Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded C Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 957 1014 1159
Rank change year-on-year +57 +145 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C Software Engineer 201 159 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.089% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.093% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 147 143 129
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,000 £48,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 166,399 171,574 198,444
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.07% 96.47% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135,020 142,894 165,923
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,550
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.28% +1.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £79,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 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
England +46 186 £50,000 +5.26% 30
UK excluding London +49 172 £50,000 +11.11% 32
East of England +88 110 £55,000 -3.51% 11
South East +15 28 £42,500 -15.00% 5
London +28 27 £50,000 -16.67% 5
Scotland -26 13 £43,750 -2.78% 2
South West +15 11 £45,000 -10.00% 2
North of England -21 8 £38,750 -3.13% 3
North West -3 5 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +10 2 £36,250 -19.44% 3
West Midlands +5 1 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Midlands +2 1 £50,000 +11.11% 4
North East -30 1 £26,500 -15.87%
Wales - 1 £45,000 - 3

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 201 (100.00%) C
1 201 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 183 (91.04%) C++
3 135 (67.16%) Embedded C
4 117 (58.21%) Linux
5 114 (56.72%) Embedded C++
6 75 (37.31%) Computer Science
7 73 (36.32%) Python
8 61 (30.35%) Embedded Systems
9 56 (27.86%) Degree
10 44 (21.89%) Mathematics
11 43 (21.39%) Electronics
12 37 (18.41%) Physics
13 34 (16.92%) Embedded Linux
14 26 (12.94%) Windows
15 25 (12.44%) Wireless
16 24 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (11.94%) Java
16 24 (11.94%) SQL
16 24 (11.94%) TCP/IP
17 23 (11.44%) JavaScript
17 23 (11.44%) Assembly Language
18 22 (10.95%) HTML
18 22 (10.95%) Manufacturing
18 22 (10.95%) Linux Kernel Development
19 21 (10.45%) Unit Testing
19 21 (10.45%) Bash Shell
19 21 (10.45%) Statistics
19 21 (10.45%) Life Science
20 19 (9.45%) Lua

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 7 (3.48%) Simulink
2 2 (1.00%) PTC Creo
2 2 (1.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.44%) Wireless
2 24 (11.94%) TCP/IP
3 19 (9.45%) Ethernet
3 19 (9.45%) InfiniBand
4 12 (5.97%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (5.47%) Bluetooth
6 5 (2.49%) RS-232
7 4 (1.99%) GSM
7 4 (1.99%) Internet
7 4 (1.99%) LTE
7 4 (1.99%) RS-485
7 4 (1.99%) UMTS
8 3 (1.49%) RS-422
9 2 (1.00%) Modbus
10 1 (0.50%) 3GPP
10 1 (0.50%) DHCP
10 1 (0.50%) IPv4
10 1 (0.50%) Network Security
10 1 (0.50%) TETRA
10 1 (0.50%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.48%) MySQL
2 1 (0.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (1.99%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.49%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.00%) Selenium
3 2 (1.00%) Subversion
4 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.50%) GCC
4 1 (0.50%) JIRA
4 1 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.50%) Redmine
General
1 43 (21.39%) Electronics
2 22 (10.95%) Manufacturing
3 18 (8.96%) Multimedia
4 9 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.50%) Finance
5 1 (0.50%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.95%) HTML
2 6 (2.99%) .NET
3 5 (2.49%) HEVC
3 5 (2.49%) OpenGL
4 3 (1.49%) Qt
5 2 (1.00%) JNI
5 2 (1.00%) QML
5 2 (1.00%) Yocto
6 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.50%) CGI
6 1 (0.50%) CSS
6 1 (0.50%) CSS3
6 1 (0.50%) HTML5
6 1 (0.50%) jQuery
6 1 (0.50%) JSON
6 1 (0.50%) MFC
6 1 (0.50%) Middleware
6 1 (0.50%) OpenEmbedded
6 1 (0.50%) WebSockets
6 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 75 (37.31%) Computer Science
2 61 (30.35%) Embedded Systems
3 21 (10.45%) Life Science
4 14 (6.97%) Device Driver
5 6 (2.99%) Robotics
6 4 (1.99%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (1.99%) User Experience
7 2 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.00%) ASIC
7 2 (1.00%) CCTV
7 2 (1.00%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.00%) EMV
7 2 (1.00%) EPoS
7 2 (1.00%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.00%) VHDL
7 2 (1.00%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.50%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.50%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.50%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 117 (58.21%) Linux
2 34 (16.92%) Embedded Linux
3 26 (12.94%) Windows
4 7 (3.48%) Android
5 5 (2.49%) Unix
5 5 (2.49%) VxWorks
6 3 (1.49%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 44 (21.89%) Mathematics
3 37 (18.41%) Physics
4 24 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (10.95%) Linux Kernel Development
6 21 (10.45%) Statistics
6 21 (10.45%) Unit Testing
7 19 (9.45%) Video Processing
8 16 (7.96%) Scrum
9 13 (6.47%) Device Driver Development
10 11 (5.47%) SDLC
11 10 (4.98%) OO
11 10 (4.98%) Open Source
12 9 (4.48%) OOD
12 9 (4.48%) UML
12 9 (4.48%) Validation
13 8 (3.98%) Project Planning
14 7 (3.48%) Cross-Platform Development
14 7 (3.48%) Requirements Engineering
15 6 (2.99%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 201 (100.00%) C
2 183 (91.04%) C++
3 135 (67.16%) Embedded C
4 114 (56.72%) Embedded C++
5 73 (36.32%) Python
6 24 (11.94%) Java
6 24 (11.94%) SQL
7 23 (11.44%) Assembly Language
7 23 (11.44%) JavaScript
8 21 (10.45%) Bash Shell
9 19 (9.45%) C#
9 19 (9.45%) Lua
10 14 (6.97%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.00%) Perl
12 1 (0.50%) Ada
12 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (27.86%) Degree
2 19 (9.45%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (2.99%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.49%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.00%) HND
6 2 (1.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.49%) MISRA
1 3 (1.49%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.50%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.50%) JTAG
2 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 11 (5.47%) Firmware
2 1 (0.50%) Docker
2 1 (0.50%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (2.49%) Dell
1 5 (2.49%) HP
2 2 (1.00%) EMC
2 2 (1.00%) PTC
3 1 (0.50%) Atmel
3 1 (0.50%) Bloomberg
3 1 (0.50%) Green Hills
3 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.50%) Wind River