Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Embedded C++ Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 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++ Engineer
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 947 980 1122
Rank change year-on-year +33 +142 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C++ Engineer 252 238 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 217 224 176
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
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%

Embedded C++ Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

Embedded C++ Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Embedded C++ Engineer in the UK

Embedded C++ Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C++ Engineer over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded C++ Engineer in the UK

Embedded C++ Engineer
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C++ Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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 +52 239 £50,000 +13.64% 20
UK excluding London +51 225 £50,000 +17.65% 19
East of England +112 134 £55,000 +2.33% 11
South East +15 41 £42,500 - 2
London +7 27 £50,000 +4.17% 1
North of England -35 21 £41,500 +3.75% 4
South West +32 13 £39,000 -17.89% 1
Scotland -4 12 £42,250 -6.11%
Yorkshire +17 10 £39,500 -12.22% 2
North West -16 7 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Midlands +24 4 £45,000 +20.00% 1
North East -8 4 £35,000 +11.11%
East Midlands +23 3 £40,000 +6.67% 1
West Midlands +16 1 £50,000 -
Wales - 1 £45,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Embedded 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 featuring Embedded C++ Engineer in the job title.

1 252 (100.00%) C++
2 229 (90.87%) Software Engineering
3 228 (90.48%) C
4 128 (50.79%) Embedded C++
5 126 (50.00%) Linux
6 121 (48.02%) Embedded C
7 70 (27.78%) Degree
8 68 (26.98%) Python
9 65 (25.79%) Computer Science
10 57 (22.62%) Embedded Systems
11 42 (16.67%) Windows
12 41 (16.27%) Firmware
13 39 (15.48%) Embedded Linux
14 38 (15.08%) Mathematics
15 37 (14.68%) Electronics
16 36 (14.29%) C#
17 34 (13.49%) Wireless
18 30 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
19 26 (10.32%) Assembly Language
20 24 (9.52%) OOD
20 24 (9.52%) Bash Shell
21 23 (9.13%) Qt
21 23 (9.13%) Embedded Software Development
21 23 (9.13%) Physics
22 22 (8.73%) Ethernet
22 22 (8.73%) Java
22 22 (8.73%) Manufacturing
22 22 (8.73%) Unit Testing
23 21 (8.33%) Video Processing
23 21 (8.33%) Windows Embedded Compact

Embedded C++ 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 (1.59%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 34 (13.49%) Wireless
2 22 (8.73%) Ethernet
3 21 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 19 (7.54%) Bluetooth
4 19 (7.54%) InfiniBand
4 19 (7.54%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (4.37%) RS-232
6 7 (2.78%) RS-485
7 5 (1.98%) Internet
8 3 (1.19%) RS-422
9 2 (0.79%) Modbus
9 2 (0.79%) Profibus
9 2 (0.79%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.40%) DHCP
10 1 (0.40%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.59%) MySQL
2 1 (0.40%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (3.17%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.78%) Subversion
3 6 (2.38%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.79%) Selenium
5 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.40%) JIRA
5 1 (0.40%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
General
1 37 (14.68%) Electronics
2 22 (8.73%) Manufacturing
3 20 (7.94%) Multimedia
4 11 (4.37%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.57%) Automotive
6 3 (1.19%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.13%) Qt
2 20 (7.94%) STL
3 17 (6.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 14 (5.56%) HTML
4 14 (5.56%) POSIX
5 8 (3.17%) .NET
5 8 (3.17%) HEVC
5 8 (3.17%) OpenGL
6 6 (2.38%) JNI
7 4 (1.59%) Qt Quick
8 2 (0.79%) .NET Compact Framework
8 2 (0.79%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.79%) Node.js
8 2 (0.79%) wxWidgets
8 2 (0.79%) XML
9 1 (0.40%) CGI
9 1 (0.40%) CSS
9 1 (0.40%) jQuery
9 1 (0.40%) JSON
9 1 (0.40%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 65 (25.79%) Computer Science
2 57 (22.62%) Embedded Systems
3 21 (8.33%) Robotics
4 18 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 15 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (5.95%) Device Driver
6 14 (5.56%) Life Science
7 10 (3.97%) Algorithms
8 8 (3.17%) Smartcard
9 6 (2.38%) EMV
9 6 (2.38%) EPoS
10 4 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.59%) User Experience
11 3 (1.19%) CAN bus
12 2 (0.79%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.79%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.79%) Smart City
13 1 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.40%) Optoelectronics
13 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 126 (50.00%) Linux
2 42 (16.67%) Windows
3 39 (15.48%) Embedded Linux
4 21 (8.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 13 (5.16%) Android
6 6 (2.38%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.59%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.40%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (90.87%) Software Engineering
2 38 (15.08%) Mathematics
3 30 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (9.52%) OOD
5 23 (9.13%) Embedded Software Development
5 23 (9.13%) Physics
6 22 (8.73%) Unit Testing
7 21 (8.33%) Video Processing
8 20 (7.94%) Mentoring
8 20 (7.94%) Multithreading
9 19 (7.54%) UML
10 18 (7.14%) OO
11 17 (6.75%) OOP
11 17 (6.75%) Scrum
12 15 (5.95%) Multithreaded Programming
13 14 (5.56%) Digital Signal Processing
13 14 (5.56%) Linux Kernel Development
13 14 (5.56%) Signal Processing
14 13 (5.16%) Statistics
15 12 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 252 (100.00%) C++
2 228 (90.48%) C
3 128 (50.79%) Embedded C++
4 121 (48.02%) Embedded C
5 68 (26.98%) Python
6 36 (14.29%) C#
7 26 (10.32%) Assembly Language
8 24 (9.52%) Bash Shell
9 22 (8.73%) Java
10 20 (7.94%) Lua
11 18 (7.14%) JavaScript
12 16 (6.35%) MATLAB
13 15 (5.95%) SQL
14 3 (1.19%) Ada
14 3 (1.19%) Perl
15 1 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 70 (27.78%) Degree
2 15 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.79%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.40%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.38%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.19%) JTAG
3 1 (0.40%) MISRA
3 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 41 (16.27%) Firmware
2 1 (0.40%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (2.78%) Dell
1 7 (2.78%) HP
2 2 (0.79%) Lauterbach
3 1 (0.40%) Atmel
3 1 (0.40%) Bloomberg