Period
to 18 August 2017

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 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded C
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 664 880 833
Rank change year-on-year +216 -47 +48
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 581 381 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 0.37% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 545 352 425
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Embedded C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 98404 103496 111156
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.59% 52.37% 51.16%
Number of salaries quoted 81477 89580 94626
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 18 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded C in the UK

Embedded C
Top 15 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 18 August 2017. 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 +219 561 £42,500 +6.25% 52
UK excluding London +157 523 £42,500 +6.25% 56
East of England +71 138 £50,000 +17.65% 17
North of England +53 118 £40,000 +6.67% 6
South East +85 100 £45,000 +5.88% 9
South West +64 79 £38,250 -4.38% 3
Midlands +31 70 £37,500 +1.35% 13
London +76 57 £50,000 +12.36% 4
Yorkshire +55 53 £40,000 -11.11% 2
North West +3 52 £43,000 +11.69% 2
West Midlands +27 44 £30,000 -25.00% 7
East Midlands +13 30 £35,000 - 6
Scotland +24 13 £45,000 +15.38% 7
North East +20 13 £35,000 +11.11% 2
Wales +14 6 £40,000 -11.11% 1

For the 6 months to 18 August 2017, IT jobs citing Embedded C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 563 (96.90%) C
2 445 (76.59%) Software Engineering
3 402 (69.19%) C++
4 275 (47.33%) Embedded C++
5 229 (39.41%) Degree
6 212 (36.49%) Electronics
7 204 (35.11%) Linux
8 199 (34.25%) Firmware
9 163 (28.06%) Computer Science
10 116 (19.97%) Wireless
11 86 (14.80%) Java
12 84 (14.46%) Python
12 84 (14.46%) Embedded Linux
13 82 (14.11%) TCP/IP
14 80 (13.77%) Ethernet
15 78 (13.43%) Bluetooth
15 78 (13.43%) C#
16 77 (13.25%) Automotive
17 74 (12.74%) Embedded Systems
18 65 (11.19%) OO
18 65 (11.19%) Windows
19 63 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
20 62 (10.67%) Embedded Software Development
21 54 (9.29%) HND
22 53 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
23 52 (8.95%) Algorithms
24 50 (8.61%) RS-232
25 46 (7.92%) Validation
25 46 (7.92%) Qt
26 45 (7.75%) Assembly Language

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:

