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 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
UK
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 659 663 748
Rank change year-on-year +4 +85  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 229 265 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.64% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 206 239 181
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +4.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  

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 36338 41348 43713
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.46% 42.07% 40.81%
Number of salaries quoted 28978 33685 34660
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 May 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 May 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 +21 218 £40,000 -11.11% 56
South West +19 63 £40,000 -15.78% 12
South East -14 44 £49,500 +13.79% 9
Dorset +12 40 £40,000 -15.78% 6
East of England +2 39 £41,500 -7.77% 16
Cambridgeshire +16 32 £55,000 +10.00% 14
London +52 28 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Cambridge +4 28 £55,000 -15.38% 13
Bournemouth - 25 £40,000 - 3
North East +20 14 £35,000 -23.91% 3
West Midlands +16 12 £42,500 -3.40% 9
Durham +6 12 £35,000 -23.91% 2
Oxfordshire +8 11 £42,500 -22.72% 1
East Midlands 0 11 £37,500 -11.76%
Berkshire - 11 £50,000 - 5
Poole -16 10 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Falmouth - 9 £37,500 -
Penryn - 9 £37,500 - 1
Cornwall - 9 £37,500 - 1
East Sussex -9 8 £49,000 +3.15%
Hampshire +4 7 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Brighton -13 7 £49,000 +3.15%
Newbury - 7 £50,000 - 2
Yorkshire +10 6 £40,000 +44.14% 1
Hertfordshire +2 6 £35,000 -41.66% 2
Leicestershire -7 6 £40,250 -19.50%
North West -29 6 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Leicester - 6 £40,250 -
West Yorkshire +15 5 £40,000 -18.36%
Oxford +3 5 £42,500 -26.08%

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 298 (70.62%) C++
2 269 (63.74%) Software Engineering
3 251 (59.48%) C
4 186 (44.08%) Degree
5 151 (35.78%) Linux
6 129 (30.57%) Electronics
7 104 (24.64%) Firmware
8 93 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
9 92 (21.80%) C#
10 86 (20.38%) Computer Science
11 85 (20.14%) Python
12 74 (17.54%) OO
13 71 (16.82%) Wireless
14 68 (16.11%) Windows
15 66 (15.64%) Embedded C
16 64 (15.17%) Java
16 64 (15.17%) Test Automation
17 53 (12.56%) Telecoms
18 51 (12.09%) Embedded C++
19 50 (11.85%) Android
20 47 (11.14%) Mathematics
21 43 (10.19%) Manufacturing
22 39 (9.24%) Ethernet
22 39 (9.24%) Multithreading
23 38 (9.00%) Embedded Software Development
23 38 (9.00%) TCP/IP
23 38 (9.00%) Configuration Management
24 36 (8.53%) Bluetooth
24 36 (8.53%) Physics
25 34 (8.06%) SDLC

