Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded C Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 912 998 1126
Rank change year-on-year +86 +128 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C Engineer 269 190 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.11% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 208 175 159
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £35,875 £28,400 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 167,103 171,058 200,204
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.07% 96.47% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135,605 142,472 167,445
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,738
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.85% +1.64%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 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 +75 251 £50,000 +5.26% 33
UK excluding London +79 240 £50,000 +11.11% 32
East of England +109 157 £55,000 - 14
South East +48 44 £42,500 -10.53% 6
London -3 27 £50,000 -16.67% 6
Scotland -29 16 £42,000 -6.67%
South West -5 12 £42,500 -5.56% 2
North of England -39 8 £38,750 +16.54% 3
North West -4 5 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +18 2 £36,250 -14.71% 3
West Midlands +8 2 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Midlands -2 2 £50,000 +11.11% 2
North East -27 1 £26,500 -15.87%
Wales - 1 £45,000 - 4

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 269 (100.00%) C
2 232 (86.25%) Software Engineering
3 226 (84.01%) C++
4 160 (59.48%) Embedded C
5 136 (50.56%) Linux
6 130 (48.33%) Embedded C++
7 98 (36.43%) Python
8 86 (31.97%) Computer Science
9 84 (31.23%) Degree
10 75 (27.88%) Embedded Systems
11 60 (22.30%) Mathematics
11 60 (22.30%) Electronics
12 49 (18.22%) Embedded Linux
13 48 (17.84%) Wireless
14 46 (17.10%) Physics
15 45 (16.73%) Agile Software Development
16 36 (13.38%) Firmware
17 30 (11.15%) Assembly Language
17 30 (11.15%) Windows
18 29 (10.78%) Bluetooth
18 29 (10.78%) Signal Processing
19 25 (9.29%) TCP/IP
19 25 (9.29%) Java
19 25 (9.29%) SQL
20 24 (8.92%) JavaScript
20 24 (8.92%) Robotics
21 23 (8.55%) Manufacturing
21 23 (8.55%) Wi-Fi
22 22 (8.18%) HTML
22 22 (8.18%) C#

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 7 (2.60%) Simulink
2 2 (0.74%) PTC Creo
2 2 (0.74%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (17.84%) Wireless
2 29 (10.78%) Bluetooth
3 25 (9.29%) TCP/IP
4 23 (8.55%) Wi-Fi
5 20 (7.43%) Ethernet
6 19 (7.06%) InfiniBand
7 6 (2.23%) RS-232
8 4 (1.49%) GSM
8 4 (1.49%) Internet
8 4 (1.49%) LTE
8 4 (1.49%) RS-485
8 4 (1.49%) UMTS
9 3 (1.12%) Modbus
9 3 (1.12%) RS-422
9 3 (1.12%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.37%) 3GPP
10 1 (0.37%) DHCP
10 1 (0.37%) Network Security
10 1 (0.37%) Skype
10 1 (0.37%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.60%) MySQL
2 1 (0.37%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (5.95%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.58%) Subversion
3 4 (1.49%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.12%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.74%) GCC
5 2 (0.74%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.74%) Selenium
6 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.37%) JIRA
6 1 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.37%) Redmine
General
1 60 (22.30%) Electronics
2 23 (8.55%) Manufacturing
3 19 (7.06%) Telecoms
4 18 (6.69%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.37%) Finance
5 1 (0.37%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.18%) HTML
2 7 (2.60%) .NET
3 5 (1.86%) HEVC
3 5 (1.86%) OpenGL
4 3 (1.12%) Qt
4 3 (1.12%) Yocto
5 2 (0.74%) JNI
5 2 (0.74%) OpenEmbedded
5 2 (0.74%) QML
5 2 (0.74%) XML
6 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.37%) CGI
6 1 (0.37%) CSS
6 1 (0.37%) CSS3
6 1 (0.37%) HTML5
6 1 (0.37%) jQuery
6 1 (0.37%) JSON
6 1 (0.37%) MFC
6 1 (0.37%) Middleware
6 1 (0.37%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 86 (31.97%) Computer Science
2 75 (27.88%) Embedded Systems
3 24 (8.92%) Robotics
4 22 (8.18%) Life Science
5 16 (5.95%) Device Driver
6 6 (2.23%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (1.49%) User Experience
8 2 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.74%) ASIC
8 2 (0.74%) CAN bus
8 2 (0.74%) CCTV
8 2 (0.74%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.74%) EMV
8 2 (0.74%) EPoS
8 2 (0.74%) Optoelectronics
8 2 (0.74%) Smartcard
8 2 (0.74%) VHDL
8 2 (0.74%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.37%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 136 (50.56%) Linux
2 49 (18.22%) Embedded Linux
3 30 (11.15%) Windows
4 8 (2.97%) Android
5 6 (2.23%) Unix
6 5 (1.86%) VxWorks
7 3 (1.12%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (86.25%) Software Engineering
2 60 (22.30%) Mathematics
3 46 (17.10%) Physics
4 45 (16.73%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (10.78%) Signal Processing
6 22 (8.18%) Linux Kernel Development
6 22 (8.18%) TDD
7 21 (7.81%) Statistics
7 21 (7.81%) Unit Testing
8 20 (7.43%) Digital Signal Processing
8 20 (7.43%) Mentoring
9 19 (7.06%) Video Processing
10 17 (6.32%) Scrum
11 15 (5.58%) Test Automation
12 14 (5.20%) Device Driver Development
13 12 (4.46%) SDLC
14 11 (4.09%) Open Source
15 10 (3.72%) OO
16 9 (3.35%) OOD
16 9 (3.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 269 (100.00%) C
2 226 (84.01%) C++
3 160 (59.48%) Embedded C
4 130 (48.33%) Embedded C++
5 98 (36.43%) Python
6 30 (11.15%) Assembly Language
7 25 (9.29%) Java
7 25 (9.29%) SQL
8 24 (8.92%) JavaScript
9 22 (8.18%) Bash Shell
9 22 (8.18%) C#
10 19 (7.06%) Lua
11 14 (5.20%) MATLAB
12 8 (2.97%) Perl
13 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.37%) Ada
Qualifications
1 84 (31.23%) Degree
2 19 (7.06%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (2.60%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (2.23%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.12%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.74%) HND
7 2 (0.74%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.12%) MISRA
1 3 (1.12%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.37%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.37%) JTAG
2 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 36 (13.38%) Firmware
2 2 (0.74%) Docker
3 1 (0.37%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (1.86%) Dell
1 5 (1.86%) HP
2 2 (0.74%) EMC
2 2 (0.74%) PTC
2 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
2 2 (0.74%) Wind River
3 1 (0.37%) Atmel
3 1 (0.37%) Bloomberg
3 1 (0.37%) Green Hills