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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C
Rank 694 700 623
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -77
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 207 211 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 0.36% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 160 204 235
Average salary £40,000 £41,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.19% +4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,920 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
56587 58638 55978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.12% 51.04% 52.70%
Number of salaries quoted 48340 49168 48136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 31 August 2015 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 31 August 2015. 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 +22 201 £40,000 -5.88% 76
South East +18 64 £40,000 -11.11% 23
East of England +7 45 £52,500 +22.09% 21
East Midlands +2 31 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Hampshire +44 29 £40,000 -13.51% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 29 £65,000 +44.44% 12
Cambridge 0 23 £65,000 +44.44% 5
Havant - 23 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +13 22 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Derbyshire -11 20 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Derby +2 19 £35,000 -12.50% 1
West Midlands -13 16 £30,500 -23.75% 7
Worcestershire +12 14 £35,000 +7.69% 3
South Yorkshire +8 14 £36,000 +9.22% 1
London +1 14 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Berkshire +15 13 £50,000 +42.85% 5
Barnsley - 11 £36,000 - 1
Newbury - 10 - -
Oxfordshire -1 9 £36,500 -18.88% 2
Redditch +3 8 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Nottingham +1 8 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Nottinghamshire -7 8 £37,500 -11.76% 1
City of London +21 7 £52,500 +16.66%
Hertfordshire +4 7 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Oxford +1 7 £35,000 -33.33%
North Yorkshire -1 6 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Essex -9 6 £45,000 +5.88% 3
South West -20 6 £40,500 +3.84% 10
Worcester - 6 £35,500 - 1
Harrogate - 6 £40,000 - 1

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 466 (96.28%) C
2 362 (74.79%) C++
3 351 (72.52%) Software Engineering
4 290 (59.92%) Embedded C++
5 198 (40.91%) Firmware
6 161 (33.26%) Linux
7 142 (29.34%) Electronics
8 115 (23.76%) Degree
9 78 (16.12%) Automotive
10 75 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
11 74 (15.29%) Assembly Language
11 74 (15.29%) Windows
12 73 (15.08%) Ethernet
13 67 (13.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 66 (13.64%) Manufacturing
15 64 (13.22%) Embedded Systems
16 63 (13.02%) UML
17 60 (12.40%) TCP/IP
18 58 (11.98%) C#
19 56 (11.57%) Computer Science
19 56 (11.57%) Algorithms
20 54 (11.16%) Subversion
21 47 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
22 45 (9.30%) Python
23 41 (8.47%) Telematics
24 40 (8.26%) .NET
25 38 (7.85%) JIRA
26 36 (7.44%) UNIX
27 34 (7.02%) EMC
28 33 (6.82%) QNX

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (0.41%) Apache
1 2 (0.41%) SAS
2 1 (0.21%) Node.js
2 1 (0.21%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (6.40%) Simulink
2 22 (4.55%) TargetLink
3 3 (0.62%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (15.08%) Ethernet
2 60 (12.40%) TCP/IP
3 27 (5.58%) Bluetooth
4 24 (4.96%) Wireless
5 22 (4.55%) Profibus
6 16 (3.31%) RFID
6 16 (3.31%) Internet
7 15 (3.10%) VoIP
8 12 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (1.86%) GSM
10 8 (1.65%) SNMP
10 8 (1.65%) ZigBee
11 7 (1.45%) DHCP
11 7 (1.45%) HTTP
12 6 (1.24%) RTCP
12 6 (1.24%) RTP
12 6 (1.24%) Q.931
12 6 (1.24%) VLAN
12 6 (1.24%) IGMP
12 6 (1.24%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.62%) SQL Server
1 3 (0.62%) SQLite
2 2 (0.41%) Big Data
2 2 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (11.16%) Subversion
2 38 (7.85%) JIRA
3 32 (6.61%) TeamCity
4 27 (5.58%) Visual Studio
5 18 (3.72%) Git (software)
6 11 (2.27%) VectorCAST
6 11 (2.27%) CANoe
7 7 (1.45%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.24%) LabVIEW
8 6 (1.24%) GDB
9 4 (0.83%) WinDbg
10 3 (0.62%) GCC
10 3 (0.62%) PVCS
11 2 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (0.41%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.21%) jEdit
12 1 (0.21%) Rational Rhapsody
12 1 (0.21%) Redmine
12 1 (0.21%) Trac
General
1 142 (29.34%) Electronics
2 78 (16.12%) Automotive