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 2 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.24%) IIS
2 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (1.42%) Simulink
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.24%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.71%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.47%) GitHub
2 2 (0.47%) TestFlight
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 71 (16.82%) Wireless
2 39 (9.24%) Ethernet
3 38 (9.00%) TCP/IP
4 36 (8.53%) Bluetooth
5 27 (6.40%) Wi-Fi
6 20 (4.74%) ZigBee
7 19 (4.50%) Internet
8 17 (4.03%) RS-485
9 13 (3.08%) RS-232
10 8 (1.90%) HTTP
11 7 (1.66%) Network Security
12 6 (1.42%) DWDM
12 6 (1.42%) SDH
13 5 (1.18%) FTP
13 5 (1.18%) Kerberos
13 5 (1.18%) LDAP
14 4 (0.95%) 802.11
14 4 (0.95%) 802.15
14 4 (0.95%) GPRS
14 4 (0.95%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.95%) NoSQL
2 4 (0.95%) Redis
2 4 (0.95%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.47%) MySQL
3 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.24%) Big Data
4 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (4.98%) Jenkins
2 20 (4.74%) Git (software)
2 20 (4.74%) Visual Studio
3 12 (2.84%) Subversion
4 8 (1.90%) LabVIEW
5 6 (1.42%) JIRA
5 6 (1.42%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (1.18%) Rational Rhapsody
7 4 (0.95%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.95%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.47%) Android Studio
8 2 (0.47%) Calabash
8 2 (0.47%) GCC
8 2 (0.47%) Selenium
8 2 (0.47%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.47%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.47%) WATIR
8 2 (0.47%) Xcode
9 1 (0.24%) webpack
General
1 129 (30.57%) Electronics
2 53 (12.56%) Telecoms
3 43 (10.19%) Manufacturing
4 31 (7.35%) Finance
5 20 (4.74%) Automotive
6 17 (4.03%) Games
7 15 (3.55%) Marketing
8 13 (3.08%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.18%) Avionics
10 4 (0.95%) Banking
11 2 (0.47%) Military
12 1 (0.24%) Legal
12 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.24%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) Retail
Job Titles
1 220 (52.13%) Software Engineer
2 135 (31.99%) Embedded Engineer
3 99 (23.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 81 (19.19%) C++ Software Engineer
5 52 (12.32%) Developer
6 47 (11.14%) Senior Software Engineer
7 40 (9.48%) C Software Engineer
8 39 (9.24%) Firmware Engineer
9 31 (7.35%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 29 (6.87%) C++ Developer
10 29 (6.87%) Test Engineer
11 28 (6.64%) Development Engineer
12 27 (6.40%) Embedded C Engineer
12 27 (6.40%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 26 (6.16%) Software Developer
14 23 (5.45%) Graduate
15 22 (5.21%) Systems Test Engineer
16 21 (4.98%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
16 21 (4.98%) Embedded Developer
17 20 (4.74%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (7.82%) .NET
2 22 (5.21%) HTML
3 16 (3.79%) XML
4 15 (3.55%) POSIX
5 14 (3.32%) Middleware
6 13 (3.08%) WPF
7 10 (2.37%) Qt
8 9 (2.13%) HTML5
8 9 (2.13%) MFC
8 9 (2.13%) MonoGame
8 9 (2.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 9 (2.13%) XNA
9 8 (1.90%) 802.1X
9 8 (1.90%) J2EE
9 8 (1.90%) Web Services
10 7 (1.66%) CSS
11 6 (1.42%) CSS3
11 6 (1.42%) Node.js
11 6 (1.42%) REST
12 5 (1.18%) Polymer
Miscellaneous
1 86 (20.38%) Computer Science
2 32 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (6.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 22 (5.21%) Algorithms
5 16 (3.79%) Mobile App
6 15 (3.55%) Device Driver
7 10 (2.37%) Robotics
8 7 (1.66%) VHDL
9 6 (1.42%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.18%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.18%) CPLD
10 5 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.18%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.95%) Arduino
12 3 (0.71%) BBC
12 3 (0.71%) CAN bus
12 3 (0.71%) Smart Home
12 3 (0.71%) Video on Demand
13 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.47%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 151 (35.78%) Linux
2 68 (16.11%) Windows
3 50 (11.85%) Android
4 31 (7.35%) Embedded Linux
5 28 (6.64%) Unix
6 23 (5.45%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.18%) Kali Linux
7 5 (1.18%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.47%) Debian
8 2 (0.47%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.47%) ThreadX
8 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.24%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (63.74%) Software Engineering
2 93 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (17.54%) OO
4 64 (15.17%) Test Automation
5 47 (11.14%) Mathematics
6 39 (9.24%) Multithreading
7 38 (9.00%) Configuration Management
7 38 (9.00%) Embedded Software Development
8 36 (8.53%) Physics
9 34 (8.06%) SDLC
10 28 (6.64%) Project Management
11 27 (6.40%) OOP
12 25 (5.92%) Cybersecurity
13 24 (5.69%) Open Source
14 22 (5.21%) UML
15 21 (4.98%) Test Scripting
16 20 (4.74%) Mentoring
16 20 (4.74%) Scrum
17 19 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
18 18 (4.27%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 298 (70.62%) C++
2 251 (59.48%) C
3 92 (21.80%) C#
4 85 (20.14%) Python
5 66 (15.64%) Embedded C
6 64 (15.17%) Java
7 51 (12.09%) Embedded C++
8 32 (7.58%) Perl
9 16 (3.79%) JavaScript
9 16 (3.79%) SQL
10 14 (3.32%) Delphi
11 12 (2.84%) VB
12 11 (2.61%) Bash Shell
13 9 (2.13%) MATLAB
14 7 (1.66%) Assembly Language
14 7 (1.66%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.42%) Ruby
16 5 (1.18%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.95%) PHP
17 4 (0.95%) Scala
Qualifications
1 186 (44.08%) Degree
2 27 (6.40%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.55%) HND
4 8 (1.90%) PhD
5 6 (1.42%) CEH
5 6 (1.42%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.42%) GIAC
5 6 (1.42%) Master's Degree
5 6 (1.42%) OSCP
6 5 (1.18%) GPEN
7 4 (0.95%) Mathematical Degree
7 4 (0.95%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.71%) CCNA
8 3 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.71%) ISEB
8 3 (0.71%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.71%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.24%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.87%) QA
2 24 (5.69%) ISO 9001
3 13 (3.08%) JTAG
4 7 (1.66%) MISRA
5 6 (1.42%) MiFID
6 4 (0.95%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.95%) IEC 61508
7 3 (0.71%) MISRA C
8 2 (0.47%) ISO26262
9 1 (0.24%) ISO13485
System Software
1 104 (24.64%) Firmware
2 5 (1.18%) NFS
3 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.42%) Defensics
1 6 (1.42%) Nessus
1 6 (1.42%) Nmap
1 6 (1.42%) OpenVAS
2 2 (0.47%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.24%) SELinux
Vendors
1 15 (3.55%) Freescale
2 7 (1.66%) EMC
3 6 (1.42%) Atmel
3 6 (1.42%) Codenomicon
3 6 (1.42%) Coverity
3 6 (1.42%) Green Hills
3 6 (1.42%) Qualys
4 5 (1.18%) SAP
5 4 (0.95%) Microsoft
5 4 (0.95%) QNX
6 3 (0.71%) Altera
6 3 (0.71%) Intel
6 3 (0.71%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.71%) Xilinx
7 2 (0.47%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.47%) Google
7 2 (0.47%) IBM
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle
7 2 (0.47%) Progress
7 2 (0.47%) Renesas
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £48000 - £64000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £30k - 55k per year + Fantastic Prospects!
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ringwood, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum Stock Options + More
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £DoE plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £48000 Per Annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago