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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 656 555 565
Rank change year-on-year
-101 +10
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 246 337 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.59% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 244 282 327
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,600 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
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
60775 57428 63371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.03% 52.64% 53.96%
Number of salaries quoted 51779 49562 55840
Average salary £43,164 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.57% +1.25%
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 10 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 10 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 -102 228 £40,000 -5.88% 92
South East +10 92 £40,000 -5.88% 9
East of England -52 42 £45,000 - 42
Cambridgeshire -16 33 £45,000 - 36
Cambridge -13 32 £45,000 - 28
London -36 23 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Buckinghamshire +14 22 £40,000 -5.88%
Hampshire +6 21 £31,500 -21.25%
Yorkshire -55 20 £42,500 - 6
East Midlands -15 17 £40,000 +23.07% 7
Guildford +10 15 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Surrey +9 15 £45,000 -10.00% 3
West Midlands +3 15 £40,000 -14.89% 4
South West -58 15 £40,000 -15.78% 14
Southampton +10 13 £31,500 -28.00%
Derbyshire 0 13 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Scotland -7 13 £35,000 -12.50%
Derby -14 12 £40,000 +23.07% 1
South Yorkshire - 12 £30,920 - 1
Milton Keynes +15 11 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire +8 10 £45,000 - 2
North Yorkshire +1 9 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Berkshire -2 9 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Kent -3 9 £47,500 +46.15% 1
High Wycombe -3 9 £35,000 -17.64%
Sheffield - 9 £30,920 - 1
Croydon +4 8 £55,000 +46.66%
Dorset -18 6 £29,000 +41.46% 1
York - 6 £42,500 -
Broadstairs - 6 £47,500 -

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 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.

1 474 (97.33%) C
2 333 (68.38%) Software Engineering
3 308 (63.24%) C++
4 216 (44.35%) Embedded C++
5 178 (36.55%) Linux
6 177 (36.34%) Degree
7 140 (28.75%) Electronics
8 116 (23.82%) Firmware
9 93 (19.10%) Windows
10 87 (17.86%) Python
11 84 (17.25%) Ethernet
12 75 (15.40%) C#
13 68 (13.96%) Assembly Language
14 67 (13.76%) Device Driver
15 63 (12.94%) TCP/IP
16 62 (12.73%) Embedded Systems
17 54 (11.09%) Wireless
18 52 (10.68%) Embedded Linux
19 50 (10.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
20 46 (9.45%) Agile Software Development
21 43 (8.83%) .NET
22 42 (8.62%) Computer Science
22 42 (8.62%) Multithreading
23 41 (8.42%) Java
24 37 (7.60%) UML
24 37 (7.60%) Manufacturing
24 37 (7.60%) Security Cleared
25 34 (6.98%) Scrum
26 32 (6.57%) Bluetooth
26 32 (6.57%) Android

