The median annual salary for a C Software Engineer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

C Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 88 92
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 39 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.83% 0.94% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 0.97% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 26
Median salary £43,750 £52,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +90.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £36,750
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1335 1338 1470
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 96.88% 96.89% 98.46%
Number of salaries quoted 987 1088 1239
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

C Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured C Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C Software Engineer in Cambridge

C Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for C Software Engineer in Cambridge

C Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C Software Engineer in Cambridge over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for C Software Engineer in Cambridge

C Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, C Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring C Software Engineer in the job title.

1 51 (100.00%) C
1 51 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 49 (96.08%) C++
3 37 (72.55%) Python
4 32 (62.75%) Embedded C
5 29 (56.86%) Embedded C++
6 28 (54.90%) Computer Science
7 25 (49.02%) Java
8 20 (39.22%) Mathematics
8 20 (39.22%) Physics
9 19 (37.25%) Linux
9 19 (37.25%) Degree
9 19 (37.25%) Electronics
10 17 (33.33%) Security Cleared
11 9 (17.65%) Windows
11 9 (17.65%) Assembly Language
12 8 (15.69%) C#
12 8 (15.69%) Wireless
12 8 (15.69%) Algorithms
13 7 (13.73%) Video Processing
13 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (13.73%) Multimedia
14 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
14 6 (11.76%) CAD
14 6 (11.76%) CAE
14 6 (11.76%) 3D Modelling
14 6 (11.76%) 3D Printing
14 6 (11.76%) Apache Axis
14 6 (11.76%) Content Writing
15 5 (9.80%) Telecoms

C Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 8 (15.69%) Wireless
2 4 (7.84%) Bluetooth
2 4 (7.84%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (5.88%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.92%) Internet
5 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (1.96%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (1.96%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (37.25%) Electronics
2 7 (13.73%) Multimedia
3 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) Apache Axis
2 2 (3.92%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.96%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (54.90%) Computer Science
2 8 (15.69%) Algorithms
3 6 (11.76%) 3D Printing
4 3 (5.88%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.92%) Home Automation
6 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.96%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 19 (37.25%) Linux
2 9 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (3.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (39.22%) Mathematics
2 20 (39.22%) Physics
3 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.73%) Video Processing
4 6 (11.76%) 3D Modelling
4 6 (11.76%) CAD
4 6 (11.76%) CAE
4 6 (11.76%) Content Writing
5 5 (9.80%) Scrum
6 3 (5.88%) Multithreading
6 3 (5.88%) Visualisation
7 2 (3.92%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (3.92%) Machine Learning
7 2 (3.92%) Signal Processing
8 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.96%) Network Planning
8 1 (1.96%) Open Source
8 1 (1.96%) Telematics
8 1 (1.96%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) C
2 49 (96.08%) C++
3 37 (72.55%) Python
4 32 (62.75%) Embedded C
5 29 (56.86%) Embedded C++
6 25 (49.02%) Java
7 9 (17.65%) Assembly Language
8 8 (15.69%) C#
9 4 (7.84%) MATLAB
10 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (37.25%) Degree
2 17 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) PhD
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Dell
2 3 (5.88%) HP
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