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 30 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded C
UK
3 months to
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 582 763 706
Rank change year-on-year +181 -57  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 295 177 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 0.34% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 261 169 234
Median salary £41,000 £39,750 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.14% -4.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,750 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.96% -9.03%  

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 48102 51427 55559
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.24% 52.37% 51.39%
Number of salaries quoted 40642 44502 47284
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,622 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +174 285 £41,250 +3.77% 43
East of England +33 74 £50,000 +17.64% 17
Cambridgeshire +50 71 £50,000 -4.76% 16
Cambridge +32 53 £52,500 - 14
South East +74 43 £45,000 +20.00% 5
South West +34 43 £37,500 -5.66% 9
Yorkshire +58 42 £40,000 +6.66% 1
London +70 26 £50,000 +21.21% 4
South Yorkshire +7 24 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Midlands +8 20 £32,000 -20.00% 1
Hampshire +37 18 £50,000 +22.69% 2
Cornwall - 18 £37,500 -
Penryn - 18 £37,500 -
Falmouth - 18 £37,500 -
Manchester -12 17 £37,500 -6.25% 3
North West -22 17 £37,500 - 3
East Midlands -1 15 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Basingstoke - 14 £50,000 - 1
Barnsley +6 13 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Doncaster - 11 £40,000 -
Berkshire +33 9 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Durham - 9 £35,000 - 1
Oldham - 9 £37,500 - 1
North East - 9 £35,000 - 2
Surrey +50 8 £45,000 +16.12% 1
Dorset +11 8 £57,500 +43.75% 4
Leicestershire +5 8 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Bristol +3 8 £37,500 -6.25%
Birmingham - 8 £32,500 -
West Yorkshire +12 7 £43,750 +16.66%

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 551 (97.52%) C
2 420 (74.34%) Software Engineering
3 413 (73.10%) C++
4 298 (52.74%) Embedded C++
5 245 (43.36%) Electronics
6 225 (39.82%) Firmware
7 212 (37.52%) Degree
8 197 (34.87%) Linux
9 138 (24.42%) Computer Science
10 129 (22.83%) Wireless
11 120 (21.24%) TCP/IP
12 109 (19.29%) Ethernet
13 89 (15.75%) Python
14 79 (13.98%) Embedded Linux
15 74 (13.10%) Validation
16 73 (12.92%) Bluetooth
17 66 (11.68%) Automotive
17 66 (11.68%) Embedded Systems
18 62 (10.97%) HTML
19 60 (10.62%) Java
19 60 (10.62%) Manufacturing
20 59 (10.44%) C#
20 59 (10.44%) PHP
21 57 (10.09%) RS-232
22 56 (9.91%) RS-485
22 56 (9.91%) Windows
23 55 (9.73%) Algorithms
24 53 (9.38%) Device Driver
24 53 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
24 53 (9.38%) ZigBee

Embedded C
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 15 (2.65%) Simulink
2 8 (1.42%) Stateflow
3 6 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.35%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (2.12%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 129 (22.83%) Wireless
2 120 (21.24%) TCP/IP
3 109 (19.29%) Ethernet
4 73 (12.92%) Bluetooth
5 57 (10.09%) RS-232
6 56 (9.91%) RS-485
7 53 (9.38%) ZigBee
8 31 (5.49%) GSM
9 30 (5.31%) Wi-Fi
10 26 (4.60%) GPRS
11 22 (3.89%) RS-422
12 17 (3.01%) InfiniBand
13 15 (2.65%) Internet
14 12 (2.12%) 802.11
15 5 (0.88%) 3G
15 5 (0.88%) HTTP
15 5 (0.88%) Modbus
16 4 (0.71%) Network Security
16 4 (0.71%) Profibus
16 4 (0.71%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.08%) MySQL
2 8 (1.42%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.71%) OLAP
4 2 (0.35%) Big Data
5 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (7.61%) Visual Studio
2 38 (6.73%) Git (software)
3 20 (3.54%) Subversion
4 9 (1.59%) JIRA
5 5 (0.88%) CANoe
5 5 (0.88%) LabVIEW
5 5 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (0.88%) VectorCAST
6 4 (0.71%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.71%) PVCS
7 2 (0.35%) GCC
8 1 (0.18%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.18%) CodeWarrior
8 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.18%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.18%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.18%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 245 (43.36%) Electronics
2 66 (11.68%) Automotive
3 60 (10.62%) Manufacturing
4 21 (3.72%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.83%) Aerospace
6 12 (2.12%) Multimedia
7 8 (1.42%) Games
8 7 (1.24%) Finance
9 4 (0.71%) Marketing
9 4 (0.71%) Military
10 2 (0.35%) Avionics
11 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 392 (69.38%) Embedded Engineer
2 345 (61.06%) Software Engineer
3 287 (50.80%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 174 (30.80%) Embedded C Engineer
5 140 (24.78%) C Software Engineer
6 139 (24.60%) C++ Software Engineer
7 129 (22.83%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 126 (22.30%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 122 (21.59%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 119 (21.06%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 113 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 111 (19.65%) Firmware Engineer
13 109 (19.29%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
13 109 (19.29%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
14 94 (16.64%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
15 51 (9.03%) Senior Software Engineer
16 50 (8.85%) Developer
17 49 (8.67%) Linux Engineer
18 47 (8.32%) Embedded Developer
19 45 (7.96%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (10.97%) HTML
2 48 (8.50%) .NET
3 28 (4.96%) SOAP
4 26 (4.60%) Qt
5 15 (2.65%) MFC
6 14 (2.48%) WPF
7 12 (2.12%) 802.1X
8 11 (1.95%) Qt Quick
9 10 (1.77%) Web Services
10 8 (1.42%) ASP.NET
10 8 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (1.42%) jQuery
10 8 (1.42%) XML
11 7 (1.24%) JSON
11 7 (1.24%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 7 (1.24%) WCF
11 7 (1.24%) Yocto
12 5 (0.88%) CSS
12 5 (0.88%) Flash
13 4 (0.71%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 138 (24.42%) Computer Science
2 66 (11.68%) Embedded Systems
3 55 (9.73%) Algorithms
4 53 (9.38%) Device Driver
5 43 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (6.19%) Home Automation
7 26 (4.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 18 (3.19%) CAN bus
9 11 (1.95%) VHDL
10 9 (1.59%) Contactless
11 8 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.42%) Internet of Things
11 8 (1.42%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.24%) Verilog
13 4 (0.71%) Smart Energy
14 3 (0.53%) RIA
14 3 (0.53%) Smart Home
15 2 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
15 2 (0.35%) Robotics
15 2 (0.35%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 197 (34.87%) Linux
2 79 (13.98%) Embedded Linux
3 56 (9.91%) Windows
4 24 (4.25%) Android
5 16 (2.83%) Unix
6 11 (1.95%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.24%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.06%) VxWorks
8 6 (1.06%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 5 (0.88%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.88%) Solaris
10 2 (0.35%) ThreadX
11 1 (0.18%) Nucleus RTOS
11 1 (0.18%) OpenWrt
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (74.34%) Software Engineering
2 74 (13.10%) Validation
3 53 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (8.85%) OO
5 46 (8.14%) Mathematics
6 44 (7.79%) Embedded Software Development
7 36 (6.37%) SDLC
8 32 (5.66%) Device Driver Development
9 31 (5.49%) Physics
10 28 (4.96%) Mentoring
10 28 (4.96%) Software Architecture
11 26 (4.60%) Test Automation
12 24 (4.25%) Feasibility Study
13 19 (3.36%) Multithreading
13 19 (3.36%) OOD
14 18 (3.19%) TDD
15 17 (3.01%) Creative Problem-Solving
16 16 (2.83%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (2.83%) UML
17 14 (2.48%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 551 (97.52%) C
2 413 (73.10%) C++
3 298 (52.74%) Embedded C++
4 89 (15.75%) Python
5 60 (10.62%) Java
6 59 (10.44%) C#
6 59 (10.44%) PHP
7 40 (7.08%) Assembly Language
8 28 (4.96%) VB
9 23 (4.07%) ANSI C
10 19 (3.36%) SQL
11 18 (3.19%) JavaScript
12 17 (3.01%) Bash Shell
13 16 (2.83%) Perl
14 15 (2.65%) MATLAB
15 11 (1.95%) VB6
16 10 (1.77%) Ruby
17 4 (0.71%) Groovy
18 3 (0.53%) Delphi
18 3 (0.53%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 212 (37.52%) Degree
2 41 (7.26%) HND
3 37 (6.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 33 (5.84%) Security Cleared
5 19 (3.36%) HNC
6 11 (1.95%) PhD
7 9 (1.59%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.88%) APMG
8 5 (0.88%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.88%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.88%) PMP
9 4 (0.71%) GNVQ
10 1 (0.18%) ISEB
10 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.18%) MCITP
10 1 (0.18%) MCP
10 1 (0.18%) MCSE
10 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.42%) MISRA
2 18 (3.19%) QA
3 12 (2.12%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.59%) JTAG
5 5 (0.88%) IEC 62304
6 4 (0.71%) ISO 26262
7 3 (0.53%) IEC 61508
7 3 (0.53%) MISRA C
8 2 (0.35%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.35%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.18%) DO-254
System Software
1 225 (39.82%) Firmware
2 7 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.18%) Docker
Vendors
1 35 (6.19%) EMC
2 26 (4.60%) Atmel
3 23 (4.07%) Freescale
4 17 (3.01%) Microsoft
5 10 (1.77%) Renesas
6 9 (1.59%) NEC
7 8 (1.42%) Green Hills
7 8 (1.42%) Xilinx
8 6 (1.06%) Altera
8 6 (1.06%) Intel
9 5 (0.88%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.71%) Lauterbach
10 4 (0.71%) Rockwell
11 3 (0.53%) Fujitsu
11 3 (0.53%) MKS
11 3 (0.53%) QNX
12 2 (0.35%) Cadence
12 2 (0.35%) SAP
13 1 (0.18%) Cisco
13 1 (0.18%) Mentor Graphics
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Broadstone, Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum Stock Options + More
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Pension + Stock + More
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Excellent Benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£38,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Salary review every 6 months + ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Hertfordshire
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Oldham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago