Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MISRA C
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 994 1104 1140
Rank change year-on-year +110 +36 +35
Permanent jobs citing MISRA C 14 13 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.009% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.088% 0.062% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 36
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,250 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.14% -1.00% +25.00%

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 15,884 20,959 21,871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.59% 13.86% 12.63%
Number of salaries quoted 12,188 15,376 16,833
UK median annual salary £51,535 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.07% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

MISRA C
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MISRA C in the UK

MISRA C
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for MISRA C in the UK

MISRA C
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MISRA C over the 6 months to 17 January 2020.

Salary histogram for MISRA C in the UK

MISRA C
Top 8 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 17 January 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 +95 14 £42,500 -5.56% 9
UK excluding London +91 14 £42,500 -14.14% 9
South West - 8 £41,500 - 1
Midlands +40 4 £45,000 -9.09% 4
West Midlands +18 4 £45,000 -9.09% 4
North East - 1 £45,000 -
North of England - 1 £45,000 - 3
East of England - 1 £36,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 14 (100.00%) C
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 14 (100.00%) MISRA
2 10 (71.43%) Embedded Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
4 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (42.86%) Degree
5 6 (42.86%) Validation
6 5 (35.71%) Automotive
6 5 (35.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (35.71%) Xilinx
6 5 (35.71%) Requirements Management
6 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
6 5 (35.71%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) UML
6 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
6 5 (35.71%) System Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
6 5 (35.71%) Requirements Engineering
6 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (35.71%) ECSS
6 5 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (28.57%) Embedded C
8 3 (21.43%) Electronics
8 3 (21.43%) C++
8 3 (21.43%) SpaceWire
8 3 (21.43%) SDLC
8 3 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
9 2 (14.29%) Yocto

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SpaceWire
2 2 (14.29%) Modbus
2 2 (14.29%) Profibus
3 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.14%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
3 2 (14.29%) GDB
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) Mercurial
3 2 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (14.29%) Valgrind
4 1 (7.14%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 5 (35.71%) Automotive
2 3 (21.43%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Software Engineer
2 11 (78.57%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (71.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Principal Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Yocto
2 1 (7.14%) Flash
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (35.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.14%) CAN bus
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (71.43%) Embedded Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
4 6 (42.86%) Validation
5 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
5 5 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (35.71%) Requirements Engineering
5 5 (35.71%) Requirements Management
5 5 (35.71%) System Testing
5 5 (35.71%) UML
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (14.29%) Kanban
7 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
7 2 (14.29%) Physics
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C
2 4 (28.57%) Embedded C
3 3 (21.43%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) CIPD
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) MISRA
2 5 (35.71%) ECSS
3 2 (14.29%) DO-178B
3 2 (14.29%) IEC 61508
3 2 (14.29%) ISO 26262
4 1 (7.14%) Def Stans
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Xilinx
2 1 (7.14%) IBM