Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Assembly Language (Assembler)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1015 1038 1131
Rank change year-on-year +23 +93 -97
Permanent jobs citing Assembly Language 148 142 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.080% 0.077%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 123 125 146
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,000 £63,750 £55,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%

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 96,144 94,160 108,413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.54% 53.19% 51.96%
Number of salaries quoted 80,171 80,867 93,191
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Assembly Language in the UK

Assembly Language
Top 13 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 20 January 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 +30 141 £50,000 - 38
UK excluding London +34 134 £50,000 - 31
East of England +24 51 £50,000 - 11
South East +34 45 £57,500 +15.00% 6
North of England +10 14 £50,000 - 1
London -8 12 £48,500 -22.40% 7
Midlands +31 10 £40,000 -5.88% 5
South West 0 9 £50,000 +33.33% 8
North West -4 8 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands +34 6 £37,500 +2.74% 3
Yorkshire +15 6 £37,500 -25.00%
Scotland -41 5 £42,500 -15.00%
West Midlands +20 4 £50,000 +17.65% 2

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Assembly Language also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Assembly Language.

1 107 (72.30%) C
2 98 (66.22%) C++
3 85 (57.43%) Software Engineering
4 65 (43.92%) Degree
5 48 (32.43%) Linux
6 39 (26.35%) Embedded C
7 35 (23.65%) Electronics
8 33 (22.30%) Computer Science
8 33 (22.30%) Embedded Systems
9 25 (16.89%) Python
10 24 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (14.86%) Java
12 20 (13.51%) Embedded C++
12 20 (13.51%) Telecoms
12 20 (13.51%) Algorithms
13 19 (12.84%) Windows
13 19 (12.84%) Multimedia
13 19 (12.84%) Video Processing
14 16 (10.81%) Test Automation
14 16 (10.81%) Signal Processing
14 16 (10.81%) SQL
14 16 (10.81%) Unix
15 15 (10.14%) Firmware
15 15 (10.14%) Wireless
16 14 (9.46%) Finance
16 14 (9.46%) MATLAB
17 13 (8.78%) Mainframe
17 13 (8.78%) Manufacturing
17 13 (8.78%) C#
17 13 (8.78%) Mathematics

