Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
England > West Midlands
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 276 292 333
Rank change year-on-year +16 +41 -42
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 31 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 0.54% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 15
West Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £42,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.38% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £51,850
England median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% -7.78% +4.65%

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 3,656 3,856 4,632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.95% 39.52% 38.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,568 3,009 3,441
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,773 £23,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,815 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.37% -0.37% +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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Coventry -5 12 £42,500 -22.73% 1
Worcestershire +37 9 £44,500 - 1
Warwickshire +10 3 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Staffordshire - 3 £43,500 - 4
Birmingham -11 1 - - 2
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 20 (64.52%) Software Engineering
2 17 (54.84%) C
3 15 (48.39%) Electronics
4 13 (41.94%) Automotive
4 13 (41.94%) C#
5 12 (38.71%) Aerospace
6 11 (35.48%) C++
7 8 (25.81%) Validation
7 8 (25.81%) Visual Studio
7 8 (25.81%) Degree
8 7 (22.58%) Python
8 7 (22.58%) Embedded C
8 7 (22.58%) Simulink
9 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (16.13%) People Management
10 5 (16.13%) Algorithms
11 4 (12.90%) SDLC
11 4 (12.90%) Test Planning
11 4 (12.90%) Change Management
11 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
11 4 (12.90%) MathWorks
11 4 (12.90%) Eclipse
11 4 (12.90%) UML
12 3 (9.68%) OO
12 3 (9.68%) Java
12 3 (9.68%) EMC
12 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
12 3 (9.68%) Firmware
12 3 (9.68%) Subversion
12 3 (9.68%) Cryptography

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 7 (22.58%) Simulink
2 1 (3.23%) Stateflow
2 1 (3.23%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) Network Security
2 2 (6.45%) RFID
2 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.23%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.90%) Eclipse
3 3 (9.68%) JIRA
3 3 (9.68%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (9.68%) Subversion
4 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.45%) PVCS
4 2 (6.45%) Redmine
5 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.23%) LabVIEW
5 1 (3.23%) StarTeam
General
1 15 (48.39%) Electronics
2 13 (41.94%) Automotive
3 12 (38.71%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.23%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Software Engineer
2 14 (45.16%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Verification Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) WPF
2 2 (6.45%) MFC
2 2 (6.45%) WinForms
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Algorithms
2 3 (9.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (9.68%) Infotainment
3 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.45%) VHDL
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Software Engineering
2 8 (25.81%) Validation
3 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.13%) People Management
5 4 (12.90%) Change Management
5 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
5 4 (12.90%) SDLC
5 4 (12.90%) Test Planning
5 4 (12.90%) UML
6 3 (9.68%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (9.68%) Cryptography
6 3 (9.68%) Digital Signal Processing
6 3 (9.68%) FPGA Design
6 3 (9.68%) Machine Learning
6 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
6 3 (9.68%) OO
6 3 (9.68%) Prototyping
6 3 (9.68%) Signal Processing
7 2 (6.45%) Physics
7 2 (6.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) C
2 13 (41.94%) C#
3 11 (35.48%) C++
4 7 (22.58%) Embedded C
4 7 (22.58%) Python
5 3 (9.68%) Java
6 2 (6.45%) Assembly Language
6 2 (6.45%) MATLAB
6 2 (6.45%) VC++
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) MISRA
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) MathWorks
2 3 (9.68%) EMC
3 2 (6.45%) Intel
3 2 (6.45%) MKS
3 2 (6.45%) Renesas
4 1 (3.23%) Atlassian