The median annual salary for an Embedded C Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 784 850 913
Rank change year-on-year +66 +63  
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C Software Engineer 106 82 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.083% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.086% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 81 80 44
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  

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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 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 June 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 +60 93 £41,500 +3.75% 9
Cambridge +14 38 £52,500 +50.00% 5
East of England +14 38 £52,500 +50.00% 5
Cambridgeshire +8 38 £52,500 +50.00% 5
Yorkshire +22 26 £42,500 -5.55%
South Yorkshire +5 14 £42,500 -5.55%
Barnsley +3 14 £42,500 -5.55%
Scotland +15 13 £50,000 +25.00% 1
South West +4 13 £37,500 -6.25%
Glasgow +12 10 - - 1
Durham - 9 £35,000 - 1
North East - 9 £35,000 - 2
Hull - 7 £20,000 -
East Yorkshire - 7 £20,000 -
Gloucestershire -5 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Stroud - 5 £35,000 -
London +29 4 £40,000 -3.03% 1
South East +21 4 £39,000 -8.23%
Kent +13 3 £37,500 -
Edinburgh -2 3 £50,000 +20.48%
Wiltshire - 3 £42,500 -
Swindon - 3 £42,500 -
Dorset - 3 £40,000 -
Berkshire +24 1 £39,000 -2.50%
Southampton +12 1 £39,000 -2.50%
Hampshire +10 1 £39,000 -5.45%
Andover +10 1 £39,000 -8.23%
Basingstoke +4 1 £39,000 -2.50%
West Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £41,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 184 (100.00%) C
1 184 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 165 (89.67%) C++
3 132 (71.74%) Embedded C
4 98 (53.26%) Embedded C++
5 85 (46.20%) Linux
6 56 (30.43%) Python
7 54 (29.35%) Electronics
8 53 (28.80%) Firmware
8 53 (28.80%) Degree
9 49 (26.63%) Computer Science
10 39 (21.20%) Wireless
11 35 (19.02%) Java
12 33 (17.93%) Embedded Linux
13 29 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (15.22%) Device Driver
15 26 (14.13%) OO
15 26 (14.13%) Security Cleared
16 23 (12.50%) Bluetooth
16 23 (12.50%) Telecoms
16 23 (12.50%) RS-232
17 22 (11.96%) Embedded Systems
17 22 (11.96%) Qt
17 22 (11.96%) Automotive
17 22 (11.96%) Mathematics
18 21 (11.41%) Physics
18 21 (11.41%) OOD
19 20 (10.87%) Assembly Language
19 20 (10.87%) Wi-Fi
20 18 (9.78%) Ethernet

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 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.54%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 39 (21.20%) Wireless
2 23 (12.50%) Bluetooth
2 23 (12.50%) RS-232
3 20 (10.87%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (9.78%) Ethernet
5 16 (8.70%) RS-485
6 13 (7.07%) TCP/IP
7 7 (3.80%) InfiniBand
7 7 (3.80%) Modbus
7 7 (3.80%) Profibus
8 4 (2.17%) ZigBee
9 3 (1.63%) Internet
10 2 (1.09%) IPv6
10 2 (1.09%) Network Security
11 1 (0.54%) 3G
11 1 (0.54%) DHCP
11 1 (0.54%) GSM
11 1 (0.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.09%) Big Data
2 1 (0.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.26%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.09%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.54%) CodeWarrior
4 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.54%) JIRA
4 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
General
1 54 (29.35%) Electronics
2 23 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 22 (11.96%) Automotive
4 16 (8.70%) Multimedia
5 4 (2.17%) Finance
5 4 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.09%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.09%) Marketing
7 1 (0.54%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.96%) Qt
2 13 (7.07%) Qt Quick
3 11 (5.98%) .NET
4 6 (3.26%) HTML
4 6 (3.26%) Node.js
4 6 (3.26%) wxWidgets
5 5 (2.72%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.17%) JNI
7 2 (1.09%) .NET Compact Framework
7 2 (1.09%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.54%) OpenEmbedded
8 1 (0.54%) WPF
8 1 (0.54%) XML
8 1 (0.54%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 49 (26.63%) Computer Science
2 28 (15.22%) Device Driver
3 22 (11.96%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (8.15%) Algorithms
5 12 (6.52%) CAN bus
6 9 (4.89%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (3.26%) Smartcard
8 4 (2.17%) EMV
8 4 (2.17%) EPoS
8 4 (2.17%) Home Automation
9 2 (1.09%) Smart City
10 1 (0.54%) Arduino
10 1 (0.54%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.54%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 85 (46.20%) Linux
2 33 (17.93%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (4.35%) Windows
4 7 (3.80%) Android
5 4 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.09%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.09%) ThreadX
6 2 (1.09%) Unix
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.54%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 29 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (14.13%) OO
4 22 (11.96%) Mathematics
5 21 (11.41%) OOD
5 21 (11.41%) Physics
6 16 (8.70%) Video Processing
7 15 (8.15%) Telematics
8 13 (7.07%) Device Driver Development
9 10 (5.43%) UML
10 9 (4.89%) Customer Requirements
11 7 (3.80%) Mobile Development
11 7 (3.80%) Scrum
11 7 (3.80%) Test Automation
11 7 (3.80%) Test Strategy
12 6 (3.26%) Embedded Software Development
12 6 (3.26%) Web Development
13 5 (2.72%) Mentoring
13 5 (2.72%) Open Source
13 5 (2.72%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 184 (100.00%) C
2 165 (89.67%) C++
3 132 (71.74%) Embedded C
4 98 (53.26%) Embedded C++
5 56 (30.43%) Python
6 35 (19.02%) Java
7 20 (10.87%) Assembly Language
8 17 (9.24%) C#
9 15 (8.15%) Bash Shell
10 12 (6.52%) JavaScript
11 11 (5.98%) MATLAB
12 5 (2.72%) SQL
13 4 (2.17%) Perl
14 3 (1.63%) Ruby
15 2 (1.09%) Groovy
16 1 (0.54%) Delphi
16 1 (0.54%) PHP
16 1 (0.54%) VB
16 1 (0.54%) VC++
Qualifications
1 53 (28.80%) Degree
2 26 (14.13%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.17%) HND
5 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.09%) PhD
5 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.52%) ISO 9001
2 10 (5.43%) JTAG
3 3 (1.63%) MISRA
4 1 (0.54%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.54%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 53 (28.80%) Firmware
2 1 (0.54%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (3.80%) Freescale
2 6 (3.26%) Lauterbach
3 3 (1.63%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.09%) SAP
5 1 (0.54%) Atmel
5 1 (0.54%) Signiant
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
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Salary: 45,000 to £60,000
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Salary: to £50k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: Attractive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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