Period
to 24 June 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 565 576 746
Rank change year-on-year +11 +170 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Engineer 812 781 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.45% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.47% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 677 676 560
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £33,650 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 167,325 166,575 194,587
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 96.24% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 135,823 137,165 163,448
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,091
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.97% +5.23%

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 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Embedded Engineer in the UK

Embedded Engineer
Top 16 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 24 June 2018. 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 +10 769 £47,500 +11.76% 253
UK excluding London 0 759 £47,500 +11.76% 253
South East +101 244 £47,500 +11.76% 68
East of England -38 189 £52,500 - 65
South West +92 181 £47,500 +26.67% 29
Midlands -1 59 £45,000 +12.50% 39
North of England -105 49 £42,500 +6.25% 29
London -11 47 £50,000 - 23
West Midlands +5 36 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Yorkshire -51 24 £42,500 +6.25% 14
East Midlands +6 23 £45,000 +16.13% 19
Scotland -42 23 £42,500 -5.56% 7
North West -37 20 £47,500 +26.67% 9
Wales +22 11 £40,000 - 13
North East -24 5 £36,250 +3.57% 6
Northern Ireland - 3 £50,000 - 3

Embedded Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, Embedded Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Embedded Engineer in the job title.

1 676 (83.25%) Software Engineering
2 644 (79.31%) C
3 563 (69.33%) C++
4 348 (42.86%) Linux
5 320 (39.41%) Embedded C
6 237 (29.19%) Degree
7 228 (28.08%) Embedded C++
8 175 (21.55%) Python
9 167 (20.57%) Electronics
10 159 (19.58%) Embedded Systems
11 156 (19.21%) Embedded Linux
12 142 (17.49%) Agile Software Development
13 133 (16.38%) Firmware
14 123 (15.15%) Computer Science
15 108 (13.30%) Windows
16 98 (12.07%) C#
17 93 (11.45%) Embedded Software Development
18 85 (10.47%) Validation
19 81 (9.98%) Git (software)
20 80 (9.85%) OO
21 76 (9.36%) Wireless
21 76 (9.36%) Subversion
22 75 (9.24%) Automotive
23 73 (8.99%) Mathematics
24 71 (8.74%) UML
25 70 (8.62%) Device Driver
26 67 (8.25%) Algorithms
27 66 (8.13%) Java
28 59 (7.27%) Image Processing
29 56 (6.90%) Bluetooth

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:

