Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded C++ Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 19 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++ Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 118 158
Rank change year-on-year +51 +40 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C++ Software Engineer 139 27 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.25% 1.21% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.38% 1.25% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 93 20 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 £40,250 £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 3,174 2,164 2,886
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 97.17% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,341 1,791 2,374
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.05% +8.13%
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% +4.94%

Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C++ Software Engineer in Cambridge

Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Embedded C++ Software Engineer in Cambridge

Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C++ Software Engineer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Embedded C++ Software Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, Embedded C++ Software 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++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 139 (100.00%) C++
2 133 (95.68%) C
3 125 (89.93%) Software Engineering
4 99 (71.22%) Embedded C
5 97 (69.78%) Embedded C++
6 86 (61.87%) Computer Science
7 75 (53.96%) Linux
8 55 (39.57%) Python
9 53 (38.13%) Mathematics
10 52 (37.41%) Degree
11 42 (30.22%) Physics
12 33 (23.74%) Embedded Systems
13 31 (22.30%) Windows
14 30 (21.58%) Electronics
15 29 (20.86%) Embedded Linux
16 25 (17.99%) Java
17 24 (17.27%) JavaScript
17 24 (17.27%) HTML
17 24 (17.27%) SQL
17 24 (17.27%) Statistics
17 24 (17.27%) Life Science
17 24 (17.27%) Linux Kernel Development
17 24 (17.27%) Data Science
18 23 (16.55%) Video Processing
19 22 (15.83%) HP
19 22 (15.83%) Dell
20 21 (15.11%) Assembly Language
20 21 (15.11%) Wireless
20 21 (15.11%) Multimedia
21 20 (14.39%) Embedded Software Development

Embedded 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 (0.72%) PTC Creo
1 1 (0.72%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.11%) Wireless
2 10 (7.19%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (5.04%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.44%) Internet
5 1 (0.72%) Modbus
5 1 (0.72%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Selenium
2 1 (0.72%) GCC
2 1 (0.72%) LabVIEW
General
1 30 (21.58%) Electronics
2 21 (15.11%) Multimedia
3 6 (4.32%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.16%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.27%) HTML
2 9 (6.47%) STL
3 8 (5.76%) OpenGL
4 7 (5.04%) HEVC
5 6 (4.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 6 (4.32%) POSIX
5 6 (4.32%) Qt
6 1 (0.72%) OpenEmbedded
6 1 (0.72%) TensorFlow
6 1 (0.72%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 86 (61.87%) Computer Science
2 33 (23.74%) Embedded Systems
3 24 (17.27%) Life Science
4 10 (7.19%) Device Driver
5 6 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (3.60%) Robotics
7 4 (2.88%) User Experience
8 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.72%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.72%) CUDA
8 1 (0.72%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 75 (53.96%) Linux
2 31 (22.30%) Windows
3 29 (20.86%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (4.32%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (89.93%) Software Engineering
2 53 (38.13%) Mathematics
3 42 (30.22%) Physics
4 24 (17.27%) Data Science
4 24 (17.27%) Linux Kernel Development
4 24 (17.27%) Statistics
5 23 (16.55%) Video Processing
6 20 (14.39%) Embedded Software Development
7 13 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (8.63%) Scrum
9 9 (6.47%) Cross-Platform Development
9 9 (6.47%) Device Driver Development
10 8 (5.76%) SDLC
11 7 (5.04%) Code Optimisation
12 6 (4.32%) Multithreaded Programming
12 6 (4.32%) Multithreading
12 6 (4.32%) OOD
12 6 (4.32%) OOP
12 6 (4.32%) Project Planning
13 5 (3.60%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 139 (100.00%) C++
2 133 (95.68%) C
3 99 (71.22%) Embedded C
4 97 (69.78%) Embedded C++
5 55 (39.57%) Python
6 25 (17.99%) Java
7 24 (17.27%) JavaScript
7 24 (17.27%) SQL
8 21 (15.11%) Assembly Language
9 10 (7.19%) C#
10 8 (5.76%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.44%) Perl
12 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (37.41%) Degree
2 12 (8.63%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.16%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.72%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.72%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Docker
1 1 (0.72%) Firmware
1 1 (0.72%) iptables
Vendors
1 22 (15.83%) Dell
1 22 (15.83%) HP
2 1 (0.72%) EMC
2 1 (0.72%) PTC
2 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
2 1 (0.72%) Wind River