Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Embedded C/C++ Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 958 1057 1185
Rank change year-on-year +99 +128 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C/C++ Engineer 192 140 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.079% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.082% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 166 131 98
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £34,750 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,000 £51,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161257 170357 198528
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130412 143799 166492
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Embedded C/C++ Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C/C++ Engineer in England

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Embedded C/C++ Engineer in England

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C/C++ Engineer in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded C/C++ Engineer in England

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C/C++ Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 20 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
East of England +79 104 £52,500 -7.89% 10
South East +46 34 £42,500 -15.00% 1
London +5 27 £50,000 +4.17% 2
North of England -20 15 £35,500 +1.43% 4
South West +17 12 £39,000 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire +2 10 £39,500 -12.22% 2
North East -18 4 £35,000 +11.11%
West Midlands +7 1 £50,000 -
Midlands 0 1 £50,000 +35.14% 1
North West -16 1 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Embedded C/C++ Engineer
UK

Embedded C/C++ Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Embedded C/C++ 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 England region featuring Embedded C/C++ Engineer in the job title.

1 192 (100.00%) C
1 192 (100.00%) C++
2 176 (91.67%) Software Engineering
3 114 (59.38%) Embedded C
4 105 (54.69%) Embedded C++
5 99 (51.56%) Linux
6 63 (32.81%) Python
7 52 (27.08%) Embedded Systems
8 50 (26.04%) Computer Science
9 47 (24.48%) Degree
10 32 (16.67%) Wireless
10 32 (16.67%) Firmware
11 30 (15.63%) Mathematics
12 29 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (14.58%) Electronics
13 28 (14.58%) Embedded Linux
14 25 (13.02%) Assembly Language
15 24 (12.50%) Bash Shell
16 22 (11.46%) Unit Testing
16 22 (11.46%) Physics
17 21 (10.94%) Robotics
17 21 (10.94%) Video Processing
17 21 (10.94%) Ethernet
18 20 (10.42%) Java
18 20 (10.42%) Multimedia
18 20 (10.42%) Manufacturing
18 20 (10.42%) Lua
19 19 (9.90%) Windows
19 19 (9.90%) TCP/IP
19 19 (9.90%) InfiniBand

Embedded C/C++ Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (2.08%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 32 (16.67%) Wireless
2 21 (10.94%) Ethernet
3 19 (9.90%) InfiniBand
3 19 (9.90%) TCP/IP
4 17 (8.85%) Bluetooth
4 17 (8.85%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (4.69%) RS-232
6 7 (3.65%) RS-485
7 4 (2.08%) Internet
8 3 (1.56%) RS-422
9 2 (1.04%) Modbus
9 2 (1.04%) Profibus
10 1 (0.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.60%) MySQL
2 1 (0.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (3.65%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.13%) Subversion
2 6 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.04%) Selenium
4 1 (0.52%) JIRA
4 1 (0.52%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
General
1 28 (14.58%) Electronics
2 20 (10.42%) Manufacturing
2 20 (10.42%) Multimedia
3 10 (5.21%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.65%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.77%) HTML
2 7 (3.65%) .NET
3 6 (3.13%) JNI
3 6 (3.13%) Qt
4 5 (2.60%) HEVC
4 5 (2.60%) OpenGL
5 4 (2.08%) Qt Quick
6 2 (1.04%) .NET Compact Framework
6 2 (1.04%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.04%) Node.js
6 2 (1.04%) wxWidgets
7 1 (0.52%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.52%) MFC
7 1 (0.52%) XML
7 1 (0.52%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 52 (27.08%) Embedded Systems
2 50 (26.04%) Computer Science
3 21 (10.94%) Robotics
4 15 (7.81%) Device Driver
5 13 (6.77%) Life Science
6 8 (4.17%) Smartcard
7 7 (3.65%) Algorithms
8 6 (3.13%) EMV
8 6 (3.13%) EPoS
9 4 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (2.08%) User Experience
10 3 (1.56%) CAN bus
11 2 (1.04%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.04%) Smart City
12 1 (0.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.52%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.52%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 99 (51.56%) Linux
2 28 (14.58%) Embedded Linux
3 19 (9.90%) Windows
4 8 (4.17%) Android
5 6 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.08%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.04%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 30 (15.63%) Mathematics
3 29 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (11.46%) Physics
4 22 (11.46%) Unit Testing
5 21 (10.94%) Video Processing
6 18 (9.38%) Mentoring
7 15 (7.81%) Scrum
8 14 (7.29%) Digital Signal Processing
8 14 (7.29%) Signal Processing
9 13 (6.77%) Linux Kernel Development
9 13 (6.77%) Statistics
10 10 (5.21%) Device Driver Development
10 10 (5.21%) OO
11 9 (4.69%) OOD
11 9 (4.69%) Open Source
11 9 (4.69%) SDLC
12 8 (4.17%) UML
13 7 (3.65%) Project Planning
14 6 (3.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 192 (100.00%) C
1 192 (100.00%) C++
2 114 (59.38%) Embedded C
3 105 (54.69%) Embedded C++
4 63 (32.81%) Python
5 25 (13.02%) Assembly Language
6 24 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 20 (10.42%) Java
7 20 (10.42%) Lua
8 16 (8.33%) C#
8 16 (8.33%) JavaScript
9 14 (7.29%) SQL
10 10 (5.21%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.56%) Perl
12 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (24.48%) Degree
2 11 (5.73%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.04%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.08%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.04%) JTAG
System Software
1 32 (16.67%) Firmware
2 1 (0.52%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2 (1.04%) Dell
1 2 (1.04%) HP
1 2 (1.04%) Lauterbach