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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C++
Rank 778 726 745
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +19
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C++ 126 145 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 120 142 141
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
59934 57231 62888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.16% 52.66% 53.67%
Number of salaries quoted 50259 49201 55232
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -34 122 £40,000 -5.88% 57
South East -2 50 £45,000 -10.00% 18
London +3 17 £47,500 -5.00% 3
East Sussex -14 14 £40,000 - 2
Brighton - 14 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire -36 13 £35,000 -22.22% 2
South Yorkshire - 13 £35,000 - 2
Sheffield - 13 £35,000 - 2
East of England 0 12 £35,000 -17.64% 18
Cambridge 0 11 £35,000 -17.64% 13
Cambridgeshire -2 11 £35,000 -17.64% 16
East Midlands -13 11 £40,000 +23.07% 2
South West -23 11 £45,000 +11.11% 10
Berkshire -3 9 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Derbyshire - 9 £40,000 -
Derby - 9 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire -3 8 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Hampshire -7 8 £52,500 +5.00% 2
West Midlands -23 8 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Southampton +5 7 £52,500 +5.00%
Bracknell - 7 £35,000 -
Kent +2 6 £50,000 +53.84%
City of London -5 6 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Cheltenham -13 6 £45,000 +20.00% 1
West Sussex -7 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Croydon - 5 £55,000 - 1
Warwickshire +14 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Surrey -6 4 £45,000 -14.28% 4
Guildford - 4 £45,000 - 4
Rugby - 4 £40,000 -

Embedded C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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++.

1 278 (100.00%) C++
2 247 (88.85%) C
3 201 (72.30%) Software Engineering
4 196 (70.50%) Embedded C
5 122 (43.88%) Linux
6 104 (37.41%) Degree
7 80 (28.78%) Windows
8 70 (25.18%) C#
9 61 (21.94%) Electronics
10 55 (19.78%) Firmware
11 54 (19.42%) Embedded Linux
12 48 (17.27%) Python
13 35 (12.59%) TCP/IP
14 34 (12.23%) Microsoft
14 34 (12.23%) .NET
14 34 (12.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 33 (11.87%) Embedded Systems
15 33 (11.87%) UML
16 31 (11.15%) Multithreading
16 31 (11.15%) Security Cleared
16 31 (11.15%) Ethernet
17 30 (10.79%) Device Driver
18 27 (9.71%) Wireless
18 27 (9.71%) Assembly Language
19 23 (8.27%) Java
20 22 (7.91%) Computer Science
20 22 (7.91%) Android
21 20 (7.19%) OO
22 19 (6.83%) Scrum
22 19 (6.83%) Image Processing

Embedded C++
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (0.36%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) MS Project
2 1 (0.36%) MS Office
2 1 (0.36%) Simulink
2 1 (0.36%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.36%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 35 (12.59%) TCP/IP
2 31 (11.15%) Ethernet
3 27 (9.71%) Wireless
4 14 (5.04%) SSL
4 14 (5.04%) Bluetooth
4 14 (5.04%) FTP
5 11 (3.96%) ZigBee
6 10 (3.60%) GSM
7 9 (3.24%) Network Security
8 8 (2.88%) Broadband
8 8 (2.88%) GPRS
9 6 (2.16%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (1.44%) LAN
11 3 (1.08%) WAN
11 3 (1.08%) IPv6
11 3 (1.08%) 802.11
11 3 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.08%) NFC
12 2 (0.72%) 4G
12 2 (0.72%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.36%) MySQL
2 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (5.40%) Subversion
2 8 (2.88%) GDB
3 7 (2.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (1.80%) GCC
5 4 (1.44%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (1.44%) JIRA
6 3 (1.08%) Bugzilla
6 3 (1.08%) VectorCAST
7 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
General
1 61 (21.94%) Electronics
2 12 (4.32%) Automotive
3 9 (3.24%) Aerospace
3 9 (3.24%) Retail
4 6 (2.16%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.16%) Finance
5 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.08%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.08%) Military
6 2 (0.72%) Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) French Language
7 1 (0.36%) German Language
7 1 (0.36%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.36%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.36%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 168 (60.43%) Software Engineer
2 127 (45.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 53 (19.06%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 46 (16.55%) C++ Software Engineer
5 32 (11.51%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 28 (10.07%) Developer
7 25 (8.99%) Embedded C Engineer
8 24 (8.63%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 18 (6.47%) C++ Developer
10 17 (6.12%) DSP Engineer
10 17 (6.12%) Software Developer
10 17 (6.12%) Embedded C++ Developer
11 16 (5.76%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 16 (5.76%) Senior Software Engineer
12 15 (5.40%) Hardware Engineer
12 15 (5.40%) C Developer
13 13 (4.68%) Linux Engineer
14 12 (4.32%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
14 12 (4.32%) Embedded Software Developer
14 12 (4.32%) Embedded C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (12.23%) .NET
2 16 (5.76%) XML
3 14 (5.04%) MFC
4 12 (4.32%) .NET Framework
5 7 (2.52%) HTML
6 5 (1.80%) Middleware
7 3 (1.08%) OpenGL
7 3 (1.08%) JSON
7 3 (1.08%) WPF
7 3 (1.08%) Qt
7 3 (1.08%) OpenCL
7 3 (1.08%) Renderscript
7 3 (1.08%) DirectCompute
8 2 (0.72%) RESTful
9 1 (0.36%) XSLT
9 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.36%) CSS
9 1 (0.36%) Web Services
9 1 (0.36%) CGI
9 1 (0.36%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 55 (19.78%) Firmware
2 34 (12.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 33 (11.87%) Embedded Systems
4 30 (10.79%) Device Driver
5 22 (7.91%) Computer Science
6 17 (6.12%) VHDL
7 13 (4.68%) Mathematics
8 11 (3.96%) Physics
9 10 (3.60%) Cryptography
10 8 (2.88%) Home Automation
11 7 (2.52%) EMV
11 7 (2.52%) EFT
12 6 (2.16%) Smartphone
13 5 (1.80%) ASIC
13 5 (1.80%) CCTV
13 5 (1.80%) Open Source
14 4 (1.44%) 3D Graphics
15 3 (1.08%) Smartcard
15 3 (1.08%) CUDA
15 3 (1.08%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 122 (43.88%) Linux
2 80 (28.78%) Windows
3 54 (19.42%) Embedded Linux
4 22 (7.91%) Android
5 12 (4.32%) Windows CE
6 11 (3.96%) Mac OS
7 7 (2.52%) VxWorks
7 7 (2.52%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.72%) UNIX
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (72.30%) Software Engineering
2 33 (11.87%) UML
3 31 (11.15%) Multithreading
4 20 (7.19%) OO
5 19 (6.83%) Scrum
5 19 (6.83%) Image Processing
6 18 (6.47%) Digital Signal Processing
6 18 (6.47%) Signal Processing
7 16 (5.76%) Software Architecture
8 14 (5.04%) Validation
9 13 (4.68%) OOD
9 13 (4.68%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (4.68%) System Testing
9 13 (4.68%) Unit Testing
9 13 (4.68%) Embedded Software Development
9 13 (4.68%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (3.60%) TDD
11 10 (3.60%) Configuration Management
12 9 (3.24%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 278 (100.00%) C++
2 247 (88.85%) C
3 196 (70.50%) Embedded C
4 70 (25.18%) C#
5 48 (17.27%) Python
6 27 (9.71%) Assembly Language
7 23 (8.27%) Java
8 16 (5.76%) Perl
9 9 (3.24%) Ruby
9 9 (3.24%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.24%) Groovy
10 8 (2.88%) JavaScript
11 6 (2.16%) SQL
12 4 (1.44%) MATLAB
12 4 (1.44%) VB
13 3 (1.08%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.08%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.08%) VB6
14 1 (0.36%) PHP
14 1 (0.36%) AWK
Qualifications
1 104 (37.41%) Degree
2 31 (11.15%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.32%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.32%) JTAG
2 4 (1.44%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.72%) TickIT
3 2 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.36%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 34 (12.23%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.96%) EMC
3 8 (2.88%) NEC
4 7 (2.52%) QNX
5 5 (1.80%) VeriFone
6 3 (1.08%) MKS
6 3 (1.08%) Fujitsu
6 3 (1.08%) Altera
7 2 (0.72%) Freescale
7 2 (0.72%) Xilinx
7 2 (0.72%) Intel
7 2 (0.72%) Hitachi
7 2 (0.72%) Motorola
8 1 (0.36%) Adobe
8 1 (0.36%) Apple
8 1 (0.36%) Green Hills
8 1 (0.36%) Twitter
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