The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 649 709 724
Rank change year-on-year +60 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 214 255 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.58% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 194 233 195
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.29% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.29% +2.35%  

Embedded Systems is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35333 44259 45159
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.90% 42.61% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 28529 35787 35763
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Embedded Systems as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Systems in the UK

Embedded Systems
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Embedded Systems in the UK

Embedded Systems
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded Systems in the UK

Embedded Systems
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 Systems within the UK over the 3 months to 26 April 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 +47 206 £42,500 -2.29% 44
South West +45 57 £40,000 -15.78% 11
East of England +22 46 £52,500 +20.68% 13
South East -18 42 £50,000 +13.63% 9
Cambridgeshire +41 35 £55,000 -8.33% 11
Cambridge +29 35 £55,000 +22.22% 11
Dorset +18 29 £40,000 -15.78% 5
London +68 26 £43,750 -7.89% 4
Bournemouth - 13 £40,000 - 3
East Midlands +1 12 £37,750 -5.62% 2
Hampshire +19 11 £55,000 +37.50%
Berkshire +32 9 £50,000 +14.28% 4
North East +17 9 £35,000 -11.39% 2
Hertfordshire +17 9 £46,250 -9.75% 2
Durham 0 9 £35,000 -11.39% 1
Poole -19 9 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Oxfordshire +10 8 £42,500 -24.44% 2
East Sussex -13 8 £48,250 +1.57% 2
West Midlands +16 7 £40,750 -7.38% 1
Devon +2 7 £37,500 +13.63% 2
Brighton -16 7 £47,500 - 2
Gloucestershire +21 6 £47,500 +15.15% 1
Leicestershire -17 6 £40,250 +0.62%
North West -21 6 £43,500 +24.28%
Wiltshire - 6 £42,500 -
Cornwall - 6 £37,500 - 1
Leicester - 6 £40,250 -
Weymouth - 6 £40,000 -
Falmouth - 6 £37,500 -
Penryn - 6 £37,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT jobs citing Embedded Systems 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 Systems.

1 281 (69.04%) C++
2 265 (65.11%) Software Engineering
3 239 (58.72%) C
4 182 (44.72%) Degree
5 137 (33.66%) Linux
6 131 (32.19%) Electronics
7 99 (24.32%) Firmware
8 93 (22.85%) Computer Science
9 89 (21.87%) Agile Software Development
10 88 (21.62%) Python
11 75 (18.43%) C#
12 63 (15.48%) Wireless
13 62 (15.23%) Windows
14 60 (14.74%) OO
15 56 (13.76%) Java
16 53 (13.02%) Android
17 52 (12.78%) Embedded C
18 51 (12.53%) Telecoms
19 49 (12.04%) Mathematics
20 42 (10.32%) TCP/IP
21 40 (9.83%) Embedded C++
21 40 (9.83%) Configuration Management
21 40 (9.83%) Manufacturing
21 40 (9.83%) Multithreading
22 35 (8.60%) Physics
22 35 (8.60%) Bluetooth
22 35 (8.60%) Perl
23 34 (8.35%) Embedded Software Development
24 33 (8.11%) Embedded Linux
25 32 (7.86%) .NET

