The table below looks at the statistics for the Embedded C/C++ Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded C/C++ Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Rank 885 864 881
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C/C++ Engineer 9 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.012% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.013% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 9
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £34,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded C/C++ Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Embedded C/C++ Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded C/C++ Engineer within the UK.

Embedded C/C++ Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded C/C++ Engineer over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 within the UK.

Embedded C/C++ Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C/C++ Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
(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 +3 9 £50,000 +17.64% 1
London - 5 £45,000 -
South East -5 4 £50,000 +53.84%
City of London - 4 £46,250 -
Kent - 3 £50,000 -
Dartford - 3 £50,000 -
West Sussex -18 1 £50,000 +53.84%
Horsham - 1 £50,000 -

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Embedded C/C++ Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded C/C++ Engineer in their job title.

1 24 (100.00%) C++
1 24 (100.00%) C
1 24 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 24 (100.00%) Embedded C++
2 16 (66.67%) Linux
3 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 11 (45.83%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (45.83%) Degree
5 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (25.00%) Video Content Analysis
5 6 (25.00%) Video Analytics
5 6 (25.00%) GCC
5 6 (25.00%) GDB
5 6 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
5 6 (25.00%) Signal Processing
5 6 (25.00%) Analytics
6 5 (20.83%) OOP
6 5 (20.83%) OO
6 5 (20.83%) Windows
6 5 (20.83%) Bluetooth
6 5 (20.83%) Multithreading
6 5 (20.83%) Open Source
7 4 (16.67%) C#
7 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 3 (12.50%) UML
8 3 (12.50%) OOD
9 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
9 2 (8.33%) LAN
9 2 (8.33%) WAN

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Embedded C/C++ Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded C/C++ Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (20.83%) Bluetooth
3 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.33%) LAN
4 2 (8.33%) WAN
4 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (8.33%) FTP
4 2 (8.33%) SSL
4 2 (8.33%) Wireless
4 2 (8.33%) 802.15
4 2 (8.33%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) GCC
1 6 (25.00%) GDB
2 2 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (20.83%) Open Source
4 2 (8.33%) EMV
4 2 (8.33%) EFT
4 2 (8.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (25.00%) Video Content Analysis
2 6 (25.00%) Video Analytics
2 6 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 6 (25.00%) Signal Processing
2 6 (25.00%) Analytics
3 5 (20.83%) OOP
3 5 (20.83%) OO
3 5 (20.83%) Multithreading
4 3 (12.50%) UML
4 3 (12.50%) OOD
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C++
1 24 (100.00%) C
1 24 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 24 (100.00%) Embedded C++
2 4 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + Top Prospects
Posted: 18 hours ago