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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 733 609 618
Rank change year-on-year
-124 +9
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 182 276 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 0.49% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 165 237 286
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
57652 56716 62660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.61% 53.02% 53.55%
Number of salaries quoted 48360 48904 54833
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 30 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 30 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 -139 160 £42,500 +6.25% 129
East of England -32 54 £42,500 +6.25% 38
South East -38 52 £47,500 +5.55% 58
Cambridgeshire -19 38 £45,000 +9.09% 32
Cambridge -11 36 £45,000 - 27
East Midlands +2 17 £37,500 -6.25% 4
South West -45 17 £39,000 +4.00% 14
Wales +16 15 £38,750 -8.82% 3
West Midlands -16 14 £33,750 +3.84% 2
Derbyshire - 14 £37,500 - 1
Middlesex +6 12 £50,000 - 4
Buckinghamshire +19 10 £35,000 - 12
Derby - 10 £40,000 -
London -19 9 £46,250 -2.63% 1
Hampshire -16 8 £48,750 +25.80% 5
Denbighshire - 8 £38,750 - 1
St Asaph - 8 £38,750 - 1
Kent - 8 £47,500 - 2
North Wales - 8 £38,750 - 1
Gloucestershire -18 7 £42,000 +12.00% 1
Milton Keynes - 7 £35,000 - 4
South Wales +22 6 £39,000 -8.23% 2
Essex +3 6 £42,500 +3.03% 2
Coventry -17 6 £32,500 -
Surrey -17 6 £45,000 - 5
Dorset 0 5 £29,000 -38.94% 4
Scotland -12 5 £35,000 -12.50% 3
City of London +21 4 £46,250 -7.50% 1
Chelmsford +2 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Berkshire -5 4 £35,000 -7.28% 11

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 429 (98.39%) C
2 295 (67.66%) Software Engineering
3 285 (65.37%) C++
4 185 (42.43%) Degree
5 181 (41.51%) Embedded C++
6 168 (38.53%) Linux
7 141 (32.34%) Electronics
8 100 (22.94%) Windows
9 96 (22.02%) Firmware
10 87 (19.95%) Python
10 87 (19.95%) C#
11 73 (16.74%) Device Driver
12 70 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
13 63 (14.45%) Ethernet
13 63 (14.45%) Algorithms
14 53 (12.16%) Embedded Linux
14 53 (12.16%) TCP/IP
15 51 (11.70%) Embedded Systems
16 50 (11.47%) Computer Science
16 50 (11.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 48 (11.01%) Security Cleared
18 46 (10.55%) Java
18 46 (10.55%) .NET
19 45 (10.32%) Wireless
20 41 (9.40%) Assembly Language
21 39 (8.94%) Mentoring
22 35 (8.03%) GSM
23 33 (7.57%) Multithreading
24 32 (7.34%) Perl
25 30 (6.88%) Microsoft

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (1.38%) SAS
2 3 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.83%) MS Office
3 6 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.38%) TargetLink
3 6 (1.38%) Simulink
4 5 (1.15%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (14.45%) Ethernet
2 53 (12.16%) TCP/IP
3 45 (10.32%) Wireless
4 35 (8.03%) GSM
5 28 (6.42%) HTTP
6 24 (5.50%) GPRS
7 17 (3.90%) ZigBee
8 16 (3.67%) Bluetooth
9 15 (3.44%) 3G
10 14 (3.21%) LTE
11 13 (2.98%) FTP
12 11 (2.52%) 4G
13 10 (2.29%) UMTS
14 9 (2.06%) 2G
14 9 (2.06%) Network Security
14 9 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (1.83%) RTSP
15 8 (1.83%) IGMP
15 8 (1.83%) RTP
15 8 (1.83%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.75%) MySQL
2 5 (1.15%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.46%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.23%) MS Access
4 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.23%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (5.50%) Subversion
2 10 (2.29%) WinDbg
2 10 (2.29%) GDB
3 7 (1.61%) GCC
4 5 (1.15%) JIRA
4 5 (1.15%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.15%) PVCS
4 5 (1.15%) ClearCase
5 4 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (0.92%) CppUnit
5 4 (0.92%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.92%) Valgrind
5 4 (0.92%) VectorCAST
6 3 (0.69%) Bugzilla
6 3 (0.69%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.46%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.46%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.23%) Juju
8 1 (0.23%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 141 (32.34%) Electronics
2 28 (6.42%) Automotive
3 22 (5.05%) Manufacturing
3 22 (5.05%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.90%) Aerospace
5 15 (3.44%) Multimedia
6 9 (2.06%) Marketing
6 9 (2.06%) Avionics
6 9 (2.06%) Military
7 8 (1.83%) Finance
8 7 (1.61%) Banking
9 5 (1.15%) Retail
10 4 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.46%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 243 (55.73%) Software Engineer
2 130 (29.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 74 (16.97%) Developer
4 56 (12.84%) Senior Software Engineer
5 46 (10.55%) Embedded C Engineer
6 39 (8.94%) C Developer
7 35 (8.03%) Embedded C Developer
8 32 (7.34%) C Software Engineer
