Period
to 13 December 2017

The median annual salary for an Embedded C++ Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 13 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++ Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 120 155
Rank change year-on-year +42 +35 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C++ Software Engineer 121 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.79% 0.95% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.90% 0.97% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 91 19 2
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +7.69% +5.41%
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £40,125
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £56,375
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £57,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.51% +34.12% -15.00%

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 3106 2257 2756
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.21% 97.33% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2351 1884 2380
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++ 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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017, Embedded 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 Embedded C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 121 (100.00%) C++
2 113 (93.39%) Software Engineering
3 107 (88.43%) C
4 81 (66.94%) Embedded C++
5 75 (61.98%) Embedded C
6 65 (53.72%) Linux
7 58 (47.93%) Computer Science
8 42 (34.71%) Python
9 38 (31.40%) Mathematics
10 37 (30.58%) Degree
11 32 (26.45%) Windows
12 28 (23.14%) Embedded Systems
13 27 (22.31%) Physics
14 24 (19.83%) Wireless
15 23 (19.01%) Embedded Linux
16 22 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
17 21 (17.36%) Video Processing
18 20 (16.53%) Electronics
18 20 (16.53%) Multimedia
18 20 (16.53%) Assembly Language
19 18 (14.88%) C#
20 17 (14.05%) HTML
20 17 (14.05%) JavaScript
20 17 (14.05%) SQL
20 17 (14.05%) STL
20 17 (14.05%) Linux Kernel Development
20 17 (14.05%) Statistics
20 17 (14.05%) Life Science
21 15 (12.40%) Java
21 15 (12.40%) Wi-Fi

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 (0.83%) PTC Creo
1 1 (0.83%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.83%) Wireless
2 15 (12.40%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (8.26%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.65%) Internet
5 1 (0.83%) Modbus
5 1 (0.83%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Selenium
2 1 (0.83%) GCC
2 1 (0.83%) LabVIEW
General
1 20 (16.53%) Electronics
1 20 (16.53%) Multimedia
2 9 (7.44%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.48%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.05%) HTML
1 17 (14.05%) STL
2 14 (11.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 14 (11.57%) POSIX
2 14 (11.57%) Qt
3 8 (6.61%) HEVC
3 8 (6.61%) OpenGL
4 1 (0.83%) OpenEmbedded
4 1 (0.83%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 58 (47.93%) Computer Science
2 28 (23.14%) Embedded Systems
3 17 (14.05%) Life Science
4 14 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (11.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 10 (8.26%) Device Driver
6 5 (4.13%) Robotics
7 4 (3.31%) User Experience
8 1 (0.83%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.83%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 65 (53.72%) Linux
2 32 (26.45%) Windows
3 23 (19.01%) Embedded Linux
4 14 (11.57%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (93.39%) Software Engineering
2 38 (31.40%) Mathematics
3 27 (22.31%) Physics
4 22 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
5 21 (17.36%) Video Processing
6 17 (14.05%) Linux Kernel Development
6 17 (14.05%) Statistics
7 14 (11.57%) Multithreaded Programming
7 14 (11.57%) Multithreading
7 14 (11.57%) OOD
7 14 (11.57%) OOP
8 13 (10.74%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (9.92%) Scrum
10 9 (7.44%) Device Driver Development
11 8 (6.61%) Code Optimisation
11 8 (6.61%) SDLC
12 7 (5.79%) Cross-Platform Development
13 6 (4.96%) Project Planning
14 5 (4.13%) Open Source
14 5 (4.13%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 121 (100.00%) C++
2 107 (88.43%) C
3 81 (66.94%) Embedded C++
4 75 (61.98%) Embedded C
5 42 (34.71%) Python
6 20 (16.53%) Assembly Language
7 18 (14.88%) C#
8 17 (14.05%) JavaScript
8 17 (14.05%) SQL
9 15 (12.40%) Java
10 8 (6.61%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.65%) Perl
12 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (30.58%) Degree
2 5 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.48%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.83%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.83%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Docker
1 1 (0.83%) Firmware
1 1 (0.83%) iptables
Vendors
1 11 (9.09%) Dell
1 11 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (0.83%) EMC
2 1 (0.83%) PTC
2 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
2 1 (0.83%) Wind River