Period
to 25 November 2020

The median annual salary for a Real Time Software Engineer was £135,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 November 2020.

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

Real-Time Software Engineer
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 700 1062 1136
Rank change year-on-year +362 +74 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Real Time Software Engineer 16 8 23
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.006% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.006% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 24
Median annual salary £135,000 £27,155 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +397.15% -39.66% +20.00%
10th Percentile £127,500 £26,289 £32,500
90th Percentile £142,500 £62,125 £77,250
UK excluding London median annual salary - £27,155 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -39.66% -18.18%

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 52,132 128,964 153,286
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 95.60% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 43,454 103,194 123,472
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Real Time Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Real Time Software Engineer in the UK

Real Time Software Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Real Time Software Engineer.

Salary trend for Real Time Software Engineer in the UK

Real Time Software Engineer
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Real Time Software Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 25 November 2020. 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 +323 16 £135,000 +397.15% 6
UK excluding London +275 14 - - 4
South East +201 14 - - 3
London - 2 £135,000 - 2

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2020, Real Time Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Real Time Software Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) C++
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (87.50%) Unit Testing
2 14 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 14 (87.50%) Eclipse
2 14 (87.50%) Embedded C
2 14 (87.50%) Embedded C++
2 14 (87.50%) C
2 14 (87.50%) C#
2 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) OOD
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) Front Office
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 2 (12.50%) Hedge funds
3 2 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 2 (12.50%) SDLC
3 2 (12.50%) Automated Trading
3 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science

Real Time Software 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:

Development Applications
1 14 (87.50%) Eclipse
1 14 (87.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
1 2 (12.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 14 (87.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 2 (12.50%) Automated Trading
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) OOD
3 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (12.50%) SDLC
3 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (87.50%) C
2 14 (87.50%) C#
2 14 (87.50%) Embedded C
2 14 (87.50%) Embedded C++
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) Python