Period
to 6 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Embedded C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded C over the 6 months to 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded C
UK > England
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 597 716 673
Rank change year-on-year +119 -43 -16
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 243 367 565
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 0.51% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 222 295 438
Median annual salary £51,250 £49,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.54% -1.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £37,163 £32,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £62,475 £62,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +17.65%

Embedded C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 44,016 72,299 91,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.21% 54.33% 56.34%
Number of salaries quoted 36,561 59,506 76,493
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Embedded C as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C in England

Embedded C
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Embedded C in England.

Salary trend for Embedded C in England

Embedded C
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Embedded C in England over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Embedded C in England

Embedded C
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C within the England region over the 6 months to 6 June 2020. 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
South East +96 63 £52,500 +5.00% 14
South West +31 56 £50,000 -9.09% 9
North of England +143 40 £57,500 +27.78% 4
East of England +77 37 £45,000 -10.00% 13
Midlands +65 36 £47,500 - 13
North West +91 33 £57,500 +27.78%
West Midlands +63 25 £47,500 -4.04% 6
East Midlands +40 11 £47,500 +14.46% 6
London +116 10 £52,500 +40.00% 9
Yorkshire +115 7 £45,000 -12.20% 3
Embedded C
UK

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, IT jobs citing Embedded C 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 England region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 236 (97.12%) C
2 151 (62.14%) Software Engineering
3 137 (56.38%) C++
4 89 (36.63%) Degree
5 78 (32.10%) Firmware
6 71 (29.22%) Embedded C++
7 54 (22.22%) Electronics
8 52 (21.40%) Computer Science
9 51 (20.99%) Linux
10 49 (20.16%) Bluetooth
11 48 (19.75%) C#
12 47 (19.34%) Wireless
13 43 (17.70%) Python
14 37 (15.23%) Problem-Solving
15 34 (13.99%) Agile Software Development
15 34 (13.99%) Validation
15 34 (13.99%) Internet
15 34 (13.99%) Git (software)
16 33 (13.58%) TCP/IP
17 28 (11.52%) Windows
17 28 (11.52%) .NET
18 27 (11.11%) Manufacturing
18 27 (11.11%) Internet of Things
19 26 (10.70%) Use Case
20 25 (10.29%) Embedded Systems
21 24 (9.88%) LTE
21 24 (9.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
22 23 (9.47%) Software Testing
23 22 (9.05%) Eclipse
24 21 (8.64%) Wi-Fi

