The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded C++ skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded C++ over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C++
Rank 791 749 738
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -11
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C++ 114 124 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 103 121 138
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
57812 56370 62964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.67% 52.94% 53.61%
Number of salaries quoted 48461 48701 55193
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,628 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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

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

Embedded C++ Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Embedded C++
Salary Trend

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

Embedded C++ Salary Trend in the UK

Embedded C++
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded C++ over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 within the UK.

Embedded C++ Salary Histogram in the UK

Embedded C++
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++ within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 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
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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 -30 108 £40,000 - 63
South East 0 43 £42,500 -10.52% 27
East of England -13 21 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Cambridgeshire +7 17 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Cambridge -1 17 £45,000 +5.88% 11
East Sussex -7 13 £40,000 -
Brighton - 13 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -36 12 £40,000 - 3
Sheffield - 12 £40,000 - 2
South Yorkshire - 12 £40,000 - 3
London +5 11 £47,500 -7.31% 1
South West -38 10 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Hampshire -5 9 £52,500 +16.66% 6
Gloucestershire -7 8 £45,000 +20.00% 2
City of London +15 6 £47,500 -7.31% 1
Southampton +4 6 £53,750 +19.44% 4
Berkshire 0 6 £35,000 -22.22% 8
Cheltenham -13 6 £45,000 +20.00%
West Midlands -23 6 £32,500 - 1
East Midlands -14 5 £40,000 - 2
Derby - 5 £40,000 -
Derbyshire - 5 £40,000 -
Wales +9 4 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Stowmarket - 4 - -
Kent - 4 £50,000 -
Suffolk - 4 - -
Bracknell - 4 £35,000 -
Guildford +12 3 £50,000 +11.11%
South Wales +9 3 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Surrey -20 3 £50,000 -4.76% 1

Embedded C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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++.

1 268 (100.00%) C++
2 238 (88.81%) C
3 191 (71.27%) Software Engineering
4 185 (69.03%) Embedded C
5 117 (43.66%) Linux
6 106 (39.55%) Degree
7 77 (28.73%) Windows
8 69 (25.75%) C#
9 64 (23.88%) Electronics
10 54 (20.15%) Python
11 52 (19.40%) Firmware
12 50 (18.66%) Embedded Linux
13 38 (14.18%) Embedded Systems
14 35 (13.06%) Microsoft
14 35 (13.06%) UML
15 34 (12.69%) Device Driver
16 33 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
16 33 (12.31%) Security Cleared
17 32 (11.94%) .NET
18 31 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
18 31 (11.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 30 (11.19%) TCP/IP
20 27 (10.07%) Multithreading
21 26 (9.70%) Computer Science
22 25 (9.33%) Ethernet
23 22 (8.21%) Wireless
24 21 (7.84%) OO
24 21 (7.84%) Digital Signal Processing
24 21 (7.84%) Signal Processing
24 21 (7.84%) Image Processing

Embedded C++
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 2 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.12%) Simulink
2 3 (1.12%) MS Office
3 2 (0.75%) MS Project
4 1 (0.37%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.37%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.19%) TCP/IP
2 25 (9.33%) Ethernet
3 22 (8.21%) Wireless
4 12 (4.48%) GSM
5 10 (3.73%) FTP
5 10 (3.73%) Bluetooth
6 9 (3.36%) SSL
6 9 (3.36%) Network Security
7 8 (2.99%) ZigBee
7 8 (2.99%) Broadband
7 8 (2.99%) GPRS
8 7 (2.61%) LTE
8 7 (2.61%) 4G
9 6 (2.24%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (1.87%) 2G
10 5 (1.87%) HTTP
10 5 (1.87%) 3G
11 4 (1.49%) LAN
12 3 (1.12%) UMTS
12 3 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.87%) MySQL
2 2 (0.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (4.10%) Subversion
2 9 (3.36%) GDB
3 6 (2.24%) GCC
4 4 (1.49%) JIRA
5 3 (1.12%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.12%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.75%) VectorCAST
7 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
General
1 64 (23.88%) Electronics
2 11 (4.10%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.73%) Automotive
4 8 (2.99%) Aerospace
5 6 (2.24%) Military
6 4 (1.49%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.12%) Finance
8 2 (0.75%) Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Retail
9 1 (0.37%) Legal
9 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) Marketing
9 1 (0.37%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 156 (58.21%) Software Engineer
2 109 (40.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 50 (18.66%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 42 (15.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 30 (11.19%) Developer
5 30 (11.19%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 24 (8.96%) Embedded C Engineer
7 23 (8.58%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 19 (7.09%) Software Developer
8 19 (7.09%) C++ Developer
9 18 (6.72%) Embedded C++ Developer
10 16 (5.97%) Senior Software Engineer
11 15 (5.60%) Hardware Engineer
11 15 (5.60%) DSP Engineer
11 15 (5.60%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 15 (5.60%) C Developer
12 13 (4.85%) Embedded Software Developer
12 13 (4.85%) Linux Engineer
12 13 (4.85%) Senior Developer
13 11 (4.10%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (11.94%) .NET
2 14 (5.22%) MFC
3 11 (4.10%) XML
3 11 (4.10%) Middleware
4 10 (3.73%) .NET Framework
5 7 (2.61%) JSON
6 6 (2.24%) RESTful
7 5 (1.87%) HTML
8 3 (1.12%) WPF
8 3 (1.12%) Qt
9 2 (0.75%) OpenGL
9 2 (0.75%) OpenCL
9 2 (0.75%) Renderscript
9 2 (0.75%) DirectCompute
10 1 (0.37%) WCF
10 1 (0.37%) Ajax
10 1 (0.37%) XSLT
10 1 (0.37%) CGI
10 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 52 (19.40%) Firmware
2 38 (14.18%) Embedded Systems
3 34 (12.69%) Device Driver
4 31 (11.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 31 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (9.70%) Computer Science
6 17 (6.34%) VHDL
7 13 (4.85%) Mathematics
8 11 (4.10%) Physics
9 8 (2.99%) Home Automation
10 6 (2.24%) Open Source
10 6 (2.24%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.87%) CCTV
11 5 (1.87%) Robotics
12 4 (1.49%) Cryptography
12 4 (1.49%) Mobile App
13 3 (1.12%) CAN bus
13 3 (1.12%) 3D Graphics
14 2 (0.75%) ASIC
14 2 (0.75%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 117 (43.66%) Linux
2 77 (28.73%) Windows
3 50 (18.66%) Embedded Linux
4 20 (7.46%) Android
5 12 (4.48%) Mac OS
6 11 (4.10%) Windows CE
7 8 (2.99%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.61%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.37%) Fedora
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (71.27%) Software Engineering
2 35 (13.06%) UML
3 33 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (10.07%) Multithreading
5 21 (7.84%) Image Processing
5 21 (7.84%) Digital Signal Processing
5 21 (7.84%) Signal Processing
5 21 (7.84%) OO
5 21 (7.84%) Software Architecture
5 21 (7.84%) Mentoring
6 16 (5.97%) OOD
7 15 (5.60%) Embedded Software Development
8 14 (5.22%) Scrum
9 13 (4.85%) System Testing
9 13 (4.85%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (4.48%) Unit Testing
10 12 (4.48%) Validation
11 11 (4.10%) Configuration Management
11 11 (4.10%) OOP
12 10 (3.73%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 268 (100.00%) C++
2 238 (88.81%) C
3 185 (69.03%) Embedded C
4 69 (25.75%) C#
5 54 (20.15%) Python
6 20 (7.46%) Perl
7 19 (7.09%) Java
7 19 (7.09%) Assembly Language
8 13 (4.85%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.36%) Groovy
9 9 (3.36%) Ruby
10 6 (2.24%) MATLAB
10 6 (2.24%) SQL
11 4 (1.49%) VB
11 4 (1.49%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.12%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.12%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.12%) VB6
13 2 (0.75%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.37%) AWK
Qualifications
1 106 (39.55%) Degree
2 33 (12.31%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.48%) JTAG
2 6 (2.24%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.75%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.37%) TickIT
4 1 (0.37%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 4 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 35 (13.06%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.10%) EMC
3 8 (2.99%) NEC
4 6 (2.24%) QNX
5 4 (1.49%) VMware
6 3 (1.12%) Altera
7 2 (0.75%) Freescale
7 2 (0.75%) Xilinx
7 2 (0.75%) Fujitsu
7 2 (0.75%) MKS
8 1 (0.37%) Adobe
8 1 (0.37%) Intel
8 1 (0.37%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.37%) Motorola
8 1 (0.37%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.37%) Apple
8 1 (0.37%) Wind River
8 1 (0.37%) Green Hills
8 1 (0.37%) VeriFone
8 1 (0.37%) Twitter
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