Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 21 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 90 141
Rank change year-on-year +52 +51 -36
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 221 59 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 6.72% 2.60% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.93% 2.67% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 160 48 23
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £26,750 £35,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £58,750 £57,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% - -10.00%

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 3,190 2,207 2,868
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 97.14% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2,345 1,821 2,358
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,627
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.15% +9.07%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%

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 February 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 February 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.

1 207 (93.67%) Software Engineering
2 191 (86.43%) C
3 186 (84.16%) C++
4 128 (57.92%) Embedded C
5 119 (53.85%) Linux
6 102 (46.15%) Computer Science
7 101 (45.70%) Embedded C++
8 97 (43.89%) Degree
9 92 (41.63%) Python
10 59 (26.70%) Wireless
11 58 (26.24%) Embedded Linux
12 56 (25.34%) Mathematics
13 46 (20.81%) Electronics
14 45 (20.36%) Physics
15 42 (19.00%) Embedded Systems
16 34 (15.38%) Windows
16 34 (15.38%) Assembly Language
17 33 (14.93%) Java
18 32 (14.48%) Embedded Software Development
19 25 (11.31%) Linux Kernel Development
19 25 (11.31%) Data Science
19 25 (11.31%) JavaScript
19 25 (11.31%) HTML
19 25 (11.31%) SQL
19 25 (11.31%) Statistics
19 25 (11.31%) Life Science
20 24 (10.86%) Video Processing
21 22 (9.95%) Multimedia
21 22 (9.95%) HP
21 22 (9.95%) Dell

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 (0.45%) PTC Creo
1 1 (0.45%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (26.70%) Wireless
2 16 (7.24%) Bluetooth
2 16 (7.24%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (4.98%) Internet
4 1 (0.45%) Modbus
4 1 (0.45%) SNMP
4 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.45%) WAN
4 1 (0.45%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.07%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.90%) Selenium
2 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.45%) Buildbot
2 1 (0.45%) CMake
2 1 (0.45%) GCC
2 1 (0.45%) JIRA
2 1 (0.45%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (0.45%) LabVIEW
General
1 46 (20.81%) Electronics
2 22 (9.95%) Multimedia
3 20 (9.05%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.36%) Marketing
5 1 (0.45%) Automotive
5 1 (0.45%) French Language
5 1 (0.45%) German Language
5 1 (0.45%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.45%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.31%) HTML
2 9 (4.07%) STL
3 8 (3.62%) OpenGL
4 7 (3.17%) HEVC
5 6 (2.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 6 (2.71%) POSIX
5 6 (2.71%) Qt
6 2 (0.90%) OpenEmbedded
6 2 (0.90%) TensorFlow
6 2 (0.90%) Yocto
7 1 (0.45%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 102 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 42 (19.00%) Embedded Systems
3 25 (11.31%) Life Science
4 21 (9.50%) Device Driver
5 10 (4.52%) Internet of Things
6 9 (4.07%) Smart Energy
6 9 (4.07%) Verilog
7 6 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (2.26%) Robotics
9 4 (1.81%) User Experience
10 3 (1.36%) ASIC
11 2 (0.90%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.90%) CUDA
12 1 (0.45%) CAN bus
12 1 (0.45%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 119 (53.85%) Linux
2 58 (26.24%) Embedded Linux
3 34 (15.38%) Windows
4 7 (3.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 4 (1.81%) Android
6 2 (0.90%) FreeRTOS
6 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.90%) Unix
7 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.45%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.45%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (93.67%) Software Engineering
2 56 (25.34%) Mathematics
3 45 (20.36%) Physics
4 32 (14.48%) Embedded Software Development
5 25 (11.31%) Data Science
5 25 (11.31%) Linux Kernel Development
5 25 (11.31%) Statistics
6 24 (10.86%) Video Processing
7 20 (9.05%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (9.05%) Device Driver Development
8 18 (8.14%) Scrum
9 17 (7.69%) Multithreading
10 15 (6.79%) Multithreaded Programming
10 15 (6.79%) Signal Processing
11 13 (5.88%) SDLC
12 11 (4.98%) Open Source
13 9 (4.07%) Configuration Management
13 9 (4.07%) Cross-Platform Development
13 9 (4.07%) Telematics
14 8 (3.62%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 191 (86.43%) C
2 186 (84.16%) C++
3 128 (57.92%) Embedded C
4 101 (45.70%) Embedded C++
5 92 (41.63%) Python
6 34 (15.38%) Assembly Language
7 33 (14.93%) Java
8 25 (11.31%) JavaScript
8 25 (11.31%) SQL
9 15 (6.79%) C#
10 12 (5.43%) Perl
11 9 (4.07%) VC++
12 8 (3.62%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.45%) Ruby
14 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 97 (43.89%) Degree
2 13 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.36%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.45%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.90%) JTAG
System Software
1 19 (8.60%) Firmware
2 2 (0.90%) iptables
3 1 (0.45%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
3 1 (0.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Cobbler
1 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (9.95%) Dell
1 22 (9.95%) HP
2 3 (1.36%) Wind River
3 2 (0.90%) QNX
3 2 (0.90%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.45%) EMC
4 1 (0.45%) PTC