Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 520 585 606
Rank change year-on-year +65 +21 -24
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 430 358 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.42% 0.35% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 0.94% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 335 329 405
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,750 £57,750 £58,900
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +3.45%

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 38,618 38,078 46,535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 37.94% 37.25% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 30,443 30,565 36,770
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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
East of England +53 126 £50,000 -6.98% 48
South East -37 114 £45,000 - 22
South West +32 93 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Midlands +5 36 £45,000 +12.50% 26
North of England +17 28 £40,250 +7.33% 16
West Midlands +9 27 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Scotland -19 22 £44,250 -11.50% 2
North West -7 15 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Yorkshire +27 10 £40,500 +10.96% 10
East Midlands -12 9 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Northern Ireland - 9 £45,000 -
North East -24 3 £26,500 -50.70% 2
Wales - 2 £37,250 - 3
Embedded Systems
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 304 (70.70%) C
2 273 (63.49%) C++
3 234 (54.42%) Software Engineering
4 171 (39.77%) Linux
5 135 (31.40%) Degree
6 132 (30.70%) Python
7 110 (25.58%) Embedded C
8 100 (23.26%) Electronics
9 88 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
10 85 (19.77%) Computer Science
11 65 (15.12%) Wireless
11 65 (15.12%) Embedded C++
11 65 (15.12%) Test Automation
12 62 (14.42%) Windows
13 56 (13.02%) Mathematics
14 52 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
15 47 (10.93%) C#
16 40 (9.30%) Manufacturing
17 39 (9.07%) Java
18 38 (8.84%) SQL
19 36 (8.37%) HTML
19 36 (8.37%) Embedded Linux
19 36 (8.37%) Bash Shell
20 35 (8.14%) OO
20 35 (8.14%) Computer Science Degree
21 34 (7.91%) Physics
21 34 (7.91%) Android
22 33 (7.67%) SDLC
22 33 (7.67%) JavaScript
23 32 (7.44%) Assembly Language

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 4 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.23%) CMS
2 1 (0.23%) Confluence
2 1 (0.23%) Drupal
2 1 (0.23%) IIS
2 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (1.63%) Simulink
2 5 (1.16%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.47%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.23%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.23%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.23%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.79%) TestFlight
3 2 (0.47%) GitHub
3 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 65 (15.12%) Wireless
2 26 (6.05%) Wi-Fi
3 25 (5.81%) Bluetooth
4 14 (3.26%) Ethernet
5 13 (3.02%) DHCP
5 13 (3.02%) MQTT
6 10 (2.33%) DVB
7 9 (2.09%) RS-232
7 9 (2.09%) RS-485
7 9 (2.09%) ZigBee
8 6 (1.40%) IPv4
8 6 (1.40%) IPv6
8 6 (1.40%) UPnP
8 6 (1.40%) Z-Wave
9 5 (1.16%) LTE
9 5 (1.16%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.93%) 3GPP
10 4 (0.93%) 5G
10 4 (0.93%) OFDM
10 4 (0.93%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.93%) Big Data
2 4 (0.93%) MySQL
3 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.47%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.23%) DB2
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (5.81%) Jenkins
2 22 (5.12%) Subversion
3 18 (4.19%) Git (software)
4 14 (3.26%) Visual Studio
5 12 (2.79%) Android Studio
5 12 (2.79%) Appium
5 12 (2.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (2.79%) Calabash
5 12 (2.79%) Cucumber
5 12 (2.79%) Xcode
6 11 (2.56%) JIRA
7 7 (1.63%) SpecFlow
8 6 (1.40%) Maven
9 5 (1.16%) Ant
9 5 (1.16%) Apache Ivy
9 5 (1.16%) ClearCase
9 5 (1.16%) GDB
9 5 (1.16%) JBehave
9 5 (1.16%) JUnit
10 4 (0.93%) CANoe
General
1 100 (23.26%) Electronics
2 40 (9.30%) Manufacturing
3 24 (5.58%) Telecoms
4 21 (4.88%) Automotive
5 12 (2.79%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.63%) Marketing
7 5 (1.16%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.93%) Banking
9 2 (0.47%) Avionics
9 2 (0.47%) Finance
9 2 (0.47%) Games
9 2 (0.47%) Military
10 1 (0.23%) Back Office
10 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 177 (41.16%) Software Engineer
2 170 (39.53%) Embedded Engineer
3 130 (30.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 79 (18.37%) C++ Software Engineer
