Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 52 110
Rank change year-on-year -61 +58 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 28 169 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.35% 5.56% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 5.69% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 23 127 35
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,200 £37,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +13.51%

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 1,991 2,968 2,231
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 97.60% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,576 2,273 1,856
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.51%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (89.29%) C++
3 19 (67.86%) Linux
3 19 (67.86%) C
4 17 (60.71%) Wireless
5 11 (39.29%) Python
6 10 (35.71%) Degree
6 10 (35.71%) Embedded C++
7 8 (28.57%) Embedded C
7 8 (28.57%) Java
7 8 (28.57%) Scrum
7 8 (28.57%) Collaborative Working
7 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 7 (25.00%) Objective-C
8 7 (25.00%) Perl
9 6 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
9 6 (21.43%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (17.86%) Yocto
10 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
11 4 (14.29%) Android
11 4 (14.29%) Electronics
11 4 (14.29%) Bluetooth
12 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
12 3 (10.71%) Windows
12 3 (10.71%) Assembly Language
12 3 (10.71%) Firmware
12 3 (10.71%) 802.11

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 17 (60.71%) Wireless
2 6 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (14.29%) Bluetooth
4 3 (10.71%) 802.11
4 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
4 3 (10.71%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Bugzilla
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.29%) Electronics
3 3 (10.71%) Automotive
4 2 (7.14%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.57%) French Language
5 1 (3.57%) German Language
5 1 (3.57%) Italian Language
5 1 (3.57%) Japanese Language
5 1 (3.57%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Yocto
2 3 (10.71%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Android
4 3 (10.71%) Windows
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Collaborative Working
2 8 (28.57%) Scrum
3 3 (10.71%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) Prototyping
3 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.14%) Change Control
4 2 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (3.57%) Coaching
5 1 (3.57%) Code Optimisation
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Vision
5 1 (3.57%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (3.57%) Image Processing
5 1 (3.57%) Machine Learning
5 1 (3.57%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.57%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) C++
2 19 (67.86%) C
3 11 (39.29%) Python
4 10 (35.71%) Embedded C++
5 8 (28.57%) Embedded C
5 8 (28.57%) Java
6 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 7 (25.00%) Objective-C
6 7 (25.00%) Perl
7 3 (10.71%) Assembly Language
8 2 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) IEC 62304
1 2 (7.14%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) QNX