Period
to 19 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Systems over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 461 546 536
Rank change year-on-year +85 -10 +140
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 497 402 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.54% 0.42% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.31% 1.04% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 409 367 424
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,725
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,000 £58,375
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 37,867 38,783 43,774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 40.92% 40.18% 39.64%
Number of salaries quoted 29,302 30,759 34,966
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £66,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Embedded Systems as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Systems in the UK excluding London

Embedded Systems
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Systems in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Embedded Systems in the UK excluding London

Embedded Systems
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Systems in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Embedded Systems in the UK excluding London

Embedded Systems
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 Systems within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
South West +34 154 £40,000 - 18
South East +23 136 £42,500 -5.56% 29
Midlands +102 129 £47,500 +5.56% 18
East Midlands +60 80 £45,000 +12.50% 13
West Midlands +57 49 £47,500 +5.56% 5
East of England -22 40 £47,500 -5.00% 45
North of England +8 16 £40,000 +14.29% 20
North West +4 12 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Northern Ireland +13 11 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Wales +9 7 £40,000 +11.11% 4
Scotland -7 4 £41,500 -24.55% 2
Yorkshire +24 3 £40,000 - 10
North East -18 1 £35,000 - 6
Embedded Systems
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 340 (68.41%) C
2 282 (56.74%) C++
3 270 (54.33%) Software Engineering
4 185 (37.22%) Degree
5 147 (29.58%) Linux
6 131 (26.36%) Firmware
7 112 (22.54%) Embedded C
8 107 (21.53%) Electronics
9 106 (21.33%) Python
10 105 (21.13%) Manufacturing
11 83 (16.70%) Agile Software Development
12 77 (15.49%) Windows
13 72 (14.49%) C#
14 71 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 69 (13.88%) Subversion
16 67 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
17 63 (12.68%) Computer Science
18 62 (12.47%) Security Cleared
19 61 (12.27%) Bash Shell
20 59 (11.87%) Validation
21 58 (11.67%) OO
22 55 (11.07%) UML
22 55 (11.07%) Unit Testing
23 54 (10.87%) Device Driver
24 52 (10.46%) Scrum
25 49 (9.86%) Test Automation
26 47 (9.46%) Ethernet
27 46 (9.26%) Embedded C++
28 43 (8.65%) Automotive
29 41 (8.25%) Android

