The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded C skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded C over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 205 192 176
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -16
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 13 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.34% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 0.73% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 13
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Embedded C
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2731 2616 2509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.33% 47.05% 52.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2313 2340 2216
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Embedded C
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded C across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Embedded C Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Embedded C
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded C across the West Midlands region.

Embedded C Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Embedded C
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded C across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Embedded C Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Embedded C
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Warwickshire +14 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Worcestershire -4 2 £36,250 -27.50% 2
Staffordshire - 2 £38,750 -
Coventry -7 1 - - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Embedded C
England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 29 (100.00%) C
2 23 (79.31%) Software Engineering
3 20 (68.97%) C++
4 15 (51.72%) Electronics
5 12 (41.38%) Embedded C++
5 12 (41.38%) Degree
6 8 (27.59%) Windows
7 7 (24.14%) .NET
8 6 (20.69%) MFC
8 6 (20.69%) PVCS
8 6 (20.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (20.69%) Linux
8 6 (20.69%) VB
8 6 (20.69%) Ethernet
8 6 (20.69%) Banking
8 6 (20.69%) Retail
8 6 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (20.69%) Perforce
8 6 (20.69%) System Testing
8 6 (20.69%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (17.24%) CCTV
9 5 (17.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 5 (17.24%) Automotive
9 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
9 5 (17.24%) Broadband
10 4 (13.79%) Firmware
10 4 (13.79%) Fujitsu
10 4 (13.79%) MKS
10 4 (13.79%) Subversion
10 4 (13.79%) VectorCAST

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Ethernet
1 6 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (17.24%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) PVCS
1 6 (20.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (13.79%) Subversion
2 4 (13.79%) VectorCAST
General
1 15 (51.72%) Electronics
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
2 6 (20.69%) Retail
3 5 (17.24%) Automotive
3 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
4 3 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (6.90%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Software Engineer
2 17 (58.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (34.48%) Senior Software Engineer
3 10 (34.48%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Design Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Electronics Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Principal Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) CCTV
1 5 (17.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (13.79%) Firmware
3 3 (10.34%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (10.34%) VHDL
4 2 (6.90%) Smart Meter
5 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.45%) Physics
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Software Engineering
2 6 (20.69%) System Testing
3 3 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (10.34%) CAD
4 2 (6.90%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (6.90%) OOD
4 2 (6.90%) Quality Management
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) Scrum
4 2 (6.90%) Static Code Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Product Management
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C
2 20 (68.97%) C++
3 12 (41.38%) Embedded C++
4 6 (20.69%) VB
5 2 (6.90%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Perforce
2 4 (13.79%) Fujitsu
2 4 (13.79%) MKS
3 3 (10.34%) EMC
4 2 (6.90%) Freescale
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