The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 661 599 574
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -25
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 242 301 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.53% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 239 253 318
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60331 57156 63037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.59% 52.57% 53.59%
Number of salaries quoted 51172 49005 55452
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -63 224 £40,000 - 93
South East +17 80 £41,250 +0.60% 10
East of England -37 39 £42,500 -5.55% 40
Cambridgeshire -12 32 £40,000 -11.11% 32
Cambridge -8 31 £40,000 -14.43% 23
East Midlands -5 27 £40,000 +23.07% 8
London -38 24 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Derbyshire +8 22 £40,000 +23.07% 5
South West -55 19 £39,000 -17.89% 17
Buckinghamshire +8 18 £36,500 -14.11% 1
Derby -1 18 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Yorkshire -30 18 £42,500 - 2
Hampshire -3 16 £31,500 -31.52% 1
West Midlands +2 14 £40,000 +10.34% 4
South Yorkshire - 12 £30,920 -
Kent +3 11 £47,500 +46.15%
Scotland -4 11 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Berkshire -3 10 £35,000 -15.15% 5
Oxfordshire +8 9 £45,000 -12.19% 1
High Wycombe +1 9 £35,000 -17.64%
Sheffield - 9 £30,920 -
Southampton +9 8 £31,500 -37.00%
Milton Keynes 0 8 £40,000 - 1
Dorset -8 8 £29,000 +41.46%
Croydon - 8 £55,000 - 2
Bracknell - 8 £35,000 - 1
North Yorkshire -6 7 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Surrey -7 7 £45,000 -10.00%
Broadstairs - 7 £47,500 -
Middlesex +11 6 £52,500 +23.52% 1

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 472 (97.32%) C
2 334 (68.87%) Software Engineering
3 314 (64.74%) C++
4 215 (44.33%) Embedded C++
5 182 (37.53%) Linux
6 176 (36.29%) Degree
7 141 (29.07%) Electronics
8 113 (23.30%) Firmware
9 105 (21.65%) Windows
10 89 (18.35%) Ethernet
11 86 (17.73%) Python
11 86 (17.73%) C#
12 67 (13.81%) Device Driver
13 66 (13.61%) Assembly Language
14 61 (12.58%) TCP/IP
15 60 (12.37%) Embedded Systems
16 53 (10.93%) Embedded Linux
17 52 (10.72%) Wireless
18 51 (10.52%) .NET
18 51 (10.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 46 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
19 46 (9.48%) Java
20 44 (9.07%) Computer Science
21 43 (8.87%) Multithreading
22 39 (8.04%) Security Cleared
23 36 (7.42%) Scrum
24 32 (6.60%) UML
24 32 (6.60%) Bluetooth
24 32 (6.60%) Android
24 32 (6.60%) Embedded Software Development

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (1.24%) SAS
2 3 (0.62%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (1.65%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.03%) MS Office
3 5 (1.03%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.21%) TargetLink
4 1 (0.21%) Simulink
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (18.35%) Ethernet
2 61 (12.58%) TCP/IP
3 52 (10.72%) Wireless
4 32 (6.60%) Bluetooth
5 27 (5.57%) GSM
6 25 (5.15%) HTTP
7 24 (4.95%) GPRS
8 23 (4.74%) ZigBee
9 18 (3.71%) Wi-Fi
10 16 (3.30%) FTP
11 12 (2.47%) IGMP
11 12 (2.47%) RTSP
12 10 (2.06%) SSL
13 9 (1.86%) Network Security
14 7 (1.44%) Broadband
14 7 (1.44%) RTP
14 7 (1.44%) 3G
15 6 (1.24%) NFC
16 5 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
16 5 (1.03%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.82%) SQL Server
1 4 (0.82%) MySQL
2 3 (0.62%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.21%) Big Data
4 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.21%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 29 (5.98%) Subversion
2 12 (2.47%) PVCS
3 11 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (1.86%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.65%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (1.65%) WinDbg
6 7 (1.44%) VectorCAST
6 7 (1.44%) GCC
6 7 (1.44%) GDB
7 5 (1.03%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.62%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.41%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.41%) Valgrind
9 2 (0.41%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.41%) CppUnit
10 1 (0.21%) Juju
10 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.21%) GNU Toolchain
10 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
General
1 141 (29.07%) Electronics
2 31 (6.39%) Manufacturing
3 24 (4.95%) Aerospace
4 23 (4.74%) Automotive
5 16 (3.30%) Multimedia
6 15 (3.09%) Retail
