Period
to 23 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded C/C++ Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 115 143
Rank change year-on-year +15 +28 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C/C++ Engineer 68 61 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.46% 2.26% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 2.32% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 26 33 10
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +50.00% -17.65%
10th Percentile £47,500 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £57,500 £59,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +50.00% -24.32%

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 2,662 2,630 2,493
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.48% 97.41% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,837 1,988 2,030
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 23 July 2018.

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 23 July 2018, Embedded C/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/C++ Engineer in the job title.

1 68 (100.00%) C
1 68 (100.00%) C++
2 67 (98.53%) Software Engineering
3 63 (92.65%) Embedded C
4 61 (89.71%) Embedded C++
5 47 (69.12%) Python
6 44 (64.71%) Mathematics
7 37 (54.41%) Linux
8 34 (50.00%) Computer Science
9 27 (39.71%) Video Processing
10 24 (35.29%) Physics
11 20 (29.41%) Image Processing
11 20 (29.41%) Computer Vision
11 20 (29.41%) Algorithms
12 17 (25.00%) MATLAB
12 17 (25.00%) OpenGL
12 17 (25.00%) Java
12 17 (25.00%) CUDA
12 17 (25.00%) TensorFlow
13 16 (23.53%) Electronics
14 14 (20.59%) Degree
15 13 (19.12%) Windows
15 13 (19.12%) Embedded Systems
16 12 (17.65%) Linux Kernel Development
16 12 (17.65%) Data Science
16 12 (17.65%) Self-Motivation
16 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
16 12 (17.65%) SQL
16 12 (17.65%) HTML
16 12 (17.65%) Statistics

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Wireless
2 2 (2.94%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) MySQL
General
1 16 (23.53%) Electronics
2 10 (14.71%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.00%) OpenGL
1 17 (25.00%) TensorFlow
2 12 (17.65%) HTML
3 1 (1.47%) Middleware
3 1 (1.47%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 34 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 20 (29.41%) Algorithms
3 17 (25.00%) CUDA
4 13 (19.12%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (17.65%) Life Science
5 12 (17.65%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.47%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.47%) Verilog
6 1 (1.47%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 37 (54.41%) Linux
2 13 (19.12%) Windows
3 4 (5.88%) Android
4 1 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (98.53%) Software Engineering
2 44 (64.71%) Mathematics
3 27 (39.71%) Video Processing
4 24 (35.29%) Physics
5 20 (29.41%) Computer Vision
5 20 (29.41%) Image Processing
6 12 (17.65%) Data Science
6 12 (17.65%) Linux Kernel Development
6 12 (17.65%) Statistics
7 4 (5.88%) Cross-Platform Development
8 3 (4.41%) Code Optimisation
8 3 (4.41%) Machine Learning
9 1 (1.47%) Defect Tracking
9 1 (1.47%) Electronic Design Automation
9 1 (1.47%) Open Source
9 1 (1.47%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) C
1 68 (100.00%) C++
2 63 (92.65%) Embedded C
3 61 (89.71%) Embedded C++
4 47 (69.12%) Python
5 17 (25.00%) Java
5 17 (25.00%) MATLAB
6 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 12 (17.65%) SQL
7 11 (16.18%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.47%) C#
8 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) Degree
2 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) PhD
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Dell
1 6 (8.82%) HP