The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded C over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 63 91 102
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +11
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 49 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.83% 1.29% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.34% 2.01% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 44 18 24
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,750 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.34%
Embedded C
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1129 945 1306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.30% 64.07% 69.17%
Number of salaries quoted 897 798 1113
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Embedded C
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded C across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Embedded C Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Embedded C
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded C across the Cambridge region.

Embedded C Salary Trend in Cambridge

Embedded C
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded C across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Embedded C Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Embedded C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Embedded C.

1 83 (100.00%) C
2 72 (86.75%) Software Engineering
3 44 (53.01%) C++
4 38 (45.78%) Python
5 36 (43.37%) Linux
6 33 (39.76%) Algorithms
7 32 (38.55%) Degree
8 30 (36.14%) Embedded C++
9 20 (24.10%) Wireless
9 20 (24.10%) Computer Science
10 19 (22.89%) Electronics
11 17 (20.48%) Telecoms
12 16 (19.28%) C#
13 14 (16.87%) Java
13 14 (16.87%) Embedded Linux
13 14 (16.87%) ZigBee
14 12 (14.46%) Ethernet
14 12 (14.46%) Data Structures
15 10 (12.05%) JavaScript
15 10 (12.05%) Perl
15 10 (12.05%) 802.15
15 10 (12.05%) Device Driver
15 10 (12.05%) Smart Meter
16 9 (10.84%) Firmware
16 9 (10.84%) 3G
16 9 (10.84%) Physics
17 8 (9.64%) .NET
17 8 (9.64%) 2G
17 8 (9.64%) Finance
17 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Embedded C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Embedded C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (6.02%) TargetLink
2 3 (3.61%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.10%) Wireless
2 14 (16.87%) ZigBee
3 12 (14.46%) Ethernet
4 10 (12.05%) 802.15
5 9 (10.84%) 3G
6 8 (9.64%) 2G
6 8 (9.64%) LTE
6 8 (9.64%) 4G
7 7 (8.43%) GSM
8 5 (6.02%) UMTS
8 5 (6.02%) RTP
9 4 (4.82%) Bluetooth
10 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
11 2 (2.41%) SSL
11 2 (2.41%) SNMP
12 1 (1.20%) GPRS
12 1 (1.20%) SS7
12 1 (1.20%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) MySQL
2 2 (2.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) CppUnit
1 2 (2.41%) Valgrind
2 1 (1.20%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.20%) CruiseControl
General
1 19 (22.89%) Electronics
2 17 (20.48%) Telecoms
3 8 (9.64%) Finance
4 7 (8.43%) Automotive
5 6 (7.23%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.82%) Banking
6 4 (4.82%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (53.01%) Software Engineer
2 30 (36.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 16 (19.28%) Developer
4 9 (10.84%) Architect
4 9 (10.84%) Software Architect
5 7 (8.43%) Graduate
5 7 (8.43%) C Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Embedded C Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Principal Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Systems Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Principal Architect
8 4 (4.82%) C# Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) DSP Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) .NET Software Engineer
10 2 (2.41%) C++ Team Leader
10 2 (2.41%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) .NET
2 7 (8.43%) Middleware
3 6 (7.23%) CSS
3 6 (7.23%) HTML
4 2 (2.41%) Web Services
4 2 (2.41%) WinForms
4 2 (2.41%) Ajax
4 2 (2.41%) Django
4 2 (2.41%) HTML5
5 1 (1.20%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 33 (39.76%) Algorithms
2 20 (24.10%) Computer Science
3 12 (14.46%) Data Structures
4 10 (12.05%) Smart Meter
4 10 (12.05%) Device Driver
5 9 (10.84%) Physics
6 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (7.23%) Smartphone
6 6 (7.23%) Mathematics
7 4 (4.82%) MPEG
7 4 (4.82%) IPTV
7 4 (4.82%) Streaming Video
7 4 (4.82%) STB
7 4 (4.82%) Digital Media
8 3 (3.61%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
9 2 (2.41%) Telematics
10 1 (1.20%) Open Source
10 1 (1.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 36 (43.37%) Linux
2 14 (16.87%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (9.64%) Android
4 6 (7.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (86.75%) Software Engineering
2 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (8.43%) Data Analysis
4 6 (7.23%) High Availability
4 6 (7.23%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (4.82%) Project Management
5 4 (4.82%) Scrum
5 4 (4.82%) Software Architecture
6 3 (3.61%) Signal Processing
6 3 (3.61%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.41%) Time Management
7 2 (2.41%) OO
7 2 (2.41%) TDD
7 2 (2.41%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.20%) Automated Testing
8 1 (1.20%) UML
8 1 (1.20%) Software Testing
8 1 (1.20%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.20%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) C
2 44 (53.01%) C++
3 38 (45.78%) Python
4 30 (36.14%) Embedded C++
5 16 (19.28%) C#
6 14 (16.87%) Java
7 10 (12.05%) JavaScript
7 10 (12.05%) Perl
8 7 (8.43%) MATLAB
9 6 (7.23%) Bash Shell
10 4 (4.82%) Objective-C
11 3 (3.61%) Assembly Language
12 2 (2.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (38.55%) Degree
2 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) Firmware
2 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.20%) KVM
Vendors
1 5 (6.02%) VMware
2 2 (2.41%) Coverity
2 2 (2.41%) Atmel
3 1 (1.20%) EMC
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