Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies 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.

C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1005 1080 1223
Rank change year-on-year +75 +143 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer 172 142 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.075% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.078% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 146 132 85
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £34,500 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £63,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year -5.56% +24.14% -9.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer in the UK

C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer in the UK

C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer in the UK

C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer within the UK 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
England +55 165 £45,000 - 14
UK excluding London +83 145 £42,500 -5.56% 13
East of England +71 85 £52,500 -7.89% 8
London +9 27 £50,000 +4.17% 1
South East +32 26 £42,500 -15.00% 1
North of England -23 15 £35,500 +1.43% 2
South West -2 12 £39,000 -22.00% 1
Yorkshire +26 10 £39,500 -12.22% 2
Scotland -6 7 £42,250 -6.11%
North East -6 4 £35,000 +11.11%
West Midlands +16 1 £50,000 -
Midlands +14 1 £50,000 +35.14% 1
North West -26 1 £40,000 +14.29%

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, C/C++ 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 featuring C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 172 (100.00%) C
1 172 (100.00%) C++
1 172 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 115 (66.86%) Embedded C
3 100 (58.14%) Embedded C++
4 94 (54.65%) Linux
5 62 (36.05%) Python
6 50 (29.07%) Computer Science
7 48 (27.91%) Embedded Systems
8 45 (26.16%) Degree
9 31 (18.02%) Wireless
10 30 (17.44%) Mathematics
11 26 (15.12%) Electronics
11 26 (15.12%) Assembly Language
12 24 (13.95%) Bash Shell
13 22 (12.79%) Video Processing
13 22 (12.79%) Unit Testing
13 22 (12.79%) Physics
13 22 (12.79%) Embedded Linux
13 22 (12.79%) Manufacturing
13 22 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (12.21%) Multimedia
14 21 (12.21%) Ethernet
14 21 (12.21%) TCP/IP
15 20 (11.63%) Lua
16 19 (11.05%) InfiniBand
16 19 (11.05%) Windows
16 19 (11.05%) Firmware
17 18 (10.47%) Java
17 18 (10.47%) JavaScript

C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (2.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 31 (18.02%) Wireless
2 21 (12.21%) Ethernet
2 21 (12.21%) TCP/IP
3 19 (11.05%) InfiniBand
4 17 (9.88%) Bluetooth
4 17 (9.88%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (5.81%) RS-232
6 7 (4.07%) RS-485
7 4 (2.33%) Internet
8 3 (1.74%) RS-422
9 2 (1.16%) Modbus
9 2 (1.16%) Profibus
10 1 (0.58%) DHCP
10 1 (0.58%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (0.58%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (3.49%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.16%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.16%) Selenium
3 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.58%) JIRA
3 1 (0.58%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 26 (15.12%) Electronics
2 22 (12.79%) Manufacturing
3 21 (12.21%) Multimedia
4 10 (5.81%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.07%) Automotive
6 1 (0.58%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.14%) HTML
2 8 (4.65%) .NET
3 6 (3.49%) JNI
3 6 (3.49%) Qt
4 5 (2.91%) HEVC
4 5 (2.91%) OpenGL
5 4 (2.33%) Qt Quick
6 2 (1.16%) .NET Compact Framework
6 2 (1.16%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.16%) Node.js
6 2 (1.16%) wxWidgets
6 2 (1.16%) XML
7 1 (0.58%) CGI
7 1 (0.58%) CSS
7 1 (0.58%) CSS3
7 1 (0.58%) HTML5
7 1 (0.58%) jQuery
7 1 (0.58%) JSON
7 1 (0.58%) MFC
7 1 (0.58%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 50 (29.07%) Computer Science
2 48 (27.91%) Embedded Systems
3 14 (8.14%) Device Driver
4 13 (7.56%) Life Science
5 8 (4.65%) Smartcard
6 7 (4.07%) Algorithms
7 6 (3.49%) EMV
7 6 (3.49%) EPoS
8 4 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.33%) Robotics
8 4 (2.33%) User Experience
9 3 (1.74%) CAN bus
10 2 (1.16%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.16%) Smart City
11 1 (0.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.58%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.58%) Optoelectronics
11 1 (0.58%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 94 (54.65%) Linux
2 22 (12.79%) Embedded Linux
3 19 (11.05%) Windows
4 8 (4.65%) Android
5 6 (3.49%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.33%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 30 (17.44%) Mathematics
3 22 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (12.79%) Physics
3 22 (12.79%) Unit Testing
3 22 (12.79%) Video Processing
4 14 (8.14%) Linux Kernel Development
4 14 (8.14%) Scrum
5 13 (7.56%) Statistics
6 11 (6.40%) OO
7 10 (5.81%) OOD
8 9 (5.23%) Device Driver Development
8 9 (5.23%) UML
9 8 (4.65%) SDLC
10 7 (4.07%) Open Source
11 6 (3.49%) Project Planning
11 6 (3.49%) Test Automation
12 5 (2.91%) Code Optimisation
12 5 (2.91%) Mentoring
13 4 (2.33%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 172 (100.00%) C
1 172 (100.00%) C++
2 115 (66.86%) Embedded C
3 100 (58.14%) Embedded C++
4 62 (36.05%) Python
5 26 (15.12%) Assembly Language
6 24 (13.95%) Bash Shell
7 20 (11.63%) Lua
8 18 (10.47%) Java
8 18 (10.47%) JavaScript
9 15 (8.72%) C#
9 15 (8.72%) SQL
10 10 (5.81%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.74%) Perl
12 1 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (26.16%) Degree
2 10 (5.81%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.16%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.33%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.74%) JTAG
System Software
1 19 (11.05%) Firmware
2 1 (0.58%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2 (1.16%) Dell
1 2 (1.16%) HP
1 2 (1.16%) Lauterbach
2 1 (0.58%) Bloomberg