Senior Embedded Software Engineer Jobs

Senior Embedded Software Engineer
UK

The median Senior Embedded Software Engineer salary in the UK is £60,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 703 941 1033
Rank change year-on-year +238 +92 -254
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Embedded Software Engineer 117 82 95
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.074% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.079% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 100 74 68
10th Percentile £52,500 - £50,000
25th Percentile £53,750 £46,250 £53,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,125 £68,125 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - - +9.09%

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 73,695 104,324 133,649
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.89% 94.18% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 55,369 65,580 84,154
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,420 £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 Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Embedded Software Engineer in the UK

Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Embedded Software Engineer in the UK

Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Embedded Software Engineer over the 6 months to 25 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Senior Embedded Software Engineer in the UK

Senior Embedded Software 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 Software Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 25 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 +129 115 £60,000 - 47
England +222 96 £60,000 - 47
Work from Home +167 59 £60,000 +14.29% 25
South East +61 29 £75,000 +20.00% 16
North of England +91 21 £55,000 +4.76% 2
East of England +63 20 £60,000 - 6
South West +28 18 £75,000 +20.00% 14
Scotland -5 17 £60,000 +7.14% 1
North East +16 10 £55,000 +4.76%
North West +57 9 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Midlands +60 6 £55,000 -8.33% 7
Wales - 4 - - 1
West Midlands +75 3 £65,000 +8.33% 6
East Midlands - 3 £50,000 - 1
London +183 2 £75,000 +15.38% 1
Yorkshire +92 2 £40,000 -23.81%

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2024, Senior Embedded Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 117 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 67 (57.26%) C
3 47 (40.17%) Linux
4 42 (35.90%) Embedded Linux
5 30 (25.64%) Embedded C
6 26 (22.22%) C++
6 26 (22.22%) Manufacturing
7 24 (20.51%) Automotive
7 24 (20.51%) Firmware
8 20 (17.09%) Python
9 19 (16.24%) Ethernet
9 19 (16.24%) Device Driver
10 17 (14.53%) Electronics
10 17 (14.53%) OOD
11 16 (13.68%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (13.68%) RS-232
12 15 (12.82%) Yocto
13 14 (11.97%) Git
13 14 (11.97%) Bash
14 13 (11.11%) IoT
14 13 (11.11%) Wireless
15 12 (10.26%) Embedded Systems
16 11 (9.40%) Software Testing
16 11 (9.40%) Degree
17 10 (8.55%) Security Cleared
17 10 (8.55%) Cybersecurity
17 10 (8.55%) Self-Motivation
17 10 (8.55%) Rust
18 9 (7.69%) Algorithms
19 8 (6.84%) DevOps

Senior Embedded Software 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 (3.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Simulink
1 3 (2.56%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.24%) Ethernet
2 16 (13.68%) RS-232
2 16 (13.68%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (11.11%) Wireless
4 5 (4.27%) Bluetooth
4 5 (4.27%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.42%) Profibus
6 3 (2.56%) Internet
7 2 (1.71%) FlexRay
8 1 (0.85%) RS-485
8 1 (0.85%) SpaceWire
Development Applications
1 14 (11.97%) Git
2 8 (6.84%) JIRA
3 4 (3.42%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.42%) Subversion
3 4 (3.42%) Zephyr
General
1 26 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 24 (20.51%) Automotive
3 17 (14.53%) Electronics
4 8 (6.84%) Aviation
5 6 (5.13%) Aerospace
6 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (3.42%) Social Skills
8 3 (2.56%) Marketing
9 2 (1.71%) Finance
9 2 (1.71%) Legal
9 2 (1.71%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.82%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.24%) Device Driver
2 13 (11.11%) IoT
3 12 (10.26%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (8.55%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (7.69%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.42%) CCTV
6 4 (3.42%) SIMD
7 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.85%) Distributed Applications
7 1 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.85%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 47 (40.17%) Linux
2 42 (35.90%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (6.84%) FreeRTOS
4 5 (4.27%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.71%) Android
5 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.71%) Windows
6 1 (0.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (14.53%) OOD
3 11 (9.40%) Software Testing
4 10 (8.55%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (6.84%) Biotechnology
5 8 (6.84%) Device Driver Development
5 8 (6.84%) DevOps
5 8 (6.84%) Embedded Software Development
6 7 (5.98%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (5.98%) Signal Processing
7 6 (5.13%) Computer Science
7 6 (5.13%) SDLC
8 5 (4.27%) Agile
8 5 (4.27%) Computer Vision
8 5 (4.27%) Design Patterns
9 4 (3.42%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (3.42%) Mathematics
9 4 (3.42%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.42%) Value Proposition
9 4 (3.42%) Verification and Validation
Programming Languages
1 67 (57.26%) C
2 30 (25.64%) Embedded C
3 26 (22.22%) C++
4 20 (17.09%) Python
5 14 (11.97%) Bash
6 10 (8.55%) Rust
7 5 (4.27%) C#
8 2 (1.71%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (9.40%) Degree
2 10 (8.55%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.42%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 4 (3.42%) ISO 13485
2 3 (2.56%) ISO 26262
2 3 (2.56%) MISRA
3 2 (1.71%) AUTOSAR
3 2 (1.71%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.71%) QA
4 1 (0.85%) DO-178B
System Software
1 24 (20.51%) Firmware
2 6 (5.13%) Embedded Firmware
3 4 (3.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) Terraform
2 2 (1.71%) Functional Safety
Vendors
1 4 (3.42%) QNX
2 2 (1.71%) SAP