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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded C
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 223 208
Rank change year-on-year +14 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 24 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.36% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.87% 0.84% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 14
Median salary £32,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,450 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Embedded C is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2766 2612 2743
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 54.28% 42.85% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2420 2171 2472
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Embedded C as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 10 £30,000 -
Coventry -6 6 £30,000 -20.00%
Herefordshire -7 3 £47,500 -
Warwickshire - 3 £41,000 -
Worcestershire -8 1 £22,350 -44.12% 1
Halesowen - 1 £34,000 -
Embedded C
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 38 (100.00%) C
2 27 (71.05%) Software Engineering
3 22 (57.89%) C++
4 20 (52.63%) Automotive
5 17 (44.74%) Firmware
6 15 (39.47%) Electronics
6 15 (39.47%) Computer Science
7 14 (36.84%) Degree
7 14 (36.84%) Embedded C++
8 13 (34.21%) Windows
8 13 (34.21%) MISRA
9 11 (28.95%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (21.05%) C#
11 7 (18.42%) MATLAB
11 7 (18.42%) Simulink
11 7 (18.42%) CAN bus
11 7 (18.42%) Renesas
12 6 (15.79%) GNVQ
12 6 (15.79%) SDLC
12 6 (15.79%) Presales
12 6 (15.79%) Stateflow
12 6 (15.79%) HND
12 6 (15.79%) Green Hills
13 5 (13.16%) Ethernet
13 5 (13.16%) Linux
13 5 (13.16%) Image Processing
14 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
15 3 (7.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 3 (7.89%) CPLD
15 3 (7.89%) VHDL

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 7 (18.42%) Simulink
2 6 (15.79%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Ethernet
2 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.89%) RS-485
3 3 (7.89%) SNMP
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
4 1 (2.63%) VoIP
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) CANoe
1 3 (7.89%) VectorCAST
2 2 (5.26%) PVCS
2 2 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 20 (52.63%) Automotive
2 15 (39.47%) Electronics
3 2 (5.26%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.63%) Games
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Embedded Engineer
2 20 (52.63%) Software Engineer
3 15 (39.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Firmware Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) C Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Embedded C Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Embedded Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Embedded Software Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Firmware Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Software Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Electronics Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Design Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Electronics Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Control Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.42%) CAN bus
3 3 (7.89%) CPLD
3 3 (7.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (7.89%) Verilog
3 3 (7.89%) VHDL
4 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Software Engineering
2 6 (15.79%) Presales
2 6 (15.79%) SDLC
3 5 (13.16%) Image Processing
4 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.89%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (7.89%) Schematic Capture
5 2 (5.26%) Prototyping
5 2 (5.26%) Six Sigma
5 2 (5.26%) UML
6 1 (2.63%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (2.63%) Network Design
6 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.63%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) C
2 22 (57.89%) C++
3 14 (36.84%) Embedded C++
4 8 (21.05%) C#
5 7 (18.42%) MATLAB
6 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.26%) Python
8 1 (2.63%) ANSI C
8 1 (2.63%) Perl
8 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Degree
2 11 (28.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (15.79%) GNVQ
3 6 (15.79%) HND
4 1 (2.63%) MCITP
4 1 (2.63%) MCP
4 1 (2.63%) MCSE
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (34.21%) MISRA
2 3 (7.89%) IEC 62304
3 2 (5.26%) ISO 26262
3 2 (5.26%) MISRA C
4 1 (2.63%) IEC 61508
4 1 (2.63%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Renesas
2 6 (15.79%) Green Hills
3 2 (5.26%) Freescale
3 2 (5.26%) Fujitsu
3 2 (5.26%) MKS
3 2 (5.26%) Rockwell
4 1 (2.63%) Atmel
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) QNX
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago