Period
to 20 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Embedded Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

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
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1004 1057 1094
Rank change year-on-year +53 +37 +160
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Embedded Software Engineer 84 126 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.073% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.076% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 73 120 60
UK median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,925
90th Percentile £66,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% +5.88%

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 138,401 165,760 164,657
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 96.41% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 109,839 134,943 136,308
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 20 May 2019.

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 20 May 2019. 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 +27 79 £45,000 -14.29% 41
UK excluding London +16 76 £45,000 -14.29% 42
North of England +45 26 £45,000 -5.26% 4
South East +42 18 £47,500 -9.52% 10
East of England +51 17 £50,000 -9.09% 16
Yorkshire - 13 £45,000 - 2
North West +34 12 £45,000 -5.26%
London +68 8 £53,750 +19.44% 3
Midlands +25 5 £62,500 +31.58% 4
South West +7 5 £48,500 -3.00% 4
Wales - 5 £50,000 - 4
West Midlands +8 3 £62,500 +38.89% 2
East Midlands +25 2 - - 2
North East - 1 - - 2

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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 84 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 78 (92.86%) C
3 67 (79.76%) C++
4 52 (61.90%) Degree
5 50 (59.52%) Linux
6 35 (41.67%) Electronics
7 34 (40.48%) Computer Science
8 31 (36.90%) Validation
9 25 (29.76%) Embedded Software Development
10 24 (28.57%) Embedded C
11 22 (26.19%) Software Architecture
12 21 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 21 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
13 13 (15.48%) Python
14 12 (14.29%) C#
15 11 (13.10%) Embedded C++
15 11 (13.10%) Embedded Linux
16 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (11.90%) SDLC
17 9 (10.71%) Device Driver
18 8 (9.52%) Java
18 8 (9.52%) JavaScript
18 8 (9.52%) RS-232
19 7 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
19 7 (8.33%) Web Services
19 7 (8.33%) Unix
19 7 (8.33%) Windows
19 7 (8.33%) Quality Management
19 7 (8.33%) Firmware
19 7 (8.33%) SC Cleared

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 3 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (1.19%) lighttpd
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Simulink
1 1 (1.19%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.52%) RS-232
2 5 (5.95%) RS-485
2 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.95%) Wireless
3 4 (4.76%) Ethernet
3 4 (4.76%) GSM
3 4 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (1.19%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.19%) CDMA
4 1 (1.19%) LTE
4 1 (1.19%) Modbus
4 1 (1.19%) SNMP
4 1 (1.19%) UMTS
4 1 (1.19%) VoIP
4 1 (1.19%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) MySQL
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (7.14%) GCC
2 3 (3.57%) Bitbucket
2 3 (3.57%) JIRA
2 3 (3.57%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.19%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 35 (41.67%) Electronics
2 5 (5.95%) Automotive
2 5 (5.95%) Military
3 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.19%) Law
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.33%) Node.js
1 7 (8.33%) Web Services
2 5 (5.95%) .NET
3 4 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (4.76%) CSS
3 4 (4.76%) Qt
3 4 (4.76%) REST
3 4 (4.76%) WPF
4 3 (3.57%) QML
5 1 (1.19%) Flash
5 1 (1.19%) HTML
5 1 (1.19%) HTML5
5 1 (1.19%) XML
5 1 (1.19%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (10.71%) Device Driver
3 5 (5.95%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.76%) Internet of Things
4 4 (4.76%) Robotics
5 3 (3.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (2.38%) CAN bus
6 2 (2.38%) CCTV
7 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.19%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 50 (59.52%) Linux
2 11 (13.10%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (8.33%) Android
3 7 (8.33%) Unix
3 7 (8.33%) Windows
4 3 (3.57%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (40.48%) Computer Science
3 31 (36.90%) Validation
4 25 (29.76%) Embedded Software Development
5 22 (26.19%) Software Architecture
6 21 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (11.90%) SDLC
8 7 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (8.33%) Quality Management
9 6 (7.14%) OO
9 6 (7.14%) UML
10 5 (5.95%) Creative Thinking
10 5 (5.95%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (5.95%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.76%) MVC
11 4 (4.76%) Web Application Development
12 3 (3.57%) Change Management
12 3 (3.57%) Risk Management
12 3 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (92.86%) C
2 67 (79.76%) C++
3 24 (28.57%) Embedded C
4 13 (15.48%) Python
5 12 (14.29%) C#
6 11 (13.10%) Embedded C++
7 8 (9.52%) Java
7 8 (9.52%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.95%) PHP
8 5 (5.95%) SQL
9 4 (4.76%) XAML
10 1 (1.19%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.19%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 52 (61.90%) Degree
2 7 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.57%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) ISO 13485
1 1 (1.19%) MISRA
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.57%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.19%) ATG
3 1 (1.19%) Xilinx