Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded C
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 657 678 894
Rank change year-on-year +21 +216 -69
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 583 572 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.33% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 0.60% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 459 508 397
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £32,700 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.48% +3.75% -3.61%

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 97,501 95,648 105,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.09% 55.26% 52.16%
Number of salaries quoted 81,144 80,730 90,761
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,133 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.81% +5.33% -

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +9 558 £50,000 +17.65% 143
UK excluding London +6 539 £50,000 +20.48% 134
South East +60 152 £50,000 +12.36% 37
South West +65 143 £47,500 +26.67% 20
East of England -7 125 £55,000 +10.00% 35
Midlands +14 62 £50,000 +32.45% 25
West Midlands +25 52 £50,000 +37.93% 20
North of England -93 40 £42,500 +6.25% 13
London -22 36 £52,500 +5.00% 13
North West -52 18 £47,500 +26.67% 3
Yorkshire -25 17 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Wales +22 12 £42,000 +8.39% 3
East Midlands -3 10 £40,000 +33.33% 5
North East -24 5 £43,750 +25.00% 4
Northern Ireland - 3 £50,000 -
Scotland -42 2 £46,250 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 565 (96.91%) C
2 377 (64.67%) Software Engineering
3 344 (59.01%) C++
4 269 (46.14%) Embedded C++
5 194 (33.28%) Linux
6 173 (29.67%) Electronics
7 147 (25.21%) Degree
8 133 (22.81%) Python
9 131 (22.47%) Firmware
10 111 (19.04%) Computer Science
11 101 (17.32%) Embedded Systems
12 80 (13.72%) Windows
13 77 (13.21%) Algorithms
14 76 (13.04%) C#
15 75 (12.86%) Automotive
15 75 (12.86%) Mathematics
16 73 (12.52%) Embedded Linux
17 70 (12.01%) Agile Software Development
18 61 (10.46%) Wireless
19 57 (9.78%) Security Cleared
20 52 (8.92%) Problem-Solving
21 50 (8.58%) Java
22 49 (8.40%) OO
22 49 (8.40%) Manufacturing
22 49 (8.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
22 49 (8.40%) Physics
22 49 (8.40%) MISRA
23 48 (8.23%) MATLAB
24 47 (8.06%) Image Processing
25 45 (7.72%) Embedded Software Development

