The median annual salary for a Embedded Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 494 657 670
Rank change year-on-year +163 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Engineer 414 311 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.31% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 343 279 277
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 £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 83193 100058 106919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.30% 96.32% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 69089 83978 87229
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 April 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 26 April 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 +160 391 £42,000 +5.00% 78
East of England +77 124 £55,000 +29.41% 23
Cambridgeshire +96 120 £55,000 +15.78% 21
Cambridge +70 108 £55,000 +15.78% 17
Yorkshire +78 65 £40,000 -5.88% 7
South East +14 65 £40,000 -11.11% 13
North West +5 39 £37,500 +2.04% 5
South Yorkshire - 39 £40,000 - 3
Manchester +3 38 £37,500 +7.14%
South West +19 31 £37,500 -6.25% 16
Oldham - 28 £37,500 -
London +61 27 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Scotland +16 20 £45,000 +19.20% 5
Surrey +57 19 £40,000 +50.94%
West Yorkshire +22 18 £35,000 -17.64% 3
East Midlands +1 18 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Redhill - 17 £40,000 -
West Midlands +19 16 £40,000 -3.61% 5
Berkshire +27 14 £40,000 +8.84% 3
Hampshire +13 14 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Barnsley - 11 £42,500 - 1
Doncaster - 10 £40,000 - 1
Bracknell - 10 £40,000 - 1
Glasgow - 10 - - 2
Worcestershire -2 8 £35,000 -12.50%
East Sussex -17 8 £49,000 +3.15% 1
Gloucestershire +15 7 £33,750 -14.55% 3
Bristol +5 7 £37,500 -31.81% 3
Malvern - 7 £30,000 -
Southampton +20 6 £60,000 +15.38% 1

Embedded Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 621 (81.18%) Software Engineering
2 615 (80.39%) C
3 533 (69.67%) C++
4 377 (49.28%) Embedded C
5 328 (42.88%) Linux
6 315 (41.18%) Electronics
7 274 (35.82%) Degree
8 253 (33.07%) Firmware
9 246 (32.16%) Embedded C++
10 229 (29.93%) Python
11 228 (29.80%) Wireless
12 150 (19.61%) TCP/IP
13 138 (18.04%) Embedded Systems
14 126 (16.47%) Ethernet
15 125 (16.34%) Embedded Linux
16 123 (16.08%) Windows
17 118 (15.42%) Bluetooth
18 111 (14.51%) Computer Science
19 103 (13.46%) Mathematics
20 101 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
21 93 (12.16%) HTML
22 87 (11.37%) OO
22 87 (11.37%) Git (software)
23 86 (11.24%) Java
24 75 (9.80%) Manufacturing
25 74 (9.67%) RS-232
26 71 (9.28%) Validation
26 71 (9.28%) Device Driver
26 71 (9.28%) Wi-Fi
27 70 (9.15%) Embedded Software Development

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 10 (1.31%) Simulink
2 7 (0.92%) Stateflow
3 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.39%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.13%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 10 (1.31%) Infor M3
2 3 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.13%) GitHub
1 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 228 (29.80%) Wireless
2 150 (19.61%) TCP/IP
3 126 (16.47%) Ethernet
4 118 (15.42%) Bluetooth
5 74 (9.67%) RS-232
6 71 (9.28%) Wi-Fi
7 68 (8.89%) RS-485
8 61 (7.97%) ZigBee
9 30 (3.92%) GPRS
10 28 (3.66%) Internet
11 25 (3.27%) GSM
12 24 (3.14%) RS-422
13 15 (1.96%) 802.11
14 13 (1.70%) InfiniBand
15 9 (1.18%) SNMP
16 8 (1.05%) HTTP
16 8 (1.05%) IPv6
16 8 (1.05%) Modbus
16 8 (1.05%) Network Security
17 5 (0.65%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.27%) MySQL
2 3 (0.39%) Big Data
3 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.13%) Redis
3 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 87 (11.37%) Git (software)
2 65 (8.50%) Visual Studio
3 45 (5.88%) Subversion
4 31 (4.05%) Eclipse
4 31 (4.05%) JIRA
5 25 (3.27%) Android Studio
6 23 (3.01%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.05%) LabVIEW
8 4 (0.52%) CANoe
8 4 (0.52%) CppUnit
8 4 (0.52%) Mercurial
8 4 (0.52%) PVCS
8 4 (0.52%) VectorCAST
9 3 (0.39%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.13%) GCC
11 1 (0.13%) GNU Toolchain
11 1 (0.13%) Hudson
11 1 (0.13%) Mocha
11 1 (0.13%) Redmine
General
1 315 (41.18%) Electronics
2 75 (9.80%) Manufacturing
3 69 (9.02%) Telecoms
4 65 (8.50%) Automotive
5 21 (2.75%) Aerospace
6 7 (0.92%) Multimedia
7 6 (0.78%) Games
7 6 (0.78%) Military
8 5 (0.65%) Finance
8 5 (0.65%) Legal
9 4 (0.52%) Marketing
10 1 (0.13%) Avionics
10 1 (0.13%) Banking
10 1 (0.13%) French Language
10 1 (0.13%) German Language
10 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.13%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (12.16%) HTML
2 39 (5.10%) .NET
3 37 (4.84%) Qt
4 19 (2.48%) 802.1X
4 19 (2.48%) SOAP
5 16 (2.09%) MFC
6 14 (1.83%) XML
7 13 (1.70%) POSIX
8 10 (1.31%) Yocto
9 9 (1.18%) HTML5
9 9 (1.18%) Web Services
10 7 (0.92%) Middleware
11 6 (0.78%) Qt Quick
12 5 (0.65%) JSON
12 5 (0.65%) REST
13 4 (0.52%) Node.js
13 4 (0.52%) wxWidgets
14 3 (0.39%) AngularJS
14 3 (0.39%) HTML5 Canvas
14 3 (0.39%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 138 (18.04%) Embedded Systems
2 111 (14.51%) Computer Science
3 71 (9.28%) Device Driver
4 50 (6.54%) Algorithms
5 46 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (5.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 38 (4.97%) Home Automation
8 30 (3.92%) CAN bus
9 16 (2.09%) Internet of Things
10 15 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
11 10 (1.31%) Robotics
11 10 (1.31%) VHDL
12 9 (1.18%) Contactless
13 8 (1.05%) Smart Home
14 6 (0.78%) CPLD
15 5 (0.65%) Smartcard
16 4 (0.52%) Mobile App
17 3 (0.39%) CUDA
17 3 (0.39%) Smart Energy
17 3 (0.39%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 328 (42.88%) Linux
2 125 (16.34%) Embedded Linux
3 123 (16.08%) Windows
4 68 (8.89%) Android
5 39 (5.10%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 13 (1.70%) VxWorks
7 11 (1.44%) ThreadX
8 10 (1.31%) Unix
9 8 (1.05%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.65%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.39%) Nucleus RTOS
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 621 (81.18%) Software Engineering
2 103 (13.46%) Mathematics
3 101 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (11.37%) OO
5 71 (9.28%) Validation
6 70 (9.15%) Embedded Software Development
7 69 (9.02%) SDLC
8 55 (7.19%) Mentoring
9 45 (5.88%) UML
10 44 (5.75%) Software Architecture
11 42 (5.49%) Configuration Management
12 40 (5.23%) Device Driver Development
13 38 (4.97%) Test Scripting
14 37 (4.84%) Automated Testing
15 36 (4.71%) Signal Processing
16 30 (3.92%) Feasibility Study
16 30 (3.92%) Multithreading
17 28 (3.66%) Digital Signal Processing
18 24 (3.14%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (3.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 615 (80.39%) C
2 533 (69.67%) C++
3 377 (49.28%) Embedded C
4 246 (32.16%) Embedded C++
5 229 (29.93%) Python
6 86 (11.24%) Java
7 67 (8.76%) Perl
8 63 (8.24%) C#
9 48 (6.27%) PHP
10 43 (5.62%) Assembly Language
11 41 (5.36%) JavaScript
12 34 (4.44%) SQL
13 32 (4.18%) MATLAB
14 25 (3.27%) ANSI C
15 24 (3.14%) VB
16 23 (3.01%) Bash Shell
17 17 (2.22%) Tcl
18 13 (1.70%) Ruby
19 11 (1.44%) VB6
20 8 (1.05%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 274 (35.82%) Degree
2 29 (3.79%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.61%) HND
4 12 (1.57%) HNC
5 9 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.05%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.05%) PhD
7 1 (0.13%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.79%) MISRA
2 16 (2.09%) JTAG
3 15 (1.96%) ISO 9001
4 14 (1.83%) QA
5 4 (0.52%) MISRA C
6 3 (0.39%) DO-178B
6 3 (0.39%) ISO26262
7 2 (0.26%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.13%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.13%) SDET
System Software
1 253 (33.07%) Firmware
2 6 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.39%) Docker
Vendors
1 30 (3.92%) EMC
2 24 (3.14%) Freescale
3 17 (2.22%) Atmel
4 15 (1.96%) Microsoft
5 11 (1.44%) Green Hills
6 9 (1.18%) NEC
6 9 (1.18%) Renesas
7 8 (1.05%) QNX
8 7 (0.92%) Intel
8 7 (0.92%) Xilinx
9 4 (0.52%) Fujitsu
9 4 (0.52%) Lauterbach
9 4 (0.52%) MKS
9 4 (0.52%) Perforce
9 4 (0.52%) Rockwell
10 3 (0.39%) Dell
10 3 (0.39%) HP
10 3 (0.39%) SAP
11 2 (0.26%) Altera
11 2 (0.26%) Progress
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Towcester, Northamptonshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £26000 - £28000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension, health insurance, life insu
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Towcester, Northamptonshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits 25-30% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Generous salary + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-60,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Melksham, Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago