Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Embedded C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded C over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded C
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 682 687 854
Rank change year-on-year +5 +167 -12
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 512 568 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 0.58% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 431 549 382
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £29,300
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £57,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -

Embedded C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 93,061 97,824 102,701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.64% 55.30% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77,364 80,342 88,758
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Embedded C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C in the UK

Embedded C
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Embedded C in the UK

Embedded C
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Embedded C in the UK

Embedded C
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 20 September 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 +6 474 £50,000 +17.65% 191
England -20 465 £50,000 +17.65% 194
South East +51 169 £50,000 +8.11% 65
South West +51 130 £50,000 +28.21% 17
Midlands -2 58 £51,250 +36.67% 25
West Midlands +29 49 £55,000 +59.42% 20
East of England -77 49 £53,500 +7.00% 43
London +22 32 £45,000 -10.00% 19
North of England -26 29 £42,500 - 25
Wales +16 17 £42,500 +6.25% 4
North West +4 15 £41,250 -8.33% 16
Scotland -13 12 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Yorkshire +3 10 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Northern Ireland - 10 £50,000 - 7
East Midlands -14 9 £42,500 +21.43% 5
North East -30 4 £41,250 +17.86% 2

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT jobs citing Embedded C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 499 (97.46%) C
2 318 (62.11%) Software Engineering
3 313 (61.13%) C++
4 226 (44.14%) Embedded C++
5 176 (34.38%) Linux
6 167 (32.62%) Electronics
7 144 (28.13%) Firmware
8 126 (24.61%) Degree
9 116 (22.66%) Embedded Systems
10 100 (19.53%) Python
11 91 (17.77%) Computer Science
12 89 (17.38%) C#
13 79 (15.43%) Automotive
14 77 (15.04%) Algorithms
15 71 (13.87%) Embedded Linux
16 68 (13.28%) Windows
17 58 (11.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 58 (11.33%) Manufacturing
18 55 (10.74%) Problem-Solving
19 51 (9.96%) Agile Software Development
19 51 (9.96%) Java
20 42 (8.20%) JavaScript
21 41 (8.01%) Security Cleared
21 41 (8.01%) Git (software)
22 40 (7.81%) Mathematics
22 40 (7.81%) Ethernet
22 40 (7.81%) RS-485
23 39 (7.62%) Cybersecurity
23 39 (7.62%) TCP/IP
23 39 (7.62%) MATLAB

