Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Software Development
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1015 1123 1159
Rank change year-on-year +108 +36 +29
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 173 148 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.073% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.082% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 167 153 121
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £30,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 160109 179919 194848
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.89% 87.86%
Number of salaries quoted 128522 149744 158446
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 22 July 2017.

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 22 July 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 +144 169 £45,000 +12.50% 25
UK excluding London +112 161 £45,000 +12.50% 27
East of England +57 57 £50,000 +66.67% 12
South East +74 33 £45,000 +28.57% 4
South West +31 28 £45,000 - 4
Midlands +32 26 £42,500 +21.43% 3
West Midlands +25 18 £42,500 +21.43% 3
North of England -18 13 £45,000 +28.57% 1
London +48 12 £67,500 +145.45% 1
North West -26 9 £40,000 +14.29% 1
East Midlands +1 8 £41,250 +17.86%
Yorkshire +27 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Wales +5 2 £38,155 +9.01% 1
Scotland -5 2 £34,750 -20.57% 2

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 132 (76.30%) C
2 109 (63.01%) C++
3 96 (55.49%) Software Engineering
4 61 (35.26%) Degree
5 59 (34.10%) Wireless
6 54 (31.21%) Embedded C
6 54 (31.21%) Bluetooth
7 52 (30.06%) Firmware
8 43 (24.86%) Electronics
9 42 (24.28%) Wi-Fi
10 36 (20.81%) Python
11 33 (19.08%) Linux
11 33 (19.08%) C#
11 33 (19.08%) Computer Science
12 31 (17.92%) Embedded Systems
13 28 (16.18%) Embedded C++
14 27 (15.61%) TCP/IP
15 25 (14.45%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (12.72%) EMC
17 20 (11.56%) Ethernet
17 20 (11.56%) Mathematics
18 19 (10.98%) Windows
18 19 (10.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 19 (10.98%) Manufacturing
19 18 (10.40%) POSIX
19 18 (10.40%) Java
19 18 (10.40%) Signal Processing
19 18 (10.40%) Mentoring
19 18 (10.40%) RS-232
20 17 (9.83%) 802.1X

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 3 (1.73%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.58%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (5.20%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 59 (34.10%) Wireless
2 54 (31.21%) Bluetooth
3 42 (24.28%) Wi-Fi
4 27 (15.61%) TCP/IP
5 20 (11.56%) Ethernet
6 18 (10.40%) RS-232
7 16 (9.25%) 802.11
8 14 (8.09%) GSM
9 11 (6.36%) RS-485
10 9 (5.20%) GPRS
11 8 (4.62%) HTTP
12 7 (4.05%) ZigBee
13 6 (3.47%) DVB
13 6 (3.47%) Internet
13 6 (3.47%) LTE
14 5 (2.89%) 3G
14 5 (2.89%) IPv6
15 4 (2.31%) Profibus
16 2 (1.16%) 2G
17 1 (0.58%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.58%) MySQL
1 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (4.05%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.89%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.73%) Subversion
4 2 (1.16%) JIRA
4 2 (1.16%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.58%) Qt Creator
5 1 (0.58%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.58%) Zephyr
General
1 43 (24.86%) Electronics
2 19 (10.98%) Manufacturing
3 13 (7.51%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.47%) Games
5 4 (2.31%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.31%) Automotive
5 4 (2.31%) Legal
6 2 (1.16%) Finance
7 1 (0.58%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 96 (55.49%) Embedded Engineer
2 86 (49.71%) Software Engineer
3 72 (41.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 26 (15.03%) Firmware Engineer
5 23 (13.29%) Senior Software Engineer
6 21 (12.14%) Embedded C Engineer
7 16 (9.25%) Audio DSP Engineer
7 16 (9.25%) Audio Engineer
7 16 (9.25%) DSP Engineer
8 15 (8.67%) C++ Software Engineer
8 15 (8.67%) Design Engineer
8 15 (8.67%) Wireless Engineer
9 13 (7.51%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 13 (7.51%) Graduate
9 13 (7.51%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 12 (6.94%) Electronics Engineer
10 12 (6.94%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 12 (6.94%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
10 12 (6.94%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 12 (6.94%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.40%) POSIX
2 17 (9.83%) 802.1X
3 13 (7.51%) Qt
4 12 (6.94%) MFC
5 10 (5.78%) HTML
6 8 (4.62%) STL
7 7 (4.05%) .NET
7 7 (4.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 5 (2.89%) Web Services
9 4 (2.31%) QML
10 3 (1.73%) .NET Compact Framework
10 3 (1.73%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.73%) HTML5
10 3 (1.73%) OpenGL
11 2 (1.16%) JSON
11 2 (1.16%) Qt Quick
11 2 (1.16%) XML
12 1 (0.58%) REST
12 1 (0.58%) WCF
12 1 (0.58%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.08%) Computer Science
2 31 (17.92%) Embedded Systems
3 25 (14.45%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (10.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 11 (6.36%) Home Automation
6 10 (5.78%) Device Driver
7 6 (3.47%) ASIC
7 6 (3.47%) SystemC
7 6 (3.47%) Verilog
8 5 (2.89%) Internet of Things
9 4 (2.31%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.73%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (1.73%) Smartcard
10 3 (1.73%) VHDL
11 2 (1.16%) Smart City
12 1 (0.58%) CAN bus
12 1 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.58%) Over-the-Top Content
12 1 (0.58%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.08%) Linux
2 19 (10.98%) Windows
3 13 (7.51%) Embedded Linux
4 10 (5.78%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 7 (4.05%) Android
6 4 (2.31%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.16%) Unix
8 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (55.49%) Software Engineering
2 20 (11.56%) Mathematics
3 18 (10.40%) Mentoring
3 18 (10.40%) Signal Processing
4 16 (9.25%) OOD
4 16 (9.25%) Scenario Testing
5 15 (8.67%) Software Architecture
5 15 (8.67%) Test Automation
6 14 (8.09%) Configuration Management
7 12 (6.94%) Computer Architecture
7 12 (6.94%) Digital Signal Processing
7 12 (6.94%) OO
8 10 (5.78%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (5.78%) Multithreading
8 10 (5.78%) OOP
8 10 (5.78%) Validation
9 9 (5.20%) Device Driver Development
9 9 (5.20%) FPGA Design
9 9 (5.20%) Schematic Capture
10 8 (4.62%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 132 (76.30%) C
2 109 (63.01%) C++
3 54 (31.21%) Embedded C
4 36 (20.81%) Python
5 33 (19.08%) C#
6 28 (16.18%) Embedded C++
7 18 (10.40%) Java
8 12 (6.94%) Perl
9 11 (6.36%) MATLAB
10 4 (2.31%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.31%) Pascal
10 4 (2.31%) Ruby
10 4 (2.31%) SQL
11 1 (0.58%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 61 (35.26%) Degree
2 16 (9.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.31%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.58%) HNC
4 1 (0.58%) HND
4 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.89%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.58%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.58%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.58%) MISRA
System Software
1 52 (30.06%) Firmware
Vendors
1 22 (12.72%) EMC
2 9 (5.20%) NEC
3 5 (2.89%) Freescale
4 3 (1.73%) Altera
5 1 (0.58%) Green Hills
Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £60K
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Torquay
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + range of benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Asaph, Clwyd
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Weymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Ross-On-Wye
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent dep. on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 25 days ago
Ross-On-Wye
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Rolls-Royce
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 to £50,000 + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k DoE + top bens
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Technical Futures
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Performance Related Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago