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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 227 226
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 12 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.26% 0.087%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.70% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 2
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £40,000 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,250 £48,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +4.65%  

Embedded Systems is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1939 2296 1936
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.48% 36.90% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1653 1595
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Embedded Systems as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +14 4 £42,500 -3.40% 1
Coventry -10 4 £55,000 +14.58%
Warwickshire +8 3 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Worcestershire -3 1 £47,500 +18.75%
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 18 (90.00%) C++
2 17 (85.00%) C
3 13 (65.00%) C#
4 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
5 11 (55.00%) Electronics
6 10 (50.00%) Middleware
6 10 (50.00%) Java
7 9 (45.00%) Bluetooth
7 9 (45.00%) Degree
8 8 (40.00%) Linux
8 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
9 7 (35.00%) Firmware
9 7 (35.00%) Wireless
10 6 (30.00%) UML
10 6 (30.00%) Python
11 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
11 5 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (25.00%) Automotive
11 5 (25.00%) ZigBee
11 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (25.00%) Apple iOS
11 5 (25.00%) Android
12 4 (20.00%) SDLC
12 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
12 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
13 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
13 3 (15.00%) CMMI
13 3 (15.00%) QNX
13 3 (15.00%) Unified Process

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 (5.00%) Simulink
1 1 (5.00%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Bluetooth
2 7 (35.00%) Wireless
3 5 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (25.00%) ZigBee
4 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.00%) 3G
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security
6 1 (5.00%) RS-232
6 1 (5.00%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 11 (55.00%) Electronics
2 5 (25.00%) Automotive
3 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (15.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Software Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (15.00%) PhoneGap
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) MFC
4 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (15.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Arduino
2 2 (10.00%) CPLD
2 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.00%) CAN bus
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Android
2 5 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (30.00%) UML
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (20.00%) SDLC
6 3 (15.00%) CMMI
6 3 (15.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 3 (15.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) FPGA Design
6 3 (15.00%) Prototyping
6 3 (15.00%) Release Management
6 3 (15.00%) Software Architecture
6 3 (15.00%) SysML
6 3 (15.00%) Unified Process
7 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Schematic Capture
7 2 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C++
2 17 (85.00%) C
3 13 (65.00%) C#
4 10 (50.00%) Java
5 6 (30.00%) Python
6 2 (10.00%) Assembly Language
6 2 (10.00%) MATLAB
7 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
7 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
7 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) MISRA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Green Hills
1 3 (15.00%) QNX
2 1 (5.00%) Assembla
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Renesas
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