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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 701 584 555
Rank change year-on-year
-117 -29
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 176 295 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 0.54% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 158 264 284
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Embedded C
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
53941 54662 57814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.47% 53.78% 54.23%
Number of salaries quoted 45901 47576 50958
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Embedded C
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Embedded C Jobs Demand Trend in England

Embedded C
Salary Trend in England

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

Embedded C Salary Trend in England

Embedded C
Salary Histogram in England

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

Embedded C Salary Histogram in England

Embedded C
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C within the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -40 69 £47,500 +5.55% 50
East of England -20 64 £47,500 +18.75% 33
West Midlands -14 20 £32,500 -3.70% 4
South West -45 17 £40,000 +6.66% 14
London -13 7 £47,500 -5.00% 7
East Midlands +2 6 £38,750 -18.42% 2
North West -25 3 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Embedded C
UK

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 399 (98.52%) C
2 289 (71.36%) Software Engineering
3 272 (67.16%) C++
4 181 (44.69%) Degree
5 177 (43.70%) Embedded C++
6 160 (39.51%) Linux
7 133 (32.84%) Electronics
8 104 (25.68%) Windows
9 99 (24.44%) Python
10 92 (22.72%) C#
11 84 (20.74%) Firmware
12 63 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
13 62 (15.31%) Algorithms
14 56 (13.83%) TCP/IP
15 54 (13.33%) Computer Science
16 53 (13.09%) Embedded Linux
16 53 (13.09%) Device Driver
16 53 (13.09%) Embedded Systems
17 46 (11.36%) Ethernet
18 45 (11.11%) Wireless
19 43 (10.62%) .NET
20 42 (10.37%) Security Cleared
21 41 (10.12%) Java
22 40 (9.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
23 39 (9.63%) Assembly Language
24 38 (9.38%) Perl
25 34 (8.40%) Subversion
26 33 (8.15%) Automotive
27 32 (7.90%) GSM
27 32 (7.90%) OO

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (2.22%) SAS
2 3 (0.74%) IIS
3 1 (0.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.22%) MS Office
3 8 (1.98%) TargetLink
3 8 (1.98%) Simulink
4 6 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.23%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (13.83%) TCP/IP
2 46 (11.36%) Ethernet
3 45 (11.11%) Wireless
4 32 (7.90%) GSM
5 21 (5.19%) GPRS
6 18 (4.44%) HTTP
6 18 (4.44%) ZigBee
7 15 (3.70%) LTE
7 15 (3.70%) 3G
8 12 (2.96%) Bluetooth
9 11 (2.72%) UMTS
9 11 (2.72%) 802.15
9 11 (2.72%) 4G
10 9 (2.22%) FTP
10 9 (2.22%) WAN
10 9 (2.22%) Network Security
10 9 (2.22%) 2G
10 9 (2.22%) RTP
11 8 (1.98%) Broadband
12 7 (1.73%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.96%) MySQL
2 5 (1.23%) Big Data
3 4 (0.99%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.25%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (8.40%) Subversion
2 10 (2.47%) WinDbg
2 10 (2.47%) GDB
3 9 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.98%) JIRA
5 7 (1.73%) PVCS
6 6 (1.48%) ClearCase
6 6 (1.48%) VectorCAST
7 5 (1.23%) GCC
7 5 (1.23%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.23%) Bugzilla
8 4 (0.99%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.99%) CppUnit
8 4 (0.99%) Valgrind
9 2 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.49%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.49%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.49%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.49%) Jenkins
General
1 133 (32.84%) Electronics
2 33 (8.15%) Automotive
3 28 (6.91%) Telecoms
4 23 (5.68%) Manufacturing
5 18 (4.44%) Aerospace
6 15 (3.70%) Finance
7 11 (2.72%) Military
8 9 (2.22%) Banking
8 9 (2.22%) Avionics
9 8 (1.98%) Multimedia
10 7 (1.73%) Marketing
11 4 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.49%) Retail
13 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 230 (56.79%) Software Engineer
2 135 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 71 (17.53%) Developer
4 45 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
5 43 (10.62%) Embedded C Engineer
6 34 (8.40%) C Developer
7 30 (7.41%) Embedded C Developer
7 30 (7.41%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 28 (6.91%) C Software Engineer
9 26 (6.42%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 25 (6.17%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 24 (5.93%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 24 (5.93%) Software Developer
12 23 (5.68%) C++ Software Engineer
13 22 (5.43%) Design Engineer
14 21 (5.19%) C++ Developer
15 20 (4.94%) Senior Developer
16 19 (4.69%) Electronics Engineer
17 17 (4.20%) Principal Engineer
18 16 (3.95%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (10.62%) .NET
2 21 (5.19%) HTML
3 18 (4.44%) Middleware
4 15 (3.70%) MFC
5 10 (2.47%) OpenGL
6 9 (2.22%) Flash
7 8 (1.98%) Direct3D
8 6 (1.48%) XML
9 5 (1.23%) CSS
9 5 (1.23%) REST
10 4 (0.99%) WinForms
10 4 (0.99%) Qt
11 3 (0.74%) WPF
12 1 (0.25%) WF
12 1 (0.25%) Silverlight
12 1 (0.25%) Django
12 1 (0.25%) POSIX
12 1 (0.25%) DirectX
12 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.25%) GTK+
Miscellaneous
1 62 (15.31%) Algorithms
2 54 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 53 (13.09%) Embedded Systems
3 53 (13.09%) Device Driver
4 40 (9.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 25 (6.17%) Physics
6 20 (4.94%) VHDL
7 17 (4.20%) MPEG
7 17 (4.20%) Mathematics
8 15 (3.70%) Streaming Video
9 13 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (2.96%) CAN bus
11 9 (2.22%) Data Structures
11 9 (2.22%) Open Source
11 9 (2.22%) Smart Meter
12 8 (1.98%) Visualisation
12 8 (1.98%) STB
12 8 (1.98%) 3D Graphics
12 8 (1.98%) Home Automation
13 7 (1.73%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 160 (39.51%) Linux
2 104 (25.68%) Windows
3 53 (13.09%) Embedded Linux
4 30 (7.41%) Android
5 14 (3.46%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.72%) Windows CE
7 9 (2.22%) VxWorks
7 9 (2.22%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.74%) Fedora
8 3 (0.74%) Nucleus RTOS
9 2 (0.49%) UNIX
9 2 (0.49%) Scientific Linux
9 2 (0.49%) CentOS
9 2 (0.49%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.25%) uClinux
10 1 (0.25%) pSOS
10 1 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (71.36%) Software Engineering
2 63 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (7.90%) OO
4 27 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 25 (6.17%) UML
6 24 (5.93%) Multithreading
7 23 (5.68%) Scrum
7 23 (5.68%) Signal Processing
8 21 (5.19%) Digital Signal Processing
9 20 (4.94%) OOD
10 19 (4.69%) Configuration Management
10 19 (4.69%) Mentoring
11 15 (3.70%) Software Architecture
12 14 (3.46%) Image Processing
13 13 (3.21%) OOP
14 12 (2.96%) Validation
14 12 (2.96%) Requirements Analysis
15 11 (2.72%) TDD
15 11 (2.72%) High Availability
16 10 (2.47%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 399 (98.52%) C
2 272 (67.16%) C++
3 177 (43.70%) Embedded C++
4 99 (24.44%) Python
5 92 (22.72%) C#
6 41 (10.12%) Java
7 39 (9.63%) Assembly Language
8 38 (9.38%) Perl
9 25 (6.17%) JavaScript
10 23 (5.68%) Bash Shell
11 15 (3.70%) MATLAB
11 15 (3.70%) SQL
12 10 (2.47%) Ruby
13 9 (2.22%) Groovy
14 8 (1.98%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.23%) VB
15 5 (1.23%) PHP
15 5 (1.23%) Lua
16 4 (0.99%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.99%) VC++
Qualifications
1 181 (44.69%) Degree
2 42 (10.37%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.46%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.74%) HND
5 2 (0.49%) PhD
6 1 (0.25%) ISEB
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.46%) JTAG
2 4 (0.99%) IEC 61508
2 4 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.74%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.49%) QA
4 2 (0.49%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.25%) TickIT
System Software
1 84 (20.74%) Firmware
2 9 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.49%) KVM
4 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 30 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.43%) EMC
3 9 (2.22%) VMware
4 8 (1.98%) NEC
5 6 (1.48%) MKS
5 6 (1.48%) Fujitsu
6 5 (1.23%) Xilinx
7 4 (0.99%) Coverity
7 4 (0.99%) Atmel
8 3 (0.74%) Altera
8 3 (0.74%) Freescale
8 3 (0.74%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.49%) Adobe
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle
9 2 (0.49%) QNX
10 1 (0.25%) Wind River
10 1 (0.25%) Perforce
10 1 (0.25%) Green Hills
10 1 (0.25%) Sybase
10 1 (0.25%) Sun
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