lauterbach
4 6 (0.61%) Renesas
4 6 (0.61%) SAP
5 4 (0.40%) QNX
6 3 (0.30%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.20%) Atmel
7 2 (0.20%) Xilinx
8 1 (0.10%) EMC
8 1 (0.10%) Freescale
8 1 (0.10%) MathWorks
8 1 (0.10%) Samsung