Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Assembly Language skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Assembly Language over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Assembly Language (Assembler)
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1035 1069 1112
Rank change year-on-year +34 +43 -11
Permanent jobs citing Assembly Language 123 131 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.074% 0.085%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 94 110 140
UK median annual salary £46,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,825 £33,625 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,875 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%

Assembly Language is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 94,322 97,925 103,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.82% 55.56% 52.40%
Number of salaries quoted 78,325 80,918 89,393
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Assembly Language
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Assembly Language as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Assembly Language in the UK

Assembly Language
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Assembly Language.

Salary trend for Assembly Language in the UK

Assembly Language
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Assembly Language over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Assembly Language in the UK

Assembly Language
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Assembly Language within the UK over the 6 months to 21 August 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
England +33 122 £46,750 -1.58% 31
UK excluding London 0 113 £46,000 +2.22% 29
South West +41 47 £46,000 +15.00% 6
South East -1 33 £47,500 +7.34% 7
North of England +39 15 £45,000 +12.50% 3
East of England -5 15 £53,750 +2.38% 11
North West +25 14 £45,000 -12.62% 2
London +25 9 £65,000 -3.70% 2
West Midlands +29 2 - - 2
Midlands -1 2 - - 2
Yorkshire +33 1 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Scotland -17 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT jobs citing Assembly Language 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 with a requirement for Assembly Language.

1 87 (70.73%) C
2 67 (54.47%) C++
3 50 (40.65%) Linux
4 45 (36.59%) Software Engineering
5 42 (34.15%) Firmware
5 42 (34.15%) Degree
6 36 (29.27%) Electronics
7 32 (26.02%) Python
8 30 (24.39%) Windows
9 26 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (21.14%) Embedded C
10 22 (17.89%) Validation
11 19 (15.45%) UML
12 18 (14.63%) Computer Science
13 17 (13.82%) Visual Studio
14 16 (13.01%) JavaScript
15 15 (12.20%) C#
15 15 (12.20%) Scrum
15 15 (12.20%) Embedded Systems
16 14 (11.38%) Open Source
16 14 (11.38%) Memory Management
16 14 (11.38%) Finance
17 13 (10.57%) Unix
18 12 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (9.76%) Security Cleared
18 12 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
19 11 (8.94%) Bluetooth
19 11 (8.94%) Device Driver
20 10 (8.13%) Wi-Fi
20 10 (8.13%) Ethernet

Assembly Language
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (1.63%) CICS
1 2 (1.63%) JBoss
1 2 (1.63%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.94%) Bluetooth
2 10 (8.13%) Ethernet
2 10 (8.13%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (7.32%) RS-232
4 8 (6.50%) Wireshark
5 7 (5.69%) GSM
5 7 (5.69%) Network Security
6 6 (4.88%) HTTP
7 4 (3.25%) Internet
7 4 (3.25%) Wireless
8 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.81%) DVB
9 1 (0.81%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.81%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.88%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.44%) DB2
3 2 (1.63%) Big Data
4 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (13.82%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.13%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.25%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.25%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (3.25%) Xcode
4 3 (2.44%) IDA Disassembler
4 3 (2.44%) Subversion
5 2 (1.63%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.63%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.81%) GDB
6 1 (0.81%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.81%) JIRA
6 1 (0.81%) OllyDbg
6 1 (0.81%) Redmine
General
1 36 (29.27%) Electronics
2 14 (11.38%) Finance
3 9 (7.32%) Automotive
4 8 (6.50%) Games
5 6 (4.88%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.88%) Multimedia
6 5 (4.07%) Aerospace
7 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.81%) Avionics
8 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (34.96%) Software Engineer
2 28 (22.76%) Firmware Engineer
3 27 (21.95%) Senior Software Engineer
4 24 (19.51%) Embedded Engineer
5 21 (17.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 15 (12.20%) Design Engineer
7 13 (10.57%) C++ Software Engineer
7 13 (10.57%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 12 (9.76%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 11 (8.94%) C Software Engineer
9 11 (8.94%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 11 (8.94%) Electronics Engineer
9 11 (8.94%) Embedded C Engineer
9 11 (8.94%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 11 (8.94%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 10 (8.13%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
10 10 (8.13%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 10 (8.13%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
11 9 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (7.32%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.50%) Node.js
2 3 (2.44%) Hibernate
2 3 (2.44%) J2EE
2 3 (2.44%) JSP
2 3 (2.44%) Struts
2 3 (2.44%) XML
3 2 (1.63%) EJB
3 2 (1.63%) Flash
3 2 (1.63%) JMS
3 2 (1.63%) MFC
3 2 (1.63%) Middleware
3 2 (1.63%) Servlets
3 2 (1.63%) Web Services
3 2 (1.63%) WSDL
3 2 (1.63%) XSD
4 1 (0.81%) .NET
4 1 (0.81%) HTML
4 1 (0.81%) ISPF
4 1 (0.81%) PlayReady
4 1 (0.81%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.63%) Computer Science
2 15 (12.20%) Embedded Systems
3 11 (8.94%) Device Driver
4 9 (7.32%) Algorithms
4 9 (7.32%) Mainframe
5 7 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.88%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (4.07%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 4 (3.25%) e-Learning
8 4 (3.25%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (3.25%) Internet of Things
8 4 (3.25%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (3.25%) Smart Energy
9 3 (2.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (2.44%) VHDL
10 2 (1.63%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (1.63%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 50 (40.65%) Linux
2 30 (24.39%) Windows
3 13 (10.57%) Unix
4 5 (4.07%) Android
4 5 (4.07%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.07%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (4.07%) zOS
5 4 (3.25%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.44%) FreeRTOS
7 2 (1.63%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.81%) AIX
8 1 (0.81%) SafeRTOS
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (36.59%) Software Engineering
2 26 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (17.89%) Validation
4 19 (15.45%) UML
5 15 (12.20%) Scrum
6 14 (11.38%) Memory Management
6 14 (11.38%) Open Source
7 12 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (7.32%) Coaching
9 8 (6.50%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (6.50%) Computer Security
9 8 (6.50%) Device Driver Development
9 8 (6.50%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (6.50%) Test Strategy
10 7 (5.69%) Cyber Intelligence
10 7 (5.69%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (5.69%) Reverse Engineering
11 6 (4.88%) Machine Learning
11 6 (4.88%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 87 (70.73%) C
2 67 (54.47%) C++
3 32 (26.02%) Python
4 26 (21.14%) Embedded C
5 16 (13.01%) JavaScript
6 15 (12.20%) C#
7 10 (8.13%) Embedded C++
7 10 (8.13%) SQL
8 9 (7.32%) COBOL
8 9 (7.32%) Java
9 7 (5.69%) Erlang
9 7 (5.69%) VC++
10 6 (4.88%) VB
11 5 (4.07%) PL/1
12 4 (3.25%) Ada
13 3 (2.44%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.63%) Delphi
14 2 (1.63%) JCL
14 2 (1.63%) Perl
15 1 (0.81%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 42 (34.15%) Degree
2 12 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 10 (8.13%) HND
4 9 (7.32%) DV Cleared
5 8 (6.50%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.88%) HNC
7 5 (4.07%) CISA
7 5 (4.07%) CISSP
7 5 (4.07%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (4.07%) GCFA
7 5 (4.07%) GCFE
7 5 (4.07%) GREM
7 5 (4.07%) Master's Degree
8 2 (1.63%) CREST Certified
8 2 (1.63%) GIAC
8 2 (1.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) Def Stans
1 4 (3.25%) MISRA
1 4 (3.25%) MISRA C
1 4 (3.25%) QA
2 3 (2.44%) JTAG
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 42 (34.15%) Firmware
2 5 (4.07%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.81%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) SELinux
2 1 (0.81%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 8 (6.50%) IBM
2 6 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.63%) Chordiant
3 2 (1.63%) Cognizant
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle
4 1 (0.81%) Atmel
4 1 (0.81%) CA
4 1 (0.81%) Conax
4 1 (0.81%) EMC
4 1 (0.81%) Google
4 1 (0.81%) Hitachi
4 1 (0.81%) QNX
4 1 (0.81%) Renesas
4 1 (0.81%) Siemens
4 1 (0.81%) Verimatrix
4 1 (0.81%) Wind River