The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Embedded C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded C++ over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded C++
UK
Rank 671 850 793
Rank change year-on-year +179 -57  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C++ 197 114 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 0.21% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 156 105 146
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

Embedded C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 46232 53254 53714
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.43% 51.56% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39302 45895 45662
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

Embedded C++
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Embedded C++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C++ in the UK

Embedded C++
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Embedded C++ in the UK

Embedded C++
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C++ over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded C++ in the UK

Embedded C++
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C++ within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +177 192 £40,000 - 30
South East +100 54 £42,500 -5.55% 11
North West +21 33 £37,500 -14.77% 3
Manchester - 32 £37,500 - 2
Surrey +60 29 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Oldham - 29 £37,500 - 1
Yorkshire +48 28 £40,000 - 3
Redhill +27 27 £42,500 -19.04% 1
East of England +25 25 £52,500 +40.00% 5
Cambridgeshire +33 23 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Cambridge +29 21 £40,000 +14.28% 3
London +84 20 £50,000 +2.56% 2
South West +20 16 £38,750 -3.12% 3
South Yorkshire +18 13 £40,000 - 1
Wiltshire +27 12 £35,250 +0.71%
Chippenham - 12 £35,250 -
Berkshire +40 11 £40,000 -23.80% 2
West Yorkshire +40 9 £37,000 -17.77% 1
Wakefield - 9 £37,000 -
West Midlands +26 8 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Hampshire +22 7 £38,500 +2.66% 3
Bracknell - 7 £40,000 - 1
Sheffield - 6 £40,000 -
Scotland +25 5 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East Midlands +2 5 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Doncaster - 5 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire +8 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Harrogate +6 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Worcestershire -10 4 £40,000 -5.88%
West Sussex +5 3 £45,000 +20.00% 1

Embedded C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Embedded C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Embedded C++.

1 332 (100.00%) C++
2 259 (78.01%) Software Engineering
3 258 (77.71%) C
4 247 (74.40%) Embedded C
5 157 (47.29%) Linux
6 115 (34.64%) Electronics
7 108 (32.53%) TCP/IP
8 97 (29.22%) Firmware
9 83 (25.00%) Degree
10 73 (21.99%) Computer Science
11 72 (21.69%) Ethernet
12 63 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
13 59 (17.77%) RS-485
14 58 (17.47%) Wireless
15 55 (16.57%) RS-232
16 53 (15.96%) C#
17 52 (15.66%) Embedded Linux
18 50 (15.06%) Bluetooth
19 47 (14.16%) ZigBee
20 46 (13.86%) Windows
20 46 (13.86%) Validation
21 45 (13.55%) Manufacturing
21 45 (13.55%) HTML
22 44 (13.25%) OO
23 42 (12.65%) Device Driver
24 39 (11.75%) Git (software)
25 38 (11.45%) Embedded Software Development
26 34 (10.24%) Android
27 33 (9.94%) Embedded Systems
27 33 (9.94%) Python

Embedded C++
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (2.71%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 15 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.60%) Simulink
3 1 (0.30%) Mathcad
3 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.11%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 108 (32.53%) TCP/IP
2 72 (21.69%) Ethernet
3 59 (17.77%) RS-485
4 58 (17.47%) Wireless
5 55 (16.57%) RS-232
6 50 (15.06%) Bluetooth
7 47 (14.16%) ZigBee
8 21 (6.33%) GPRS
8 21 (6.33%) GSM
9 20 (6.02%) RS-422
10 17 (5.12%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (3.61%) IPv6
11 12 (3.61%) Network Security
12 10 (3.01%) InfiniBand
13 7 (2.11%) Internet
14 3 (0.90%) 802.15
14 3 (0.90%) HTTP
14 3 (0.90%) VoIP
15 2 (0.60%) ASN.1
15 2 (0.60%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.22%) MySQL
2 9 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (1.20%) OLAP
4 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.30%) GIS
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (11.75%) Git (software)
2 23 (6.93%) Visual Studio
3 16 (4.82%) Subversion
4 9 (2.71%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (2.11%) CANoe
6 6 (1.81%) VectorCAST
7 4 (1.20%) PVCS
8 2 (0.60%) JIRA
9 1 (0.30%) C++Builder
9 1 (0.30%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.30%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 115 (34.64%) Electronics
2 45 (13.55%) Manufacturing
3 16 (4.82%) Automotive
4 11 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.20%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.60%) Games
7 1 (0.30%) Finance
7 1 (0.30%) Marketing
7 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 237 (71.39%) Embedded Engineer
2 223 (67.17%) Software Engineer
3 192 (57.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 125 (37.65%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 102 (30.72%) C++ Software Engineer
6 96 (28.92%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 90 (27.11%) Embedded C Engineer
7 90 (27.11%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 79 (23.80%) C Software Engineer
8 79 (23.80%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 78 (23.49%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 78 (23.49%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 78 (23.49%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
10 54 (16.27%) Developer
10 54 (16.27%) Firmware Engineer
11 48 (14.46%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
12 44 (13.25%) Embedded Developer
12 44 (13.25%) Embedded Linux Engineer
12 44 (13.25%) Linux Engineer
13 35 (10.54%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (13.55%) HTML
2 31 (9.34%) .NET
3 21 (6.33%) Qt
4 19 (5.72%) SOAP
5 17 (5.12%) MFC
6 10 (3.01%) ASP.NET
6 10 (3.01%) CSS
6 10 (3.01%) HTML5
6 10 (3.01%) jQuery
6 10 (3.01%) WPF
6 10 (3.01%) XML
7 9 (2.71%) AngularJS
7 9 (2.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (2.71%) CSS3
7 9 (2.71%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (2.71%) React
8 8 (2.41%) LLVM
9 7 (2.11%) Yocto
10 3 (0.90%) 802.1X
10 3 (0.90%) Qt Quick
Miscellaneous
1 73 (21.99%) Computer Science
2 42 (12.65%) Device Driver
3 33 (9.94%) Embedded Systems
4 29 (8.73%) Home Automation
5 20 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (5.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 16 (4.82%) Algorithms
8 11 (3.31%) Contactless
9 5 (1.51%) Smartcard
10 3 (0.90%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.90%) RIA
10 3 (0.90%) Smart Home
11 2 (0.60%) CAN bus
11 2 (0.60%) Smart Energy
11 2 (0.60%) VHDL
12 1 (0.30%) Arduino
12 1 (0.30%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.30%) Infotainment
12 1 (0.30%) Robotics
12 1 (0.30%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 157 (47.29%) Linux
2 52 (15.66%) Embedded Linux
3 46 (13.86%) Windows
4 34 (10.24%) Android
5 23 (6.93%) Unix
6 14 (4.22%) Apple iOS
7 12 (3.61%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 3 (0.90%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.30%) MeeGo
10 1 (0.30%) Tizen
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (78.01%) Software Engineering
2 63 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (13.86%) Validation
4 44 (13.25%) OO
5 38 (11.45%) Embedded Software Development
6 30 (9.04%) SDLC
6 30 (9.04%) UML
7 22 (6.63%) Scrum
8 21 (6.33%) Feasibility Study
9 20 (6.02%) Device Driver Development
10 19 (5.72%) Multithreading
11 17 (5.12%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 15 (4.52%) Cross-Platform Development
12 15 (4.52%) Physics
13 13 (3.92%) Integration Testing
13 13 (3.92%) Multithreaded Programming
14 12 (3.61%) Customer Requirements
14 12 (3.61%) Cybersecurity
15 11 (3.31%) OOP
15 11 (3.31%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 332 (100.00%) C++
2 258 (77.71%) C
3 247 (74.40%) Embedded C
4 53 (15.96%) C#
5 33 (9.94%) PHP
5 33 (9.94%) Python
6 30 (9.04%) Java
7 20 (6.02%) ANSI C
8 18 (5.42%) SQL
9 15 (4.52%) Bash Shell
9 15 (4.52%) Perl
10 12 (3.61%) Groovy
10 12 (3.61%) JavaScript
10 12 (3.61%) Ruby
10 12 (3.61%) VB
11 11 (3.31%) VB6
12 9 (2.71%) Assembly Language
13 6 (1.81%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.60%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.30%) Ada
Qualifications
1 83 (25.00%) Degree
2 31 (9.34%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.31%) HNC
4 11 (3.31%) HND
5 10 (3.01%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.60%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.60%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.02%) MISRA
2 13 (3.92%) JTAG
3 3 (0.90%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.90%) MISRA C
3 3 (0.90%) QA
4 2 (0.60%) ISO26262
5 1 (0.30%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.30%) DO-178B
System Software
1 97 (29.22%) Firmware
2 6 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.30%) Docker
3 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (7.53%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.82%) Atmel
3 15 (4.52%) EMC
4 7 (2.11%) NEC
5 5 (1.51%) Dell
5 5 (1.51%) HP
6 4 (1.20%) Fujitsu
6 4 (1.20%) MKS
6 4 (1.20%) Rockwell
7 3 (0.90%) Avid
7 3 (0.90%) Freescale
7 3 (0.90%) Green Hills
7 3 (0.90%) Renesas
8 2 (0.60%) Google
8 2 (0.60%) Xilinx
9 1 (0.30%) Apple
9 1 (0.30%) Borland
9 1 (0.30%) Intel
9 1 (0.30%) SAP
9 1 (0.30%) VMware
West London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive
Posted: Yesterday
Westerham, Kent
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, flexi working, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £30000.00 - £500000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary to £50k depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill
TRG
Salary: 35000-45000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 6 days ago
Billingshurst, West Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Flexible Working
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Oldham, Manchester
Easy Web Recruitment
Salary: Highly Competitive and negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Rugby
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 16 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k DoE
Posted: 16 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Exceptional package
Posted: 23 days ago