Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Assembly Language (Assembler)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1048 1064 1129
Rank change year-on-year +16 +65 -48
Permanent jobs citing Assembly Language 133 160 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.084% 0.085%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 113 141 156
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -0.62%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +17.50% -

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 97115 100005 112786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.32% 52.74% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 79652 86237 96348
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +60 129 £50,000 +5.26% 9
UK excluding London +32 121 £50,000 +6.38% 10
East of England +8 40 £52,500 +10.53% 4
South East +47 39 £51,250 +2.50% 4
North of England +16 20 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Midlands +21 12 £42,500 +21.43%
North West +19 12 £50,000 +11.11% 1
London -2 12 £48,500 -28.15%
Yorkshire +23 8 £38,750 -22.50%
East Midlands +33 7 £40,000 +14.29%
South West +7 6 £43,750 +16.67%
West Midlands +5 5 £48,750 +10.80%
Scotland -13 4 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 105 (78.95%) C
2 78 (58.65%) C++
3 72 (54.14%) Software Engineering
4 54 (40.60%) Degree
5 45 (33.83%) Embedded C
6 35 (26.32%) Linux
7 31 (23.31%) Electronics
8 28 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (20.30%) Computer Science
10 26 (19.55%) Embedded Systems
11 24 (18.05%) Python
11 24 (18.05%) Test Automation
12 23 (17.29%) Embedded C++
12 23 (17.29%) Java
13 21 (15.79%) SQL
13 21 (15.79%) Firmware
14 20 (15.04%) Video Processing
14 20 (15.04%) Algorithms
14 20 (15.04%) Multimedia
15 19 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 17 (12.78%) JSP
17 15 (11.28%) MATLAB
18 14 (10.53%) Mainframe
18 14 (10.53%) Wireless
18 14 (10.53%) Manufacturing
18 14 (10.53%) Hibernate
18 14 (10.53%) Struts
18 14 (10.53%) XML
18 14 (10.53%) Unix
18 14 (10.53%) 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 11 (8.27%) CICS
2 9 (6.77%) WebSphere
3 8 (6.02%) JBoss
3 8 (6.02%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (6.77%) OrCAD
2 1 (0.75%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.53%) Wireless
2 13 (9.77%) Bluetooth
2 13 (9.77%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (6.77%) RS-232
4 8 (6.02%) Ethernet
4 8 (6.02%) RS-422
4 8 (6.02%) RS-485
5 4 (3.01%) DHCP
6 3 (2.26%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.50%) GPRS
7 2 (1.50%) GSM
7 2 (1.50%) Internet
7 2 (1.50%) Network Security
7 2 (1.50%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.27%) DB2
2 4 (3.01%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (9.02%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.52%) Subversion
3 8 (6.02%) ClearCase
4 6 (4.51%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (3.01%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.26%) GDB
7 2 (1.50%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.50%) Xcode
8 1 (0.75%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.75%) XPEDITER
General
1 31 (23.31%) Electronics
2 20 (15.04%) Multimedia
3 14 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 11 (8.27%) Finance
5 10 (7.52%) Banking
5 10 (7.52%) Telecoms
6 7 (5.26%) Aerospace
7 6 (4.51%) Marketing
7 6 (4.51%) Retail Banking
8 4 (3.01%) Investment Banking
9 3 (2.26%) Law
9 3 (2.26%) Military
10 2 (1.50%) Avionics
10 2 (1.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 61 (45.86%) Embedded Engineer
2 58 (43.61%) Software Engineer
3 46 (34.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 32 (24.06%) Embedded C Engineer
5 30 (22.56%) C Software Engineer
6 27 (20.30%) C++ Software Engineer
