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

Embedded Systems
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 684 664 768
Rank change year-on-year -20 +104  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 208 272 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.67% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 192 246 177
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -7.77% +3.44%  

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 37636 40656 44723
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.21% 41.29% 40.87%
Number of salaries quoted 29392 33323 35694
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 £29,500 £28,250
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 27 June 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 27 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 -19 201 £40,000 -11.11% 43
South West +25 62 £40,000 -15.78% 10
South East -14 50 £47,500 +15.15% 2
Dorset +11 37 £40,000 -15.78% 3
East of England -30 28 £41,500 -7.77% 18
London +40 25 £38,750 -11.42% 4
Cambridgeshire -18 20 £55,000 +10.00% 16
Bournemouth - 19 £40,000 -
Cambridge -12 16 £55,000 +10.00% 16
Berkshire +39 15 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Poole -8 15 £40,000 -15.78% 3
North East +26 14 £35,000 -23.91% 2
Durham +4 12 £35,000 -23.91% 1
Oxfordshire +2 12 £42,500 -22.72% 1
West Midlands +2 12 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Newbury - 10 £50,000 -
East Sussex +5 9 £49,000 +3.15%
Falmouth - 9 £37,500 -
Penryn - 9 £37,500 -
Cornwall - 9 £37,500 -
Oxford +10 8 £42,500 -26.08% 1
Hertfordshire -2 7 £36,250 -31.27% 1
Kent +8 6 £37,500 -
Brighton -1 6 £49,000 +3.15%
Watford -4 6 £36,250 -20.32%
East Midlands -7 6 £32,500 -35.00% 1
North West -41 6 £38,750 +3.33%
Barnet - 6 £36,250 -
Wiltshire - 6 £52,500 -
Dartford +1 5 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 297 (71.39%) C++
2 264 (63.46%) Software Engineering
3 251 (60.34%) C
4 182 (43.75%) Degree
5 147 (35.34%) Linux
6 125 (30.05%) Electronics
7 107 (25.72%) Firmware
8 88 (21.15%) C#
9 83 (19.95%) Computer Science
10 82 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
11 76 (18.27%) Python
12 75 (18.03%) OO
13 72 (17.31%) Wireless
14 71 (17.07%) Embedded C
15 64 (15.38%) Windows
16 57 (13.70%) Java
17 56 (13.46%) Test Automation
18 55 (13.22%) Embedded C++
19 46 (11.06%) Telecoms
20 43 (10.34%) Mathematics
20 43 (10.34%) Android
20 43 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
21 42 (10.10%) Manufacturing
22 40 (9.62%) Bluetooth
23 36 (8.65%) SDLC
24 35 (8.41%) Embedded Software Development
24 35 (8.41%) Ethernet
25 34 (8.17%) Multithreading
26 33 (7.93%) QA
27 32 (7.69%) ISO 9001

