Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Real Time Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Real-Time Engineer
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1171 1170 1247
Rank change year-on-year -1 +77 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Real Time Engineer 27 48 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.025% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.026% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 25 42 41
UK median annual salary £37,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.50% +14.29% +31.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,500 £39,000
90th Percentile £59,750 £85,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +29.41% -19.05% +50.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Real Time Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Real Time Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Real Time Engineer in the UK

Real Time Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Real Time Engineer.

Salary trend for Real Time Engineer in the UK

Real Time Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Real Time Engineer over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Real Time Engineer in the UK

Real Time Engineer
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Real Time Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +24 27 £37,500 -37.50% 2
UK excluding London +42 17 £55,000 +29.41% 1
East of England +26 12 £55,000 +29.41%
London -18 10 £35,000 -51.72% 1
Midlands - 3 - -
South West - 2 £43,500 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Real Time Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Real Time 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 Real Time Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (96.30%) Software Engineering
2 25 (92.59%) C++
3 24 (88.89%) C
4 14 (51.85%) Degree
5 13 (48.15%) Computer Science
6 8 (29.63%) MATLAB
7 7 (25.93%) Algorithms
7 7 (25.93%) Mathematics
7 7 (25.93%) Image Processing
7 7 (25.93%) Linux
8 6 (22.22%) UML
8 6 (22.22%) Windows
8 6 (22.22%) Validation
8 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
9 5 (18.52%) Code Optimisation
9 5 (18.52%) HEVC
9 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
9 5 (18.52%) OpenGL
10 4 (14.81%) PhD
10 4 (14.81%) Ada
10 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (14.81%) Games
10 4 (14.81%) Scrum
10 4 (14.81%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (14.81%) SDLC
10 4 (14.81%) Signal Processing
10 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
11 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
11 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
11 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared

Real Time Engineer Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Wireless
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) Bluetooth
3 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
1 1 (3.70%) VectorCAST
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) HEVC
1 5 (18.52%) OpenGL
2 3 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (11.11%) STL
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Computer Science
2 7 (25.93%) Algorithms
3 3 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (11.11%) Video\Live Streaming
4 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Android
3 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.41%) VxWorks
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Software Engineering
2 7 (25.93%) Image Processing
2 7 (25.93%) Mathematics
3 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 6 (22.22%) UML
3 6 (22.22%) Validation
4 5 (18.52%) Code Optimisation
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
5 4 (14.81%) Scrum
5 4 (14.81%) SDLC
5 4 (14.81%) Signal Processing
6 3 (11.11%) Content Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 3 (11.11%) OO
6 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 3 (11.11%) SysML
6 3 (11.11%) Use Case
6 3 (11.11%) Video Analytics
6 3 (11.11%) Video Content Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) C++
2 24 (88.89%) C
3 8 (29.63%) MATLAB
4 4 (14.81%) Ada
5 2 (7.41%) Assembly Language
5 2 (7.41%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) Embedded C
5 2 (7.41%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (14.81%) PhD
3 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) DO-178B
1 1 (3.70%) IEC 62304
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 13485
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.70%) MISRA
1 1 (3.70%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) QNX
1 1 (3.70%) Wind River