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

Embedded C
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 587 740 694
Rank change year-on-year +153 -46  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C 299 193 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 0.38% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 272 180 233
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 50204 51240 57032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.13% 52.79% 51.45%
Number of salaries quoted 42122 44388 48638
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 £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 26 June 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 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
England +140 292 £42,500 +6.25% 35
East of England +36 78 £50,000 +17.64% 13
Cambridgeshire +35 69 £50,000 -4.76% 12
South East +71 52 £45,000 +4.04% 7
South West +32 50 £37,500 -5.66% 5
Cambridge +22 48 £52,500 -6.66% 10
Yorkshire +24 36 £40,000 -11.11%
London +33 27 £50,000 +9.28% 2
West Midlands +17 25 £30,000 -25.00% 1
South Yorkshire +7 22 £41,250 -8.33%
Hampshire +29 19 £50,000 +14.28% 3
Cornwall - 18 £37,500 -
Falmouth - 18 £37,500 -
Penryn - 18 £37,500 -
Basingstoke +14 16 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Surrey +44 15 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Barnsley +3 14 £42,500 -5.55%
East Midlands +10 13 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Birmingham - 11 £30,000 -
Bristol -14 10 £38,750 -3.12% 2
North East - 10 £35,000 - 3
Dorset +10 9 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Durham - 9 £35,000 - 1
Leicestershire +12 8 £30,000 -7.69%
Leicester +8 8 £30,000 -11.11%
Doncaster - 8 £40,000 -
Walton-on-Thames - 8 £45,000 -
Berkshire +25 7 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Northamptonshire +9 7 £30,000 -11.11%
East Yorkshire -6 7 £20,000 -

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 with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 555 (97.37%) C
2 428 (75.09%) Software Engineering
3 421 (73.86%) C++
4 303 (53.16%) Embedded C++
5 242 (42.46%) Electronics
6 219 (38.42%) Degree
7 217 (38.07%) Firmware
8 208 (36.49%) Linux
9 146 (25.61%) Computer Science
10 123 (21.58%) Wireless
11 109 (19.12%) TCP/IP
12 102 (17.89%) Ethernet
13 86 (15.09%) Python
14 83 (14.56%) Embedded Linux
15 72 (12.63%) Embedded Systems
16 70 (12.28%) Automotive
17 69 (12.11%) Java
18 68 (11.93%) Bluetooth
19 67 (11.75%) C#
20 63 (11.05%) Validation
21 59 (10.35%) Agile Software Development
22 58 (10.18%) Windows
23 56 (9.82%) OO
23 56 (9.82%) Algorithms
24 55 (9.65%) Device Driver
25 54 (9.47%) HTML
26 53 (9.30%) Manufacturing
26 53 (9.30%) RS-232
26 53 (9.30%) RS-485
27 52 (9.12%) PHP

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 13 (2.28%) Simulink
2 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.05%) Stateflow
3 3 (0.53%) OrCAD
4 2 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.11%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 123 (21.58%) Wireless
2 109 (19.12%) TCP/IP
3 102 (17.89%) Ethernet
4 68 (11.93%) Bluetooth
5 53 (9.30%) RS-232
5 53 (9.30%) RS-485
6 40 (7.02%) ZigBee
7 30 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
8 26 (4.56%) GSM
9 21 (3.68%) GPRS
9 21 (3.68%) InfiniBand
10 19 (3.33%) RS-422
11 16 (2.81%) 802.11
12 14 (2.46%) Internet
13 8 (1.40%) Modbus
14 7 (1.23%) Profibus
15 6 (1.05%) SNMP
16 5 (0.88%) 3G
17 4 (0.70%) HTTP
18 3 (0.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.79%) MySQL
2 8 (1.40%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.53%) OLAP
4 2 (0.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 40 (7.02%) Visual Studio
2 37 (6.49%) Git (software)
3 18 (3.16%) Subversion
4 8 (1.40%) JIRA
5 6 (1.05%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (0.88%) LabVIEW
7 4 (0.70%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.53%) CANoe
8 3 (0.53%) GCC
8 3 (0.53%) VectorCAST
9 2 (0.35%) PVCS
10 1 (0.18%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.18%) CodeWarrior
10 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.18%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.18%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.18%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.18%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 242 (42.46%) Electronics
2 70 (12.28%) Automotive
3 53 (9.30%) Manufacturing
4 25 (4.39%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.16%) Aerospace
6 16 (2.81%) Multimedia
7 11 (1.93%) Finance
8 9 (1.58%) Games
9 3 (0.53%) Marketing
10 2 (0.35%) Avionics
10 2 (0.35%) Military
11 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 394 (69.12%) Embedded Engineer
2 354 (62.11%) Software Engineer
3 289 (50.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 177 (31.05%) Embedded C Engineer
5 146 (25.61%) C++ Software Engineer
6 143 (25.09%) C Software Engineer
7 131 (22.98%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 128 (22.46%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 126 (22.11%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 123 (21.58%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 114 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 112 (19.65%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
12 112 (19.65%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
12 112 (19.65%) Firmware Engineer
13 96 (16.84%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
14 56 (9.82%) Senior Software Engineer
15 50 (8.77%) Linux Engineer
16 49 (8.60%) Developer
17 46 (8.07%) Embedded Developer
17 46 (8.07%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (9.47%) HTML
2 47 (8.25%) .NET
3 37 (6.49%) Qt
4 26 (4.56%) SOAP
5 17 (2.98%) 802.1X
6 15 (2.63%) MFC
7 14 (2.46%) WPF
8 13 (2.28%) Qt Quick
9 10 (1.75%) Web Services
10 7 (1.23%) JSON
10 7 (1.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 7 (1.23%) WCF
10 7 (1.23%) XML
10 7 (1.23%) Yocto
11 6 (1.05%) ASP.NET
11 6 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (1.05%) jQuery
11 6 (1.05%) wxWidgets
12 5 (0.88%) Flash
13 4 (0.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 146 (25.61%) Computer Science
2 72 (12.63%) Embedded Systems
3 56 (9.82%) Algorithms
4 55 (9.65%) Device Driver
5 49 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (5.61%) Home Automation
7 29 (5.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 23 (4.04%) CAN bus
9 15 (2.63%) VHDL
10 11 (1.93%) Contactless
11 10 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (1.75%) Verilog
12 8 (1.40%) Internet of Things
12 8 (1.40%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.70%) Smart Energy
13 4 (0.70%) Smart Home
14 3 (0.53%) CPLD
14 3 (0.53%) EMV
14 3 (0.53%) EPoS
14 3 (0.53%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 208 (36.49%) Linux
2 83 (14.56%) Embedded Linux
3 58 (10.18%) Windows
4 27 (4.74%) Android
5 19 (3.33%) Unix
6 15 (2.63%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.40%) Solaris
8 7 (1.23%) VxWorks
8 7 (1.23%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.88%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 3 (0.53%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.53%) OpenWrt
11 2 (0.35%) ThreadX
12 1 (0.18%) Nucleus RTOS
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (75.09%) Software Engineering
2 63 (11.05%) Validation
3 59 (10.35%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (9.82%) OO
5 50 (8.77%) Embedded Software Development
6 41 (7.19%) Mathematics
7 31 (5.44%) Device Driver Development
8 29 (5.09%) Physics
8 29 (5.09%) SDLC
9 28 (4.91%) Mentoring
9 28 (4.91%) Software Architecture
9 28 (4.91%) Test Automation
10 20 (3.51%) Feasibility Study
11 19 (3.33%) OOD
12 17 (2.98%) Multithreading
13 16 (2.81%) Configuration Management
13 16 (2.81%) Project Management
13 16 (2.81%) Scenario Testing
13 16 (2.81%) TDD
13 16 (2.81%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 555 (97.37%) C
2 421 (73.86%) C++
3 303 (53.16%) Embedded C++
4 86 (15.09%) Python
5 69 (12.11%) Java
6 67 (11.75%) C#
7 52 (9.12%) PHP
8 41 (7.19%) Assembly Language
9 23 (4.04%) VB
10 20 (3.51%) ANSI C
11 17 (2.98%) JavaScript
12 15 (2.63%) Bash Shell
13 14 (2.46%) Perl
13 14 (2.46%) SQL
14 13 (2.28%) MATLAB
15 11 (1.93%) Ruby
16 9 (1.58%) VB6
17 4 (0.70%) Delphi
18 3 (0.53%) Fortran
18 3 (0.53%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 219 (38.42%) Degree
2 46 (8.07%) HND
3 38 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 33 (5.79%) Security Cleared
5 15 (2.63%) HNC
6 8 (1.40%) APMG
6 8 (1.40%) PhD
6 8 (1.40%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.40%) PMP
6 8 (1.40%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.23%) GNVQ
8 4 (0.70%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.18%) ISEB
9 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.18%) MCITP
9 1 (0.18%) MCP
9 1 (0.18%) MCSE
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.68%) QA
2 19 (3.33%) MISRA
3 14 (2.46%) ISO 9001
4 10 (1.75%) JTAG
5 5 (0.88%) ISO 26262
6 4 (0.70%) IEC 62304
7 3 (0.53%) IEC 61508
8 2 (0.35%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.35%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.35%) MISRA C
9 1 (0.18%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.18%) DO-254
System Software
1 217 (38.07%) Firmware
2 7 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.18%) Docker
Vendors
1 32 (5.61%) EMC
2 29 (5.09%) Freescale
3 21 (3.68%) Atmel
4 15 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 9 (1.58%) NEC
5 9 (1.58%) Xilinx
6 8 (1.40%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.40%) Renesas
7 7 (1.23%) Altera
8 6 (1.05%) Green Hills
8 6 (1.05%) Lauterbach
9 4 (0.70%) Intel
10 2 (0.35%) Cadence
10 2 (0.35%) Fujitsu
10 2 (0.35%) MKS
10 2 (0.35%) QNX
10 2 (0.35%) Rockwell
10 2 (0.35%) SAP
11 1 (0.18%) Mentor Graphics
11 1 (0.18%) Motorola
Rochester, Kent
Bluetownonline
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £DoE + share options
Posted: 10 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
NST Recruitment Limited
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k DoE + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Limited
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gateshead
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Secure Thingz
Salary: Competitive salary + early stage equity
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
SoCode Limited
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
South London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 14 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-35,000
Posted: 6 days ago