Period
to 21 August 2017

The median annual salary for an Embedded Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 August 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Engineer
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 569 687 759
Rank change year-on-year +118 +72 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Engineer 770 651 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.34% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 688 609 512
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £31,775 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 168775 190147 210577
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.89% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 136047 159941 173454
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Embedded Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Embedded Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Engineer in the UK

Embedded Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Engineer.

Salary trend for Embedded Engineer in the UK

Embedded Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Engineer over the 6 months to 21 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded Engineer in the UK

Embedded Engineer
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England +110 723 £45,000 +12.50% 60
UK excluding London +98 716 £45,000 +12.50% 69
East of England +108 244 £52,500 +23.53% 25
South East -33 138 £45,000 +5.88% 12
North of England +34 127 £40,000 - 7
South West +47 89 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Yorkshire +75 80 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Midlands +11 73 £40,000 +11.11% 6
London +67 53 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Scotland +23 40 £45,000 +12.50% 8
West Midlands +1 40 £38,500 +6.94% 2
North West -32 34 £43,000 +7.50% 1
East Midlands +12 33 £40,000 +14.29% 4
North East +19 13 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Wales +18 6 £42,500 - 3

Embedded Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2017, Embedded Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Embedded Engineer in the job title.

1 658 (85.45%) C
2 605 (78.57%) Software Engineering
3 513 (66.62%) C++
4 384 (49.87%) Embedded C
5 318 (41.30%) Linux
6 255 (33.12%) Firmware
7 247 (32.08%) Degree
8 236 (30.65%) Electronics
9 226 (29.35%) Embedded C++
10 204 (26.49%) Python
11 199 (25.84%) Wireless
12 158 (20.52%) Embedded Systems
13 157 (20.39%) Embedded Linux
14 122 (15.84%) Computer Science
15 108 (14.03%) Ethernet
16 103 (13.38%) Windows
17 97 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
18 95 (12.34%) OO
18 95 (12.34%) Embedded Software Development
19 89 (11.56%) Git (software)
19 89 (11.56%) Device Driver
20 88 (11.43%) Bluetooth
21 81 (10.52%) TCP/IP
21 81 (10.52%) Mentoring
22 78 (10.13%) Java
23 73 (9.48%) Automotive
23 73 (9.48%) Mathematics
24 67 (8.70%) Algorithms
25 66 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
26 64 (8.31%) Visual Studio

Embedded Engineer Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 16 (2.08%) Simulink
2 8 (1.04%) Stateflow
3 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.13%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.13%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (0.78%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 199 (25.84%) Wireless
2 108 (14.03%) Ethernet
3 88 (11.43%) Bluetooth
4 81 (10.52%) TCP/IP
5 66 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
6 48 (6.23%) RS-232
7 41 (5.32%) RS-485
8 26 (3.38%) ZigBee
9 23 (2.99%) InfiniBand
9 23 (2.99%) WLAN
10 18 (2.34%) RS-422
11 16 (2.08%) 802.11
11 16 (2.08%) GSM
12 11 (1.43%) Internet
13 10 (1.30%) GPRS
14 8 (1.04%) Modbus
15 5 (0.65%) HTTP
15 5 (0.65%) Profibus
16 4 (0.52%) 3G
16 4 (0.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.04%) MySQL
2 1 (0.13%) Big Data
2 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.13%) Redis
2 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 89 (11.56%) Git (software)
2 64 (8.31%) Visual Studio
3 47 (6.10%) JIRA
4 46 (5.97%) Subversion
5 32 (4.16%) Eclipse
6 31 (4.03%) Jenkins
7 27 (3.51%) Android Studio
8 13 (1.69%) LabVIEW
9 5 (0.65%) GCC
10 3 (0.39%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (0.39%) VectorCAST
11 2 (0.26%) CANoe
11 2 (0.26%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.26%) Redmine
12 1 (0.13%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.13%) CodeWarrior
12 1 (0.13%) CppUnit
12 1 (0.13%) GDB
12 1 (0.13%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 236 (30.65%) Electronics
2 73 (9.48%) Automotive
3 56 (7.27%) Telecoms
4 50 (6.49%) Manufacturing
5 21 (2.73%) Multimedia
6 15 (1.95%) Aerospace
7 10 (1.30%) Finance
8 9 (1.17%) Marketing
9 8 (1.04%) Games
10 5 (0.65%) Military
11 4 (0.52%) Legal
12 3 (0.39%) Avionics
13 1 (0.13%) French Language
13 1 (0.13%) German Language
13 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.13%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (7.79%) HTML
2 39 (5.06%) Qt
3 29 (3.77%) .NET
4 17 (2.21%) 802.1X
5 14 (1.82%) POSIX
5 14 (1.82%) STL
6 13 (1.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 13 (1.69%) Middleware
6 13 (1.69%) Qt Quick
6 13 (1.69%) Yocto
7 9 (1.17%) SOAP
8 8 (1.04%) Node.js
8 8 (1.04%) REST
9 7 (0.91%) MFC
10 6 (0.78%) AngularJS
10 6 (0.78%) JNI
10 6 (0.78%) JSON
10 6 (0.78%) Web Services
11 5 (0.65%) Flash
11 5 (0.65%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 158 (20.52%) Embedded Systems
2 122 (15.84%) Computer Science
3 89 (11.56%) Device Driver
4 67 (8.70%) Algorithms
5 61 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (6.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 27 (3.51%) CAN bus
8 22 (2.86%) Home Automation
9 18 (2.34%) Robotics
10 16 (2.08%) VHDL
11 12 (1.56%) Internet of Things
12 9 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
13 8 (1.04%) Smartcard
13 8 (1.04%) Verilog
14 6 (0.78%) EMV
14 6 (0.78%) EPoS
15 4 (0.52%) CPLD
15 4 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
15 4 (0.52%) Smart Home
16 3 (0.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 318 (41.30%) Linux
2 157 (20.39%) Embedded Linux
3 103 (13.38%) Windows
4 52 (6.75%) Android
5 45 (5.84%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 10 (1.30%) VxWorks
7 8 (1.04%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.65%) ThreadX
9 4 (0.52%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.39%) Unix
11 1 (0.13%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 605 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 97 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (12.34%) Embedded Software Development
3 95 (12.34%) OO
4 81 (10.52%) Mentoring
5 73 (9.48%) Mathematics
6 56 (7.27%) Device Driver Development
6 56 (7.27%) SDLC
7 51 (6.62%) Signal Processing
8 46 (5.97%) Test Automation
9 43 (5.58%) Digital Signal Processing
10 39 (5.06%) OOD
10 39 (5.06%) Validation
11 38 (4.94%) Test Scripting
12 30 (3.90%) Waterfall
13 29 (3.77%) UML
14 27 (3.51%) Video Processing
15 26 (3.38%) Configuration Management
16 24 (3.12%) Data Acquisition
16 24 (3.12%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 658 (85.45%) C
2 513 (66.62%) C++
3 384 (49.87%) Embedded C
4 226 (29.35%) Embedded C++
5 204 (26.49%) Python
6 78 (10.13%) Java
7 61 (7.92%) C#
8 57 (7.40%) Perl
9 54 (7.01%) MATLAB
10 50 (6.49%) Assembly Language
11 45 (5.84%) JavaScript
12 36 (4.68%) SQL
13 27 (3.51%) Bash Shell
14 17 (2.21%) PHP
15 12 (1.56%) ANSI C
16 9 (1.17%) Tcl
17 7 (0.91%) Lua
17 7 (0.91%) Ruby
17 7 (0.91%) VB
18 2 (0.26%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 247 (32.08%) Degree
2 38 (4.94%) Computer Science Degree
2 38 (4.94%) HND
3 29 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.43%) GNVQ
5 6 (0.78%) HNC
5 6 (0.78%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.52%) PhD
7 3 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.26%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.13%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.64%) ISO 9001
2 18 (2.34%) MISRA
3 14 (1.82%) QA
4 9 (1.17%) JTAG
5 5 (0.65%) DO-178B
5 5 (0.65%) MISRA C
6 3 (0.39%) DO-254
6 3 (0.39%) IEC 61131
6 3 (0.39%) IEC 62304
6 3 (0.39%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.26%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.26%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.13%) ARP4754
8 1 (0.13%) Def Stans
System Software
1 255 (33.12%) Firmware
2 1 (0.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.13%) SELinux
Vendors
1 28 (3.64%) Freescale
2 22 (2.86%) Perforce
3 17 (2.21%) EMC
4 12 (1.56%) Xilinx
5 8 (1.04%) Green Hills
6 7 (0.91%) Atmel
6 7 (0.91%) Renesas
7 6 (0.78%) NEC
7 6 (0.78%) SAP
8 5 (0.65%) Altera
8 5 (0.65%) Lauterbach
9 4 (0.52%) MathWorks
9 4 (0.52%) MKS
10 3 (0.39%) Microsoft
10 3 (0.39%) QNX
11 2 (0.26%) Fujitsu
11 2 (0.26%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.13%) Intel
12 1 (0.13%) Signiant
12 1 (0.13%) Wind River