Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded C
England > South West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 271 289 340
Rank change year-on-year +18 +51 -17
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 66 57 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.64% 0.52% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.06% 0.93% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 74 45 18
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £33,750 £28,450 £27,500
90th Percentile £54,250 £51,250 £51,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6224 6130 6743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.15% 56.00% 56.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5286 5236 5821
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +4.05%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C in the South West

Embedded C
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Embedded C in the South West

Embedded C
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C in the South West over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded C in the South West

Embedded C
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 17 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
Bristol -8 21 £40,000 -15.79% 2
Cornwall - 16 £38,750 -
Somerset +6 10 £45,000 +28.57%
Dorset +6 9 £50,000 +53.85%
Devon +21 5 £40,000 +23.08%
Gloucestershire -13 3 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Wiltshire +4 2 £39,000 -11.36% 2
Embedded C
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 West region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 66 (100.00%) C
2 60 (90.91%) Software Engineering
3 42 (63.64%) C++
4 28 (42.42%) Linux
5 25 (37.88%) Degree
6 22 (33.33%) OO
6 22 (33.33%) Electronics
7 19 (28.79%) Embedded C++
8 17 (25.76%) HND
8 17 (25.76%) Freescale
9 16 (24.24%) Computer Science
10 14 (21.21%) Embedded Systems
11 12 (18.18%) Java
12 11 (16.67%) Firmware
12 11 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
12 11 (16.67%) Qt
13 10 (15.15%) Android
13 10 (15.15%) Embedded Linux
14 8 (12.12%) Apple iOS
14 8 (12.12%) Validation
14 8 (12.12%) C#
14 8 (12.12%) Bluetooth
15 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
16 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (9.09%) Requirements Engineering
16 6 (9.09%) MATLAB
16 6 (9.09%) Simulink
16 6 (9.09%) UML
16 6 (9.09%) Python
17 5 (7.58%) Digital Analytics

Embedded C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Simulink
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.52%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) Bluetooth
2 4 (6.06%) ZigBee
3 3 (4.55%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.55%) Wireless
4 1 (1.52%) 3G
4 1 (1.52%) 4G
4 1 (1.52%) LAN
4 1 (1.52%) RS-232
4 1 (1.52%) WAN
4 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) MySQL
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.52%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.52%) JIRA
3 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (33.33%) Electronics
2 3 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Avionics
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 40 (60.61%) Embedded Engineer
3 37 (56.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 17 (25.76%) C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (15.15%) C Software Engineer
6 9 (13.64%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (13.64%) Embedded C Engineer
6 9 (13.64%) Firmware Engineer
7 8 (12.12%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 8 (12.12%) GUI Software Engineer
8 7 (10.61%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 7 (10.61%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (9.09%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 6 (9.09%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 6 (9.09%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 6 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (9.09%) MATLAB Engineer
10 5 (7.58%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 3 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) Qt
2 2 (3.03%) GStreamer
2 2 (3.03%) MFC
2 2 (3.03%) Yocto
3 1 (1.52%) .NET
3 1 (1.52%) HTML
3 1 (1.52%) LINQ
3 1 (1.52%) WPF
3 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Computer Science
2 14 (21.21%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.55%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.52%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (1.52%) State Machine
5 1 (1.52%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 28 (42.42%) Linux
2 10 (15.15%) Android
2 10 (15.15%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (12.12%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.06%) Windows
5 3 (4.55%) OpenWrt
6 2 (3.03%) Unix
7 1 (1.52%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 22 (33.33%) OO
3 11 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 8 (12.12%) Validation
5 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.09%) Requirements Engineering
5 6 (9.09%) UML
6 5 (7.58%) Analytics
6 5 (7.58%) Digital Analytics
6 5 (7.58%) Digital Signal Processing
6 5 (7.58%) Signal Processing
6 5 (7.58%) Test Automation
7 4 (6.06%) OOD
8 3 (4.55%) Device Driver Development
8 3 (4.55%) Schematic Capture
9 2 (3.03%) Parallel Processing
10 1 (1.52%) Machine Learning
10 1 (1.52%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.52%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (1.52%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 66 (100.00%) C
2 42 (63.64%) C++
3 19 (28.79%) Embedded C++
4 12 (18.18%) Java
5 8 (12.12%) C#
6 6 (9.09%) MATLAB
6 6 (9.09%) Python
7 2 (3.03%) Perl
7 2 (3.03%) SQL
8 1 (1.52%) Ada
8 1 (1.52%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.52%) AWK
8 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (37.88%) Degree
2 17 (25.76%) HND
3 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) IEC 61508
1 2 (3.03%) ISO 26262
2 1 (1.52%) MISRA
System Software
1 11 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Freescale
2 2 (3.03%) EMC
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.52%) Intel
3 1 (1.52%) Motorola
3 1 (1.52%) Xilinx