Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Assembly Language (Assembler)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1051 1064 1108
Rank change year-on-year +13 +44 -45
Permanent jobs citing Assembly Language 152 160 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.084% 0.084%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 126 142 160
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -

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 99556 100452 113331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.26% 52.82% 51.68%
Number of salaries quoted 81931 86621 96869
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 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
England +66 146 £50,000 +5.26% 8
UK excluding London +42 137 £50,000 +5.26% 9
East of England +21 48 £50,000 +5.26% 3
South East +38 46 £57,500 +15.00% 2
North of England +13 21 £50,000 - 1
London +9 14 £48,500 -29.45%
North West +8 14 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Midlands +48 11 £42,500 +21.43%
East Midlands +35 7 £40,000 +14.29%
Yorkshire +26 7 £37,500 -25.00%
South West -3 6 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Scotland -11 5 £40,000 -5.88% 1
West Midlands +17 4 £50,000 +17.65%

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 118 (77.63%) C
2 89 (58.55%) C++
3 83 (54.61%) Software Engineering
4 61 (40.13%) Degree
5 44 (28.95%) Embedded C
6 42 (27.63%) Linux
7 33 (21.71%) Electronics
8 32 (21.05%) Computer Science
9 30 (19.74%) Embedded Systems
10 29 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (17.76%) Java
12 25 (16.45%) Python
13 24 (15.79%) Test Automation
14 23 (15.13%) Embedded C++
15 22 (14.47%) SQL
16 21 (13.82%) Video Processing
16 21 (13.82%) Multimedia
16 21 (13.82%) Algorithms
17 18 (11.84%) Mainframe
17 18 (11.84%) Firmware
17 18 (11.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 17 (11.18%) Signal Processing
18 17 (11.18%) Telecoms
19 16 (10.53%) Manufacturing
19 16 (10.53%) COBOL
19 16 (10.53%) JSP
20 15 (9.87%) Struts
20 15 (9.87%) XML
20 15 (9.87%) Unix
20 15 (9.87%) J2EE

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 12 (7.89%) CICS
2 10 (6.58%) WebSphere
3 9 (5.92%) JBoss
3 9 (5.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (5.92%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.21%) Wireless
2 13 (8.55%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (7.89%) Bluetooth
4 9 (5.92%) DHCP
4 9 (5.92%) RS-232
5 8 (5.26%) RS-422
5 8 (5.26%) RS-485
6 7 (4.61%) Ethernet
7 5 (3.29%) Internet
8 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.66%) GPRS
9 1 (0.66%) GSM
9 1 (0.66%) IPsec
9 1 (0.66%) LDAP
9 1 (0.66%) Network Security
9 1 (0.66%) SSL
9 1 (0.66%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.89%) DB2
2 4 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (8.55%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.58%) Subversion
3 9 (5.92%) ClearCase
4 5 (3.29%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.29%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (2.63%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.63%) Xcode
6 3 (1.97%) GDB
7 1 (0.66%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.66%) XPEDITER
General
1 33 (21.71%) Electronics
2 21 (13.82%) Multimedia
3 17 (11.18%) Telecoms
4 16 (10.53%) Manufacturing
5 15 (9.87%) Finance
6 11 (7.24%) Banking
7 9 (5.92%) Marketing
8 7 (4.61%) Aerospace
9 6 (3.95%) Retail Banking
10 5 (3.29%) Games
10 5 (3.29%) Investment Banking
11 4 (2.63%) Law
11 4 (2.63%) Legal
12 3 (1.97%) Military
13 2 (1.32%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 69 (45.39%) Software Engineer
2 66 (43.42%) Embedded Engineer
3 51 (33.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 33 (21.71%) Embedded C Engineer
5 32 (21.05%) C Software Engineer
6 31 (20.39%) Senior Software Engineer
7 30 (19.74%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 29 (19.08%) C++ Software Engineer
9 28 (18.42%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 27 (17.76%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 27 (17.76%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 26 (17.11%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 26 (17.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 26 (17.11%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 26 (17.11%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
12 21 (13.82%) Senior C Software Engineer
12 21 (13.82%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
13 19 (12.50%) Programmer
14 13 (8.55%) DSP Engineer
14 13 (8.55%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.53%) JSP
2 15 (9.87%) Hibernate
2 15 (9.87%) J2EE
2 15 (9.87%) Struts
2 15 (9.87%) XML
3 9 (5.92%) EJB
3 9 (5.92%) JMS
3 9 (5.92%) Servlets
3 9 (5.92%) Web Services
3 9 (5.92%) WSDL
3 9 (5.92%) XSD
4 8 (5.26%) .NET
4 8 (5.26%) HTML
5 6 (3.95%) Java EE
5 6 (3.95%) Spring
6 5 (3.29%) DirectX
6 5 (3.29%) OpenGL
6 5 (3.29%) TensorFlow
6 5 (3.29%) Torch
7 4 (2.63%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 30 (19.74%) Embedded Systems
3 21 (13.82%) Algorithms
4 18 (11.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 18 (11.84%) Mainframe
5 11 (7.24%) VHDL
6 10 (6.58%) Hedge funds
7 8 (5.26%) PMI
8 7 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (3.95%) ASIC
9 6 (3.95%) Verilog
10 5 (3.29%) CUDA
10 5 (3.29%) Data Structures
10 5 (3.29%) GPGPU
11 4 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
12 3 (1.97%) CPLD
12 3 (1.97%) Internet of Things
12 3 (1.97%) Smart Energy
13 2 (1.32%) Acoustics
14 1 (0.66%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 42 (27.63%) Linux
2 15 (9.87%) Unix
3 10 (6.58%) Windows
4 6 (3.95%) Android
4 6 (3.95%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.95%) zOS
5 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.66%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (54.61%) Software Engineering
2 29 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (15.79%) Test Automation
4 21 (13.82%) Video Processing
5 17 (11.18%) Signal Processing
6 14 (9.21%) TDD
7 11 (7.24%) Mathematics
7 11 (7.24%) SDLC
8 10 (6.58%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (6.58%) Quantitative Research
8 10 (6.58%) Systematic Trading
9 9 (5.92%) CMMI
9 9 (5.92%) Project Management
9 9 (5.92%) Service Management
9 9 (5.92%) Waterfall
10 8 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (5.26%) PRINCE
10 8 (5.26%) PRINCE2
10 8 (5.26%) Programme Management
10 8 (5.26%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 118 (77.63%) C
2 89 (58.55%) C++
3 44 (28.95%) Embedded C
4 27 (17.76%) Java
5 25 (16.45%) Python
6 23 (15.13%) Embedded C++
7 22 (14.47%) SQL
8 16 (10.53%) COBOL
9 15 (9.87%) MATLAB
10 11 (7.24%) C#
10 11 (7.24%) JavaScript
11 6 (3.95%) Ada
11 6 (3.95%) Perl
12 5 (3.29%) HLSL
13 4 (2.63%) APL
13 4 (2.63%) Erlang
13 4 (2.63%) Go
13 4 (2.63%) Haskell
13 4 (2.63%) Lisp
13 4 (2.63%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 61 (40.13%) Degree
2 10 (6.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (5.92%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.92%) Security Cleared
4 8 (5.26%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.63%) Chartered Engineer
5 4 (2.63%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.66%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.26%) DO-178B
1 8 (5.26%) IEC 61508
2 6 (3.95%) Def Stans
2 6 (3.95%) ISO 26262
3 3 (1.97%) DO-254
3 3 (1.97%) JTAG
4 1 (0.66%) FIPS 140-2
4 1 (0.66%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.66%) MISRA
4 1 (0.66%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.66%) QA
4 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (11.84%) Firmware
2 4 (2.63%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) SELinux
1 1 (0.66%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (7.24%) Oracle
2 9 (5.92%) Chordiant
3 8 (5.26%) SAP
4 5 (3.29%) EMC
4 5 (3.29%) IBM
5 4 (2.63%) Perforce
6 3 (1.97%) Mentor Graphics
6 3 (1.97%) Twitter
6 3 (1.97%) Xilinx
7 2 (1.32%) CA
7 2 (1.32%) Cadence
7 2 (1.32%) QNX
7 2 (1.32%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.32%) Wind River
8 1 (0.66%) Atmel
8 1 (0.66%) Intel