Period
to 23 April 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded C Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 939 974 1104
Rank change year-on-year +35 +130 +57
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C Engineer 255 205 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 154 174 192
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £30,163
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £49,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +2.27% +10.00%

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 170,982 165,350 196,339
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.55% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 139,864 137,303 164,769
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Embedded C Engineer in the UK

Embedded C Engineer
Top 15 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 April 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
England +19 241 £52,500 +16.67% 28
UK excluding London +32 239 £52,500 +16.67% 23
East of England +63 163 £55,000 - 7
South East +9 38 £52,500 +38.16% 4
London -26 14 £50,000 -6.98% 6
South West -8 12 £46,250 +23.33% 5
Scotland -32 12 £40,000 -11.11% 1
North of England -56 10 £42,500 +6.25% 2
North West -15 6 £47,500 +26.67% 1
Yorkshire -12 3 £37,500 -11.76%
Midlands -12 3 £43,500 -3.33% 4
West Midlands +5 2 £46,750 +10.00% 4
East Midlands -4 1 £32,500 -27.78%
North East -28 1 £26,500 -24.29% 1
Wales - 1 £45,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 255 (100.00%) C
2 231 (90.59%) Software Engineering
3 215 (84.31%) C++
4 164 (64.31%) Embedded C
5 158 (61.96%) Embedded C++
6 137 (53.73%) Linux
7 104 (40.78%) Python
8 90 (35.29%) Computer Science
9 82 (32.16%) Mathematics
10 68 (26.67%) Degree
11 60 (23.53%) Electronics
12 56 (21.96%) Physics
13 53 (20.78%) Embedded Linux
14 50 (19.61%) Embedded Systems
15 41 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
16 38 (14.90%) Video Processing
17 37 (14.51%) Java
18 35 (13.73%) Security Cleared
19 34 (13.33%) MATLAB
20 31 (12.16%) TDD
21 30 (11.76%) Firmware
21 30 (11.76%) SQL
22 29 (11.37%) JavaScript
22 29 (11.37%) Git (software)
23 28 (10.98%) Windows
24 26 (10.20%) Self-Motivation
24 26 (10.20%) Subversion
25 25 (9.80%) Life Science
25 25 (9.80%) Statistics
25 25 (9.80%) HTML

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 10 (3.92%) Simulink
2 2 (0.78%) PTC Creo
2 2 (0.78%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.41%) Wireless
2 16 (6.27%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.53%) Bluetooth
4 8 (3.14%) Ethernet
5 7 (2.75%) InfiniBand
5 7 (2.75%) LTE
6 6 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (1.96%) 3GPP
8 4 (1.57%) 5G
8 4 (1.57%) GSM
8 4 (1.57%) OFDM
8 4 (1.57%) WCDMA
8 4 (1.57%) WiMAX
9 3 (1.18%) Modbus
9 3 (1.18%) UMTS
9 3 (1.18%) ZigBee
10 2 (0.78%) Internet
10 2 (0.78%) RS-232
10 2 (0.78%) RS-485
11 1 (0.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (11.37%) Git (software)
2 26 (10.20%) Subversion
3 5 (1.96%) JIRA
4 4 (1.57%) ClearCase
4 4 (1.57%) ClearQuest
5 3 (1.18%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.78%) GCC
7 1 (0.39%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.39%) Buildbot
7 1 (0.39%) CMake
7 1 (0.39%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.39%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.39%) Redmine
7 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (23.53%) Electronics
2 22 (8.63%) Multimedia
3 13 (5.10%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.78%) Automotive
6 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.39%) Finance
6 1 (0.39%) Marketing
6 1 (0.39%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.80%) HTML
2 19 (7.45%) OpenGL
3 17 (6.67%) TensorFlow
4 6 (2.35%) .NET
5 4 (1.57%) Qt
5 4 (1.57%) XML
6 3 (1.18%) Yocto
7 2 (0.78%) HEVC
7 2 (0.78%) Middleware
7 2 (0.78%) OpenEmbedded
7 2 (0.78%) QML
8 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 90 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 50 (19.61%) Embedded Systems
3 26 (10.20%) Self-Motivation
4 25 (9.80%) Life Science
5 22 (8.63%) Algorithms
6 17 (6.67%) CUDA
7 14 (5.49%) Robotics
8 8 (3.14%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.57%) Optoelectronics
10 3 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.78%) ASIC
11 2 (0.78%) CAN bus
11 2 (0.78%) CCTV
11 2 (0.78%) Infotainment
11 2 (0.78%) Smart Energy
11 2 (0.78%) VHDL
12 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.39%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.39%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 137 (53.73%) Linux
2 53 (20.78%) Embedded Linux
3 28 (10.98%) Windows
4 8 (3.14%) Android
5 3 (1.18%) FreeRTOS
5 3 (1.18%) Unix
5 3 (1.18%) VxWorks
6 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.39%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.39%) SafeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (90.59%) Software Engineering
2 82 (32.16%) Mathematics
3 56 (21.96%) Physics
4 41 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (14.90%) Video Processing
6 31 (12.16%) TDD
7 25 (9.80%) Data Science
7 25 (9.80%) Linux Kernel Development
7 25 (9.80%) Statistics
8 19 (7.45%) Computer Vision
8 19 (7.45%) Image Processing
9 18 (7.06%) Signal Processing
10 17 (6.67%) Digital Signal Processing
11 15 (5.88%) Validation
12 12 (4.71%) OO
13 11 (4.31%) OOD
14 10 (3.92%) Requirements Engineering
14 10 (3.92%) Scrum
14 10 (3.92%) UML
15 9 (3.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 255 (100.00%) C
2 215 (84.31%) C++
3 164 (64.31%) Embedded C
4 158 (61.96%) Embedded C++
5 104 (40.78%) Python
6 37 (14.51%) Java
7 34 (13.33%) MATLAB
8 30 (11.76%) SQL
9 29 (11.37%) JavaScript
10 21 (8.24%) Assembly Language
11 16 (6.27%) C#
12 10 (3.92%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.75%) Lua
13 7 (2.75%) Perl
14 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.39%) Ada
Qualifications
1 68 (26.67%) Degree
2 35 (13.73%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.57%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.18%) PhD
5 3 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.57%) MISRA
2 3 (1.18%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.39%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.39%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 15765
3 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 30 (11.76%) Firmware
2 2 (0.78%) Docker
3 1 (0.39%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
3 1 (0.39%) iptables
Vendors
1 9 (3.53%) Dell
1 9 (3.53%) HP
2 3 (1.18%) EMC
3 2 (0.78%) PTC
3 2 (0.78%) Red Hat
3 2 (0.78%) Renesas
3 2 (0.78%) Wind River
4 1 (0.39%) Atmel
4 1 (0.39%) Green Hills