Period
to 22 August 2017

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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Assembly Language (Assembler)
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1057 1066 1101
Rank change year-on-year +9 +35 +9
Permanent jobs citing Assembly Language 130 174 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.088% 0.098%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 109 142 172
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £33,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.03%

Assembly Language is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 97875 103294 111695
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.59% 52.42% 51.21%
Number of salaries quoted 80828 89423 95118
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 22 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Assembly Language in the UK

Assembly Language
Top 14 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 22 August 2017. 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
UK excluding London +17 123 £45,000 +5.88% 15
England +31 121 £47,500 +10.47% 15
East of England +3 44 £52,500 +20.69% 6
South East +51 36 £44,250 -11.50% 3
North of England -6 13 £40,000 -15.79%
South West -2 11 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Midlands +23 10 £42,500 +21.43% 1
North West -20 9 £51,500 +14.44%
Scotland +9 8 £40,000 - 1
London +26 7 £67,500 -25.00% 1
East Midlands +14 7 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Yorkshire +23 4 £40,000 -20.00%
West Midlands +21 3 £47,500 +7.95%
Wales +6 1 £32,500 -23.53%

For the 6 months to 22 August 2017, 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.

1 106 (81.54%) C
2 82 (63.08%) C++
3 78 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 44 (33.85%) Embedded C
5 42 (32.31%) Degree
6 35 (26.92%) Linux
7 31 (23.85%) Electronics
8 29 (22.31%) Java
9 26 (20.00%) Embedded C++
10 24 (18.46%) Oracle
11 21 (16.15%) Multimedia
11 21 (16.15%) Video Processing
12 20 (15.38%) SQL
13 19 (14.62%) Python
13 19 (14.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 18 (13.85%) Firmware
15 17 (13.08%) JSP
16 16 (12.31%) HTML
16 16 (12.31%) Wireless
16 16 (12.31%) VHDL
16 16 (12.31%) Embedded Systems
17 15 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (11.54%) Manufacturing
17 15 (11.54%) Mainframe
17 15 (11.54%) CSS
18 14 (10.77%) MATLAB
18 14 (10.77%) Computer Science
19 13 (10.00%) IEC 61508
19 13 (10.00%) DO-178B
19 13 (10.00%) Verilog

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 11 (8.46%) CICS
2 6 (4.62%) JBoss
2 6 (4.62%) WebLogic
2 6 (4.62%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.31%) MQSeries
3 3 (2.31%) Tuxedo
4 2 (1.54%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (4.62%) OrCAD
2 1 (0.77%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.31%) Wireless
2 11 (8.46%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.69%) Bluetooth
4 9 (6.92%) Ethernet
5 7 (5.38%) RS-232
5 7 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (4.62%) RS-485
7 5 (3.85%) HTTP
7 5 (3.85%) RS-422
8 4 (3.08%) GPRS
8 4 (3.08%) GSM
8 4 (3.08%) ZigBee
9 2 (1.54%) Internet
9 2 (1.54%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.54%) Network Security
9 2 (1.54%) SSH
9 2 (1.54%) SSL
10 1 (0.77%) 3G
10 1 (0.77%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.23%) DB2
2 5 (3.85%) MySQL
3 4 (3.08%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.08%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.31%) Adabas
4 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.77%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (7.69%) Subversion
1 10 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.62%) ClearCase
2 6 (4.62%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.08%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (2.31%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.54%) LabVIEW
5 2 (1.54%) Xcode
6 1 (0.77%) GCC
6 1 (0.77%) GDB
6 1 (0.77%) XPEDITER
General
1 31 (23.85%) Electronics
2 21 (16.15%) Multimedia
3 15 (11.54%) Manufacturing
4 13 (10.00%) Aerospace
4 13 (10.00%) Finance
5 10 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 9 (6.92%) Marketing
7 8 (6.15%) Avionics
7 8 (6.15%) Banking
8 6 (4.62%) Retail
8 6 (4.62%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.54%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.77%) Automotive
10 1 (0.77%) Games
10 1 (0.77%) Law
Job Titles
1 52 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 50 (38.46%) Embedded Engineer
3 36 (27.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 29 (22.31%) Embedded C Engineer
5 26 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
6 24 (18.46%) C++ Software Engineer
7 23 (17.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 23 (17.69%) Developer
7 23 (17.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 23 (17.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 23 (17.69%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 23 (17.69%) Senior Software Engineer
8 22 (16.92%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 22 (16.92%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 22 (16.92%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 22 (16.92%) Senior C Software Engineer
8 22 (16.92%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 21 (16.15%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 16 (12.31%) C++ Developer
11 15 (11.54%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.08%) JSP
2 16 (12.31%) HTML
3 15 (11.54%) CSS
4 8 (6.15%) Middleware
5 7 (5.38%) .NET
5 7 (5.38%) XML
6 6 (4.62%) EJB
6 6 (4.62%) Hibernate
6 6 (4.62%) J2EE
6 6 (4.62%) JMS
6 6 (4.62%) Servlets
6 6 (4.62%) Struts
6 6 (4.62%) Web Services
6 6 (4.62%) WSDL
6 6 (4.62%) XSD
7 4 (3.08%) SOAP
8 2 (1.54%) ISPF
8 2 (1.54%) MFC
9 1 (0.77%) Ajax
9 1 (0.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 16 (12.31%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (12.31%) VHDL
3 15 (11.54%) Mainframe
4 14 (10.77%) Computer Science
5 13 (10.00%) Algorithms
5 13 (10.00%) Verilog
6 6 (4.62%) PMI
7 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.08%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.54%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.54%) PKI
9 1 (0.77%) ASIC
9 1 (0.77%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.77%) Derivative
9 1 (0.77%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.92%) Linux
2 13 (10.00%) Unix
3 7 (5.38%) Windows
4 5 (3.85%) Android
4 5 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.08%) zOS
6 2 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.54%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.77%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (16.15%) Video Processing
3 15 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (9.23%) Test Automation
5 11 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (8.46%) Multithreading
5 11 (8.46%) Signal Processing
6 10 (7.69%) Mathematics
6 10 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 10 (7.69%) Multithreaded Programming
6 10 (7.69%) SDLC
7 8 (6.15%) Power Management
8 7 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (5.38%) CMMI
8 7 (5.38%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (5.38%) Programme Management
8 7 (5.38%) Project Management
8 7 (5.38%) Scenario Testing
9 6 (4.62%) PRINCE
9 6 (4.62%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (81.54%) C
2 82 (63.08%) C++
3 44 (33.85%) Embedded C
4 29 (22.31%) Java
5 26 (20.00%) Embedded C++
6 20 (15.38%) SQL
7 19 (14.62%) Python
8 14 (10.77%) MATLAB
9 12 (9.23%) Ada
9 12 (9.23%) JavaScript
10 11 (8.46%) COBOL
11 9 (6.92%) C#
12 5 (3.85%) Shell Script
13 4 (3.08%) Perl
13 4 (3.08%) REXX
14 3 (2.31%) Delphi
14 3 (2.31%) JCL
14 3 (2.31%) Pascal
15 2 (1.54%) CLIST
16 1 (0.77%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 42 (32.31%) Degree
2 10 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 10 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.62%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (3.08%) Chartered Engineer
5 4 (3.08%) PhD
6 1 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.00%) DO-178B
1 13 (10.00%) IEC 61508
2 12 (9.23%) Def Stans
2 12 (9.23%) ISO 26262
3 9 (6.92%) DO-254
4 2 (1.54%) MISRA
4 2 (1.54%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.77%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.77%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.77%) JTAG
5 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 18 (13.85%) Firmware
2 5 (3.85%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (1.54%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 2 (1.54%) RACF
4 1 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.54%) SELinux
1 2 (1.54%) zSecure
Vendors
1 24 (18.46%) Oracle
2 10 (7.69%) IBM
3 7 (5.38%) SAP
4 6 (4.62%) Chordiant
5 4 (3.08%) Atmel
5 4 (3.08%) EMC
6 3 (2.31%) Micro Focus
6 3 (2.31%) Twitter
7 2 (1.54%) CA
7 2 (1.54%) Cadence
7 2 (1.54%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.54%) Perforce
7 2 (1.54%) Sybase
8 1 (0.77%) Assembla
8 1 (0.77%) Intel
8 1 (0.77%) ServiceNow