Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded C
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 275 319
Rank change year-on-year +23 +44 -15
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 52 43 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.44% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.18% 0.87% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 42 53 46
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,375 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £46,100 £46,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -3.61%

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 4,417 4,943 5,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.93% 50.52% 43.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3,679 4,292 4,532
West Midlands median annual salary £41,750 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.38% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,300 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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
Staffordshire - 15 £40,000 - 3
Birmingham -17 11 £52,500 +35.48% 3
Herefordshire +31 8 £70,000 +47.37% 2
Worcestershire +23 8 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Coventry -7 6 £43,000 +43.33%
Dudley - 3 £22,500 - 1
Embedded C
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 51 (98.08%) C
2 26 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 20 (38.46%) C++
4 18 (34.62%) Electronics
5 17 (32.69%) Automotive
6 13 (25.00%) C#
7 10 (19.23%) Visual Studio
7 10 (19.23%) Linux
8 9 (17.31%) Firmware
9 8 (15.38%) Degree
9 8 (15.38%) MISRA
9 8 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (13.46%) ISO 26262
10 7 (13.46%) Digital Signal Processing
10 7 (13.46%) Signal Processing
10 7 (13.46%) MISRA C
10 7 (13.46%) Bluetooth
10 7 (13.46%) Embedded C++
10 7 (13.46%) Python
10 7 (13.46%) Windows
11 6 (11.54%) FMEA
11 6 (11.54%) DO-178B
11 6 (11.54%) Embedded Software Development
12 5 (9.62%) RS-232
12 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (7.69%) EMC
13 4 (7.69%) Prototyping
13 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (5.77%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (5.77%) Problem-Solving

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 1 (1.92%) Simulink
1 1 (1.92%) Stateflow
1 1 (1.92%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) Bluetooth
2 5 (9.62%) RS-232
3 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.85%) RS-485
4 1 (1.92%) SNMP
4 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.92%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (34.62%) Electronics
2 17 (32.69%) Automotive
3 3 (5.77%) Aerospace
3 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.85%) Law
5 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Software Engineer
2 22 (42.31%) Embedded Engineer
3 17 (32.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 14 (26.92%) Electronics Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Design Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Embedded C Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Firmware Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Automotive Software Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Graduate
6 2 (3.85%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Principal Software Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) OpenCV
2 1 (1.92%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.85%) VHDL
5 1 (1.92%) CPLD
5 1 (1.92%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Linux
2 7 (13.46%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Android
3 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (13.46%) Digital Signal Processing
2 7 (13.46%) Signal Processing
3 6 (11.54%) Embedded Software Development
3 6 (11.54%) FMEA
4 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.69%) Prototyping
6 3 (5.77%) CAD
6 3 (5.77%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (5.77%) Schematic Capture
7 1 (1.92%) Android Development
7 1 (1.92%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (1.92%) Project Management
7 1 (1.92%) Quality Management
7 1 (1.92%) SOA
7 1 (1.92%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (1.92%) Test Automation
7 1 (1.92%) UML
7 1 (1.92%) Validation
7 1 (1.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 51 (98.08%) C
2 20 (38.46%) C++
3 13 (25.00%) C#
4 7 (13.46%) Embedded C++
4 7 (13.46%) Python
5 2 (3.85%) Java
6 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.92%) SQL
6 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) MISRA
2 7 (13.46%) ISO 26262
2 7 (13.46%) MISRA C
3 6 (11.54%) DO-178B
4 1 (1.92%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) EMC
2 1 (1.92%) MathWorks
2 1 (1.92%) MKS