The median annual salary for a Embedded Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Software Engineer
UK
Rank 602 740 722
Rank change year-on-year +138 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 270 225 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 214 203 209
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 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 25 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 25 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 +136 255 £40,000 - 65
East of England +52 65 £45,000 +7.14% 17
Cambridgeshire +60 59 £45,000 - 13
Yorkshire +67 55 £40,000 -1.84% 8
Cambridge +46 47 £45,000 - 12
South East +46 41 £45,000 +2.27% 15
South Yorkshire +34 29 £40,000 - 3
West Midlands +37 21 £40,000 -5.88% 3
London +59 20 £50,000 +33.33% 5
West Yorkshire +43 20 £37,000 -10.84% 3
South West +16 20 £37,500 -6.25% 7
North West +3 19 £44,000 +6.02% 4
Manchester -5 16 £43,500 - 2
Scotland +31 14 £47,500 +32.86% 3
Hampshire +23 14 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Oldham - 12 - - 1
East Midlands -5 11 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Wakefield +11 10 £38,500 -7.22%
East Sussex -12 9 £50,000 +11.11%
Surrey +45 8 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Redhill - 8 £42,500 -
Berkshire +33 7 £40,000 +8.84% 3
Barnsley -1 7 £40,000 - 1
Bracknell - 7 £40,000 - 1
Sheffield - 6 £40,000 -
Southampton +13 5 £38,500 -25.96% 2
Birmingham +13 5 £40,000 -5.88%
Hertfordshire +5 5 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Derby +2 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Derbyshire +1 5 £40,000 +14.28% 1

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 534 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 454 (85.02%) C
3 420 (78.65%) C++
4 278 (52.06%) Embedded C
5 235 (44.01%) Linux
6 192 (35.96%) Embedded C++
7 190 (35.58%) Electronics
8 142 (26.59%) Degree
9 141 (26.40%) Firmware
10 129 (24.16%) Python
11 117 (21.91%) Wireless
12 111 (20.79%) TCP/IP
13 107 (20.04%) Windows
14 103 (19.29%) Bluetooth
15 100 (18.73%) Ethernet
16 94 (17.60%) Embedded Systems
17 75 (14.04%) Computer Science
18 68 (12.73%) Embedded Linux
18 68 (12.73%) Android
18 68 (12.73%) C#
18 68 (12.73%) Java
19 65 (12.17%) RS-232
20 63 (11.80%) RS-485
21 61 (11.42%) Git (software)
22 56 (10.49%) UML
22 56 (10.49%) Agile Software Development
23 55 (10.30%) Automotive
24 54 (10.11%) Embedded Software Development
25 52 (9.74%) SDLC
25 52 (9.74%) OO

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 16 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.50%) Simulink
3 5 (0.94%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 8 (1.50%) Infor M3
2 3 (0.56%) 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
1 117 (21.91%) Wireless
2 111 (20.79%) TCP/IP
3 103 (19.29%) Bluetooth
4 100 (18.73%) Ethernet
5 65 (12.17%) RS-232
6 63 (11.80%) RS-485
7 51 (9.55%) ZigBee
8 44 (8.24%) Wi-Fi
9 29 (5.43%) GPRS
10 24 (4.49%) GSM
11 23 (4.31%) Internet
12 20 (3.75%) RS-422
13 15 (2.81%) 802.11
14 12 (2.25%) IPv6
14 12 (2.25%) Network Security
15 10 (1.87%) InfiniBand
16 7 (1.31%) SNMP
17 5 (0.94%) DHCP
17 5 (0.94%) Modbus
17 5 (0.94%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.25%) MySQL
2 3 (0.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 61 (11.42%) Git (software)
2 37 (6.93%) Subversion
3 36 (6.74%) Visual Studio
4 23 (4.31%) JIRA
5 20 (3.75%) Eclipse
6 17 (3.18%) Android Studio
7 5 (0.94%) CANoe
7 5 (0.94%) VectorCAST
8 4 (0.75%) Mercurial
8 4 (0.75%) PVCS
9 3 (0.56%) LabVIEW
9 3 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.56%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.19%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.19%) Redmine
11 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.19%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 190 (35.58%) Electronics
2 55 (10.30%) Automotive
3 46 (8.61%) Manufacturing
4 31 (5.81%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.37%) Aerospace
6 5 (0.94%) Finance
7 4 (0.75%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.56%) Marketing
9 2 (0.37%) Military
10 1 (0.19%) Banking
10 1 (0.19%) French Language
10 1 (0.19%) Games
10 1 (0.19%) German Language
10 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (8.43%) HTML
