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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C
Rank 662 690 597
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -93
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 233 243 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.41% 0.40% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 177 240 255
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,200 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
56197 60288 57126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.32% 51.53% 52.54%
Number of salaries quoted 47850 51125 49034
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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 £40,000 £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 31 July 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 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +15 220 £40,000 - 94
South East -7 72 £42,500 +3.03% 28
East of England +15 49 £47,500 +11.76% 21
Hampshire +23 37 £42,500 +34.92% 5
East Midlands +4 30 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Havant +19 29 £50,000 +58.73% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 24 £52,500 +31.25% 10
Derby +8 23 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Derbyshire -9 23 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Yorkshire +8 22 £36,000 -15.29% 6
Cambridge -3 18 £52,500 +31.25% 7
South Yorkshire +6 16 £36,000 +16.42% 3
London +20 14 £48,750 +8.33% 11
West Midlands -10 14 £40,000 - 4
Worcestershire +6 13 £40,000 - 2
Barnsley - 13 £36,000 - 1
Essex +7 12 £46,250 +7.55% 7
South West -18 12 £40,500 +3.84% 13
Berkshire +6 11 £50,000 +42.85% 5
Hertfordshire -5 9 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Newbury - 9 - -
Oxfordshire +10 8 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 8 £44,500 +21.91% 10
City of London +28 7 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Milton Keynes -8 7 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Redditch - 7 £40,000 - 1
Chelmsford -4 6 £46,250 +8.82%
Oxford - 6 £37,500 -
Worcester - 6 £37,500 - 1
Scotland +7 5 £45,000 +28.57%

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 488 (97.21%) C
2 390 (77.69%) C++
3 373 (74.30%) Software Engineering
4 304 (60.56%) Embedded C++
5 202 (40.24%) Firmware
6 176 (35.06%) Linux
7 155 (30.88%) Electronics
8 125 (24.90%) Degree
9 84 (16.73%) Automotive
9 84 (16.73%) Windows
10 80 (15.94%) Embedded Systems
11 78 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
11 78 (15.54%) UML
12 74 (14.74%) Assembly Language
13 72 (14.34%) C#
14 70 (13.94%) Ethernet
15 63 (12.55%) TCP/IP
15 63 (12.55%) Computer Science
16 62 (12.35%) Manufacturing
16 62 (12.35%) Algorithms
17 61 (12.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 53 (10.56%) Subversion
19 50 (9.96%) Python
20 49 (9.76%) .NET
21 47 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
22 45 (8.96%) Telematics
23 40 (7.97%) Embedded Software Development
24 39 (7.77%) OO
25 38 (7.57%) EMC
26 35 (6.97%) UNIX

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (0.60%) Apache
1 3 (0.60%) SAS
2 2 (0.40%) Node.js
2 2 (0.40%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (5.38%) Simulink
2 22 (4.38%) TargetLink
3 5 (1.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (0.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (13.94%) Ethernet
2 63 (12.55%) TCP/IP
3 30 (5.98%) Bluetooth
4 25 (4.98%) Wireless
5 22 (4.38%) Profibus
6 17 (3.39%) RFID
7 16 (3.19%) Internet
8 15 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (2.79%) VoIP
10 12 (2.39%) GSM
11 11 (2.19%) SNMP
12 10 (1.99%) HTTP
13 9 (1.79%) DHCP
14 8 (1.59%) Q.931
14 8 (1.59%) RTCP
14 8 (1.59%) RTP
14 8 (1.59%) IGMP
14 8 (1.59%) VLAN
14 8 (1.59%) ZigBee
15 5 (1.00%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.80%) SQLite
2 3 (0.60%) Big Data
2 3 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 53 (10.56%) Subversion
2 31 (6.18%) JIRA
2 31 (6.18%) Visual Studio
3 29 (5.78%) TeamCity
4 19 (3.78%) Git (software)
5 12 (2.39%) VectorCAST
5 12 (2.39%) CANoe
6 9 (1.79%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.20%) GDB
8 5 (1.00%) LabVIEW
8 5 (1.00%) PVCS
8 5 (1.00%) WinDbg
9 4 (0.80%) GCC
10 2 (0.40%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.20%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.20%) Redmine
11 1 (0.20%) Trac
11 1 (0.20%) Emacs
11 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 155 (30.88%) Electronics
2 84 (16.73%) Automotive
3 62 (12.35%) Manufacturing
4 24 (4.78%) Finance
5 11 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.79%) Aerospace
6 9 (1.79%) Marketing
7 5 (1.00%) Banking
7 5 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.40%) Front Office
8 2 (0.40%) Games
9 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 315 (62.75%) Software Engineer
2 197 (39.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 76 (15.14%) Developer
4 59 (11.75%) Senior Software Engineer
5 58 (11.55%) Firmware Engineer
6 39 (7.77%) Design Engineer
7 31 (6.18%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 29 (5.78%) C Developer
8 29 (5.78%) C Software Engineer
8 29 (5.78%) Electronics Engineer
9 28 (5.58%) Embedded C Engineer
9 28 (5.58%) Hardware Engineer
10 22 (4.38%) Embedded C Developer
10 22 (4.38%) Principal Engineer
11 21 (4.18%) C++ Software Engineer
11 21 (4.18%) Software Developer
12 20 (3.98%) C++ Developer
12 20 (3.98%) Principal Software Engineer
13 17 (3.39%) Embedded C Software Engineer
14 13 (2.59%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (9.76%) .NET
2 24 (4.78%) HTML
3 21 (4.18%) Qt
4 18 (3.59%) CSS
5 14 (2.79%) XML
6 10 (1.99%) HTML5
7 9 (1.79%) MFC
7 9 (1.79%) GWT
7 9 (1.79%) SWT
8 8 (1.59%) FreeSWITCH
9 6 (1.20%) OpenCL
10 4 (0.80%) QML
10 4 (0.80%) WPF
10 4 (0.80%) Ajax
10 4 (0.80%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.60%) STL
11 3 (0.60%) Flash
11 3 (0.60%) OpenGL
11 3 (0.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 3 (0.60%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 80 (15.94%) Embedded Systems
2 78 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (12.55%) Computer Science
4 62 (12.35%) Algorithms
5 61 (12.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 45 (8.96%) Telematics
7 25 (4.98%) CAN bus
8 23 (4.58%) Mathematics
8 23 (4.58%) Physics
9 20 (3.98%) Device Driver
10 17 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 15 (2.99%) VHDL
11 15 (2.99%) Robotics
12 11 (2.19%) Mobile App
13 10 (1.99%) GIS
14 8 (1.59%) Internet of Things
15 6 (1.20%) DTV
16 5 (1.00%) Mechatronics
17 4 (0.80%) Web 2.0
18 3 (0.60%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 176 (35.06%) Linux
2 84 (16.73%) Windows
3 35 (6.97%) UNIX
4 29 (5.78%) Embedded Linux
5 13 (2.59%) VxWorks
6 10 (1.99%) Windows CE
7 8 (1.59%) Android
8 7 (1.39%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.40%) OpenWrt
10 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.20%) Tizen
11 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (74.30%) Software Engineering
2 78 (15.54%) UML
3 47 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (7.97%) Embedded Software Development
5 39 (7.77%) OO
6 27 (5.38%) Multithreading
7 25 (4.98%) Configuration Management
7 25 (4.98%) SDLC
8 21 (4.18%) Project Management
9 20 (3.98%) Validation
9 20 (3.98%) Signal Processing
10 19 (3.78%) OOD
11 16 (3.19%) Data Analysis
12 12 (2.39%) TDD
13 11 (2.19%) OOP
13 11 (2.19%) Test Automation
14 10 (1.99%) Time Management
15 9 (1.79%) Web Development
16 8 (1.59%) Scrum
16 8 (1.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 488 (97.21%) C
2 390 (77.69%) C++
3 304 (60.56%) Embedded C++
4 74 (14.74%) Assembly Language
5 72 (14.34%) C#
6 50 (9.96%) Python
7 35 (6.97%) Java
8 28 (5.58%) JavaScript
9 27 (5.38%) MATLAB
10 25 (4.98%) ANSI C
11 22 (4.38%) SQL
12 12 (2.39%) Perl
13 9 (1.79%) Go
14 7 (1.39%) VB
15 4 (0.80%) PHP
15 4 (0.80%) VC++
15 4 (0.80%) Ruby
16 3 (0.60%) C-shell
16 3 (0.60%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 125 (24.90%) Degree
2 30 (5.98%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.78%) PhD
4 5 (1.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.00%) HNC
5 4 (0.80%) HND
5 4 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.19%) ISO 9001
2 10 (1.99%) JTAG
3 6 (1.20%) ISO 9000
4 5 (1.00%) QA
5 3 (0.60%) TickIT
5 3 (0.60%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.20%) DO-178B
System Software
1 202 (40.24%) Firmware
Vendors
1 38 (7.57%) EMC
2 32 (6.37%) QNX
3 29 (5.78%) Fujitsu
4 21 (4.18%) Atmel
4 21 (4.18%) Freescale
5 19 (3.78%) NEC
6 17 (3.39%) Mentor Graphics
7 16 (3.19%) Renesas
8 12 (2.39%) MKS
9 11 (2.19%) Microsoft
10 9 (1.79%) IBM
11 5 (1.00%) Xilinx
12 3 (0.60%) SAP
12 3 (0.60%) i2
12 3 (0.60%) Lauterbach
13 2 (0.40%) Xamarin
13 2 (0.40%) Altera
13 2 (0.40%) Intel
13 2 (0.40%) Juniper
13 2 (0.40%) Cisco
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