Period
to 23 January 2022

The median annual salary for an Embedded C Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

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 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1020 720 934
Rank change year-on-year -300 +214 +115
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C Engineer 51 45 107
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.071% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.075% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 50 19 92
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £36,875 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £63,875 £66,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -

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 117,962 60,201 120,267
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.11% 95.13% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 78,952 49,310 97,428
10th Percentile £31,750 £32,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Embedded C Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Embedded C Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C Engineer in the UK

Embedded C Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Embedded C Engineer.

Salary trend for Embedded C Engineer in the UK

Embedded C Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Embedded C Engineer over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Embedded C Engineer in the UK

Embedded C Engineer
Top 12 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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -274 31 £55,000 +22.22% 24
UK excluding London -218 30 £55,000 +10.00% 23
Work from Home -197 20 £55,000 - 9
North of England -110 14 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Midlands -92 10 £37,500 -28.57% 6
Yorkshire -68 9 £55,000 -31.25% 1
West Midlands -75 9 £37,500 - 3
North West -92 5 £55,000 +22.22% 3
South East -132 5 £80,000 +113.33% 1
London - 2 £73,750 - 1
East Midlands -64 1 - - 3
Scotland -68 1 £60,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 51 (100.00%) C
1 51 (100.00%) C++
2 49 (96.08%) Software Engineering
3 44 (86.27%) Firmware
4 43 (84.31%) Linux
5 37 (72.55%) Broadband
5 37 (72.55%) TCP/IP
6 33 (64.71%) Computer Science
6 33 (64.71%) Ethernet
6 33 (64.71%) Device Driver
6 33 (64.71%) Device Driver Development
7 29 (56.86%) Bluetooth
7 29 (56.86%) Wi-Fi
7 29 (56.86%) MQTT
8 28 (54.90%) Embedded Systems
8 28 (54.90%) Wireless
8 28 (54.90%) HTML
8 28 (54.90%) CSS
8 28 (54.90%) Requirements Gathering
9 15 (29.41%) Embedded C
9 15 (29.41%) Embedded C++
10 14 (27.45%) Subversion
10 14 (27.45%) Embedded Linux
10 14 (27.45%) Degree
10 14 (27.45%) Social Skills
11 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (19.61%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (17.65%) Self-Motivation
13 9 (17.65%) Software Architecture
13 9 (17.65%) Validation

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 1 (1.96%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (72.55%) Broadband
1 37 (72.55%) TCP/IP
2 33 (64.71%) Ethernet
3 29 (56.86%) Bluetooth
3 29 (56.86%) MQTT
3 29 (56.86%) Wi-Fi
4 28 (54.90%) Wireless
5 5 (9.80%) IPsec
5 5 (9.80%) RFID
6 1 (1.96%) HTTP
6 1 (1.96%) RS-485
6 1 (1.96%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Subversion
2 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.80%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.80%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) CMake
General
1 14 (27.45%) Social Skills
2 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (54.90%) CSS
1 28 (54.90%) HTML
2 5 (9.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (9.80%) GStreamer
2 5 (9.80%) OpenCV
2 5 (9.80%) STL
2 5 (9.80%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 33 (64.71%) Device Driver
2 28 (54.90%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (17.65%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (9.80%) CUDA
5 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 43 (84.31%) Linux
2 14 (27.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (96.08%) Software Engineering
2 33 (64.71%) Computer Science
2 33 (64.71%) Device Driver Development
3 28 (54.90%) Requirements Gathering
4 10 (19.61%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 9 (17.65%) Software Architecture
5 9 (17.65%) Validation
6 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.80%) Multithreaded Programming
6 5 (9.80%) Multithreading
7 2 (3.92%) SDLC
8 1 (1.96%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) C
1 51 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (29.41%) Embedded C
2 15 (29.41%) Embedded C++
3 2 (3.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) JTAG
2 1 (1.96%) MISRA
2 1 (1.96%) MISRA C
System Software
1 44 (86.27%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) EMC
2 5 (9.80%) NVIDIA