Period
to 24 January 2021

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 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded C
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 603 654 716
Rank change year-on-year +51 +62 -24
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 141 382 399
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.42% 0.61% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 120 338 331
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £36,125 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,875 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%

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 33,311 62,945 77,456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 58.14% 54.15% 54.91%
Number of salaries quoted 28,435 52,842 65,367
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 24 January 2021.

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 24 January 2021. 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 +47 44 £50,000 -4.76% 15
South West +6 31 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Midlands +74 29 £50,000 +17.65% 21
North of England +97 22 £50,000 -16.67% 20
West Midlands +67 17 £42,500 -2.86% 7
Yorkshire +62 13 £51,250 - 8
East Midlands +68 12 £50,000 +49.25% 14
London +186 9 £60,000 +4.35% 11
North West +74 6 £50,000 -16.67% 11
East of England +51 4 £45,000 -10.00% 14
North East - 3 £42,500 - 1
Embedded C
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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.

1 133 (94.33%) C
2 104 (73.76%) Software Engineering
3 71 (50.35%) C++
4 56 (39.72%) Embedded C++
5 49 (34.75%) Electronics
6 47 (33.33%) Linux
7 27 (19.15%) Eclipse
8 25 (17.73%) Test Automation
8 25 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (17.73%) Degree
8 25 (17.73%) C#
9 24 (17.02%) Firmware
9 24 (17.02%) Unit Testing
10 23 (16.31%) Manufacturing
11 21 (14.89%) Embedded Systems
11 21 (14.89%) .NET
12 20 (14.18%) Visual Studio
12 20 (14.18%) Python
13 19 (13.48%) Ethernet
14 17 (12.06%) Bluetooth
15 15 (10.64%) RS-232
15 15 (10.64%) RS-485
16 14 (9.93%) Wireless
17 13 (9.22%) Validation
17 13 (9.22%) Windows
17 13 (9.22%) Security Cleared
18 12 (8.51%) Scrum
19 11 (7.80%) Wi-Fi
19 11 (7.80%) SC Cleared
19 11 (7.80%) Embedded Software Development

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 4 (2.84%) Fusion 360
1 4 (2.84%) OrCAD
2 3 (2.13%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.48%) Ethernet
2 17 (12.06%) Bluetooth
3 15 (10.64%) RS-232
3 15 (10.64%) RS-485
4 14 (9.93%) Wireless
5 11 (7.80%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (6.38%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.26%) ZigBee
8 5 (3.55%) Software-Defined Radio
9 4 (2.84%) Modbus
10 3 (2.13%) Internet
11 2 (1.42%) DHCP
11 2 (1.42%) DNS
11 2 (1.42%) PPP
11 2 (1.42%) RFID
12 1 (0.71%) 3G
12 1 (0.71%) 4G
12 1 (0.71%) 5G
12 1 (0.71%) GSM
12 1 (0.71%) UWB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.42%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (19.15%) Eclipse
2 20 (14.18%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.96%) GCC
4 5 (3.55%) JIRA
5 4 (2.84%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.42%) LabVIEW
6 2 (1.42%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.71%) GDB
7 1 (0.71%) Subversion
General
1 49 (34.75%) Electronics
2 23 (16.31%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.96%) Advertising
4 6 (4.26%) Aerospace
4 6 (4.26%) Automotive
5 4 (2.84%) Marketing
6 2 (1.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 96 (68.09%) Embedded Engineer
2 91 (64.54%) Software Engineer
3 78 (55.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 33 (23.40%) Embedded C Engineer
5 29 (20.57%) C Software Engineer
5 29 (20.57%) C++ Software Engineer
6 26 (18.44%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 26 (18.44%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 26 (18.44%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 25 (17.73%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 24 (17.02%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 23 (16.31%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 23 (16.31%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
10 17 (12.06%) Senior Software Engineer
11 16 (11.35%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
12 14 (9.93%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
12 14 (9.93%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
12 14 (9.93%) Real Time Engineer
12 14 (9.93%) Real Time Software Engineer
13 11 (7.80%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.89%) .NET
2 5 (3.55%) Qt
3 2 (1.42%) PyQt
3 2 (1.42%) Yocto
4 1 (0.71%) CSS
4 1 (0.71%) Flash
4 1 (0.71%) HTML
4 1 (0.71%) POSIX
4 1 (0.71%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.89%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (7.80%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (6.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (4.96%) Device Driver
5 5 (3.55%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.55%) Analogue Electronics
6 4 (2.84%) Acoustics
6 4 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.84%) Verilog
6 4 (2.84%) VHDL
7 3 (2.13%) Internet of Things
7 3 (2.13%) Raspberry Pi
7 3 (2.13%) Robotics
7 3 (2.13%) Smart Home
8 2 (1.42%) Home Automation
8 2 (1.42%) Smart Energy
9 1 (0.71%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.71%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 47 (33.33%) Linux
2 13 (9.22%) Windows
3 5 (3.55%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (3.55%) FreeRTOS
3 5 (3.55%) VxWorks
4 3 (2.13%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.42%) Android
6 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.71%) SafeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (73.76%) Software Engineering
2 25 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (17.73%) Test Automation
3 24 (17.02%) Unit Testing
4 13 (9.22%) Validation
5 12 (8.51%) Scrum
6 11 (7.80%) Embedded Software Development
6 11 (7.80%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (7.09%) Computer Science
8 8 (5.67%) CAD
8 8 (5.67%) Multithreading
8 8 (5.67%) UML
9 7 (4.96%) Prototyping
9 7 (4.96%) SDLC
9 7 (4.96%) Software Architecture
10 6 (4.26%) Product Requirements
11 5 (3.55%) OO
11 5 (3.55%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (2.84%) TDD
12 4 (2.84%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 133 (94.33%) C
2 71 (50.35%) C++
3 56 (39.72%) Embedded C++
4 25 (17.73%) C#
5 20 (14.18%) Python
6 5 (3.55%) Assembly Language
6 5 (3.55%) Java
7 3 (2.13%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.42%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (17.73%) Degree
2 13 (9.22%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.80%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.55%) MISRA
2 4 (2.84%) MISRA C
3 3 (2.13%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.42%) Def Stans
4 2 (1.42%) JTAG
5 1 (0.71%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 24 (17.02%) Firmware
2 2 (1.42%) iptables
2 2 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 6 (4.26%) Xilinx
2 4 (2.84%) Cadence
2 4 (2.84%) EMC
3 2 (1.42%) Intel
4 1 (0.71%) Apple
4 1 (0.71%) Dell
4 1 (0.71%) QNX