Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Embedded Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Software Development over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Software Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 314 313 303
Rank change year-on-year -1 -10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 14 30 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.26% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.29% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 45 13
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.06% +2.86% -17.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £60,000 £48,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -5.88%

Embedded Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9007 10237 9539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.84% 89.16% 87.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7281 8000 7868
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Embedded Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Embedded Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Development in the West Midlands

Embedded Software Development
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Embedded Software Development in the West Midlands

Embedded Software Development
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded Software Development in the West Midlands

Embedded Software Development
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 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
Worcestershire - 6 £30,000 -
Birmingham +16 4 £43,750 -20.45%
Staffordshire - 4 £42,500 -
Embedded Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Embedded Software Development.

1 13 (92.86%) C++
2 11 (78.57%) C
3 8 (57.14%) Firmware
4 6 (42.86%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (35.71%) CPLD
5 5 (35.71%) C#
5 5 (35.71%) Electronics
5 5 (35.71%) VHDL
5 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) VxWorks
6 4 (28.57%) Device Driver
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) Python
6 4 (28.57%) Pascal
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (28.57%) Profibus
6 4 (28.57%) Device Driver Development
7 3 (21.43%) FPGA Design
7 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
7 3 (21.43%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (21.43%) Signal Processing
7 3 (21.43%) Xilinx
7 3 (21.43%) Mentor Graphics
7 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 3 (21.43%) EMC

Embedded Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Profibus
2 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (35.71%) Electronics
2 3 (21.43%) Military
3 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Firmware Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) FPGA Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Process Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) CPLD
1 5 (35.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (35.71%) VHDL
2 4 (28.57%) Device Driver
2 4 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
3 3 (21.43%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) VxWorks
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Device Driver Development
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 3 (21.43%) FPGA Design
3 3 (21.43%) Signal Processing
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C++
2 11 (78.57%) C
3 5 (35.71%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) Pascal
4 4 (28.57%) Python
5 3 (21.43%) Assembly Language
5 3 (21.43%) MATLAB
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
6 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) MISRA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) EMC
1 3 (21.43%) Mentor Graphics
1 3 (21.43%) Xilinx