Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Embedded C Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer - Embedded C
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 977 1050 1189
Rank change year-on-year +73 +139 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C Software Engineer 200 172 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.091% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.094% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 164 153 110
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £34,500 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £48,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Embedded C Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C Software Engineer in the UK

Embedded C Software Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded C Software Engineer.

Salary trend for Embedded C Software Engineer in the UK

Embedded C Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C Software Engineer over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded C Software Engineer in the UK

Embedded C Software 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 Software Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 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
England +47 183 £47,500 +5.56% 16
UK excluding London +78 170 £45,000 - 15
East of England +71 92 £52,500 -7.89% 9
London +11 30 £50,000 +4.17% 1
South East +23 26 £42,500 -10.53% 1
North of England -20 20 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Scotland 0 17 £46,250 +2.78%
Yorkshire +28 13 £37,500 -16.67% 2
South West -5 13 £39,000 -8.24% 1
North East -6 4 £35,000 +11.11%
Midlands +13 3 £42,500 +13.33% 1
North West -25 3 £50,000 +33.33% 1
East Midlands +29 2 £41,250 +11.49% 1
West Midlands +15 1 £50,000 +11.11%

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Embedded C Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 200 (100.00%) C
1 200 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 177 (88.50%) C++
3 124 (62.00%) Embedded C
4 117 (58.50%) Linux
5 101 (50.50%) Embedded C++
6 63 (31.50%) Python
7 53 (26.50%) Embedded Systems
8 52 (26.00%) Computer Science
9 50 (25.00%) Degree
10 40 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
11 34 (17.00%) Wireless
12 30 (15.00%) Electronics
12 30 (15.00%) Mathematics
13 26 (13.00%) Assembly Language
14 24 (12.00%) Device Driver
14 24 (12.00%) Bash Shell
15 23 (11.50%) Firmware
15 23 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (11.00%) Physics
16 22 (11.00%) Unit Testing
16 22 (11.00%) Video Processing
16 22 (11.00%) Manufacturing
17 21 (10.50%) Ethernet
17 21 (10.50%) TCP/IP
17 21 (10.50%) C#
17 21 (10.50%) Windows
17 21 (10.50%) Multimedia
18 20 (10.00%) Lua
18 20 (10.00%) Java

Embedded C Software 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 4 (2.00%) Simulink
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 34 (17.00%) Wireless
2 21 (10.50%) Ethernet
2 21 (10.50%) TCP/IP
3 20 (10.00%) Bluetooth
4 19 (9.50%) InfiniBand
4 19 (9.50%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (5.00%) RS-232
6 7 (3.50%) RS-485
7 4 (2.00%) GSM
7 4 (2.00%) Internet
8 3 (1.50%) LTE
8 3 (1.50%) RS-422
8 3 (1.50%) UMTS
9 2 (1.00%) Modbus
9 2 (1.00%) Profibus
10 1 (0.50%) 3G
10 1 (0.50%) DHCP
10 1 (0.50%) IPv4
10 1 (0.50%) Network Security
10 1 (0.50%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.00%) MySQL
2 1 (0.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (3.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.00%) Selenium
3 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.50%) JIRA
3 1 (0.50%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.50%) Subversion
General
1 30 (15.00%) Electronics
2 22 (11.00%) Manufacturing
3 21 (10.50%) Multimedia
4 12 (6.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.00%) Automotive
6 1 (0.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.00%) HTML
2 11 (5.50%) .NET
3 9 (4.50%) Qt
4 6 (3.00%) JNI
5 5 (2.50%) HEVC
5 5 (2.50%) OpenGL
6 4 (2.00%) Qt Quick
7 2 (1.00%) .NET Compact Framework
7 2 (1.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.00%) Node.js
7 2 (1.00%) QML
7 2 (1.00%) wxWidgets
7 2 (1.00%) XML
8 1 (0.50%) CSS
8 1 (0.50%) CSS3
8 1 (0.50%) HTML5
8 1 (0.50%) jQuery
8 1 (0.50%) JSON
8 1 (0.50%) MFC
8 1 (0.50%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 53 (26.50%) Embedded Systems
2 52 (26.00%) Computer Science
3 24 (12.00%) Device Driver
4 13 (6.50%) Life Science
5 10 (5.00%) Video\Live Streaming
6 8 (4.00%) Smartcard
7 7 (3.50%) Algorithms
8 6 (3.00%) EMV
8 6 (3.00%) EPoS
9 4 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (2.00%) Robotics
9 4 (2.00%) User Experience
10 3 (1.50%) CAN bus
11 2 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.00%) CCTV
11 2 (1.00%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.00%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.00%) Smart City
12 1 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.50%) Optoelectronics
Operating Systems
1 117 (58.50%) Linux
2 40 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
3 21 (10.50%) Windows
4 13 (6.50%) Android
5 8 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.00%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.00%) Unix
7 2 (1.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 30 (15.00%) Mathematics
3 23 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (11.00%) Physics
4 22 (11.00%) Unit Testing
4 22 (11.00%) Video Processing
5 19 (9.50%) Device Driver Development
6 15 (7.50%) Scrum
7 14 (7.00%) Linux Kernel Development
8 13 (6.50%) Statistics
9 11 (5.50%) OO
10 10 (5.00%) OOD
11 9 (4.50%) Open Source
11 9 (4.50%) SDLC
11 9 (4.50%) UML
12 7 (3.50%) Project Planning
12 7 (3.50%) Validation
13 6 (3.00%) Embedded Software Development
13 6 (3.00%) Test Automation
14 5 (2.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 200 (100.00%) C
2 177 (88.50%) C++
3 124 (62.00%) Embedded C
4 101 (50.50%) Embedded C++
5 63 (31.50%) Python
6 26 (13.00%) Assembly Language
7 24 (12.00%) Bash Shell
8 21 (10.50%) C#
9 20 (10.00%) Java
9 20 (10.00%) Lua
10 18 (9.00%) JavaScript
11 15 (7.50%) SQL
12 10 (5.00%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.50%) Perl
14 1 (0.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 50 (25.00%) Degree
2 10 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.00%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.00%) HND
4 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.00%) ISO 9001
1 4 (2.00%) JTAG
2 2 (1.00%) MISRA
2 2 (1.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 23 (11.50%) Firmware
2 1 (0.50%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2 (1.00%) Dell
1 2 (1.00%) HP
1 2 (1.00%) Lauterbach
1 2 (1.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (0.50%) Bloomberg