Period
to 10 December 2017

The median annual salary for an Embedded C++ Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 117 150
Rank change year-on-year +42 +33 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C++ Engineer 120 28 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.80% 1.23% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.91% 1.26% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 91 25 2
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £40,125
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £56,375
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +29.41% -8.11%

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 3070 2215 2760
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.15% 97.36% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2323 1849 2386
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 £67,500 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 10 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 10 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.

1 120 (100.00%) C++
2 113 (94.17%) Software Engineering
3 103 (85.83%) C
4 78 (65.00%) Embedded C++
5 72 (60.00%) Embedded C
6 62 (51.67%) Linux
7 55 (45.83%) Computer Science
8 41 (34.17%) Python
9 37 (30.83%) Mathematics
9 37 (30.83%) Degree
10 31 (25.83%) Windows
11 26 (21.67%) Embedded Systems
12 25 (20.83%) Physics
13 23 (19.17%) Wireless
14 22 (18.33%) Embedded Linux
15 21 (17.50%) Video Processing
15 21 (17.50%) Embedded Software Development
16 20 (16.67%) Multimedia
16 20 (16.67%) Assembly Language
16 20 (16.67%) STL
17 18 (15.00%) Electronics
18 17 (14.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 17 (14.17%) C#
18 17 (14.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 17 (14.17%) Multithreading
19 16 (13.33%) Statistics
19 16 (13.33%) Life Science
19 16 (13.33%) Linux Kernel Development
19 16 (13.33%) HTML
19 16 (13.33%) JavaScript

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:

Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.17%) Wireless
2 15 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (8.33%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.67%) Internet
5 1 (0.83%) Modbus
5 1 (0.83%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Selenium
2 1 (0.83%) GCC
General
1 20 (16.67%) Multimedia
2 18 (15.00%) Electronics
3 9 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.67%) STL
2 17 (14.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 16 (13.33%) HTML
4 14 (11.67%) POSIX
4 14 (11.67%) Qt
5 8 (6.67%) HEVC
5 8 (6.67%) OpenGL
6 1 (0.83%) OpenEmbedded
6 1 (0.83%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 55 (45.83%) Computer Science
2 26 (21.67%) Embedded Systems
3 17 (14.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 16 (13.33%) Life Science
5 14 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (8.33%) Device Driver
7 5 (4.17%) Robotics
8 4 (3.33%) User Experience
9 1 (0.83%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.83%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 62 (51.67%) Linux
2 31 (25.83%) Windows
3 22 (18.33%) Embedded Linux
4 14 (11.67%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (94.17%) Software Engineering
2 37 (30.83%) Mathematics
3 25 (20.83%) Physics
4 21 (17.50%) Embedded Software Development
4 21 (17.50%) Video Processing
5 17 (14.17%) Multithreading
6 16 (13.33%) Linux Kernel Development
6 16 (13.33%) Statistics
7 14 (11.67%) Multithreaded Programming
7 14 (11.67%) OOD
7 14 (11.67%) OOP
8 13 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (10.00%) Scrum
10 9 (7.50%) Device Driver Development
11 8 (6.67%) Code Optimisation
11 8 (6.67%) SDLC
12 6 (5.00%) Cross-Platform Development
12 6 (5.00%) Project Planning
12 6 (5.00%) Test Automation
12 6 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 120 (100.00%) C++
2 103 (85.83%) C
3 78 (65.00%) Embedded C++
4 72 (60.00%) Embedded C
5 41 (34.17%) Python
6 20 (16.67%) Assembly Language
7 17 (14.17%) C#
8 16 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 16 (13.33%) SQL
9 14 (11.67%) Java
10 8 (6.67%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.67%) Perl
12 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (30.83%) Degree
2 5 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.50%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 4 (3.33%) Firmware
2 1 (0.83%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) iptables
Vendors
1 10 (8.33%) Dell
1 10 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
2 1 (0.83%) Wind River