The median annual salary for an Embedded Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 719 728
Rank change year-on-year +126 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 293 214 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 254 203 209
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
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 £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +107 274 £42,500 +6.25% 33
East of England +35 68 £52,500 +27.27% 13
Cambridge +29 59 £52,500 +50.00% 11
Cambridgeshire +23 59 £52,500 +10.52% 13
South East +33 58 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Yorkshire +42 52 £42,500 -5.55%
South West +23 43 £37,500 -6.25% 4
South Yorkshire +19 34 £42,500 -5.55%
London +26 19 £50,000 +13.63% 2
Scotland +16 19 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Barnsley +3 14 £42,500 -5.55%
Glasgow +23 13 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Hampshire +18 13 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Kent +7 12 £37,500 -
Berkshire +19 10 £40,000 -3.03% 1
West Midlands +5 10 £40,000 - 1
East Sussex +1 10 £48,500 +7.77%
Bristol -14 10 £43,750 -2.77% 1
North East +18 9 £35,000 -23.91% 3
East Midlands +10 9 £35,000 - 1
Durham +2 9 £35,000 -23.91% 1
Gloucestershire -2 9 £34,500 -13.75%
Cornwall - 9 £37,500 -
Falmouth - 9 £37,500 -
Penryn - 9 £37,500 -
Southampton +19 8 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Doncaster - 8 £40,000 -
Dorset - 8 £45,000 - 2
West Yorkshire +22 7 £40,000 -
West Sussex +13 7 £42,500 +13.33%

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 557 (99.46%) Software Engineering
2 500 (89.29%) C
3 458 (81.79%) C++
4 289 (51.61%) Embedded C
5 258 (46.07%) Linux
6 215 (38.39%) Embedded C++
7 188 (33.57%) Electronics
8 167 (29.82%) Firmware
9 164 (29.29%) Degree
10 146 (26.07%) Python
11 130 (23.21%) Wireless
12 119 (21.25%) Ethernet
13 113 (20.18%) Embedded Linux
14 103 (18.39%) Computer Science
14 103 (18.39%) Embedded Systems
15 95 (16.96%) TCP/IP
16 90 (16.07%) Windows
17 89 (15.89%) Java
18 85 (15.18%) OO
19 81 (14.46%) Bluetooth
20 76 (13.57%) Agile Software Development
21 71 (12.68%) Embedded Software Development
22 70 (12.50%) Device Driver
23 66 (11.79%) SDLC
23 66 (11.79%) Git (software)
24 62 (11.07%) HTML
25 60 (10.71%) RS-232
26 58 (10.36%) Visual Studio
27 52 (9.29%) JavaScript
27 52 (9.29%) RS-485

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 7 (1.25%) Simulink
2 6 (1.07%) Stateflow
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.79%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.18%) GitHub
1 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 130 (23.21%) Wireless
2 119 (21.25%) Ethernet
3 95 (16.96%) TCP/IP
4 81 (14.46%) Bluetooth
5 60 (10.71%) RS-232
6 52 (9.29%) RS-485
7 40 (7.14%) ZigBee
8 38 (6.79%) Wi-Fi
9 23 (4.11%) GSM
10 22 (3.93%) GPRS
11 20 (3.57%) InfiniBand
12 19 (3.39%) RS-422
13 16 (2.86%) Internet
14 10 (1.79%) Modbus
15 7 (1.25%) Profibus
16 6 (1.07%) HTTP
17 5 (0.89%) 802.11
18 4 (0.71%) SNMP
19 3 (0.54%) 3G
19 3 (0.54%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.96%) MySQL
2 3 (0.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 66 (11.79%) Git (software)
2 58 (10.36%) Visual Studio
3 44 (7.86%) JIRA
4 43 (7.68%) Subversion
5 36 (6.43%) Eclipse
6 32 (5.71%) Android Studio
7 12 (2.14%) LabVIEW
8 4 (0.71%) GCC
8 4 (0.71%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.36%) CANoe
9 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.36%) PVCS
9 2 (0.36%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.36%) VectorCAST
10 1 (0.18%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.18%) CMake
10 1 (0.18%) CodeWarrior
10 1 (0.18%) GDB
10 1 (0.18%) GNU Toolchain
10 1 (0.18%) Hudson
General
1 188 (33.57%) Electronics
2 46 (8.21%) Automotive
3 43 (7.68%) Manufacturing
4 31 (5.54%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.86%) Multimedia
6 11 (1.96%) Aerospace
7 5 (0.89%) Games
8 4 (0.71%) Finance
8 4 (0.71%) Legal
8 4 (0.71%) Marketing
9 1 (0.18%) Avionics
9 1 (0.18%) Banking
9 1 (0.18%) French Language
9 1 (0.18%) German Language
9 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.18%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (11.07%) HTML
