The median annual salary for an Embedded Engineer was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 530 650 671
Rank change year-on-year +120 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Engineer 394 286 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 350 273 258
Median salary £43,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% -3.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.43%  

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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +120 370 £42,500 +6.25% 48
East of England +75 136 £52,500 +23.52% 26
Cambridgeshire +55 127 £52,500 +5.00% 25
Cambridge +49 98 £55,000 +37.50% 19
South East -17 65 £43,750 +2.94% 5
Yorkshire +46 51 £42,500 -5.55%
South West +31 49 £37,500 -6.25% 3
South Yorkshire +24 33 £42,500 -5.55%
London +36 21 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Scotland +18 21 £45,000 +12.50% 11
West Midlands +5 20 £33,750 -15.62% 1
Hampshire +11 15 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Barnsley +3 14 £42,500 -5.55%
Glasgow +15 13 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Kent +11 13 £37,500 -
East Sussex +6 13 £48,000 +1.05%
Bristol -17 13 £37,500 -16.66% 1
East Midlands +5 12 £38,750 +10.71% 2
North East +22 10 £35,000 -23.91% 4
Dorset +13 10 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Berkshire +22 9 £40,000 - 1
Durham +1 9 £35,000 -23.91% 1
Gloucestershire -3 9 £34,500 -13.75% 1
Falmouth - 9 £37,500 -
Penryn - 9 £37,500 -
Cornwall - 9 £37,500 -
Southampton +18 8 £60,000 +41.17%
Birmingham +18 7 £30,000 -22.58%
West Yorkshire +18 7 £40,000 -
West Sussex +13 7 £42,500 +13.33%

Embedded Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 659 (84.70%) C
2 607 (78.02%) Software Engineering
3 547 (70.31%) C++
4 395 (50.77%) Embedded C
5 335 (43.06%) Linux
6 300 (38.56%) Electronics
7 277 (35.60%) Firmware
8 274 (35.22%) Degree
9 266 (34.19%) Embedded C++
10 234 (30.08%) Wireless
11 230 (29.56%) Python
12 150 (19.28%) Embedded Linux
13 136 (17.48%) Embedded Systems
14 125 (16.07%) Computer Science
14 125 (16.07%) Ethernet
15 120 (15.42%) TCP/IP
16 108 (13.88%) Agile Software Development
17 105 (13.50%) Bluetooth
18 99 (12.72%) OO
18 99 (12.72%) Git (software)
19 95 (12.21%) Mathematics
20 94 (12.08%) Windows
21 93 (11.95%) Java
22 91 (11.70%) Embedded Software Development
23 90 (11.57%) HTML
24 88 (11.31%) Device Driver
25 82 (10.54%) Mentoring
26 79 (10.15%) Wi-Fi
27 71 (9.13%) Visual Studio
28 69 (8.87%) SDLC

