The median annual salary for an Embedded Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 841 890 947
Rank change year-on-year +49 +57  
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Developer 42 33 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.034% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.035% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 41 33 26
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £50,000 £45,000
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 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
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 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Embedded Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded Software Developer in the UK

Embedded Software Developer
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 Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +60 41 £40,000 - 6
South East +65 22 £47,500 -5.00%
Northampton +17 9 £30,000 -11.11%
West Midlands +16 9 £30,000 -11.11%
Northamptonshire +11 9 £30,000 -11.11%
East Midlands +7 9 £30,000 -40.00%
Coventry -3 9 £30,000 -11.11%
Berkshire - 7 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire +20 5 £45,000 -21.73%
Hampshire +20 5 £47,500 +8.57%
Leicester +12 5 £30,000 -11.11%
Leicestershire -2 5 £30,000 -40.00%
Basingstoke - 5 £47,500 -
Slough - 5 £45,000 -
Oxford - 5 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 5 £49,000 -
Brighton - 5 £49,000 -
East of England - 5 £40,000 - 6
Manchester -20 4 £37,500 -11.76%
North West -44 4 £37,500 -
Bedford - 4 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 -
Newbury - 2 £50,000 -
South West - 1 £47,500 -
City of London - 1 £42,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £47,500 -
Fife - 1 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 5
Swindon - 1 £47,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 50 (87.72%) C++
2 47 (82.46%) C
3 32 (56.14%) Software Engineering
4 29 (50.88%) Linux
5 22 (38.60%) Embedded C
5 22 (38.60%) Embedded C++
6 18 (31.58%) Firmware
7 16 (28.07%) Degree
8 15 (26.32%) HTML
9 14 (24.56%) Java
9 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (24.56%) Embedded Systems
10 13 (22.81%) Python
11 12 (21.05%) Embedded Linux
12 10 (17.54%) ISO 9001
12 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
12 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
12 10 (17.54%) Image Processing
13 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
13 9 (15.79%) Electronics
13 9 (15.79%) Scrum
14 7 (12.28%) Windows
14 7 (12.28%) SDLC
15 6 (10.53%) QA
15 6 (10.53%) Visual Studio
16 5 (8.77%) OO
16 5 (8.77%) SQL
16 5 (8.77%) 3G
16 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
16 5 (8.77%) Manufacturing

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.77%) 3G
2 5 (8.77%) 4G
2 5 (8.77%) LTE
3 4 (7.02%) RS-232
4 3 (5.26%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.51%) RS-485
5 2 (3.51%) ZigBee
6 1 (1.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) MySQL
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 9 (15.79%) Electronics
2 5 (8.77%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.02%) Games
3 4 (7.02%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.32%) HTML
2 4 (7.02%) Web Services
2 4 (7.02%) Yocto
3 2 (3.51%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.51%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (3.51%) iPad
3 2 (3.51%) VHDL
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.88%) Linux
2 12 (21.05%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (12.28%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) Android
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) Software Engineering
2 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.54%) Image Processing
4 9 (15.79%) Scrum
5 7 (12.28%) SDLC
6 5 (8.77%) Computer Vision
6 5 (8.77%) Mathematics
6 5 (8.77%) Multithreaded Programming
6 5 (8.77%) Multithreading
6 5 (8.77%) OO
7 4 (7.02%) API Design
7 4 (7.02%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (7.02%) OOD
7 4 (7.02%) Physics
7 4 (7.02%) Web Application Development
8 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.26%) Validation
9 2 (3.51%) UML
9 2 (3.51%) Video Processing
9 2 (3.51%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 50 (87.72%) C++
2 47 (82.46%) C
3 22 (38.60%) Embedded C
3 22 (38.60%) Embedded C++
4 14 (24.56%) Java
5 13 (22.81%) Python
6 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.77%) SQL
8 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
8 4 (7.02%) Ruby
9 3 (5.26%) C#
10 1 (1.75%) Haskell
10 1 (1.75%) ML
10 1 (1.75%) PHP
10 1 (1.75%) Scala
10 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (7.02%) PhD
4 2 (3.51%) HNC
4 2 (3.51%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) ISO 9001
2 6 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 18 (31.58%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Freescale
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) Xilinx
4 1 (1.75%) OpenLink
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