2 39 (7.30%) Qt
3 26 (4.87%) .NET
4 18 (3.37%) 802.1X
4 18 (3.37%) MFC
5 16 (3.00%) XML
6 10 (1.87%) POSIX
7 8 (1.50%) HTML5
7 8 (1.50%) Middleware
7 8 (1.50%) Yocto
8 4 (0.75%) Qt Quick
8 4 (0.75%) Web Services
8 4 (0.75%) wxWidgets
9 3 (0.56%) HTML5 Canvas
10 2 (0.37%) JSON
10 2 (0.37%) Node.js
10 2 (0.37%) SOAP
11 1 (0.19%) CORBA
11 1 (0.19%) Django
11 1 (0.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 94 (17.60%) Embedded Systems
2 75 (14.04%) Computer Science
3 49 (9.18%) Device Driver
4 37 (6.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 30 (5.62%) Home Automation
6 24 (4.49%) Algorithms
6 24 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (4.12%) CAN bus
8 13 (2.43%) Linux Command Line
9 10 (1.87%) Internet of Things
10 6 (1.12%) Contactless
10 6 (1.12%) Smartcard
11 5 (0.94%) CPLD
12 4 (0.75%) CUDA
12 4 (0.75%) Life Science
12 4 (0.75%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.75%) Robotics
12 4 (0.75%) Smart Home
12 4 (0.75%) VHDL
13 3 (0.56%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 235 (44.01%) Linux
2 107 (20.04%) Windows
3 68 (12.73%) Android
3 68 (12.73%) Embedded Linux
4 33 (6.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 15 (2.81%) VxWorks
6 12 (2.25%) Mac OS
6 12 (2.25%) Unix
7 10 (1.87%) ThreadX
8 6 (1.12%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.56%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.19%) MeeGo
10 1 (0.19%) Tizen
10 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 56 (10.49%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (10.49%) UML
3 54 (10.11%) Embedded Software Development
4 52 (9.74%) OO
4 52 (9.74%) SDLC
5 50 (9.36%) Mathematics
6 45 (8.43%) Validation
7 31 (5.81%) Multithreading
8 26 (4.87%) Cybersecurity
9 24 (4.49%) Computer Architecture
10 22 (4.12%) Feasibility Study
11 21 (3.93%) Android Development
11 21 (3.93%) Configuration Management
11 21 (3.93%) Device Driver Development
12 20 (3.75%) Cross-Platform Development
12 20 (3.75%) Multithreaded Programming
13 18 (3.37%) Software Architecture
14 17 (3.18%) Defect Tracking
15 16 (3.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 454 (85.02%) C
2 420 (78.65%) C++
3 278 (52.06%) Embedded C
4 192 (35.96%) Embedded C++
5 129 (24.16%) Python
6 68 (12.73%) C#
6 68 (12.73%) Java
7 46 (8.61%) Perl
8 27 (5.06%) JavaScript
9 25 (4.68%) Bash Shell
10 24 (4.49%) MATLAB
11 22 (4.12%) SQL
12 21 (3.93%) ANSI C
13 19 (3.56%) Assembly Language
14 18 (3.37%) PHP
15 13 (2.43%) Ada
15 13 (2.43%) Ruby
15 13 (2.43%) VB
16 12 (2.25%) Groovy
17 11 (2.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 142 (26.59%) Degree
2 36 (6.74%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.93%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.06%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.12%) HND
6 3 (0.56%) PhD
7 2 (0.37%) HNC
8 1 (0.19%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.37%) MISRA
2 21 (3.93%) JTAG
3 11 (2.06%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.31%) QA
5 5 (0.94%) MISRA C
6 4 (0.75%) DO-178B
7 3 (0.56%) IEC 61508
8 2 (0.37%) ISO26262
9 1 (0.19%) Def Stans
System Software
1 141 (26.40%) Firmware
2 6 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 24 (4.49%) Microsoft
2 19 (3.56%) Atmel
3 15 (2.81%) Freescale
4 11 (2.06%) Intel
5 10 (1.87%) EMC
6 9 (1.69%) Green Hills
7 8 (1.50%) QNX
7 8 (1.50%) Renesas
8 7 (1.31%) NEC
9 5 (0.94%) Dell
9 5 (0.94%) HP
10 4 (0.75%) Fujitsu
10 4 (0.75%) Lauterbach
10 4 (0.75%) MKS
10 4 (0.75%) Rockwell
10 4 (0.75%) Xilinx
11 3 (0.56%) SAP
12 1 (0.19%) Apple
12 1 (0.19%) IBM
12 1 (0.19%) Motorola
West London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Generous salary + bonus + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive Salary
Posted: 16 hours ago
Westerham, Kent
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Pension + Stock + More
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-50,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, flexi working, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £30000.00 - £500000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% pension, flexi working
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + stock options
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 5 days ago