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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C
Rank 235 252 236
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 9 1 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.014% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.025% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 25
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
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
3409 3972 4357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.60% 57.40% 59.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2916 3407 3814
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 27 March 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 -
Cheshire +7 4 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Embedded C
England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (100.00%) C
2 14 (82.35%) Software Engineering
3 13 (76.47%) C++
4 12 (70.59%) Embedded C++
5 11 (64.71%) Electronics
5 11 (64.71%) Degree
6 9 (52.94%) UML
7 8 (47.06%) C#
8 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
9 6 (35.29%) OO
9 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (29.41%) Multithreading
10 5 (29.41%) Windows
10 5 (29.41%) Firmware
10 5 (29.41%) Scrum
10 5 (29.41%) Embedded Software Development
11 4 (23.53%) Pair Programming
11 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (23.53%) Algorithms
11 4 (23.53%) Device Driver
11 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
11 4 (23.53%) Windows CE
11 4 (23.53%) ISO 9001
11 4 (23.53%) PVCS
11 4 (23.53%) HNC
11 4 (23.53%) HND
11 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
11 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
11 4 (23.53%) Signal Processing

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) PVCS
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (64.71%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Software Engineer
1 14 (82.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Embedded C Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Firmware Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) COM
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) WPF
2 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
2 1 (5.88%) LINQ
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Compact Framework
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Device Driver
1 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
1 4 (23.53%) Physics
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (23.53%) Algorithms
2 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (11.76%) CAN bus
4 1 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (5.88%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows CE
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (11.76%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Software Engineering
2 9 (52.94%) UML
3 6 (35.29%) OO
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) Multithreading
4 5 (29.41%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Pair Programming
5 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
5 4 (23.53%) Signal Processing
5 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) OOD
6 1 (5.88%) OOP
6 1 (5.88%) Image Processing
6 1 (5.88%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C
2 13 (76.47%) C++
3 12 (70.59%) Embedded C++
4 8 (47.06%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) HNC
2 4 (23.53%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Twitter
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