Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Embedded Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Embedded Software Developer
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1140 1159 1277
Rank change year-on-year +19 +118 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Developer 49 60 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.032% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.033% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 41 66 33
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,375 £32,550
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Embedded Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Developer in the UK

Embedded Software Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Embedded Software Developer in the UK

Embedded Software Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Software Developer over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded Software Developer in the UK

Embedded Software Developer
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 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 +35 47 £45,000 +5.88% 3
UK excluding London +30 41 £45,000 +5.88% 4
South East +41 17 £45,000 -
East of England +11 9 £46,250 +15.63% 2
North of England +10 8 £52,500 +23.53%
North West -7 8 £52,500 +23.53%
London -11 8 £46,000 +8.24%
Midlands 0 4 £40,000 -15.79%
East Midlands +13 3 £40,000 -15.79%
West Midlands +7 2 £40,000 +33.33%
Scotland -17 2 £46,000 +10.84%
South West - 2 - - 1

Embedded Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Embedded Software Developer 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 41 (83.67%) C++
2 39 (79.59%) C
3 24 (48.98%) Degree
4 22 (44.90%) Computer Science
4 22 (44.90%) Linux
5 19 (38.78%) Embedded C++
6 17 (34.69%) Embedded C
6 17 (34.69%) Software Engineering
7 13 (26.53%) Python
8 11 (22.45%) Java
8 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (20.41%) Embedded Linux
9 10 (20.41%) Scrum
9 10 (20.41%) Firmware
10 9 (18.37%) Bluetooth
10 9 (18.37%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (16.33%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (16.33%) Computer Vision
12 7 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
12 7 (14.29%) Electronics
12 7 (14.29%) Image Processing
12 7 (14.29%) CAN bus
12 7 (14.29%) Mathematics
13 6 (12.24%) NFC
13 6 (12.24%) Subversion
13 6 (12.24%) Telematics
13 6 (12.24%) RFID
13 6 (12.24%) GPRS
13 6 (12.24%) UMTS
13 6 (12.24%) ANSI C

Embedded Software Developer 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) Bluetooth
2 8 (16.33%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (12.24%) GPRS
3 6 (12.24%) NFC
3 6 (12.24%) RFID
3 6 (12.24%) RS-232
3 6 (12.24%) UMTS
4 5 (10.20%) 3G
4 5 (10.20%) 4G
4 5 (10.20%) LTE
5 2 (4.08%) SAN
5 2 (4.08%) Wireless
5 2 (4.08%) ZigBee
5 2 (4.08%) Z-Wave
6 1 (2.04%) HTTP
6 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) GIS
1 1 (2.04%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Subversion
2 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.08%) Hudson
4 1 (2.04%) Ant
4 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.04%) GitLab
4 1 (2.04%) Gradle
General
1 7 (14.29%) Electronics
2 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.12%) Automotive
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) HTML
2 2 (4.08%) Qt
3 1 (2.04%) .NET
3 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.04%) GTK+
3 1 (2.04%) LINQ
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) XML
3 1 (2.04%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 22 (44.90%) Computer Science
2 9 (18.37%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (14.29%) CAN bus
4 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.04%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.04%) CUDA
5 1 (2.04%) Robotics
5 1 (2.04%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.04%) STB
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) Linux
2 10 (20.41%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (8.16%) Windows
4 2 (4.08%) Android
5 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.04%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Software Engineering
2 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.41%) Scrum
4 8 (16.33%) Computer Vision
5 7 (14.29%) Image Processing
5 7 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 6 (12.24%) Telematics
7 4 (8.16%) Open Source
8 3 (6.12%) Manual Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.12%) UML
8 3 (6.12%) Use Case
8 3 (6.12%) Validation
9 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.08%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.08%) Multithreading
9 2 (4.08%) SDLC
10 1 (2.04%) Functional Programming
10 1 (2.04%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 41 (83.67%) C++
2 39 (79.59%) C
3 19 (38.78%) Embedded C++
4 17 (34.69%) Embedded C
5 13 (26.53%) Python
6 11 (22.45%) Java
7 6 (12.24%) ANSI C
8 5 (10.20%) C#
8 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
9 3 (6.12%) Ada
9 3 (6.12%) MATLAB
10 2 (4.08%) Scala
11 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.04%) Haskell
11 1 (2.04%) ML
11 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (48.98%) Degree
2 7 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (10.20%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.04%) NVIDIA