Applications
1 17 (2.93%) Simulink
2 8 (1.38%) Stateflow
3 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.86%) OrCAD
4 5 (0.86%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.20%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 116 (19.97%) Wireless
2 82 (14.11%) TCP/IP
3 80 (13.77%) Ethernet
4 78 (13.43%) Bluetooth
5 50 (8.61%) RS-232
6 43 (7.40%) RS-485
7 31 (5.34%) Wi-Fi
8 24 (4.13%) InfiniBand
9 21 (3.61%) ZigBee
10 19 (3.27%) RS-422
11 18 (3.10%) GPRS
11 18 (3.10%) GSM
12 16 (2.75%) 802.11
13 13 (2.24%) Internet
14 8 (1.38%) UMTS
15 6 (1.03%) Modbus
15 6 (1.03%) NFC
15 6 (1.03%) Profibus
15 6 (1.03%) RFID
16 5 (0.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.27%) MySQL
2 9 (1.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.17%) Big Data
3 1 (0.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 37 (6.37%) Visual Studio
2 32 (5.51%) Git (software)
3 22 (3.79%) Subversion
4 6 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (0.86%) JIRA
5 5 (0.86%) LabVIEW
6 4 (0.69%) CANoe
6 4 (0.69%) GCC
7 2 (0.34%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.34%) VectorCAST
8 1 (0.17%) CodeWarrior
8 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.17%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.17%) Zephyr
General
1 212 (36.49%) Electronics
2 77 (13.25%) Automotive
3 40 (6.88%) Manufacturing
4 32 (5.51%) Telecoms
5 22 (3.79%) Aerospace
6 21 (3.61%) Multimedia
7 14 (2.41%) Finance
8 13 (2.24%) Games
9 2 (0.34%) Marketing
10 1 (0.17%) Avionics
10 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 391 (67.30%) Embedded Engineer
2 366 (62.99%) Software Engineer
3 297 (51.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 165 (28.40%) Embedded C Engineer
5 150 (25.82%) C++ Software Engineer
6 140 (24.10%) C Software Engineer
7 128 (22.03%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 123 (21.17%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 122 (21.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 121 (20.83%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 112 (19.28%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 111 (19.10%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
12 111 (19.10%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
13 103 (17.73%) Firmware Engineer
14 88 (15.15%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
15 64 (11.02%) Senior Software Engineer
16 53 (9.12%) Linux Engineer
17 49 (8.43%) Developer
17 49 (8.43%) Embedded Linux Engineer
18 44 (7.57%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (7.92%) Qt
2 38 (6.54%) HTML
3 33 (5.68%) .NET
4 21 (3.61%) SOAP
5 17 (2.93%) 802.1X
6 14 (2.41%) WPF
7 13 (2.24%) Qt Quick
8 12 (2.07%) MFC
9 11 (1.89%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 10 (1.72%) Web Services
11 9 (1.55%) JSON
11 9 (1.55%) Node.js
11 9 (1.55%) XML
12 8 (1.38%) WCF
13 7 (1.20%) QML
14 6 (1.03%) CSS
14 6 (1.03%) Flash
14 6 (1.03%) JNI
15 5 (0.86%) wxWidgets
16 4 (0.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 163 (28.06%) Computer Science
2 74 (12.74%) Embedded Systems
3 53 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (8.95%) Algorithms
5 45 (7.75%) Device Driver
6 38 (6.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 28 (4.82%) CAN bus
8 23 (3.96%) Home Automation
8 23 (3.96%) VHDL
9 19 (3.27%) Verilog
10 10 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.38%) Internet of Things
12 6 (1.03%) EMV
12 6 (1.03%) EPoS
12 6 (1.03%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.03%) Smartcard
13 5 (0.86%) Contactless
14 4 (0.69%) Smart Home
15 3 (0.52%) Augmented Reality
15 3 (0.52%) STB
Operating Systems
1 204 (35.11%) Linux
2 84 (14.46%) Embedded Linux
3 65 (11.19%) Windows
4 40 (6.88%) Android
5 26 (4.48%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.58%) Unix
7 11 (1.89%) Solaris
8 10 (1.72%) VxWorks
9 8 (1.38%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.52%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.52%) OpenWrt
11 2 (0.34%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (76.59%) Software Engineering
2 65 (11.19%) OO
3 63 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (10.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 46 (7.92%) Validation
6 36 (6.20%) Mathematics
7 26 (4.48%) SDLC
8 25 (4.30%) Schematic Capture
8 25 (4.30%) Signal Processing
9 24 (4.13%) Device Driver Development
10 23 (3.96%) Mentoring
10 23 (3.96%) Physics
10 23 (3.96%) Software Architecture
10 23 (3.96%) Test Automation
11 22 (3.79%) Telematics
12 21 (3.61%) Project Management
12 21 (3.61%) Video Processing
13 20 (3.44%) OOD
14 18 (3.10%) Image Processing
14 18 (3.10%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 563 (96.90%) C
2 402 (69.19%) C++
3 275 (47.33%) Embedded C++
4 86 (14.80%) Java
5 84 (14.46%) Python
6 78 (13.43%) C#
7 45 (7.75%) Assembly Language
8 31 (5.34%) PHP
9 22 (3.79%) MATLAB
10 20 (3.44%) ANSI C
11 19 (3.27%) JavaScript
11 19 (3.27%) Perl
12 15 (2.58%) Bash Shell
13 13 (2.24%) Ruby
13 13 (2.24%) SQL
14 9 (1.55%) VB
15 6 (1.03%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.69%) Apple Swift
17 3 (0.52%) Delphi
18 2 (0.34%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 229 (39.41%) Degree
2 54 (9.29%) HND
3 35 (6.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 29 (4.99%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.89%) APMG
5 11 (1.89%) GNVQ
5 11 (1.89%) PMI Certification
5 11 (1.89%) PMP
6 8 (1.38%) HNC
7 7 (1.20%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.86%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.86%) PhD
9 4 (0.69%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.17%) ISEB
12 1 (0.17%) MCITP
12 1 (0.17%) MCP
12 1 (0.17%) MCSE
12 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.30%) MISRA
2 20 (3.44%) QA
3 13 (2.24%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.38%) JTAG
5 6 (1.03%) ISO 26262
5 6 (1.03%) MISRA C
6 5 (0.86%) ISO 13485
7 4 (0.69%) IEC 62304
8 2 (0.34%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.17%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.17%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.17%) DO-254
System Software
1 199 (34.25%) Firmware
2 1 (0.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 37 (6.37%) Freescale
2 25 (4.30%) EMC
3 15 (2.58%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.58%) Xilinx
4 14 (2.41%) Atmel
5 11 (1.89%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.20%) Altera
6 7 (1.20%) Green Hills
6 7 (1.20%) Renesas
7 6 (1.03%) NEC
8 5 (0.86%) Lauterbach
9 4 (0.69%) Intel
10 2 (0.34%) Cadence
10 2 (0.34%) Fujitsu
10 2 (0.34%) MathWorks
10 2 (0.34%) MKS
10 2 (0.34%) QNX
11 1 (0.17%) Cisco
11 1 (0.17%) Mentor Graphics
11 1 (0.17%) Motorola