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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded C
UK
Rank 596 752 742
Rank change year-on-year +156 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 271 204 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 0.38% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 202 189 205
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% -5.88%  

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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 45722 53291 53832
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.47% 51.55% 50.58%
Number of salaries quoted 38857 45927 45773
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Embedded C
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Embedded C in the UK

Embedded C
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded C in the UK

Embedded C
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 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
England +170 253 £42,500 +6.25% 64
North West +31 59 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Manchester +37 58 £37,500 +2.73% 4
East of England +23 53 £52,500 +23.52% 20
Cambridgeshire +53 52 £52,500 +7.69% 17
Oldham - 45 £37,500 - 3
South East +58 44 £42,500 - 11
Cambridge +47 43 £55,000 +12.82% 16
Yorkshire +36 35 £40,000 - 5
London +94 24 £50,000 +17.64% 5
South Yorkshire +27 18 £40,000 - 2
Scotland +42 15 £47,500 +5.55% 2
South West +18 14 £37,500 -6.25% 6
West Midlands +31 13 £40,000 - 4
West Yorkshire +28 11 £38,500 -2.53% 1
Surrey +46 10 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Hampshire +31 10 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Berkshire +40 9 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Wakefield +12 9 £37,000 -10.84%
East Midlands -13 8 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Edinburgh +12 7 £45,000 +19.20% 1
Barnsley -1 7 £40,000 - 1
Bracknell - 7 £40,000 - 1
Falmouth - 6 £37,500 -
Sheffield - 6 £40,000 -
Penryn - 6 £37,500 -
Redhill - 6 £42,500 -
Cornwall - 6 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire +4 5 £50,000 -2.43% 1
Oxford 0 5 £50,000 - 1

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 506 (96.02%) C
2 400 (75.90%) Software Engineering
3 368 (69.83%) C++
4 246 (46.68%) Embedded C++
5 241 (45.73%) Electronics
6 203 (38.52%) Linux
7 183 (34.72%) Firmware
8 162 (30.74%) Degree
9 123 (23.34%) TCP/IP
10 101 (19.17%) Wireless
11 100 (18.98%) Ethernet
12 90 (17.08%) Computer Science
13 81 (15.37%) Python
14 79 (14.99%) C#
15 77 (14.61%) Validation
16 71 (13.47%) Embedded Linux
17 68 (12.90%) Windows
18 64 (12.14%) HTML
19 61 (11.57%) PHP
19 61 (11.57%) Bluetooth
20 60 (11.39%) Automotive
21 59 (11.20%) RS-232
22 56 (10.63%) RS-485
23 55 (10.44%) Manufacturing
24 53 (10.06%) Device Driver
25 52 (9.87%) ZigBee
26 50 (9.49%) .NET
27 45 (8.54%) Algorithms
27 45 (8.54%) Embedded Systems
28 44 (8.35%) Java

