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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 711 612 614
Rank change year-on-year
-99 +2
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 192 271 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 0.48% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 175 227 278
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,875
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.31%

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
58102 56474 62168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.75% 52.93% 53.65%
Number of salaries quoted 48669 48759 54500
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 £28,000 £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 19 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 19 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 -98 171 £42,500 +6.25% 99
South East -26 55 £47,500 +5.55% 45
East of England -42 53 £43,750 +2.94% 27
Cambridgeshire -17 39 £45,000 +5.88% 22
Cambridge -20 38 £45,000 - 17
East Midlands +5 18 £37,500 +7.14% 3
South West -47 17 £39,000 +4.00% 11
Derbyshire - 15 £37,500 -
Wales +8 14 £37,500 -11.76% 3
West Midlands -15 14 £35,000 +7.69% 1
London -30 14 £45,000 - 3
Middlesex +8 12 £50,000 - 4
Derby - 11 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +14 10 £35,000 - 6
Kent - 9 £47,500 - 1
Hampshire -4 8 £48,750 +30.00% 7
Gloucestershire -20 7 £42,000 +12.00% 1
North Wales - 7 £37,500 - 1
Denbighshire - 7 £37,500 - 1
St Asaph - 7 £37,500 - 1
South Wales +12 6 £39,000 -8.23% 2
Coventry -15 6 £32,500 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £35,000 - 2
City of London +8 5 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Berkshire +4 5 £35,000 +3.70% 7
Essex +3 5 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Dorset -2 5 £29,000 -38.94% 4
Surrey -10 5 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Scotland -13 5 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Yorkshire -46 5 £42,500 +41.66% 1

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 439 (98.43%) C
2 308 (69.06%) Software Engineering
3 299 (67.04%) C++
4 193 (43.27%) Embedded C++
5 184 (41.26%) Degree
6 177 (39.69%) Linux
7 139 (31.17%) Electronics
8 105 (23.54%) Windows
9 96 (21.52%) Firmware
10 91 (20.40%) C#
11 86 (19.28%) Python
12 73 (16.37%) Device Driver
13 72 (16.14%) Agile Software Development
14 68 (15.25%) Ethernet
15 58 (13.00%) Embedded Linux
16 56 (12.56%) TCP/IP
17 52 (11.66%) Embedded Systems
18 51 (11.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 50 (11.21%) Computer Science
20 49 (10.99%) .NET
21 48 (10.76%) Java
22 47 (10.54%) Wireless
23 46 (10.31%) Security Cleared
24 43 (9.64%) Assembly Language
25 41 (9.19%) Mentoring
26 36 (8.07%) Multithreading
27 34 (7.62%) GSM
28 32 (7.17%) Perl
29 31 (6.95%) Android
30 30 (6.73%) Microsoft

