Period
to 17 December 2017

The median annual salary for an Embedded C Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

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

Embedded C Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 126 151
Rank change year-on-year +50 +25 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C Engineer 122 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.83% 0.96% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.94% 0.98% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 87 19 10
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £35,000 £46,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £66,500 £66,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% +16.67%

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 3093 2243 2802
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.17% 97.48% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2332 1873 2411
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

Embedded C Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C Engineer in Cambridge

Embedded C Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Embedded C Engineer in Cambridge

Embedded C Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C Engineer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded C Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, Embedded C 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 Embedded C Engineer in the job title.

1 122 (100.00%) C
2 105 (86.07%) Software Engineering
3 97 (79.51%) C++
4 91 (74.59%) Embedded C
5 64 (52.46%) Embedded C++
5 64 (52.46%) Python
6 61 (50.00%) Linux
7 55 (45.08%) Computer Science
8 47 (38.52%) Wireless
9 46 (37.70%) Mathematics
10 44 (36.07%) Degree
11 39 (31.97%) Embedded Systems
12 34 (27.87%) Physics
13 29 (23.77%) Electronics
14 27 (22.13%) Bluetooth
15 25 (20.49%) Assembly Language
15 25 (20.49%) Wi-Fi
16 21 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (16.39%) Video Processing
18 19 (15.57%) Embedded Linux
18 19 (15.57%) Multimedia
18 19 (15.57%) Telecoms
18 19 (15.57%) Windows
19 17 (13.93%) HTML
19 17 (13.93%) JavaScript
19 17 (13.93%) SQL
19 17 (13.93%) Statistics
19 17 (13.93%) Life Science
19 17 (13.93%) Linux Kernel Development
20 13 (10.66%) Java

Embedded C 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 (0.82%) PTC Creo
1 1 (0.82%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (38.52%) Wireless
2 27 (22.13%) Bluetooth
3 25 (20.49%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.64%) Internet
4 2 (1.64%) Modbus
4 2 (1.64%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.74%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.64%) GCC
1 2 (1.64%) Selenium
2 1 (0.82%) LabVIEW
General
1 29 (23.77%) Electronics
2 19 (15.57%) Multimedia
2 19 (15.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.93%) HTML
2 5 (4.10%) HEVC
2 5 (4.10%) OpenGL
3 2 (1.64%) OpenEmbedded
3 2 (1.64%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 55 (45.08%) Computer Science
2 39 (31.97%) Embedded Systems
3 17 (13.93%) Life Science
4 11 (9.02%) Device Driver
5 5 (4.10%) Robotics
6 4 (3.28%) User Experience
7 2 (1.64%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.82%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 61 (50.00%) Linux
2 19 (15.57%) Embedded Linux
2 19 (15.57%) Windows
3 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.64%) Unix
4 1 (0.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (86.07%) Software Engineering
2 46 (37.70%) Mathematics
3 34 (27.87%) Physics
4 21 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (16.39%) Video Processing
6 17 (13.93%) Linux Kernel Development
6 17 (13.93%) Statistics
7 13 (10.66%) Scrum
8 12 (9.84%) Test Automation
9 10 (8.20%) Signal Processing
10 9 (7.38%) Device Driver Development
10 9 (7.38%) SDLC
11 8 (6.56%) Test Scripting
12 7 (5.74%) Cross-Platform Development
12 7 (5.74%) Project Planning
12 7 (5.74%) TDD
13 5 (4.10%) Code Optimisation
13 5 (4.10%) Open Source
13 5 (4.10%) Open Source Development
14 4 (3.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 122 (100.00%) C
2 97 (79.51%) C++
3 91 (74.59%) Embedded C
4 64 (52.46%) Embedded C++
4 64 (52.46%) Python
5 25 (20.49%) Assembly Language
6 17 (13.93%) JavaScript
6 17 (13.93%) SQL
7 13 (10.66%) Java
8 8 (6.56%) Perl
9 5 (4.10%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.46%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 44 (36.07%) Degree
2 7 (5.74%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (4.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.28%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.82%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.82%) PhD
System Software
1 7 (5.74%) Firmware
2 2 (1.64%) Docker
3 1 (0.82%) iptables
Vendors
1 3 (2.46%) Dell
1 3 (2.46%) HP
2 2 (1.64%) Red Hat
2 2 (1.64%) Wind River
3 1 (0.82%) EMC
3 1 (0.82%) PTC