Embedded C++ Engineer
UK

The median Embedded C++ Engineer salary in the UK is £55,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 23 February 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 786 929 1067
Rank change year-on-year +143 +138 -285
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C++ Engineer 35 102 61
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.092% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.097% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 34 26 57
10th Percentile £47,500 - £45,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £41,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £42,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +29.41% -22.73% +4.76%
75th Percentile £62,250 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £67,250 £74,375 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +29.41% -22.73% +4.76%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 74,162 104,946 133,262
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 94.29% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 55,839 66,156 84,067
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Embedded C++ Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

Embedded C++ Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Embedded C++ Engineer.

Salary trend for Embedded C++ Engineer in the UK

Embedded C++ Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Embedded C++ Engineer over the 6 months to 23 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Embedded C++ Engineer in the UK

Embedded C++ Engineer
Top 10 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 23 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +155 34 £55,000 +29.41% 8
UK excluding London +19 34 £55,000 +29.41% 11
South West +32 17 £50,000 -23.08% 5
Work from Home +130 13 £56,250 +32.35% 3
South East +69 9 £57,500 -25.81% 3
Midlands +63 5 £50,000 +42.86%
East Midlands - 5 £50,000 -
North of England +42 2 £60,000 +41.18%
North West - 2 £60,000 -
East of England +23 1 £70,000 +12.00%

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2024, Embedded C++ Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Embedded C++ Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) C++
2 32 (91.43%) Software Engineering
3 17 (48.57%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (34.29%) C
5 10 (28.57%) Linux
6 8 (22.86%) Embedded Linux
6 8 (22.86%) Automotive
6 8 (22.86%) Aviation
7 6 (17.14%) Linux Kernel Development
7 6 (17.14%) OOD
7 6 (17.14%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (14.29%) Firmware
8 5 (14.29%) Device Driver
8 5 (14.29%) Yocto
8 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (11.43%) Social Skills
9 4 (11.43%) Device Driver Development
9 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
9 4 (11.43%) Wireless
9 4 (11.43%) OO
9 4 (11.43%) Memory Management
9 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (11.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (11.43%) Embedded C++
9 4 (11.43%) FPGA
10 3 (8.57%) Degree
10 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
10 3 (8.57%) Multithreading
10 3 (8.57%) DevOps
10 3 (8.57%) Electronics

Embedded C++ Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (5.71%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Wireless
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (22.86%) Automotive
1 8 (22.86%) Aviation
2 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.43%) Social Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Electronics
4 2 (5.71%) Finance
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Public Sector
4 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Yocto
2 4 (11.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (5.71%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (17.14%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (14.29%) Device Driver
4 4 (11.43%) FPGA
5 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.71%) Analogue Electronics
5 2 (5.71%) CCTV
5 2 (5.71%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Linux
2 8 (22.86%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (91.43%) Software Engineering
2 6 (17.14%) Linux Kernel Development
2 6 (17.14%) OOD
3 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (11.43%) Device Driver Development
4 4 (11.43%) Memory Management
4 4 (11.43%) OO
5 3 (8.57%) DevOps
5 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
5 3 (8.57%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.71%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.71%) Computer Vision
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (5.71%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.71%) SDLC
6 2 (5.71%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (34.29%) C
3 4 (11.43%) Embedded C++
4 2 (5.71%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.86%) Bash
5 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Master's Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Firmware
2 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Cadence
1 2 (5.71%) SAP