Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 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++ Software Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 994 1074 1202
Rank change year-on-year +80 +128 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer 169 133 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.074% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.077% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 142 124 86
England median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% +22.45% -8.13%
10th Percentile £34,500 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £59,750 £63,000 £45,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 161568 172325 198595
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130662 145385 166655
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

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

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

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

Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

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

Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Embedded C/C++ Software 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++ Software Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 24 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 +74 89 £52,500 -7.89% 8
South East +57 28 £42,500 -15.00% 1
London +14 27 £50,000 -7.41% 3
North of England -16 13 £35,000 - 2
South West +29 12 £39,000 -22.00%
Yorkshire +16 8 £36,500 -18.89% 2
North East -11 4 £35,000 +11.11%
Midlands +19 1 £50,000 +33.33%
West Midlands +16 1 £50,000 -
North West -26 1 £40,000 +14.29%
Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Embedded C/C++ 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 England region featuring Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 169 (100.00%) C
1 169 (100.00%) C++
1 169 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 116 (68.64%) Embedded C
3 101 (59.76%) Embedded C++
4 91 (53.85%) Linux
5 64 (37.87%) Python
6 52 (30.77%) Computer Science
7 49 (28.99%) Embedded Systems
8 42 (24.85%) Degree
9 32 (18.93%) Mathematics
10 31 (18.34%) Wireless
11 26 (15.38%) Assembly Language
12 25 (14.79%) Bash Shell
13 23 (13.61%) Unit Testing
13 23 (13.61%) Physics
13 23 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (13.61%) Electronics
14 22 (13.02%) Ethernet
14 22 (13.02%) Embedded Linux
14 22 (13.02%) Video Processing
15 21 (12.43%) Lua
15 21 (12.43%) Multimedia
15 21 (12.43%) Manufacturing
16 20 (11.83%) TCP/IP
16 20 (11.83%) InfiniBand
17 19 (11.24%) Java
18 18 (10.65%) Windows
18 18 (10.65%) Wi-Fi
19 17 (10.06%) Bluetooth

Embedded C/C++ Software 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 (2.37%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 31 (18.34%) Wireless
2 22 (13.02%) Ethernet
3 20 (11.83%) InfiniBand
3 20 (11.83%) TCP/IP
4 18 (10.65%) Wi-Fi
5 17 (10.06%) Bluetooth
6 9 (5.33%) RS-232
7 7 (4.14%) RS-485
8 4 (2.37%) Internet
9 3 (1.78%) Modbus
9 3 (1.78%) RS-422
10 2 (1.18%) Profibus
11 1 (0.59%) Network Security
11 1 (0.59%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.96%) MySQL
2 1 (0.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (3.55%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.18%) Mercurial
2 2 (1.18%) Selenium
3 1 (0.59%) GCC
3 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.59%) JIRA
3 1 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.59%) Redmine
General
1 23 (13.61%) Electronics
2 21 (12.43%) Manufacturing
2 21 (12.43%) Multimedia
3 10 (5.92%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.96%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.28%) HTML
2 7 (4.14%) .NET
3 6 (3.55%) Qt
4 5 (2.96%) HEVC
4 5 (2.96%) JNI
4 5 (2.96%) OpenGL
5 3 (1.78%) Qt Quick
6 2 (1.18%) .NET Compact Framework
6 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.18%) wxWidgets
6 2 (1.18%) Yocto
7 1 (0.59%) MFC
7 1 (0.59%) Node.js
7 1 (0.59%) OpenEmbedded
Miscellaneous
1 52 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 49 (28.99%) Embedded Systems
3 14 (8.28%) Device Driver
3 14 (8.28%) Life Science
4 7 (4.14%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.14%) Smartcard
5 6 (3.55%) Robotics
6 5 (2.96%) EMV
6 5 (2.96%) EPoS
7 4 (2.37%) CAN bus
7 4 (2.37%) User Experience
8 3 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.18%) Smart City
10 1 (0.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.59%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.59%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 91 (53.85%) Linux
2 22 (13.02%) Embedded Linux
3 18 (10.65%) Windows
4 6 (3.55%) Android
5 5 (2.96%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.37%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.18%) Unix
7 2 (1.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (18.93%) Mathematics
3 23 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (13.61%) Physics
3 23 (13.61%) Unit Testing
4 22 (13.02%) Video Processing
5 14 (8.28%) Linux Kernel Development
5 14 (8.28%) Scrum
5 14 (8.28%) Statistics
6 10 (5.92%) Device Driver Development
6 10 (5.92%) OO
7 9 (5.33%) OOD
7 9 (5.33%) SDLC
8 8 (4.73%) Open Source
8 8 (4.73%) UML
9 7 (4.14%) Project Planning
10 5 (2.96%) Code Optimisation
10 5 (2.96%) Cross-Platform Development
10 5 (2.96%) Open Source Development
10 5 (2.96%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 169 (100.00%) C
1 169 (100.00%) C++
2 116 (68.64%) Embedded C
3 101 (59.76%) Embedded C++
4 64 (37.87%) Python
5 26 (15.38%) Assembly Language
6 25 (14.79%) Bash Shell
7 21 (12.43%) Lua
8 19 (11.24%) Java
9 15 (8.88%) JavaScript
9 15 (8.88%) SQL
10 14 (8.28%) C#
11 10 (5.92%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.18%) Perl
13 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (24.85%) Degree
2 11 (6.51%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.78%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.18%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.59%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.37%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.18%) JTAG
System Software
1 16 (9.47%) Firmware
2 1 (0.59%) Docker
2 1 (0.59%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2 (1.18%) Dell
1 2 (1.18%) HP
1 2 (1.18%) Lauterbach
2 1 (0.59%) Red Hat
2 1 (0.59%) Wind River