7 14 (2.89%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.47%) Marketing
9 11 (2.27%) Finance
10 8 (1.65%) Military
10 8 (1.65%) Avionics
11 6 (1.24%) Games
11 6 (1.24%) Banking
12 4 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.21%) French Language
13 1 (0.21%) German Language
13 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.21%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 284 (58.56%) Software Engineer
2 165 (34.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 66 (13.61%) Developer
4 60 (12.37%) Senior Software Engineer
5 58 (11.96%) Embedded C Engineer
6 43 (8.87%) C Software Engineer
7 40 (8.25%) C Developer
8 37 (7.63%) Embedded C Developer
9 35 (7.22%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 32 (6.60%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 32 (6.60%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 31 (6.39%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
12 30 (6.19%) Firmware Engineer
13 24 (4.95%) C++ Software Engineer
14 21 (4.33%) Software Developer
15 17 (3.51%) C++ Developer
15 17 (3.51%) Electronics Engineer
15 17 (3.51%) Junior
16 16 (3.30%) Hardware Engineer
16 16 (3.30%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (10.52%) .NET
2 28 (5.77%) MFC
3 25 (5.15%) HTML
4 13 (2.68%) Middleware
4 13 (2.68%) Flash
4 13 (2.68%) XML
5 10 (2.06%) OpenGL
6 9 (1.86%) Qt
7 6 (1.24%) Direct3D
8 5 (1.03%) REST
8 5 (1.03%) CSS
9 4 (0.82%) WinForms
10 3 (0.62%) OpenCL
10 3 (0.62%) Renderscript
10 3 (0.62%) DirectCompute
10 3 (0.62%) OSGi
11 2 (0.41%) WPF
11 2 (0.41%) Django
12 1 (0.21%) iOS SDK
12 1 (0.21%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 113 (23.30%) Firmware
2 67 (13.81%) Device Driver
3 60 (12.37%) Embedded Systems
4 51 (10.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 44 (9.07%) Computer Science
6 28 (5.77%) VHDL
7 27 (5.57%) MPEG
8 23 (4.74%) Streaming Video
9 22 (4.54%) Physics
10 16 (3.30%) IPTV
11 15 (3.09%) CAN bus
11 15 (3.09%) Mathematics
12 12 (2.47%) Digital Media
13 10 (2.06%) 3D Graphics
14 9 (1.86%) STB
15 8 (1.65%) Home Automation
16 6 (1.24%) Smartcard
16 6 (1.24%) Open Source
16 6 (1.24%) Visualisation
16 6 (1.24%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 182 (37.53%) Linux
2 105 (21.65%) Windows
3 53 (10.93%) Embedded Linux
4 32 (6.60%) Android
5 11 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.27%) Mac OS
5 11 (2.27%) Windows CE
6 7 (1.44%) VxWorks
7 6 (1.24%) UNIX
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (68.87%) Software Engineering
2 46 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (8.87%) Multithreading
4 36 (7.42%) Scrum
5 32 (6.60%) UML
5 32 (6.60%) Embedded Software Development
6 23 (4.74%) Unit Testing
7 22 (4.54%) Configuration Management
8 20 (4.12%) OO
8 20 (4.12%) Image Processing
9 19 (3.92%) OOD
10 18 (3.71%) Validation
10 18 (3.71%) TDD
11 16 (3.30%) Signal Processing
12 15 (3.09%) Digital Signal Processing
12 15 (3.09%) System Testing
12 15 (3.09%) Software Architecture
13 10 (2.06%) Android Development
14 9 (1.86%) OOP
14 9 (1.86%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 472 (97.32%) C
2 314 (64.74%) C++
3 215 (44.33%) Embedded C++
4 86 (17.73%) Python
4 86 (17.73%) C#
5 66 (13.61%) Assembly Language
6 46 (9.48%) Java
7 31 (6.39%) JavaScript
8 22 (4.54%) Perl
9 20 (4.12%) SQL
10 11 (2.27%) Bash Shell
10 11 (2.27%) VB
11 10 (2.06%) MATLAB
12 9 (1.86%) Groovy
12 9 (1.86%) Ruby
13 8 (1.65%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.03%) C-shell
14 5 (1.03%) Lua
15 3 (0.62%) VC++
15 3 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 176 (36.29%) Degree
2 39 (8.04%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.09%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.62%) PhD
5 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.74%) JTAG
2 10 (2.06%) TickIT
3 9 (1.86%) IEC 61508
4 8 (1.65%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.41%) QA
5 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (0.41%) KVM
2 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (5.57%) Microsoft
2 19 (3.92%) EMC
3 9 (1.86%) Perforce
4 8 (1.65%) NEC
4 8 (1.65%) Freescale
5 7 (1.44%) MKS
5 7 (1.44%) Fujitsu
6 4 (0.82%) Xilinx
6 4 (0.82%) Altera
7 3 (0.62%) Atmel
7 3 (0.62%) QNX
8 2 (0.41%) Intel
8 2 (0.41%) Hitachi
8 2 (0.41%) Motorola
8 2 (0.41%) Apple
8 2 (0.41%) Adobe
8 2 (0.41%) Coverity
9 1 (0.21%) Twitter
9 1 (0.21%) VeriFone
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle
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