Period
to 19 August 2018

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 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 255 297 322
Rank change year-on-year +42 +25 -12
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 42 26 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 0.65% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 21
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -3.41% +3.53%
10th Percentile £34,500 £32,850 £36,250
90th Percentile £69,750 £57,000 £52,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

Embedded Systems is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,663 4,028 4,615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.43% 40.18% 38.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,599 3,244 3,366
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Systems in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
Birmingham -3 16 - - 3
Coventry +11 10 £42,500 -5.56% 5
Worcestershire +21 7 £47,500 - 5
Herefordshire - 5 £70,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 4 £43,500 - 5
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing Embedded Systems also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 36 (85.71%) Electronics
2 24 (57.14%) Degree
3 19 (45.24%) Automotive
3 19 (45.24%) C
4 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
4 16 (38.10%) ISO 26262
5 12 (28.57%) C#
6 11 (26.19%) Validation
7 10 (23.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 10 (23.81%) SysML
7 10 (23.81%) Firmware
8 8 (19.05%) Embedded C
8 8 (19.05%) Visual Studio
8 8 (19.05%) Linux
8 8 (19.05%) VHDL
9 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 6 (14.29%) Simulink
10 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
10 6 (14.29%) SNMP
10 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 6 (14.29%) C++
10 6 (14.29%) Aerospace
10 6 (14.29%) Change Management
10 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 6 (14.29%) CPLD
11 5 (11.90%) Digital Signal Processing
11 5 (11.90%) Signal Processing
11 5 (11.90%) Node.js
11 5 (11.90%) RS-485
11 5 (11.90%) Cybersecurity

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 6 (14.29%) Simulink
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (14.29%) SNMP
3 5 (11.90%) RS-485
4 2 (4.76%) Network Security
5 1 (2.38%) ADSL
5 1 (2.38%) Broadband
5 1 (2.38%) RFID
5 1 (2.38%) VDSL
5 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.38%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.38%) PVCS
3 1 (2.38%) StarTeam
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 36 (85.71%) Electronics
2 19 (45.24%) Automotive
3 6 (14.29%) Aerospace
4 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
5 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 13 (30.95%) Software Engineer
3 10 (23.81%) Architect
3 10 (23.81%) Systems Architect
4 6 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Design Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Embedded C Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) C Software Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Designer
8 1 (2.38%) FPGA Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Product Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Designer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior UX Designer
8 1 (2.38%) UX Designer
8 1 (2.38%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) CSS
1 5 (11.90%) HTML
1 5 (11.90%) Node.js
2 2 (4.76%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (19.05%) VHDL
3 6 (14.29%) CPLD
4 5 (11.90%) Verilog
5 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.38%) ASIC
6 1 (2.38%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) Unix
4 1 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
2 11 (26.19%) Validation
3 10 (23.81%) SysML
4 6 (14.29%) Change Management
4 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 5 (11.90%) Cryptography
5 5 (11.90%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (11.90%) Digital Signal Processing
5 5 (11.90%) FPGA Design
5 5 (11.90%) Signal Processing
5 5 (11.90%) UML
6 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.52%) Mathematics
7 3 (7.14%) Prototyping
8 2 (4.76%) Memory Management
8 2 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (4.76%) Schematic Capture
9 1 (2.38%) Scenario Testing
9 1 (2.38%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) C
2 12 (28.57%) C#
3 8 (19.05%) Embedded C
4 6 (14.29%) C++
4 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.14%) Python
6 2 (4.76%) Assembly Language
6 2 (4.76%) Java
6 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.38%) VC++
Qualifications
1 24 (57.14%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) HND
3 1 (2.38%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (38.10%) ISO 26262
2 1 (2.38%) MISRA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) EMC
2 1 (2.38%) Atlassian