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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Systems
UK
Rank 655 719 736
Rank change year-on-year +64 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 207 238 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.56% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 186 209 186
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 £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 32227 42353 41407
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.39% 40.97% 38.90%
Number of salaries quoted 25923 33810 32696
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £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 March 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 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 +73 200 £42,500 -2.29% 31
South West +55 50 £40,000 -5.88% 8
South East -17 49 £50,000 +11.11% 7
East of England +36 45 £55,000 +26.43% 8
Cambridge +47 35 £55,000 -20.00% 7
Cambridgeshire +43 35 £55,000 -20.00% 7
London +84 26 £50,000 -6.97% 3
Devon +15 15 £37,500 +13.63%
Hampshire +39 14 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Dorset +33 14 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Gloucestershire +16 10 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Oxfordshire +4 9 £42,500 -26.08% 1
East Midlands -8 9 £40,000 +6.66%
East Sussex -22 9 £47,500 +5.55%
West Midlands +41 8 £40,000 -12.56% 1
Surrey +9 8 £55,000 +29.41%
Paignton - 8 £30,500 -
Berkshire +35 7 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Hertfordshire +12 7 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Brighton -18 7 £47,500 +5.55%
Wiltshire - 7 £40,500 - 1
Chippenham - 7 £40,500 -
Redhill - 6 £55,000 -
Bournemouth - 6 £40,000 - 1
Ringwood - 6 £55,000 -
Hammersmith - 6 £27,500 -
North East +11 5 £35,000 +6.06% 1
Croydon +10 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Durham +3 5 £35,000 +6.06%
North West -23 5 £42,500 +21.42% 1

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 272 (68.51%) C++
2 259 (65.24%) Software Engineering
3 221 (55.67%) C
4 164 (41.31%) Degree
5 147 (37.03%) Linux
6 124 (31.23%) Electronics
7 96 (24.18%) Computer Science
8 92 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
8 92 (23.17%) Python
9 86 (21.66%) Firmware
10 69 (17.38%) C#
11 62 (15.62%) Windows
12 57 (14.36%) Java
13 54 (13.60%) Wireless
14 51 (12.85%) OO
15 49 (12.34%) Telecoms
16 48 (12.09%) Android
17 47 (11.84%) TCP/IP
18 45 (11.34%) Embedded C
18 45 (11.34%) Multithreading
19 41 (10.33%) Manufacturing
20 40 (10.08%) Configuration Management
20 40 (10.08%) Mathematics
21 36 (9.07%) Physics
22 35 (8.82%) Scrum
23 34 (8.56%) Finance
23 34 (8.56%) Perl
23 34 (8.56%) Security Cleared
24 33 (8.31%) .NET
24 33 (8.31%) Embedded C++

Embedded Systems
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:

