Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for an Embedded C Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

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
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 961 1086 1165
Rank change year-on-year +125 +79 -66
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C Engineer 233 195 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.096% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.100% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 189 190 126
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,125 £54,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 171314 195618 214070
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.01% 96.50% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 139663 164331 175586
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded C Engineer in the UK

Embedded C Engineer
Top 13 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 21 July 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
UK excluding London +137 215 £42,500 - 17
England +102 210 £42,500 - 17
East of England +83 99 £52,500 +16.67% 14
North of England +19 61 £37,500 -3.23%
Yorkshire +51 37 £42,500 -5.56%
Scotland +36 23 £50,000 +25.00% 1
London +46 18 £50,000 +29.03% 1
South West +17 18 £37,500 -11.76% 1
North East +21 12 £35,000 +18.64%
North West -8 12 £37,500 -
South East +41 11 £39,000 -13.33%
Midlands +2 4 £45,000 +28.57% 1
East Midlands -6 4 £45,000 +28.57%

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, Embedded C Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Embedded C Engineer in the job title.

1 233 (100.00%) C
2 191 (81.97%) Software Engineering
3 182 (78.11%) C++
4 169 (72.53%) Embedded C
5 111 (47.64%) Embedded C++
6 101 (43.35%) Linux
7 71 (30.47%) Python
8 69 (29.61%) Electronics
9 66 (28.33%) Degree
10 65 (27.90%) Wireless
11 61 (26.18%) Firmware
12 50 (21.46%) Computer Science
13 45 (19.31%) Embedded Linux
14 40 (17.17%) Device Driver
15 39 (16.74%) Bluetooth
16 37 (15.88%) Wi-Fi
17 34 (14.59%) Mentoring
18 33 (14.16%) Java
19 32 (13.73%) Assembly Language
19 32 (13.73%) Mathematics
19 32 (13.73%) Embedded Systems
20 30 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
21 25 (10.73%) OO
21 25 (10.73%) Device Driver Development
22 24 (10.30%) Security Cleared
23 23 (9.87%) Automotive
23 23 (9.87%) Software Architecture
24 22 (9.44%) Qt
25 21 (9.01%) Embedded Software Development
25 21 (9.01%) Physics

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 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 65 (27.90%) Wireless
2 39 (16.74%) Bluetooth
3 37 (15.88%) Wi-Fi
4 20 (8.58%) RS-232
4 20 (8.58%) TCP/IP
5 18 (7.73%) Ethernet
6 16 (6.87%) 802.11
7 15 (6.44%) RS-485
8 10 (4.29%) InfiniBand
9 7 (3.00%) Modbus
9 7 (3.00%) Profibus
10 3 (1.29%) Internet
10 3 (1.29%) ZigBee
11 2 (0.86%) DECT
11 2 (0.86%) IPv6
11 2 (0.86%) Network Security
12 1 (0.43%) 3G
12 1 (0.43%) DHCP
12 1 (0.43%) GSM
12 1 (0.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.29%) MySQL
2 2 (0.86%) Big Data
3 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.43%) Redis
3 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (4.72%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.43%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.86%) LabVIEW
3 2 (0.86%) Subversion
4 1 (0.43%) CodeWarrior
4 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.43%) JIRA
4 1 (0.43%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.43%) Mocha
General
1 69 (29.61%) Electronics
2 23 (9.87%) Automotive
3 20 (8.58%) Multimedia
3 20 (8.58%) Telecoms
4 15 (6.44%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.86%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.43%) Finance
6 1 (0.43%) Games
6 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.44%) Qt
2 16 (6.87%) 802.1X
2 16 (6.87%) HTML
3 15 (6.44%) .NET
4 13 (5.58%) Qt Quick
5 7 (3.00%) Node.js
5 7 (3.00%) SOAP
6 6 (2.58%) AngularJS
6 6 (2.58%) wxWidgets
7 4 (1.72%) JNI
8 2 (0.86%) .NET Compact Framework
8 2 (0.86%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.43%) MEAN Stack
9 1 (0.43%) OpenEmbedded
9 1 (0.43%) Polymer
9 1 (0.43%) React
9 1 (0.43%) RESTful
9 1 (0.43%) Vue.js
9 1 (0.43%) Web Components
9 1 (0.43%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 50 (21.46%) Computer Science
2 40 (17.17%) Device Driver
3 32 (13.73%) Embedded Systems
4 17 (7.30%) Algorithms
5 16 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (5.15%) CAN bus
7 9 (3.86%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.58%) Smartcard
9 4 (1.72%) EMV
9 4 (1.72%) EPoS
9 4 (1.72%) Home Automation
9 4 (1.72%) Robotics
10 2 (0.86%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.86%) RIA
10 2 (0.86%) Smart City
11 1 (0.43%) Arduino
11 1 (0.43%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.43%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 101 (43.35%) Linux
2 45 (19.31%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (3.86%) Android
3 9 (3.86%) Windows
4 6 (2.58%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.72%) Unix
6 2 (0.86%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.86%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.43%) OpenWrt
7 1 (0.43%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (81.97%) Software Engineering
2 34 (14.59%) Mentoring
3 32 (13.73%) Mathematics
4 30 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (10.73%) Device Driver Development
5 25 (10.73%) OO
6 23 (9.87%) Software Architecture
7 21 (9.01%) Embedded Software Development
7 21 (9.01%) Physics
8 20 (8.58%) OOD
8 20 (8.58%) Video Processing
9 16 (6.87%) Scenario Testing
10 15 (6.44%) Telematics
11 14 (6.01%) Configuration Management
12 11 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (4.29%) Test Automation
14 9 (3.86%) Customer Requirements
15 8 (3.43%) UML
16 7 (3.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
16 7 (3.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 233 (100.00%) C
2 182 (78.11%) C++
3 169 (72.53%) Embedded C
4 111 (47.64%) Embedded C++
5 71 (30.47%) Python
6 33 (14.16%) Java
7 32 (13.73%) Assembly Language
8 19 (8.15%) Bash Shell
9 17 (7.30%) C#
10 13 (5.58%) JavaScript
11 10 (4.29%) PHP
12 9 (3.86%) MATLAB
13 6 (2.58%) Perl
14 5 (2.15%) SQL
15 3 (1.29%) Lua
15 3 (1.29%) Ruby
16 2 (0.86%) Groovy
17 1 (0.43%) ES6
17 1 (0.43%) VB
17 1 (0.43%) VC++
Qualifications
1 66 (28.33%) Degree
2 24 (10.30%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.72%) HND
5 2 (0.86%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.86%) PhD
5 2 (0.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.15%) ISO 9001
2 10 (4.29%) JTAG
3 3 (1.29%) MISRA
4 2 (0.86%) QA
5 1 (0.43%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.43%) MISRA C
System Software
1 61 (26.18%) Firmware
2 1 (0.43%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (3.00%) Freescale
2 6 (2.58%) Lauterbach
3 4 (1.72%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.86%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.43%) SAP
5 1 (0.43%) Signiant
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