Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 231 296 310
Rank change year-on-year +65 +14 -
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 41 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.31% 0.65% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 18
West Midlands median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £21,625 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £54,575 £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 3,133 3,540 3,815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.38% 36.33% 36.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,199 2,668 2,771
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,935 £24,500
90th Percentile £71,000 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 +29 20 £57,500 +12.20% 1
Herefordshire - 12 £70,000 - 1
Coventry +20 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Worcestershire -7 3 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 31 (75.61%) Degree
2 28 (68.29%) Electronics
3 19 (46.34%) ISO 26262
3 19 (46.34%) Systems Engineering
4 18 (43.90%) C
5 14 (34.15%) Telecoms
6 13 (31.71%) Test Automation
6 13 (31.71%) Linux
7 12 (29.27%) Firmware
8 11 (26.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 10 (24.39%) CPLD
9 10 (24.39%) VHDL
10 9 (21.95%) Automotive
10 9 (21.95%) SysML
10 9 (21.95%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (19.51%) RS-485
11 8 (19.51%) Node.js
11 8 (19.51%) Verilog
11 8 (19.51%) Windows
11 8 (19.51%) SNMP
11 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
11 8 (19.51%) Embedded C
11 8 (19.51%) C#
11 8 (19.51%) CSS
11 8 (19.51%) HTML
11 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
12 6 (14.63%) Validation
13 5 (12.20%) Publishing
13 5 (12.20%) VDSL
13 5 (12.20%) Embedded Linux

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 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) RS-485
1 8 (19.51%) SNMP
1 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.20%) ADSL
2 5 (12.20%) Broadband
2 5 (12.20%) VDSL
2 5 (12.20%) xDSL
3 3 (7.32%) DSL
4 1 (2.44%) Firewall
4 1 (2.44%) Network Security
4 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Subversion
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (68.29%) Electronics
2 14 (34.15%) Telecoms
3 9 (21.95%) Automotive
4 5 (12.20%) Publishing
5 1 (2.44%) Finance
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Embedded Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Architect
3 9 (21.95%) Systems Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Graduate
5 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) FPGA Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Product Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Verification Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Penetration Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Security Penetration Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Security Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) CSS
1 8 (19.51%) HTML
1 8 (19.51%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 10 (24.39%) CPLD
2 10 (24.39%) VHDL
3 8 (19.51%) Verilog
4 2 (4.88%) ASIC
5 1 (2.44%) CESG
5 1 (2.44%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Linux
2 8 (19.51%) Windows
3 5 (12.20%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Systems Engineering
2 13 (31.71%) Test Automation
3 9 (21.95%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (21.95%) SysML
4 6 (14.63%) Validation
5 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
5 5 (12.20%) Use Case
6 3 (7.32%) Change Management
6 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.32%) Cryptography
6 3 (7.32%) Digital Signal Processing
6 3 (7.32%) FPGA Design
6 3 (7.32%) Signal Processing
7 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
8 1 (2.44%) Mechatronics
8 1 (2.44%) OSSTMM
8 1 (2.44%) OWASP
8 1 (2.44%) Regression Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) C
2 8 (19.51%) C#
2 8 (19.51%) Embedded C
2 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.20%) Bash Shell
3 5 (12.20%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (75.61%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) HNC
2 5 (12.20%) HND
3 1 (2.44%) CREST Certified
3 1 (2.44%) CSSLP
3 1 (2.44%) GPEN
3 1 (2.44%) GXPN
3 1 (2.44%) OSCE
3 1 (2.44%) OSCP
3 1 (2.44%) OSWP
3 1 (2.44%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (46.34%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Firmware