Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Embedded Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 18 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 125 149
Rank change year-on-year +62 +24 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 176 57 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.27% 1.63% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 1.68% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 130 52 34
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +13.51% -7.50%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,000 £56,250
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%

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 4004 3399 4004
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.07% 97.17% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3079 2823 3450
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,450 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,200 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Embedded Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Embedded Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Software 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 Software Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +55 169 £55,000 +7.32% 18
Peterborough -9 4 - -
Embedded Software Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 171 (97.16%) Software Engineering
2 152 (86.36%) C
3 136 (77.27%) C++
4 95 (53.98%) Embedded C
5 82 (46.59%) Linux
6 74 (42.05%) Embedded C++
7 70 (39.77%) Python
8 67 (38.07%) Degree
9 61 (34.66%) Computer Science
10 57 (32.39%) Wireless
11 36 (20.45%) Embedded Linux
12 35 (19.89%) Mathematics
13 30 (17.05%) Windows
14 27 (15.34%) Embedded Systems
15 26 (14.77%) Embedded Software Development
16 25 (14.20%) Assembly Language
17 24 (13.64%) C#
17 24 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
18 23 (13.07%) Electronics
19 22 (12.50%) Multithreading
19 22 (12.50%) Video Processing
19 22 (12.50%) Physics
19 22 (12.50%) Multimedia
20 20 (11.36%) Firmware
20 20 (11.36%) Java
20 20 (11.36%) Multithreaded Programming
21 18 (10.23%) Scrum
22 17 (9.66%) Wi-Fi
22 17 (9.66%) STL
23 16 (9.09%) Perl

Embedded Software 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:

Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 57 (32.39%) Wireless
2 17 (9.66%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (7.39%) Bluetooth
4 6 (3.41%) Internet
5 4 (2.27%) Ethernet
5 4 (2.27%) FlexRay
6 2 (1.14%) SAN
7 1 (0.57%) SCTP
7 1 (0.57%) SNMP
7 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.57%) WAN
7 1 (0.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.27%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.14%) Selenium
3 1 (0.57%) GCC
3 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (13.07%) Electronics
2 22 (12.50%) Multimedia
3 16 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.84%) Automotive
5 4 (2.27%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.27%) Military
6 3 (1.70%) Marketing
7 1 (0.57%) French Language
7 1 (0.57%) German Language
7 1 (0.57%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.57%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.66%) STL
2 14 (7.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 14 (7.95%) POSIX
2 14 (7.95%) Qt
3 13 (7.39%) HTML
4 9 (5.11%) HEVC
5 8 (4.55%) OpenGL
6 2 (1.14%) Node.js
6 2 (1.14%) OpenEmbedded
6 2 (1.14%) Yocto
7 1 (0.57%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.57%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 61 (34.66%) Computer Science
2 27 (15.34%) Embedded Systems
3 15 (8.52%) Device Driver
4 14 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 13 (7.39%) Life Science
5 13 (7.39%) Verilog
6 5 (2.84%) Internet of Things
7 4 (2.27%) Robotics
7 4 (2.27%) User Experience
8 3 (1.70%) Smart Energy
9 2 (1.14%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.57%) Photography
10 1 (0.57%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 82 (46.59%) Linux
2 36 (20.45%) Embedded Linux
3 30 (17.05%) Windows
4 15 (8.52%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 5 (2.84%) Android
6 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (97.16%) Software Engineering
2 35 (19.89%) Mathematics
3 26 (14.77%) Embedded Software Development
4 24 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 22 (12.50%) Physics
5 22 (12.50%) Video Processing
6 20 (11.36%) Multithreaded Programming
7 18 (10.23%) Scrum
8 15 (8.52%) OOD
9 14 (7.95%) OOP
10 13 (7.39%) Device Driver Development
10 13 (7.39%) Linux Kernel Development
10 13 (7.39%) Statistics
11 12 (6.82%) Open Source
11 12 (6.82%) SDLC
12 8 (4.55%) Code Optimisation
13 7 (3.98%) Project Planning
14 6 (3.41%) Configuration Management
14 6 (3.41%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 152 (86.36%) C
2 136 (77.27%) C++
3 95 (53.98%) Embedded C
4 74 (42.05%) Embedded C++
5 70 (39.77%) Python
6 25 (14.20%) Assembly Language
7 24 (13.64%) C#
8 20 (11.36%) Java
9 16 (9.09%) Perl
10 15 (8.52%) JavaScript
11 13 (7.39%) SQL
12 12 (6.82%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.70%) VC++
14 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (38.07%) Degree
2 6 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.70%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.14%) JTAG
System Software
1 20 (11.36%) Firmware
2 2 (1.14%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) Cobbler
1 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (3.98%) Dell
1 7 (3.98%) HP
2 4 (2.27%) MathWorks
3 3 (1.70%) Wind River
4 2 (1.14%) QNX
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle
5 1 (0.57%) Red Hat