Embedded Systems
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 5 (1.01%) ArcGIS
2 4 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.20%) Confluence
4 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.20%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.80%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 39 (7.85%) GitHub
2 8 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.21%) Apple Pay
3 6 (1.21%) Google Pay
3 6 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.21%) Samsung Pay
4 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (9.46%) Ethernet
2 37 (7.44%) RS-485
3 32 (6.44%) TCP/IP
4 29 (5.84%) Bluetooth
5 23 (4.63%) RS-232
6 16 (3.22%) RS-422
6 16 (3.22%) Wireless
7 15 (3.02%) Internet
8 14 (2.82%) SNMP
8 14 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (2.41%) RFID
10 11 (2.21%) Modbus
11 4 (0.80%) ADSL
11 4 (0.80%) Broadband
11 4 (0.80%) VDSL
11 4 (0.80%) xDSL
11 4 (0.80%) ZigBee
12 3 (0.60%) DSL
12 3 (0.60%) SSH
13 2 (0.40%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.81%) MySQL
3 7 (1.41%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.40%) Hazelcast
4 2 (0.40%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.20%) Big Data
5 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 69 (13.88%) Subversion
2 31 (6.24%) Git (software)
3 29 (5.84%) Rational DOORS
3 29 (5.84%) Visual Studio
4 25 (5.03%) Maven
5 20 (4.02%) Jenkins
6 19 (3.82%) Ant
6 19 (3.82%) Apache Ivy
7 14 (2.82%) TeamCity
8 13 (2.62%) JIRA
9 10 (2.01%) LabVIEW
10 9 (1.81%) CppUnit
11 5 (1.01%) NUnit
11 5 (1.01%) Robot Framework
12 4 (0.80%) GDB
13 3 (0.60%) Rational Rhapsody
13 3 (0.60%) Rational Team Concert
14 1 (0.20%) CMake
14 1 (0.20%) Gradle
14 1 (0.20%) SonarQube
General
1 107 (21.53%) Electronics
2 105 (21.13%) Manufacturing
3 43 (8.65%) Automotive
4 37 (7.44%) Telecoms
5 29 (5.84%) Marketing
6 19 (3.82%) Finance
7 12 (2.41%) Military
8 10 (2.01%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.41%) Avionics
9 7 (1.41%) Retail
10 4 (0.80%) Publishing
11 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.40%) Games
13 1 (0.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 197 (39.64%) Software Engineer
2 189 (38.03%) Embedded Engineer
3 128 (25.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 67 (13.48%) Developer
5 62 (12.47%) C++ Software Engineer
6 39 (7.85%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 39 (7.85%) Test Engineer
7 33 (6.64%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 33 (6.64%) Firmware Engineer
8 31 (6.24%) Systems Engineer
9 26 (5.23%) Hardware Engineer
9 26 (5.23%) Lead Software Engineer
10 24 (4.83%) C# Software Engineer
11 23 (4.63%) Architect
11 23 (4.63%) Embedded Developer
11 23 (4.63%) Software Test Engineer
12 22 (4.43%) Electronics Engineer
13 21 (4.23%) C++ Developer
14 20 (4.02%) Linux Developer
15 19 (3.82%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.04%) Qt
2 32 (6.44%) HTML
3 24 (4.83%) .NET
3 24 (4.83%) CSS
4 20 (4.02%) WPF
5 19 (3.82%) XML
6 15 (3.02%) JSON
7 11 (2.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 11 (2.21%) Node.js
7 11 (2.21%) OpenCV
7 11 (2.21%) STL
8 10 (2.01%) Spring
9 7 (1.41%) .NET Framework
9 7 (1.41%) HTML5
9 7 (1.41%) XSLT
10 6 (1.21%) AngularJS
10 6 (1.21%) MFC
10 6 (1.21%) Middleware
10 6 (1.21%) REST
10 6 (1.21%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 71 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 63 (12.68%) Computer Science
3 54 (10.87%) Device Driver
4 33 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (6.64%) VHDL
5 29 (5.84%) User Experience
5 29 (5.84%) Verilog
6 15 (3.02%) Algorithms
7 12 (2.41%) CAN bus
7 12 (2.41%) CPLD
7 12 (2.41%) Smart Home
8 11 (2.21%) Robotics
9 9 (1.81%) Acoustics
9 9 (1.81%) ASIC
9 9 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (1.81%) Smartcard
10 7 (1.41%) Digital Signage
10 7 (1.41%) IPTV
10 7 (1.41%) Mobile Payment
10 7 (1.41%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 147 (29.58%) Linux
2 77 (15.49%) Windows
3 41 (8.25%) Android
4 32 (6.44%) Apple iOS
5 26 (5.23%) Embedded Linux
6 9 (1.81%) FreeRTOS
7 5 (1.01%) Unix
8 2 (0.40%) CentOS
8 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.40%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.20%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (54.33%) Software Engineering
2 83 (16.70%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
4 59 (11.87%) Validation
5 58 (11.67%) OO
6 55 (11.07%) UML
6 55 (11.07%) Unit Testing
7 52 (10.46%) Scrum
8 49 (9.86%) Test Automation
9 39 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (7.04%) Cybersecurity
11 29 (5.84%) SysML
11 29 (5.84%) System Testing
12 28 (5.63%) Physics
13 27 (5.43%) Mathematics
14 26 (5.23%) Data Analysis
14 26 (5.23%) Time Management
15 25 (5.03%) Web Development
16 24 (4.83%) Android Development
16 24 (4.83%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 340 (68.41%) C
2 282 (56.74%) C++
3 112 (22.54%) Embedded C
4 106 (21.33%) Python
5 72 (14.49%) C#
6 61 (12.27%) Bash Shell
7 46 (9.26%) Embedded C++
8 34 (6.84%) Lua
9 27 (5.43%) Java
10 25 (5.03%) JavaScript
10 25 (5.03%) SQL
11 14 (2.82%) MATLAB
12 12 (2.41%) Ada
12 12 (2.41%) Assembly Language
13 7 (1.41%) PHP
14 5 (1.01%) XAML
15 4 (0.80%) Perl
16 2 (0.40%) Fortran
16 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 185 (37.22%) Degree
2 62 (12.47%) Security Cleared
3 39 (7.85%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.81%) HND
5 5 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.80%) HNC
7 3 (0.60%) CEH
7 3 (0.60%) GIAC
7 3 (0.60%) OSCP
7 3 (0.60%) PhD
8 2 (0.40%) CISSP
8 2 (0.40%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.20%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.20%) CISA
9 1 (0.20%) CISM
9 1 (0.20%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.20%) IISP
9 1 (0.20%) ISEB
9 1 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.84%) ISO 26262
2 8 (1.61%) DO-178B
2 8 (1.61%) QA
3 7 (1.41%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.21%) MISRA
5 5 (1.01%) JTAG
6 4 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.60%) Def Stans
8 2 (0.40%) IEC 61131
9 1 (0.20%) GDPR
9 1 (0.20%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.20%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.20%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.20%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 131 (26.36%) Firmware
2 2 (0.40%) Docker
2 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (0.80%) Nessus
2 3 (0.60%) Defensics
2 3 (0.60%) Nexpose
2 3 (0.60%) Nmap
2 3 (0.60%) OpenVAS
3 1 (0.20%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 13 (2.62%) EMC
2 9 (1.81%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.21%) Apple
3 6 (1.21%) Samsung
4 5 (1.01%) ESRI
4 5 (1.01%) Oracle
4 5 (1.01%) SAP
5 4 (0.80%) Freescale
5 4 (0.80%) IBM
6 3 (0.60%) Codenomicon
6 3 (0.60%) Mentor Graphics
7 2 (0.40%) Assembla
8 1 (0.20%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.20%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (0.20%) Centrify
8 1 (0.20%) McAfee
8 1 (0.20%) Qualys
8 1 (0.20%) Renesas
8 1 (0.20%) Tripwire
8 1 (0.20%) VMware