Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded C
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 287 297 290
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 41 46 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.40% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 0.88% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 40 41 41
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £51,375 £50,250 £42,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

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 5245 5254 5143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 51.74% 45.76% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4530 4398 4569
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +33 15 £30,000 -25.47%
Worcestershire -2 11 £43,750 +9.38% 1
Herefordshire +3 5 £40,000 -17.53% 1
Warwickshire -1 4 £35,500 -25.26% 1
Staffordshire +12 2 £50,000 +51.52%
Coventry +7 1 £37,000 +23.33% 1
Solihull -6 1 £35,000 -20.45%
Embedded C
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Embedded C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 39 (95.12%) C
2 30 (73.17%) Software Engineering
3 22 (53.66%) Automotive
4 20 (48.78%) Electronics
5 17 (41.46%) Degree
6 16 (39.02%) C++
7 15 (36.59%) MISRA
8 14 (34.15%) Firmware
9 12 (29.27%) Windows
10 11 (26.83%) Embedded C++
11 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
12 8 (19.51%) GNVQ
12 8 (19.51%) CAN bus
12 8 (19.51%) Presales
12 8 (19.51%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (19.51%) HND
13 7 (17.07%) Schematic Capture
13 7 (17.07%) Software Architecture
14 6 (14.63%) Green Hills
14 6 (14.63%) MISRA C
14 6 (14.63%) C#
14 6 (14.63%) Ethernet
14 6 (14.63%) MATLAB
14 6 (14.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 6 (14.63%) VHDL
15 5 (12.20%) Verilog
15 5 (12.20%) RS-485
15 5 (12.20%) SDLC
16 4 (9.76%) CANoe
16 4 (9.76%) ISO 26262

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 4 (9.76%) Simulink
1 4 (9.76%) Stateflow
2 3 (7.32%) Doxygen
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Ethernet
2 5 (12.20%) RS-485
3 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.32%) SNMP
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) Modbus
5 1 (2.44%) VoIP
5 1 (2.44%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) CANoe
1 4 (9.76%) Subversion
1 4 (9.76%) VectorCAST
2 3 (7.32%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (4.88%) JIRA
3 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (53.66%) Automotive
2 20 (48.78%) Electronics
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Embedded Engineer
2 19 (46.34%) Software Engineer
3 15 (36.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (21.95%) Firmware Engineer
5 8 (19.51%) Applications Engineer
5 8 (19.51%) Electronics Engineer
5 8 (19.51%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Automotive Software Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Design Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Electronics Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Electronics Design Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Desktop Support
9 1 (2.44%) Desktop Technician
9 1 (2.44%) IT Support
9 1 (2.44%) IT Technician
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Firmware Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Hardware Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
2 8 (19.51%) CAN bus
3 6 (14.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (14.63%) VHDL
4 5 (12.20%) Verilog
5 3 (7.32%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (4.88%) CPLD
6 2 (4.88%) Life Science
7 1 (2.44%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
4 1 (2.44%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Software Engineering
2 8 (19.51%) Presales
3 7 (17.07%) Schematic Capture
3 7 (17.07%) Software Architecture
4 5 (12.20%) SDLC
5 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.76%) Multithreaded Programming
5 4 (9.76%) Multithreading
5 4 (9.76%) UML
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.32%) Integration Testing
6 3 (7.32%) QMS
6 3 (7.32%) Requirements Management
6 3 (7.32%) Scrum
7 2 (4.88%) Applied Mathematics
7 2 (4.88%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
7 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.88%) Software Delivery
7 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (95.12%) C
2 16 (39.02%) C++
3 11 (26.83%) Embedded C++
4 6 (14.63%) C#
4 6 (14.63%) MATLAB
5 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.44%) ANSI C
6 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) Degree
2 8 (19.51%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (19.51%) GNVQ
2 8 (19.51%) HND
3 1 (2.44%) MCITP
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (36.59%) MISRA
2 6 (14.63%) MISRA C
3 4 (9.76%) ISO 26262
4 3 (7.32%) IEC 62304
4 3 (7.32%) ISO 13485
5 2 (4.88%) ISO 9001
5 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Green Hills
2 4 (9.76%) Renesas
3 2 (4.88%) EMC
3 2 (4.88%) Freescale
3 2 (4.88%) Fujitsu
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) MKS
3 2 (4.88%) Xilinx
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) QNX