Period
to 17 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 43 137
Rank change year-on-year -23 +94 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Engineer 122 192 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.30% 7.17% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.45% 7.37% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 69 154 27
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% +19.44% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,250 £58,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% +5.88%

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 2,743 2,604 2,542
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 97.27% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,898 1,965 2,070
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 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 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Embedded Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, Embedded 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 109 (89.34%) C
2 106 (86.89%) Software Engineering
3 105 (86.07%) C++
4 75 (61.48%) Linux
5 72 (59.02%) Embedded C
6 70 (57.38%) Python
7 67 (54.92%) Embedded C++
8 52 (42.62%) Computer Science
8 52 (42.62%) Mathematics
9 40 (32.79%) Degree
10 35 (28.69%) Electronics
11 28 (22.95%) Video Processing
12 27 (22.13%) Physics
13 25 (20.49%) Computer Vision
14 24 (19.67%) Algorithms
14 24 (19.67%) Image Processing
15 20 (16.39%) Java
16 19 (15.57%) Assembly Language
17 18 (14.75%) MATLAB
18 17 (13.93%) OpenGL
18 17 (13.93%) Embedded Linux
18 17 (13.93%) TensorFlow
18 17 (13.93%) CUDA
19 16 (13.11%) Embedded Systems
19 16 (13.11%) Wireless
20 14 (11.48%) Windows
21 13 (10.66%) JavaScript
21 13 (10.66%) SQL
21 13 (10.66%) HTML
21 13 (10.66%) HP

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.11%) Wireless
2 7 (5.74%) Internet
3 3 (2.46%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.46%) Subversion
3 1 (0.82%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.82%) Buildbot
3 1 (0.82%) CMake
3 1 (0.82%) JIRA
3 1 (0.82%) JIRA Agile
General
1 35 (28.69%) Electronics
2 11 (9.02%) Multimedia
3 3 (2.46%) Advertising
4 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.82%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.93%) OpenGL
1 17 (13.93%) TensorFlow
2 13 (10.66%) HTML
3 1 (0.82%) Middleware
3 1 (0.82%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 52 (42.62%) Computer Science
2 24 (19.67%) Algorithms
3 17 (13.93%) CUDA
4 16 (13.11%) Embedded Systems
5 13 (10.66%) Life Science
5 13 (10.66%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (5.74%) Internet of Things
7 6 (4.92%) Smart Energy
8 5 (4.10%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.82%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.82%) Home Automation
9 1 (0.82%) Smart Home
9 1 (0.82%) Verilog
9 1 (0.82%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 75 (61.48%) Linux
2 17 (13.93%) Embedded Linux
3 14 (11.48%) Windows
4 10 (8.20%) Android
5 1 (0.82%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (0.82%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (0.82%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (86.89%) Software Engineering
2 52 (42.62%) Mathematics
3 28 (22.95%) Video Processing
4 27 (22.13%) Physics
5 25 (20.49%) Computer Vision
6 24 (19.67%) Image Processing
7 13 (10.66%) Data Science
7 13 (10.66%) Linux Kernel Development
7 13 (10.66%) Statistics
8 8 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (6.56%) Machine Learning
8 8 (6.56%) Scrum
9 7 (5.74%) Code Optimisation
9 7 (5.74%) Embedded Software Development
10 6 (4.92%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (4.92%) Telematics
11 5 (4.10%) Cross-Platform Development
12 4 (3.28%) API Testing
12 4 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (3.28%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 109 (89.34%) C
2 105 (86.07%) C++
3 72 (59.02%) Embedded C
4 70 (57.38%) Python
5 67 (54.92%) Embedded C++
6 20 (16.39%) Java
7 19 (15.57%) Assembly Language
8 18 (14.75%) MATLAB
9 13 (10.66%) JavaScript
9 13 (10.66%) SQL
10 6 (4.92%) VC++
11 5 (4.10%) Bash Shell
11 5 (4.10%) Perl
12 1 (0.82%) C#
12 1 (0.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 40 (32.79%) Degree
2 13 (10.66%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) PhD
System Software
1 7 (5.74%) Firmware
2 1 (0.82%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Vendors
1 13 (10.66%) Dell
1 13 (10.66%) HP
2 1 (0.82%) Apple