Senior Embedded Engineer Jobs

Senior Embedded Engineer
UK

The median Senior Embedded Engineer salary in the UK is £62,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 22 February 2024.

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

6 months to
22 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 646 903 985
Rank change year-on-year +257 +82 -257
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Embedded Engineer 172 103 144
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.093% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.098% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 153 79 84
10th Percentile £52,500 - £47,725
25th Percentile £55,000 £46,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
75th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 74,136 104,699 132,906
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 94.37% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 55,857 66,167 83,953
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,280 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Senior Embedded Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Embedded Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Embedded Engineer in the UK

Senior Embedded Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Embedded Engineer.

Salary trend for Senior Embedded Engineer in the UK

Senior Embedded Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Embedded Engineer over the 6 months to 22 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Senior Embedded Engineer in the UK

Senior Embedded Engineer
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Embedded Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 22 February 2024. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London +175 169 £62,500 +4.17% 51
England +257 150 £62,500 +4.17% 49
Work from Home +170 74 £60,000 +14.29% 24
South East +80 46 £70,000 +12.00% 16
Midlands +83 35 £63,750 +6.25% 7
West Midlands +82 28 £65,000 +8.33% 6
North of England +104 25 £55,000 +4.76% 3
East of England +62 22 £60,000 -2.04% 8
South West +39 20 £72,500 +16.00% 12
Scotland -7 17 £60,000 +7.14% 2
North West +57 13 £55,000 -15.38% 3
North East +15 10 £55,000 +4.76%
East Midlands - 7 £60,000 - 1
Wales - 4 - - 3
London +191 2 £75,000 +15.38% 2
Yorkshire +93 2 £40,000 -23.81%

Senior Embedded Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 22 February 2024, Senior Embedded Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Senior Embedded Engineer in the job title.

1 147 (85.47%) Software Engineering
2 103 (59.88%) C
3 74 (43.02%) Linux
4 61 (35.47%) Embedded Linux
5 58 (33.72%) C++
6 37 (21.51%) Firmware
7 35 (20.35%) Automotive
8 34 (19.77%) Embedded C
8 34 (19.77%) Yocto
9 33 (19.19%) Electronics
10 32 (18.60%) IoT
11 29 (16.86%) Embedded Software Development
11 29 (16.86%) Manufacturing
12 27 (15.70%) Problem-Solving
13 26 (15.12%) Agile
14 24 (13.95%) Embedded Systems
15 23 (13.37%) Device Driver
15 23 (13.37%) Python
16 21 (12.21%) Wireless
17 20 (11.63%) Wi-Fi
17 20 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (11.05%) Ethernet
19 17 (9.88%) OOD
20 16 (9.30%) Degree
20 16 (9.30%) RS-232
21 14 (8.14%) Git
21 14 (8.14%) Bash
22 12 (6.98%) Bluetooth
22 12 (6.98%) Device Driver Development
22 12 (6.98%) Embedded Firmware

Senior Embedded Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (1.74%) Simulink
1 3 (1.74%) TargetLink
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.58%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.21%) Wireless
2 20 (11.63%) Wi-Fi
3 19 (11.05%) Ethernet
4 16 (9.30%) RS-232
5 12 (6.98%) Bluetooth
6 5 (2.91%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.33%) GSM
7 4 (2.33%) J1939
7 4 (2.33%) Profibus
8 3 (1.74%) Internet
9 2 (1.16%) FlexRay
9 2 (1.16%) SpaceWire
10 1 (0.58%) 3G
10 1 (0.58%) 4G
10 1 (0.58%) GPRS
10 1 (0.58%) Modbus
10 1 (0.58%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 14 (8.14%) Git
2 9 (5.23%) JIRA
3 7 (4.07%) Subversion
4 4 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.33%) Zephyr
5 2 (1.16%) GCC
6 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
General
1 35 (20.35%) Automotive
2 33 (19.19%) Electronics
3 29 (16.86%) Manufacturing
4 20 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.23%) Social Skills
6 8 (4.65%) Aerospace
6 8 (4.65%) Aviation
7 5 (2.91%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (2.33%) Marketing
9 3 (1.74%) Finance
9 3 (1.74%) Public Sector
9 3 (1.74%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.16%) Legal
11 1 (0.58%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.77%) Yocto
2 4 (2.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (1.16%) Qt
4 1 (0.58%) Flash
4 1 (0.58%) Wayland
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.60%) IoT
2 24 (13.95%) Embedded Systems
3 23 (13.37%) Device Driver
4 10 (5.81%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (5.23%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.33%) CCTV
6 4 (2.33%) FPGA
6 4 (2.33%) SIMD
7 3 (1.74%) Analogue Electronics
8 1 (0.58%) ARM Cortex
8 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.58%) Distributed Applications
8 1 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.58%) NB-IoT
8 1 (0.58%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 74 (43.02%) Linux
2 61 (35.47%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (4.65%) FreeRTOS
4 6 (3.49%) VxWorks
5 4 (2.33%) Windows
6 2 (1.16%) Android
6 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.58%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (85.47%) Software Engineering
2 29 (16.86%) Embedded Software Development
3 27 (15.70%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (15.12%) Agile
5 17 (9.88%) OOD
6 12 (6.98%) Device Driver Development
7 11 (6.40%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (6.40%) Software Testing
8 8 (4.65%) Biotechnology
8 8 (4.65%) DevOps
9 7 (4.07%) Multithreading
9 7 (4.07%) Signal Processing
10 6 (3.49%) Computer Science
10 6 (3.49%) Computer Vision
10 6 (3.49%) Linux Kernel Development
10 6 (3.49%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (3.49%) SDLC
11 5 (2.91%) Customer Requirements
11 5 (2.91%) Design Patterns
11 5 (2.91%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 103 (59.88%) C
2 58 (33.72%) C++
3 34 (19.77%) Embedded C
4 23 (13.37%) Python
5 14 (8.14%) Bash
6 10 (5.81%) Rust
7 6 (3.49%) C#
8 3 (1.74%) MATLAB
8 3 (1.74%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.16%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.16%) Lua
10 1 (0.58%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.58%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 16 (9.30%) Degree
2 11 (6.40%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.81%) Automotive SPICE
2 6 (3.49%) AUTOSAR
3 4 (2.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 4 (2.33%) ISO 13485
4 3 (1.74%) ISO 26262
4 3 (1.74%) MISRA
5 2 (1.16%) ISO 9000
5 2 (1.16%) QA
6 1 (0.58%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.58%) IEC 61131
6 1 (0.58%) JTAG
System Software
1 37 (21.51%) Firmware
2 12 (6.98%) Embedded Firmware
3 4 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.33%) Terraform
2 2 (1.16%) Functional Safety
Vendors
1 4 (2.33%) QNX
2 3 (1.74%) EMC
2 3 (1.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.74%) SAP