Period
to 26 May 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 71 141
Rank change year-on-year +18 +70 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 158 104 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.10% 4.08% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.28% 4.21% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 94 69 23
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £38,250 £29,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,500 £58,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% - -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 2,994 2,468 2,665
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.94% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,035 1,912 2,124
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £28,600 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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.

1 146 (92.41%) Software Engineering
2 145 (91.77%) C++
3 141 (89.24%) C
4 101 (63.92%) Embedded C
5 91 (57.59%) Linux
6 89 (56.33%) Embedded C++
7 82 (51.90%) Python
8 75 (47.47%) Computer Science
9 64 (40.51%) Mathematics
10 54 (34.18%) Degree
11 41 (25.95%) Physics
12 39 (24.68%) Electronics
13 33 (20.89%) Video Processing
14 28 (17.72%) Assembly Language
15 27 (17.09%) Java
16 26 (16.46%) Embedded Linux
16 26 (16.46%) Embedded Systems
17 24 (15.19%) Algorithms
17 24 (15.19%) Computer Vision
17 24 (15.19%) Image Processing
18 23 (14.56%) Wireless
19 21 (13.29%) HP
19 21 (13.29%) Dell
20 20 (12.66%) JavaScript
20 20 (12.66%) SQL
20 20 (12.66%) HTML
20 20 (12.66%) Windows
20 20 (12.66%) Statistics
20 20 (12.66%) Linux Kernel Development
20 20 (12.66%) Data Science

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:

Applications
1 1 (0.63%) PTC Creo
1 1 (0.63%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.56%) Wireless
2 10 (6.33%) Internet
3 8 (5.06%) Bluetooth
4 4 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.90%) Subversion
3 1 (0.63%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.63%) Buildbot
3 1 (0.63%) CMake
3 1 (0.63%) JIRA
3 1 (0.63%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.63%) LabVIEW
General
1 39 (24.68%) Electronics
2 16 (10.13%) Multimedia
3 10 (6.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.90%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.66%) HTML
2 17 (10.76%) OpenGL
2 17 (10.76%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 75 (47.47%) Computer Science
2 26 (16.46%) Embedded Systems
3 24 (15.19%) Algorithms
4 20 (12.66%) Life Science
4 20 (12.66%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (10.76%) CUDA
6 10 (6.33%) Internet of Things
7 9 (5.70%) Smart Energy
8 5 (3.16%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.90%) ASIC
10 1 (0.63%) Home Automation
10 1 (0.63%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 91 (57.59%) Linux
2 26 (16.46%) Embedded Linux
3 20 (12.66%) Windows
4 9 (5.70%) Android
5 1 (0.63%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (0.63%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (0.63%) Unix
5 1 (0.63%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (92.41%) Software Engineering
2 64 (40.51%) Mathematics
3 41 (25.95%) Physics
4 33 (20.89%) Video Processing
5 24 (15.19%) Computer Vision
5 24 (15.19%) Image Processing
6 20 (12.66%) Data Science
6 20 (12.66%) Linux Kernel Development
6 20 (12.66%) Statistics
7 17 (10.76%) Embedded Software Development
8 10 (6.33%) Signal Processing
9 9 (5.70%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (5.70%) Telematics
10 8 (5.06%) Machine Learning
11 7 (4.43%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (4.43%) Code Optimisation
12 6 (3.80%) Cross-Platform Development
12 6 (3.80%) Scrum
12 6 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (3.16%) Device Driver Development
Programming Languages
1 145 (91.77%) C++
2 141 (89.24%) C
3 101 (63.92%) Embedded C
4 89 (56.33%) Embedded C++
5 82 (51.90%) Python
6 28 (17.72%) Assembly Language
7 27 (17.09%) Java
8 20 (12.66%) JavaScript
8 20 (12.66%) SQL
9 17 (10.76%) MATLAB
10 9 (5.70%) VC++
11 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.63%) C#
11 1 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 54 (34.18%) Degree
2 20 (12.66%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.63%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (2.53%) Firmware
2 1 (0.63%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Vendors
1 21 (13.29%) Dell
1 21 (13.29%) HP
2 1 (0.63%) Apple
2 1 (0.63%) EMC
2 1 (0.63%) PTC