Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for an Embedded C/C++ Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

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

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 145 158
Rank change year-on-year +37 +13 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C/C++ Engineer 60 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.20% 0.51% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 0.52% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 33 10 3
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -17.65% -10.53%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £39,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £59,500 £56,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year +50.00% -24.32% -2.63%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2662 2488 2846
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.44% 97.11% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2016 2028 2395
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £59,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Embedded C/C++ Engineer in Cambridge

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C/C++ Engineer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded C/C++ Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, Embedded C/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/C++ Engineer in the job title.

1 60 (100.00%) C++
1 60 (100.00%) C
1 60 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 43 (71.67%) Embedded C
3 42 (70.00%) Embedded C++
4 34 (56.67%) Python
5 27 (45.00%) Computer Science
6 23 (38.33%) Java
6 23 (38.33%) Electronics
7 21 (35.00%) Mathematics
8 20 (33.33%) Physics
8 20 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 20 (33.33%) Video Processing
8 20 (33.33%) Multimedia
8 20 (33.33%) Assembly Language
9 18 (30.00%) Linux
10 16 (26.67%) Degree
11 11 (18.33%) Wireless
12 10 (16.67%) Bluetooth
12 10 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (16.67%) Telecoms
13 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (10.00%) Scrum
14 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
14 6 (10.00%) MATLAB
14 6 (10.00%) Web Development
14 6 (10.00%) Node.js
15 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
15 5 (8.33%) Open Source
15 5 (8.33%) OOD

Embedded C/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 11 (18.33%) Wireless
2 10 (16.67%) Bluetooth
2 10 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (38.33%) Electronics
2 20 (33.33%) Multimedia
3 10 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) Node.js
2 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (45.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.33%) Home Automation
3 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.67%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Android
2 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (35.00%) Mathematics
3 20 (33.33%) Physics
3 20 (33.33%) Video Processing
4 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.00%) Scrum
5 6 (10.00%) Web Development
6 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.33%) OO
6 5 (8.33%) OOD
6 5 (8.33%) Open Source
7 2 (3.33%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (1.67%) Android Development
8 1 (1.67%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.67%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) C
1 60 (100.00%) C++
2 43 (71.67%) Embedded C
3 42 (70.00%) Embedded C++
4 34 (56.67%) Python
5 23 (38.33%) Java
6 20 (33.33%) Assembly Language
7 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (10.00%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 16 (26.67%) Degree
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