Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Embedded C++ Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 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++ Software Engineer
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 965 1071 1140
Rank change year-on-year +106 +69 +44
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C++ Software Engineer 224 166 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.087% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.091% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 190 152 152
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,700 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.78% +4.38%

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 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
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 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend

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

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

Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C++ Software Engineer over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Embedded C++ Software 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++ Software Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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 +93 213 £50,000 +11.11% 19
UK excluding London +98 198 £47,500 +5.56% 19
East of England +92 117 £55,000 -3.51% 11
South East +34 35 £42,500 -5.56% 2
London +11 26 £50,000 +4.17% 3
North of England -18 19 £40,000 +14.29% 2
South West +15 13 £39,000 -20.00%
Scotland -8 10 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire +19 8 £36,500 -18.89% 2
North West -17 7 £45,000 +28.57%
Midlands +13 4 £45,000 +20.00% 1
North East -6 4 £35,000 +11.11%
East Midlands +22 3 £40,000 +6.67% 1
West Midlands +14 1 £50,000 -
Wales - 1 £45,000 - 2

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Embedded C++ 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 Embedded C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 224 (100.00%) C++
2 218 (97.32%) Software Engineering
3 202 (90.18%) C
4 123 (54.91%) Embedded C++
5 121 (54.02%) Embedded C
6 120 (53.57%) Linux
7 70 (31.25%) Computer Science
8 69 (30.80%) Python
9 63 (28.13%) Degree
10 53 (23.66%) Embedded Systems
11 40 (17.86%) Windows
12 39 (17.41%) Mathematics
13 36 (16.07%) Embedded Linux
14 35 (15.63%) C#
15 33 (14.73%) Wireless
16 32 (14.29%) Electronics
17 26 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (11.61%) Assembly Language
18 24 (10.71%) OOD
18 24 (10.71%) Physics
18 24 (10.71%) Embedded Software Development
18 24 (10.71%) Bash Shell
19 23 (10.27%) Qt
19 23 (10.27%) Unit Testing
19 23 (10.27%) Java
20 22 (9.82%) Firmware
20 22 (9.82%) Manufacturing
21 21 (9.38%) Windows Embedded Compact
21 21 (9.38%) Ethernet
21 21 (9.38%) TCP/IP

Embedded C++ 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 (1.79%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 33 (14.73%) Wireless
2 21 (9.38%) Ethernet
2 21 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 19 (8.48%) InfiniBand
3 19 (8.48%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (8.04%) Bluetooth
5 11 (4.91%) RS-232
6 8 (3.57%) RS-485
7 5 (2.23%) Internet
8 3 (1.34%) Modbus
8 3 (1.34%) RS-422
9 2 (0.89%) Profibus
9 2 (0.89%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.45%) DHCP
10 1 (0.45%) Network Security
10 1 (0.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.23%) MySQL
2 1 (0.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (2.68%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.34%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.89%) Mercurial
3 2 (0.89%) Selenium
3 2 (0.89%) Subversion
4 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.45%) GCC
4 1 (0.45%) JIRA
4 1 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.45%) Redmine
General
1 32 (14.29%) Electronics
2 22 (9.82%) Manufacturing
3 20 (8.93%) Multimedia
4 11 (4.91%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.13%) Automotive
6 3 (1.34%) Marketing
7 1 (0.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.27%) Qt
2 17 (7.59%) STL
3 15 (6.70%) HTML
4 14 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 14 (6.25%) POSIX
5 9 (4.02%) .NET
6 8 (3.57%) HEVC
6 8 (3.57%) OpenGL
7 5 (2.23%) JNI
8 3 (1.34%) Qt Quick
8 3 (1.34%) Yocto
9 2 (0.89%) .NET Compact Framework
9 2 (0.89%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.89%) Node.js
9 2 (0.89%) wxWidgets
10 1 (0.45%) CGI
10 1 (0.45%) CSS
10 1 (0.45%) JSON
10 1 (0.45%) MFC
10 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 53 (23.66%) Embedded Systems
3 15 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 14 (6.25%) Device Driver
4 14 (6.25%) Life Science
5 9 (4.02%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.13%) Smartcard
7 6 (2.68%) Robotics
8 5 (2.23%) EMV
8 5 (2.23%) EPoS
9 4 (1.79%) CAN bus
9 4 (1.79%) User Experience
10 3 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.89%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.89%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.89%) Smart City
12 1 (0.45%) Optoelectronics
12 1 (0.45%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 120 (53.57%) Linux
2 40 (17.86%) Windows
3 36 (16.07%) Embedded Linux
4 21 (9.38%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 12 (5.36%) Android
6 6 (2.68%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.79%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.89%) Unix
9 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (97.32%) Software Engineering
2 39 (17.41%) Mathematics
3 26 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (10.71%) Embedded Software Development
4 24 (10.71%) OOD
4 24 (10.71%) Physics
5 23 (10.27%) Unit Testing
6 21 (9.38%) Video Processing
7 17 (7.59%) Multithreading
7 17 (7.59%) OOP
7 17 (7.59%) Scrum
8 16 (7.14%) UML
9 15 (6.70%) Linux Kernel Development
9 15 (6.70%) Multithreaded Programming
9 15 (6.70%) OO
10 14 (6.25%) Statistics
11 11 (4.91%) SDLC
12 10 (4.46%) Device Driver Development
13 9 (4.02%) Test Automation
14 8 (3.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 224 (100.00%) C++
2 202 (90.18%) C
3 123 (54.91%) Embedded C++
4 121 (54.02%) Embedded C
5 69 (30.80%) Python
6 35 (15.63%) C#
7 26 (11.61%) Assembly Language
8 24 (10.71%) Bash Shell
9 23 (10.27%) Java
10 20 (8.93%) Lua
11 18 (8.04%) JavaScript
12 16 (7.14%) MATLAB
12 16 (7.14%) SQL
13 3 (1.34%) Ada
14 2 (0.89%) Perl
15 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (28.13%) Degree
2 15 (6.70%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.34%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.89%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.68%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.34%) JTAG
3 1 (0.45%) MISRA
System Software
1 22 (9.82%) Firmware
2 1 (0.45%) Docker
2 1 (0.45%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) SELinux
Vendors
1 8 (3.57%) Dell
1 8 (3.57%) HP
2 2 (0.89%) Lauterbach
3 1 (0.45%) Atmel
3 1 (0.45%) Bloomberg
3 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.45%) Wind River