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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Software Development
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 780 880 908
Rank change year-on-year +100 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 85 70 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.067% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.076% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 83 64 59
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,250 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.62% -11.11%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 76853 92098 96421
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.34% 88.76% 87.11%
Number of salaries quoted 63221 76512 77821
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Embedded Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Embedded Software Development as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Development in the UK

Embedded Software Development
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Embedded Software Development in the UK

Embedded Software Development
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded Software Development in the UK

Embedded Software Development
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 Development within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 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 +124 84 £42,500 +6.25% 17
East of England +34 26 £30,000 -25.00% 5
South East +83 21 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Cambridgeshire +18 20 £30,000 -47.36% 5
Cambridge +15 20 £30,000 -47.36% 2
Berkshire +54 16 £40,000 -36.00% 1
South West +28 15 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Bracknell - 9 £40,000 -
West Midlands +27 6 £42,500 -3.40% 3
Dorset +18 6 £47,500 +5.55%
London +69 5 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Wiltshire +19 5 £50,000 +25.00% 3
North West -21 5 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Maidenhead - 5 £47,500 - 1
Manchester - 5 £37,500 - 1
Norfolk - 5 £55,000 -
East Midlands +8 4 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Chippenham - 4 £45,250 - 1
Bristol - 4 £46,250 - 1
Bournemouth - 4 £43,750 -
Derbyshire - 3 £35,000 -
Derby - 3 £35,000 -
Coventry - 3 £47,500 -
Malvern - 3 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +20 2 £50,000 +11.11%
West Yorkshire +18 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Poole -4 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Edgware - 2 £45,000 -
Diss - 2 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Embedded Software Development.

1 114 (72.15%) C++
2 107 (67.72%) C
3 101 (63.92%) Software Engineering
4 68 (43.04%) Degree
5 51 (32.28%) Computer Science
6 48 (30.38%) Firmware
7 41 (25.95%) Linux
8 40 (25.32%) Electronics
9 39 (24.68%) Bluetooth
9 39 (24.68%) Wireless
10 36 (22.78%) Embedded C++
11 34 (21.52%) Embedded Systems
12 33 (20.89%) Python
13 31 (19.62%) C#
14 29 (18.35%) TCP/IP
14 29 (18.35%) Embedded C
15 25 (15.82%) Manufacturing
16 23 (14.56%) RS-232
17 22 (13.92%) Ethernet
17 22 (13.92%) Java
18 21 (13.29%) Mathematics
19 20 (12.66%) Wi-Fi
19 20 (12.66%) Embedded Linux
20 18 (11.39%) EMC
21 17 (10.76%) Perl
21 17 (10.76%) Windows
22 16 (10.13%) OO
23 15 (9.49%) MFC
23 15 (9.49%) RS-485
24 14 (8.86%) SQL

