The table below looks at the statistics for the Embedded C Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded C Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - Embedded C
Rank 864 888 835
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -53
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C Software Engineer 66 67 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.064% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.066% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 60 61 115
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
96369 101236 101631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80844 83884 81689
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Embedded C Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded C Software Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Embedded C Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Embedded C Software Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded C Software Engineer within the UK.

Embedded C Software Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Embedded C Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded C Software Engineer over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 within the UK.

Embedded C Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Embedded C Software Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
England +24 66 £45,000 +12.50% 13
South East +31 33 £45,000 +20.00% 5
East Sussex - 14 £45,000 - 3
Yorkshire +7 13 £41,500 +18.57% 1
East Midlands +5 13 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Brighton - 13 £45,000 - 1
London +22 11 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East of England +6 11 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Northamptonshire - 9 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 9 £45,000 - 1
Bedford - 9 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 9 £45,000 -
Northampton - 9 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire - 9 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £41,500 -
Oxfordshire -1 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Hampshire +24 4 £31,750 -29.44%
East Yorkshire - 4 - -
Wakefield - 4 £41,500 -
Portsmouth - 4 £31,750 -
Hull - 4 - -
Derbyshire -11 3 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Derby -12 3 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Surbiton - 3 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire +1 2 £47,500 +15.15%
South West -7 2 £40,000 -11.11%
North Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Harrogate - 2 £40,000 -
City of London +63 1 £60,000 +37.14%
Kent +4 1 £47,500 +26.66% 1

Embedded C Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Embedded C Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded C Software Engineer in their job title.

1 123 (100.00%) C
1 123 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 91 (73.98%) C++
3 81 (65.85%) Embedded C
4 66 (53.66%) Firmware
5 42 (34.15%) Embedded Systems
6 41 (33.33%) Embedded C++
7 37 (30.08%) Python
8 35 (28.46%) Degree
9 32 (26.02%) TCP/IP
9 32 (26.02%) Assembly Language
10 29 (23.58%) Manufacturing
10 29 (23.58%) Signal Processing
11 28 (22.76%) MISRA
12 24 (19.51%) Lua
13 23 (18.70%) Unit Testing
14 22 (17.89%) Bash Shell
14 22 (17.89%) Ethernet
14 22 (17.89%) Electronics
15 21 (17.07%) RS-232
15 21 (17.07%) RS-485
16 19 (15.45%) Linux
17 18 (14.63%) UML
17 18 (14.63%) Wireless
17 18 (14.63%) Automotive
17 18 (14.63%) MATLAB
18 17 (13.82%) Bluetooth
18 17 (13.82%) Computer Science
18 17 (13.82%) ZigBee
19 15 (12.20%) Device Driver

Embedded C Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Embedded C Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded C Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.07%) Confluence
2 4 (3.25%) WinCC
3 1 (0.81%) Apache
3 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (10.57%) Simulink
1 13 (10.57%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 32 (26.02%) TCP/IP
2 22 (17.89%) Ethernet
3 21 (17.07%) RS-232
3 21 (17.07%) RS-485
4 18 (14.63%) Wireless
5 17 (13.82%) Bluetooth
5 17 (13.82%) ZigBee
6 10 (8.13%) Profibus
6 10 (8.13%) RFID
7 6 (4.88%) 3G
7 6 (4.88%) GPRS
7 6 (4.88%) GSM
8 5 (4.07%) Internet
9 4 (3.25%) Modbus
9 4 (3.25%) VoIP
10 2 (1.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.57%) RDBMS
1 13 (10.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.81%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.07%) Jenkins
1 5 (4.07%) JIRA
2 1 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.81%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (0.81%) WinDbg
General
1 29 (23.58%) Manufacturing
2 22 (17.89%) Electronics
3 18 (14.63%) Automotive
4 5 (4.07%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.25%) Advertising
6 2 (1.63%) Finance
6 2 (1.63%) Marketing
6 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.81%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.57%) Flash
2 5 (4.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (4.07%) OpenCL
2 5 (4.07%) OpenCV
2 5 (4.07%) STL
3 3 (2.44%) Qt
4 2 (1.63%) .NET
4 2 (1.63%) HTML
5 1 (0.81%) CORBA
5 1 (0.81%) SOAP
5 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (34.15%) Embedded Systems
2 17 (13.82%) Computer Science
3 15 (12.20%) Device Driver
4 10 (8.13%) CAN bus
4 10 (8.13%) Driving Licence
4 10 (8.13%) Telematics
5 7 (5.69%) Mathematics
5 7 (5.69%) Streaming Video
6 4 (3.25%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.63%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.81%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.81%) Physics
8 1 (0.81%) User Experience
8 1 (0.81%) Verilog
8 1 (0.81%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.45%) Linux
2 8 (6.50%) Windows
3 6 (4.88%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (4.07%) Android
5 1 (0.81%) HPUX
5 1 (0.81%) OpenWrt
5 1 (0.81%) pSOS
5 1 (0.81%) Solaris
5 1 (0.81%) Unix
5 1 (0.81%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.81%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 29 (23.58%) Signal Processing
3 23 (18.70%) Unit Testing
4 18 (14.63%) UML
5 13 (10.57%) Digital Signal Processing
6 10 (8.13%) Schematic Capture
7 7 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.69%) Image Processing
8 6 (4.88%) Defect Tracking
8 6 (4.88%) Scrum
9 5 (4.07%) Machine Learning
9 5 (4.07%) Software Testing
10 4 (3.25%) OO
11 3 (2.44%) Content Analysis
11 3 (2.44%) Mentoring
11 3 (2.44%) OOP
11 3 (2.44%) Video Content Analysis
12 2 (1.63%) Embedded Software Development
12 2 (1.63%) OOD
12 2 (1.63%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 123 (100.00%) C
2 91 (73.98%) C++
3 81 (65.85%) Embedded C
4 41 (33.33%) Embedded C++
5 37 (30.08%) Python
6 32 (26.02%) Assembly Language
7 24 (19.51%) Lua
8 22 (17.89%) Bash Shell
9 18 (14.63%) MATLAB
10 7 (5.69%) C#
10 7 (5.69%) R
11 4 (3.25%) Java
11 4 (3.25%) VB
12 2 (1.63%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.63%) SQL
13 1 (0.81%) ANSI C
13 1 (0.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (28.46%) Degree
2 5 (4.07%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.81%) HNC
3 1 (0.81%) HND
3 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (22.76%) MISRA
2 10 (8.13%) MISRA C
3 5 (4.07%) ISO13485
4 4 (3.25%) GAMP
4 4 (3.25%) GMP
5 1 (0.81%) DO-254
5 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 66 (53.66%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (10.57%) Freescale
2 10 (8.13%) EMC
3 8 (6.50%) Atmel
4 5 (4.07%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.63%) SAP
6 1 (0.81%) QNX
6 1 (0.81%) Twitter
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