9 28 (6.42%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 27 (6.19%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 25 (5.73%) Software Developer
12 23 (5.28%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
12 23 (5.28%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 21 (4.82%) C++ Software Engineer
13 21 (4.82%) Firmware Engineer
14 20 (4.59%) C++ Developer
14 20 (4.59%) Senior Developer
15 19 (4.36%) Electronics Engineer
16 18 (4.13%) Design Engineer
16 18 (4.13%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (10.55%) .NET
2 21 (4.82%) HTML
3 17 (3.90%) MFC
4 15 (3.44%) Middleware
5 12 (2.75%) OpenGL
6 11 (2.52%) Flash
7 9 (2.06%) XML
8 8 (1.83%) Direct3D
9 5 (1.15%) CSS
9 5 (1.15%) REST
10 4 (0.92%) WinForms
11 3 (0.69%) OpenCL
11 3 (0.69%) Qt
11 3 (0.69%) WPF
12 2 (0.46%) Django
12 2 (0.46%) OSGi
12 2 (0.46%) Renderscript
12 2 (0.46%) DirectCompute
13 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC 2
13 1 (0.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 73 (16.74%) Device Driver
2 63 (14.45%) Algorithms
3 51 (11.70%) Embedded Systems
4 50 (11.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 50 (11.47%) Computer Science
5 28 (6.42%) Physics
6 26 (5.96%) VHDL
7 25 (5.73%) MPEG
8 23 (5.28%) Streaming Video
9 20 (4.59%) Mathematics
10 16 (3.67%) IPTV
11 12 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (2.29%) 3D Graphics
13 8 (1.83%) STB
13 8 (1.83%) Visualisation
13 8 (1.83%) Open Source
13 8 (1.83%) Home Automation
14 7 (1.61%) Digital Media
14 7 (1.61%) CAN bus
15 6 (1.38%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 168 (38.53%) Linux
2 100 (22.94%) Windows
3 53 (12.16%) Embedded Linux
4 30 (6.88%) Android
5 13 (2.98%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.75%) Mac OS
7 8 (1.83%) Windows CE
8 5 (1.15%) VxWorks
9 4 (0.92%) UNIX
10 2 (0.46%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.23%) pSOS
11 1 (0.23%) Fedora
11 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (67.66%) Software Engineering
2 70 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (8.94%) Mentoring
4 33 (7.57%) Multithreading
5 27 (6.19%) Scrum
6 26 (5.96%) Embedded Software Development
7 25 (5.73%) Signal Processing
7 25 (5.73%) Configuration Management
8 22 (5.05%) OO
8 22 (5.05%) OOD
8 22 (5.05%) Image Processing
9 21 (4.82%) Digital Signal Processing
10 18 (4.13%) UML
11 16 (3.67%) Unit Testing
12 15 (3.44%) Validation
12 15 (3.44%) Software Architecture
12 15 (3.44%) Kalman Filter
13 13 (2.98%) System Testing
14 12 (2.75%) Requirements Analysis
15 11 (2.52%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 429 (98.39%) C
2 285 (65.37%) C++
3 181 (41.51%) Embedded C++
4 87 (19.95%) Python
4 87 (19.95%) C#
5 46 (10.55%) Java
6 41 (9.40%) Assembly Language
7 32 (7.34%) Perl
8 26 (5.96%) JavaScript
9 19 (4.36%) Bash Shell
10 15 (3.44%) SQL
11 11 (2.52%) MATLAB
12 10 (2.29%) Ruby
13 9 (2.06%) Groovy
14 8 (1.83%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.61%) VB
16 5 (1.15%) Lua
17 4 (0.92%) C-shell
18 3 (0.69%) VC++
18 3 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 185 (42.43%) Degree
2 48 (11.01%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.23%) MCP
4 1 (0.23%) PhD
4 1 (0.23%) ISEB
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.59%) JTAG
2 3 (0.69%) QA
3 2 (0.46%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.46%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.23%) TickIT
System Software
1 96 (22.02%) Firmware
2 8 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.46%) KVM
Vendors
1 30 (6.88%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.82%) EMC
3 8 (1.83%) NEC
3 8 (1.83%) VMware
4 5 (1.15%) Atmel
5 4 (0.92%) Altera
5 4 (0.92%) MKS
5 4 (0.92%) Xilinx
5 4 (0.92%) Fujitsu
5 4 (0.92%) Coverity
6 3 (0.69%) Perforce
6 3 (0.69%) Freescale
7 2 (0.46%) QNX
7 2 (0.46%) Intel
7 2 (0.46%) Adobe
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle
8 1 (0.23%) Sybase
8 1 (0.23%) JBoss
8 1 (0.23%) Sun
8 1 (0.23%) Hitachi
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: c£65,000 DOE
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Salary: £60 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Parking, Dental
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Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ECM Selection
Salary: c£70k DoE + top benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£50k DoE + top benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ECM Selection
Salary: c£60k DoE + top benefits
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Best Training + Stock Options + More
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Competitive depending on experience
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Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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