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 4 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (2.74%) Simulink
2 6 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.69%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.51%) OrCAD
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.17%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.17%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (10.46%) Wireless
2 42 (7.20%) Bluetooth
3 36 (6.17%) Ethernet
4 23 (3.95%) TCP/IP
5 19 (3.26%) ZigBee
6 18 (3.09%) RS-232
7 17 (2.92%) 3GPP
8 12 (2.06%) RS-485
9 10 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (1.54%) Internet
11 8 (1.37%) LTE
12 7 (1.20%) 802.11
13 6 (1.03%) GSM
13 6 (1.03%) Network Security
14 5 (0.86%) 5G
14 5 (0.86%) SNMP
15 4 (0.69%) OFDM
15 4 (0.69%) UMTS
15 4 (0.69%) WCDMA
15 4 (0.69%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.54%) MySQL
2 6 (1.03%) Neo4j
3 5 (0.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (5.32%) Git (software)
2 19 (3.26%) Visual Studio
3 18 (3.09%) LabVIEW
4 16 (2.74%) Subversion
5 10 (1.72%) JIRA
5 10 (1.72%) Rational Rhapsody
6 6 (1.03%) Rational Team Concert
7 4 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.69%) ClearCase
7 4 (0.69%) ClearQuest
7 4 (0.69%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.34%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.17%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.17%) Buildbot
9 1 (0.17%) CMake
9 1 (0.17%) GCC
9 1 (0.17%) GNU Toolchain
9 1 (0.17%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 173 (29.67%) Electronics
2 75 (12.86%) Automotive
3 49 (8.40%) Manufacturing
4 36 (6.17%) Aerospace
5 22 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 20 (3.43%) Multimedia
7 8 (1.37%) Finance
8 4 (0.69%) Military
9 2 (0.34%) Avionics
9 2 (0.34%) Law
9 2 (0.34%) Marketing
9 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 320 (54.89%) Embedded Engineer
2 300 (51.46%) Software Engineer
3 246 (42.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 120 (20.58%) Embedded C Engineer
5 113 (19.38%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 108 (18.52%) C++ Software Engineer
7 106 (18.18%) C Software Engineer
8 103 (17.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 103 (17.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 102 (17.50%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 98 (16.81%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 95 (16.30%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 95 (16.30%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
12 71 (12.18%) Senior Software Engineer
13 58 (9.95%) Firmware Engineer
13 58 (9.95%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
14 53 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
15 49 (8.40%) Developer
16 40 (6.86%) Linux Engineer
17 31 (5.32%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.32%) OpenGL
2 29 (4.97%) HTML
3 22 (3.77%) Qt
4 21 (3.60%) TensorFlow
5 20 (3.43%) .NET
6 13 (2.23%) Yocto
7 11 (1.89%) Node.js
8 9 (1.54%) CSS
9 8 (1.37%) 802.1X
9 8 (1.37%) STL
10 6 (1.03%) AngularJS
10 6 (1.03%) DirectCompute
10 6 (1.03%) Django
10 6 (1.03%) OpenCL
10 6 (1.03%) QML
10 6 (1.03%) Renderscript
11 4 (0.69%) ADO.NET
11 4 (0.69%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.69%) WinForms
11 4 (0.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 111 (19.04%) Computer Science
2 101 (17.32%) Embedded Systems
3 77 (13.21%) Algorithms
4 49 (8.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 31 (5.32%) Self-Motivation
6 27 (4.63%) CUDA
7 26 (4.46%) Device Driver
8 23 (3.95%) VHDL
9 21 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (3.60%) Life Science
10 16 (2.74%) Verilog
11 15 (2.57%) Greenfield Project
12 12 (2.06%) Smart Energy
12 12 (2.06%) Smart Meter
13 10 (1.72%) Internet of Things
14 9 (1.54%) CAN bus
15 7 (1.20%) Acoustics
16 6 (1.03%) 3D Graphics
16 6 (1.03%) GPGPU
17 5 (0.86%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 194 (33.28%) Linux
2 80 (13.72%) Windows
3 73 (12.52%) Embedded Linux
4 26 (4.46%) FreeRTOS
5 24 (4.12%) Android
6 17 (2.92%) SafeRTOS
7 13 (2.23%) VxWorks
8 8 (1.37%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 3 (0.51%) Unix
10 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.17%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (64.67%) Software Engineering
2 75 (12.86%) Mathematics
3 70 (12.01%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (8.92%) Problem-Solving
5 49 (8.40%) OO
5 49 (8.40%) Physics
6 47 (8.06%) Image Processing
7 45 (7.72%) Embedded Software Development
8 39 (6.69%) Validation
9 38 (6.52%) UML
9 38 (6.52%) Video Processing
10 34 (5.83%) Signal Processing
11 32 (5.49%) OOD
12 30 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (4.97%) Linux Kernel Development
14 22 (3.77%) Computer Vision
15 19 (3.26%) Cybersecurity
15 19 (3.26%) Scrum
16 18 (3.09%) Schematic Capture
16 18 (3.09%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 565 (96.91%) C
2 344 (59.01%) C++
3 269 (46.14%) Embedded C++
4 133 (22.81%) Python
5 76 (13.04%) C#
6 50 (8.58%) Java
7 48 (8.23%) MATLAB
8 35 (6.00%) JavaScript
9 34 (5.83%) Assembly Language
10 33 (5.66%) SQL
11 28 (4.80%) Bash Shell
12 20 (3.43%) Lua
13 10 (1.72%) Ada
14 7 (1.20%) VB
15 6 (1.03%) Perl
15 6 (1.03%) Rust
16 5 (0.86%) Delphi
16 5 (0.86%) Pascal
17 3 (0.51%) Tcl
17 3 (0.51%) VC++
Qualifications
1 147 (25.21%) Degree
2 57 (9.78%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (2.23%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.03%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.51%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.34%) PhD
8 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) HND
8 1 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.40%) MISRA
2 22 (3.77%) MISRA C
3 20 (3.43%) IEC 61508
4 13 (2.23%) ISO 15765
5 12 (2.06%) DO-178B
6 10 (1.72%) Def Stans
7 9 (1.54%) ISO 26262
8 6 (1.03%) ISO 9001
8 6 (1.03%) JTAG
9 5 (0.86%) ISO 13485
10 2 (0.34%) QA
11 1 (0.17%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.17%) PMO
11 1 (0.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 131 (22.47%) Firmware
2 6 (1.03%) Docker
3 1 (0.17%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Systems Management
1 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (2.57%) EMC
2 12 (2.06%) Altera
2 12 (2.06%) Xilinx
3 10 (1.72%) IBM
4 7 (1.20%) Dell
4 7 (1.20%) HP
5 5 (0.86%) Microsoft
6 4 (0.69%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.51%) Apple
7 3 (0.51%) Mentor Graphics
8 2 (0.34%) Google
8 2 (0.34%) QNX
9 1 (0.17%) Atmel
9 1 (0.17%) Hitachi
9 1 (0.17%) MathWorks
9 1 (0.17%) MKS
9 1 (0.17%) Renesas
9 1 (0.17%) SAP
9 1 (0.17%) Siemens