Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded C
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 713 680 791
Rank change year-on-year -33 +111 +83
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 463 589 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.33% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% 0.59% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 396 533 429
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,400 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -

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 90,078 100,136 99,920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.23% 55.30% 52.89%
Number of salaries quoted 74,925 82,484 86,256
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,039 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -5 423 £47,500 +5.56% 188
England -41 414 £47,500 +5.56% 188
South East +60 160 £50,000 +5.26% 46
South West +39 90 £50,000 +25.00% 22
Midlands +34 68 £45,000 +12.50% 26
West Midlands +51 55 £45,000 +12.50% 18
London +23 35 £45,000 -10.00% 16
East of England -105 33 £50,000 - 58
North of England -2 30 £42,500 -5.56% 20
North West -5 19 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Scotland +5 18 £42,500 -10.53% 11
East Midlands -7 13 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Wales +9 12 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Northern Ireland - 12 £50,000 - 3
Yorkshire +25 7 £47,500 +18.75% 13
North East -3 4 £41,250 +17.86% 4

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 449 (96.98%) C
2 287 (61.99%) Software Engineering
3 281 (60.69%) C++
4 173 (37.37%) Embedded C++
5 164 (35.42%) Linux
6 154 (33.26%) Electronics
7 143 (30.89%) Firmware
8 118 (25.49%) Embedded Systems
9 117 (25.27%) Degree
10 87 (18.79%) C#
11 86 (18.57%) Python
12 74 (15.98%) Automotive
12 74 (15.98%) Computer Science
13 62 (13.39%) Embedded Linux
14 61 (13.17%) Agile Software Development
15 60 (12.96%) Manufacturing
16 54 (11.66%) Java
17 49 (10.58%) Bluetooth
18 46 (9.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 45 (9.72%) RS-485
20 44 (9.50%) Algorithms
20 44 (9.50%) Problem-Solving
20 44 (9.50%) JavaScript
21 39 (8.42%) TCP/IP
22 36 (7.78%) Cybersecurity
23 35 (7.56%) Wireless
24 34 (7.34%) Windows
25 33 (7.13%) Git (software)
25 33 (7.13%) RS-232
26 32 (6.91%) Security Cleared

