Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 132 155
Rank change year-on-year +31 +23 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer 83 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.73% 0.70% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 0.72% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 61 13 3
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £39,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £55,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £57,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -7.89% +34.12% -8.11%

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 2958 2229 2781
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.40% 97.42% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2265 1855 2402
Cambridge median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 17 November 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 83 (100.00%) C
1 83 (100.00%) C++
1 83 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 63 (75.90%) Embedded C
3 55 (66.27%) Embedded C++
4 45 (54.22%) Linux
5 38 (45.78%) Computer Science
6 35 (42.17%) Python
7 27 (32.53%) Mathematics
8 24 (28.92%) Wireless
9 22 (26.51%) Degree
9 22 (26.51%) Video Processing
10 21 (25.30%) Embedded Systems
10 21 (25.30%) Physics
10 21 (25.30%) Multimedia
10 21 (25.30%) Assembly Language
11 16 (19.28%) Electronics
12 15 (18.07%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
13 14 (16.87%) Windows
13 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (15.66%) Statistics
14 13 (15.66%) Life Science
14 13 (15.66%) SQL
14 13 (15.66%) HTML
14 13 (15.66%) Linux Kernel Development
15 12 (14.46%) Scrum
16 10 (12.05%) Telecoms
16 10 (12.05%) Bluetooth
16 10 (12.05%) Embedded Linux

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 24 (28.92%) Wireless
2 15 (18.07%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (12.05%) Bluetooth
4 2 (2.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Selenium
General
1 21 (25.30%) Multimedia
2 16 (19.28%) Electronics
3 10 (12.05%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.66%) HTML
2 5 (6.02%) HEVC
2 5 (6.02%) OpenGL
3 2 (2.41%) Node.js
4 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (45.78%) Computer Science
2 21 (25.30%) Embedded Systems
3 13 (15.66%) Life Science
4 8 (9.64%) Device Driver
5 4 (4.82%) Robotics
5 4 (4.82%) User Experience
6 1 (1.20%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 45 (54.22%) Linux
2 14 (16.87%) Windows
3 10 (12.05%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (32.53%) Mathematics
3 22 (26.51%) Video Processing
4 21 (25.30%) Physics
5 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (15.66%) Linux Kernel Development
6 13 (15.66%) Statistics
7 12 (14.46%) Scrum
8 8 (9.64%) Device Driver Development
9 7 (8.43%) SDLC
10 5 (6.02%) Code Optimisation
10 5 (6.02%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.02%) Open Source
10 5 (6.02%) Project Planning
11 4 (4.82%) Cross-Platform Development
11 4 (4.82%) Open Source Development
12 3 (3.61%) Test Automation
13 2 (2.41%) Web Development
14 1 (1.20%) Configuration Management
14 1 (1.20%) OO
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) C
1 83 (100.00%) C++
2 63 (75.90%) Embedded C
3 55 (66.27%) Embedded C++
4 35 (42.17%) Python
5 21 (25.30%) Assembly Language
6 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
7 13 (15.66%) SQL
8 9 (10.84%) Java
9 5 (6.02%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (26.51%) Degree
2 4 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Firmware
1 1 (1.20%) iptables
Vendors
1 2 (2.41%) Dell
1 2 (2.41%) HP