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 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 (1.23%) SAS
2 3 (0.62%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (1.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.03%) AutoCAD
2 5 (1.03%) MS Office
2 5 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.41%) Simulink
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (17.25%) Ethernet
2 63 (12.94%) TCP/IP
3 54 (11.09%) Wireless
4 32 (6.57%) Bluetooth
5 26 (5.34%) GSM
5 26 (5.34%) ZigBee
6 22 (4.52%) GPRS
6 22 (4.52%) HTTP
7 18 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
8 15 (3.08%) FTP
9 12 (2.46%) IGMP
9 12 (2.46%) RTSP
10 10 (2.05%) SSL
11 7 (1.44%) NFC
11 7 (1.44%) Network Security
11 7 (1.44%) 3G
12 6 (1.23%) RTP
12 6 (1.23%) Broadband
12 6 (1.23%) LTE
13 5 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.82%) MySQL
1 4 (0.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.21%) MS Access
3 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.21%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (6.37%) Subversion
2 13 (2.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 12 (2.46%) PVCS
4 10 (2.05%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (1.44%) VectorCAST
7 6 (1.23%) GCC
8 5 (1.03%) GDB
8 5 (1.03%) Mercurial
8 5 (1.03%) WinDbg
9 3 (0.62%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (0.62%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.41%) Valgrind
10 2 (0.41%) CppUnit
11 1 (0.21%) GNU Toolchain
11 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.21%) Juju
11 1 (0.21%) JIRA
11 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.21%) LabVIEW
General
1 140 (28.75%) Electronics
2 37 (7.60%) Manufacturing
3 23 (4.72%) Aerospace
4 21 (4.31%) Automotive
5 17 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 15 (3.08%) Retail
7 14 (2.87%) Multimedia
7 14 (2.87%) Marketing
8 12 (2.46%) Finance
9 9 (1.85%) Military
10 7 (1.44%) Banking
10 7 (1.44%) Games
10 7 (1.44%) Avionics
11 3 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.41%) German Language
13 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.21%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 279 (57.29%) Software Engineer
2 168 (34.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 70 (14.37%) Developer
4 66 (13.55%) Embedded C Engineer
5 57 (11.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 51 (10.47%) C Software Engineer
7 42 (8.62%) C Developer
7 42 (8.62%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 39 (8.01%) Embedded C Developer
9 36 (7.39%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 36 (7.39%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 30 (6.16%) Firmware Engineer
10 30 (6.16%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 27 (5.54%) C++ Software Engineer
12 22 (4.52%) Software Developer
13 20 (4.11%) C++ Developer
13 20 (4.11%) Electronics Engineer
14 18 (3.70%) Design Engineer
15 17 (3.49%) Hardware Engineer
16 16 (3.29%) DSP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (8.83%) .NET
2 25 (5.13%) HTML
3 24 (4.93%) MFC
4 14 (2.87%) Middleware
5 13 (2.67%) XML
6 12 (2.46%) Flash
7 11 (2.26%) Qt
8 7 (1.44%) OpenGL
9 5 (1.03%) CSS
9 5 (1.03%) REST
10 4 (0.82%) Direct3D
11 3 (0.62%) OpenCL
11 3 (0.62%) Renderscript
11 3 (0.62%) DirectCompute
11 3 (0.62%) OSGi
11 3 (0.62%) WinForms
12 2 (0.41%) WPF
13 1 (0.21%) Django
13 1 (0.21%) GTK+
13 1 (0.21%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 116 (23.82%) Firmware
2 67 (13.76%) Device Driver
3 62 (12.73%) Embedded Systems
4 50 (10.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 42 (8.62%) Computer Science
6 31 (6.37%) VHDL
7 23 (4.72%) MPEG
8 22 (4.52%) Physics
9 20 (4.11%) Streaming Video
10 18 (3.70%) CAN bus
11 16 (3.29%) Mathematics
12 13 (2.67%) IPTV
12 13 (2.67%) Digital Media
13 8 (1.64%) 3D Graphics
13 8 (1.64%) STB
14 7 (1.44%) Smartcard
14 7 (1.44%) Mobile Payment
15 6 (1.23%) Home Automation
15 6 (1.23%) ASIC
16 5 (1.03%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 178 (36.55%) Linux
2 93 (19.10%) Windows
3 52 (10.68%) Embedded Linux
4 32 (6.57%) Android
5 12 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.05%) Windows CE
7 7 (1.44%) Mac OS
8 6 (1.23%) VxWorks
9 5 (1.03%) UNIX
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.21%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (68.38%) Software Engineering
2 46 (9.45%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (8.62%) Multithreading
4 37 (7.60%) UML
5 34 (6.98%) Scrum
6 32 (6.57%) Embedded Software Development
7 22 (4.52%) Configuration Management
8 21 (4.31%) TDD
8 21 (4.31%) Unit Testing
8 21 (4.31%) Image Processing
9 19 (3.90%) Software Architecture
10 18 (3.70%) Validation
11 17 (3.49%) OO
11 17 (3.49%) Signal Processing
12 16 (3.29%) Digital Signal Processing
13 15 (3.08%) OOD
13 15 (3.08%) System Testing
14 10 (2.05%) Test Scripting
14 10 (2.05%) Quality Management
14 10 (2.05%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 474 (97.33%) C
2 308 (63.24%) C++
3 216 (44.35%) Embedded C++
4 87 (17.86%) Python
5 75 (15.40%) C#
6 68 (13.96%) Assembly Language
7 41 (8.42%) Java
8 31 (6.37%) JavaScript
9 20 (4.11%) Perl
10 19 (3.90%) SQL
11 13 (2.67%) VB
12 9 (1.85%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.64%) MATLAB
13 8 (1.64%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.44%) Ruby
14 7 (1.44%) Groovy
15 6 (1.23%) Lua
16 5 (1.03%) VC++
17 4 (0.82%) C-shell
18 3 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 177 (36.34%) Degree
2 37 (7.60%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.87%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.82%) PhD
5 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.31%) JTAG
2 13 (2.67%) IEC 61508
3 12 (2.46%) TickIT
4 7 (1.44%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.82%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.41%) QA
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (0.41%) KVM
2 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (4.72%) Microsoft
2 18 (3.70%) EMC
3 11 (2.26%) Freescale
4 10 (2.05%) Perforce
5 7 (1.44%) MKS
5 7 (1.44%) Fujitsu
6 6 (1.23%) NEC
7 4 (0.82%) QNX
7 4 (0.82%) Altera
7 4 (0.82%) Atmel
7 4 (0.82%) Xilinx
8 2 (0.41%) Twitter
8 2 (0.41%) Apple
8 2 (0.41%) Intel
8 2 (0.41%) Hitachi
8 2 (0.41%) Motorola
8 2 (0.41%) Coverity
9 1 (0.21%) VMware
9 1 (0.21%) Google
9 1 (0.21%) Green Hills
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