Embedded C
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.41%) Resin
Applications
1 3 (1.23%) OrCAD
2 2 (0.82%) Simulink
3 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.41%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.41%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.00%) GitHub
2 14 (5.76%) AWS
3 7 (2.88%) GCP
4 6 (2.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.47%) Amazon ECS
4 6 (2.47%) Amazon S3
4 6 (2.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 6 (2.47%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (2.47%) Serverless
5 1 (0.41%) Firebase
5 1 (0.41%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 49 (20.16%) Bluetooth
2 47 (19.34%) Wireless
3 34 (13.99%) Internet
4 33 (13.58%) TCP/IP
5 24 (9.88%) LTE
6 21 (8.64%) MQTT
6 21 (8.64%) Wi-Fi
7 16 (6.58%) Ethernet
8 14 (5.76%) ZigBee
9 13 (5.35%) RS-232
10 11 (4.53%) 4G
11 9 (3.70%) 3GPP
11 9 (3.70%) RS-485
12 6 (2.47%) 5G
12 6 (2.47%) Software-Defined Radio
13 5 (2.06%) 2G
13 5 (2.06%) 3G
13 5 (2.06%) NFC
13 5 (2.06%) RFID
14 4 (1.65%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.76%) MySQL
2 6 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (2.47%) Redis
3 4 (1.65%) RDBMS
3 4 (1.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.41%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 34 (13.99%) Git (software)
2 22 (9.05%) Eclipse
3 18 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 17 (7.00%) GCC
5 12 (4.94%) Subversion
6 6 (2.47%) GitLab
7 4 (1.65%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.65%) LabVIEW
8 3 (1.23%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.41%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.41%) CMake
9 1 (0.41%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.41%) SCons
General
1 54 (22.22%) Electronics
2 27 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 20 (8.23%) Automotive
4 18 (7.41%) Marketing
5 17 (7.00%) Telecoms
6 14 (5.76%) Advertising
7 11 (4.53%) Public Sector
8 10 (4.12%) Finance
9 8 (3.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (2.06%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.82%) Law
12 1 (0.41%) Military
12 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 121 (49.79%) Embedded Engineer
2 112 (46.09%) Software Engineer
3 99 (40.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 48 (19.75%) Developer
5 38 (15.64%) Embedded C Engineer
6 30 (12.35%) Firmware Engineer
7 24 (9.88%) C++ Developer
8 23 (9.47%) C Software Engineer
8 23 (9.47%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 23 (9.47%) Senior Software Engineer
9 22 (9.05%) Design Engineer
9 22 (9.05%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 18 (7.41%) Electronics Engineer
11 17 (7.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 17 (7.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 16 (6.58%) Embedded Developer
13 15 (6.17%) C Developer
14 12 (4.94%) Firmware Developer
15 11 (4.53%) C/C++ Developer
15 11 (4.53%) Electronics Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.52%) .NET
2 6 (2.47%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (2.47%) OpenCV
2 6 (2.47%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (2.47%) WPF
3 5 (2.06%) Qt
4 4 (1.65%) Django
4 4 (1.65%) Middleware
5 3 (1.23%) Flash
5 3 (1.23%) HTML
6 2 (0.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (0.82%) QML
7 1 (0.41%) Flutter
7 1 (0.41%) Node.js
7 1 (0.41%) React Native
7 1 (0.41%) RESTful
7 1 (0.41%) SOAP
7 1 (0.41%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.11%) Internet of Things
2 25 (10.29%) Embedded Systems
3 24 (9.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 15 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (6.17%) CAN bus
4 15 (6.17%) Smart Meter
5 11 (4.53%) Algorithms
5 11 (4.53%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (4.12%) VHDL
7 8 (3.29%) Smart Energy
7 8 (3.29%) Verilog
8 7 (2.88%) Device Driver
9 6 (2.47%) Analogue Electronics
9 6 (2.47%) Robotics
10 2 (0.82%) ASIC
10 2 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.82%) User Experience
11 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.41%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 51 (20.99%) Linux
2 28 (11.52%) Windows
3 12 (4.94%) FreeRTOS
4 7 (2.88%) Android
4 7 (2.88%) Unix
5 4 (1.65%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.82%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.41%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (62.14%) Software Engineering
2 52 (21.40%) Computer Science
3 37 (15.23%) Problem-Solving
4 34 (13.99%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (13.99%) Validation
5 26 (10.70%) Use Case
6 23 (9.47%) Software Testing
7 17 (7.00%) Mentoring
7 17 (7.00%) Secure Coding
8 16 (6.58%) Configuration Management
8 16 (6.58%) Project Management
8 16 (6.58%) Regression Testing
9 15 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (5.35%) Mathematics
10 13 (5.35%) OO
10 13 (5.35%) Requirements Analysis
10 13 (5.35%) Requirements Gathering
11 12 (4.94%) Programme Management
11 12 (4.94%) Signal Processing
11 12 (4.94%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 236 (97.12%) C
2 137 (56.38%) C++
3 71 (29.22%) Embedded C++
4 48 (19.75%) C#
5 43 (17.70%) Python
6 19 (7.82%) JavaScript
7 12 (4.94%) Java
8 7 (2.88%) PHP
9 6 (2.47%) Kotlin
10 4 (1.65%) ANSI C
10 4 (1.65%) Apple Swift
10 4 (1.65%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.82%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.82%) Perl
12 1 (0.41%) Ada
12 1 (0.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 89 (36.63%) Degree
2 17 (7.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.88%) HNC
4 5 (2.06%) HND
4 5 (2.06%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.65%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.41%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.76%) MISRA
2 5 (2.06%) MISRA C
3 4 (1.65%) GDPR
4 3 (1.23%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.41%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.41%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.41%) JTAG
System Software
1 78 (32.10%) Firmware
2 7 (2.88%) Docker
3 1 (0.41%) KVM
Vendors
1 11 (4.53%) EMC
2 8 (3.29%) SAP
3 6 (2.47%) Google
3 6 (2.47%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.47%) Oracle
4 2 (0.82%) Cadence
4 2 (0.82%) Xilinx
5 1 (0.41%) Apple
5 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.41%) Freescale
5 1 (0.41%) IBM