Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Embedded Software Engineer was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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

Senior Embedded Software Engineer
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1061 1081 1163
Rank change year-on-year +20 +82 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Embedded Software Engineer 72 123 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.068% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.071% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 66 122 52
UK median annual salary £48,750 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% -10.00%

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 153,074 172,554 178,525
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.04% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 122,874 138,839 149,066
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%

Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Embedded Software Engineer in the UK

Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Embedded Software Engineer.

Salary trend for Senior Embedded Software Engineer in the UK

Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Embedded Software Engineer over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Embedded Software Engineer in the UK

Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Embedded Software Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. 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 -3 67 £46,250 -11.90% 35
UK excluding London -5 61 £47,500 -9.52% 33
North of England +58 24 £45,000 - 4
Yorkshire - 15 £45,000 - 1
South East -27 13 £50,000 - 9
London +72 11 £55,000 +10.00% 6
South West +20 9 £48,750 +8.33% 4
East of England -3 6 £62,500 +13.64% 9
North West +16 5 £45,000 - 2
Northern Ireland - 5 £50,000 - 2
Midlands +34 4 £57,500 +36.90% 3
North East - 4 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands +17 3 £57,500 +36.90% 3
East Midlands +20 1 - -

Senior Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, Senior Embedded 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 Senior Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 72 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 69 (95.83%) C
3 65 (90.28%) C++
4 40 (55.56%) Linux
5 39 (54.17%) Degree
6 32 (44.44%) Electronics
7 29 (40.28%) Embedded C
8 25 (34.72%) Embedded Software Development
9 22 (30.56%) Computer Science
10 18 (25.00%) Validation
11 17 (23.61%) Software Architecture
12 16 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
12 16 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
13 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (18.06%) Embedded C++
15 8 (11.11%) Mentoring
16 7 (9.72%) MISRA
16 7 (9.72%) Robotics
16 7 (9.72%) Firmware
17 6 (8.33%) Python
17 6 (8.33%) Device Driver
17 6 (8.33%) Android
18 5 (6.94%) Mechatronics
18 5 (6.94%) Atmel
18 5 (6.94%) Computer Science Degree
18 5 (6.94%) Games
18 5 (6.94%) Automotive
18 5 (6.94%) Manufacturing
19 4 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 4 (5.56%) Google

Senior Embedded 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (4.17%) Simulink
2 1 (1.39%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Apple Pay
1 4 (5.56%) Google Pay
1 4 (5.56%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) Bluetooth
1 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.17%) ZigBee
3 2 (2.78%) FlexRay
3 2 (2.78%) Z-Wave
4 1 (1.39%) CDMA
4 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.39%) GSM
4 1 (1.39%) LTE
4 1 (1.39%) Modbus
4 1 (1.39%) RS-485
4 1 (1.39%) UMTS
4 1 (1.39%) WCDMA
4 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) GCC
2 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (1.39%) Maven
3 1 (1.39%) Polyspace
3 1 (1.39%) Robot Framework
3 1 (1.39%) VectorCAST
3 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (44.44%) Electronics
2 5 (6.94%) Automotive
2 5 (6.94%) Games
2 5 (6.94%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.39%) German Language
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) Qt
2 2 (2.78%) Flash
2 2 (2.78%) JSF
2 2 (2.78%) QML
3 1 (1.39%) COM
3 1 (1.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Robotics
2 6 (8.33%) Device Driver
3 4 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.78%) CCTV
6 1 (1.39%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.39%) Industry 4.0
6 1 (1.39%) Life Science
6 1 (1.39%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.39%) Smart Home
6 1 (1.39%) STB
Operating Systems
1 40 (55.56%) Linux
2 16 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (8.33%) Android
4 4 (5.56%) VxWorks
5 3 (4.17%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (34.72%) Embedded Software Development
3 22 (30.56%) Computer Science
4 18 (25.00%) Validation
5 17 (23.61%) Software Architecture
6 16 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
7 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.94%) Mechatronics
10 4 (5.56%) Secure Coding
11 3 (4.17%) Android Development
11 3 (4.17%) Digital Signal Processing
11 3 (4.17%) Signal Processing
11 3 (4.17%) Technical Leadership
12 2 (2.78%) OOP
12 2 (2.78%) Open Source
12 2 (2.78%) Scrum
12 2 (2.78%) Test Automation
12 2 (2.78%) UML
12 2 (2.78%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 69 (95.83%) C
2 65 (90.28%) C++
3 29 (40.28%) Embedded C
4 13 (18.06%) Embedded C++
5 6 (8.33%) Python
6 4 (5.56%) Java
7 3 (4.17%) C#
8 2 (2.78%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.78%) R
9 1 (1.39%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (54.17%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) MISRA
2 4 (5.56%) MISRA C
3 2 (2.78%) JTAG
3 2 (2.78%) QA
4 1 (1.39%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (6.94%) Atmel
2 4 (5.56%) Apple
2 4 (5.56%) Google
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.56%) Samsung
3 2 (2.78%) BT
4 1 (1.39%) ATG