7 26 (19.55%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 26 (19.55%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 26 (19.55%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 25 (18.80%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 25 (18.80%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 25 (18.80%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 25 (18.80%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 25 (18.80%) Senior Software Engineer
9 24 (18.05%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 20 (15.04%) Senior C Software Engineer
10 20 (15.04%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 15 (11.28%) Developer
11 15 (11.28%) Programmer
12 13 (9.77%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.78%) JSP
2 14 (10.53%) Hibernate
2 14 (10.53%) J2EE
2 14 (10.53%) Struts
2 14 (10.53%) XML
3 10 (7.52%) HTML
4 8 (6.02%) .NET
4 8 (6.02%) EJB
4 8 (6.02%) JMS
4 8 (6.02%) Servlets
4 8 (6.02%) Web Services
4 8 (6.02%) WSDL
4 8 (6.02%) XSD
5 6 (4.51%) Java EE
5 6 (4.51%) Spring
6 4 (3.01%) CSS
6 4 (3.01%) Django
7 3 (2.26%) Flash
8 2 (1.50%) DirectX
8 2 (1.50%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.30%) Computer Science
2 26 (19.55%) Embedded Systems
3 20 (15.04%) Algorithms
4 19 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 14 (10.53%) Mainframe
6 12 (9.02%) VHDL
7 10 (7.52%) Hedge funds
8 8 (6.02%) PMI
9 6 (4.51%) ASIC
9 6 (4.51%) Verilog
10 5 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (3.76%) Data Structures
11 3 (2.26%) CPLD
11 3 (2.26%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (1.50%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.75%) CAN bus
13 1 (0.75%) CUDA
13 1 (0.75%) GPGPU
13 1 (0.75%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.32%) Linux
2 14 (10.53%) Unix
3 6 (4.51%) Windows
4 4 (3.01%) Android
4 4 (3.01%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.26%) zOS
6 2 (1.50%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.75%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (54.14%) Software Engineering
2 28 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (18.05%) Test Automation
4 20 (15.04%) Video Processing
5 14 (10.53%) Signal Processing
6 13 (9.77%) TDD
7 11 (8.27%) SDLC
8 10 (7.52%) Quantitative Research
8 10 (7.52%) Systematic Trading
9 9 (6.77%) CMMI
9 9 (6.77%) Project Management
10 8 (6.02%) BDD
10 8 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.02%) Embedded Software Development
10 8 (6.02%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.02%) PRINCE
10 8 (6.02%) PRINCE2
10 8 (6.02%) RUP
10 8 (6.02%) Service Management
10 8 (6.02%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 105 (78.95%) C
2 78 (58.65%) C++
3 45 (33.83%) Embedded C
4 24 (18.05%) Python
5 23 (17.29%) Embedded C++
5 23 (17.29%) Java
6 21 (15.79%) SQL
7 15 (11.28%) MATLAB
8 13 (9.77%) COBOL
9 11 (8.27%) C#
10 9 (6.77%) JavaScript
11 6 (4.51%) Ada
12 4 (3.01%) APL
12 4 (3.01%) Erlang
12 4 (3.01%) Go
12 4 (3.01%) Haskell
12 4 (3.01%) Lisp
12 4 (3.01%) Perl
13 3 (2.26%) JCL
13 3 (2.26%) REXX
Qualifications
1 54 (40.60%) Degree
2 9 (6.77%) SC Cleared
2 9 (6.77%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.02%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (3.01%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (1.50%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.02%) DO-178B
1 8 (6.02%) IEC 61508
2 6 (4.51%) Def Stans
2 6 (4.51%) ISO 26262
3 3 (2.26%) DO-254
3 3 (2.26%) JTAG
4 1 (0.75%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.75%) MISRA
4 1 (0.75%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.75%) QA
4 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (15.79%) Firmware
2 4 (3.01%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) SELinux
Vendors
1 12 (9.02%) Oracle
2 8 (6.02%) Chordiant
3 6 (4.51%) EMC
3 6 (4.51%) SAP
4 4 (3.01%) IBM
5 3 (2.26%) Mentor Graphics
5 3 (2.26%) Twitter
5 3 (2.26%) Xilinx
6 2 (1.50%) Atmel
6 2 (1.50%) CA
6 2 (1.50%) Cadence
6 2 (1.50%) Perforce
6 2 (1.50%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.75%) Intel
7 1 (0.75%) QNX
7 1 (0.75%) Wind River