The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded C skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded C over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C
Rank 381 308 305
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -3
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 66 112 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.55% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.66% 1.11% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 62 107 146
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £38,200 £36,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,150 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10018 10123 11531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.34% 50.06% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8695 8584 10504
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Embedded C
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Embedded C Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Embedded C
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Embedded C Salary Trend in the South East

Embedded C
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded C across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Embedded C Salary Histogram in the South East

Embedded C
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
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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
Hampshire +5 21 £45,000 +104.54% 8
West Sussex -12 17 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Oxfordshire +4 7 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Berkshire +1 7 £50,000 +33.33% 8
Kent +6 6 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Surrey -41 5 £42,500 -15.00% 22
Buckinghamshire -10 2 £39,250 -9.77% 3
Middlesex - 1 £32,500 - 1
Embedded C
England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 135 (100.00%) C
2 112 (82.96%) Software Engineering
3 89 (65.93%) C++
4 69 (51.11%) Embedded C++
5 56 (41.48%) Degree
6 54 (40.00%) Linux
7 39 (28.89%) Electronics
8 36 (26.67%) Embedded Systems
9 31 (22.96%) OO
10 30 (22.22%) Firmware
10 30 (22.22%) Subversion
11 28 (20.74%) UML
12 27 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 27 (20.00%) Computer Science
13 25 (18.52%) Windows
14 24 (17.78%) C#
15 23 (17.04%) OOD
16 19 (14.07%) Embedded Software Development
17 18 (13.33%) Python
18 17 (12.59%) VxWorks
19 16 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
20 15 (11.11%) Security Cleared
21 14 (10.37%) XML
22 12 (8.89%) Automotive
22 12 (8.89%) Manufacturing
22 12 (8.89%) Embedded Linux
23 11 (8.15%) Physics
23 11 (8.15%) Test Automation
23 11 (8.15%) Device Driver
24 10 (7.41%) HTTP

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (4.44%) MS Visio
1 6 (4.44%) TargetLink
2 1 (0.74%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (7.41%) HTTP
3 7 (5.19%) SNMP
4 6 (4.44%) Ethernet
4 6 (4.44%) Wireless
5 3 (2.22%) ZigBee
5 3 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.22%) 3G
5 3 (2.22%) Bluetooth
5 3 (2.22%) GPRS
5 3 (2.22%) GSM
6 2 (1.48%) LAN
6 2 (1.48%) WAN
6 2 (1.48%) Internet
6 2 (1.48%) RFID
6 2 (1.48%) NFC
7 1 (0.74%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.41%) Big Data
2 2 (1.48%) MySQL
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.74%) Star Schema
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (22.22%) Subversion
2 10 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 8 (5.93%) JIRA
5 7 (5.19%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.44%) ClearCase
6 6 (4.44%) Bugzilla
6 6 (4.44%) GDB
7 3 (2.22%) Trac
7 3 (2.22%) PVCS
7 3 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.74%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.74%) LabVIEW
General
1 39 (28.89%) Electronics
2 12 (8.89%) Automotive
2 12 (8.89%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.93%) Military
4 7 (5.19%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.48%) Finance
6 1 (0.74%) Avionics
6 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 91 (67.41%) Software Engineer
2 65 (48.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 39 (28.89%) Senior Software Engineer
4 31 (22.96%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 17 (12.59%) C Software Engineer
6 16 (11.85%) Embedded C Engineer
7 15 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
7 15 (11.11%) Developer
8 14 (10.37%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 11 (8.15%) Principal Engineer
10 9 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 9 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 9 (6.67%) C++ Developer
11 8 (5.93%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 8 (5.93%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
12 7 (5.19%) Electronics Engineer
13 6 (4.44%) Principal Software Engineer
14 5 (3.70%) Principal Architect
14 5 (3.70%) Firmware Engineer
14 5 (3.70%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.37%) XML
2 7 (5.19%) Flash
3 6 (4.44%) .NET
4 5 (3.70%) Middleware
5 3 (2.22%) WPF
5 3 (2.22%) Web Services
6 2 (1.48%) SOAP
6 2 (1.48%) HTML
6 2 (1.48%) LAMP
6 2 (1.48%) XML-RPC
6 2 (1.48%) OpenCL
6 2 (1.48%) REST
7 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.74%) WDF
7 1 (0.74%) NHibernate
7 1 (0.74%) WCF
7 1 (0.74%) WF
7 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 1 (0.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 36 (26.67%) Embedded Systems
2 27 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.15%) Physics
3 11 (8.15%) Device Driver
4 9 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 9 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (2.22%) Open Source
7 3 (2.22%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.48%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.74%) Home Automation
9 1 (0.74%) VHDL
9 1 (0.74%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 54 (40.00%) Linux
2 25 (18.52%) Windows
3 17 (12.59%) VxWorks
4 12 (8.89%) Embedded Linux
5 7 (5.19%) UNIX
6 4 (2.96%) Fedora
7 3 (2.22%) Nucleus RTOS
7 3 (2.22%) CentOS
7 3 (2.22%) Scientific Linux
7 3 (2.22%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.74%) Android
8 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.74%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (82.96%) Software Engineering
2 31 (22.96%) OO
3 28 (20.74%) UML
4 23 (17.04%) OOD
5 19 (14.07%) Embedded Software Development
6 16 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (8.15%) Test Automation
8 9 (6.67%) Signal Processing
8 9 (6.67%) OOP
9 8 (5.93%) Multithreading
9 8 (5.93%) Digital Signal Processing
10 7 (5.19%) Configuration Management
11 6 (4.44%) Project Management
11 6 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (3.70%) Video Processing
12 5 (3.70%) Scrum
13 3 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (2.22%) Validation
13 3 (2.22%) CAD
14 2 (1.48%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 135 (100.00%) C
2 89 (65.93%) C++
3 69 (51.11%) Embedded C++
4 24 (17.78%) C#
5 18 (13.33%) Python
6 7 (5.19%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.19%) Perl
7 6 (4.44%) Assembly Language
8 5 (3.70%) MATLAB
8 5 (3.70%) Java
8 5 (3.70%) PHP
9 3 (2.22%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.48%) SQL
11 1 (0.74%) Pascal
11 1 (0.74%) Ada
11 1 (0.74%) VB
11 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (41.48%) Degree
2 15 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.22%) HND
3 3 (2.22%) PhD
4 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.74%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) JTAG
2 5 (3.70%) IEC 61508
3 4 (2.96%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.22%) ISO 9000
4 3 (2.22%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 30 (22.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (4.44%) Atmel
2 5 (3.70%) EMC
3 4 (2.96%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.22%) Intel
5 2 (1.48%) QNX
6 1 (0.74%) Wind River
6 1 (0.74%) Freescale
6 1 (0.74%) MathWorks
6 1 (0.74%) NEC
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle
6 1 (0.74%) Sybase
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