Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded C
England > South East
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 379 425 499
Rank change year-on-year +46 +74 +11
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 165 121 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.57% 0.42% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.00% 0.75% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 147 118 96
South East median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% +6.94% +1.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,500 £28,375
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% 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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 16,515 16,209 18,264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.72% 55.78% 51.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14,333 14,097 16,141
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 October 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 23 October 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 -4 62 £50,000 - 13
Thames Valley +25 32 £52,500 +34.62% 18
Surrey +24 32 £50,000 +17.65% 6
Berkshire +3 22 £50,750 +30.13% 10
East Sussex -11 21 £47,500 -5.00% 2
West Sussex -1 15 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Oxfordshire +2 6 £77,500 +93.75% 4
Buckinghamshire +21 4 £45,000 -2.70% 4
Kent +14 3 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Embedded C
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 159 (96.36%) C
2 108 (65.45%) C++
3 93 (56.36%) Software Engineering
4 67 (40.61%) Embedded C++
5 61 (36.97%) Linux
6 55 (33.33%) Firmware
7 53 (32.12%) Electronics
7 53 (32.12%) Embedded Systems
8 47 (28.48%) Python
9 43 (26.06%) Degree
10 41 (24.85%) Computer Science
11 38 (23.03%) Embedded Linux
12 31 (18.79%) Automotive
13 26 (15.76%) Algorithms
14 25 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (15.15%) Physics
15 24 (14.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 24 (14.55%) C#
16 21 (12.73%) RS-232
17 20 (12.12%) Manufacturing
18 19 (11.52%) Image Processing
19 18 (10.91%) Windows
20 17 (10.30%) RS-485
21 16 (9.70%) RS-422
21 16 (9.70%) Rust
21 16 (9.70%) AngularJS
21 16 (9.70%) Docker
21 16 (9.70%) Cybersecurity
21 16 (9.70%) SQL
21 16 (9.70%) Java

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 3 (1.82%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.21%) OrCAD
3 1 (0.61%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.73%) RS-232
2 17 (10.30%) RS-485
3 16 (9.70%) RS-422
4 13 (7.88%) Bluetooth
4 13 (7.88%) Wireless
5 6 (3.64%) Ethernet
5 6 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (3.64%) ZigBee
6 5 (3.03%) RFID
7 3 (1.82%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.21%) 3GPP
8 2 (1.21%) Internet
8 2 (1.21%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.70%) Neo4j
2 5 (3.03%) Big Data
3 2 (1.21%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (5.45%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.24%) Subversion
3 5 (3.03%) LabVIEW
3 5 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.42%) CANoe
5 2 (1.21%) JIRA
6 1 (0.61%) Mercurial
General
1 53 (32.12%) Electronics
2 31 (18.79%) Automotive
3 20 (12.12%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.03%) Aerospace
4 5 (3.03%) Military
5 4 (2.42%) Avionics
6 3 (1.82%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 53 (32.12%) Software Engineer
3 40 (24.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 31 (18.79%) Firmware Engineer
5 18 (10.91%) Linux Engineer
6 16 (9.70%) C Developer
6 16 (9.70%) Developer
6 16 (9.70%) Embedded C Developer
6 16 (9.70%) Embedded Developer
6 16 (9.70%) Linux Developer
7 15 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
8 13 (7.88%) Senior Software Engineer
9 12 (7.27%) Embedded C Engineer
9 12 (7.27%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 12 (7.27%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 11 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
10 11 (6.67%) Design Engineer
10 11 (6.67%) Graduate
10 11 (6.67%) Senior Firmware Engineer
11 10 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.70%) AngularJS
1 16 (9.70%) Django
1 16 (9.70%) Node.js
2 10 (6.06%) Qt
3 6 (3.64%) OpenGL
4 2 (1.21%) .NET
4 2 (1.21%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.21%) WinForms
4 2 (1.21%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 53 (32.12%) Embedded Systems
2 41 (24.85%) Computer Science
3 26 (15.76%) Algorithms
4 24 (14.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 13 (7.88%) VHDL
6 8 (4.85%) Verilog
7 7 (4.24%) CAN bus
7 7 (4.24%) Robotics
8 2 (1.21%) Industry 4.0
8 2 (1.21%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.21%) Life Science
8 2 (1.21%) Smart Energy
8 2 (1.21%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.61%) Optoelectronics
Operating Systems
1 61 (36.97%) Linux
2 38 (23.03%) Embedded Linux
3 18 (10.91%) Windows
4 7 (4.24%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.21%) Android
5 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.61%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (0.61%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (56.36%) Software Engineering
2 25 (15.15%) Physics
2 25 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (11.52%) Image Processing
4 16 (9.70%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (7.27%) OO
7 11 (6.67%) Linux Kernel Development
8 9 (5.45%) Schematic Capture
8 9 (5.45%) Secure Coding
9 8 (4.85%) FPGA Design
10 7 (4.24%) Mathematics
10 7 (4.24%) OOD
10 7 (4.24%) Project Management
11 6 (3.64%) Power Management
11 6 (3.64%) Prototyping
11 6 (3.64%) Validation
12 5 (3.03%) Computer Vision
12 5 (3.03%) Static Code Analysis
12 5 (3.03%) UML
Programming Languages
1 159 (96.36%) C
2 108 (65.45%) C++
3 67 (40.61%) Embedded C++
4 47 (28.48%) Python
5 24 (14.55%) C#
6 16 (9.70%) Bash Shell
6 16 (9.70%) Java
6 16 (9.70%) JavaScript
6 16 (9.70%) Lua
6 16 (9.70%) Rust
6 16 (9.70%) SQL
7 7 (4.24%) Assembly Language
8 5 (3.03%) VB
9 4 (2.42%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.82%) VC++
11 2 (1.21%) Delphi
11 2 (1.21%) Fortran
12 1 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (26.06%) Degree
2 14 (8.48%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.42%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.82%) HND
6 2 (1.21%) MPhil
6 2 (1.21%) PhD
6 2 (1.21%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.45%) MISRA
2 7 (4.24%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.61%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 55 (33.33%) Firmware
2 16 (9.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (6.67%) EMC
2 8 (4.85%) Altera
2 8 (4.85%) Xilinx
3 2 (1.21%) Assembla
3 2 (1.21%) Atmel
4 1 (0.61%) Freescale