Application Platforms
1 14 (1.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (1.48%) Simulink
2 5 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.37%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.12%) Mathcad
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.12%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.23%) GitHub
2 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (9.36%) Wireless
2 56 (6.90%) Bluetooth
3 44 (5.42%) Ethernet
4 36 (4.43%) Wi-Fi
5 32 (3.94%) TCP/IP
6 29 (3.57%) 802.11
7 27 (3.33%) RS-232
8 26 (3.20%) ZigBee
9 24 (2.96%) Internet
10 22 (2.71%) 3GPP
11 21 (2.59%) MQTT
12 17 (2.09%) 802.15
12 17 (2.09%) RS-485
13 12 (1.48%) 5G
14 8 (0.99%) GSM
14 8 (0.99%) LTE
15 7 (0.86%) RFID
16 4 (0.49%) UMTS
16 4 (0.49%) WCDMA
16 4 (0.49%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (0.74%) MySQL
2 2 (0.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.12%) CouchDB
3 1 (0.12%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 81 (9.98%) Git (software)
2 76 (9.36%) Subversion
3 42 (5.17%) JIRA
4 35 (4.31%) Visual Studio
5 12 (1.48%) Rational Rhapsody
6 9 (1.11%) ClearCase
6 9 (1.11%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.62%) CMake
7 5 (0.62%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.49%) ClearQuest
8 4 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (0.49%) Rational Team Concert
8 4 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.37%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.25%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.25%) CppUnit
10 2 (0.25%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (0.25%) PVCS
11 1 (0.12%) Eclipse RCP
11 1 (0.12%) Mercurial
General
1 167 (20.57%) Electronics
2 75 (9.24%) Automotive
3 42 (5.17%) Manufacturing
4 41 (5.05%) Aerospace
5 28 (3.45%) Marketing
6 24 (2.96%) Telecoms
7 20 (2.46%) Multimedia
8 10 (1.23%) Games
9 6 (0.74%) Advertising
9 6 (0.74%) Military
10 3 (0.37%) Finance
11 2 (0.25%) Avionics
11 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.12%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (5.42%) Qt
2 31 (3.82%) .NET
3 29 (3.57%) 802.1X
4 27 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 27 (3.33%) STL
5 26 (3.20%) OpenCV
6 19 (2.34%) TensorFlow
7 18 (2.22%) HTML
8 17 (2.09%) OpenGL
9 16 (1.97%) Yocto
10 6 (0.74%) Node.js
11 5 (0.62%) GStreamer
11 5 (0.62%) POSIX
11 5 (0.62%) QML
12 4 (0.49%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.49%) XML
13 3 (0.37%) .NET Compact Framework
14 2 (0.25%) Flash
14 2 (0.25%) MFC
14 2 (0.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 159 (19.58%) Embedded Systems
2 123 (15.15%) Computer Science
3 70 (8.62%) Device Driver
4 67 (8.25%) Algorithms
5 51 (6.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 47 (5.79%) Self-Motivation
7 26 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (2.59%) Life Science
9 20 (2.46%) Internet of Things
10 17 (2.09%) CUDA
10 17 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
11 14 (1.72%) VHDL
12 13 (1.60%) Robotics
13 7 (0.86%) CAN bus
13 7 (0.86%) Cyber Warfare
13 7 (0.86%) Smart Energy
14 5 (0.62%) Infotainment
14 5 (0.62%) Verilog
15 4 (0.49%) Smart Home
16 3 (0.37%) Optoelectronics
Operating Systems
1 348 (42.86%) Linux
2 156 (19.21%) Embedded Linux
3 108 (13.30%) Windows
4 37 (4.56%) FreeRTOS
5 33 (4.06%) Android
6 15 (1.85%) ThreadX
7 12 (1.48%) SafeRTOS
7 12 (1.48%) VxWorks
8 8 (0.99%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 5 (0.62%) Unix
10 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.25%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 676 (83.25%) Software Engineering
2 142 (17.49%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (11.45%) Embedded Software Development
4 85 (10.47%) Validation
5 80 (9.85%) OO
6 73 (8.99%) Mathematics
7 71 (8.74%) UML
8 59 (7.27%) Image Processing
9 55 (6.77%) TDD
10 50 (6.16%) Problem-Solving
11 46 (5.67%) SDLC
12 45 (5.54%) Unit Testing
13 44 (5.42%) OOD
14 43 (5.30%) Physics
15 40 (4.93%) Scrum
16 38 (4.68%) Video Processing
17 37 (4.56%) Linux Kernel Development
18 32 (3.94%) Device Driver Development
19 30 (3.69%) Signal Processing
20 29 (3.57%) Computer Vision
Programming Languages
1 644 (79.31%) C
2 563 (69.33%) C++
3 320 (39.41%) Embedded C
4 228 (28.08%) Embedded C++
5 175 (21.55%) Python
6 98 (12.07%) C#
7 66 (8.13%) Java
8 44 (5.42%) MATLAB
9 42 (5.17%) Assembly Language
10 38 (4.68%) SQL
11 23 (2.83%) JavaScript
12 17 (2.09%) Bash Shell
13 16 (1.97%) Ada
14 15 (1.85%) Objective-C
15 11 (1.35%) Lua
15 11 (1.35%) R
15 11 (1.35%) VC++
16 10 (1.23%) Tcl
17 8 (0.99%) Perl
18 5 (0.62%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 237 (29.19%) Degree
2 53 (6.53%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.96%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (0.99%) Master's Degree
6 7 (0.86%) HND
7 5 (0.62%) Chartered Engineer
8 3 (0.37%) PhD
9 2 (0.25%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.93%) MISRA
2 23 (2.83%) IEC 61508
2 23 (2.83%) MISRA C
3 16 (1.97%) ISO 9001
3 16 (1.97%) QA
4 11 (1.35%) DO-178B
4 11 (1.35%) ISO 15765
5 8 (0.99%) Def Stans
6 6 (0.74%) JTAG
7 4 (0.49%) ISO 13485
7 4 (0.49%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.12%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 133 (16.38%) Firmware
2 1 (0.12%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Systems Management
1 2 (0.25%) SELinux
1 2 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (2.09%) Atmel
2 16 (1.97%) Dell
2 16 (1.97%) HP
3 14 (1.72%) Atlassian
4 11 (1.35%) IBM
4 11 (1.35%) Microsoft
5 6 (0.74%) EMC
6 5 (0.62%) Google
7 4 (0.49%) Apple
8 3 (0.37%) Mentor Graphics
9 2 (0.25%) Renesas
9 2 (0.25%) Xilinx
10 1 (0.12%) Facebook
10 1 (0.12%) Freescale
10 1 (0.12%) Intel
10 1 (0.12%) MathWorks
10 1 (0.12%) MKS
10 1 (0.12%) QNX
10 1 (0.12%) SAP