Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Embedded Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 126 166
Rank change year-on-year -14 +40 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Embedded Software Engineer 42 23 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.27% 1.02% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.05% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 42 23 1
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -25.00% +20.00%
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -14.29% +5.00%

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 3,207 2,190 2,919
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 97.16% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2,347 1,803 2,400
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £27,975
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,000 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%

Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Embedded Software Engineer in Cambridge

Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Embedded Software Engineer in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Senior Embedded Software Engineer in Cambridge

Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Embedded Software Engineer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Embedded Software Engineer in Cambridge

Senior Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, Senior 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 Senior Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 42 (100.00%) C++
1 42 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 40 (95.24%) C
3 38 (90.48%) Embedded C++
4 37 (88.10%) Embedded C
5 22 (52.38%) Video Processing
5 22 (52.38%) Multimedia
5 22 (52.38%) Assembly Language
6 14 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 12 (28.57%) Degree
8 8 (19.05%) HP
8 8 (19.05%) Dell
9 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (14.29%) Scrum
10 6 (14.29%) Electronics
11 5 (11.90%) Python
12 4 (9.52%) Linux
12 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
12 4 (9.52%) User Experience
13 3 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (7.14%) Wireless
14 2 (4.76%) Bioinformatics
14 2 (4.76%) OOP
14 2 (4.76%) C#
14 2 (4.76%) Java
14 2 (4.76%) Perl
14 2 (4.76%) STL
14 2 (4.76%) Windows
14 2 (4.76%) OOD
14 2 (4.76%) POSIX

Senior 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 3 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (2.38%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (2.38%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.38%) Buildbot
2 1 (2.38%) CMake
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA Agile
General
1 22 (52.38%) Multimedia
2 6 (14.29%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (4.76%) POSIX
1 2 (4.76%) Qt
1 2 (4.76%) STL
2 1 (2.38%) HEVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) User Experience
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.38%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Android
3 2 (4.76%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (52.38%) Video Processing
3 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.29%) Scrum
5 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.76%) Bioinformatics
6 2 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (4.76%) Multithreaded Programming
6 2 (4.76%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.76%) OOD
6 2 (4.76%) OOP
6 2 (4.76%) SDLC
6 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.38%) Device Driver Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) C++
2 40 (95.24%) C
3 38 (90.48%) Embedded C++
4 37 (88.10%) Embedded C
5 22 (52.38%) Assembly Language
6 5 (11.90%) Python
7 2 (4.76%) C#
7 2 (4.76%) Java
7 2 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Dell
1 8 (19.05%) HP