The median annual salary for a Embedded Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Software Engineer
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 719 728
Rank change year-on-year +138 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 276 233 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 222 212 217
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Embedded Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Engineer in the UK

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Embedded Software Engineer in the UK

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded Software Engineer in the UK

Embedded Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 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 +117 261 £40,000 - 46
East of England +62 67 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Cambridgeshire +62 61 £45,000 - 13
Yorkshire +76 59 £40,000 -1.84% 7
Cambridge +45 50 £45,000 - 11
South East +24 47 £45,000 +2.27% 7
South Yorkshire +36 31 £40,000 - 3
West Yorkshire +26 21 £37,000 -10.84% 2
London +50 20 £50,000 +33.33% 1
South West +33 20 £37,500 -6.25% 9
West Midlands +35 17 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Hampshire +20 16 £55,000 +37.50% 3
North West -4 16 £43,500 +4.81% 3
Manchester -12 15 £41,750 - 2
Scotland +21 14 £50,000 +39.86% 2
East Midlands -1 12 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Wakefield +10 10 £38,500 -7.22%
East Sussex -11 10 £50,000 +11.11%
Oldham - 10 - - 1
Surrey +57 9 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Berkshire +41 9 £40,000 +3.89% 2
Redhill - 8 £42,500 -
Bracknell - 8 £40,000 - 1
Barnsley +1 7 £40,000 - 1
Southampton +19 6 £44,250 -14.90% 2
Doncaster - 6 £40,000 - 1
Sheffield - 6 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire +3 5 £55,000 +37.50%
Derby +2 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Derbyshire +1 5 £40,000 +14.28% 1

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Embedded Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 528 (99.81%) Software Engineering
2 447 (84.50%) C
3 413 (78.07%) C++
4 275 (51.98%) Embedded C
5 236 (44.61%) Linux
6 195 (36.86%) Electronics
7 192 (36.29%) Embedded C++
8 148 (27.98%) Degree
9 141 (26.65%) Firmware
10 132 (24.95%) Python
11 120 (22.68%) Wireless
12 113 (21.36%) TCP/IP
13 109 (20.60%) Windows
14 103 (19.47%) Ethernet
14 103 (19.47%) Bluetooth
15 94 (17.77%) Embedded Systems
16 78 (14.74%) Computer Science
17 73 (13.80%) Embedded Linux
18 71 (13.42%) Java
19 69 (13.04%) C#
20 68 (12.85%) Android
21 67 (12.67%) RS-232
22 63 (11.91%) RS-485
22 63 (11.91%) Git (software)
23 60 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
24 59 (11.15%) Embedded Software Development
25 56 (10.59%) SDLC
25 56 (10.59%) OO
26 55 (10.40%) Automotive
27 52 (9.83%) ZigBee

Embedded Software Engineer 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:

Applications
1 15 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.70%) Simulink
3 6 (1.13%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 9 (1.70%) Infor M3
2 3 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.19%) GitHub
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (22.68%) Wireless
2 113 (21.36%) TCP/IP
3 103 (19.47%) Bluetooth
3 103 (19.47%) Ethernet
4 67 (12.67%) RS-232
5 63 (11.91%) RS-485
6 52 (9.83%) ZigBee
7 44 (8.32%) Wi-Fi
8 29 (5.48%) GPRS
9 24 (4.54%) GSM
9 24 (4.54%) Internet
10 21 (3.97%) RS-422
11 15 (2.84%) 802.11
12 12 (2.27%) IPv6
12 12 (2.27%) Network Security
13 10 (1.89%) InfiniBand
14 7 (1.32%) SNMP
15 6 (1.13%) Modbus
16 5 (0.95%) DHCP
16 5 (0.95%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.27%) MySQL
2 3 (0.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 63 (11.91%) Git (software)
2 39 (7.37%) Visual Studio
3 38 (7.18%) Subversion
4 25 (4.73%) JIRA
5 22 (4.16%) Eclipse
6 19 (3.59%) Android Studio
7 5 (0.95%) CANoe
7 5 (0.95%) VectorCAST
8 4 (0.76%) Mercurial
8 4 (0.76%) PVCS
9 3 (0.57%) LabVIEW
9 3 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.57%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.19%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.19%) Redmine
11 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.19%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 195 (36.86%) Electronics
2 55 (10.40%) Automotive
3 48 (9.07%) Manufacturing
4 29 (5.48%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.40%) Aerospace
6 5 (0.95%) Finance
7 4 (0.76%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.57%) Marketing
9 2 (0.38%) Games
9 2 (0.38%) Military
10 1 (0.19%) Banking
10 1 (0.19%) French Language
10 1 (0.19%) German Language
10 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.19%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (9.26%) HTML
2 37 (6.99%) Qt
3 27 (5.10%) .NET
4 18 (3.40%) 802.1X
5 17 (3.21%) MFC
6 15 (2.84%) XML
7 11 (2.08%) POSIX
8 8 (1.51%) Middleware
8 8 (1.51%) Yocto
9 7 (1.32%) HTML5
10 6 (1.13%) Web Services
11 4 (0.76%) wxWidgets
12 3 (0.57%) HTML5 Canvas
12 3 (0.57%) Qt Quick
13 2 (0.38%) JSON
13 2 (0.38%) Node.js
13 2 (0.38%) REST
13 2 (0.38%) SOAP
14 1 (0.19%) CORBA
14 1 (0.19%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 94 (17.77%) Embedded Systems
2 78 (14.74%) Computer Science
3 49 (9.26%) Device Driver
4 36 (6.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 32 (6.05%) Home Automation
6 26 (4.91%) Algorithms
6 26 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (4.35%) CAN bus
8 13 (2.46%) Linux Command Line
9 11 (2.08%) Internet of Things
10 6 (1.13%) Contactless
11 5 (0.95%) CPLD
11 5 (0.95%) Smartcard
12 4 (0.76%) CUDA
12 4 (0.76%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.76%) Robotics
12 4 (0.76%) Smart Home
12 4 (0.76%) VHDL
13 3 (0.57%) Life Science
13 3 (0.57%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 236 (44.61%) Linux
2 109 (20.60%) Windows
3 73 (13.80%) Embedded Linux
4 68 (12.85%) Android
5 34 (6.43%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 15 (2.84%) VxWorks
7 12 (2.27%) Mac OS
8 11 (2.08%) Unix
9 10 (1.89%) ThreadX
10 5 (0.95%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.57%) Nucleus RTOS
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.19%) MeeGo
12 1 (0.19%) Tizen
12 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 528 (99.81%) Software Engineering
2 60 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (11.15%) Embedded Software Development
4 56 (10.59%) OO
4 56 (10.59%) SDLC
5 52 (9.83%) Mathematics
6 47 (8.88%) UML
7 46 (8.70%) Validation
8 32 (6.05%) Multithreading
9 27 (5.10%) Cybersecurity
10 24 (4.54%) Computer Architecture
11 22 (4.16%) Configuration Management
12 21 (3.97%) Device Driver Development
12 21 (3.97%) Feasibility Study
13 20 (3.78%) Android Development
13 20 (3.78%) Cross-Platform Development
13 20 (3.78%) Multithreaded Programming
14 18 (3.40%) Software Architecture
14 18 (3.40%) Waterfall
15 17 (3.21%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 447 (84.50%) C
2 413 (78.07%) C++
3 275 (51.98%) Embedded C
4 192 (36.29%) Embedded C++
5 132 (24.95%) Python
6 71 (13.42%) Java
7 69 (13.04%) C#
8 47 (8.88%) Perl
9 30 (5.67%) JavaScript
10 25 (4.73%) SQL
11 24 (4.54%) Bash Shell
11 24 (4.54%) MATLAB
12 22 (4.16%) ANSI C
13 19 (3.59%) Assembly Language
14 18 (3.40%) PHP
15 14 (2.65%) Ruby
16 13 (2.46%) VB
17 12 (2.27%) Groovy
18 11 (2.08%) VB6
19 5 (0.95%) Lua
Qualifications
1 148 (27.98%) Degree
2 29 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.46%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.13%) HND
6 3 (0.57%) PhD
7 2 (0.38%) HNC
8 1 (0.19%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.43%) MISRA
2 21 (3.97%) JTAG
3 11 (2.08%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.70%) QA
5 5 (0.95%) MISRA C
6 4 (0.76%) DO-178B
7 3 (0.57%) IEC 61508
8 2 (0.38%) ISO26262
9 1 (0.19%) Def Stans
System Software
1 141 (26.65%) Firmware
2 6 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 23 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 19 (3.59%) Atmel
3 17 (3.21%) Freescale
4 11 (2.08%) Intel
5 10 (1.89%) EMC
5 10 (1.89%) Green Hills
6 8 (1.51%) NEC
6 8 (1.51%) QNX
6 8 (1.51%) Renesas
7 5 (0.95%) Dell
7 5 (0.95%) HP
8 4 (0.76%) Fujitsu
8 4 (0.76%) Lauterbach
8 4 (0.76%) MKS
8 4 (0.76%) Rockwell
8 4 (0.76%) Xilinx
9 3 (0.57%) SAP
10 1 (0.19%) Apple
10 1 (0.19%) IBM
10 1 (0.19%) Motorola
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Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chadderton, Lancashire
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Posted: 7 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
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Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum + excellent benefits & training
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton-in-ashfield, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Penryn, Cornwall
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + help with relocation + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
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Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Flexible Working
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Bath, Avon
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Generous salary + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: Attractive
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: Attractive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Westerham, Kent
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Pension + Stock + More
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: 45,000-50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Herefordshire
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South Yorkshire
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Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + stock options
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