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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 78 64 104
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +40
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 38 45 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.07% 2.86% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.31% 4.21% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 35 29 21
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1147 1070 1375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.61% 67.94% 71.06%
Number of salaries quoted 948 963 1238
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

Embedded C Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 65 (100.00%) C
2 50 (76.92%) Software Engineering
3 35 (53.85%) C++
3 35 (53.85%) Linux
4 32 (49.23%) Python
5 26 (40.00%) Degree
6 18 (27.69%) Electronics
6 18 (27.69%) Scrum
7 17 (26.15%) Streaming Video
7 17 (26.15%) MPEG
8 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (23.08%) Embedded C++
10 14 (21.54%) IPTV
11 12 (18.46%) Multithreading
11 12 (18.46%) Wireless
11 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
12 11 (16.92%) Manufacturing
12 11 (16.92%) Device Driver
13 10 (15.38%) Ethernet
14 9 (13.85%) HTTP
14 9 (13.85%) Firmware
14 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
14 9 (13.85%) JTAG
14 9 (13.85%) Multimedia
14 9 (13.85%) STB
14 9 (13.85%) IGMP
14 9 (13.85%) RTSP
15 8 (12.31%) Digital Media
15 8 (12.31%) RTP
15 8 (12.31%) 3G

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (3.08%) TargetLink
2 1 (1.54%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.46%) Wireless
2 10 (15.38%) Ethernet
3 9 (13.85%) HTTP
3 9 (13.85%) IGMP
3 9 (13.85%) RTSP
4 8 (12.31%) RTP
4 8 (12.31%) 3G
5 7 (10.77%) GSM
5 7 (10.77%) LTE
5 7 (10.77%) 4G
5 7 (10.77%) 2G
6 6 (9.23%) UMTS
6 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
7 4 (6.15%) SNMP
8 2 (3.08%) DVB
8 2 (3.08%) SSH
8 2 (3.08%) ZigBee
9 1 (1.54%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) CppUnit
1 4 (6.15%) Valgrind
2 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.08%) CruiseControl
2 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.54%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 18 (27.69%) Electronics
2 11 (16.92%) Manufacturing
3 9 (13.85%) Multimedia
3 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.15%) Marketing
5 3 (4.62%) Automotive
6 1 (1.54%) French Language
6 1 (1.54%) German Language
6 1 (1.54%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.54%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 29 (44.62%) Software Engineer
2 18 (27.69%) Developer
3 15 (23.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 14 (21.54%) C Developer
5 12 (18.46%) Embedded C Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) C++ Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Graduate
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Firmware Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Firmware Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Principal Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Principal Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Embedded C++ Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Software Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) Middleware
2 4 (6.15%) HTML
2 4 (6.15%) CSS
3 3 (4.62%) Flash
4 2 (3.08%) MFC
4 2 (3.08%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) MPEG
1 17 (26.15%) Streaming Video
2 14 (21.54%) IPTV
3 11 (16.92%) Device Driver
4 9 (13.85%) Firmware
4 9 (13.85%) STB
5 8 (12.31%) Digital Media
6 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
7 6 (9.23%) Smartphone
7 6 (9.23%) Physics
8 5 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (4.62%) Mathematics
10 2 (3.08%) Open Source
10 2 (3.08%) VHDL
11 1 (1.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (1.54%) ASIC
11 1 (1.54%) Handset
11 1 (1.54%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.85%) Linux
2 7 (10.77%) Windows
3 5 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (6.15%) Android
5 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.54%) UNIX
6 1 (1.54%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 18 (27.69%) Scrum
3 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (18.46%) Multithreading
5 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.23%) High Availability
7 5 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 4 (6.15%) Project Management
8 4 (6.15%) Software Architecture
9 2 (3.08%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.08%) Software Testing
10 1 (1.54%) Integration Testing
10 1 (1.54%) UML
10 1 (1.54%) Data Analysis
10 1 (1.54%) User Stories
10 1 (1.54%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) C
2 35 (53.85%) C++
3 32 (49.23%) Python
4 15 (23.08%) Embedded C++
5 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.77%) Perl
7 6 (9.23%) Bash Shell
7 6 (9.23%) Java
8 5 (7.69%) Assembly Language
9 4 (6.15%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) JTAG
2 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.08%) KVM
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) VMware
1 4 (6.15%) Coverity
2 1 (1.54%) EMC
2 1 (1.54%) Apple
2 1 (1.54%) QNX
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