Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded C
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 279 294
Rank change year-on-year +39 +15 +8
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 50 36 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.44% 0.69% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 47 35 32
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -4.19% +19.29%
10th Percentile £21,750 £27,500 £28,925
90th Percentile £70,000 £52,000 £50,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +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 3,475 5,189 5,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 42.55% 51.61% 45.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,906 4,447 4,308
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +1 11 £70,000 +75.00%
Worcestershire +2 9 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Dudley - 7 £22,500 -
Coventry +19 6 £48,750 +31.76% 5
Staffordshire +23 3 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Birmingham +5 3 £50,000 +42.86% 7
Warwickshire +34 2 £51,250 +70.83% 9
Solihull +9 2 £46,250 +32.14%
Embedded C
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 47 (94.00%) C
2 24 (48.00%) Software Engineering
3 21 (42.00%) Automotive
4 17 (34.00%) Linux
5 14 (28.00%) C++
6 13 (26.00%) Windows
6 13 (26.00%) Electronics
7 12 (24.00%) RS-485
8 10 (20.00%) C#
8 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 9 (18.00%) Python
10 8 (16.00%) HTML
10 8 (16.00%) CSS
10 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
10 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
10 8 (16.00%) VHDL
10 8 (16.00%) Verilog
10 8 (16.00%) SNMP
10 8 (16.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 8 (16.00%) CPLD
10 8 (16.00%) Degree
10 8 (16.00%) Test Automation
10 8 (16.00%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (16.00%) Node.js
10 8 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (14.00%) Firmware
11 7 (14.00%) MATLAB
12 6 (12.00%) Simulink
12 6 (12.00%) OpenCV
12 6 (12.00%) Linux Command Line

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 6 (12.00%) Simulink
2 1 (2.00%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) RS-485
2 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (16.00%) SNMP
4 4 (8.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (6.00%) Bluetooth
5 3 (6.00%) Wireless
6 2 (4.00%) Internet
7 1 (2.00%) FlexRay
7 1 (2.00%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (42.00%) Automotive
2 13 (26.00%) Electronics
3 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 19 (38.00%) Software Engineer
3 17 (34.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Electronics Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Embedded C Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Control Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Head of Engineering
7 2 (4.00%) Head of Software Engineering
7 2 (4.00%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Principal Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Automotive Software Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Design Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Senior Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) CSS
1 8 (16.00%) HTML
1 8 (16.00%) Node.js
2 6 (12.00%) OpenCV
3 1 (2.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.00%) WinForms
3 1 (2.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) CPLD
1 8 (16.00%) Embedded Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 8 (16.00%) Verilog
1 8 (16.00%) VHDL
2 6 (12.00%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (6.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.00%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.00%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Linux
2 13 (26.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) FreeRTOS
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (2.00%) SafeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (16.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (12.00%) Server Management
4 4 (8.00%) Schematic Capture
5 2 (4.00%) FMEA
5 2 (4.00%) V-Model
6 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (2.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (2.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.00%) MVVM
6 1 (2.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.00%) Six Sigma
6 1 (2.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 47 (94.00%) C
2 14 (28.00%) C++
3 10 (20.00%) C#
4 9 (18.00%) Python
5 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (14.00%) MATLAB
7 5 (10.00%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) CIPD
3 1 (2.00%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.00%) PhD
3 1 (2.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) ISO 26262
2 2 (4.00%) MISRA
2 2 (4.00%) QA
3 1 (2.00%) DO-178B
3 1 (2.00%) IEC 62304
3 1 (2.00%) ISO 13485
3 1 (2.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.00%) EMC