The median annual salary for a Embedded C Software Engineer was £44,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer - Embedded C
UK
Rank 786 872 882
Rank change year-on-year +86 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C Software Engineer 78 77 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.092% 0.074% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.077% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 56 75 62
Median salary £44,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.13% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,300 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Embedded C Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Embedded C Software Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded C Software Engineer in the UK

Embedded C Software Engineer
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +86 73 £44,000 +1.73% 18
East of England +47 32 £45,000 - 8
Cambridgeshire +39 31 £48,500 +7.77% 6
Cambridge +24 22 £45,000 - 5
Yorkshire +29 14 £42,500 +2.40% 2
London +68 10 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Barnsley - 7 £40,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 7 £40,000 - 1
South East +46 5 £45,000 - 3
Scotland - 5 £50,000 - 2
South West +22 4 £37,500 -11.76% 2
North Yorkshire +10 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Harrogate +5 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Hampshire +24 3 £41,750 +31.49% 1
Cornwall - 3 £37,500 -
North East - 3 £35,000 -
North West - 3 £44,000 - 1
Durham - 3 £35,000 -
Falmouth - 3 £37,500 -
Penryn - 3 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire +15 2 £47,500 +5.55%
Derby +4 2 £47,500 +35.71%
Derbyshire +1 2 £47,500 +35.71%
East Midlands -6 2 £47,500 +35.71%
Manchester - 2 £43,500 - 1
High Wycombe - 2 £47,500 -
Peterborough - 2 £41,250 -
Livingston - 2 £50,000 -
Glasgow - 2 - - 1
West Lothian - 2 £50,000 -

Embedded C Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 157 (100.00%) C
1 157 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 139 (88.54%) C++
3 123 (78.34%) Embedded C
4 78 (49.68%) Embedded C++
5 74 (47.13%) Linux
6 57 (36.31%) Python
7 43 (27.39%) Electronics
8 35 (22.29%) TCP/IP
9 34 (21.66%) Firmware
10 33 (21.02%) Wireless
10 33 (21.02%) Degree
11 29 (18.47%) Computer Science
11 29 (18.47%) Ethernet
11 29 (18.47%) Bluetooth
12 27 (17.20%) RS-232
13 26 (16.56%) Cybersecurity
14 25 (15.92%) C#
14 25 (15.92%) Telecoms
14 25 (15.92%) Wi-Fi
15 24 (15.29%) Security Cleared
16 23 (14.65%) Embedded Systems
16 23 (14.65%) RS-485
17 21 (13.38%) Microsoft
17 21 (13.38%) Java
18 20 (12.74%) Bash Shell
19 19 (12.10%) Windows
20 17 (10.83%) UML
20 17 (10.83%) Embedded Linux
21 16 (10.19%) Qt

Embedded C Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 16 (10.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.64%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.64%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 35 (22.29%) TCP/IP
2 33 (21.02%) Wireless
3 29 (18.47%) Bluetooth
3 29 (18.47%) Ethernet
4 27 (17.20%) RS-232
5 25 (15.92%) Wi-Fi
6 23 (14.65%) RS-485
7 10 (6.37%) IPv6
7 10 (6.37%) Network Security
8 8 (5.10%) ZigBee
9 7 (4.46%) InfiniBand
10 6 (3.82%) Internet
11 5 (3.18%) DHCP
11 5 (3.18%) Modbus
11 5 (3.18%) Profibus
12 4 (2.55%) DNS
12 4 (2.55%) PPP
13 2 (1.27%) ASN.1
13 2 (1.27%) VoIP
14 1 (0.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.27%) Big Data
2 1 (0.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.37%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.82%) Subversion
3 5 (3.18%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.27%) JIRA
4 2 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.64%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.64%) Mercurial
General
1 43 (27.39%) Electronics
2 25 (15.92%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.37%) Automotive
3 10 (6.37%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.55%) Finance
4 4 (2.55%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.91%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.27%) Marketing
7 1 (0.64%) Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.19%) Qt
2 7 (4.46%) .NET
2 7 (4.46%) HTML
3 6 (3.82%) XML
4 4 (2.55%) Web Services
4 4 (2.55%) wxWidgets
5 3 (1.91%) Qt Quick
6 2 (1.27%) MFC
7 1 (0.64%) CORBA
7 1 (0.64%) OpenEmbedded
7 1 (0.64%) Wayland
7 1 (0.64%) WebKit
7 1 (0.64%) WPF
7 1 (0.64%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.47%) Computer Science
2 23 (14.65%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (5.10%) Algorithms
3 8 (5.10%) Device Driver
4 6 (3.82%) CAN bus
5 3 (1.91%) Home Automation
6 2 (1.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.64%) Arduino
7 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.64%) Infotainment
7 1 (0.64%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.64%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (0.64%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 74 (47.13%) Linux
2 19 (12.10%) Windows
3 17 (10.83%) Embedded Linux
4 15 (9.55%) Android
5 10 (6.37%) Mac OS
6 7 (4.46%) Unix
7 5 (3.18%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.91%) VxWorks
9 2 (1.27%) ThreadX
10 1 (0.64%) MeeGo
10 1 (0.64%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.64%) Tizen
10 1 (0.64%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (16.56%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (10.83%) UML
4 16 (10.19%) Low Latency
5 15 (9.55%) OO
6 14 (8.92%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (8.92%) Analytics
6 14 (8.92%) Computer Architecture
6 14 (8.92%) Data Analytics
6 14 (8.92%) High-Frequency Trading
7 11 (7.01%) Customer Requirements
8 10 (6.37%) Cryptography
8 10 (6.37%) Embedded Software Development
8 10 (6.37%) Mathematics
8 10 (6.37%) Multithreaded Programming
8 10 (6.37%) Multithreading
8 10 (6.37%) Physics
9 7 (4.46%) Unit Testing
10 5 (3.18%) Mobile Development
11 4 (2.55%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 157 (100.00%) C
2 139 (88.54%) C++
3 123 (78.34%) Embedded C
4 78 (49.68%) Embedded C++
5 57 (36.31%) Python
6 25 (15.92%) C#
7 21 (13.38%) Java
8 20 (12.74%) Bash Shell
9 16 (10.19%) MATLAB
10 11 (7.01%) Perl
11 10 (6.37%) Groovy
11 10 (6.37%) Ruby
12 8 (5.10%) Assembly Language
13 6 (3.82%) Lua
14 5 (3.18%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
15 2 (1.27%) SQL
16 1 (0.64%) Delphi
16 1 (0.64%) VB
16 1 (0.64%) VC++
Qualifications
1 33 (21.02%) Degree
2 24 (15.29%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.01%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.37%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.91%) HND
6 2 (1.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.19%) JTAG
2 12 (7.64%) MISRA
3 3 (1.91%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.64%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.64%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 34 (21.66%) Firmware
2 1 (0.64%) Docker
Vendors
1 21 (13.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.18%) Dell
2 5 (3.18%) Freescale
2 5 (3.18%) HP
3 4 (2.55%) Atmel
3 4 (2.55%) Lauterbach
4 2 (1.27%) SAP
5 1 (0.64%) Apple
5 1 (0.64%) EMC
5 1 (0.64%) Google
5 1 (0.64%) Intel
5 1 (0.64%) Renesas
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive
Posted: 2 days ago
Westerham, Kent
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Generous salary + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £30000.00 - £500000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary to £50k depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
Pearson Frank
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Rugby
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £32k
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k DoE
Posted: 18 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago