The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded C
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 168 157
Rank change year-on-year +22 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 5 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.18% 0.070% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.13% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 5
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £37,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1736 1509 1559
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 64.06% 52.54% 50.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2406 1718 1955
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £29,355 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Embedded C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C in Scotland

Embedded C
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Embedded C in Scotland

Embedded C
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Glasgow +8 2 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Aberdeen - 2 £45,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Embedded C
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 19 (100.00%) C
2 13 (68.42%) Linux
3 12 (63.16%) Software Engineering
4 8 (42.11%) C++
5 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) Firmware
7 5 (26.32%) Electronics
7 5 (26.32%) Degree
8 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
8 4 (21.05%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (21.05%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (21.05%) Java
8 4 (21.05%) Windows
8 4 (21.05%) Embedded C++
9 3 (15.79%) Intel
9 3 (15.79%) OO
9 3 (15.79%) Python
9 3 (15.79%) OOD
9 3 (15.79%) Wireless
9 3 (15.79%) Node.js
9 3 (15.79%) Android Development
9 3 (15.79%) SDLC
9 3 (15.79%) Device Driver
9 3 (15.79%) Android
9 3 (15.79%) Subversion
9 3 (15.79%) Device Driver Development
10 2 (10.53%) ZigBee
10 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
10 2 (10.53%) RS-485
10 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi

Embedded C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Wireless
2 2 (10.53%) DECT
2 2 (10.53%) RS-485
2 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (10.53%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
2 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (26.32%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Embedded Engineer
2 11 (57.89%) Software Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Embedded C Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Firmware Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) C Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Embedded C Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Embedded Developer
7 2 (10.53%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Senior C Software Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Senior Firmware Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Node.js
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
1 4 (21.05%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (15.79%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Android
4 2 (10.53%) VxWorks
5 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Software Engineering
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Android Development
3 3 (15.79%) Device Driver Development
3 3 (15.79%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) OOD
3 3 (15.79%) SDLC
4 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Kernel Development
5 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C
2 8 (42.11%) C++
3 4 (21.05%) Embedded C++
3 4 (21.05%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) Perl
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) DO-178B
1 1 (5.26%) MISRA
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Intel
2 1 (5.26%) QNX
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