Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded C
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 281 266 304
Rank change year-on-year -15 +38 -25
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 28 49 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.48% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.57% 1.02% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 24 47 30
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +12.68% -5.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,700 £28,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £49,350 £46,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% +2.41% -2.35%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,880 4,814 5,087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 49.94% 47.10% 45.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4,065 4,090 4,472
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Embedded C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C in the West Midlands

Embedded C
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Embedded C in the West Midlands

Embedded C
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Embedded C in the West Midlands

Embedded C
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 February 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
Worcestershire +9 11 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Birmingham +5 8 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Coventry -16 4 £50,000 +17.65% 6
Staffordshire +13 2 £50,000 +51.52% 3
Herefordshire +17 1 £35,000 -27.84%
Solihull - 1 £35,000 -
Embedded C
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 27 (96.43%) C
2 19 (67.86%) Software Engineering
3 9 (32.14%) C++
4 8 (28.57%) Automotive
4 8 (28.57%) MISRA
5 7 (25.00%) Windows
6 6 (21.43%) Electronics
6 6 (21.43%) Degree
6 6 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (17.86%) Software Architecture
7 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.86%) C#
7 5 (17.86%) Embedded C++
7 5 (17.86%) ISO 26262
7 5 (17.86%) MISRA C
8 4 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
8 4 (14.29%) FreeRTOS
8 4 (14.29%) SafeRTOS
8 4 (14.29%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 4 (14.29%) .NET
8 4 (14.29%) Multithreading
8 4 (14.29%) QMS
9 3 (10.71%) Requirements Management
9 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (10.71%) Quality Management
9 3 (10.71%) Doxygen
9 3 (10.71%) Scrum
9 3 (10.71%) Firmware
9 3 (10.71%) IEC 62304

Embedded C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (10.71%) Doxygen
2 1 (3.57%) Simulink
2 1 (3.57%) Stateflow
2 1 (3.57%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (7.14%) JIRA
2 2 (7.14%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) VectorCAST
2 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (28.57%) Automotive
2 6 (21.43%) Electronics
3 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 13 (46.43%) Embedded Engineer
3 11 (39.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Automotive Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Design Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Electronics Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (7.14%) Life Science
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) FreeRTOS
2 4 (14.29%) SafeRTOS
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Software Engineering
2 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) Software Architecture
3 4 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
3 4 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 4 (14.29%) QMS
4 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Quality Management
4 3 (10.71%) Requirements Management
4 3 (10.71%) Schematic Capture
4 3 (10.71%) Scrum
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) Digital Signal Processing
5 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.14%) Signal Processing
5 2 (7.14%) Software Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (7.14%) UML
5 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) C
2 9 (32.14%) C++
3 5 (17.86%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) Embedded C++
4 2 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) MISRA
2 5 (17.86%) ISO 26262
2 5 (17.86%) MISRA C
3 3 (10.71%) IEC 62304
4 2 (7.14%) ISO 13485
4 2 (7.14%) ISO 9001
4 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) MathWorks