The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Embedded C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded C over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded C
England / North West
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 224 249
Rank change year-on-year +12 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 46 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.73% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.24% 0.27% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 10
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -22.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.26% -4.81%  

Embedded C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3716 2926 3389
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.97% 51.56% 52.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3187 2496 2864
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Embedded C as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C in the North West

Embedded C
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Embedded C in the North West

Embedded C
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +25 45 £37,500 -
Merseyside -11 1 £37,500 -
Embedded C
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT jobs citing Embedded C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 70 (100.00%) C++
2 69 (98.57%) C
3 61 (87.14%) Software Engineering
4 58 (82.86%) PHP
5 56 (80.00%) Linux
6 51 (72.86%) Degree
7 50 (71.43%) HTML
8 43 (61.43%) Embedded Linux
9 41 (58.57%) Validation
10 39 (55.71%) Firmware
11 38 (54.29%) Embedded C++
12 36 (51.43%) MySQL
12 36 (51.43%) Visual Studio
13 35 (50.00%) .NET
14 31 (44.29%) Electronics
15 28 (40.00%) SOAP
16 25 (35.71%) Computer Science
17 23 (32.86%) Device Driver
17 23 (32.86%) VB
17 23 (32.86%) Feasibility Study
18 22 (31.43%) Device Driver Development
18 22 (31.43%) Git (software)
18 22 (31.43%) TCP/IP
19 21 (30.00%) Algorithms
20 19 (27.14%) Manufacturing
20 19 (27.14%) HNC
20 19 (27.14%) HND
21 18 (25.71%) Creative Problem-Solving
22 11 (15.71%) VB6
23 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

Embedded C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (31.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (51.43%) MySQL
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (51.43%) Visual Studio
2 22 (31.43%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.43%) JIRA
4 6 (8.57%) Subversion
General
1 31 (44.29%) Electronics
2 19 (27.14%) Manufacturing
3 7 (10.00%) Games
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (68.57%) Embedded Engineer
2 27 (38.57%) Software Engineer
3 21 (30.00%) Developer
3 21 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
4 19 (27.14%) Embedded Developer
4 19 (27.14%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 18 (25.71%) Linux Developer
6 16 (22.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 12 (17.14%) C++ Software Engineer
8 11 (15.71%) C Developer
8 11 (15.71%) Embedded C Engineer
9 10 (14.29%) C/C++ Developer
9 10 (14.29%) C++ Developer
9 10 (14.29%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 10 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 9 (12.86%) Embedded C Developer
11 8 (11.43%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
11 8 (11.43%) Embedded C++ Developer
11 8 (11.43%) Test Engineer
12 7 (10.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (71.43%) HTML
2 35 (50.00%) .NET
3 28 (40.00%) SOAP
4 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET
4 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (11.43%) jQuery
5 6 (8.57%) JSON
5 6 (8.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 6 (8.57%) WCF
5 6 (8.57%) Web Services
5 6 (8.57%) WPF
5 6 (8.57%) XML
6 2 (2.86%) CSS
6 2 (2.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 23 (32.86%) Device Driver
3 21 (30.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.29%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.29%) RIA
5 2 (2.86%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 56 (80.00%) Linux
2 43 (61.43%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (10.00%) Windows
4 6 (8.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (87.14%) Software Engineering
2 41 (58.57%) Validation
3 23 (32.86%) Feasibility Study
4 22 (31.43%) Device Driver Development
5 18 (25.71%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (11.43%) MVC
7 8 (11.43%) OO
7 8 (11.43%) TDD
7 8 (11.43%) Unit Testing
8 6 (8.57%) Multithreading
9 5 (7.14%) Rapid Prototyping
10 4 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.86%) UML
12 1 (1.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) C++
2 69 (98.57%) C
3 58 (82.86%) PHP
4 38 (54.29%) Embedded C++
5 23 (32.86%) VB
6 11 (15.71%) VB6
7 10 (14.29%) C#
8 8 (11.43%) JavaScript
8 8 (11.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (72.86%) Degree
2 19 (27.14%) HNC
2 19 (27.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) MISRA
System Software
1 39 (55.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
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Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
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