2 38 (6.79%) Qt
3 25 (4.46%) .NET
4 15 (2.68%) POSIX
5 13 (2.32%) Qt Quick
6 12 (2.14%) Yocto
7 11 (1.96%) MFC
8 9 (1.61%) Middleware
9 8 (1.43%) JSON
9 8 (1.43%) Node.js
9 8 (1.43%) REST
10 7 (1.25%) 802.1X
11 6 (1.07%) AngularJS
11 6 (1.07%) STL
11 6 (1.07%) wxWidgets
12 5 (0.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 5 (0.89%) Web Services
13 4 (0.71%) HTML5
13 4 (0.71%) XML
14 3 (0.54%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 103 (18.39%) Computer Science
1 103 (18.39%) Embedded Systems
2 70 (12.50%) Device Driver
3 32 (5.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 32 (5.71%) Home Automation
4 29 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (5.00%) Algorithms
6 23 (4.11%) CAN bus
7 16 (2.86%) Internet of Things
8 9 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.25%) Contactless
9 7 (1.25%) Smart Home
9 7 (1.25%) Smartcard
9 7 (1.25%) VHDL
10 5 (0.89%) EMV
11 3 (0.54%) CPLD
11 3 (0.54%) EPoS
11 3 (0.54%) Smart Energy
11 3 (0.54%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 258 (46.07%) Linux
2 113 (20.18%) Embedded Linux
3 90 (16.07%) Windows
4 49 (8.75%) Android
5 42 (7.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 8 (1.43%) ThreadX
7 6 (1.07%) Unix
7 6 (1.07%) VxWorks
8 4 (0.71%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.54%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.18%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (99.46%) Software Engineering
2 85 (15.18%) OO
3 76 (13.57%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (12.68%) Embedded Software Development
5 66 (11.79%) SDLC
6 51 (9.11%) Mathematics
7 36 (6.43%) Validation
8 32 (5.71%) Device Driver Development
9 31 (5.54%) Waterfall
10 30 (5.36%) OOD
11 29 (5.18%) UML
12 22 (3.93%) Physics
12 22 (3.93%) Video Processing
13 21 (3.75%) Test Automation
14 18 (3.21%) Telematics
15 17 (3.04%) Multithreading
16 16 (2.86%) Defect Tracking
17 15 (2.68%) Computer Architecture
18 14 (2.50%) Project Management
19 13 (2.32%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 500 (89.29%) C
2 458 (81.79%) C++
3 289 (51.61%) Embedded C
4 215 (38.39%) Embedded C++
5 146 (26.07%) Python
6 89 (15.89%) Java
7 52 (9.29%) JavaScript
8 47 (8.39%) C#
9 40 (7.14%) SQL
10 31 (5.54%) Perl
11 29 (5.18%) Assembly Language
12 19 (3.39%) ANSI C
12 19 (3.39%) Bash Shell
12 19 (3.39%) MATLAB
13 14 (2.50%) PHP
14 11 (1.96%) VB
15 9 (1.61%) VB6
16 7 (1.25%) Ruby
17 3 (0.54%) Ada
18 2 (0.36%) VC++
Qualifications
1 164 (29.29%) Degree
2 30 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
2 30 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.68%) HND
4 4 (0.71%) PhD
4 4 (0.71%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.36%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.36%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.18%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.82%) ISO 9001
2 16 (2.86%) MISRA
3 12 (2.14%) JTAG
4 9 (1.61%) QA
5 4 (0.71%) DO-178B
6 3 (0.54%) IEC 61131
7 2 (0.36%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.36%) ISO 26262
7 2 (0.36%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.18%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.18%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 167 (29.82%) Firmware
2 7 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.36%) Docker
Vendors
1 25 (4.46%) Freescale
2 13 (2.32%) Atmel
3 11 (1.96%) EMC
3 11 (1.96%) Xilinx
4 9 (1.61%) NEC
5 8 (1.43%) Green Hills
6 7 (1.25%) Renesas
7 6 (1.07%) Lauterbach
8 3 (0.54%) Altera
8 3 (0.54%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.36%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.36%) MKS
9 2 (0.36%) QNX
9 2 (0.36%) Rockwell
9 2 (0.36%) SAP
10 1 (0.18%) IBM
10 1 (0.18%) Intel
10 1 (0.18%) Motorola
10 1 (0.18%) Signiant
10 1 (0.18%) Wind River
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Fuel Recruitment
Salary: £35 per hour / £50-55k
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Excellent Starting Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Neath, West Glamorgan
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gateshead
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £60K
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago