Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Embedded Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 107 131
Rank change year-on-year +56 +24 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 177 40 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.65% 1.76% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.81% 1.81% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 132 35 22
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -2.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,050 £37,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £57,375
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +4.76% +13.51% -7.50%

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 3048 2210 2742
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 97.40% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2322 1842 2381
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 November 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 21 November 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.

1 171 (96.61%) Software Engineering
2 151 (85.31%) C
3 139 (78.53%) C++
4 97 (54.80%) Embedded C
5 85 (48.02%) Linux
6 76 (42.94%) Embedded C++
7 72 (40.68%) Python
7 72 (40.68%) Degree
8 66 (37.29%) Computer Science
9 58 (32.77%) Wireless
10 37 (20.90%) Mathematics
10 37 (20.90%) Embedded Linux
11 31 (17.51%) Windows
12 27 (15.25%) Embedded Systems
12 27 (15.25%) Embedded Software Development
13 26 (14.69%) Electronics
14 25 (14.12%) Assembly Language
14 25 (14.12%) Physics
15 23 (12.99%) Multithreading
16 22 (12.43%) C#
17 21 (11.86%) Firmware
17 21 (11.86%) Multimedia
17 21 (11.86%) Video Processing
17 21 (11.86%) Multithreaded Programming
18 20 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (11.30%) Java
19 18 (10.17%) Scrum
20 17 (9.60%) Wi-Fi
20 17 (9.60%) STL
21 16 (9.04%) JavaScript

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 58 (32.77%) Wireless
2 17 (9.60%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (7.34%) Bluetooth
4 7 (3.95%) Internet
5 1 (0.56%) SAN
5 1 (0.56%) SNMP
5 1 (0.56%) WAN
5 1 (0.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Selenium
2 1 (0.56%) GCC
2 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (14.69%) Electronics
2 21 (11.86%) Multimedia
3 16 (9.04%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (0.56%) Automotive
5 1 (0.56%) French Language
5 1 (0.56%) German Language
5 1 (0.56%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.56%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.60%) STL
2 14 (7.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 14 (7.91%) HTML
2 14 (7.91%) POSIX
2 14 (7.91%) Qt
3 9 (5.08%) HEVC
4 8 (4.52%) OpenGL
5 2 (1.13%) Node.js
5 2 (1.13%) OpenEmbedded
5 2 (1.13%) Yocto
6 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.56%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 66 (37.29%) Computer Science
2 27 (15.25%) Embedded Systems
3 15 (8.47%) Device Driver
4 14 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 14 (7.91%) Life Science
4 14 (7.91%) Verilog
5 6 (3.39%) Internet of Things
6 5 (2.82%) Robotics
7 4 (2.26%) Smart Energy
7 4 (2.26%) User Experience
8 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.56%) Photography
8 1 (0.56%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 85 (48.02%) Linux
2 37 (20.90%) Embedded Linux
3 31 (17.51%) Windows
4 15 (8.47%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 5 (2.82%) Android
6 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (96.61%) Software Engineering
2 37 (20.90%) Mathematics
3 27 (15.25%) Embedded Software Development
4 25 (14.12%) Physics
5 23 (12.99%) Multithreading
6 21 (11.86%) Multithreaded Programming
6 21 (11.86%) Video Processing
7 20 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (10.17%) Scrum
9 15 (8.47%) OOD
10 14 (7.91%) Device Driver Development
10 14 (7.91%) Linux Kernel Development
10 14 (7.91%) OOP
10 14 (7.91%) Statistics
11 12 (6.78%) SDLC
12 10 (5.65%) Open Source
13 8 (4.52%) Code Optimisation
14 7 (3.95%) Configuration Management
14 7 (3.95%) Project Planning
15 6 (3.39%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 151 (85.31%) C
2 139 (78.53%) C++
3 97 (54.80%) Embedded C
4 76 (42.94%) Embedded C++
5 72 (40.68%) Python
6 25 (14.12%) Assembly Language
7 22 (12.43%) C#
8 20 (11.30%) Java
9 16 (9.04%) JavaScript
9 16 (9.04%) Perl
10 14 (7.91%) SQL
11 8 (4.52%) MATLAB
12 4 (2.26%) VC++
13 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 72 (40.68%) Degree
2 7 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.69%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.13%) JTAG
System Software
1 21 (11.86%) Firmware
2 2 (1.13%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Cobbler
1 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (4.52%) Dell
1 8 (4.52%) HP
2 3 (1.69%) Wind River
3 2 (1.13%) QNX
4 1 (0.56%) Red Hat