The median annual salary for an Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 26 June 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++ Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 97 113
Rank change year-on-year +18 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer 39 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.83% 0.77% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.90% 0.79% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 1
Median salary £52,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -17.64%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 1343 1136 1412
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.60% 97.26% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 961 1189
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

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

Embedded C/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/C++ Software Engineer in Cambridge.

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

Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer in Cambridge over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Embedded C/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/C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 57 (100.00%) C++
1 57 (100.00%) C
1 57 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 42 (73.68%) Embedded C
3 41 (71.93%) Embedded C++
4 35 (61.40%) Python
5 28 (49.12%) Computer Science
6 26 (45.61%) Java
6 26 (45.61%) Electronics
7 23 (40.35%) Security Cleared
8 22 (38.60%) Mathematics
9 21 (36.84%) Physics
10 16 (28.07%) Multimedia
10 16 (28.07%) Linux
10 16 (28.07%) Assembly Language
10 16 (28.07%) Degree
10 16 (28.07%) Video Processing
11 9 (15.79%) Wireless
12 8 (14.04%) Bluetooth
12 8 (14.04%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
13 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (10.53%) Scrum
14 6 (10.53%) MATLAB
14 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
14 6 (10.53%) Node.js
14 6 (10.53%) Web Development
15 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
15 5 (8.77%) Open Source
15 5 (8.77%) OO

Embedded C/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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) Wireless
2 8 (14.04%) Bluetooth
2 8 (14.04%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.75%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (45.61%) Electronics
2 16 (28.07%) Multimedia
3 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) Node.js
2 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (49.12%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.51%) Home Automation
3 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.75%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Android
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (38.60%) Mathematics
3 21 (36.84%) Physics
4 16 (28.07%) Video Processing
5 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.53%) Scrum
6 6 (10.53%) Web Development
7 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.77%) OO
7 5 (8.77%) OOD
7 5 (8.77%) Open Source
8 2 (3.51%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (1.75%) Android Development
9 1 (1.75%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.75%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) C
1 57 (100.00%) C++
2 42 (73.68%) Embedded C
3 41 (71.93%) Embedded C++
4 35 (61.40%) Python
5 26 (45.61%) Java
6 16 (28.07%) Assembly Language
7 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 6 (10.53%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (40.35%) Security Cleared
2 16 (28.07%) Degree
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