3 66 (13.64%) Manufacturing
4 22 (4.55%) Finance
5 16 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.48%) Aerospace
7 11 (2.27%) Marketing
8 8 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.03%) Banking
10 3 (0.62%) Front Office
11 2 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 292 (60.33%) Software Engineer
2 180 (37.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 70 (14.46%) Developer
4 56 (11.57%) Firmware Engineer
5 51 (10.54%) Senior Software Engineer
6 38 (7.85%) Design Engineer
7 30 (6.20%) Embedded C Engineer
8 29 (5.99%) C Developer
8 29 (5.99%) Principal Engineer
9 27 (5.58%) Electronics Engineer
10 25 (5.17%) C Software Engineer
10 25 (5.17%) Embedded C Developer
11 24 (4.96%) Principal Software Engineer
12 23 (4.75%) Hardware Engineer
12 23 (4.75%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
13 20 (4.13%) C++ Software Engineer
14 18 (3.72%) Embedded C Software Engineer
15 16 (3.31%) C++ Developer
16 15 (3.10%) Software Developer
17 14 (2.89%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (8.26%) .NET
2 23 (4.75%) HTML
3 17 (3.51%) CSS
3 17 (3.51%) Qt
4 11 (2.27%) HTML5
4 11 (2.27%) OpenCL
5 10 (2.07%) XML
5 10 (2.07%) GWT
5 10 (2.07%) SWT
6 7 (1.45%) MFC
7 6 (1.24%) FreeSWITCH
8 5 (1.03%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.83%) WPF
9 4 (0.83%) OpenGL
9 4 (0.83%) QML
10 3 (0.62%) Direct3D
10 3 (0.62%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.62%) Ajax
11 2 (0.41%) Silverlight
11 2 (0.41%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 75 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (13.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 64 (13.22%) Embedded Systems
4 56 (11.57%) Computer Science
4 56 (11.57%) Algorithms
5 41 (8.47%) Telematics
6 25 (5.17%) CAN bus
7 24 (4.96%) Mathematics
8 21 (4.34%) Physics
9 17 (3.51%) Robotics
10 16 (3.31%) Device Driver
11 15 (3.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 14 (2.89%) VHDL
13 11 (2.27%) Mobile App
14 8 (1.65%) GIS
15 7 (1.45%) Internet of Things
16 6 (1.24%) DTV
17 5 (1.03%) Mechatronics
18 3 (0.62%) Visualisation
18 3 (0.62%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 161 (33.26%) Linux
2 74 (15.29%) Windows
3 36 (7.44%) UNIX
4 30 (6.20%) Embedded Linux
5 11 (2.27%) VxWorks
6 9 (1.86%) Android
7 8 (1.65%) Windows CE
8 4 (0.83%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.83%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.21%) OpenWrt
9 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (72.52%) Software Engineering
2 63 (13.02%) UML
3 47 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (6.61%) OO
4 32 (6.61%) Embedded Software Development
4 32 (6.61%) SDLC
5 28 (5.79%) Multithreading
6 24 (4.96%) Configuration Management
7 23 (4.75%) Signal Processing
8 19 (3.93%) Project Management
9 18 (3.72%) Validation
10 17 (3.51%) OOD
11 12 (2.48%) TDD
12 11 (2.27%) Data Analysis
12 11 (2.27%) OOP
12 11 (2.27%) Time Management
13 10 (2.07%) Scrum
13 10 (2.07%) Web Development
14 9 (1.86%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (1.86%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 466 (96.28%) C
2 362 (74.79%) C++
3 290 (59.92%) Embedded C++
4 74 (15.29%) Assembly Language
5 58 (11.98%) C#
6 45 (9.30%) Python
7 30 (6.20%) Java
7 30 (6.20%) MATLAB
8 27 (5.58%) ANSI C
9 24 (4.96%) JavaScript
10 22 (4.55%) SQL
11 11 (2.27%) Perl
12 10 (2.07%) Go
13 6 (1.24%) VB
14 4 (0.83%) PHP
14 4 (0.83%) VC++
15 3 (0.62%) Ruby
15 3 (0.62%) C-shell
15 3 (0.62%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 115 (23.76%) Degree
2 27 (5.58%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.51%) PhD
4 5 (1.03%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.62%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.62%) HNC
5 3 (0.62%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.65%) ISO 9001
1 8 (1.65%) JTAG
2 6 (1.24%) ISO 9000
3 4 (0.83%) QA
4 3 (0.62%) TickIT
5 2 (0.41%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.21%) DO-178B
System Software
1 198 (40.91%) Firmware
Vendors
1 34 (7.02%) EMC
2 33 (6.82%) QNX
3 26 (5.37%) Fujitsu
4 20 (4.13%) Renesas
5 19 (3.93%) Atmel
6 16 (3.31%) Freescale
7 15 (3.10%) Mentor Graphics
7 15 (3.10%) NEC
8 11 (2.27%) MKS
9 8 (1.65%) Microsoft
10 7 (1.45%) IBM
11 4 (0.83%) SAP
12 3 (0.62%) i2
12 3 (0.62%) Xilinx
13 2 (0.41%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.41%) Cisco
13 2 (0.41%) Juniper
13 2 (0.41%) Xamarin
14 1 (0.21%) Lauterbach
14 1 (0.21%) Twitter
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