Period
to 17 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded C++ Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 118 162
Rank change year-on-year +49 +44 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C++ Engineer 141 29 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.35% 1.29% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.49% 1.33% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 93 22 1
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -18.18% +22.22%
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £58,750 £57,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +23.53% -5.56%

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 3,141 2,187 2,906
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.91% 97.11% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,312 1,809 2,399
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £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%

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 February 2018.

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 February 2018, Embedded C++ Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Embedded C++ Engineer in the job title.

1 141 (100.00%) C++
2 134 (95.04%) C
3 127 (90.07%) Software Engineering
4 99 (70.21%) Embedded C
5 97 (68.79%) Embedded C++
6 85 (60.28%) Computer Science
7 75 (53.19%) Linux
8 56 (39.72%) Python
9 54 (38.30%) Mathematics
9 54 (38.30%) Degree
10 42 (29.79%) Physics
11 34 (24.11%) Embedded Systems
12 32 (22.70%) Windows
13 31 (21.99%) Electronics
14 29 (20.57%) Embedded Linux
15 26 (18.44%) Java
16 24 (17.02%) JavaScript
16 24 (17.02%) SQL
16 24 (17.02%) HTML
16 24 (17.02%) Statistics
16 24 (17.02%) Life Science
16 24 (17.02%) Linux Kernel Development
16 24 (17.02%) Data Science
17 23 (16.31%) Video Processing
18 22 (15.60%) Assembly Language
19 21 (14.89%) Wireless
19 21 (14.89%) Multimedia
20 20 (14.18%) HP
20 20 (14.18%) Dell
21 19 (13.48%) Embedded Software Development

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 (0.71%) PTC Creo
1 1 (0.71%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.89%) Wireless
2 11 (7.80%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (5.67%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.42%) Internet
4 2 (1.42%) Modbus
4 2 (1.42%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.71%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.42%) GCC
1 2 (1.42%) Selenium
2 1 (0.71%) LabVIEW
General
1 31 (21.99%) Electronics
2 21 (14.89%) Multimedia
3 6 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.02%) HTML
2 10 (7.09%) STL
3 8 (5.67%) OpenGL
4 7 (4.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 7 (4.96%) HEVC
5 6 (4.26%) POSIX
5 6 (4.26%) Qt
6 2 (1.42%) OpenEmbedded
6 2 (1.42%) Yocto
7 1 (0.71%) Middleware
7 1 (0.71%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 85 (60.28%) Computer Science
2 34 (24.11%) Embedded Systems
3 24 (17.02%) Life Science
4 12 (8.51%) Device Driver
5 7 (4.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.55%) Robotics
8 4 (2.84%) User Experience
9 2 (1.42%) CAN bus
10 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.71%) CUDA
10 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.71%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.71%) Smart Home
10 1 (0.71%) Verilog
10 1 (0.71%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 75 (53.19%) Linux
2 32 (22.70%) Windows
3 29 (20.57%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (4.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (90.07%) Software Engineering
2 54 (38.30%) Mathematics
3 42 (29.79%) Physics
4 24 (17.02%) Data Science
4 24 (17.02%) Linux Kernel Development
4 24 (17.02%) Statistics
5 23 (16.31%) Video Processing
6 19 (13.48%) Embedded Software Development
7 13 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (8.51%) Scrum
9 9 (6.38%) Cross-Platform Development
9 9 (6.38%) Device Driver Development
10 8 (5.67%) SDLC
11 7 (4.96%) Code Optimisation
11 7 (4.96%) Multithreading
12 6 (4.26%) Multithreaded Programming
12 6 (4.26%) OOD
12 6 (4.26%) OOP
12 6 (4.26%) Project Planning
13 5 (3.55%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 141 (100.00%) C++
2 134 (95.04%) C
3 99 (70.21%) Embedded C
4 97 (68.79%) Embedded C++
5 56 (39.72%) Python
6 26 (18.44%) Java
7 24 (17.02%) JavaScript
7 24 (17.02%) SQL
8 22 (15.60%) Assembly Language
9 10 (7.09%) C#
10 8 (5.67%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.42%) Perl
11 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (38.30%) Degree
2 12 (8.51%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.13%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.42%) PhD
6 1 (0.71%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 2 (1.42%) Docker
1 2 (1.42%) Firmware
2 1 (0.71%) iptables
Vendors
1 20 (14.18%) Dell
1 20 (14.18%) HP
2 2 (1.42%) Red Hat
2 2 (1.42%) Wind River
3 1 (0.71%) EMC
3 1 (0.71%) PTC