Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Embedded Software Engineer was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Software Engineer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 296 274 298
Rank change year-on-year -22 +24 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 32 58 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.51% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.53% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 30 77 34
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £36,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% +18.03% -18.67%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £46,100 £43,375
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +13.10% - -1.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9808 11047 10409
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 96.19% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8054 8754 8660
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Embedded Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Embedded Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Engineer in the West Midlands

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Embedded Software Engineer in the West Midlands

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded Software Engineer in the West Midlands

Embedded Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 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 -5 9 £40,000 -4.76% 1
Warwickshire -1 7 £40,500 -10.00%
Birmingham +12 4 £37,500 -7.98%
Staffordshire +2 3 £45,000 +16.88%
Herefordshire -3 3 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Coventry -9 3 £45,000 +25.00%
Shropshire - 3 £42,000 -
Embedded Software Engineer
England

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (96.88%) C
3 20 (62.50%) C++
4 15 (46.88%) Embedded C
5 12 (37.50%) Automotive
6 9 (28.13%) C#
6 9 (28.13%) Windows
6 9 (28.13%) MISRA
7 8 (25.00%) Electronics
7 8 (25.00%) Degree
8 7 (21.88%) MATLAB
9 6 (18.75%) Simulink
9 6 (18.75%) Green Hills
10 5 (15.63%) Subversion
10 5 (15.63%) Stateflow
10 5 (15.63%) Linux
10 5 (15.63%) UML
10 5 (15.63%) VectorCAST
10 5 (15.63%) SDLC
10 5 (15.63%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (15.63%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (12.50%) Renesas
11 4 (12.50%) Software Architecture
11 4 (12.50%) ISO 13485
11 4 (12.50%) MISRA C
11 4 (12.50%) IEC 62304
11 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
11 4 (12.50%) Firmware
11 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Simulink
2 5 (15.63%) Stateflow
3 3 (9.38%) Doxygen
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
2 2 (6.25%) Bluetooth
2 2 (6.25%) RS-485
2 2 (6.25%) Wireless
2 2 (6.25%) ZigBee
3 1 (3.13%) FlexRay
3 1 (3.13%) Network Security
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (15.63%) Subversion
1 5 (15.63%) VectorCAST
2 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.38%) JIRA
4 2 (6.25%) CANoe
General
1 12 (37.50%) Automotive
2 8 (25.00%) Electronics
3 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.25%) Advertising
4 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (3.13%) MFC
3 1 (3.13%) OpenGL
3 1 (3.13%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (6.25%) Life Science
3 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) State Machine
3 1 (3.13%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (3.13%) Unix
4 1 (3.13%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (15.63%) SDLC
2 5 (15.63%) UML
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 4 (12.50%) Software Architecture
4 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Multithreaded Programming
4 3 (9.38%) Multithreading
4 3 (9.38%) QMS
4 3 (9.38%) Quality Management
4 3 (9.38%) Requirements Management
4 3 (9.38%) Scrum
4 3 (9.38%) Software Delivery
4 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (3.13%) Memory Management
6 1 (3.13%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 31 (96.88%) C
2 20 (62.50%) C++
3 15 (46.88%) Embedded C
4 9 (28.13%) C#
5 7 (21.88%) MATLAB
6 3 (9.38%) Embedded C++
6 3 (9.38%) Java
6 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.38%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) MISRA
2 4 (12.50%) IEC 62304
2 4 (12.50%) ISO 13485
2 4 (12.50%) MISRA C
3 3 (9.38%) ISO 9001
4 2 (6.25%) ISO 26262
4 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SELinux
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Green Hills
2 4 (12.50%) Renesas
3 2 (6.25%) Freescale
3 2 (6.25%) Fujitsu
3 2 (6.25%) MKS
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) QNX