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (0.76%) Apache Pig
1 4 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (2.85%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.71%) Simulink
3 5 (0.95%) Stateflow
4 2 (0.38%) MS Office
5 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.90%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 123 (23.34%) TCP/IP
2 101 (19.17%) Wireless
3 100 (18.98%) Ethernet
4 61 (11.57%) Bluetooth
5 59 (11.20%) RS-232
6 56 (10.63%) RS-485
7 52 (9.87%) ZigBee
8 31 (5.88%) GSM
9 26 (4.93%) Wi-Fi
10 25 (4.74%) GPRS
11 20 (3.80%) RS-422
12 16 (3.04%) Internet
13 12 (2.28%) IPv6
13 12 (2.28%) Network Security
14 10 (1.90%) InfiniBand
15 8 (1.52%) Modbus
16 7 (1.33%) SNMP
17 5 (0.95%) VoIP
18 4 (0.76%) DHCP
18 4 (0.76%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.21%) MySQL
2 9 (1.71%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.14%) Big Data
4 4 (0.76%) Apache Hive
4 4 (0.76%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.76%) OLAP
5 1 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.19%) GIS
5 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (8.16%) Visual Studio
2 42 (7.97%) Git (software)
3 27 (5.12%) Subversion
4 11 (2.09%) CANoe
5 10 (1.90%) VectorCAST
6 9 (1.71%) JIRA
6 9 (1.71%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.76%) PVCS
8 3 (0.57%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.38%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.19%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.19%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.19%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.19%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.19%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 241 (45.73%) Electronics
2 60 (11.39%) Automotive
3 55 (10.44%) Manufacturing
4 18 (3.42%) Aerospace
5 16 (3.04%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.28%) Games
7 10 (1.90%) Military
8 4 (0.76%) Avionics
8 4 (0.76%) Marketing
8 4 (0.76%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.38%) Finance
10 1 (0.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 371 (70.40%) Embedded Engineer
2 332 (63.00%) Software Engineer
3 277 (52.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 164 (31.12%) Embedded C Engineer
5 134 (25.43%) C Software Engineer
6 124 (23.53%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 123 (23.34%) C++ Software Engineer
8 119 (22.58%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 110 (20.87%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 105 (19.92%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 103 (19.54%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 98 (18.60%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
12 98 (18.60%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
13 84 (15.94%) Firmware Engineer
14 69 (13.09%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
15 54 (10.25%) Senior Software Engineer
16 43 (8.16%) Developer
17 39 (7.40%) Embedded Developer
17 39 (7.40%) Linux Engineer
18 37 (7.02%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (12.14%) HTML
2 50 (9.49%) .NET
3 27 (5.12%) SOAP
4 25 (4.74%) Qt
5 12 (2.28%) XML
6 11 (2.09%) Web Services
7 10 (1.90%) ASP.NET
7 10 (1.90%) CSS
7 10 (1.90%) JSON
8 9 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (1.71%) jQuery
8 9 (1.71%) MFC
9 8 (1.52%) Node.js
10 7 (1.33%) WPF
11 6 (1.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 6 (1.14%) WCF
11 6 (1.14%) Yocto
12 5 (0.95%) Ajax
12 5 (0.95%) HTML5
13 4 (0.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 90 (17.08%) Computer Science
2 53 (10.06%) Device Driver
3 45 (8.54%) Algorithms
3 45 (8.54%) Embedded Systems
4 30 (5.69%) Home Automation
5 24 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 21 (3.98%) CAN bus
7 6 (1.14%) Contactless
7 6 (1.14%) Internet of Things
7 6 (1.14%) VHDL
8 5 (0.95%) Smartcard
9 4 (0.76%) CUDA
9 4 (0.76%) Life Science
10 3 (0.57%) iPad
10 3 (0.57%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.57%) RIA
10 3 (0.57%) Smart Energy
11 2 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.38%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 203 (38.52%) Linux
2 71 (13.47%) Embedded Linux
3 68 (12.90%) Windows
4 35 (6.64%) Android
5 18 (3.42%) Unix
6 17 (3.23%) VxWorks
7 15 (2.85%) Apple iOS
8 12 (2.28%) Mac OS
9 7 (1.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 6 (1.14%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.57%) Nucleus RTOS
11 3 (0.57%) ThreadX
12 1 (0.19%) MeeGo
12 1 (0.19%) Tizen
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (75.90%) Software Engineering
2 77 (14.61%) Validation
3 44 (8.35%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (7.78%) Mathematics
4 41 (7.78%) OO
5 38 (7.21%) Device Driver Development
6 35 (6.64%) UML
7 33 (6.26%) Embedded Software Development
8 32 (6.07%) Software Architecture
9 30 (5.69%) Cybersecurity
10 29 (5.50%) Mentoring
11 27 (5.12%) SDLC
12 26 (4.93%) Physics
13 25 (4.74%) Feasibility Study
13 25 (4.74%) Multithreading
14 20 (3.80%) Low Latency
15 19 (3.61%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (3.23%) Creative Problem-Solving
16 17 (3.23%) TDD
17 14 (2.66%) High-Frequency Trading
Programming Languages
1 506 (96.02%) C
2 368 (69.83%) C++
3 246 (46.68%) Embedded C++
4 81 (15.37%) Python
5 79 (14.99%) C#
6 61 (11.57%) PHP
7 44 (8.35%) Java
8 37 (7.02%) Assembly Language
9 26 (4.93%) VB
10 25 (4.74%) JavaScript
11 23 (4.36%) Perl
12 21 (3.98%) ANSI C
12 21 (3.98%) SQL
13 17 (3.23%) Bash Shell
14 13 (2.47%) Ruby
15 12 (2.28%) Groovy
16 11 (2.09%) MATLAB
16 11 (2.09%) VB6
17 10 (1.90%) Objective-C
18 2 (0.38%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 162 (30.74%) Degree
2 40 (7.59%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.74%) HND
4 20 (3.80%) HNC
5 15 (2.85%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.85%) SC Cleared
6 12 (2.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.64%) MISRA
2 18 (3.42%) JTAG
3 13 (2.47%) QA
4 10 (1.90%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.76%) IEC 61508
5 4 (0.76%) MISRA C
6 3 (0.57%) DO-178B
6 3 (0.57%) ISO26262
7 1 (0.19%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.19%) ISO13485
System Software
1 183 (34.72%) Firmware
2 6 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.19%) Docker
Vendors
1 38 (7.21%) EMC
2 33 (6.26%) Microsoft
3 26 (4.93%) Atmel
4 12 (2.28%) Intel
5 10 (1.90%) Freescale
6 9 (1.71%) Renesas
7 7 (1.33%) NEC
8 6 (1.14%) Green Hills
9 5 (0.95%) Dell
9 5 (0.95%) HP
10 4 (0.76%) Fujitsu
10 4 (0.76%) Lauterbach
10 4 (0.76%) MKS
10 4 (0.76%) Rockwell
11 3 (0.57%) QNX
12 2 (0.38%) Google
12 2 (0.38%) SAP
12 2 (0.38%) Xilinx
13 1 (0.19%) Altera
13 1 (0.19%) Apple
Broadstone, Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
West London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Generous salary + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive
Posted: 2 days ago
Westerham, Kent
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Pension + Stock + More
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, flexi working, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 32k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Thetford, Norfolk
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Excellent company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £30000.00 - £500000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Salary DOE + Stock + More
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 6 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% pension, flexi working
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary to £50k depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Flexible Working
Posted: 6 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 38,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago