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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Rank 878 882 835
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -47
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C/C++ Engineer 57 55 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.052% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.054% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 55 50 97
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,500 £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 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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016 within the UK.

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

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
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/C++ Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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 +27 55 £40,000 - 5
South East +40 25 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Brighton - 14 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 14 £45,000 - 1
London +14 11 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Yorkshire -5 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Oxfordshire - 5 £40,000 -
North West +28 4 £40,000 -15.78%
Cheshire +26 4 £40,000 -15.78%
East Midlands -2 4 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Hampshire - 4 £31,750 -
Portsmouth - 4 £31,750 -
Surbiton - 3 £37,500 -
Crewe - 3 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £42,500 -
Derbyshire -8 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Derby -9 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1
West Midlands -13 2 £35,000 -30.00%
Harrogate - 2 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Coventry - 2 £35,000 -
Dartford +7 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Hertfordshire +4 1 - - 1
Edinburgh +3 1 £42,500 -
Scotland +2 1 £42,500 -
Kent +2 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Salisbury +1 1 £35,000 -24.73%
Wiltshire 0 1 £35,000 -21.34%

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 99 (100.00%) C
1 99 (100.00%) C++
2 87 (87.88%) Software Engineering
3 51 (51.52%) Embedded C
3 51 (51.52%) Embedded C++
4 41 (41.41%) Firmware
5 36 (36.36%) Python
6 33 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
7 29 (29.29%) Degree
8 28 (28.28%) Manufacturing
9 23 (23.23%) Assembly Language
9 23 (23.23%) Lua
10 22 (22.22%) Unit Testing
10 22 (22.22%) Linux
11 21 (21.21%) UML
11 21 (21.21%) Bash Shell
12 20 (20.20%) MATLAB
13 19 (19.19%) Ethernet
14 18 (18.18%) Computer Science
15 17 (17.17%) Automotive
16 16 (16.16%) Electronics
16 16 (16.16%) Signal Processing
17 15 (15.15%) Simulink
18 14 (14.14%) Bluetooth
18 14 (14.14%) MISRA
18 14 (14.14%) RS-232
18 14 (14.14%) RS-485
19 13 (13.13%) Digital Signal Processing
19 13 (13.13%) TCP/IP
20 12 (12.12%) TargetLink

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.05%) Confluence
2 4 (4.04%) WinCC
3 1 (1.01%) Apache
3 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (15.15%) Simulink
2 12 (12.12%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.19%) Ethernet
2 14 (14.14%) Bluetooth
2 14 (14.14%) RS-232
2 14 (14.14%) RS-485
3 13 (13.13%) TCP/IP
4 11 (11.11%) Wireless
4 11 (11.11%) ZigBee
5 9 (9.09%) Profibus
6 4 (4.04%) Modbus
7 1 (1.01%) SSL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.05%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.05%) JIRA
3 3 (3.03%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 28 (28.28%) Manufacturing
2 17 (17.17%) Automotive
3 16 (16.16%) Electronics
4 5 (5.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (4.04%) Advertising
6 2 (2.02%) Finance
6 2 (2.02%) Marketing
6 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.06%) .NET
2 5 (5.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (5.05%) OpenCL
2 5 (5.05%) OpenCV
2 5 (5.05%) Qt
2 5 (5.05%) STL
3 1 (1.01%) CORBA
3 1 (1.01%) HTML
3 1 (1.01%) SOAP
3 1 (1.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 18 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.09%) CAN bus
3 9 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 9 (9.09%) Telematics
4 7 (7.07%) Streaming Video
5 6 (6.06%) Mathematics
6 4 (4.04%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.03%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.01%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.01%) EPoS
9 1 (1.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.01%) Mechatronics
9 1 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (1.01%) Physics
9 1 (1.01%) Robotics
9 1 (1.01%) SCADA
9 1 (1.01%) Verilog
9 1 (1.01%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.22%) Linux
2 10 (10.10%) Windows
3 7 (7.07%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (5.05%) Android
5 4 (4.04%) Unix
6 1 (1.01%) HPUX
6 1 (1.01%) pSOS
6 1 (1.01%) Solaris
6 1 (1.01%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.01%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (87.88%) Software Engineering
2 22 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 21 (21.21%) UML
4 16 (16.16%) Signal Processing
5 13 (13.13%) Digital Signal Processing
6 10 (10.10%) Embedded Software Development
7 9 (9.09%) Schematic Capture
8 7 (7.07%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.06%) Image Processing
9 6 (6.06%) Scrum
10 5 (5.05%) Machine Learning
10 5 (5.05%) Multithreading
10 5 (5.05%) Software Testing
11 4 (4.04%) OOP
12 3 (3.03%) OO
12 3 (3.03%) OOA/OOD
12 3 (3.03%) OOD
12 3 (3.03%) Use Case
12 3 (3.03%) Yourdon
Programming Languages
1 99 (100.00%) C
1 99 (100.00%) C++
2 51 (51.52%) Embedded C
2 51 (51.52%) Embedded C++
3 36 (36.36%) Python
4 23 (23.23%) Assembly Language
4 23 (23.23%) Lua
5 21 (21.21%) Bash Shell
6 20 (20.20%) MATLAB
7 7 (7.07%) C#
7 7 (7.07%) R
8 4 (4.04%) VB
9 3 (3.03%) Java
10 1 (1.01%) ANSI C
10 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.01%) Perl
10 1 (1.01%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (29.29%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.01%) HNC
3 1 (1.01%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.14%) MISRA
2 9 (9.09%) MISRA C
3 5 (5.05%) ISO13485
4 4 (4.04%) GAMP
4 4 (4.04%) GMP
5 3 (3.03%) ISO 9000
6 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (41.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (5.05%) Atlassian
2 2 (2.02%) QNX
2 2 (2.02%) SAP
3 1 (1.01%) Apple
3 1 (1.01%) Atmel
3 1 (1.01%) Twitter
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