5 75 (17.44%) Embedded C Engineer
6 66 (15.35%) Developer
7 63 (14.65%) Senior Software Engineer
8 62 (14.42%) C Software Engineer
9 58 (13.49%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 58 (13.49%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 57 (13.26%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 55 (12.79%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 53 (12.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 52 (12.09%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
13 52 (12.09%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
14 48 (11.16%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
15 31 (7.21%) Software Developer
16 30 (6.98%) C++ Developer
17 29 (6.74%) C Developer
18 28 (6.51%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (8.37%) HTML
2 28 (6.51%) .NET
3 23 (5.35%) Qt
4 15 (3.49%) Web Services
5 14 (3.26%) XML
6 13 (3.02%) Middleware
7 12 (2.79%) Node.js
8 9 (2.09%) WPF
9 7 (1.63%) JSON
10 5 (1.16%) Flash
10 5 (1.16%) SOAP
11 4 (0.93%) JSF
11 4 (0.93%) QML
11 4 (0.93%) REST
11 4 (0.93%) Spring
12 3 (0.70%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.70%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.70%) CSS
12 3 (0.70%) WCF
12 3 (0.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 85 (19.77%) Computer Science
2 31 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (6.98%) Algorithms
4 25 (5.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 24 (5.58%) Life Science
6 20 (4.65%) VHDL
7 19 (4.42%) User Experience
8 15 (3.49%) Device Driver
9 14 (3.26%) Mobile App
10 12 (2.79%) Robotics
11 11 (2.56%) ASIC
12 10 (2.33%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.40%) Infotainment
13 6 (1.40%) MPEG
13 6 (1.40%) STB
13 6 (1.40%) Video on Demand
14 5 (1.16%) Verilog
15 4 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.93%) Raspberry Pi
16 3 (0.70%) Cyber Warfare
Operating Systems
1 171 (39.77%) Linux
2 62 (14.42%) Windows
3 36 (8.37%) Embedded Linux
4 34 (7.91%) Android
5 19 (4.42%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.63%) Unix
7 6 (1.40%) FreeRTOS
8 3 (0.70%) SafeRTOS
9 1 (0.23%) Debian
9 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (54.42%) Software Engineering
2 88 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (15.12%) Test Automation
4 56 (13.02%) Mathematics
5 52 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (8.14%) OO
7 34 (7.91%) Physics
8 33 (7.67%) SDLC
9 30 (6.98%) Validation
10 26 (6.05%) Prototyping
11 25 (5.81%) Linux Kernel Development
11 25 (5.81%) UML
12 24 (5.58%) Data Science
12 24 (5.58%) Statistics
13 21 (4.88%) BDD
13 21 (4.88%) Project Management
13 21 (4.88%) Scrum
13 21 (4.88%) Unit Testing
14 20 (4.65%) Open Source
15 19 (4.42%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 304 (70.70%) C
2 273 (63.49%) C++
3 132 (30.70%) Python
4 110 (25.58%) Embedded C
5 65 (15.12%) Embedded C++
6 47 (10.93%) C#
7 39 (9.07%) Java
8 38 (8.84%) SQL
9 36 (8.37%) Bash Shell
10 33 (7.67%) JavaScript
11 32 (7.44%) Assembly Language
12 31 (7.21%) Lua
13 23 (5.35%) MATLAB
14 19 (4.42%) Perl
15 12 (2.79%) Ruby
16 6 (1.40%) Ada
17 4 (0.93%) Shell Script
18 3 (0.70%) Delphi
18 3 (0.70%) Groovy
19 2 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 135 (31.40%) Degree
2 35 (8.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (6.28%) Security Cleared
4 14 (3.26%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.33%) PhD
6 6 (1.40%) HND
7 5 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.93%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.70%) ISEB
10 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.23%) HNC
11 1 (0.23%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.12%) QA
2 12 (2.79%) JTAG
3 8 (1.86%) DO-178B
3 8 (1.86%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.86%) MISRA
4 4 (0.93%) ISO 13485
4 4 (0.93%) ISO 26262
4 4 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.70%) Def Stans
5 3 (0.70%) MISRA C
6 2 (0.47%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.23%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 31 (7.21%) Firmware
2 2 (0.47%) Docker
3 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (2.79%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (3.02%) Xamarin
2 8 (1.86%) EMC
3 7 (1.63%) Oracle
4 5 (1.16%) BT
4 5 (1.16%) MathWorks
4 5 (1.16%) Xilinx
5 3 (0.70%) Freescale
5 3 (0.70%) IBM
5 3 (0.70%) MKS
5 3 (0.70%) Perforce
6 2 (0.47%) ANSYS
6 2 (0.47%) Apple
6 2 (0.47%) Intel
6 2 (0.47%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.47%) Renesas
6 2 (0.47%) Samsung
7 1 (0.23%) Altera
7 1 (0.23%) Atmel
7 1 (0.23%) PTC
7 1 (0.23%) SAP