Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded C Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1093 999 1061
Rank change year-on-year -94 +62 +145
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C Software Engineer 55 188 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.11% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.11% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 53 156 159
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £34,250 £32,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 156,793 167,298 184,358
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 95.94% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 126,303 133,948 154,470
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 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 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Embedded C Software Engineer in the UK

Embedded C Software 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 Software Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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 -94 54 £45,000 +5.88% 31
England -109 44 £45,000 +5.88% 27
North of England +40 22 £41,250 +13.01% 7
North West +19 12 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Yorkshire +13 9 £45,000 +7.14% 4
East of England -55 9 £50,000 -4.76% 9
Northern Ireland - 7 £50,000 - 1
South West -1 5 £50,000 +28.21% 3
South East -13 5 £50,000 +17.65% 5
Scotland -9 3 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Midlands +28 2 £38,750 -8.82% 1
West Midlands +31 1 £37,500 -25.00%
London +9 1 £41,500 -17.00% 2
East Midlands +3 1 £40,000 -3.03% 1
North East -15 1 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Wales - 1 £40,000 - 2

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, Embedded C Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 55 (100.00%) C
1 55 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 54 (98.18%) C++
3 40 (72.73%) Linux
4 35 (63.64%) Degree
5 27 (49.09%) Embedded C
6 26 (47.27%) Computer Science
7 21 (38.18%) Electronics
8 16 (29.09%) Embedded Software Development
9 14 (25.45%) Computer Science Degree
10 13 (23.64%) Validation
11 12 (21.82%) RS-232
12 11 (20.00%) Games
12 11 (20.00%) Windows
13 10 (18.18%) Java
13 10 (18.18%) Embedded C++
13 10 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
13 10 (18.18%) Multithreaded Programming
13 10 (18.18%) Multithreading
14 9 (16.36%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (16.36%) Software Architecture
15 8 (14.55%) RS-485
16 6 (10.91%) Apple Pay
16 6 (10.91%) Google Pay
16 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
16 6 (10.91%) Objective-C
16 6 (10.91%) Google
16 6 (10.91%) Apple
16 6 (10.91%) Wireless
16 6 (10.91%) UML

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 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.82%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Apple Pay
1 6 (10.91%) Google Pay
2 4 (7.27%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) RS-232
2 8 (14.55%) RS-485
3 6 (10.91%) Wireless
4 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.64%) Bluetooth
5 2 (3.64%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.64%) Modbus
6 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 5 (9.09%) Subversion
2 4 (7.27%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (38.18%) Electronics
2 11 (20.00%) Games
3 5 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.27%) Aerospace
4 4 (7.27%) Automotive
4 4 (7.27%) Avionics
4 4 (7.27%) Military
4 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Qt
2 2 (3.64%) QML
3 1 (1.82%) HTML
3 1 (1.82%) JSON
3 1 (1.82%) XML
3 1 (1.82%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 26 (47.27%) Computer Science
2 10 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.45%) Device Driver
3 3 (5.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) CAN bus
4 2 (3.64%) CCTV
5 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.82%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.82%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 40 (72.73%) Linux
2 11 (20.00%) Windows
3 5 (9.09%) Android
3 5 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 4 (7.27%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (5.45%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.82%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (29.09%) Embedded Software Development
3 13 (23.64%) Validation
4 10 (18.18%) Multithreaded Programming
4 10 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 9 (16.36%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (16.36%) Software Architecture
6 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.91%) OO
6 6 (10.91%) UML
7 5 (9.09%) OOD
7 5 (9.09%) Static Code Analysis
8 4 (7.27%) Memory Management
8 4 (7.27%) OOP
9 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.45%) Device Driver Development
9 3 (5.45%) Open Source
10 2 (3.64%) Cross-Platform Development
10 2 (3.64%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (3.64%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) C
2 54 (98.18%) C++
3 27 (49.09%) Embedded C
4 10 (18.18%) Embedded C++
4 10 (18.18%) Java
5 6 (10.91%) Objective-C
5 6 (10.91%) Python
6 5 (9.09%) Assembly Language
6 5 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 5 (9.09%) C#
6 5 (9.09%) Perl
7 4 (7.27%) Ada
8 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 35 (63.64%) Degree
2 14 (25.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) Def Stans
1 4 (7.27%) MISRA
1 4 (7.27%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Apple
1 6 (10.91%) Google
2 4 (7.27%) IBM
2 4 (7.27%) Samsung
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.82%) Atmel