Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 302 319 322
Rank change year-on-year +17 +3 -38
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 27 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.16% 0.073%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.44% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 4
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +7.14% -8.33%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,450
90th Percentile £53,125 £52,250 £43,375
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 3779 4136 3531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.43% 36.57% 32.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2991 3047 2818
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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
Coventry +14 9 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Birmingham +26 7 £45,000 +38.46%
Warwickshire -3 5 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Staffordshire +8 2 £48,750 -18.75%
Worcestershire -6 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Halesowen - 2 £45,000 -
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (62.96%) C
2 14 (51.85%) C++
2 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
3 12 (44.44%) Electronics
3 12 (44.44%) C#
4 8 (29.63%) Degree
5 7 (25.93%) Automotive
5 7 (25.93%) Subversion
6 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (22.22%) Java
6 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 6 (22.22%) SDLC
7 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
7 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
7 5 (18.52%) Linux
7 5 (18.52%) UML
7 5 (18.52%) Bluetooth
7 5 (18.52%) Middleware
8 4 (14.81%) Validation
8 4 (14.81%) Firmware
8 4 (14.81%) Client/Server
8 4 (14.81%) OOD
8 4 (14.81%) OO
8 4 (14.81%) Python
8 4 (14.81%) .NET
8 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
8 4 (14.81%) ZigBee
8 4 (14.81%) WPF
8 4 (14.81%) Embedded Software Development

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 (3.70%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Bluetooth
2 4 (14.81%) ZigBee
3 3 (11.11%) Wireless
4 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.70%) Modbus
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security
5 1 (3.70%) RS-485
5 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Subversion
2 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
3 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
4 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 3 (11.11%) JIRA
4 3 (11.11%) Redmine
5 2 (7.41%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (3.70%) ProC
6 1 (3.70%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 12 (44.44%) Electronics
2 7 (25.93%) Automotive
3 3 (11.11%) Aerospace
4 2 (7.41%) Games
4 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.70%) Finance
5 1 (3.70%) French Language
5 1 (3.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Software Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Software Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) C Developer
4 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.81%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C/C++ Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C/C++ Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C++ Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C++ Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior C Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Embedded Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Middleware
2 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) WPF
3 2 (7.41%) PhoneGap
4 1 (3.70%) MFC
4 1 (3.70%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Client/Server
3 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
4 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
4 2 (7.41%) Social Media
5 1 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (3.70%) Fintech
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.70%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Android
2 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.41%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) SDLC
2 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (18.52%) UML
4 4 (14.81%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) MVVM
4 4 (14.81%) OO
4 4 (14.81%) OOD
4 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Validation
5 3 (11.11%) Document Management
5 3 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) Content Development
6 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) SysML
7 1 (3.70%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 1 (3.70%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) C
2 14 (51.85%) C++
3 12 (44.44%) C#
4 6 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (14.81%) Python
6 3 (11.11%) Embedded C
7 2 (7.41%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.70%) Ada
8 1 (3.70%) Assembly Language
8 1 (3.70%) Go
8 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO 26262
1 2 (7.41%) MISRA
2 1 (3.70%) IEC 61508
2 1 (3.70%) IEC 62304
2 1 (3.70%) MISRA C
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) MKS
2 1 (3.70%) Green Hills
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) QNX