The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded C
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 226 215
Rank change year-on-year +32 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 50 10 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.94% 0.19% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.51% 0.34% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 48 10 23
Median salary £37,500 £39,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.66% -0.62%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 South West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3318 2947 3413
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 62.52% 56.97% 56.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2828 2536 2939
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

Embedded C
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Embedded C in the South West

Embedded C
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C in the South West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded C in the South West

Embedded C
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Cornwall - 18 £37,500 -
Bristol -14 10 £38,750 -3.12% 2
Dorset +10 9 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Somerset 0 4 £46,250 +23.33% 1
Gloucestershire -5 4 £48,750 +30.00%
Wiltshire - 3 £42,500 -
Devon - 1 £40,000 - 1
Embedded C
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South West region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 62 (96.88%) C
2 60 (93.75%) Software Engineering
3 46 (71.88%) C++
4 31 (48.44%) Degree
5 30 (46.88%) Electronics
6 28 (43.75%) Linux
6 28 (43.75%) OO
7 26 (40.63%) Computer Science
8 25 (39.06%) Freescale
9 24 (37.50%) HND
10 20 (31.25%) Embedded Systems
11 17 (26.56%) Firmware
12 13 (20.31%) Qt
12 13 (20.31%) Embedded C++
12 13 (20.31%) Java
13 12 (18.75%) Apple iOS
13 12 (18.75%) Android
14 10 (15.63%) C#
14 10 (15.63%) Windows
15 8 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
16 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
17 6 (9.38%) Embedded Linux
17 6 (9.38%) MFC
17 6 (9.38%) WPF
17 6 (9.38%) Mobile App
17 6 (9.38%) Mobile Application Development
18 5 (7.81%) Test Automation
19 4 (6.25%) BDD
19 4 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
19 4 (6.25%) Prototyping

Embedded C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Bluetooth
1 3 (4.69%) Ethernet
1 3 (4.69%) HTTP
1 3 (4.69%) Internet
1 3 (4.69%) MQTT
1 3 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (4.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) MySQL
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.13%) GCC
4 1 (1.56%) JIRA
4 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (46.88%) Electronics
2 3 (4.69%) Automotive
3 2 (3.13%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.13%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 54 (84.38%) Software Engineer
2 31 (48.44%) Embedded Engineer
3 27 (42.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 16 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 14 (21.88%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 14 (21.88%) Firmware Engineer
6 12 (18.75%) GUI Software Engineer
7 9 (14.06%) C Software Engineer
8 7 (10.94%) Embedded C Engineer
8 7 (10.94%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (9.38%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 6 (9.38%) Lead Software Engineer
9 6 (9.38%) Principal Engineer
9 6 (9.38%) Principal Software Engineer
9 6 (9.38%) Technical Leader
10 4 (6.25%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
12 2 (3.13%) Junior Software Engineer
12 2 (3.13%) Senior C Software Engineer
12 2 (3.13%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.31%) Qt
2 6 (9.38%) MFC
2 6 (9.38%) WPF
3 1 (1.56%) .NET
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.56%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.63%) Computer Science
2 20 (31.25%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (9.38%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.13%) CAN bus
4 2 (3.13%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.56%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 28 (43.75%) Linux
2 12 (18.75%) Android
2 12 (18.75%) Apple iOS
3 10 (15.63%) Windows
4 6 (9.38%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (4.69%) OpenWrt
5 3 (4.69%) Unix
6 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 28 (43.75%) OO
3 8 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
4 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.38%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (7.81%) Test Automation
7 4 (6.25%) BDD
7 4 (6.25%) Prototyping
8 3 (4.69%) Analytics
8 3 (4.69%) Digital Analytics
8 3 (4.69%) Digital Signal Processing
8 3 (4.69%) OOD
8 3 (4.69%) Parallel Processing
8 3 (4.69%) Signal Processing
8 3 (4.69%) TDD
8 3 (4.69%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.13%) People Management
9 2 (3.13%) Schematic Capture
9 2 (3.13%) Six Sigma
9 2 (3.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 62 (96.88%) C
2 46 (71.88%) C++
3 13 (20.31%) Embedded C++
3 13 (20.31%) Java
4 10 (15.63%) C#
5 3 (4.69%) Python
6 2 (3.13%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.56%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (48.44%) Degree
2 24 (37.50%) HND
3 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) IEC 61508
1 2 (3.13%) ISO 26262
2 1 (1.56%) DO-254
System Software
1 17 (26.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 25 (39.06%) Freescale
2 2 (3.13%) EMC
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.56%) Motorola
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