Period
to 13 October 2019

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 13 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded C
UK > England
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 702 711 678
Rank change year-on-year +9 -33 +169
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 330 433 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.49% 0.51% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 266 372 522
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%

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 67,716 84,957 90,976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.54% 55.81% 55.39%
Number of salaries quoted 55,970 71,156 75,210
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C in England

Embedded C
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded C in England.

Salary trend for Embedded C in England

Embedded C
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C in England over the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

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 13 October 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
South East -31 105 £52,500 +5.00% 72
South West -25 82 £50,000 - 39
Midlands +36 64 £42,500 -5.56% 12
East of England +72 44 £47,500 -9.52% 65
West Midlands +11 36 £52,500 +16.67% 9
London +84 30 £47,500 +5.56% 10
East Midlands +46 25 £33,500 -25.56% 3
North of England +3 5 £52,500 +23.53% 31
Yorkshire +6 3 £52,500 +14.75% 13
North West +13 1 £30,000 -27.27% 15
North East +12 1 - - 3
Embedded C
UK

For the 6 months to 13 October 2019, 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.

1 321 (97.27%) C
2 217 (65.76%) Software Engineering
3 198 (60.00%) C++
4 130 (39.39%) Electronics
5 96 (29.09%) Embedded C++
5 96 (29.09%) Firmware
6 91 (27.58%) Linux
7 89 (26.97%) Degree
8 68 (20.61%) Python
9 63 (19.09%) Embedded Systems
10 57 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
11 47 (14.24%) Automotive
12 40 (12.12%) Bluetooth
13 36 (10.91%) Wireless
14 31 (9.39%) Computer Science
15 30 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
15 30 (9.09%) Algorithms
16 29 (8.79%) Embedded Linux
16 29 (8.79%) Telecoms
17 28 (8.48%) Validation
17 28 (8.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 26 (7.88%) Scrum
19 25 (7.58%) OO
19 25 (7.58%) TCP/IP
19 25 (7.58%) Git (software)
20 24 (7.27%) Wi-Fi
21 23 (6.97%) C#
21 23 (6.97%) Windows
21 23 (6.97%) Signal Processing
21 23 (6.97%) Cybersecurity

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:

Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Simulink
2 1 (0.30%) OrCAD
2 1 (0.30%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 40 (12.12%) Bluetooth
2 36 (10.91%) Wireless
3 25 (7.58%) TCP/IP
4 24 (7.27%) Wi-Fi
5 19 (5.76%) Ethernet
6 18 (5.45%) RS-232
7 14 (4.24%) Software-Defined Radio
8 13 (3.94%) RS-485
9 11 (3.33%) ZigBee
10 9 (2.73%) Network Security
11 6 (1.82%) FlexRay
11 6 (1.82%) SNMP
12 4 (1.21%) Internet
13 3 (0.91%) 3GPP
14 2 (0.61%) DHCP
14 2 (0.61%) HTTP
14 2 (0.61%) LTE
15 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
15 1 (0.30%) VLAN
15 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.30%) KDB
1 1 (0.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (7.58%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.76%) CppUnit
3 11 (3.33%) Eclipse
3 11 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.12%) Subversion
5 5 (1.52%) GCC
6 3 (0.91%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.61%) GDB
7 2 (0.61%) JIRA
8 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.30%) CANoe
8 1 (0.30%) CodeWarrior
8 1 (0.30%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.30%) Sourcetree
8 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.30%) Valgrind
General
1 130 (39.39%) Electronics
2 47 (14.24%) Automotive
3 29 (8.79%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.45%) Advertising
5 16 (4.85%) Manufacturing
6 15 (4.55%) Aerospace
7 8 (2.42%) Finance
8 7 (2.12%) Marketing
9 6 (1.82%) Games
10 4 (1.21%) Military
11 3 (0.91%) Law
11 3 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 184 (55.76%) Embedded Engineer
2 171 (51.82%) Software Engineer
3 150 (45.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 61 (18.48%) Senior Software Engineer
5 57 (17.27%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 38 (11.52%) Firmware Engineer
7 35 (10.61%) Embedded C Engineer
8 34 (10.30%) Electronics Engineer
9 29 (8.79%) C Software Engineer
10 28 (8.48%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 20 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
11 20 (6.06%) Tester
12 17 (5.15%) C++ Software Engineer
12 17 (5.15%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 17 (5.15%) Senior Electronics Engineer
13 16 (4.85%) Senior Firmware Engineer
14 15 (4.55%) Developer
15 13 (3.94%) Communications Engineer
15 13 (3.94%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
16 12 (3.64%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.33%) Flash
2 5 (1.52%) Node.js
2 5 (1.52%) Yocto
3 4 (1.21%) .NET
3 4 (1.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (1.21%) Middleware
4 3 (0.91%) HTML
5 2 (0.61%) Spring
6 1 (0.30%) Django
6 1 (0.30%) Flask
6 1 (0.30%) FreeSWITCH
6 1 (0.30%) Pyramid
6 1 (0.30%) Web Services
6 1 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (19.09%) Embedded Systems
2 30 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 28 (8.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 20 (6.06%) VHDL
5 18 (5.45%) CAN bus
6 15 (4.55%) Verilog
7 11 (3.33%) Device Driver
8 9 (2.73%) Robotics
9 8 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.82%) Analogue Electronics
11 4 (1.21%) Smart Energy
12 3 (0.91%) Augmented Reality
12 3 (0.91%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.91%) Smart Home
12 3 (0.91%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.61%) ASIC
13 2 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.61%) Home Automation
13 2 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 91 (27.58%) Linux
2 29 (8.79%) Embedded Linux
3 23 (6.97%) Windows
4 12 (3.64%) FreeRTOS
5 8 (2.42%) Android
5 8 (2.42%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.82%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.82%) Unix
7 2 (0.61%) ThreadX
7 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.30%) CentOS
8 1 (0.30%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (65.76%) Software Engineering
2 57 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (9.39%) Computer Science
4 30 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (8.48%) Validation
6 26 (7.88%) Scrum
7 25 (7.58%) OO
8 23 (6.97%) Cybersecurity
8 23 (6.97%) Signal Processing
9 18 (5.45%) Change Management
9 18 (5.45%) Digital Signal Processing
9 18 (5.45%) Embedded Software Development
9 18 (5.45%) Industrial Design
9 18 (5.45%) Quality Management
9 18 (5.45%) Risk Management
9 18 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (5.15%) Prototyping
10 17 (5.15%) Test Automation
11 15 (4.55%) OOD
12 14 (4.24%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 321 (97.27%) C
2 198 (60.00%) C++
3 96 (29.09%) Embedded C++
4 68 (20.61%) Python
5 23 (6.97%) C#
6 19 (5.76%) Assembly Language
7 11 (3.33%) JavaScript
8 10 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 10 (3.03%) Java
8 10 (3.03%) Perl
9 6 (1.82%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.21%) Lua
10 4 (1.21%) VB
11 3 (0.91%) Delphi
12 1 (0.30%) Korn
12 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.30%) PHP
12 1 (0.30%) Ruby
12 1 (0.30%) Tcl
12 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 89 (26.97%) Degree
2 20 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.61%) CIPD
5 2 (0.61%) PhD
6 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.94%) MISRA
2 7 (2.12%) JTAG
3 6 (1.82%) MISRA C
4 4 (1.21%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.61%) ECSS
5 2 (0.61%) ISO 26262
5 2 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 96 (29.09%) Firmware
2 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.30%) KVM
2 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 10 (3.03%) Xilinx
2 9 (2.73%) Freescale
2 9 (2.73%) Motorola
3 6 (1.82%) Intel
4 5 (1.52%) EMC
5 4 (1.21%) Dell
5 4 (1.21%) NVIDIA
5 4 (1.21%) Teradici
6 3 (0.91%) Altera
6 3 (0.91%) Atmel
6 3 (0.91%) Lauterbach
7 2 (0.61%) CA
7 2 (0.61%) Klocwork
7 2 (0.61%) QNX
8 1 (0.30%) Cadence
8 1 (0.30%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.30%) VMware