The median annual salary for an Embedded Software Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 95 101
Rank change year-on-year +30 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 56 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.10% 1.17% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.19% 1.21% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 38 14 8
Median salary £52,500 £35,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -14.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £52,500 £47,850
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 1335 1161 1414
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.73% 97.40% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1015 978 1196
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Embedded Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Engineer in Cambridge

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Embedded Software Engineer in Cambridge

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in Cambridge over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded Software Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Embedded 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 102 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 91 (89.22%) C
3 86 (84.31%) C++
4 66 (64.71%) Python
5 59 (57.84%) Embedded C
6 52 (50.98%) Computer Science
7 49 (48.04%) Degree
8 45 (44.12%) Embedded C++
9 44 (43.14%) Mathematics
10 39 (38.24%) Wireless
11 34 (33.33%) Electronics
12 33 (32.35%) Java
13 27 (26.47%) Linux
13 27 (26.47%) Bluetooth
14 23 (22.55%) Security Cleared
15 22 (21.57%) Physics
16 21 (20.59%) Wi-Fi
17 20 (19.61%) Perl
18 18 (17.65%) Assembly Language
19 16 (15.69%) Computer Science Degree
19 16 (15.69%) Embedded Systems
19 16 (15.69%) Embedded Software Development
20 15 (14.71%) Video Processing
20 15 (14.71%) Multimedia
21 14 (13.73%) POSIX
22 13 (12.75%) Firmware
22 13 (12.75%) Computer Architecture
23 10 (9.80%) Windows
24 9 (8.82%) Android
25 8 (7.84%) Git (software)

Embedded 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 39 (38.24%) Wireless
2 27 (26.47%) Bluetooth
3 21 (20.59%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (6.86%) Internet
5 6 (5.88%) 802.11
6 2 (1.96%) SAN
7 1 (0.98%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (7.84%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (33.33%) Electronics
2 15 (14.71%) Multimedia
3 7 (6.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.94%) Automotive
5 1 (0.98%) French Language
5 1 (0.98%) German Language
5 1 (0.98%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.98%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.73%) POSIX
2 6 (5.88%) 802.1X
2 6 (5.88%) Node.js
3 5 (4.90%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (0.98%) Qt
4 1 (0.98%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 52 (50.98%) Computer Science
2 16 (15.69%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (6.86%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (4.90%) Internet of Things
5 4 (3.92%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.92%) Smart Home
6 3 (2.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.96%) Home Automation
7 2 (1.96%) VHDL
8 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.47%) Linux
2 10 (9.80%) Windows
3 9 (8.82%) Android
4 3 (2.94%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 2 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 44 (43.14%) Mathematics
3 22 (21.57%) Physics
4 16 (15.69%) Embedded Software Development
5 15 (14.71%) Video Processing
6 13 (12.75%) Computer Architecture
7 7 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.86%) Android Development
7 7 (6.86%) Regression Testing
8 6 (5.88%) Cross-Platform Development
8 6 (5.88%) OOD
8 6 (5.88%) Scrum
8 6 (5.88%) Web Development
9 5 (4.90%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.90%) OO
9 5 (4.90%) Open Source
9 5 (4.90%) Software Architecture
10 3 (2.94%) Multithreaded Programming
10 3 (2.94%) Multithreading
11 2 (1.96%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 91 (89.22%) C
2 86 (84.31%) C++
3 66 (64.71%) Python
4 59 (57.84%) Embedded C
5 45 (44.12%) Embedded C++
6 33 (32.35%) Java
7 20 (19.61%) Perl
8 18 (17.65%) Assembly Language
9 6 (5.88%) JavaScript
9 6 (5.88%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.94%) C#
11 1 (0.98%) VC++
Qualifications
1 49 (48.04%) Degree
2 23 (22.55%) Security Cleared
3 16 (15.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.94%) PhD
5 1 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 13 (12.75%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (1.96%) QNX
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