The median annual salary for a Embedded Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Engineer
UK
Rank 508 669 668
Rank change year-on-year +161 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Engineer 387 300 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.30% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 307 266 256
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Embedded Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Embedded Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded Engineer in the UK

Embedded Engineer
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +155 365 £42,500 +6.25% 79
East of England +87 113 £50,000 +17.64% 22
Cambridgeshire +87 106 £50,000 +11.11% 19
Cambridge +70 89 £52,500 +16.66% 17
South East +35 59 £42,500 -5.55% 21
Yorkshire +62 55 £40,000 - 6
North West +29 49 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Manchester +23 46 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Oldham - 41 £37,500 - 2
London +67 30 £50,000 +33.33% 5
South Yorkshire +34 29 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands +35 23 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Surrey +55 21 £40,000 +14.28% 6
South West +10 21 £37,500 -6.25% 9
West Yorkshire +38 20 £37,000 -10.84% 3
Redhill - 20 £40,000 - 1
Scotland +31 19 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Hampshire +21 14 £55,000 +37.50% 6
East Midlands -13 12 £38,750 +3.33% 5
Wakefield +11 10 £38,500 -7.22%
East Sussex -23 10 £50,000 +5.26%
Berkshire +31 8 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Barnsley -1 7 £40,000 -
Worcestershire -9 7 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Bracknell - 7 £40,000 - 1
Croydon - 6 £53,750 -
Livingston - 6 £47,500 -
Sheffield - 6 £40,000 -
West Lothian - 6 £47,500 -
Birmingham +13 5 £40,000 -5.88%

Embedded Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 597 (82.12%) Software Engineering
2 578 (79.50%) C
3 510 (70.15%) C++
4 372 (51.17%) Embedded C
5 311 (42.78%) Linux
6 288 (39.61%) Electronics
7 237 (32.60%) Embedded C++
8 236 (32.46%) Degree
9 218 (29.99%) Firmware
10 193 (26.55%) Python
11 191 (26.27%) Wireless
12 138 (18.98%) TCP/IP
13 135 (18.57%) Embedded Systems
14 117 (16.09%) Windows
15 115 (15.82%) Bluetooth
16 109 (14.99%) Ethernet
17 103 (14.17%) Embedded Linux
18 94 (12.93%) Computer Science
19 88 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
20 83 (11.42%) Mathematics
21 79 (10.87%) Git (software)
22 76 (10.45%) HTML
23 72 (9.90%) C#
23 72 (9.90%) Android
24 70 (9.63%) Java
24 70 (9.63%) Manufacturing
25 69 (9.49%) Automotive
25 69 (9.49%) OO
26 68 (9.35%) Validation
26 68 (9.35%) RS-232

Embedded Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.10%) OrCAD
2 8 (1.10%) Simulink
3 5 (0.69%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.14%) Mathcad
4 1 (0.14%) MS Office
4 1 (0.14%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 8 (1.10%) Infor M3
2 3 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.14%) GitHub
1 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 191 (26.27%) Wireless
2 138 (18.98%) TCP/IP
3 115 (15.82%) Bluetooth
4 109 (14.99%) Ethernet
5 68 (9.35%) RS-232
6 66 (9.08%) RS-485
7 65 (8.94%) Wi-Fi
8 57 (7.84%) ZigBee
9 30 (4.13%) GPRS
10 25 (3.44%) GSM
11 24 (3.30%) Internet
12 20 (2.75%) RS-422
13 15 (2.06%) 802.11
14 12 (1.65%) IPv6
14 12 (1.65%) Network Security
15 10 (1.38%) InfiniBand
16 9 (1.24%) NFC
16 9 (1.24%) SNMP
17 8 (1.10%) Modbus
17 8 (1.10%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.44%) MySQL
2 3 (0.41%) Big Data
3 1 (0.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.14%) Redis
3 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 79 (10.87%) Git (software)
2 52 (7.15%) Visual Studio
3 41 (5.64%) Subversion
4 23 (3.16%) JIRA
5 21 (2.89%) Eclipse
6 17 (2.34%) Android Studio
7 16 (2.20%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.69%) CANoe
8 5 (0.69%) VectorCAST
9 4 (0.55%) CppUnit
9 4 (0.55%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.55%) PVCS
10 3 (0.41%) LabVIEW
10 3 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (0.41%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.14%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.14%) Mocha
11 1 (0.14%) Redmine
11 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.14%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 288 (39.61%) Electronics
2 70 (9.63%) Manufacturing
3 69 (9.49%) Automotive
4 64 (8.80%) Telecoms
5 26 (3.58%) Aerospace
6 9 (1.24%) Military
7 5 (0.69%) Finance
8 4 (0.55%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.41%) Games
9 3 (0.41%) Marketing
10 1 (0.14%) Avionics
10 1 (0.14%) Banking
10 1 (0.14%) French Language
10 1 (0.14%) German Language
10 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.14%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (10.45%) HTML
2 41 (5.64%) Qt
3 38 (5.23%) .NET
4 19 (2.61%) 802.1X
5 18 (2.48%) MFC
5 18 (2.48%) SOAP
6 16 (2.20%) XML
7 10 (1.38%) HTML5
7 10 (1.38%) POSIX
8 8 (1.10%) Middleware
8 8 (1.10%) Yocto
9 4 (0.55%) Qt Quick
9 4 (0.55%) Web Services
9 4 (0.55%) wxWidgets
10 3 (0.41%) HTML5 Canvas
10 3 (0.41%) JSON
10 3 (0.41%) Node.js
11 2 (0.28%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 2 (0.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 135 (18.57%) Embedded Systems
2 94 (12.93%) Computer Science
3 66 (9.08%) Device Driver
4 41 (5.64%) Algorithms
5 40 (5.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 38 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (4.13%) CAN bus
7 30 (4.13%) Home Automation
8 15 (2.06%) Contactless
9 13 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (1.38%) Internet of Things
10 10 (1.38%) Smartcard
11 6 (0.83%) CPLD
11 6 (0.83%) Robotics
11 6 (0.83%) VHDL
12 5 (0.69%) Smart Home
13 4 (0.55%) CUDA
13 4 (0.55%) Life Science
13 4 (0.55%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.41%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 311 (42.78%) Linux
2 117 (16.09%) Windows
3 103 (14.17%) Embedded Linux
4 72 (9.90%) Android
5 33 (4.54%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 15 (2.06%) VxWorks
7 14 (1.93%) Unix
8 12 (1.65%) Mac OS
9 10 (1.38%) Apple iOS
9 10 (1.38%) ThreadX
10 3 (0.41%) Nucleus RTOS
11 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.14%) MeeGo
11 1 (0.14%) Tizen
11 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 597 (82.12%) Software Engineering
2 88 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (11.42%) Mathematics
4 69 (9.49%) OO
5 68 (9.35%) Validation
6 58 (7.98%) UML
7 57 (7.84%) Embedded Software Development
8 56 (7.70%) SDLC
9 45 (6.19%) Mentoring
10 43 (5.91%) Software Architecture
11 40 (5.50%) Configuration Management
12 38 (5.23%) Device Driver Development
13 36 (4.95%) Automated Testing
14 35 (4.81%) Multithreading
15 33 (4.54%) Feasibility Study
16 30 (4.13%) Signal Processing
17 28 (3.85%) Test Scripting
18 26 (3.58%) Cybersecurity
19 24 (3.30%) Computer Architecture
20 22 (3.03%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 578 (79.50%) C
2 510 (70.15%) C++
3 372 (51.17%) Embedded C
4 237 (32.60%) Embedded C++
5 193 (26.55%) Python
6 72 (9.90%) C#
7 70 (9.63%) Java
8 58 (7.98%) Perl
9 47 (6.46%) PHP
10 42 (5.78%) Assembly Language
11 28 (3.85%) JavaScript
12 26 (3.58%) Bash Shell
13 25 (3.44%) MATLAB
14 24 (3.30%) VB
15 22 (3.03%) SQL
16 21 (2.89%) ANSI C
17 15 (2.06%) Tcl
18 14 (1.93%) Ada
19 13 (1.79%) Ruby
20 12 (1.65%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 236 (32.46%) Degree
2 36 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.89%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.20%) HND
5 12 (1.65%) HNC
6 11 (1.51%) DV Cleared
7 10 (1.38%) PhD
8 2 (0.28%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.68%) MISRA
2 21 (2.89%) JTAG
3 12 (1.65%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.10%) QA
5 5 (0.69%) MISRA C
6 4 (0.55%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.55%) ISO26262
7 3 (0.41%) IEC 61508
8 2 (0.28%) Def Stans
System Software
1 218 (29.99%) Firmware
2 6 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.41%) Docker
4 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 35 (4.81%) EMC
2 25 (3.44%) Microsoft
3 19 (2.61%) Atmel
4 15 (2.06%) Freescale
5 12 (1.65%) Intel
6 9 (1.24%) Green Hills
6 9 (1.24%) Renesas
7 8 (1.10%) QNX
8 7 (0.96%) NEC
9 5 (0.69%) Dell
9 5 (0.69%) HP
9 5 (0.69%) Xilinx
10 4 (0.55%) Fujitsu
10 4 (0.55%) Lauterbach
10 4 (0.55%) MKS
10 4 (0.55%) Rockwell
11 3 (0.41%) SAP
12 2 (0.28%) Progress
13 1 (0.14%) IBM
13 1 (0.14%) VMware
West London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Generous salary + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive
Posted: Yesterday
Westerham, Kent
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Pension + Stock + More
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £55K
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, flexi working, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £30000.00 - £500000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Salary DOE + Stock + More
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 2 days ago