Embedded C
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.20%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (1.95%) MS Visio
2 9 (1.76%) Simulink
3 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.78%) OrCAD
5 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 40 (7.81%) Ethernet
1 40 (7.81%) RS-485
2 39 (7.62%) TCP/IP
3 37 (7.23%) Wireless
4 35 (6.84%) Bluetooth
5 33 (6.45%) RS-232
6 14 (2.73%) ZigBee
7 13 (2.54%) SNMP
7 13 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (2.34%) Network Security
8 12 (2.34%) RS-422
9 10 (1.95%) HTTP
10 9 (1.76%) Internet
11 8 (1.56%) Modbus
12 6 (1.17%) 802.11
13 3 (0.59%) 3GPP
13 3 (0.59%) FTP
13 3 (0.59%) GSM
13 3 (0.59%) SMS
13 3 (0.59%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.71%) Neo4j
2 5 (0.98%) MySQL
2 5 (0.98%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.78%) Big Data
4 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (8.01%) Git (software)
2 24 (4.69%) Subversion
3 19 (3.71%) Visual Studio
4 13 (2.54%) LabVIEW
5 7 (1.37%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.78%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.78%) JIRA
7 3 (0.59%) Rational Team Concert
8 2 (0.39%) Ant
8 2 (0.39%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (0.39%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.39%) Maven
8 2 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.20%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.20%) GNU Toolchain
9 1 (0.20%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.20%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 167 (32.62%) Electronics
2 79 (15.43%) Automotive
3 58 (11.33%) Manufacturing
4 35 (6.84%) Aerospace
5 23 (4.49%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.15%) Military
7 9 (1.76%) Finance
7 9 (1.76%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.78%) Avionics
9 2 (0.39%) Banking
9 2 (0.39%) Games
9 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 244 (47.66%) Embedded Engineer
2 231 (45.12%) Software Engineer
3 180 (35.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 61 (11.91%) Embedded C Engineer
5 59 (11.52%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 56 (10.94%) Firmware Engineer
7 54 (10.55%) C++ Software Engineer
8 51 (9.96%) C Software Engineer
9 48 (9.38%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 46 (8.98%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 46 (8.98%) Senior Software Engineer
11 44 (8.59%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 43 (8.40%) Embedded C Software Engineer
13 42 (8.20%) Electronics Engineer
14 39 (7.62%) Developer
15 38 (7.42%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
15 38 (7.42%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
16 35 (6.84%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
17 34 (6.64%) Linux Engineer
18 30 (5.86%) Embedded Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.86%) Node.js
2 24 (4.69%) HTML
3 21 (4.10%) OpenGL
4 19 (3.71%) AngularJS
4 19 (3.71%) Django
4 19 (3.71%) Qt
5 14 (2.73%) .NET
6 13 (2.54%) CSS
7 12 (2.34%) TensorFlow
8 8 (1.56%) 802.1X
9 6 (1.17%) OpenCV
9 6 (1.17%) Yocto
10 4 (0.78%) JSON
10 4 (0.78%) STL
10 4 (0.78%) WPF
10 4 (0.78%) XML
11 3 (0.59%) DirectCompute
11 3 (0.59%) OpenCL
11 3 (0.59%) Renderscript
11 3 (0.59%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 116 (22.66%) Embedded Systems
2 91 (17.77%) Computer Science
3 77 (15.04%) Algorithms
4 58 (11.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 31 (6.05%) VHDL
6 23 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
7 20 (3.91%) Verilog
8 18 (3.52%) CAN bus
9 15 (2.93%) CUDA
10 14 (2.73%) Device Driver
11 11 (2.15%) CPLD
11 11 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
12 10 (1.95%) Internet of Things
13 8 (1.56%) Robotics
14 7 (1.37%) User Experience
15 6 (1.17%) Life Science
15 6 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
16 4 (0.78%) ASIC
16 4 (0.78%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 176 (34.38%) Linux
2 71 (13.87%) Embedded Linux
3 68 (13.28%) Windows
4 22 (4.30%) FreeRTOS
5 15 (2.93%) Android
6 14 (2.73%) VxWorks
7 12 (2.34%) SafeRTOS
8 8 (1.56%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.59%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 2 (0.39%) Nucleus RTOS
10 2 (0.39%) Unix
11 1 (0.20%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (62.11%) Software Engineering
2 55 (10.74%) Problem-Solving
3 51 (9.96%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (7.81%) Mathematics
5 39 (7.62%) Cybersecurity
6 35 (6.84%) Image Processing
7 34 (6.64%) OO
8 33 (6.45%) Physics
9 31 (6.05%) Embedded Software Development
9 31 (6.05%) Validation
10 24 (4.69%) Schematic Capture
10 24 (4.69%) UML
11 21 (4.10%) OOD
11 21 (4.10%) Scrum
12 20 (3.91%) Signal Processing
13 17 (3.32%) Computer Vision
13 17 (3.32%) Linux Kernel Development
13 17 (3.32%) Video Processing
14 16 (3.13%) Data Analysis
15 13 (2.54%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 499 (97.46%) C
2 313 (61.13%) C++
3 226 (44.14%) Embedded C++
4 100 (19.53%) Python
5 89 (17.38%) C#
6 51 (9.96%) Java
7 42 (8.20%) JavaScript
8 39 (7.62%) MATLAB
9 32 (6.25%) SQL
10 22 (4.30%) Bash Shell
11 19 (3.71%) Assembly Language
11 19 (3.71%) Rust
12 18 (3.52%) Lua
13 10 (1.95%) VB
14 8 (1.56%) Ada
14 8 (1.56%) Perl
14 8 (1.56%) Tcl
15 5 (0.98%) Delphi
16 3 (0.59%) Pascal
16 3 (0.59%) VC++
Qualifications
1 126 (24.61%) Degree
2 41 (8.01%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (2.54%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.56%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.78%) HND
6 4 (0.78%) PhD
7 2 (0.39%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) HNC
8 1 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.23%) MISRA
2 21 (4.10%) MISRA C
3 17 (3.32%) IEC 61508
4 12 (2.34%) DO-178B
5 10 (1.95%) ISO 15765
6 7 (1.37%) Def Stans
6 7 (1.37%) JTAG
7 5 (0.98%) ISO 26262
8 3 (0.59%) QA
9 2 (0.39%) IEC 62304
9 2 (0.39%) ISO 13485
9 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 144 (28.13%) Firmware
2 19 (3.71%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (3.52%) EMC
2 11 (2.15%) Altera
2 11 (2.15%) Xilinx
3 7 (1.37%) Apple
3 7 (1.37%) IBM
3 7 (1.37%) Microsoft
4 6 (1.17%) Google
5 5 (0.98%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.78%) Samsung
7 3 (0.59%) Atmel
7 3 (0.59%) Mentor Graphics
8 2 (0.39%) Assembla
8 2 (0.39%) Freescale
8 2 (0.39%) Intel
8 2 (0.39%) QNX
9 1 (0.20%) Hitachi
9 1 (0.20%) Renesas
9 1 (0.20%) Siemens