Period
to 23 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded C Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded C Engineer
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1022 968 1087
Rank change year-on-year -54 +119 +92
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C Engineer 167 233 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.13% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.14% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 109 189 186
UK median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £38,500 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,500 £57,500 £50,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +23.53% - +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 166,603 170,818 195,522
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.18% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,776 139,014 164,319
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Embedded C Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Embedded C Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C Engineer in the UK

Embedded C Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Embedded C Engineer in the UK

Embedded C Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C Engineer over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Embedded C Engineer in the UK

Embedded C Engineer
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 July 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
UK excluding London -57 162 £52,500 +23.53% 35
England -27 153 £52,500 +23.53% 35
East of England -1 82 £55,000 +4.76% 10
South East +19 40 £52,500 +34.62% 4
South West -14 12 £50,000 +33.33% 1
North of England -35 9 £45,000 +20.00% 13
Northern Ireland - 7 £50,000 - 1
Scotland -40 6 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Midlands +15 5 £42,500 -5.56% 4
London -11 5 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Yorkshire -1 4 £45,000 +5.88% 7
North West -2 4 £50,000 +33.33% 3
West Midlands - 3 £43,500 - 2
East Midlands +1 2 £36,250 -19.44% 2
North East -30 1 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Wales - 1 £40,000 -

Embedded C Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, Embedded C Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Embedded C Engineer in the job title.

1 167 (100.00%) C
2 146 (87.43%) C++
2 146 (87.43%) Software Engineering
3 115 (68.86%) Embedded C
4 111 (66.47%) Embedded C++
5 102 (61.08%) Linux
6 64 (38.32%) Python
7 46 (27.54%) Mathematics
7 46 (27.54%) Computer Science
8 42 (25.15%) Embedded Linux
9 36 (21.56%) Degree
9 36 (21.56%) Electronics
10 35 (20.96%) Git (software)
10 35 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (18.56%) Subversion
12 29 (17.37%) MATLAB
12 29 (17.37%) TDD
13 27 (16.17%) Video Processing
14 26 (15.57%) Physics
15 25 (14.97%) Firmware
16 23 (13.77%) Embedded Systems
17 21 (12.57%) Algorithms
17 21 (12.57%) Java
18 20 (11.98%) Image Processing
18 20 (11.98%) Computer Vision
19 18 (10.78%) Security Cleared
20 17 (10.18%) Multimedia
20 17 (10.18%) OpenGL
20 17 (10.18%) CUDA
20 17 (10.18%) TensorFlow

Embedded C Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (3.59%) Simulink
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.38%) Wireless
2 8 (4.79%) Bluetooth
3 6 (3.59%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.40%) 3GPP
5 3 (1.80%) 5G
5 3 (1.80%) LTE
5 3 (1.80%) OFDM
5 3 (1.80%) RS-232
5 3 (1.80%) RS-485
5 3 (1.80%) WCDMA
5 3 (1.80%) WiMAX
6 2 (1.20%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.20%) GSM
7 1 (0.60%) DVB
7 1 (0.60%) Modbus
7 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.60%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.40%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (20.96%) Git (software)
2 31 (18.56%) Subversion
3 4 (2.40%) JIRA
3 4 (2.40%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (2.40%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.80%) ClearCase
4 3 (1.80%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.60%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.60%) Buildbot
5 1 (0.60%) CMake
5 1 (0.60%) GNU Toolchain
5 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.60%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.60%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.60%) Redmine
General
1 36 (21.56%) Electronics
2 17 (10.18%) Multimedia
3 12 (7.19%) Automotive
4 9 (5.39%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.59%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.40%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.80%) Avionics
7 3 (1.80%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.18%) OpenGL
1 17 (10.18%) TensorFlow
2 13 (7.78%) HTML
3 4 (2.40%) Qt
4 3 (1.80%) XML
5 2 (1.20%) .NET
5 2 (1.20%) Middleware
5 2 (1.20%) QML
5 2 (1.20%) Yocto
6 1 (0.60%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.60%) Flash
6 1 (0.60%) JSON
6 1 (0.60%) PlayReady
Miscellaneous
1 46 (27.54%) Computer Science
2 23 (13.77%) Embedded Systems
3 21 (12.57%) Algorithms
4 17 (10.18%) CUDA
5 14 (8.38%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (7.19%) Life Science
7 6 (3.59%) Device Driver
8 4 (2.40%) Infotainment
9 3 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (1.20%) CCTV
10 2 (1.20%) Optoelectronics
11 1 (0.60%) CAN bus
11 1 (0.60%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.60%) Digital TV
11 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.60%) Smart Energy
11 1 (0.60%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.60%) Verilog
11 1 (0.60%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 102 (61.08%) Linux
2 42 (25.15%) Embedded Linux
3 14 (8.38%) Windows
4 9 (5.39%) Android
5 4 (2.40%) VxWorks
6 3 (1.80%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.60%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (87.43%) Software Engineering
2 46 (27.54%) Mathematics
3 35 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (17.37%) TDD
5 27 (16.17%) Video Processing
6 26 (15.57%) Physics
7 20 (11.98%) Computer Vision
7 20 (11.98%) Image Processing
8 14 (8.38%) Validation
9 12 (7.19%) Data Science
9 12 (7.19%) Linux Kernel Development
9 12 (7.19%) Statistics
10 11 (6.59%) OO
10 11 (6.59%) UML
11 9 (5.39%) OOD
12 8 (4.79%) Embedded Software Development
13 6 (3.59%) Mentoring
13 6 (3.59%) Requirements Engineering
13 6 (3.59%) Scrum
14 5 (2.99%) Device Driver Development
Programming Languages
1 167 (100.00%) C
2 146 (87.43%) C++
3 115 (68.86%) Embedded C
4 111 (66.47%) Embedded C++
5 64 (38.32%) Python
6 29 (17.37%) MATLAB
7 21 (12.57%) Java
8 16 (9.58%) Assembly Language
9 14 (8.38%) JavaScript
9 14 (8.38%) SQL
10 13 (7.78%) C#
11 4 (2.40%) Ada
11 4 (2.40%) Perl
12 3 (1.80%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.20%) Lua
13 2 (1.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 36 (21.56%) Degree
2 18 (10.78%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.20%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.60%) HND
5 1 (0.60%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.99%) MISRA
2 4 (2.40%) Def Stans
2 4 (2.40%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.60%) JTAG
System Software
1 25 (14.97%) Firmware
2 1 (0.60%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Vendors
1 6 (3.59%) Apple
1 6 (3.59%) Dell
1 6 (3.59%) Google
1 6 (3.59%) HP
2 4 (2.40%) IBM
2 4 (2.40%) Samsung
3 3 (1.80%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.20%) EMC
4 2 (1.20%) Renesas
5 1 (0.60%) Conax
5 1 (0.60%) Verimatrix