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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 85 66 108
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +42
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 36 46 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.99% 2.90% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.19% 4.28% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33 30 21
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £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
1129 1074 1381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.51% 67.76% 71.19%
Number of salaries quoted 928 968 1242
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 2 September 2014.

Embedded C Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 66 (100.00%) C
2 50 (75.76%) Software Engineering
3 36 (54.55%) C++
4 35 (53.03%) Linux
5 32 (48.48%) Python
6 27 (40.91%) Degree
7 18 (27.27%) Electronics
7 18 (27.27%) Scrum
8 17 (25.76%) MPEG
8 17 (25.76%) Streaming Video
9 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (24.24%) Embedded C++
10 14 (21.21%) IPTV
11 12 (18.18%) Multithreading
11 12 (18.18%) Wireless
11 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
12 11 (16.67%) Manufacturing
12 11 (16.67%) Device Driver
13 10 (15.15%) Ethernet
14 9 (13.64%) HTTP
14 9 (13.64%) Firmware
14 9 (13.64%) Telecoms
14 9 (13.64%) JTAG
14 9 (13.64%) IGMP
14 9 (13.64%) RTSP
14 9 (13.64%) Multimedia
14 9 (13.64%) STB
15 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
15 8 (12.12%) Digital Media
15 8 (12.12%) RTP

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (3.03%) TargetLink
2 1 (1.52%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) Wireless
2 10 (15.15%) Ethernet
3 9 (13.64%) HTTP
3 9 (13.64%) IGMP
3 9 (13.64%) RTSP
4 8 (12.12%) RTP
4 8 (12.12%) 3G
5 7 (10.61%) GSM
5 7 (10.61%) LTE
5 7 (10.61%) 4G
5 7 (10.61%) 2G
6 6 (9.09%) UMTS
6 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 4 (6.06%) SNMP
8 2 (3.03%) DVB
8 2 (3.03%) SSH
8 2 (3.03%) ZigBee
9 1 (1.52%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) CppUnit
1 4 (6.06%) Valgrind
2 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.03%) CruiseControl
2 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.52%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 18 (27.27%) Electronics
2 11 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 9 (13.64%) Multimedia
3 9 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.06%) Marketing
5 3 (4.55%) Automotive
6 1 (1.52%) French Language
6 1 (1.52%) German Language
6 1 (1.52%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.52%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 29 (43.94%) Software Engineer
2 19 (28.79%) Developer
3 15 (22.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 14 (21.21%) C Developer
5 12 (18.18%) Embedded C Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Graduate
8 4 (6.06%) C++ Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Firmware Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Senior Firmware Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Principal Architect
10 2 (3.03%) Principal Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Embedded C++ Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Architect
10 2 (3.03%) Software Architect
10 2 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) Middleware
2 4 (6.06%) HTML
2 4 (6.06%) CSS
3 3 (4.55%) Flash
4 2 (3.03%) MFC
4 2 (3.03%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) MPEG
1 17 (25.76%) Streaming Video
2 14 (21.21%) IPTV
3 11 (16.67%) Device Driver
4 9 (13.64%) Firmware
4 9 (13.64%) STB
5 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
5 8 (12.12%) Digital Media
6 6 (9.09%) Physics
6 6 (9.09%) Smartphone
7 5 (7.58%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (4.55%) Mathematics
9 2 (3.03%) Open Source
9 2 (3.03%) VHDL
10 1 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (1.52%) ASIC
10 1 (1.52%) Handset
10 1 (1.52%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.03%) Linux
2 7 (10.61%) Windows
3 5 (7.58%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (7.58%) Android
4 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.52%) UNIX
5 1 (1.52%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (75.76%) Software Engineering
2 18 (27.27%) Scrum
3 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 8 (12.12%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.09%) High Availability
7 5 (7.58%) Automated Testing
8 4 (6.06%) Software Architecture
8 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.06%) Project Management
9 2 (3.03%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.03%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.52%) Signal Processing
10 1 (1.52%) User Stories
10 1 (1.52%) Integration Testing
10 1 (1.52%) Data Analysis
10 1 (1.52%) UML
10 1 (1.52%) OO
Programming Languages
1 66 (100.00%) C
2 36 (54.55%) C++
3 32 (48.48%) Python
4 16 (24.24%) Embedded C++
5 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.61%) Perl
6 7 (10.61%) Java
7 6 (9.09%) Bash Shell
8 5 (7.58%) Assembly Language
9 4 (6.06%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (40.91%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) JTAG
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.03%) KVM
Vendors
1 4 (6.06%) VMware
1 4 (6.06%) Coverity
2 1 (1.52%) EMC
2 1 (1.52%) Apple
2 1 (1.52%) QNX
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