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

Embedded C
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 745 739
Rank change year-on-year +160 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 272 206 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 0.38% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 205 193 211
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 £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - -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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 46799 53896 54523
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.74% 51.54% 50.65%
Number of salaries quoted 39820 46470 46385
Median salary £47,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.29% +1.11%  
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 £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 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 30 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 +139 255 £42,500 +6.25% 47
North West +28 57 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Manchester +30 56 £37,500 +2.73% 4
East of England +36 54 £52,500 +23.52% 15
Cambridgeshire +56 53 £52,500 +10.52% 15
Cambridge +41 45 £55,000 +15.78% 13
South East +55 44 £42,500 - 4
Oldham - 43 £37,500 - 3
Yorkshire +55 37 £40,000 - 7
London +79 24 £50,000 +17.64% 1
South Yorkshire +24 19 £40,000 - 3
South West +30 15 £37,500 -6.25% 10
Scotland +24 14 £47,500 +5.55%
West Midlands +25 13 £40,000 -3.03% 3
West Yorkshire +17 11 £38,500 +2.66% 2
Surrey +55 10 £42,500 +21.42%
Berkshire +47 10 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Hampshire +18 9 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Wakefield +9 9 £37,000 -10.84%
East Midlands -11 8 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Bracknell - 8 £40,000 - 1
Barnsley +1 7 £40,000 - 1
Edinburgh +7 6 £46,250 +22.51%
Doncaster - 6 £40,000 - 2
Falmouth - 6 £37,500 -
Penryn - 6 £37,500 - 2
Redhill - 6 £42,500 -
Sheffield - 6 £40,000 -
Cornwall - 6 £37,500 - 2
Oxford +2 5 £50,000 +29.03%

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 501 (95.98%) C
2 397 (76.05%) Software Engineering
3 365 (69.92%) C++
4 244 (46.74%) Embedded C++
5 243 (46.55%) Electronics
6 199 (38.12%) Linux
7 181 (34.67%) Firmware
8 165 (31.61%) Degree
9 124 (23.75%) TCP/IP
10 103 (19.73%) Wireless
11 100 (19.16%) Ethernet
12 94 (18.01%) Computer Science
13 82 (15.71%) Python
14 78 (14.94%) Validation
15 76 (14.56%) C#
16 73 (13.98%) Embedded Linux
17 66 (12.64%) Windows
18 65 (12.45%) HTML
19 62 (11.88%) PHP
20 61 (11.69%) Bluetooth
21 60 (11.49%) Automotive
22 59 (11.30%) RS-232
23 57 (10.92%) Manufacturing
24 55 (10.54%) RS-485
25 53 (10.15%) ZigBee
25 53 (10.15%) Device Driver
26 49 (9.39%) .NET
27 46 (8.81%) Embedded Systems
28 45 (8.62%) Algorithms
28 45 (8.62%) Agile Software Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (0.77%) Apache Pig
1 4 (0.77%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.92%) Simulink
3 6 (1.15%) Stateflow
4 2 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (2.11%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 124 (23.75%) TCP/IP
2 103 (19.73%) Wireless
3 100 (19.16%) Ethernet
4 61 (11.69%) Bluetooth
5 59 (11.30%) RS-232
6 55 (10.54%) RS-485
7 53 (10.15%) ZigBee
8 30 (5.75%) GSM
9 26 (4.98%) Wi-Fi
10 24 (4.60%) GPRS
11 21 (4.02%) RS-422
12 16 (3.07%) Internet
13 12 (2.30%) IPv6
13 12 (2.30%) Network Security
14 10 (1.92%) InfiniBand
15 7 (1.34%) Modbus
15 7 (1.34%) SNMP
16 5 (0.96%) VoIP
17 4 (0.77%) DHCP
17 4 (0.77%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.28%) MySQL
2 8 (1.53%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.15%) Big Data
4 4 (0.77%) Apache Hive
4 4 (0.77%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.77%) OLAP
5 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (8.24%) Visual Studio
2 42 (8.05%) Git (software)
3 26 (4.98%) Subversion
4 11 (2.11%) CANoe
5 10 (1.92%) Rational DOORS
5 10 (1.92%) VectorCAST
6 9 (1.72%) JIRA
7 4 (0.77%) 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
1 243 (46.55%) Electronics
2 60 (11.49%) Automotive
3 57 (10.92%) Manufacturing
4 17 (3.26%) Aerospace
5 15 (2.87%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.30%) Games
7 9 (1.72%) Military
8 4 (0.77%) Avionics
8 4 (0.77%) Marketing
8 4 (0.77%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.38%) Finance
10 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 367 (70.31%) Embedded Engineer
2 330 (63.22%) Software Engineer
3 275 (52.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 160 (30.65%) Embedded C Engineer
5 132 (25.29%) C Software Engineer
6 123 (23.56%) C++ Software Engineer
7 120 (22.99%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 117 (22.41%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 109 (20.88%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 105 (20.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 101 (19.35%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 96 (18.39%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
12 96 (18.39%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
13 83 (15.90%) Firmware Engineer
14 69 (13.22%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
15 55 (10.54%) Senior Software Engineer
16 44 (8.43%) Developer
17 41 (7.85%) Embedded Developer
18 38 (7.28%) Linux Engineer
19 36 (6.90%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (12.45%) HTML
2 49 (9.39%) .NET
3 28 (5.36%) SOAP
4 23 (4.41%) Qt
5 12 (2.30%) Web Services
6 11 (2.11%) XML
7 10 (1.92%) JSON
8 9 (1.72%) ASP.NET
8 9 (1.72%) CSS
8 9 (1.72%) MFC
9 8 (1.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (1.53%) jQuery
10 7 (1.34%) Node.js
10 7 (1.34%) WPF
11 6 (1.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 6 (1.15%) WCF
11 6 (1.15%) Yocto
12 4 (0.77%) HTML5
12 4 (0.77%) REST
12 4 (0.77%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 94 (18.01%) Computer Science
2 53 (10.15%) Device Driver
3 46 (8.81%) Embedded Systems
4 45 (8.62%) Algorithms
5 32 (6.13%) Home Automation
6 26 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (4.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 20 (3.83%) CAN bus
9 6 (1.15%) Contactless
9 6 (1.15%) Internet of Things
9 6 (1.15%) VHDL
10 4 (0.77%) CUDA
10 4 (0.77%) Smart Energy
11 3 (0.57%) iPad
11 3 (0.57%) Life Science
11 3 (0.57%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.57%) RIA
11 3 (0.57%) Smartcard
12 2 (0.38%) Robotics
12 2 (0.38%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 199 (38.12%) Linux
2 73 (13.98%) Embedded Linux
3 66 (12.64%) Windows
4 33 (6.32%) Android
5 17 (3.26%) Unix
5 17 (3.26%) VxWorks
6 13 (2.49%) Apple iOS
7 12 (2.30%) Mac OS
8 7 (1.34%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 6 (1.15%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.57%) Nucleus RTOS
10 3 (0.57%) ThreadX
11 1 (0.19%) MeeGo
11 1 (0.19%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (76.05%) Software Engineering
2 78 (14.94%) Validation
3 45 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (8.05%) Mathematics
5 40 (7.66%) OO
6 39 (7.47%) Device Driver Development
7 34 (6.51%) UML
8 32 (6.13%) Embedded Software Development
9 31 (5.94%) Software Architecture
10 30 (5.75%) Cybersecurity
11 29 (5.56%) Mentoring
11 29 (5.56%) SDLC
12 27 (5.17%) Physics
13 24 (4.60%) Feasibility Study
13 24 (4.60%) Multithreading
14 19 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (3.45%) Creative Problem-Solving
15 18 (3.45%) Low Latency
16 16 (3.07%) TDD
17 15 (2.87%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 501 (95.98%) C
2 365 (69.92%) C++
3 244 (46.74%) Embedded C++
4 82 (15.71%) Python
5 76 (14.56%) C#
6 62 (11.88%) PHP
7 44 (8.43%) Java
8 37 (7.09%) Assembly Language
9 26 (4.98%) VB
10 24 (4.60%) JavaScript
11 23 (4.41%) Perl
12 22 (4.21%) ANSI C
13 21 (4.02%) SQL
14 17 (3.26%) Bash Shell
15 13 (2.49%) Ruby
16 12 (2.30%) Groovy
16 12 (2.30%) MATLAB
17 11 (2.11%) VB6
18 8 (1.53%) Objective-C
19 2 (0.38%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 165 (31.61%) Degree
2 40 (7.66%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.79%) HND
4 20 (3.83%) HNC
5 15 (2.87%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.87%) SC Cleared
6 12 (2.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.70%) MISRA
2 18 (3.45%) JTAG
3 13 (2.49%) QA
4 10 (1.92%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.77%) IEC 61508
5 4 (0.77%) 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
1 181 (34.67%) Firmware
2 6 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.19%) Docker
Vendors
1 37 (7.09%) EMC
2 31 (5.94%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.17%) Atmel
4 12 (2.30%) Intel
5 10 (1.92%) Freescale
6 9 (1.72%) Renesas
7 8 (1.53%) NEC
8 6 (1.15%) Green Hills
9 5 (0.96%) Dell
9 5 (0.96%) HP
10 4 (0.77%) Fujitsu
10 4 (0.77%) Lauterbach
10 4 (0.77%) MKS
10 4 (0.77%) Rockwell
11 3 (0.57%) QNX
12 2 (0.38%) SAP
12 2 (0.38%) Xilinx
13 1 (0.19%) Altera
13 1 (0.19%) Apple
13 1 (0.19%) Google
Broadstone, Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k plus fantastic benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum + excellent benefits & training
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Penryn, Cornwall
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + help with relocation + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Penryn, Cornwall
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + help with relocation + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Free Parking, Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Flexible Working
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Generous salary + bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive
Posted: 6 days ago
Westerham, Kent
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Pension + Stock + More
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Salary DOE + Stock + More
Posted: 6 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Origami Energy
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago