Period
to 21 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded Software Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

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
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 68 124
Rank change year-on-year -16 +56 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 75 112 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.94% 4.18% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.05% 4.28% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 38 76 30
Cambridge median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +14.75% +1.67%
10th Percentile £35,625 £29,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,125 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +17.65%

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 2,457 2,617 2,380
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.35% 97.65% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,706 2,001 1,965
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +1.15%

Embedded Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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 6 months to 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 2018, Embedded Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 72 (96.00%) C++
2 71 (94.67%) Software Engineering
3 67 (89.33%) C
4 50 (66.67%) Linux
5 47 (62.67%) Embedded C++
6 45 (60.00%) Embedded C
7 43 (57.33%) Python
8 38 (50.67%) Mathematics
9 32 (42.67%) Computer Science
10 22 (29.33%) Computer Vision
10 22 (29.33%) Algorithms
10 22 (29.33%) Image Processing
11 21 (28.00%) Video Processing
11 21 (28.00%) Degree
12 17 (22.67%) Electronics
13 16 (21.33%) Physics
14 15 (20.00%) MATLAB
14 15 (20.00%) OpenGL
14 15 (20.00%) CUDA
14 15 (20.00%) TensorFlow
15 12 (16.00%) Java
16 10 (13.33%) Android
16 10 (13.33%) Windows
16 10 (13.33%) Assembly Language
17 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
17 8 (10.67%) SQL
17 8 (10.67%) HTML
17 8 (10.67%) Scrum
17 8 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
17 8 (10.67%) Statistics

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 5 (6.67%) Internet
1 5 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 17 (22.67%) Electronics
2 6 (8.00%) Multimedia
3 3 (4.00%) Advertising
4 1 (1.33%) Automotive
4 1 (1.33%) French Language
4 1 (1.33%) German Language
4 1 (1.33%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.33%) Japanese Language
4 1 (1.33%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.00%) OpenGL
1 15 (20.00%) TensorFlow
2 8 (10.67%) HTML
3 1 (1.33%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 32 (42.67%) Computer Science
2 22 (29.33%) Algorithms
3 15 (20.00%) CUDA
4 8 (10.67%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (10.67%) Life Science
4 8 (10.67%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (6.67%) Internet of Things
6 4 (5.33%) Smart Energy
7 1 (1.33%) Home Automation
7 1 (1.33%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 50 (66.67%) Linux
2 10 (13.33%) Android
2 10 (13.33%) Windows
3 7 (9.33%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (94.67%) Software Engineering
2 38 (50.67%) Mathematics
3 22 (29.33%) Computer Vision
3 22 (29.33%) Image Processing
4 21 (28.00%) Video Processing
5 16 (21.33%) Physics
6 8 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (10.67%) Data Science
6 8 (10.67%) Linux Kernel Development
6 8 (10.67%) Scrum
6 8 (10.67%) Statistics
7 7 (9.33%) Code Optimisation
7 7 (9.33%) Machine Learning
8 5 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (5.33%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (5.33%) Telematics
10 3 (4.00%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (4.00%) Cross-Platform Development
10 3 (4.00%) Test Strategy
11 2 (2.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (96.00%) C++
2 67 (89.33%) C
3 47 (62.67%) Embedded C++
4 45 (60.00%) Embedded C
5 43 (57.33%) Python
6 15 (20.00%) MATLAB
7 12 (16.00%) Java
8 10 (13.33%) Assembly Language
9 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
9 8 (10.67%) SQL
10 4 (5.33%) VC++
11 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.33%) C#
11 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (28.00%) Degree
2 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (9.33%) Dell
1 7 (9.33%) HP
2 1 (1.33%) Apple
2 1 (1.33%) QNX