Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded C
England > North West
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 330 338 331
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7 +30
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 38 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.30% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 0.34% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 35 7 22
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% -14.44%
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £46,500 £45,850
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -5.88%

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 the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 7,175 7,054 6,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 56.60% 57.62% 50.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5,947 6,119 5,205
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £55,900
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Embedded C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C in the North West

Embedded C
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Embedded C in the North West

Embedded C
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C in the North West over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Embedded C in the North West

Embedded C
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C within the North West region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
Manchester -5 20 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Cheshire - 15 £45,000 - 4
Lancashire - 2 £30,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £40,000 - 2
Embedded C
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Embedded C 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 North West region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 38 (100.00%) C
2 25 (65.79%) C++
2 25 (65.79%) Software Engineering
3 24 (63.16%) Degree
4 20 (52.63%) C#
5 14 (36.84%) Bluetooth
6 11 (28.95%) Firmware
6 11 (28.95%) Embedded C++
6 11 (28.95%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (26.32%) Embedded Software Development
7 10 (26.32%) QML
7 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (26.32%) Computer Science
7 10 (26.32%) Android
7 10 (26.32%) Qt
7 10 (26.32%) Java
7 10 (26.32%) Electronics
7 10 (26.32%) Validation
8 9 (23.68%) Linux
9 8 (21.05%) CAD
9 8 (21.05%) SOLIDWORKS
9 8 (21.05%) Subversion
9 8 (21.05%) Signal Processing
9 8 (21.05%) SDLC
10 7 (18.42%) ISO 13485
11 6 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (15.79%) RFID
11 6 (15.79%) Project Management
11 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
11 6 (15.79%) .NET

Embedded C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (13.16%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) Bluetooth
2 6 (15.79%) RFID
2 6 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (13.16%) GPRS
3 5 (13.16%) NFC
3 5 (13.16%) RS-232
3 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.16%) UMTS
4 2 (5.26%) Wireless
5 1 (2.63%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) MySQL
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Subversion
2 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (26.32%) Electronics
2 3 (7.89%) Games
3 2 (5.26%) Automotive
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Software Engineer
2 14 (36.84%) Embedded Engineer
2 14 (36.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 12 (31.58%) Developer
4 11 (28.95%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (26.32%) Software Developer
6 7 (18.42%) C Developer
6 7 (18.42%) C# Software Engineer
6 7 (18.42%) Embedded C Developer
6 7 (18.42%) Embedded Developer
6 7 (18.42%) Embedded Software Developer
7 6 (15.79%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 6 (15.79%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (13.16%) C Software Engineer
8 5 (13.16%) Embedded C Engineer
8 5 (13.16%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 5 (13.16%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 5 (13.16%) Lead Embedded Software Developer
8 5 (13.16%) Lead Software Developer
8 5 (13.16%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) QML
1 10 (26.32%) Qt
2 6 (15.79%) .NET
2 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 5 (13.16%) CSS
3 5 (13.16%) HTML
4 3 (7.89%) ADO.NET
4 3 (7.89%) JSON
4 3 (7.89%) SOAP
4 3 (7.89%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (7.89%) WCF
4 3 (7.89%) Web Services
4 3 (7.89%) WinForms
4 3 (7.89%) WPF
4 3 (7.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (26.32%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.16%) CAN bus
3 5 (13.16%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.26%) CCTV
4 2 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.63%) Life Science
5 1 (2.63%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Android
2 9 (23.68%) Linux
3 5 (13.16%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (7.89%) Windows
4 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Software Engineering
2 10 (26.32%) Embedded Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) Validation
3 8 (21.05%) CAD
3 8 (21.05%) SDLC
3 8 (21.05%) Signal Processing
4 6 (15.79%) Project Management
5 5 (13.16%) OO
5 5 (13.16%) Telematics
6 4 (10.53%) Open Source
7 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.89%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.26%) Functional Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
8 2 (5.26%) UML
9 1 (2.63%) API Development
9 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) C
2 25 (65.79%) C++
3 20 (52.63%) C#
4 11 (28.95%) Embedded C++
5 10 (26.32%) Java
6 5 (13.16%) ANSI C
6 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
6 5 (13.16%) Python
6 5 (13.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (63.16%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) Master's Degree
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) ISO 13485
2 3 (7.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) EMC
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Altera
2 2 (5.26%) Xilinx
3 1 (2.63%) Atmel