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 7 (4.73%) CICS
2 5 (3.38%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.70%) JBoss
3 4 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.05%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.14%) Wireless
2 10 (6.76%) Bluetooth
2 10 (6.76%) DHCP
2 10 (6.76%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (6.08%) Internet
4 8 (5.41%) RS-232
5 7 (4.73%) Ethernet
5 7 (4.73%) RS-422
5 7 (4.73%) RS-485
6 1 (0.68%) ATM
6 1 (0.68%) GSM
6 1 (0.68%) IPsec
6 1 (0.68%) Network Security
6 1 (0.68%) SSL
6 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.73%) DB2
2 4 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.38%) Eclipse
2 5 (3.38%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (2.70%) ClearCase
3 4 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.70%) Subversion
3 4 (2.70%) Xcode
4 2 (1.35%) GDB
5 1 (0.68%) GCC
5 1 (0.68%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.68%) XPEDITER
General
1 35 (23.65%) Electronics
2 20 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 19 (12.84%) Multimedia
4 14 (9.46%) Finance
5 13 (8.78%) Manufacturing
6 10 (6.76%) Games
7 9 (6.08%) Legal
7 9 (6.08%) Marketing
8 5 (3.38%) Banking
8 5 (3.38%) Investment Banking
8 5 (3.38%) Law
9 3 (2.03%) Military
10 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.68%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 77 (52.03%) Software Engineer
2 69 (46.62%) Embedded Engineer
3 58 (39.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 33 (22.30%) Senior Software Engineer
5 32 (21.62%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 31 (20.95%) Embedded C Engineer
7 29 (19.59%) C Software Engineer
8 25 (16.89%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 25 (16.89%) C++ Software Engineer
9 24 (16.22%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 24 (16.22%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 24 (16.22%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 24 (16.22%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
9 24 (16.22%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 24 (16.22%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 24 (16.22%) Programmer
10 19 (12.84%) Senior C Software Engineer
10 19 (12.84%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 12 (8.11%) DSP Engineer
12 11 (7.43%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.76%) DirectX
1 10 (6.76%) Hibernate
1 10 (6.76%) J2EE
1 10 (6.76%) JSP
1 10 (6.76%) OpenGL
1 10 (6.76%) Struts
1 10 (6.76%) XML
2 8 (5.41%) Vulkan
3 7 (4.73%) .NET
4 6 (4.05%) HTML
4 6 (4.05%) Java EE
4 6 (4.05%) Spring
5 5 (3.38%) TensorFlow
5 5 (3.38%) Torch
6 4 (2.70%) Django
6 4 (2.70%) EJB
6 4 (2.70%) JMS
6 4 (2.70%) Servlets
6 4 (2.70%) Web Services
6 4 (2.70%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.30%) Computer Science
1 33 (22.30%) Embedded Systems
2 20 (13.51%) Algorithms
3 13 (8.78%) Mainframe
4 10 (6.76%) Hedge funds
5 9 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 8 (5.41%) ASIC
7 7 (4.73%) Internet of Things
7 7 (4.73%) Smart Energy
8 6 (4.05%) VHDL
9 5 (3.38%) CUDA
9 5 (3.38%) Data Structures
9 5 (3.38%) GPGPU
10 4 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
11 3 (2.03%) CPLD
11 3 (2.03%) Device Driver
12 2 (1.35%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (1.35%) Biotechnology
12 2 (1.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 48 (32.43%) Linux
2 19 (12.84%) Windows
3 16 (10.81%) Unix
4 7 (4.73%) zOS
5 6 (4.05%) Android
5 6 (4.05%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.35%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.68%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (57.43%) Software Engineering
2 24 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (12.84%) Video Processing
4 16 (10.81%) Signal Processing
4 16 (10.81%) Test Automation
5 13 (8.78%) Mathematics
6 10 (6.76%) API Design
6 10 (6.76%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (6.76%) Multithreading
6 10 (6.76%) Quantitative Research
6 10 (6.76%) Systematic Trading
7 9 (6.08%) Open Source
7 9 (6.08%) Scrum
8 8 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (5.41%) Programme Management
8 8 (5.41%) TDD
8 8 (5.41%) Telematics
9 7 (4.73%) Embedded Software Development
10 6 (4.05%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 107 (72.30%) C
2 98 (66.22%) C++
3 39 (26.35%) Embedded C
4 25 (16.89%) Python
5 22 (14.86%) Java
6 20 (13.51%) Embedded C++
7 16 (10.81%) SQL
8 14 (9.46%) MATLAB
9 13 (8.78%) C#
10 12 (8.11%) COBOL
11 10 (6.76%) HLSL
12 7 (4.73%) VC++
13 5 (3.38%) JavaScript
13 5 (3.38%) Perl
13 5 (3.38%) PL/1
14 4 (2.70%) APL
14 4 (2.70%) Erlang
14 4 (2.70%) Go
14 4 (2.70%) Haskell
14 4 (2.70%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 65 (43.92%) Degree
2 12 (8.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (5.41%) Master's Degree
4 3 (2.03%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.03%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.03%) ISO 13485
2 2 (1.35%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.35%) IEC 61508
2 2 (1.35%) JTAG
2 2 (1.35%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) DO-254
3 1 (0.68%) FIPS 140-2
3 1 (0.68%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) MISRA
3 1 (0.68%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) TickIT
System Software
1 15 (10.14%) Firmware
2 3 (2.03%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) SELinux
1 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (5.41%) SAP
2 7 (4.73%) EMC
3 4 (2.70%) Chordiant
3 4 (2.70%) IBM
3 4 (2.70%) Oracle
3 4 (2.70%) Perforce
3 4 (2.70%) QNX
3 4 (2.70%) Wind River
4 3 (2.03%) Mentor Graphics
4 3 (2.03%) Twitter
4 3 (2.03%) Xilinx
5 2 (1.35%) CA
5 2 (1.35%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.68%) Intel