Embedded Software Development
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 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.63%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (5.70%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 39 (24.68%) Bluetooth
1 39 (24.68%) Wireless
2 29 (18.35%) TCP/IP
3 23 (14.56%) RS-232
4 22 (13.92%) Ethernet
5 20 (12.66%) Wi-Fi
6 15 (9.49%) RS-485
7 11 (6.96%) GSM
8 9 (5.70%) GPRS
9 7 (4.43%) HTTP
9 7 (4.43%) LTE
10 6 (3.80%) DVB
10 6 (3.80%) Internet
11 2 (1.27%) 3G
11 2 (1.27%) IPv6
11 2 (1.27%) ZigBee
12 1 (0.63%) MQTT
12 1 (0.63%) Radio Access Network
12 1 (0.63%) RANAP
12 1 (0.63%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.63%) MySQL
1 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (3.16%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.53%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.90%) Subversion
4 2 (1.27%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.63%) JIRA
5 1 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
General
1 40 (25.32%) Electronics
2 25 (15.82%) Manufacturing
3 13 (8.23%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.33%) Automotive
5 6 (3.80%) Games
6 5 (3.16%) Avionics
7 4 (2.53%) Legal
8 3 (1.90%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.63%) Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Finance
9 1 (0.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 89 (56.33%) Software Engineer
2 69 (43.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 66 (41.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 31 (19.62%) Senior Software Engineer
5 23 (14.56%) Firmware Engineer
6 19 (12.03%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 16 (10.13%) Developer
8 15 (9.49%) Graduate
9 14 (8.86%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 13 (8.23%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 13 (8.23%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
10 13 (8.23%) Linux Engineer
11 12 (7.59%) Embedded Developer
11 12 (7.59%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
12 11 (6.96%) Design Engineer
12 11 (6.96%) Electronics Engineer
13 10 (6.33%) C++ Developer
14 9 (5.70%) C++ Software Engineer
14 9 (5.70%) Hardware Engineer
14 9 (5.70%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.49%) MFC
2 13 (8.23%) POSIX
3 12 (7.59%) HTML
4 11 (6.96%) Qt
5 10 (6.33%) .NET
6 8 (5.06%) LLVM
7 7 (4.43%) HTML5
8 6 (3.80%) Qt Quick
9 4 (2.53%) Web Services
10 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.27%) JSON
10 2 (1.27%) OpenGL
10 2 (1.27%) STL
11 1 (0.63%) 802.1X
11 1 (0.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 1 (0.63%) Django
11 1 (0.63%) REST
11 1 (0.63%) WCF
11 1 (0.63%) WPF
11 1 (0.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (32.28%) Computer Science
2 34 (21.52%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (7.59%) Device Driver
4 11 (6.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 11 (6.96%) Home Automation
5 6 (3.80%) ASIC
5 6 (3.80%) SystemC
5 6 (3.80%) Verilog
6 3 (1.90%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.27%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.63%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.63%) Infotainment
8 1 (0.63%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 41 (25.95%) Linux
2 20 (12.66%) Embedded Linux
3 17 (10.76%) Windows
4 11 (6.96%) Unix
5 6 (3.80%) Android
6 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (63.92%) Software Engineering
2 21 (13.29%) Mathematics
3 16 (10.13%) OO
4 13 (8.23%) Computer Architecture
5 12 (7.59%) SDLC
6 11 (6.96%) OOP
7 10 (6.33%) Integration Testing
7 10 (6.33%) Software Architecture
8 9 (5.70%) Open Source
8 9 (5.70%) Validation
9 8 (5.06%) Project Management
10 7 (4.43%) Device Driver Development
10 7 (4.43%) Multithreading
11 6 (3.80%) Defect Tracking
11 6 (3.80%) Digital Signal Processing
11 6 (3.80%) FPGA Design
11 6 (3.80%) Machine Learning
11 6 (3.80%) Mobile Development
11 6 (3.80%) Schematic Capture
11 6 (3.80%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 114 (72.15%) C++
2 107 (67.72%) C
3 36 (22.78%) Embedded C++
4 33 (20.89%) Python
5 31 (19.62%) C#
6 29 (18.35%) Embedded C
7 22 (13.92%) Java
8 17 (10.76%) Perl
9 14 (8.86%) SQL
10 7 (4.43%) MATLAB
11 4 (2.53%) Ruby
12 3 (1.90%) Tcl
13 2 (1.27%) PHP
14 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 68 (43.04%) Degree
2 6 (3.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.70%) QA
2 6 (3.80%) DO-178B
3 5 (3.16%) ISO13485
4 1 (0.63%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (30.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (11.39%) EMC
2 10 (6.33%) Freescale
3 9 (5.70%) NEC
4 4 (2.53%) Green Hills
5 2 (1.27%) Altera
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Futures
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-60,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Melksham, Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
TRG
Salary: 40000-60000 Per Annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Melksham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
St. Asaph, Clwyd
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 21 days ago
Chippenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Livingston
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Motherwell, Lanarkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 23 days ago