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 7 (1.51%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (2.16%) Simulink
2 9 (1.94%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.86%) SOLIDWORKS
5 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.65%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.51%) GitHub
2 6 (1.30%) Apple Pay
2 6 (1.30%) Google Pay
3 4 (0.86%) Samsung Pay
4 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (10.58%) Bluetooth
2 45 (9.72%) RS-485
3 39 (8.42%) TCP/IP
4 35 (7.56%) Wireless
5 33 (7.13%) RS-232
6 24 (5.18%) Ethernet
7 20 (4.32%) RS-422
8 16 (3.46%) HTTP
9 13 (2.81%) Internet
10 11 (2.38%) ZigBee
11 10 (2.16%) Modbus
11 10 (2.16%) Network Security
11 10 (2.16%) RFID
11 10 (2.16%) SNMP
12 9 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.43%) FlexRay
13 2 (0.43%) FTP
13 2 (0.43%) SMTP
13 2 (0.43%) SSL
13 2 (0.43%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.32%) Neo4j
2 9 (1.94%) Big Data
3 4 (0.86%) MySQL
3 4 (0.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (7.13%) Git (software)
2 26 (5.62%) Subversion
3 19 (4.10%) Visual Studio
4 16 (3.46%) Maven
5 10 (2.16%) Jenkins
6 9 (1.94%) Ant
6 9 (1.94%) Apache Ivy
7 8 (1.73%) Rational Rhapsody
8 7 (1.51%) Robot Framework
9 4 (0.86%) CANoe
10 3 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.65%) JIRA
10 3 (0.65%) LabVIEW
10 3 (0.65%) Rational Team Concert
11 2 (0.43%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.43%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.43%) GCC
11 2 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.22%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 154 (33.26%) Electronics
2 74 (15.98%) Automotive
3 60 (12.96%) Manufacturing
4 27 (5.83%) Telecoms
5 19 (4.10%) Aerospace
6 10 (2.16%) Games
7 9 (1.94%) Military
8 5 (1.08%) Finance
8 5 (1.08%) Retail
9 4 (0.86%) Banking
10 3 (0.65%) Avionics
10 3 (0.65%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 225 (48.60%) Embedded Engineer
2 195 (42.12%) Software Engineer
3 167 (36.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 57 (12.31%) Firmware Engineer
5 51 (11.02%) Embedded C Engineer
6 50 (10.80%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 46 (9.94%) C++ Software Engineer
8 40 (8.64%) Electronics Engineer
9 39 (8.42%) C Software Engineer
9 39 (8.42%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 37 (7.99%) Senior Software Engineer
11 33 (7.13%) Linux Engineer
12 32 (6.91%) Developer
12 32 (6.91%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
12 32 (6.91%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
13 31 (6.70%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 31 (6.70%) Embedded C Software Engineer
14 25 (5.40%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
14 25 (5.40%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
14 25 (5.40%) Embedded Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.48%) Qt
2 29 (6.26%) Node.js
3 26 (5.62%) HTML
4 20 (4.32%) AngularJS
4 20 (4.32%) Django
5 12 (2.59%) CSS
6 10 (2.16%) JSON
6 10 (2.16%) QML
6 10 (2.16%) RESTful
7 8 (1.73%) .NET
7 8 (1.73%) HTML5
7 8 (1.73%) OpenCV
8 7 (1.51%) Spring
9 6 (1.30%) OpenGL
10 4 (0.86%) Qt Quick
10 4 (0.86%) SOAP
10 4 (0.86%) WPF
10 4 (0.86%) Yocto
11 3 (0.65%) 802.1X
11 3 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 118 (25.49%) Embedded Systems
2 74 (15.98%) Computer Science
3 46 (9.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 44 (9.50%) Algorithms
5 23 (4.97%) VHDL
6 20 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (4.10%) CAN bus
7 19 (4.10%) User Experience
8 17 (3.67%) Device Driver
9 16 (3.46%) Robotics
9 16 (3.46%) Verilog
10 14 (3.02%) Internet of Things
11 13 (2.81%) Self-Motivation
12 9 (1.94%) CPLD
13 8 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (1.30%) Life Science
15 5 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
15 5 (1.08%) Mobile App
16 3 (0.65%) ASIC
16 3 (0.65%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 164 (35.42%) Linux
2 62 (13.39%) Embedded Linux
3 34 (7.34%) Windows
4 30 (6.48%) Android
5 23 (4.97%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.94%) FreeRTOS
6 9 (1.94%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.43%) Nucleus RTOS
7 2 (0.43%) SafeRTOS
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.22%) Debian
8 1 (0.22%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (61.99%) Software Engineering
2 61 (13.17%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (9.50%) Problem-Solving
4 36 (7.78%) Cybersecurity
5 30 (6.48%) UML
6 29 (6.26%) OO
7 27 (5.83%) Physics
7 27 (5.83%) Scrum
8 22 (4.75%) Schematic Capture
9 20 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (4.32%) Embedded Software Development
10 19 (4.10%) Validation
11 18 (3.89%) TDD
12 17 (3.67%) Image Processing
12 17 (3.67%) OOD
13 13 (2.81%) Android Development
13 13 (2.81%) Data Analysis
13 13 (2.81%) Device Driver Development
13 13 (2.81%) Test Automation
14 12 (2.59%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 449 (96.98%) C
2 281 (60.69%) C++
3 173 (37.37%) Embedded C++
4 87 (18.79%) C#
5 86 (18.57%) Python
6 54 (11.66%) Java
7 44 (9.50%) JavaScript
8 28 (6.05%) MATLAB
9 27 (5.83%) SQL
10 20 (4.32%) Rust
11 19 (4.10%) Bash Shell
12 15 (3.24%) Lua
13 14 (3.02%) Assembly Language
14 9 (1.94%) Tcl
14 9 (1.94%) VB
15 8 (1.73%) Ada
16 7 (1.51%) Perl
17 4 (0.86%) PHP
18 2 (0.43%) Fortran
18 2 (0.43%) VC++
Qualifications
1 117 (25.27%) Degree
2 32 (6.91%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (2.16%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.08%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.08%) PhD
6 3 (0.65%) HND
6 3 (0.65%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.43%) MPhil
8 1 (0.22%) CIPD
8 1 (0.22%) HNC
8 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.18%) MISRA
2 12 (2.59%) MISRA C
3 7 (1.51%) Def Stans
3 7 (1.51%) DO-178B
4 6 (1.30%) QA
5 5 (1.08%) ISO 13485
6 4 (0.86%) ISO 26262
7 2 (0.43%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.43%) IEC 62304
7 2 (0.43%) JTAG
8 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 143 (30.89%) Firmware
2 20 (4.32%) Docker
Vendors
1 22 (4.75%) EMC
2 14 (3.02%) Microsoft
3 9 (1.94%) Altera
3 9 (1.94%) Atmel
3 9 (1.94%) Xilinx
4 7 (1.51%) IBM
5 6 (1.30%) Apple
5 6 (1.30%) Google
6 5 (1.08%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.86%) Samsung
8 3 (0.65%) Freescale
9 2 (0.43%) Assembla
9 2 (0.43%) Intel
10 1 (0.22%) Hitachi
10 1 (0.22%) Mentor Graphics
10 1 (0.22%) Renesas
10 1 (0.22%) Siemens