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 9 (2.27%) Simulink
2 6 (1.51%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.76%) OrCAD
4 2 (0.50%) MS Office
5 1 (0.25%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.25%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 4 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.76%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 54 (13.60%) Wireless
2 47 (11.84%) TCP/IP
3 32 (8.06%) Bluetooth
4 25 (6.30%) Ethernet
5 24 (6.05%) Wi-Fi
6 21 (5.29%) Internet
7 17 (4.28%) HTTP
8 15 (3.78%) FTP
8 15 (3.78%) LDAP
9 14 (3.53%) Kerberos
9 14 (3.53%) RS-485
10 11 (2.77%) ZigBee
11 10 (2.52%) RS-232
12 5 (1.26%) 802.15
12 5 (1.26%) DHCP
12 5 (1.26%) DNS
13 4 (1.01%) DVB
13 4 (1.01%) PPP
14 3 (0.76%) DWDM
14 3 (0.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.01%) NoSQL
1 4 (1.01%) Redis
1 4 (1.01%) Relational Database
1 4 (1.01%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.76%) MySQL
3 2 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (0.50%) Big Data
3 2 (0.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.25%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 27 (6.80%) Jenkins
2 20 (5.04%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.78%) Visual Studio
4 8 (2.02%) Subversion
5 5 (1.26%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (1.01%) CppUnit
7 3 (0.76%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.76%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.50%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.50%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.25%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.25%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.25%) Calabash
9 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.25%) JIRA
9 1 (0.25%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.25%) Mocha
9 1 (0.25%) Redmine
9 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.25%) Xcode
General
1 124 (31.23%) Electronics
2 49 (12.34%) Telecoms
3 41 (10.33%) Manufacturing
4 34 (8.56%) Finance
5 26 (6.55%) Automotive
6 15 (3.78%) Games
7 8 (2.02%) Aerospace
7 8 (2.02%) Avionics
8 7 (1.76%) Banking
9 6 (1.51%) Marketing
10 4 (1.01%) Publishing
11 3 (0.76%) Military
12 1 (0.25%) Advertising
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) Legal
12 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 179 (45.09%) Software Engineer
2 135 (34.01%) Embedded Engineer
3 94 (23.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 60 (15.11%) C++ Software Engineer
5 57 (14.36%) Developer
6 49 (12.34%) Senior Software Engineer
7 44 (11.08%) C Software Engineer
8 39 (9.82%) Software Developer
9 37 (9.32%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 33 (8.31%) Test Engineer
11 30 (7.56%) Firmware Engineer
12 27 (6.80%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 26 (6.55%) Embedded C Engineer
13 26 (6.55%) Embedded Developer
13 26 (6.55%) Systems Engineer
14 25 (6.30%) C++ Developer
14 25 (6.30%) Development Engineer
15 23 (5.79%) Embedded C Software Engineer
15 23 (5.79%) Embedded Software Developer
16 21 (5.29%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.31%) .NET
2 22 (5.54%) HTML
2 22 (5.54%) XML
3 12 (3.02%) HTML5
4 10 (2.52%) POSIX
5 9 (2.27%) J2EE
5 9 (2.27%) MonoGame
5 9 (2.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 9 (2.27%) XNA
6 8 (2.02%) CSS
6 8 (2.02%) Web Services
7 6 (1.51%) Middleware
7 6 (1.51%) Qt
7 6 (1.51%) REST
8 5 (1.26%) 802.1X
8 5 (1.26%) CSS3
8 5 (1.26%) Node.js
8 5 (1.26%) SOAP
8 5 (1.26%) WPF
9 4 (1.01%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 96 (24.18%) Computer Science
2 28 (7.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 24 (6.05%) Algorithms
3 24 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.03%) Robotics
5 13 (3.27%) Device Driver
6 12 (3.02%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.52%) VHDL
8 7 (1.76%) Smartphone
9 6 (1.51%) BBC
9 6 (1.51%) CAN bus
9 6 (1.51%) Internet of Things
9 6 (1.51%) Verilog
10 5 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (1.01%) Arduino
11 4 (1.01%) CPLD
11 4 (1.01%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.01%) Smart Home
12 3 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (0.76%) STB
Operating Systems
1 147 (37.03%) Linux
2 62 (15.62%) Windows
3 48 (12.09%) Android
4 31 (7.81%) Embedded Linux
5 29 (7.30%) Unix
6 27 (6.80%) Apple iOS
7 10 (2.52%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.26%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.50%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.50%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.50%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.25%) Fedora
10 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (65.24%) Software Engineering
2 92 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (12.85%) OO
4 45 (11.34%) Multithreading
5 40 (10.08%) Configuration Management
5 40 (10.08%) Mathematics
6 36 (9.07%) Physics
7 35 (8.82%) Scrum
8 31 (7.81%) Embedded Software Development
9 29 (7.30%) Automated Testing
10 25 (6.30%) Cybersecurity
11 24 (6.05%) Computer Vision
12 22 (5.54%) Project Management
12 22 (5.54%) Software Architecture
13 21 (5.29%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (5.04%) SDLC
15 19 (4.79%) Mentoring
16 18 (4.53%) Open Source
16 18 (4.53%) Software Testing
16 18 (4.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 272 (68.51%) C++
2 221 (55.67%) C
3 92 (23.17%) Python
4 69 (17.38%) C#
5 57 (14.36%) Java
6 45 (11.34%) Embedded C
7 34 (8.56%) Perl
8 33 (8.31%) Embedded C++
9 20 (5.04%) SQL
10 19 (4.79%) Bash Shell
11 16 (4.03%) MATLAB
12 15 (3.78%) Shell Script
13 12 (3.02%) VB
14 11 (2.77%) Assembly Language
15 10 (2.52%) JavaScript
16 7 (1.76%) PHP
17 6 (1.51%) Delphi
17 6 (1.51%) Lua
17 6 (1.51%) Objective-C
17 6 (1.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 164 (41.31%) Degree
2 34 (8.56%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.53%) PhD
4 12 (3.02%) HND
5 10 (2.52%) ISTQB
5 10 (2.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (2.02%) CEH
6 8 (2.02%) DV Cleared
6 8 (2.02%) GIAC
6 8 (2.02%) OSCP
7 6 (1.51%) GPEN
7 6 (1.51%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.26%) CCNA
8 5 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.26%) ISEB
8 5 (1.26%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (0.76%) HNC
10 2 (0.50%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.05%) QA
2 14 (3.53%) JTAG
3 13 (3.27%) ISO 9001
4 8 (2.02%) MISRA
5 7 (1.76%) DO-178B
6 4 (1.01%) IEC 61508
7 3 (0.76%) MiFID
7 3 (0.76%) MISRA C
8 2 (0.50%) ISO26262
9 1 (0.25%) ISO13485
9 1 (0.25%) SDET
System Software
1 86 (21.66%) Firmware
2 15 (3.78%) NFS
3 3 (0.76%) Docker
4 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.25%) Samba
4 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (2.02%) Nessus
1 8 (2.02%) Nmap
1 8 (2.02%) OpenVAS
2 1 (0.25%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.25%) Marathon
2 1 (0.25%) Mesos
2 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (2.52%) Freescale
2 8 (2.02%) Coverity
2 8 (2.02%) EMC
2 8 (2.02%) Green Hills
2 8 (2.02%) Qualys
3 7 (1.76%) Atmel
4 5 (1.26%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.26%) SAP
4 5 (1.26%) Xamarin
4 5 (1.26%) Xilinx
5 4 (1.01%) Altera
6 3 (0.76%) Renesas
7 2 (0.50%) IBM
7 2 (0.50%) Intel
7 2 (0.50%) Progress
8 1 (0.25%) Apigee
8 1 (0.25%) Assembla
8 1 (0.25%) Motorola
8 1 (0.25%) Nokia
8 1 (0.25%) QNX
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £80k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,0000 - 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
North Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Asaph, Clwyd
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + PKG
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
High Wycombe, UK
Intel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge
TRG
Salary: 28000-32000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Swindon, UK
Intel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 27 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k DoE
Posted: 17 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago