Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Embedded Software Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1088 1157 1229
Rank change year-on-year +69 +72 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Embedded Software Engineer 123 65 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.034% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.036% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 122 55 82
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +8.33%

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 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Embedded Software Engineer in the UK

Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Top 12 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 24 November 2017. 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 +107 120 £52,500 +16.67% 9
UK excluding London +115 119 £52,500 +16.67% 8
South East +101 61 £50,000 +11.11% 4
East of England +40 40 £54,000 +2.86% 2
North of England +21 7 £45,000 -1.64%
North West - 6 £45,000 -
Midlands +32 5 £42,000 +5.00%
West Midlands +21 5 £42,000 +5.00%
South West +13 5 £45,000 - 2
London -4 2 £50,000 +4.71% 1
Yorkshire +25 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Wales +20 1 £45,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Senior Embedded Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 123 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 116 (94.31%) C++
3 114 (92.68%) C
4 58 (47.15%) Embedded C
5 55 (44.72%) Embedded C++
6 45 (36.59%) Embedded Systems
7 44 (35.77%) Linux
8 33 (26.83%) Degree
9 31 (25.20%) Assembly Language
10 28 (22.76%) Python
10 28 (22.76%) Embedded Linux
11 26 (21.14%) Manufacturing
12 25 (20.33%) Computer Science
13 22 (17.89%) Unit Testing
13 22 (17.89%) Bash Shell
14 21 (17.07%) Video Processing
14 21 (17.07%) Lua
14 21 (17.07%) Multimedia
15 17 (13.82%) Electronics
16 14 (11.38%) VxWorks
17 13 (10.57%) Computer Science Degree
18 12 (9.76%) Algorithms
18 12 (9.76%) Qt
18 12 (9.76%) Embedded Software Development
19 11 (8.94%) MISRA
20 10 (8.13%) MISRA C
20 10 (8.13%) Telecoms
20 10 (8.13%) DHCP
20 10 (8.13%) C#
21 9 (7.32%) Data Management

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 4 (3.25%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.13%) DHCP
2 6 (4.88%) Wireless
3 5 (4.07%) Bluetooth
4 3 (2.44%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.81%) 3G
6 1 (0.81%) GSM
6 1 (0.81%) HTTP
6 1 (0.81%) Modbus
6 1 (0.81%) SCTP
6 1 (0.81%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Selenium
2 1 (0.81%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.81%) CMake
2 1 (0.81%) CppUnit
2 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.81%) GCC
2 1 (0.81%) GDB
2 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.81%) GNU Toolchain
2 1 (0.81%) Hudson
2 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.81%) JIRA
2 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 26 (21.14%) Manufacturing
2 21 (17.07%) Multimedia
3 17 (13.82%) Electronics
4 10 (8.13%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.25%) Automotive
6 2 (1.63%) Military
7 1 (0.81%) Advertising
7 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.76%) Qt
2 6 (4.88%) QML
3 3 (2.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (2.44%) POSIX
3 3 (2.44%) STL
4 2 (1.63%) JSON
4 2 (1.63%) REST
5 1 (0.81%) HEVC
5 1 (0.81%) HTML
5 1 (0.81%) Middleware
5 1 (0.81%) XML
5 1 (0.81%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.81%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (36.59%) Embedded Systems
2 25 (20.33%) Computer Science
3 12 (9.76%) Algorithms
4 9 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.25%) User Experience
6 3 (2.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.63%) CCTV
7 2 (1.63%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.63%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.81%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.81%) Photography
8 1 (0.81%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 44 (35.77%) Linux
2 28 (22.76%) Embedded Linux
3 14 (11.38%) VxWorks
4 7 (5.69%) Android
5 4 (3.25%) Windows
6 3 (2.44%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (17.89%) Unit Testing
3 21 (17.07%) Video Processing
4 12 (9.76%) Embedded Software Development
5 9 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (7.32%) Data Management
6 7 (5.69%) Signal Processing
6 7 (5.69%) UML
6 7 (5.69%) Validation
7 6 (4.88%) Multithreading
7 6 (4.88%) Scrum
8 5 (4.07%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.07%) SDLC
8 5 (4.07%) Test Automation
9 4 (3.25%) CAD
9 4 (3.25%) Mathematics
9 4 (3.25%) Software Architecture
10 3 (2.44%) OOP
10 3 (2.44%) Project Management
10 3 (2.44%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 116 (94.31%) C++
2 114 (92.68%) C
3 58 (47.15%) Embedded C
4 55 (44.72%) Embedded C++
5 31 (25.20%) Assembly Language
6 28 (22.76%) Python
7 22 (17.89%) Bash Shell
8 21 (17.07%) Lua
9 10 (8.13%) C#
10 8 (6.50%) Java
11 3 (2.44%) Perl
12 2 (1.63%) Ada
13 1 (0.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (26.83%) Degree
2 13 (10.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.25%) Master's Degree
4 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.94%) MISRA
2 10 (8.13%) MISRA C
3 4 (3.25%) ISO 13485
4 3 (2.44%) ISO 26262
5 2 (1.63%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.63%) QA
6 1 (0.81%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.81%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.81%) IEC 61131
6 1 (0.81%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.81%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (1.63%) Dell
1 2 (1.63%) HP
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle