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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 689 581 560
Rank change year-on-year
-108 -21
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 182 297 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 0.55% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 163 266 282
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
53789 54043 57458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.42% 53.74% 54.22%
Number of salaries quoted 45850 46973 50687
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,712 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £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 30 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 30 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 -35 75 £45,000 - 45
East of England -10 66 £47,500 +18.75% 33
West Midlands -7 21 £32,500 -7.14% 6
South West -35 16 £42,500 +13.33% 12
London -29 7 £47,500 -5.00% 11
East Midlands 0 3 £37,500 -14.28% 5
North West -15 3 £37,500 +15.38% 6
North East -28 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Embedded C
UK

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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
2 291 (71.85%) Software Engineering
3 267 (65.93%) C++
4 182 (44.94%) Degree
5 174 (42.96%) Embedded C++
6 159 (39.26%) Linux
7 132 (32.59%) Electronics
8 103 (25.43%) Windows
9 101 (24.94%) Python
10 94 (23.21%) C#
11 84 (20.74%) Firmware
12 62 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
13 61 (15.06%) Algorithms
14 59 (14.57%) TCP/IP
15 55 (13.58%) Embedded Systems
16 54 (13.33%) Embedded Linux
16 54 (13.33%) Computer Science
17 51 (12.59%) Device Driver
18 47 (11.60%) Ethernet
19 44 (10.86%) .NET
19 44 (10.86%) Wireless
20 42 (10.37%) Java
20 42 (10.37%) Security Cleared
21 40 (9.88%) Assembly Language
22 37 (9.14%) Perl
23 36 (8.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
24 35 (8.64%) Subversion
24 35 (8.64%) OO
25 34 (8.40%) Automotive
26 30 (7.41%) GSM

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 12 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.47%) MS Office
3 9 (2.22%) Simulink
4 8 (1.98%) TargetLink
5 6 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.23%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (14.57%) TCP/IP
2 47 (11.60%) Ethernet
3 44 (10.86%) Wireless
4 30 (7.41%) GSM
5 20 (4.94%) ZigBee
6 19 (4.69%) GPRS
6 19 (4.69%) HTTP
7 15 (3.70%) 3G
8 14 (3.46%) LTE
9 12 (2.96%) 802.15
9 12 (2.96%) Bluetooth
10 11 (2.72%) UMTS
11 10 (2.47%) 4G
12 9 (2.22%) WAN
12 9 (2.22%) RTP
12 9 (2.22%) 2G
12 9 (2.22%) Network Security
13 8 (1.98%) FTP
14 7 (1.73%) SNMP
14 7 (1.73%) Broadband
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 35 (8.64%) 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%) ClearCase
6 6 (1.48%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.48%) PVCS
6 6 (1.48%) VectorCAST
7 5 (1.23%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.23%) Bugzilla
7 5 (1.23%) GCC
8 4 (0.99%) Valgrind
8 4 (0.99%) CppUnit
9 3 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.49%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.49%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.49%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (0.49%) Jenkins
General
1 132 (32.59%) Electronics
2 34 (8.40%) Automotive
3 27 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 23 (5.68%) Manufacturing
5 19 (4.69%) Aerospace
6 16 (3.95%) Finance
7 13 (3.21%) Military
8 8 (1.98%) Banking
8 8 (1.98%) Multimedia
8 8 (1.98%) Avionics
9 7 (1.73%) Marketing
10 4 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Retail
11 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 232 (57.28%) Software Engineer
2 136 (33.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 70 (17.28%) Developer
4 45 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
5 40 (9.88%) Embedded C Engineer
6 33 (8.15%) C Developer
7 30 (7.41%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 29 (7.16%) Embedded C Developer
9 25 (6.17%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 24 (5.93%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 24 (5.93%) C Software Engineer
10 24 (5.93%) Software Developer
10 24 (5.93%) Design Engineer
11 21 (5.19%) C++ Software Engineer
11 21 (5.19%) Embedded C Software Engineer
12 20 (4.94%) C++ Developer
12 20 (4.94%) Electronics Engineer
13 19 (4.69%) Senior Developer
14 18 (4.44%) Principal Engineer
15 16 (3.95%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (10.86%) .NET
2 21 (5.19%) HTML
3 18 (4.44%) Middleware
4 14 (3.46%) 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%) Qt
10 4 (0.99%) WPF
10 4 (0.99%) WinForms
11 1 (0.25%) DAO
11 1 (0.25%) Ajax
11 1 (0.25%) NHibernate
11 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.25%) WDF
11 1 (0.25%) JSON
11 1 (0.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 61 (15.06%) Algorithms
2 55 (13.58%) Embedded Systems
3 54 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 51 (12.59%) Device Driver
5 36 (8.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 23 (5.68%) Physics
7 18 (4.44%) VHDL
8 17 (4.20%) MPEG
9 15 (3.70%) Streaming Video
9 15 (3.70%) Mathematics
10 14 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (3.21%) CAN bus
12 10 (2.47%) Smart Meter
12 10 (2.47%) Data Structures
13 9 (2.22%) Open Source
14 8 (1.98%) Home Automation
14 8 (1.98%) Visualisation
14 8 (1.98%) STB
14 8 (1.98%) 3D Graphics
15 7 (1.73%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 159 (39.26%) Linux
2 103 (25.43%) Windows
3 54 (13.33%) Embedded Linux
4 30 (7.41%) Android
5 14 (3.46%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.72%) Windows CE
7 10 (2.47%) VxWorks
8 9 (2.22%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.74%) Fedora
9 3 (0.74%) Nucleus RTOS
10 2 (0.49%) UNIX
10 2 (0.49%) Scientific Linux
10 2 (0.49%) CentOS
10 2 (0.49%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.25%) uClinux
11 1 (0.25%) pSOS
11 1 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (71.85%) Software Engineering
2 62 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (8.64%) OO
4 29 (7.16%) UML
5 28 (6.91%) Embedded Software Development
6 24 (5.93%) Multithreading
7 23 (5.68%) Scrum
8 22 (5.43%) Signal Processing
9 20 (4.94%) Digital Signal Processing
9 20 (4.94%) OOD
10 19 (4.69%) Configuration Management
11 17 (4.20%) Mentoring
12 14 (3.46%) Software Architecture
12 14 (3.46%) OOP
13 12 (2.96%) Requirements Analysis
13 12 (2.96%) Image Processing
14 11 (2.72%) Validation
14 11 (2.72%) TDD
14 11 (2.72%) High Availability
15 9 (2.22%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 399 (98.52%) C
2 267 (65.93%) C++
3 174 (42.96%) Embedded C++
4 101 (24.94%) Python
5 94 (23.21%) C#
6 42 (10.37%) Java
7 40 (9.88%) Assembly Language
8 37 (9.14%) Perl
9 25 (6.17%) JavaScript
10 23 (5.68%) Bash Shell
11 16 (3.95%) MATLAB
12 15 (3.70%) SQL
13 10 (2.47%) Ruby
14 9 (2.22%) Groovy
15 8 (1.98%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.48%) PHP
17 5 (1.23%) VB
17 5 (1.23%) Lua
18 4 (0.99%) VC++
18 4 (0.99%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 182 (44.94%) 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 5 (1.23%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.99%) IEC 61508
4 3 (0.74%) DO-178B
4 3 (0.74%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.49%) TickIT
5 2 (0.49%) QA
6 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
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 29 (7.16%) 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
7 4 (0.99%) Freescale
8 3 (0.74%) Altera
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%) Sybase
10 1 (0.25%) Sun
10 1 (0.25%) MathWorks
10 1 (0.25%) Intel
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