Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Software Development
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 982 1019 1165
Rank change year-on-year +37 +146 -1
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 211 160 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.093% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.10% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 165 155 106
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £34,250 £29,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £58,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -11.11%

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.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 161,014 154,894 182,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.83% 90.44% 89.97%
Number of salaries quoted 130,470 127,500 151,953
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

Embedded Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Embedded Software Development in the UK

Embedded Software Development
Top 14 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 23 April 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 +2 194 £45,000 +1.12% 54
UK excluding London +11 188 £45,000 +5.88% 57
South East +13 60 £42,500 -5.56% 19
East of England +5 57 £52,500 +16.67% 18
South West -14 28 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Midlands -5 27 £45,000 +12.50% 4
West Midlands +5 20 £42,500 +6.25% 2
London -6 18 £45,000 - 3
East Midlands +3 7 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Scotland -22 7 £43,250 +60.19% 2
Wales - 5 £38,500 - 4
North of England -31 4 £48,750 +30.00% 8
North West -15 3 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Yorkshire +9 1 £52,500 +23.53% 2

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Embedded Software Development.

1 153 (72.51%) C
2 148 (70.14%) C++
3 133 (63.03%) Software Engineering
4 106 (50.24%) Linux
5 75 (35.55%) Degree
6 58 (27.49%) Embedded C
7 52 (24.64%) Embedded Linux
8 51 (24.17%) Electronics
9 39 (18.48%) Embedded C++
10 37 (17.54%) Embedded Systems
11 33 (15.64%) Computer Science
12 32 (15.17%) C#
13 31 (14.69%) Signal Processing
14 28 (13.27%) Windows
15 23 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (10.90%) Image Processing
16 22 (10.43%) Android
16 22 (10.43%) Digital Signal Processing
16 22 (10.43%) Wireless
16 22 (10.43%) Automotive
16 22 (10.43%) Python
17 21 (9.95%) Ethernet
18 20 (9.48%) SDLC
18 20 (9.48%) Qt
18 20 (9.48%) Mathematics
19 19 (9.00%) Validation
19 19 (9.00%) Device Driver
19 19 (9.00%) Firmware
20 16 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
20 16 (7.58%) Integration Testing

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 2 (0.95%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.95%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.43%) Wireless
2 21 (9.95%) Ethernet
3 15 (7.11%) DVB
4 14 (6.64%) TCP/IP
5 12 (5.69%) Bluetooth
6 11 (5.21%) FlexRay
7 4 (1.90%) 802.11
7 4 (1.90%) RS-232
8 2 (0.95%) 3G
8 2 (0.95%) 4G
8 2 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.47%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.47%) 5G
9 1 (0.47%) GSM
9 1 (0.47%) HbbTV
9 1 (0.47%) LAN
9 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.42%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (7.11%) CANoe
2 10 (4.74%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.79%) Subversion
4 7 (3.32%) JIRA
5 5 (2.37%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.90%) CodeWarrior
7 2 (0.95%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.95%) GNU Toolchain
7 2 (0.95%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.47%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.47%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
General
1 51 (24.17%) Electronics
2 22 (10.43%) Automotive
3 12 (5.69%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.74%) Manufacturing
4 10 (4.74%) Marketing
5 8 (3.79%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.90%) Banking
7 3 (1.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 126 (59.72%) Software Engineer
2 110 (52.13%) Embedded Engineer
3 88 (41.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 47 (22.27%) C++ Software Engineer
5 31 (14.69%) Development Engineer
6 30 (14.22%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 28 (13.27%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 21 (9.95%) Developer
9 20 (9.48%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 20 (9.48%) Linux Engineer
10 19 (9.00%) Software Developer
11 18 (8.53%) Software Development Engineer
12 17 (8.06%) C Software Engineer
12 17 (8.06%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 16 (7.58%) C++ Developer
13 16 (7.58%) Electronics Engineer
14 15 (7.11%) C Developer
14 15 (7.11%) C/C++ Developer
14 15 (7.11%) C/C++ Software Developer
14 15 (7.11%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.48%) Qt
2 16 (7.58%) .NET
3 9 (4.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 9 (4.27%) OpenCV
3 9 (4.27%) STL
4 7 (3.32%) WPF
5 6 (2.84%) OpenCL
5 6 (2.84%) TensorFlow
5 6 (2.84%) WinForms
6 5 (2.37%) 802.1X
6 5 (2.37%) OpenGL
7 4 (1.90%) D-Bus
7 4 (1.90%) GStreamer
7 4 (1.90%) HEVC
8 2 (0.95%) HTML
8 2 (0.95%) QML
8 2 (0.95%) Web Services
9 1 (0.47%) CSS
9 1 (0.47%) DirectX
9 1 (0.47%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.54%) Embedded Systems
2 33 (15.64%) Computer Science
3 19 (9.00%) Device Driver
4 14 (6.64%) Algorithms
5 10 (4.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 9 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (4.27%) Digital TV
6 9 (4.27%) IPTV
7 6 (2.84%) CUDA
8 5 (2.37%) Infotainment
9 4 (1.90%) BBC
9 4 (1.90%) Media Streaming
9 4 (1.90%) MPEG
9 4 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.90%) STB
9 4 (1.90%) VHDL
10 3 (1.42%) State Machine
10 3 (1.42%) User Experience
11 2 (0.95%) Interactive TV
11 2 (0.95%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 106 (50.24%) Linux
2 52 (24.64%) Embedded Linux
3 28 (13.27%) Windows
4 22 (10.43%) Android
5 12 (5.69%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 6 (2.84%) FreeRTOS
7 3 (1.42%) Unix
8 2 (0.95%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (63.03%) Software Engineering
2 31 (14.69%) Signal Processing
3 23 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (10.90%) Image Processing
4 22 (10.43%) Digital Signal Processing
5 20 (9.48%) Mathematics
5 20 (9.48%) SDLC
6 19 (9.00%) Validation
7 16 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (7.58%) Integration Testing
8 14 (6.64%) OO
9 13 (6.16%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (5.69%) OOD
11 10 (4.74%) Unit Testing
12 9 (4.27%) Deep Learning
13 8 (3.79%) Schematic Capture
14 7 (3.32%) Machine Learning
14 7 (3.32%) Open Source
14 7 (3.32%) Test Automation
15 6 (2.84%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 153 (72.51%) C
2 148 (70.14%) C++
3 58 (27.49%) Embedded C
4 39 (18.48%) Embedded C++
5 32 (15.17%) C#
6 22 (10.43%) Python
7 14 (6.64%) Java
8 11 (5.21%) MATLAB
9 9 (4.27%) SQL
10 7 (3.32%) JavaScript
11 6 (2.84%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.37%) Ada
12 5 (2.37%) Perl
13 4 (1.90%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.95%) AWK
Qualifications
1 75 (35.55%) Degree
2 10 (4.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.42%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (1.42%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.90%) IEC 61508
2 3 (1.42%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.95%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.95%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.47%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.47%) MISRA
4 1 (0.47%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 19 (9.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (7.11%) Dell
1 15 (7.11%) HP
2 6 (2.84%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.37%) Apple
3 5 (2.37%) EMC
4 4 (1.90%) Altera
4 4 (1.90%) Arqiva
4 4 (1.90%) Broadcom
4 4 (1.90%) BT
4 4 (1.90%) CA
5 2 (0.95%) Intel
5 2 (0.95%) Renesas
6 1 (0.47%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.47%) Facebook
6 1 (0.47%) Freescale
6 1 (0.47%) Google
6 1 (0.47%) Wind River