The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded C skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded C over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C
Rank 239 254 228
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -26
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 9 2 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.028% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.049% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 30
Average salary £43,750 £36,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% +0.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,250 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Embedded C
England

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

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3431 4042 4373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.06% 56.40% 59.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2907 3468 3816
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Embedded C
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Embedded C Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Embedded C
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Embedded C Salary Trend in the North West

Embedded C
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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
Manchester - 5 £37,500 - 4
Cheshire +9 4 £47,500 +31.03% 4
Embedded C
England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 16 (100.00%) C
2 14 (87.50%) C++
2 14 (87.50%) Embedded C++
3 13 (81.25%) Software Engineering
4 12 (75.00%) Degree
4 12 (75.00%) Electronics
5 11 (68.75%) UML
6 7 (43.75%) Windows
7 6 (37.50%) OO
7 6 (37.50%) C#
7 6 (37.50%) Scrum
7 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (37.50%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
8 5 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
8 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
8 5 (31.25%) Windows CE
8 5 (31.25%) Firmware
8 5 (31.25%) HNC
8 5 (31.25%) HND
8 5 (31.25%) ISO 9001
8 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
8 5 (31.25%) Pair Programming
9 4 (25.00%) PVCS
9 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (25.00%) Device Driver
9 4 (25.00%) Mathematics

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) PVCS
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (75.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Software Engineer
1 13 (81.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded C Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) C Software Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) COM
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 2 (12.50%) WPF
2 2 (12.50%) Silverlight
2 2 (12.50%) LINQ
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (25.00%) Device Driver
2 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (25.00%) Physics
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (6.25%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows CE
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (12.50%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Software Engineering
2 11 (68.75%) UML
3 6 (37.50%) OO
3 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) Pair Programming
4 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
4 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
5 4 (25.00%) Signal Processing
5 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (12.50%) MVVM
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
7 1 (6.25%) OOD
7 1 (6.25%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C
2 14 (87.50%) C++
2 14 (87.50%) Embedded C++
3 6 (37.50%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) HNC
2 5 (31.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
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