Embedded Software Development Jobs

Embedded Software Development
UK

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Embedded Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Software Development over the 6 months to 25 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
25 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 692 953 958
Rank change year-on-year +261 +5 -207
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 128 70 171
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.063% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.066% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 100 19 55
10th Percentile £38,750 - £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% +25.00% -13.04%
75th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £70,500 £63,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% +12.50% -13.04%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

Embedded Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 68,926 105,830 132,995
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 88.75% 95.54% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 51,154 63,991 81,751
10th Percentile £29,500 £34,500 £32,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,750 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +6.80% +7.29%

Embedded Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Embedded Software Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Development in the UK

Embedded Software Development
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Embedded Software Development.

Salary trend for Embedded Software Development in the UK

Embedded Software Development
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Embedded Software Development over the 6 months to 25 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Embedded Software Development in the UK

Embedded Software Development
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development within the UK over the 6 months to 25 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +267 124 £62,500 +38.89% 47
UK excluding London +153 123 £60,000 +33.33% 56
Work from Home +174 37 £52,500 -12.50% 27
West Midlands +81 35 £65,000 - 3
Midlands +63 35 £65,000 - 4
North of England - 31 £50,000 - 7
East of England +67 21 £58,750 -16.07% 8
North West - 20 £52,500 - 4
South East +62 16 £71,250 +58.33% 19
South West +31 16 £47,500 -26.92% 8
Yorkshire - 11 £42,500 - 2
London +187 5 £82,500 +37.50% 2
Wales +5 4 - - 7

Embedded Software Development
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 11 (8.59%) Simulink
2 6 (4.69%) CANalyzer
3 3 (2.34%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.91%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.94%) Internet
2 13 (10.16%) Wireless
3 12 (9.38%) Ethernet
4 9 (7.03%) Bluetooth
5 7 (5.47%) J1939
5 7 (5.47%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (3.13%) GSM
7 4 (3.13%) Profibus
7 4 (3.13%) RS-232
8 2 (1.56%) Modbus
8 2 (1.56%) RS-485
9 1 (0.78%) Software-Defined Radio
9 1 (0.78%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 14 (10.94%) Git
2 6 (4.69%) CANoe
3 3 (2.34%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.34%) JIRA
3 3 (2.34%) Plastic SCM
3 3 (2.34%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (1.56%) GCC
4 2 (1.56%) Subversion
4 2 (1.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
General
1 60 (46.88%) Electronics
2 41 (32.03%) Automotive
3 37 (28.91%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (17.19%) Social Skills
5 18 (14.06%) Multimedia
6 17 (13.28%) Manufacturing
7 10 (7.81%) Finance
8 8 (6.25%) Documentation Skills
9 7 (5.47%) Marketing
10 4 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (3.13%) Retail
10 4 (3.13%) Tech for Good
11 3 (2.34%) Public Sector
11 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
12 2 (1.56%) Games
12 2 (1.56%) Law
12 2 (1.56%) Military
13 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.78%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 73 (57.03%) Software Engineer
2 50 (39.06%) Embedded Engineer
3 47 (36.72%) Senior
4 29 (22.66%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 29 (22.66%) Senior Embedded Engineer
5 16 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
6 15 (11.72%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 15 (11.72%) Lead
6 15 (11.72%) Linux Engineer
6 15 (11.72%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 12 (9.38%) Graphics Engineer
8 11 (8.59%) Lead Software Engineer
8 11 (8.59%) Performance Engineer
9 8 (6.25%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) Junior
10 5 (3.91%) Junior Embedded Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) Junior Software Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
11 4 (3.13%) Embedded Developer
11 4 (3.13%) Telematics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.06%) OpenGL
1 18 (14.06%) OpenGL ES
1 18 (14.06%) Vulkan
2 16 (12.50%) Yocto
3 13 (10.16%) Direct3D
4 7 (5.47%) Middleware
5 5 (3.91%) DirectX
6 4 (3.13%) Qt
7 2 (1.56%) Skia Graphics Library
7 2 (1.56%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 42 (32.81%) IoT
2 21 (16.41%) Embedded Systems
3 18 (14.06%) Smartphone
4 16 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
5 13 (10.16%) Mali
6 11 (8.59%) Algorithms
7 9 (7.03%) Device Driver
8 5 (3.91%) Infotainment
8 5 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (3.13%) CAN bus
9 4 (3.13%) CCTV
10 3 (2.34%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.78%) ASIC
11 1 (0.78%) Distributed Systems
11 1 (0.78%) FPGA
11 1 (0.78%) Verilog
11 1 (0.78%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 57 (44.53%) Linux
2 25 (19.53%) Embedded Linux
3 20 (15.63%) Android
4 9 (7.03%) FreeRTOS
5 5 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.13%) VxWorks
6 4 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (81.25%) Software Engineering
2 57 (44.53%) Problem-Solving
3 43 (33.59%) Computer Science
4 30 (23.44%) Agile
5 19 (14.84%) Machine Learning
6 18 (14.06%) Performance Analysis
7 17 (13.28%) Prototyping
8 14 (10.94%) Configuration Management
8 14 (10.94%) Open Source
9 13 (10.16%) Benchmarking
9 13 (10.16%) Computer Architecture
9 13 (10.16%) Process Improvement
9 13 (10.16%) Software Optimisation
10 12 (9.38%) DevOps
10 12 (9.38%) Mathematics
11 10 (7.81%) Product Requirements
11 10 (7.81%) Software Architecture
12 9 (7.03%) Multithreading
12 9 (7.03%) UML
13 8 (6.25%) CI/CD
Programming Languages
1 113 (88.28%) C
2 42 (32.81%) C++
3 37 (28.91%) Python
4 28 (21.88%) Java
5 14 (10.94%) Rust
6 13 (10.16%) Embedded C
7 11 (8.59%) MATLAB
8 8 (6.25%) C#
9 6 (4.69%) Ada
10 3 (2.34%) Perl
10 3 (2.34%) R
11 2 (1.56%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.56%) Lua
12 1 (0.78%) Bash
Qualifications
1 61 (47.66%) Degree
2 16 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 16 (12.50%) Master's Degree
3 13 (10.16%) PhD
4 7 (5.47%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (3.13%) HND
7 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.16%) ISO 26262
2 10 (7.81%) Automotive SPICE
2 10 (7.81%) AUTOSAR
3 7 (5.47%) QA
4 5 (3.91%) ISO 13485
4 5 (3.91%) MISRA
5 4 (3.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (2.34%) Def Stans
6 3 (2.34%) DO-178B
7 2 (1.56%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.78%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (26.56%) Firmware
2 7 (5.47%) Embedded Firmware
3 1 (0.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.91%) Functional Safety
2 1 (0.78%) Ansible
2 1 (0.78%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.78%) Podman
Vendors
1 6 (4.69%) IBM
2 5 (3.91%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.13%) QNX
4 3 (2.34%) Lauterbach
4 3 (2.34%) SAP
5 1 (0.78%) EMC
5 1 (0.78%) Microsoft