Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded C Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1063 943 1028
Rank change year-on-year -120 +85 +141
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C Engineer 94 240 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 87 204 179
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £56,750 £57,500 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +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 157,980 168,274 183,899
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.95% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 127,315 134,818 154,230
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -121 87 £50,000 +11.11% 34
England -90 81 £50,000 +11.11% 35
South East +24 28 £52,500 +23.53% 5
North of England +11 22 £41,250 +16.20% 7
East of England -91 13 £50,000 - 12
North West +20 12 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire +13 9 £45,000 +7.14% 5
London +29 7 £67,500 +35.00% 5
South West +4 7 £50,000 +28.21% 3
Northern Ireland - 7 £50,000 - 1
Scotland -13 5 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Midlands +21 4 £41,250 -2.94% 3
West Midlands +35 3 £42,500 -15.00% 2
East Midlands -15 1 £40,000 -3.03% 1
North East -15 1 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Wales - 1 £40,000 - 2

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 94 (100.00%) C
2 86 (91.49%) C++
3 78 (82.98%) Software Engineering
4 61 (64.89%) Linux
5 49 (52.13%) Embedded C
6 37 (39.36%) Degree
6 37 (39.36%) Embedded C++
7 29 (30.85%) Computer Science
8 28 (29.79%) Electronics
9 22 (23.40%) Git (software)
9 22 (23.40%) Firmware
10 20 (21.28%) Subversion
10 20 (21.28%) Embedded Linux
11 18 (19.15%) Embedded Software Development
11 18 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (19.15%) Python
12 15 (15.96%) Greenfield Project
13 14 (14.89%) Computer Science Degree
13 14 (14.89%) TDD
13 14 (14.89%) Validation
14 13 (13.83%) Windows
15 12 (12.77%) RS-232
15 12 (12.77%) C#
16 11 (11.70%) Java
16 11 (11.70%) Automotive
17 10 (10.64%) Multithreading
17 10 (10.64%) Games
17 10 (10.64%) Multithreaded Programming
18 9 (9.57%) Software Architecture
18 9 (9.57%) Root Cause Analysis

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 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.06%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) Apple Pay
1 6 (6.38%) Google Pay
2 4 (4.26%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.77%) RS-232
2 8 (8.51%) RS-485
3 7 (7.45%) Bluetooth
3 7 (7.45%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.45%) Wireless
4 5 (5.32%) Ethernet
4 5 (5.32%) Internet
5 4 (4.26%) HTTP
6 2 (2.13%) Modbus
7 1 (1.06%) DVB
7 1 (1.06%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (23.40%) Git (software)
2 20 (21.28%) Subversion
3 4 (4.26%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.06%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (1.06%) JIRA
6 1 (1.06%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.06%) Redmine
General
1 28 (29.79%) Electronics
2 11 (11.70%) Automotive
3 10 (10.64%) Games
4 7 (7.45%) Multimedia
5 4 (4.26%) Aerospace
5 4 (4.26%) Avionics
5 4 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.26%) Military
5 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) Qt
2 2 (2.13%) HTML
2 2 (2.13%) OpenGL
2 2 (2.13%) QML
2 2 (2.13%) TensorFlow
3 1 (1.06%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.06%) Flash
3 1 (1.06%) JSON
3 1 (1.06%) Middleware
3 1 (1.06%) PlayReady
3 1 (1.06%) XML
3 1 (1.06%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 29 (30.85%) Computer Science
2 15 (15.96%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.32%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (5.32%) Internet of Things
4 4 (4.26%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.26%) Device Driver
4 4 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (3.19%) Infotainment
6 2 (2.13%) CAN bus
6 2 (2.13%) CCTV
6 2 (2.13%) CUDA
6 2 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.06%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.06%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 61 (64.89%) Linux
2 20 (21.28%) Embedded Linux
3 13 (13.83%) Windows
4 6 (6.38%) Android
5 5 (5.32%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.19%) VxWorks
7 2 (2.13%) FreeRTOS
8 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (82.98%) Software Engineering
2 18 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.15%) Embedded Software Development
3 14 (14.89%) TDD
3 14 (14.89%) Validation
4 10 (10.64%) Multithreaded Programming
4 10 (10.64%) Multithreading
5 9 (9.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (9.57%) Software Architecture
6 6 (6.38%) Mentoring
6 6 (6.38%) OO
6 6 (6.38%) UML
7 5 (5.32%) Mathematics
7 5 (5.32%) OOD
7 5 (5.32%) Static Code Analysis
8 4 (4.26%) Device Driver Development
8 4 (4.26%) Memory Management
8 4 (4.26%) OOP
9 3 (3.19%) Computer Vision
9 3 (3.19%) Deep Learning
Programming Languages
1 94 (100.00%) C
2 86 (91.49%) C++
3 49 (52.13%) Embedded C
4 37 (39.36%) Embedded C++
5 18 (19.15%) Python
6 12 (12.77%) C#
7 11 (11.70%) Java
8 6 (6.38%) Assembly Language
8 6 (6.38%) MATLAB
8 6 (6.38%) Objective-C
9 5 (5.32%) Bash Shell
9 5 (5.32%) Perl
10 4 (4.26%) Ada
11 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (39.36%) Degree
2 14 (14.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.06%) HND
5 1 (1.06%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) Def Stans
1 4 (4.26%) MISRA
1 4 (4.26%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.06%) JTAG
2 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 22 (23.40%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (6.38%) Apple
1 6 (6.38%) Google
2 4 (4.26%) IBM
2 4 (4.26%) Samsung
3 3 (3.19%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.06%) Conax
4 1 (1.06%) EMC
4 1 (1.06%) Verimatrix