Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for MISRA C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MISRA C over the 6 months to 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MISRA C
UK
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 763 1085 1156
Rank change year-on-year +322 +71 +45
Permanent jobs citing MISRA C 12 13 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.009% 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.15% 0.068% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 19
Median annual salary £48,750 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.98% -8.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £42,500 £34,875 £41,400
90th Percentile £55,125 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.52% -1.00% +11.11%

MISRA C is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 7,953 19,080 22,424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.23% 13.35% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6,021 14,108 17,021
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

MISRA C
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MISRA C as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MISRA C in the UK

MISRA C
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MISRA C.

Salary trend for MISRA C in the UK

MISRA C
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MISRA C within the UK over the 6 months to 7 August 2020. 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 +344 12 £48,750 +14.71% 4
UK excluding London +264 12 £48,750 -1.52% 4
Midlands +122 8 £45,000 +12.50% 2
West Midlands +100 8 £45,000 +12.50% 1
South West +109 3 £50,000 -28.57%
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, IT jobs citing MISRA 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 MISRA C.

1 12 (100.00%) C
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 12 (100.00%) MISRA
2 10 (83.33%) UML
3 9 (75.00%) Electronics
3 9 (75.00%) Automotive
3 9 (75.00%) Degree
4 8 (66.67%) ISO 26262
4 8 (66.67%) Firmware
5 7 (58.33%) Simulink
5 7 (58.33%) SysML
5 7 (58.33%) TargetLink
5 7 (58.33%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (58.33%) FlexRay
5 7 (58.33%) SDLC
6 6 (50.00%) Systems Engineering
6 6 (50.00%) Control Theory
6 6 (50.00%) Validation
7 5 (41.67%) C++
8 4 (33.33%) Embedded C
9 3 (25.00%) Law
9 3 (25.00%) IBM
9 3 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (25.00%) Def Stans
10 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (8.33%) Advertising
11 1 (8.33%) CPLD
11 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++

MISRA 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 7 (58.33%) Simulink
1 7 (58.33%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) FlexRay
2 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (8.33%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 9 (75.00%) Automotive
1 9 (75.00%) Electronics
2 3 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
3 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Principal Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) CPLD
2 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (8.33%) State Machine
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (83.33%) UML
3 7 (58.33%) SDLC
3 7 (58.33%) SysML
4 6 (50.00%) Control Theory
4 6 (50.00%) Systems Engineering
4 6 (50.00%) Validation
5 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C
2 5 (41.67%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) MISRA
2 8 (66.67%) ISO 26262
3 3 (25.00%) Def Stans
4 1 (8.33%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) IBM