Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded C
England > South East
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 359 417 471
Rank change year-on-year +58 +54 +56
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 161 127 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.57% 0.41% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.03% 0.71% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 141 119 97
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,550
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £58,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%

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 15,673 17,766 17,204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.96% 56.87% 51.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13,537 15,478 15,142
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 18 December 2018.

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 18 December 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
Hampshire +34 67 £50,000 - 9
Surrey +42 32 £47,500 +18.75% 12
Thames Valley +10 25 £52,000 +22.35% 13
East Sussex -1 21 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Berkshire +14 20 £50,750 +31.82% 5
West Sussex -15 14 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Kent +24 2 £40,000 +77.78% 4
Buckinghamshire +20 2 £55,000 +18.92% 5
Oxfordshire +13 2 £77,500 +93.75% 3
Embedded C
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 155 (96.27%) C
2 101 (62.73%) C++
3 84 (52.17%) Software Engineering
4 60 (37.27%) Embedded Systems
5 57 (35.40%) Embedded C++
6 53 (32.92%) Firmware
7 52 (32.30%) Linux
8 49 (30.43%) Python
9 46 (28.57%) Electronics
10 30 (18.63%) C#
11 28 (17.39%) Embedded Linux
11 28 (17.39%) Degree
11 28 (17.39%) RS-232
12 27 (16.77%) Physics
13 25 (15.53%) Computer Science
14 23 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 23 (14.29%) RS-485
15 22 (13.66%) RS-422
16 20 (12.42%) Algorithms
17 19 (11.80%) Manufacturing
18 18 (11.18%) Cybersecurity
19 17 (10.56%) Automotive
19 17 (10.56%) Java
20 16 (9.94%) JavaScript
20 16 (9.94%) SQL
20 16 (9.94%) Neo4j
20 16 (9.94%) Node.js
20 16 (9.94%) Bash Shell
20 16 (9.94%) Lua
20 16 (9.94%) Django

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.62%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.24%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.39%) RS-232
2 23 (14.29%) RS-485
3 22 (13.66%) RS-422
4 14 (8.70%) Bluetooth
5 11 (6.83%) Wireless
6 8 (4.97%) Ethernet
6 8 (4.97%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (3.11%) RFID
7 5 (3.11%) ZigBee
8 3 (1.86%) Internet
8 3 (1.86%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.24%) Z-Wave
10 1 (0.62%) 3GPP
10 1 (0.62%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.94%) Neo4j
2 8 (4.97%) Big Data
3 2 (1.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (5.59%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.11%) Subversion
3 4 (2.48%) CANoe
4 3 (1.86%) JIRA
5 2 (1.24%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.62%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.62%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
General
1 46 (28.57%) Electronics
2 19 (11.80%) Manufacturing
3 17 (10.56%) Automotive
4 7 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.24%) Avionics
5 2 (1.24%) Military
5 2 (1.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 62 (38.51%) Embedded Engineer
2 39 (24.22%) Software Engineer
3 34 (21.12%) Firmware Engineer
4 32 (19.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 19 (11.80%) Electronics Engineer
6 16 (9.94%) C Developer
6 16 (9.94%) Developer
6 16 (9.94%) Embedded C Developer
6 16 (9.94%) Embedded Developer
6 16 (9.94%) Linux Developer
7 12 (7.45%) FPGA Engineer
7 12 (7.45%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (6.83%) Design Engineer
8 11 (6.83%) Embedded C Engineer
9 10 (6.21%) C Software Engineer
9 10 (6.21%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
10 8 (4.97%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (4.97%) C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (4.97%) Senior Firmware Engineer
11 7 (4.35%) Senior FPGA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.94%) AngularJS
1 16 (9.94%) Django
1 16 (9.94%) Node.js
2 5 (3.11%) OpenGL
2 5 (3.11%) Qt
3 2 (1.24%) .NET
3 2 (1.24%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.24%) WinForms
3 2 (1.24%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 60 (37.27%) Embedded Systems
2 23 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 20 (12.42%) Algorithms
4 15 (9.32%) VHDL
5 10 (6.21%) Robotics
6 6 (3.73%) CAN bus
7 5 (3.11%) Verilog
8 2 (1.24%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.24%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.62%) Optoelectronics
9 1 (0.62%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 52 (32.30%) Linux
2 28 (17.39%) Embedded Linux
3 11 (6.83%) Windows
4 3 (1.86%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.24%) Android
5 2 (1.24%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.62%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (0.62%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (52.17%) Software Engineering
2 27 (16.77%) Physics
3 25 (15.53%) Computer Science
4 18 (11.18%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (9.94%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (7.45%) Image Processing
7 9 (5.59%) Schematic Capture
8 8 (4.97%) Computer Vision
8 8 (4.97%) Signal Processing
9 7 (4.35%) Linux Kernel Development
10 6 (3.73%) Digital Signal Processing
10 6 (3.73%) Mathematics
10 6 (3.73%) Mechatronics
11 5 (3.11%) FPGA Design
11 5 (3.11%) Scrum
12 4 (2.48%) OO
12 4 (2.48%) Power Management
12 4 (2.48%) Prototyping
13 3 (1.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 155 (96.27%) C
2 101 (62.73%) C++
3 57 (35.40%) Embedded C++
4 49 (30.43%) Python
5 30 (18.63%) C#
6 17 (10.56%) Java
7 16 (9.94%) Bash Shell
7 16 (9.94%) JavaScript
7 16 (9.94%) Lua
7 16 (9.94%) Rust
7 16 (9.94%) SQL
8 4 (2.48%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.24%) Assembly Language
9 2 (1.24%) Delphi
9 2 (1.24%) Fortran
9 2 (1.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (17.39%) Degree
2 12 (7.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.48%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.24%) HND
5 2 (1.24%) MPhil
5 2 (1.24%) PhD
6 1 (0.62%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.86%) MISRA
1 3 (1.86%) MISRA C
1 3 (1.86%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 53 (32.92%) Firmware
2 16 (9.94%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (6.21%) EMC
2 5 (3.11%) Altera
2 5 (3.11%) Xilinx
3 2 (1.24%) Assembla
3 2 (1.24%) Atmel
3 2 (1.24%) Freescale
4 1 (0.62%) Atlassian