Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a C Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 113 138
Rank change year-on-year +74 +25 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 195 29 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 6.27% 1.32% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.47% 1.35% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 139 15 30
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £30,000 £44,750 £36,125
90th Percentile £65,750 £67,500 £56,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £57,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.51% +14.00% +17.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3,012 2,145 2,854
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 97.32% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2,234 1,816 2,395
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £29,575 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

C Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured C Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018, 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.

1 195 (100.00%) C
1 195 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 148 (75.90%) C++
3 126 (64.62%) Linux
4 120 (61.54%) Computer Science
5 106 (54.36%) Degree
6 83 (42.56%) Mathematics
6 83 (42.56%) Python
7 82 (42.05%) Embedded C
8 76 (38.97%) Physics
9 72 (36.92%) Embedded C++
10 41 (21.03%) Wireless
11 38 (19.49%) Java
12 37 (18.97%) Windows
13 35 (17.95%) Embedded Systems
14 28 (14.36%) SDLC
15 27 (13.85%) Multithreading
15 27 (13.85%) Electronics
16 22 (11.28%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (11.28%) SQL
17 21 (10.77%) JavaScript
17 21 (10.77%) HTML
17 21 (10.77%) Scrum
17 21 (10.77%) Embedded Linux
17 21 (10.77%) Statistics
17 21 (10.77%) Video Processing
17 21 (10.77%) Life Science
17 21 (10.77%) Linux Kernel Development
18 20 (10.26%) Algorithms
19 19 (9.74%) Multithreaded Programming

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:

Applications
1 1 (0.51%) PTC Creo
1 1 (0.51%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (21.03%) Wireless
2 12 (6.15%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (3.59%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.03%) Internet
5 1 (0.51%) Modbus
5 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.51%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (3.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (3.59%) Bitbucket
1 7 (3.59%) Git (software)
1 7 (3.59%) JIRA
2 2 (1.03%) Selenium
3 1 (0.51%) GCC
3 1 (0.51%) LabVIEW
General
1 27 (13.85%) Electronics
2 18 (9.23%) Multimedia
3 6 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.77%) HTML
2 14 (7.18%) Apache Axis
3 7 (3.59%) HEVC
3 7 (3.59%) OpenGL
4 1 (0.51%) MFC
4 1 (0.51%) OpenEmbedded
4 1 (0.51%) STL
4 1 (0.51%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 120 (61.54%) Computer Science
2 35 (17.95%) Embedded Systems
3 21 (10.77%) Life Science
4 20 (10.26%) Algorithms
5 14 (7.18%) 3D Printing
6 10 (5.13%) Device Driver
7 6 (3.08%) Augmented Reality
8 5 (2.56%) Robotics
9 4 (2.05%) User Experience
10 1 (0.51%) CAN bus
10 1 (0.51%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 126 (64.62%) Linux
2 37 (18.97%) Windows
3 21 (10.77%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.03%) Unix
5 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 83 (42.56%) Mathematics
3 76 (38.97%) Physics
4 28 (14.36%) SDLC
5 27 (13.85%) Multithreading
6 22 (11.28%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (10.77%) Linux Kernel Development
7 21 (10.77%) Scrum
7 21 (10.77%) Statistics
7 21 (10.77%) Video Processing
8 19 (9.74%) Multithreaded Programming
9 15 (7.69%) CAD
10 14 (7.18%) CAE
10 14 (7.18%) Content Writing
11 9 (4.62%) Device Driver Development
11 9 (4.62%) OO
12 8 (4.10%) Collaborative Working
12 8 (4.10%) Configuration Management
12 8 (4.10%) OOP
13 7 (3.59%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 195 (100.00%) C
2 148 (75.90%) C++
3 83 (42.56%) Python
4 82 (42.05%) Embedded C
5 72 (36.92%) Embedded C++
6 38 (19.49%) Java
7 22 (11.28%) SQL
8 21 (10.77%) JavaScript
9 18 (9.23%) Assembly Language
9 18 (9.23%) C#
10 13 (6.67%) MATLAB
11 8 (4.10%) Fortran
12 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.03%) Perl
12 2 (1.03%) Tcl
13 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 106 (54.36%) Degree
2 8 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.54%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.51%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Docker
1 1 (0.51%) Firmware
1 1 (0.51%) iptables
Vendors
1 12 (6.15%) Dell
1 12 (6.15%) HP
2 7 (3.59%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.51%) EMC
3 1 (0.51%) PTC
3 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.51%) Wind River