Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded C
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 432 470 509
Rank change year-on-year +38 +39 +6
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 123 118 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 0.65% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 118 101 116
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £34,500 £29,250 £32,625
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £56,875
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 17456 18105 21399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.70% 51.59% 50.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15218 15990 18580
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C in the South East

Embedded C
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Embedded C in the South East

Embedded C
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded C in the South East

Embedded C
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Hampshire +35 40 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Surrey +29 32 £42,500 - 2
West Sussex +6 23 £43,750 +16.67%
Thames Valley -6 14 £39,500 -12.22% 4
East Sussex -1 12 £50,000 +7.53% 1
Oxfordshire -8 7 £40,000 - 2
Berkshire +32 5 £39,000 -13.33% 1
Kent +2 3 £22,500 -43.75% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 2 £46,250 -7.50% 1
Embedded C
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 120 (97.56%) C
2 93 (75.61%) C++
3 92 (74.80%) Software Engineering
4 77 (62.60%) Linux
5 73 (59.35%) Embedded C++
6 58 (47.15%) Embedded Linux
7 52 (42.28%) Degree
8 34 (27.64%) Computer Science
8 34 (27.64%) Electronics
9 28 (22.76%) Embedded Software Development
10 26 (21.14%) Firmware
11 22 (17.89%) Automotive
11 22 (17.89%) Digital Signal Processing
11 22 (17.89%) Signal Processing
12 20 (16.26%) Windows
13 19 (15.45%) C#
13 19 (15.45%) Python
13 19 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (14.63%) Algorithms
15 17 (13.82%) Visual Studio
16 16 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (12.20%) VxWorks
18 14 (11.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 13 (10.57%) Perl
19 13 (10.57%) Assembly Language
19 13 (10.57%) Embedded Systems
20 12 (9.76%) Telecoms
21 11 (8.94%) MISRA C
21 11 (8.94%) MISRA
22 10 (8.13%) RS-232

Embedded C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (4.07%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.13%) RS-232
1 10 (8.13%) RS-485
2 9 (7.32%) RS-422
3 8 (6.50%) IPv4
4 6 (4.88%) DVB
4 6 (4.88%) IPv6
4 6 (4.88%) UPnP
5 3 (2.44%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.44%) GSM
5 3 (2.44%) Wireless
6 2 (1.63%) LTE
6 2 (1.63%) UMTS
7 1 (0.81%) FTP
7 1 (0.81%) SMTP
7 1 (0.81%) SSH
7 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 17 (13.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.63%) GCC
3 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.81%) Redmine
General
1 34 (27.64%) Electronics
2 22 (17.89%) Automotive
3 12 (9.76%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.32%) Finance
5 7 (5.69%) Aerospace
5 7 (5.69%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.44%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 78 (63.41%) Embedded Engineer
2 70 (56.91%) Software Engineer
3 66 (53.66%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 16 (13.01%) Electronics Engineer
4 16 (13.01%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 16 (13.01%) Senior Software Engineer
5 14 (11.38%) Firmware Engineer
6 10 (8.13%) C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (6.50%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 7 (5.69%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 7 (5.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (5.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 7 (5.69%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 7 (5.69%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (5.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 7 (5.69%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (5.69%) Integration Engineer
8 7 (5.69%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.69%) Senior Electronics Engineer
8 7 (5.69%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.32%) .NET
2 3 (2.44%) Qt
3 1 (0.81%) HTML
3 1 (0.81%) JSON
3 1 (0.81%) XML
3 1 (0.81%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 34 (27.64%) Computer Science
2 18 (14.63%) Algorithms
3 16 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (11.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 13 (10.57%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (4.88%) MPEG
6 6 (4.88%) STB
6 6 (4.88%) Video on Demand
7 5 (4.07%) VHDL
8 4 (3.25%) Verilog
9 3 (2.44%) Contactless
9 3 (2.44%) Device Driver
9 3 (2.44%) Infotainment
10 1 (0.81%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 77 (62.60%) Linux
2 58 (47.15%) Embedded Linux
3 20 (16.26%) Windows
4 15 (12.20%) VxWorks
5 9 (7.32%) Unix
6 7 (5.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (74.80%) Software Engineering
2 28 (22.76%) Embedded Software Development
3 22 (17.89%) Digital Signal Processing
3 22 (17.89%) Signal Processing
4 19 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (8.13%) Image Processing
6 9 (7.32%) Data Management
7 8 (6.50%) Mathematics
7 8 (6.50%) Schematic Capture
8 7 (5.69%) PRINCE2
8 7 (5.69%) Project Management
8 7 (5.69%) Scrum
8 7 (5.69%) Test Automation
9 6 (4.88%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (4.88%) Integration Testing
9 6 (4.88%) Linux Kernel Development
9 6 (4.88%) Performance Testing
9 6 (4.88%) Regression Testing
10 4 (3.25%) CAD
11 3 (2.44%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 120 (97.56%) C
2 93 (75.61%) C++
3 73 (59.35%) Embedded C++
4 19 (15.45%) C#
4 19 (15.45%) Python
5 13 (10.57%) Assembly Language
5 13 (10.57%) Perl
6 9 (7.32%) Java
7 7 (5.69%) Ruby
8 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.63%) Lua
9 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (42.28%) Degree
2 10 (8.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (5.69%) APMG
3 7 (5.69%) PMI Certification
3 7 (5.69%) PMP
4 2 (1.63%) HND
4 2 (1.63%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.81%) PhD
5 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.94%) MISRA
1 11 (8.94%) MISRA C
2 7 (5.69%) QA
System Software
1 26 (21.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (7.32%) EMC
2 7 (5.69%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.25%) Altera
3 4 (3.25%) Xilinx
4 1 (0.81%) Atmel
4 1 (0.81%) Freescale