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 6 (0.77%) Simulink
2 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.64%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 10 (1.29%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.26%) 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
1 234 (30.08%) Wireless
2 125 (16.07%) Ethernet
3 120 (15.42%) TCP/IP
4 105 (13.50%) Bluetooth
5 79 (10.15%) Wi-Fi
6 60 (7.71%) RS-232
7 54 (6.94%) RS-485
8 45 (5.78%) ZigBee
9 23 (2.96%) GSM
10 21 (2.70%) 802.11
10 21 (2.70%) GPRS
11 20 (2.57%) InfiniBand
12 19 (2.44%) RS-422
13 18 (2.31%) Internet
14 16 (2.06%) WLAN
15 10 (1.29%) HTTP
15 10 (1.29%) Modbus
16 7 (0.90%) Profibus
17 6 (0.77%) SNMP
18 4 (0.51%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.83%) 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 99 (12.72%) Git (software)
2 71 (9.13%) Visual Studio
3 46 (5.91%) Subversion
4 45 (5.78%) JIRA
5 37 (4.76%) Eclipse
6 32 (4.11%) Android Studio
7 31 (3.98%) Jenkins
8 12 (1.54%) LabVIEW
9 4 (0.51%) GCC
9 4 (0.51%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.26%) CANoe
10 2 (0.26%) PVCS
10 2 (0.26%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (0.26%) VectorCAST
11 1 (0.13%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.13%) CMake
11 1 (0.13%) CodeWarrior
11 1 (0.13%) CppUnit
11 1 (0.13%) GDB
11 1 (0.13%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 300 (38.56%) Electronics
2 61 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 60 (7.71%) Automotive
4 59 (7.58%) Manufacturing
5 16 (2.06%) Multimedia
6 11 (1.41%) Aerospace
7 6 (0.77%) Games
8 5 (0.64%) Finance
8 5 (0.64%) Legal
9 4 (0.51%) Marketing
10 2 (0.26%) Avionics
11 1 (0.13%) Banking
11 1 (0.13%) French Language
11 1 (0.13%) German Language
11 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.13%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (11.57%) HTML
2 39 (5.01%) Qt
3 37 (4.76%) .NET
4 25 (3.21%) 802.1X
5 17 (2.19%) SOAP
6 15 (1.93%) POSIX
7 13 (1.67%) Qt Quick
8 12 (1.54%) Yocto
9 11 (1.41%) MFC
10 10 (1.29%) REST
11 9 (1.16%) JSON
11 9 (1.16%) Middleware
11 9 (1.16%) Node.js
12 7 (0.90%) AngularJS
13 6 (0.77%) HTML5
13 6 (0.77%) STL
13 6 (0.77%) Web Services
13 6 (0.77%) wxWidgets
14 5 (0.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 4 (0.51%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 136 (17.48%) Embedded Systems
2 125 (16.07%) Computer Science
3 88 (11.31%) Device Driver
4 61 (7.84%) Algorithms
5 59 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (5.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 32 (4.11%) Home Automation
8 29 (3.73%) CAN bus
9 16 (2.06%) Internet of Things
10 13 (1.67%) VHDL
11 12 (1.54%) Robotics
12 9 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (1.03%) Smart Home
13 8 (1.03%) Smartcard
14 7 (0.90%) Contactless
15 6 (0.77%) CPLD
15 6 (0.77%) EMV
16 4 (0.51%) EPoS
17 3 (0.39%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 335 (43.06%) Linux
2 150 (19.28%) Embedded Linux
3 94 (12.08%) Windows
4 52 (6.68%) Android
5 43 (5.53%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 8 (1.03%) ThreadX
6 8 (1.03%) Unix
7 6 (0.77%) VxWorks
8 4 (0.51%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.51%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.13%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.13%) OpenWrt
9 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 607 (78.02%) Software Engineering
2 108 (13.88%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (12.72%) OO
4 95 (12.21%) Mathematics
5 91 (11.70%) Embedded Software Development
6 82 (10.54%) Mentoring
7 69 (8.87%) SDLC
8 57 (7.33%) Validation
9 55 (7.07%) Test Automation
10 50 (6.43%) Device Driver Development
11 45 (5.78%) Test Scripting
12 39 (5.01%) Software Architecture
13 38 (4.88%) Configuration Management
14 37 (4.76%) Signal Processing
15 34 (4.37%) Digital Signal Processing
16 32 (4.11%) Waterfall
17 31 (3.98%) OOD
18 29 (3.73%) UML
19 23 (2.96%) Physics
20 22 (2.83%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 659 (84.70%) C
2 547 (70.31%) C++
3 395 (50.77%) Embedded C
4 266 (34.19%) Embedded C++
5 230 (29.56%) Python
6 93 (11.95%) Java
7 66 (8.48%) Perl
8 54 (6.94%) JavaScript
9 48 (6.17%) C#
10 43 (5.53%) Assembly Language
11 40 (5.14%) PHP
11 40 (5.14%) SQL
12 36 (4.63%) MATLAB
13 20 (2.57%) Bash Shell
13 20 (2.57%) VB
14 19 (2.44%) ANSI C
15 15 (1.93%) Tcl
16 9 (1.16%) VB6
17 7 (0.90%) Ruby
18 3 (0.39%) Ada
Qualifications
1 274 (35.22%) Degree
2 46 (5.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (3.86%) HND
3 30 (3.86%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.03%) HNC
5 7 (0.90%) GNVQ
6 6 (0.77%) PhD
7 4 (0.51%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.26%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.13%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.47%) ISO 9001
2 15 (1.93%) MISRA
3 13 (1.67%) QA
4 12 (1.54%) JTAG
5 4 (0.51%) DO-178B
6 3 (0.39%) IEC 61131
7 2 (0.26%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.26%) ISO 26262
7 2 (0.26%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.13%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.13%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 277 (35.60%) Firmware
2 7 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 25 (3.21%) Freescale
2 24 (3.08%) EMC
3 16 (2.06%) Perforce
4 14 (1.80%) Atmel
5 12 (1.54%) Xilinx
6 9 (1.16%) NEC
7 8 (1.03%) Green Hills
8 6 (0.77%) Lauterbach
8 6 (0.77%) Renesas
9 4 (0.51%) Microsoft
10 3 (0.39%) Altera
11 2 (0.26%) Fujitsu
11 2 (0.26%) MKS
11 2 (0.26%) QNX
11 2 (0.26%) Rockwell
11 2 (0.26%) SAP
12 1 (0.13%) IBM
12 1 (0.13%) Intel
12 1 (0.13%) Motorola
12 1 (0.13%) Signiant
Croydon, Surrey
ISL
Posted: 10 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Home Working
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £30k - 55k per year + Fantastic Prospects!
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Excellent Starting Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £60K
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £50000 to £65000
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Remote Working, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 6 days ago