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 6 (1.35%) SAS
2 3 (0.67%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (2.24%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.79%) MS Office
3 6 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.12%) TargetLink
4 5 (1.12%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.90%) Simulink
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (15.25%) Ethernet
2 56 (12.56%) TCP/IP
3 47 (10.54%) Wireless
4 34 (7.62%) GSM
5 27 (6.05%) HTTP
6 24 (5.38%) GPRS
7 19 (4.26%) Bluetooth
8 17 (3.81%) ZigBee
9 16 (3.59%) FTP
10 15 (3.36%) 3G
11 13 (2.91%) LTE
12 11 (2.47%) 4G
13 10 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (2.24%) SSL
14 9 (2.02%) UMTS
14 9 (2.02%) 2G
14 9 (2.02%) Network Security
15 8 (1.79%) RTSP
15 8 (1.79%) IGMP
15 8 (1.79%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.47%) MySQL
2 5 (1.12%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.22%) MS Access
4 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.22%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (5.61%) Subversion
2 10 (2.24%) WinDbg
2 10 (2.24%) GDB
3 8 (1.79%) PVCS
4 7 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (1.57%) GCC
5 5 (1.12%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (1.12%) JIRA
6 4 (0.90%) CppUnit
6 4 (0.90%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.90%) ClearCase
6 4 (0.90%) Valgrind
6 4 (0.90%) VectorCAST
7 3 (0.67%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (0.67%) Bugzilla
7 3 (0.67%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.45%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.22%) Juju
General
1 139 (31.17%) Electronics
2 28 (6.28%) Automotive
3 21 (4.71%) Manufacturing
4 20 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 19 (4.26%) Aerospace
6 17 (3.81%) Multimedia
7 10 (2.24%) Military
8 9 (2.02%) Avionics
8 9 (2.02%) Marketing
9 7 (1.57%) Banking
9 7 (1.57%) Retail
9 7 (1.57%) Finance
10 4 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.67%) Games
12 1 (0.22%) Legal
12 1 (0.22%) French Language
12 1 (0.22%) German Language
12 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.22%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 256 (57.40%) Software Engineer
2 140 (31.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 71 (15.92%) Developer
4 58 (13.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 47 (10.54%) Embedded C Engineer
6 38 (8.52%) C Developer
7 34 (7.62%) Embedded C Developer
8 33 (7.40%) C Software Engineer
9 29 (6.50%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 28 (6.28%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 24 (5.38%) Software Developer
11 24 (5.38%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 24 (5.38%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 22 (4.93%) C++ Software Engineer
13 20 (4.48%) C++ Developer
13 20 (4.48%) Firmware Engineer
14 19 (4.26%) Principal Engineer
14 19 (4.26%) Senior Developer
14 19 (4.26%) Electronics Engineer
15 17 (3.81%) DSP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (10.99%) .NET
2 22 (4.93%) HTML
3 18 (4.04%) MFC
4 14 (3.14%) XML
4 14 (3.14%) Middleware
5 12 (2.69%) Flash
5 12 (2.69%) OpenGL
6 8 (1.79%) Direct3D
7 5 (1.12%) CSS
7 5 (1.12%) REST
8 4 (0.90%) WinForms
8 4 (0.90%) OpenCL
9 3 (0.67%) Renderscript
9 3 (0.67%) DirectCompute
9 3 (0.67%) Qt
9 3 (0.67%) WPF
10 2 (0.45%) Django
10 2 (0.45%) OSGi
11 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 1 (0.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 96 (21.52%) Firmware
2 73 (16.37%) Device Driver
3 52 (11.66%) Embedded Systems
4 51 (11.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 50 (11.21%) Computer Science
6 28 (6.28%) Physics
7 25 (5.61%) VHDL
7 25 (5.61%) MPEG
8 23 (5.16%) Streaming Video
9 20 (4.48%) Mathematics
10 16 (3.59%) IPTV
11 12 (2.69%) 3D Graphics
11 12 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (2.02%) CAN bus
12 9 (2.02%) STB
13 8 (1.79%) Visualisation
13 8 (1.79%) Open Source
13 8 (1.79%) Home Automation
14 7 (1.57%) Digital Media
15 6 (1.35%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 177 (39.69%) Linux
2 105 (23.54%) Windows
3 58 (13.00%) Embedded Linux
4 31 (6.95%) Android
5 12 (2.69%) Mac OS
5 12 (2.69%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.02%) Windows CE
7 7 (1.57%) VxWorks
8 4 (0.90%) UNIX
9 2 (0.45%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.22%) pSOS
10 1 (0.22%) Fedora
10 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (69.06%) Software Engineering
2 72 (16.14%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (9.19%) Mentoring
4 36 (8.07%) Multithreading
5 28 (6.28%) Scrum
6 25 (5.61%) Configuration Management
6 25 (5.61%) Signal Processing
6 25 (5.61%) Embedded Software Development
7 23 (5.16%) OOD
8 22 (4.93%) UML
8 22 (4.93%) OO
8 22 (4.93%) Digital Signal Processing
8 22 (4.93%) Image Processing
9 18 (4.04%) Unit Testing
10 15 (3.36%) Validation
10 15 (3.36%) Kalman Filter
11 14 (3.14%) System Testing
11 14 (3.14%) Software Architecture
12 12 (2.69%) TDD
13 11 (2.47%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 439 (98.43%) C
2 299 (67.04%) C++
3 193 (43.27%) Embedded C++
4 91 (20.40%) C#
5 86 (19.28%) Python
6 48 (10.76%) Java
7 43 (9.64%) Assembly Language
8 32 (7.17%) Perl
9 27 (6.05%) JavaScript
10 18 (4.04%) Bash Shell
11 15 (3.36%) SQL
12 10 (2.24%) Ruby
13 9 (2.02%) MATLAB
13 9 (2.02%) Groovy
14 8 (1.79%) VB
14 8 (1.79%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.12%) Lua
16 4 (0.90%) C-shell
17 3 (0.67%) VC++
17 3 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 184 (41.26%) Degree
2 46 (10.31%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.36%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.22%) MCP
4 1 (0.22%) PhD
4 1 (0.22%) ISEB
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.48%) JTAG
2 5 (1.12%) DO-178B
3 4 (0.90%) TickIT
4 3 (0.67%) QA
4 3 (0.67%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.45%) KVM
Vendors
1 30 (6.73%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.71%) EMC
3 8 (1.79%) NEC
4 7 (1.57%) VMware
5 5 (1.12%) Atmel
6 4 (0.90%) Altera
6 4 (0.90%) MKS
6 4 (0.90%) Perforce
6 4 (0.90%) Xilinx
6 4 (0.90%) Fujitsu
6 4 (0.90%) Coverity
7 3 (0.67%) QNX
7 3 (0.67%) Freescale
8 2 (0.45%) Intel
8 2 (0.45%) Adobe
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle
9 1 (0.22%) Sybase
9 1 (0.22%) JBoss
9 1 (0.22%) Sun
9 1 (0.22%) Hitachi
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