Period
to 18 December 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 18 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/C++ Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 133 159
Rank change year-on-year +36 +26 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C/C++ Engineer 91 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.82% 0.61% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.90% 0.62% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 63 11 2
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +21.88%
10th Percentile £37,500 £46,250 £40,125
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £56,375
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £57,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year -3.51% +16.92% +8.33%

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 3133 2242 2805
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.18% 97.48% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2367 1872 2414
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 £66,250 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +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 18 December 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 18 December 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 91 (100.00%) C
1 91 (100.00%) C++
1 91 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 73 (80.22%) Embedded C
3 65 (71.43%) Embedded C++
4 52 (57.14%) Linux
5 49 (53.85%) Computer Science
6 40 (43.96%) Python
7 33 (36.26%) Mathematics
8 28 (30.77%) Degree
9 27 (29.67%) Physics
10 26 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
11 24 (26.37%) Wireless
12 21 (23.08%) Electronics
13 20 (21.98%) Video Processing
14 19 (20.88%) Assembly Language
14 19 (20.88%) Windows
14 19 (20.88%) Multimedia
15 17 (18.68%) Life Science
15 17 (18.68%) Statistics
15 17 (18.68%) HTML
15 17 (18.68%) JavaScript
15 17 (18.68%) SQL
15 17 (18.68%) Linux Kernel Development
16 16 (17.58%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (14.29%) Java
17 13 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
18 12 (13.19%) Scrum
19 11 (12.09%) Bluetooth

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.10%) PTC Creo
1 1 (1.10%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.37%) Wireless
2 16 (17.58%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (12.09%) Bluetooth
4 2 (2.20%) Internet
4 2 (2.20%) Modbus
4 2 (2.20%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) GCC
1 2 (2.20%) Selenium
2 1 (1.10%) LabVIEW
General
1 21 (23.08%) Electronics
2 19 (20.88%) Multimedia
3 9 (9.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.68%) HTML
2 5 (5.49%) HEVC
2 5 (5.49%) OpenGL
3 2 (2.20%) OpenEmbedded
3 2 (2.20%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 49 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 26 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
3 17 (18.68%) Life Science
4 11 (12.09%) Device Driver
5 5 (5.49%) Robotics
6 4 (4.40%) User Experience
7 2 (2.20%) CAN bus
8 1 (1.10%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 52 (57.14%) Linux
2 19 (20.88%) Windows
3 13 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (36.26%) Mathematics
3 27 (29.67%) Physics
4 20 (21.98%) Video Processing
5 17 (18.68%) Linux Kernel Development
5 17 (18.68%) Statistics
6 13 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (13.19%) Scrum
8 9 (9.89%) Device Driver Development
9 8 (8.79%) SDLC
10 7 (7.69%) Cross-Platform Development
11 6 (6.59%) Project Planning
12 5 (5.49%) Code Optimisation
12 5 (5.49%) Open Source
12 5 (5.49%) Open Source Development
13 4 (4.40%) Mentoring
14 3 (3.30%) Test Automation
15 1 (1.10%) CAD
15 1 (1.10%) Digital Signal Processing
15 1 (1.10%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 91 (100.00%) C
1 91 (100.00%) C++
2 73 (80.22%) Embedded C
3 65 (71.43%) Embedded C++
4 40 (43.96%) Python
5 19 (20.88%) Assembly Language
6 17 (18.68%) JavaScript
6 17 (18.68%) SQL
7 13 (14.29%) Java
8 5 (5.49%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.20%) Perl
9 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.10%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (30.77%) Degree
2 5 (5.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.10%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Docker
2 1 (1.10%) Firmware
2 1 (1.10%) iptables
Vendors
1 4 (4.40%) Dell
1 4 (4.40%) HP
2 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.20%) Wind River
3 1 (1.10%) EMC
3 1 (1.10%) PTC