Embedded Systems
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.25%) IIS
1 1 (0.25%) Mongrel
1 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.25%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (0.98%) Simulink
2 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.25%) Siemens NX
3 1 (0.25%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 4 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.74%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.49%) TestFlight
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (15.48%) Wireless
2 42 (10.32%) TCP/IP
3 35 (8.60%) Bluetooth
4 29 (7.13%) Ethernet
5 26 (6.39%) Wi-Fi
6 22 (5.41%) Internet
7 17 (4.18%) RS-485
8 16 (3.93%) ZigBee
9 14 (3.44%) RS-232
10 13 (3.19%) HTTP
11 11 (2.70%) FTP
11 11 (2.70%) LDAP
12 10 (2.46%) Kerberos
13 5 (1.23%) 802.15
13 5 (1.23%) DHCP
13 5 (1.23%) DNS
14 4 (0.98%) DVB
14 4 (0.98%) PPP
15 3 (0.74%) SDH
15 3 (0.74%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.98%) NoSQL
1 4 (0.98%) Redis
1 4 (0.98%) Relational Database
1 4 (0.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.74%) MySQL
3 2 (0.49%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.49%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.25%) Big Data
4 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 25 (6.14%) Jenkins
2 19 (4.67%) Visual Studio
3 18 (4.42%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.46%) Subversion
5 6 (1.47%) LabVIEW
6 5 (1.23%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.74%) CppUnit
7 3 (0.74%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.49%) Android Studio
8 2 (0.49%) Calabash
8 2 (0.49%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.49%) JIRA
8 2 (0.49%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.49%) Xcode
9 1 (0.25%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.25%) GCC
9 1 (0.25%) Mocha
9 1 (0.25%) SonarQube
General
1 131 (32.19%) Electronics
2 51 (12.53%) Telecoms
3 40 (9.83%) Manufacturing
4 31 (7.62%) Finance
5 28 (6.88%) Automotive
6 14 (3.44%) Aerospace
6 14 (3.44%) Games
7 10 (2.46%) Marketing
8 6 (1.47%) Avionics
9 5 (1.23%) Banking
10 3 (0.74%) Military
11 2 (0.49%) Publishing
12 1 (0.25%) Legal
12 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 203 (49.88%) Software Engineer
2 138 (33.91%) Embedded Engineer
3 99 (24.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 71 (17.44%) C++ Software Engineer
5 53 (13.02%) Developer
5 53 (13.02%) Senior Software Engineer
6 43 (10.57%) C Software Engineer
7 34 (8.35%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 34 (8.35%) Firmware Engineer
8 31 (7.62%) Software Developer
8 31 (7.62%) Test Engineer
9 29 (7.13%) Development Engineer
10 27 (6.63%) C++ Developer
11 26 (6.39%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 26 (6.39%) Systems Engineer
12 25 (6.14%) Embedded C Engineer
13 23 (5.65%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
14 22 (5.41%) Embedded C Software Engineer
14 22 (5.41%) Systems Test Engineer
15 20 (4.91%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.86%) .NET
2 21 (5.16%) HTML
3 20 (4.91%) XML
4 14 (3.44%) POSIX
5 10 (2.46%) HTML5
5 10 (2.46%) Web Services
6 9 (2.21%) J2EE
6 9 (2.21%) MonoGame
6 9 (2.21%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 9 (2.21%) WPF
6 9 (2.21%) XNA
7 8 (1.97%) CSS
7 8 (1.97%) Qt
8 7 (1.72%) Middleware
8 7 (1.72%) REST
9 6 (1.47%) Node.js
10 5 (1.23%) 802.1X
10 5 (1.23%) CSS3
10 5 (1.23%) SOAP
11 4 (0.98%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 93 (22.85%) Computer Science
2 27 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (6.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 24 (5.90%) Algorithms
5 16 (3.93%) Robotics
6 13 (3.19%) Mobile App
7 12 (2.95%) Device Driver
8 7 (1.72%) VHDL
9 6 (1.47%) BBC
9 6 (1.47%) CAN bus
10 5 (1.23%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.23%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.98%) Arduino
11 4 (0.98%) CPLD
11 4 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (0.98%) Smart Home
12 3 (0.74%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.74%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.74%) Verilog
12 3 (0.74%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 137 (33.66%) Linux
2 62 (15.23%) Windows
3 53 (13.02%) Android
4 33 (8.11%) Embedded Linux
5 27 (6.63%) Apple iOS
5 27 (6.63%) Unix
6 10 (2.46%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.98%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.49%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.49%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.25%) Fedora
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.25%) ThreadX
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (65.11%) Software Engineering
2 89 (21.87%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (14.74%) OO
4 49 (12.04%) Mathematics
5 40 (9.83%) Configuration Management
5 40 (9.83%) Multithreading
6 35 (8.60%) Physics
7 34 (8.35%) Embedded Software Development
8 30 (7.37%) Cybersecurity
9 28 (6.88%) Automated Testing
9 28 (6.88%) SDLC
10 27 (6.63%) Project Management
11 25 (6.14%) Scrum
12 24 (5.90%) Open Source
13 22 (5.41%) Computer Vision
14 21 (5.16%) Mentoring
14 21 (5.16%) OOP
14 21 (5.16%) Test Automation
15 20 (4.91%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (4.91%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 281 (69.04%) C++
2 239 (58.72%) C
3 88 (21.62%) Python
4 75 (18.43%) C#
5 56 (13.76%) Java
6 52 (12.78%) Embedded C
7 40 (9.83%) Embedded C++
8 35 (8.60%) Perl
9 16 (3.93%) SQL
10 13 (3.19%) Bash Shell
11 12 (2.95%) JavaScript
11 12 (2.95%) VB
12 9 (2.21%) Delphi
12 9 (2.21%) MATLAB
12 9 (2.21%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.97%) Assembly Language
14 7 (1.72%) Ruby
15 6 (1.47%) PHP
16 5 (1.23%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 182 (44.72%) Degree
2 29 (7.13%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.69%) HND
4 13 (3.19%) PhD
5 8 (1.97%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.47%) CEH
6 6 (1.47%) GIAC
6 6 (1.47%) OSCP
7 5 (1.23%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.23%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.98%) CCNA
8 4 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.98%) GPEN
8 4 (0.98%) ISEB
8 4 (0.98%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (0.74%) HNC
10 2 (0.49%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.90%) QA
2 15 (3.69%) ISO 9001
3 14 (3.44%) JTAG
4 8 (1.97%) MISRA
5 5 (1.23%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.98%) IEC 61508
7 3 (0.74%) MiFID
7 3 (0.74%) MISRA C
8 2 (0.49%) ISO26262
9 1 (0.25%) ISO13485
System Software
1 99 (24.32%) Firmware
2 11 (2.70%) NFS
3 2 (0.49%) Docker
4 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.25%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (1.47%) Defensics
1 6 (1.47%) Nessus
1 6 (1.47%) Nmap
1 6 (1.47%) OpenVAS
2 2 (0.49%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (3.19%) Freescale
2 8 (1.97%) EMC
3 7 (1.72%) Green Hills
4 6 (1.47%) Codenomicon
4 6 (1.47%) Coverity
4 6 (1.47%) Qualys
5 5 (1.23%) Microsoft
6 4 (0.98%) Atmel
6 4 (0.98%) SAP
6 4 (0.98%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.74%) Altera
7 3 (0.74%) Xilinx
8 2 (0.49%) IBM
8 2 (0.49%) Intel
8 2 (0.49%) Progress
8 2 (0.49%) QNX
8 2 (0.49%) Renesas
9 1 (0.25%) Assembla
9 1 (0.25%) Motorola
9 1 (0.25%) Nokia
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