Period
to 22 April 2018

The median annual salary for a C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1020 1054 1191
Rank change year-on-year +34 +137 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer 169 130 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.076% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.079% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 82 105 100
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £51,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% +12.50% -

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 171,117 165,356 197,735
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.55% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 139,969 137,307 165,930
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 22 April 2018.

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

C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
Top 12 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 22 April 2018. 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
UK excluding London +14 157 £55,000 +22.22% 11
England -1 155 £55,000 +22.22% 14
East of England +49 120 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Scotland -26 12 £40,000 -15.79% 1
South West -4 10 - - 1
South East -6 10 £42,500 +6.25% 1
London -15 10 £50,000 -16.67% 4
North of England -42 4 £32,500 -23.53% 1
North West -10 2 £38,750 -11.93%
Yorkshire -1 1 - -
North East -29 1 £26,500 -24.29% 1
Wales - 1 £45,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, C/C++ Embedded Software 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 featuring C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 169 (100.00%) C
1 169 (100.00%) C++
2 168 (99.41%) Software Engineering
3 134 (79.29%) Embedded C
4 131 (77.51%) Embedded C++
5 91 (53.85%) Linux
6 88 (52.07%) Python
7 78 (46.15%) Computer Science
8 76 (44.97%) Mathematics
9 56 (33.14%) Physics
10 46 (27.22%) Degree
10 46 (27.22%) Electronics
11 38 (22.49%) Video Processing
11 38 (22.49%) Embedded Systems
12 35 (20.71%) Java
13 34 (20.12%) Security Cleared
14 30 (17.75%) SQL
14 30 (17.75%) MATLAB
15 29 (17.16%) JavaScript
16 27 (15.98%) Windows
17 26 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
18 25 (14.79%) Data Science
18 25 (14.79%) Linux Kernel Development
18 25 (14.79%) Statistics
18 25 (14.79%) Life Science
18 25 (14.79%) HTML
19 20 (11.83%) Algorithms
19 20 (11.83%) Multimedia
19 20 (11.83%) Assembly Language
19 20 (11.83%) OpenGL

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 10 (5.92%) Simulink
2 2 (1.18%) PTC Creo
2 2 (1.18%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.88%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.73%) Wireless
3 7 (4.14%) Ethernet
3 7 (4.14%) InfiniBand
4 3 (1.78%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.18%) Internet
5 2 (1.18%) Modbus
5 2 (1.18%) RS-232
5 2 (1.18%) RS-485
5 2 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.59%) GSM
6 1 (0.59%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.59%) GCC
2 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.59%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.59%) Redmine
General
1 46 (27.22%) Electronics
2 20 (11.83%) Multimedia
3 11 (6.51%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.59%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.79%) HTML
2 20 (11.83%) OpenGL
3 17 (10.06%) TensorFlow
4 5 (2.96%) .NET
5 4 (2.37%) XML
6 3 (1.78%) HEVC
7 2 (1.18%) Qt
7 2 (1.18%) Yocto
8 1 (0.59%) OpenEmbedded
Miscellaneous
1 78 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 38 (22.49%) Embedded Systems
3 26 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
4 25 (14.79%) Life Science
5 20 (11.83%) Algorithms
6 17 (10.06%) CUDA
7 5 (2.96%) Device Driver
7 5 (2.96%) Robotics
8 4 (2.37%) Optoelectronics
9 3 (1.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.59%) ASIC
10 1 (0.59%) CAN bus
10 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.59%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.59%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.59%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 91 (53.85%) Linux
2 27 (15.98%) Windows
3 10 (5.92%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (2.37%) Android
5 2 (1.18%) Unix
5 2 (1.18%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (99.41%) Software Engineering
2 76 (44.97%) Mathematics
3 56 (33.14%) Physics
4 38 (22.49%) Video Processing
5 25 (14.79%) Data Science
5 25 (14.79%) Linux Kernel Development
5 25 (14.79%) Statistics
6 19 (11.24%) Computer Vision
6 19 (11.24%) Image Processing
7 11 (6.51%) OO
7 11 (6.51%) OOD
7 11 (6.51%) Validation
8 10 (5.92%) Requirements Engineering
8 10 (5.92%) UML
9 9 (5.33%) Cross-Platform Development
10 8 (4.73%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (4.14%) Unit Testing
12 6 (3.55%) Test Automation
13 5 (2.96%) Open Source
13 5 (2.96%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 169 (100.00%) C
1 169 (100.00%) C++
2 134 (79.29%) Embedded C
3 131 (77.51%) Embedded C++
4 88 (52.07%) Python
5 35 (20.71%) Java
6 30 (17.75%) MATLAB
6 30 (17.75%) SQL
7 29 (17.16%) JavaScript
8 20 (11.83%) Assembly Language
9 11 (6.51%) C#
10 8 (4.73%) Bash Shell
11 7 (4.14%) Lua
12 1 (0.59%) Ada
12 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (27.22%) Degree
2 34 (20.12%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.78%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.18%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) DO-178B
System Software
1 8 (4.73%) Firmware
2 1 (0.59%) Docker
2 1 (0.59%) iptables
Vendors
1 9 (5.33%) Dell
1 9 (5.33%) HP
2 2 (1.18%) EMC
2 2 (1.18%) PTC
3 1 (0.59%) Green Hills
3 1 (0.59%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.59%) Renesas
3 1 (0.59%) Wind River