Period
to 18 December 2017

The median annual salary for an Embedded 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 Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 68 120
Rank change year-on-year +33 +52 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Engineer 270 89 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 8.37% 3.87% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.62% 3.97% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 203 83 34
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £62,125
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Engineer in Cambridge

Embedded Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Embedded Engineer in Cambridge

Embedded Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Engineer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, Embedded 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 228 (84.44%) C
2 208 (77.04%) Software Engineering
3 179 (66.30%) C++
4 137 (50.74%) Python
4 137 (50.74%) Embedded C
5 126 (46.67%) Wireless
6 124 (45.93%) Degree
7 112 (41.48%) Linux
8 95 (35.19%) Embedded C++
9 89 (32.96%) Computer Science
10 64 (23.70%) Mathematics
11 56 (20.74%) Embedded Systems
12 54 (20.00%) Electronics
13 49 (18.15%) Bluetooth
14 47 (17.41%) Embedded Linux
15 45 (16.67%) Telecoms
16 44 (16.30%) Embedded Software Development
17 43 (15.93%) Firmware
17 43 (15.93%) Windows
18 40 (14.81%) Assembly Language
19 36 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
20 35 (12.96%) Physics
21 34 (12.59%) Signal Processing
22 33 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
23 32 (11.85%) Perl
24 28 (10.37%) MATLAB
24 28 (10.37%) Test Automation
25 27 (10.00%) Multithreading
26 24 (8.89%) Java
26 24 (8.89%) C#

Embedded 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 (0.37%) OrCAD
1 1 (0.37%) PTC Creo
1 1 (0.37%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 126 (46.67%) Wireless
2 49 (18.15%) Bluetooth
3 36 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (4.44%) WLAN
5 9 (3.33%) Internet
6 5 (1.85%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.74%) Modbus
7 2 (0.74%) SAN
7 2 (0.74%) SNMP
7 2 (0.74%) WAN
7 2 (0.74%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.07%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.11%) GCC
4 2 (0.74%) Hudson
4 2 (0.74%) Selenium
5 1 (0.37%) LabVIEW
General
1 54 (20.00%) Electronics
2 45 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 20 (7.41%) Multimedia
4 8 (2.96%) Marketing
5 1 (0.37%) Automotive
5 1 (0.37%) French Language
5 1 (0.37%) German Language
5 1 (0.37%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.37%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.04%) STL
2 17 (6.30%) HTML
3 16 (5.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 13 (4.81%) POSIX
4 13 (4.81%) Qt
5 9 (3.33%) HEVC
6 8 (2.96%) OpenGL
7 4 (1.48%) OpenEmbedded
7 4 (1.48%) Yocto
8 2 (0.74%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 89 (32.96%) Computer Science
2 56 (20.74%) Embedded Systems
3 20 (7.41%) Device Driver
4 17 (6.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 17 (6.30%) Life Science
5 14 (5.19%) Algorithms
5 14 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.19%) Verilog
6 8 (2.96%) Internet of Things
7 7 (2.59%) Robotics
7 7 (2.59%) Smart Energy
8 4 (1.48%) User Experience
9 2 (0.74%) ASIC
9 2 (0.74%) CAN bus
10 1 (0.37%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 112 (41.48%) Linux
2 47 (17.41%) Embedded Linux
3 43 (15.93%) Windows
4 14 (5.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 5 (1.85%) Android
6 3 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.74%) Unix
8 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (77.04%) Software Engineering
2 64 (23.70%) Mathematics
3 44 (16.30%) Embedded Software Development
4 35 (12.96%) Physics
5 34 (12.59%) Signal Processing
6 33 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (10.37%) Test Automation
8 27 (10.00%) Multithreading
9 22 (8.15%) Mentoring
9 22 (8.15%) Multithreaded Programming
10 21 (7.78%) Test Scripting
11 20 (7.41%) Scrum
11 20 (7.41%) Video Processing
12 17 (6.30%) Device Driver Development
12 17 (6.30%) Linux Kernel Development
12 17 (6.30%) Statistics
13 14 (5.19%) SDLC
14 13 (4.81%) OOD
14 13 (4.81%) OOP
15 12 (4.44%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 228 (84.44%) C
2 179 (66.30%) C++
3 137 (50.74%) Embedded C
3 137 (50.74%) Python
4 95 (35.19%) Embedded C++
5 40 (14.81%) Assembly Language
6 32 (11.85%) Perl
7 28 (10.37%) MATLAB
8 24 (8.89%) C#
8 24 (8.89%) Java
9 17 (6.30%) JavaScript
9 17 (6.30%) SQL
10 7 (2.59%) VC++
11 4 (1.48%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.11%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.74%) Groovy
13 2 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 124 (45.93%) Degree
2 10 (3.70%) Numerate Degree
3 7 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.48%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.74%) JTAG
System Software
1 43 (15.93%) Firmware
2 2 (0.74%) Docker
2 2 (0.74%) iptables
3 1 (0.37%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) Cobbler
1 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (4.81%) Dell
1 13 (4.81%) HP
2 11 (4.07%) Perforce
3 5 (1.85%) Wind River
4 3 (1.11%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.74%) EMC
5 2 (0.74%) QNX
6 1 (0.37%) PTC