Period
to 17 October 2019

The median annual salary for an Embedded Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

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

Embedded Engineer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 158 43
Rank change year-on-year +49 -115 +61
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Engineer 36 32 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.67% 0.92% 6.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 0.96% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 215
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £34,000 £41,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,250 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +14.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 2,051 3,333 3,717
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.13% 96.25% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,349 2,309 2,884
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,139 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.23% +0.31% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Embedded Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Embedded Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Embedded Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +16 27 £50,000 - 42
Peterborough - 9 £47,500 - 1
Embedded Engineer
East of England

Embedded Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, Embedded 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Embedded Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (80.56%) C++
2 28 (77.78%) C
3 22 (61.11%) Software Engineering
4 19 (52.78%) Embedded C
5 16 (44.44%) Python
6 15 (41.67%) Telecoms
7 14 (38.89%) Wireless
8 13 (36.11%) Bluetooth
9 11 (30.56%) Electronics
10 10 (27.78%) Embedded C++
10 10 (27.78%) Windows
10 10 (27.78%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (25.00%) Change Control
11 9 (25.00%) Degree
11 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
11 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
11 9 (25.00%) Firmware
12 8 (22.22%) Manufacturing
12 8 (22.22%) Qt
13 6 (16.67%) Android Development
13 6 (16.67%) iOS Development
13 6 (16.67%) Android
13 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
13 6 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (16.67%) ZigBee
14 5 (13.89%) ISO 26262
14 5 (13.89%) VHDL
14 5 (13.89%) Verilog
14 5 (13.89%) Automotive
14 5 (13.89%) STL

Embedded Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 14 (38.89%) Wireless
2 13 (36.11%) Bluetooth
3 6 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (16.67%) ZigBee
4 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 11 (30.56%) Electronics
3 8 (22.22%) Manufacturing
4 5 (13.89%) Automotive
5 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) Qt
2 5 (13.89%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (13.89%) Robotics
2 5 (13.89%) Smartphone
2 5 (13.89%) Verilog
2 5 (13.89%) VHDL
3 2 (5.56%) Life Science
4 1 (2.78%) Fibre Optics
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Android
2 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 5 (13.89%) Linux
4 3 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Software Engineering
2 9 (25.00%) Change Control
2 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (16.67%) Android Development
3 6 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 5 (13.89%) Computer Architecture
5 4 (11.11%) SDLC
5 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.33%) QMS
6 3 (8.33%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.78%) Biology
7 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.78%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (2.78%) Physics
7 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) C++
2 28 (77.78%) C
3 19 (52.78%) Embedded C
4 16 (44.44%) Python
5 10 (27.78%) Embedded C++
6 5 (13.89%) Assembly Language
6 5 (13.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) IEC 61508
1 5 (13.89%) ISO 26262
2 1 (2.78%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) QNX
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft