Period
to 26 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Embedded Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

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
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 953 760 1018
Rank change year-on-year -193 +258 +76
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Embedded Software Engineer 38 57 101
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.081% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.085% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 37 46 87
10th Percentile £45,750 £41,000 "
25th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £51,250 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £58,438 £62,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 102,653 67,195 139,242
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.20% 95.04% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 72,972 54,824 112,582
10th Percentile £31,986 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 26 July 2021.

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 26 July 2021. 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 -152 35 £55,000 +10.00% 39
England -190 35 £55,000 +15.79% 37
North of England -57 12 £52,500 -30.00% 3
Work from Home - 11 £60,000 - 7
South East -82 10 £60,000 +9.09% 10
North West -33 7 £55,000 -26.67%
Midlands -84 6 £55,750 +17.37% 3
Yorkshire -48 5 £49,500 - 3
West Midlands -70 5 £54,000 +22.73% 2
East of England - 5 £66,250 - 16
East Midlands -51 1 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Scotland -60 1 £55,000 +10.00% 3
South West -75 1 £55,000 +10.00% 3
London -122 1 £67,500 +28.57% 2

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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 38 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (81.58%) C
3 24 (63.16%) C++
4 21 (55.26%) Linux
5 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (36.84%) Embedded Linux
7 13 (34.21%) Mentoring
7 13 (34.21%) Multithreading
8 12 (31.58%) OO
9 11 (28.95%) Embedded C
10 10 (26.32%) TDD
11 9 (23.68%) Degree
11 9 (23.68%) Electronics
11 9 (23.68%) Social Skills
12 8 (21.05%) Algorithms
12 8 (21.05%) OOP
12 8 (21.05%) Mathematics
13 7 (18.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 7 (18.42%) Manufacturing
13 7 (18.42%) Embedded C++
13 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (15.79%) Artificial Intelligence
14 6 (15.79%) Functional Testing
14 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
14 6 (15.79%) Technical Leadership
14 6 (15.79%) ISO 9001
14 6 (15.79%) Python
14 6 (15.79%) Software Testing
15 5 (13.16%) Aerospace
15 5 (13.16%) Device Driver

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 2 (5.26%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Ethernet
1 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
1 5 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (13.16%) Wireless
2 3 (7.89%) RS-232
2 3 (7.89%) RS-485
3 2 (5.26%) Bluetooth
3 2 (5.26%) FlexRay
4 1 (2.63%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.89%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (7.89%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.63%) GCC
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 9 (23.68%) Electronics
1 9 (23.68%) Social Skills
2 7 (18.42%) Manufacturing
3 5 (13.16%) Aerospace
4 4 (10.53%) Automotive
5 2 (5.26%) Law
6 1 (2.63%) Avionics
6 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Yocto
2 2 (5.26%) HTML
2 2 (5.26%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Algorithms
2 7 (18.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (13.16%) Device Driver
4 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Linux
2 14 (36.84%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Android
4 3 (7.89%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (34.21%) Mentoring
3 13 (34.21%) Multithreading
4 12 (31.58%) OO
5 10 (26.32%) TDD
6 8 (21.05%) Mathematics
6 8 (21.05%) OOP
7 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (15.79%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (15.79%) Functional Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Software Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Technical Leadership
8 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
9 5 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (13.16%) Scrum
10 4 (10.53%) OOD
11 3 (7.89%) Pair Programming
11 3 (7.89%) UML
11 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (81.58%) C
2 24 (63.16%) C++
3 11 (28.95%) Embedded C
4 7 (18.42%) Embedded C++
5 6 (15.79%) Python
6 5 (13.16%) Java
7 2 (5.26%) Ada
7 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.26%) MATLAB
7 2 (5.26%) Perl
7 2 (5.26%) Ruby
8 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.63%) C#
8 1 (2.63%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) ISO 9001
2 3 (7.89%) ISO 26262
3 1 (2.63%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Firmware
2 1 (2.63%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.89%) Xilinx
2 1 (2.63%) Parasoft