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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Rank 884 868 855
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C/C++ Engineer 3 26 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.024% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.026% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 3 25 17
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%

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
101493 101105 101549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.45% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83542 81233 85841
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 5 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 2 March 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 0 3 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Runcorn - 3 £47,500 -
Warrington - 3 £47,500 -
Cheshire - 3 £47,500 -
North West - 3 £47,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) C
1 12 (100.00%) C++
1 12 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 12 (100.00%) Embedded C++
2 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
3 9 (75.00%) Degree
4 8 (66.67%) OO
4 8 (66.67%) Windows
5 7 (58.33%) Linux
6 6 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (41.67%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (41.67%) HND
7 5 (41.67%) Windows CE
7 5 (41.67%) OOP
7 5 (41.67%) Electronics
8 4 (33.33%) UML
9 3 (25.00%) HNC
9 3 (25.00%) Scrum
9 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
9 3 (25.00%) ISO 9001
9 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
9 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (25.00%) Open Source
9 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
9 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (16.67%) Nucleus RTOS

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
1 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) PVCS
1 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) GCC
2 1 (8.33%) GDB
General
1 5 (41.67%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Windows CE
4 2 (16.67%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) OOP
3 5 (41.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) UML
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
6 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
7 1 (8.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C
1 12 (100.00%) C++
1 12 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 12 (100.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) HND
3 3 (25.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (16.67%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
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