Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for a C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1077 1063 1158
Rank change year-on-year -14 +95 +83
Permanent jobs requiring a C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer 103 148 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.083% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.087% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 52 121 126
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £37,625 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,250 £56,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -

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 168,445 170,561 196,070
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 96.20% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 136,331 139,111 164,687
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 20 July 2018.

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

C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
Top 14 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 20 July 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 -28 102 £50,000 +17.65% 20
England -22 91 £55,000 +29.41% 20
East of England +11 70 £55,000 +4.76% 6
South West 0 10 £50,000 +28.21%
Northern Ireland - 7 £50,000 -
Scotland -15 5 £42,500 -15.00% 1
North of England -29 5 £45,000 +12.50% 7
South East -5 4 £42,500 +8.97% 3
Yorkshire -8 3 £45,000 +5.88% 5
North West +23 1 £45,000 +2.27% 1
East Midlands +10 1 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Midlands +1 1 £40,000 -15.79% 3
London -1 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North East -36 1 £37,500 +7.14% 1

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 103 (100.00%) C
1 103 (100.00%) C++
2 102 (99.03%) Software Engineering
3 90 (87.38%) Embedded C
4 78 (75.73%) Embedded C++
5 64 (62.14%) Linux
6 54 (52.43%) Python
7 46 (44.66%) Mathematics
8 45 (43.69%) Computer Science
9 28 (27.18%) Physics
10 27 (26.21%) Video Processing
10 27 (26.21%) Electronics
11 24 (23.30%) Degree
12 23 (22.33%) MATLAB
13 21 (20.39%) Java
14 20 (19.42%) Image Processing
14 20 (19.42%) Computer Vision
14 20 (19.42%) Algorithms
15 19 (18.45%) Security Cleared
16 17 (16.50%) CUDA
16 17 (16.50%) TensorFlow
16 17 (16.50%) OpenGL
17 15 (14.56%) Embedded Systems
17 15 (14.56%) JavaScript
17 15 (14.56%) SQL
18 14 (13.59%) HTML
18 14 (13.59%) Assembly Language
18 14 (13.59%) Windows
18 14 (13.59%) Self-Motivation
19 13 (12.62%) Data Science

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 6 (5.83%) Simulink
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.88%) Wireless
3 3 (2.91%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.94%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.94%) RS-232
4 2 (1.94%) RS-485
5 1 (0.97%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.97%) Subversion
3 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (26.21%) Electronics
2 10 (9.71%) Multimedia
3 7 (6.80%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.83%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.88%) Aerospace
5 4 (3.88%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.50%) OpenGL
1 17 (16.50%) TensorFlow
2 14 (13.59%) HTML
3 3 (2.91%) XML
4 2 (1.94%) .NET
4 2 (1.94%) Qt
4 2 (1.94%) Yocto
5 1 (0.97%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 45 (43.69%) Computer Science
2 20 (19.42%) Algorithms
3 17 (16.50%) CUDA
4 15 (14.56%) Embedded Systems
5 14 (13.59%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (12.62%) Life Science
7 3 (2.91%) Device Driver
7 3 (2.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.94%) Optoelectronics
Operating Systems
1 64 (62.14%) Linux
2 14 (13.59%) Windows
3 6 (5.83%) Android
4 3 (2.91%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (2.91%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.97%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (99.03%) Software Engineering
2 46 (44.66%) Mathematics
3 28 (27.18%) Physics
4 27 (26.21%) Video Processing
5 20 (19.42%) Computer Vision
5 20 (19.42%) Image Processing
6 13 (12.62%) Data Science
6 13 (12.62%) Linux Kernel Development
6 13 (12.62%) Statistics
7 11 (10.68%) UML
8 9 (8.74%) Validation
9 7 (6.80%) OO
10 6 (5.83%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.83%) OOD
10 6 (5.83%) Requirements Engineering
11 5 (4.85%) Cross-Platform Development
12 4 (3.88%) Memory Management
13 3 (2.91%) Machine Learning
13 3 (2.91%) Test Automation
13 3 (2.91%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (100.00%) C
1 103 (100.00%) C++
2 90 (87.38%) Embedded C
3 78 (75.73%) Embedded C++
4 54 (52.43%) Python
5 23 (22.33%) MATLAB
6 21 (20.39%) Java
7 15 (14.56%) JavaScript
7 15 (14.56%) SQL
8 14 (13.59%) Assembly Language
9 4 (3.88%) Ada
9 4 (3.88%) C#
10 3 (2.91%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.94%) Lua
11 2 (1.94%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.97%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (23.30%) Degree
2 19 (18.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) Def Stans
1 4 (3.88%) MISRA
1 4 (3.88%) MISRA C
System Software
1 8 (7.77%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (5.83%) Apple
1 6 (5.83%) Dell
1 6 (5.83%) Google
1 6 (5.83%) HP
2 4 (3.88%) IBM
2 4 (3.88%) Samsung
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.97%) Renesas