Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 300 328
Rank change year-on-year +55 +28 -13
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 48 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.56% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.37% 0.67% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 16
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £34,300 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £56,875 £52,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 3,511 3,883 4,521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.75% 39.19% 38.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,522 3,087 3,316
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,275 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,100 £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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +20 27 - - 2
Herefordshire - 9 £70,000 -
Coventry +7 6 £43,750 -2.78%
Worcestershire +17 4 £43,250 -11.28% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £42,500 - 2
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 37 (77.08%) Electronics
2 34 (70.83%) Degree
3 27 (56.25%) ISO 26262
4 24 (50.00%) C
5 18 (37.50%) Automotive
6 15 (31.25%) SysML
7 14 (29.17%) Firmware
8 12 (25.00%) Linux
8 12 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 12 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 11 (22.92%) C#
9 11 (22.92%) Telecoms
10 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
10 10 (20.83%) SNMP
10 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
10 10 (20.83%) Embedded C
10 10 (20.83%) CPLD
10 10 (20.83%) VHDL
11 9 (18.75%) Verilog
11 9 (18.75%) CSS
11 9 (18.75%) HTML
11 9 (18.75%) Windows
11 9 (18.75%) RS-485
11 9 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (18.75%) Node.js
12 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
13 6 (12.50%) Validation
14 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
14 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
14 4 (8.33%) Change Management

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 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) SNMP
1 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 9 (18.75%) RS-485
3 3 (6.25%) ADSL
3 3 (6.25%) Broadband
3 3 (6.25%) VDSL
3 3 (6.25%) xDSL
4 2 (4.17%) DSL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) JIRA
2 1 (2.08%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.08%) StarTeam
2 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 37 (77.08%) Electronics
2 18 (37.50%) Automotive
3 11 (22.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Architect
1 15 (31.25%) Embedded Engineer
1 15 (31.25%) Systems Architect
2 12 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Design Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Product Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) Designer
5 1 (2.08%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) FPGA Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) Senior Designer
5 1 (2.08%) Senior UX Designer
5 1 (2.08%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) CSS
1 9 (18.75%) HTML
1 9 (18.75%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 10 (20.83%) CPLD
2 10 (20.83%) VHDL
3 9 (18.75%) Verilog
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) ASIC
5 1 (2.08%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.75%) Windows
3 3 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) SysML
2 12 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
5 6 (12.50%) Validation
6 4 (8.33%) Change Management
6 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.25%) Cryptography
7 3 (6.25%) Digital Signal Processing
7 3 (6.25%) FPGA Design
7 3 (6.25%) Signal Processing
7 3 (6.25%) Software Testing
7 3 (6.25%) UML
7 3 (6.25%) Use Case
8 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
8 2 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (4.17%) Schematic Capture
9 1 (2.08%) People Management
9 1 (2.08%) Prototyping
9 1 (2.08%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) C
2 11 (22.92%) C#
3 10 (20.83%) Embedded C
3 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.25%) C++
4 3 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (70.83%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) HNC
2 3 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (56.25%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 14 (29.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) EMC
2 1 (2.08%) Atlassian