Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Embedded Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1087 1089 1184
Rank change year-on-year +2 +95 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Embedded Software Engineer 70 107 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.061% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.063% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 66 105 46
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £57,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 158,028 168,578 183,103
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 95.95% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 127,272 135,008 153,428
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £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% - +6.25%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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
UK excluding London -10 66 £50,000 - 42
England -8 65 £50,000 -2.44% 41
South East -18 25 £50,000 - 20
North of England +39 18 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Yorkshire +28 11 £45,000 -7.69% 2
East of England -1 7 £70,000 +33.33% 9
South West -3 7 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Northern Ireland - 5 £50,000 - 1
London +27 4 £55,000 - 4
Midlands +24 4 £51,250 +20.59%
North East - 4 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands +43 3 £57,500 +35.29%
North West -1 3 £50,000 +11.11% 2
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 70 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 67 (95.71%) C
3 62 (88.57%) C++
4 37 (52.86%) Linux
5 34 (48.57%) Degree
6 32 (45.71%) Embedded C
7 29 (41.43%) Electronics
8 19 (27.14%) Computer Science
9 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (22.86%) Embedded C++
9 16 (22.86%) Embedded Linux
10 13 (18.57%) Embedded Software Development
11 11 (15.71%) Firmware
11 11 (15.71%) Validation
12 10 (14.29%) MISRA
13 9 (12.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 9 (12.86%) C#
13 9 (12.86%) Android
13 9 (12.86%) Software Architecture
13 9 (12.86%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (11.43%) Mentoring
15 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (10.00%) MISRA C
15 7 (10.00%) Secure Coding
15 7 (10.00%) Digital Signal Processing
15 7 (10.00%) Signal Processing
15 7 (10.00%) UML
15 7 (10.00%) VxWorks
15 7 (10.00%) Assembly Language
15 7 (10.00%) Python

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:

Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
1 3 (4.29%) Simulink
2 1 (1.43%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Apple Pay
1 4 (5.71%) Google Pay
1 4 (5.71%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) Bluetooth
1 4 (5.71%) RS-232
1 4 (5.71%) RS-485
2 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.86%) FlexRay
4 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.43%) Wireless
4 1 (1.43%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.43%) Polyspace
2 1 (1.43%) VectorCAST
General
1 29 (41.43%) Electronics
2 6 (8.57%) Automotive
3 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.43%) Games
4 1 (1.43%) German Language
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) .NET
1 4 (5.71%) POSIX
2 3 (4.29%) Qt
3 2 (2.86%) JSF
3 2 (2.86%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.14%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.00%) Device Driver
4 4 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (4.29%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.29%) Robotics
6 2 (2.86%) CCTV
6 2 (2.86%) Industry 4.0
6 2 (2.86%) Life Science
7 1 (1.43%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.43%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.43%) Smart Home
7 1 (1.43%) STB
Operating Systems
1 37 (52.86%) Linux
2 16 (22.86%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (12.86%) Android
4 7 (10.00%) VxWorks
5 2 (2.86%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.57%) Embedded Software Development
4 11 (15.71%) Validation
5 9 (12.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (12.86%) Software Architecture
6 8 (11.43%) Mentoring
7 7 (10.00%) Digital Signal Processing
7 7 (10.00%) Secure Coding
7 7 (10.00%) Signal Processing
7 7 (10.00%) UML
8 6 (8.57%) Project Management
9 5 (7.14%) OO
10 4 (5.71%) Coaching
10 4 (5.71%) Functional Testing
10 4 (5.71%) Image Processing
10 4 (5.71%) Mathematics
10 4 (5.71%) Multithreading
10 4 (5.71%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (95.71%) C
2 62 (88.57%) C++
3 32 (45.71%) Embedded C
4 16 (22.86%) Embedded C++
5 9 (12.86%) C#
6 7 (10.00%) Assembly Language
6 7 (10.00%) Python
7 3 (4.29%) Java
7 3 (4.29%) VB
7 3 (4.29%) VC++
8 2 (2.86%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.86%) R
9 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (48.57%) Degree
2 7 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.86%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.29%) MISRA
2 7 (10.00%) MISRA C
3 6 (8.57%) QA
4 1 (1.43%) ISO 26262
4 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (15.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (7.14%) Google
2 4 (5.71%) Apple
2 4 (5.71%) Samsung
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.43%) Atmel
4 1 (1.43%) Mentor Graphics