The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 239 203
Rank change year-on-year +32 -36  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 7 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.081% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.22% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 9
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,000 £38,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Embedded Systems is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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 generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1688 2230 1689
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 35.14% 36.18% 33.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1645 1439
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Embedded Systems as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Systems in the West Midlands

Embedded Systems
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Embedded Systems in the West Midlands

Embedded Systems
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 Systems within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +31 4 £40,000 -15.78%
Birmingham +19 2 £35,000 -19.07%
Worcestershire - 1 £41,500 -
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Embedded Systems 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 Systems.

1 17 (85.00%) C
2 16 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 13 (65.00%) Electronics
3 13 (65.00%) C++
4 9 (45.00%) Degree
5 8 (40.00%) Java
5 8 (40.00%) Bluetooth
6 7 (35.00%) Python
6 7 (35.00%) C#
7 6 (30.00%) Automotive
7 6 (30.00%) Manufacturing
7 6 (30.00%) Middleware
8 5 (25.00%) Firmware
8 5 (25.00%) Android
8 5 (25.00%) Wireless
9 4 (20.00%) ZigBee
9 4 (20.00%) Windows
9 4 (20.00%) Linux
9 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
10 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
10 3 (15.00%) RS-232
10 3 (15.00%) UML
10 3 (15.00%) Ethernet
10 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
10 3 (15.00%) Assembly Language
10 3 (15.00%) CAD
10 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (10.00%) CPLD
11 2 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

Embedded Systems
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 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Siemens NX
1 1 (5.00%) Simulink
1 1 (5.00%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Bluetooth
2 5 (25.00%) Wireless
3 4 (20.00%) ZigBee
4 3 (15.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (15.00%) RS-232
4 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.00%) 3G
5 1 (5.00%) RS-485
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (65.00%) Electronics
2 6 (30.00%) Automotive
2 6 (30.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Software Engineer
2 13 (65.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Design Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Electrical Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Kernel Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Kernel Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Principal Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Verification Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Arduino
2 2 (10.00%) CPLD
2 2 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (5.00%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Android
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (5.00%) VxWorks
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.00%) CAD
2 3 (15.00%) UML
3 2 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) FPGA Design
3 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (10.00%) Schematic Capture
3 2 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (5.00%) Android Development
4 1 (5.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (5.00%) Industrial Design
4 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.00%) Post-Production
4 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) C
2 13 (65.00%) C++
3 8 (40.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) C#
4 7 (35.00%) Python
5 3 (15.00%) Assembly Language
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
6 2 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
7 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
7 1 (5.00%) Perl
7 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) MISRA
2 1 (5.00%) IEC 61508
2 1 (5.00%) ISO13485
2 1 (5.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Freescale
2 1 (5.00%) Assembla
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) QNX
2 1 (5.00%) Renesas