Period
to 21 April 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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Assembly Language (Assembler)
UK
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1067 1038 1120
Rank change year-on-year -29 +82 -43
Permanent jobs citing Assembly Language 136 136 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.079% 0.090%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 112 129 166
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 £61,250 £63,750 £57,500
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 99,568 93,559 106,374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.09% 54.62% 52.03%
Number of salaries quoted 83,681 79,909 91,834
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Assembly Language in the UK

Assembly Language
Top 11 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 April 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
UK excluding London -25 129 £50,000 - 50
England -8 127 £50,000 - 44
East of England -28 45 £55,000 +10.00% 17
South East -11 34 £52,500 -12.50% 12
South West +16 33 £50,000 +25.00% 7
North West +1 8 £45,000 -15.09% 1
North of England -2 8 £45,000 -3.23% 1
Scotland -48 7 £45,000 +5.88% 2
London -27 5 £45,000 -35.71% 2
Midlands -1 2 - - 5
West Midlands -3 2 - - 3

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 93 (68.38%) C
2 85 (62.50%) C++
3 79 (58.09%) Software Engineering
4 54 (39.71%) Degree
5 44 (32.35%) Linux
6 38 (27.94%) Electronics
7 30 (22.06%) Embedded C
8 26 (19.12%) Embedded Systems
8 26 (19.12%) Python
9 22 (16.18%) Embedded C++
10 21 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (14.71%) Multimedia
11 20 (14.71%) Video Processing
12 18 (13.24%) Windows
13 17 (12.50%) Firmware
14 16 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (11.03%) Games
15 15 (11.03%) Wireless
16 14 (10.29%) Java
16 14 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (9.56%) JavaScript
17 13 (9.56%) Validation
18 12 (8.82%) Internet
18 12 (8.82%) Telematics
19 11 (8.09%) Computer Science
19 11 (8.09%) Internet of Things
19 11 (8.09%) Smart Energy
19 11 (8.09%) SQL
19 11 (8.09%) VC++
19 11 (8.09%) Device Driver

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 4 (2.94%) CICS
1 4 (2.94%) JBoss
1 4 (2.94%) WebLogic
1 4 (2.94%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.03%) Wireless
2 12 (8.82%) Internet
3 10 (7.35%) Ethernet
4 7 (5.15%) DHCP
4 7 (5.15%) HTTP
5 6 (4.41%) Bluetooth
6 4 (2.94%) GSM
6 4 (2.94%) RS-232
6 4 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.21%) Network Security
8 2 (1.47%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.74%) ATM
9 1 (0.74%) IPsec
9 1 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.15%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.94%) DB2
3 2 (1.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (7.35%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.68%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.68%) Subversion
3 4 (2.94%) ClearCase
4 3 (2.21%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.47%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.47%) Xcode
6 1 (0.74%) GCC
General
1 38 (27.94%) Electronics
2 20 (14.71%) Multimedia
3 15 (11.03%) Games
4 11 (8.09%) Telecoms
5 9 (6.62%) Legal
6 6 (4.41%) Automotive
6 6 (4.41%) Finance
6 6 (4.41%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.21%) Marketing
8 2 (1.47%) Banking
8 2 (1.47%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.47%) Law
9 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.74%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 76 (55.88%) Software Engineer
2 52 (38.24%) Embedded Engineer
3 51 (37.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 40 (29.41%) Senior Software Engineer
5 30 (22.06%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 23 (16.91%) C++ Software Engineer
7 22 (16.18%) C Software Engineer
7 22 (16.18%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 21 (15.44%) Embedded C Engineer
8 21 (15.44%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 21 (15.44%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 21 (15.44%) Senior C Software Engineer
8 21 (15.44%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 20 (14.71%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 20 (14.71%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 20 (14.71%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
9 20 (14.71%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 14 (10.29%) Electronics Engineer
11 13 (9.56%) Firmware Engineer
12 12 (8.82%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.88%) DirectX
1 8 (5.88%) OpenGL
1 8 (5.88%) Vulkan
2 4 (2.94%) EJB
2 4 (2.94%) Hibernate
2 4 (2.94%) J2EE
2 4 (2.94%) JMS
2 4 (2.94%) JSP
2 4 (2.94%) Servlets
2 4 (2.94%) Struts
2 4 (2.94%) TensorFlow
2 4 (2.94%) Torch
2 4 (2.94%) Web Services
2 4 (2.94%) WSDL
2 4 (2.94%) XML
2 4 (2.94%) XSD
3 3 (2.21%) Middleware
4 2 (1.47%) MFC
4 2 (1.47%) Node.js
5 1 (0.74%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.12%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.09%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.09%) Device Driver
3 11 (8.09%) Internet of Things
3 11 (8.09%) Smart Energy
4 10 (7.35%) Mainframe
5 9 (6.62%) VHDL
6 7 (5.15%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (2.94%) CUDA
8 4 (2.94%) GPGPU
9 3 (2.21%) ASIC
9 3 (2.21%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.47%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.47%) Biotechnology
10 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.74%) CAN bus
11 1 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 44 (32.35%) Linux
2 18 (13.24%) Windows
3 7 (5.15%) FreeRTOS
4 6 (4.41%) Unix
4 6 (4.41%) zOS
5 5 (3.68%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (2.94%) Android
6 4 (2.94%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.94%) SafeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (58.09%) Software Engineering
2 21 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (14.71%) Video Processing
4 16 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (9.56%) Validation
6 12 (8.82%) Telematics
7 9 (6.62%) Multithreading
7 9 (6.62%) Schematic Capture
8 8 (5.88%) API Design
8 8 (5.88%) Mathematics
8 8 (5.88%) UML
9 7 (5.15%) Device Driver Development
9 7 (5.15%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (5.15%) Open Source
9 7 (5.15%) Scrum
9 7 (5.15%) Signal Processing
10 6 (4.41%) CAD
10 6 (4.41%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (4.41%) SDLC
11 4 (2.94%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (68.38%) C
2 85 (62.50%) C++
3 30 (22.06%) Embedded C
4 26 (19.12%) Python
5 22 (16.18%) Embedded C++
6 14 (10.29%) Java
7 13 (9.56%) JavaScript
8 11 (8.09%) SQL
8 11 (8.09%) VC++
9 9 (6.62%) COBOL
10 8 (5.88%) C#
10 8 (5.88%) HLSL
11 7 (5.15%) Erlang
12 5 (3.68%) PL/1
13 4 (2.94%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.47%) Perl
15 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.74%) R
Qualifications
1 54 (39.71%) Degree
2 10 (7.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (5.88%) Master's Degree
4 7 (5.15%) HND
5 2 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) CISA
6 1 (0.74%) CISSP
6 1 (0.74%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.74%) GCFA
6 1 (0.74%) GCFE
6 1 (0.74%) GIAC
6 1 (0.74%) GREM
6 1 (0.74%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.47%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.74%) FIPS 140-2
2 1 (0.74%) IEC 62304
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.74%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) TickIT
System Software
1 17 (12.50%) Firmware
2 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.47%) SELinux
2 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (4.41%) EMC
1 6 (4.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.94%) Chordiant
2 4 (2.94%) Oracle
3 3 (2.21%) IBM
3 3 (2.21%) QNX
3 3 (2.21%) Wind River
3 3 (2.21%) Xilinx
4 2 (1.47%) Cognizant
4 2 (1.47%) Perforce
4 2 (1.47%) SAP