Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded C
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 269 310
Rank change year-on-year +22 +41 -11
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 48 50 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.56% 0.50% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.26% 0.94% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 41 60 36
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £34,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.17% -13.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £51,250 £45,875
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -

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 3,807 5,292 5,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.09% 53.45% 43.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3,248 4,604 4,375
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 September 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 23 September 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
Herefordshire +25 16 £70,000 +60.00% 5
Staffordshire - 13 £36,250 - 1
Dudley - 6 £22,500 - 1
Coventry +9 4 £39,250 +30.83% 2
Birmingham -6 4 £52,500 +75.00% 3
Worcestershire +11 3 £72,500 +81.25% 2
Embedded C
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 48 (100.00%) C
2 24 (50.00%) Linux
3 22 (45.83%) Software Engineering
4 19 (39.58%) Electronics
5 18 (37.50%) C#
6 14 (29.17%) Automotive
7 13 (27.08%) Windows
8 12 (25.00%) RS-485
9 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
9 10 (20.83%) Degree
9 10 (20.83%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (18.75%) Node.js
10 9 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (18.75%) Test Automation
10 9 (18.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 9 (18.75%) CPLD
10 9 (18.75%) SNMP
10 9 (18.75%) C++
10 9 (18.75%) HTML
10 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
10 9 (18.75%) CSS
10 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
10 9 (18.75%) VHDL
10 9 (18.75%) Verilog
11 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio
11 8 (16.67%) Python
11 8 (16.67%) Bluetooth
11 8 (16.67%) MISRA C
11 8 (16.67%) MISRA
12 7 (14.58%) Embedded Software Development

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 2 (4.17%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) RS-485
2 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
3 9 (18.75%) SNMP
4 8 (16.67%) Bluetooth
5 5 (10.42%) RS-232
6 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.08%) Modbus
7 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
General
1 19 (39.58%) Electronics
2 14 (29.17%) Automotive
3 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.08%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Embedded Engineer
1 17 (35.42%) Software Engineer
2 14 (29.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Electronics Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Automotive Software Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Embedded C Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Graduate
6 2 (4.17%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Head of Engineering
7 1 (2.08%) Head of Software Engineering
7 1 (2.08%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) CSS
1 9 (18.75%) HTML
1 9 (18.75%) Node.js
2 6 (12.50%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (18.75%) CPLD
2 9 (18.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 9 (18.75%) Verilog
2 9 (18.75%) VHDL
3 6 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) Linux
2 13 (27.08%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Software Engineering
2 9 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (18.75%) Test Automation
3 7 (14.58%) Embedded Software Development
4 6 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (12.50%) Server Management
5 3 (6.25%) Schematic Capture
6 2 (4.17%) Digital Signal Processing
6 2 (4.17%) FMEA
6 2 (4.17%) Prototyping
6 2 (4.17%) Signal Processing
7 1 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.08%) CAD
7 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.08%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) C
2 18 (37.50%) C#
3 9 (18.75%) C++
3 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 8 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (4.17%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) MISRA
1 8 (16.67%) MISRA C
2 7 (14.58%) DO-178B
3 3 (6.25%) ISO 26262
4 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) EMC