Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Embedded C Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1010 923 1014
Rank change year-on-year -87 +91 +116
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C Engineer 97 272 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 92 211 176
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £26,500 £36,250 £28,625
90th Percentile £62,250 £61,250 £63,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +12.50%

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 144,483 167,419 170,789
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 96.18% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 115,528 135,986 142,204
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Embedded C Engineer in the UK

Embedded C Engineer
Top 14 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 19 January 2019. 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
England -79 88 £45,000 -10.00% 42
UK excluding London -87 87 £45,000 -10.00% 42
North of England +75 43 £37,500 -3.23% 11
North West +48 27 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Yorkshire +38 16 £45,000 +24.14% 8
East of England -109 13 £50,000 -9.09% 12
South East +4 11 £48,250 +13.53% 7
London +22 10 £54,500 +9.00% 6
West Midlands +44 6 £42,500 -15.00%
Midlands +38 6 £42,500 -15.00%
South West +17 5 £56,500 +25.56% 6
Scotland -7 4 £35,000 -16.67% 2
Northern Ireland - 4 £55,000 - 1
Wales +15 1 - - 3

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 97 (100.00%) C
2 90 (92.78%) C++
3 81 (83.51%) Software Engineering
4 53 (54.64%) Degree
5 49 (50.52%) Linux
6 44 (45.36%) Embedded C
7 43 (44.33%) Computer Science
8 37 (38.14%) Electronics
9 33 (34.02%) Embedded Software Development
10 30 (30.93%) Greenfield Project
11 25 (25.77%) Games
11 25 (25.77%) Computer Science Degree
12 22 (22.68%) Windows
13 21 (21.65%) Embedded C++
13 21 (21.65%) Validation
14 20 (20.62%) Multithreading
14 20 (20.62%) Multithreaded Programming
14 20 (20.62%) RS-232
15 18 (18.56%) Root Cause Analysis
15 18 (18.56%) Software Architecture
16 15 (15.46%) Security Cleared
17 12 (12.37%) Cybersecurity
18 11 (11.34%) Firmware
18 11 (11.34%) TCP/IP
18 11 (11.34%) RS-485
19 10 (10.31%) Ubuntu
19 10 (10.31%) Embedded Linux
19 10 (10.31%) Automotive
19 10 (10.31%) Static Code Analysis
19 10 (10.31%) SC Cleared

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.62%) RS-232
2 11 (11.34%) RS-485
2 11 (11.34%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.22%) Wireless
4 6 (6.19%) Bluetooth
4 6 (6.19%) Internet
5 5 (5.15%) HTTP
5 5 (5.15%) Network Security
6 4 (4.12%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.03%) Modbus
7 1 (1.03%) SNMP
7 1 (1.03%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.06%) Subversion
4 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.03%) JIRA
4 1 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
General
1 37 (38.14%) Electronics
2 25 (25.77%) Games
3 10 (10.31%) Automotive
4 5 (5.15%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.12%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.03%) Avionics
6 1 (1.03%) Law
6 1 (1.03%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) Flash
2 4 (4.12%) QML
2 4 (4.12%) Qt
3 1 (1.03%) .NET
3 1 (1.03%) CSS
3 1 (1.03%) HTML
3 1 (1.03%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 30 (30.93%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.19%) Internet of Things
4 5 (5.15%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (5.15%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.15%) Robotics
5 4 (4.12%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.09%) CCTV
7 1 (1.03%) Acoustics
7 1 (1.03%) Arduino
7 1 (1.03%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.03%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 49 (50.52%) Linux
2 22 (22.68%) Windows
3 10 (10.31%) Embedded Linux
3 10 (10.31%) Ubuntu
4 4 (4.12%) Android
5 2 (2.06%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (1.03%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (83.51%) Software Engineering
2 43 (44.33%) Computer Science
3 33 (34.02%) Embedded Software Development
4 21 (21.65%) Validation
5 20 (20.62%) Multithreaded Programming
5 20 (20.62%) Multithreading
6 18 (18.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 18 (18.56%) Software Architecture
7 12 (12.37%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (10.31%) Static Code Analysis
9 8 (8.25%) Mechatronics
9 8 (8.25%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (6.19%) OO
11 6 (6.19%) OOD
12 5 (5.15%) Coaching
12 5 (5.15%) Collaborative Working
12 5 (5.15%) Defect Tracking
13 4 (4.12%) Open Source
13 4 (4.12%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 97 (100.00%) C
2 90 (92.78%) C++
3 44 (45.36%) Embedded C
4 21 (21.65%) Embedded C++
5 9 (9.28%) C#
5 9 (9.28%) Java
6 8 (8.25%) Python
7 7 (7.22%) Perl
8 6 (6.19%) Bash Shell
8 6 (6.19%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (54.64%) Degree
2 25 (25.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (15.46%) Security Cleared
4 10 (10.31%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.09%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) MISRA
1 1 (1.03%) MISRA C
1 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.34%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (5.15%) Atmel
2 4 (4.12%) Xilinx