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 4 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.24%) IIS
2 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (1.20%) Simulink
2 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.72%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.96%) GitHub
2 3 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.48%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 72 (17.31%) Wireless
2 40 (9.62%) Bluetooth
3 35 (8.41%) Ethernet
4 28 (6.73%) Wi-Fi
5 27 (6.49%) TCP/IP
6 24 (5.77%) ZigBee
7 18 (4.33%) RS-485
8 16 (3.85%) Internet
8 16 (3.85%) RS-232
9 5 (1.20%) HTTP
10 4 (0.96%) 802.11
10 4 (0.96%) 802.15
10 4 (0.96%) GPRS
10 4 (0.96%) GSM
10 4 (0.96%) Network Security
11 3 (0.72%) DWDM
11 3 (0.72%) SDH
11 3 (0.72%) SNMP
12 2 (0.48%) FTP
12 2 (0.48%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.96%) Redis
3 3 (0.72%) NoSQL
3 3 (0.72%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.48%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.48%) MySQL
5 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (4.33%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.09%) Visual Studio
3 16 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.64%) Subversion
5 10 (2.40%) LabVIEW
6 7 (1.68%) JIRA
7 6 (1.44%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
8 5 (1.20%) Rational Rhapsody
9 4 (0.96%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.96%) Selenium
9 4 (0.96%) WATIR
10 2 (0.48%) Android Studio
10 2 (0.48%) Calabash
10 2 (0.48%) GCC
10 2 (0.48%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.48%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.48%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.48%) Xcode
General
1 125 (30.05%) Electronics
2 46 (11.06%) Telecoms
3 42 (10.10%) Manufacturing
4 27 (6.49%) Finance
5 17 (4.09%) Automotive
5 17 (4.09%) Marketing
6 13 (3.13%) Aerospace
6 13 (3.13%) Games
7 4 (0.96%) Banking
8 3 (0.72%) Avionics
9 1 (0.24%) Legal
9 1 (0.24%) Military
9 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 226 (54.33%) Software Engineer
2 136 (32.69%) Embedded Engineer
3 102 (24.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 84 (20.19%) C++ Software Engineer
5 49 (11.78%) Developer
6 43 (10.34%) Senior Software Engineer
7 41 (9.86%) Firmware Engineer
8 39 (9.38%) C Software Engineer
9 32 (7.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 30 (7.21%) Embedded C Engineer
10 30 (7.21%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 27 (6.49%) C++ Developer
12 25 (6.01%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 24 (5.77%) Development Engineer
13 24 (5.77%) Test Engineer
14 22 (5.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
14 22 (5.29%) Software Developer
15 21 (5.05%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
15 21 (5.05%) Graduate
16 20 (4.81%) Embedded Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.97%) .NET
2 19 (4.57%) HTML
2 19 (4.57%) Middleware
3 16 (3.85%) WPF
4 15 (3.61%) POSIX
5 13 (3.13%) Qt
6 10 (2.40%) XML
7 9 (2.16%) MFC
8 8 (1.92%) 802.1X
8 8 (1.92%) HTML5
9 7 (1.68%) CSS
10 6 (1.44%) CSS3
10 6 (1.44%) MonoGame
10 6 (1.44%) Node.js
10 6 (1.44%) Polymer
10 6 (1.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 6 (1.44%) XNA
11 5 (1.20%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.20%) J2EE
11 5 (1.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 83 (19.95%) Computer Science
2 28 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (6.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 23 (5.53%) Algorithms
5 17 (4.09%) Device Driver
6 14 (3.37%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.92%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.92%) Robotics
8 6 (1.44%) CPLD
8 6 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.44%) Internet of Things
8 6 (1.44%) VHDL
9 4 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.72%) Arduino
10 3 (0.72%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.72%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.72%) Handset
10 3 (0.72%) iPad
10 3 (0.72%) Life Science
10 3 (0.72%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 147 (35.34%) Linux
2 64 (15.38%) Windows
3 43 (10.34%) Android
4 30 (7.21%) Embedded Linux
5 28 (6.73%) Unix
6 18 (4.33%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.96%) Kali Linux
8 3 (0.72%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.48%) Debian
9 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.48%) ThreadX
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (63.46%) Software Engineering
2 82 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (18.03%) OO
4 56 (13.46%) Test Automation
5 43 (10.34%) Mathematics
6 36 (8.65%) SDLC
7 35 (8.41%) Embedded Software Development
8 34 (8.17%) Multithreading
9 32 (7.69%) Project Management
10 31 (7.45%) Configuration Management
11 29 (6.97%) Physics
12 28 (6.73%) OOP
13 27 (6.49%) Open Source
14 24 (5.77%) UML
15 20 (4.81%) Cybersecurity
15 20 (4.81%) Mentoring
16 18 (4.33%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (4.33%) Test Scripting
17 17 (4.09%) Defect Tracking
17 17 (4.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 297 (71.39%) C++
2 251 (60.34%) C
3 88 (21.15%) C#
4 76 (18.27%) Python
5 71 (17.07%) Embedded C
6 57 (13.70%) Java
7 55 (13.22%) Embedded C++
8 28 (6.73%) Perl
9 16 (3.85%) JavaScript
10 14 (3.37%) Delphi
11 11 (2.64%) Bash Shell
11 11 (2.64%) SQL
12 10 (2.40%) Assembly Language
13 9 (2.16%) VB
14 8 (1.92%) MATLAB
15 7 (1.68%) Ruby
16 6 (1.44%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.96%) ES6
18 3 (0.72%) Pascal
18 3 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 182 (43.75%) Degree
2 43 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (5.53%) Security Cleared
4 18 (4.33%) HND
5 17 (4.09%) Numerate Degree
6 8 (1.92%) PhD
7 5 (1.20%) CEH
7 5 (1.20%) GIAC
7 5 (1.20%) Master's Degree
7 5 (1.20%) OSCP
8 4 (0.96%) GPEN
8 4 (0.96%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.72%) CCNA
9 3 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.72%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.72%) ISEB
9 3 (0.72%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.24%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.93%) QA
2 32 (7.69%) ISO 9001
3 13 (3.13%) JTAG
4 5 (1.20%) MISRA
5 4 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.72%) DO-178B
6 3 (0.72%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.72%) MiFID
7 2 (0.48%) ISO 26262
7 2 (0.48%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 107 (25.72%) Firmware
2 2 (0.48%) NFS
3 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (1.20%) Defensics
1 5 (1.20%) Nessus
1 5 (1.20%) Nmap
1 5 (1.20%) OpenVAS
2 2 (0.48%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.24%) SELinux
Vendors
1 15 (3.61%) Freescale
2 6 (1.44%) Atmel
2 6 (1.44%) EMC
2 6 (1.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (1.44%) SAP
3 5 (1.20%) Codenomicon
3 5 (1.20%) Coverity
3 5 (1.20%) Green Hills
3 5 (1.20%) Qualys
4 4 (0.96%) Google
4 4 (0.96%) Oracle
5 3 (0.72%) Altera
5 3 (0.72%) Intel
5 3 (0.72%) QNX
5 3 (0.72%) Xilinx
6 2 (0.48%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.48%) IBM
6 2 (0.48%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.24%) Nokia
7 1 (0.24%) Renesas
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