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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded C++
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 659 835 782
Rank change year-on-year +176 -53  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C++ 195 115 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.42% 0.21% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 157 106 153
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £30,875 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 46725 53772 54153
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.71% 51.50% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39759 46364 46060
Median salary £47,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.29% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

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 29 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 29 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 +159 191 £40,000 - 25
South East +82 54 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Surrey +66 30 £42,500 -24.44% 1
Yorkshire +60 30 £40,000 - 2
North West +22 30 £37,500 -14.77% 1
Manchester - 29 £37,500 - 1
Redhill +29 28 £42,500 -19.04% 1
East of England +20 26 £52,500 +40.00% 6
Oldham - 26 £37,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +36 24 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Cambridge +26 22 £40,000 +14.28% 4
London +76 19 £50,000 +2.56% 2
South West +31 16 £38,750 -3.12% 3
South Yorkshire +18 14 £40,000 - 2
Wiltshire +32 12 £35,250 +0.71%
Chippenham - 12 £35,250 -
Berkshire +45 11 £40,000 -23.80% 3
West Yorkshire - 9 £37,000 -
Wakefield - 9 £37,000 -
West Midlands +29 8 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Bracknell - 8 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire +23 6 £38,000 +1.33% 2
Doncaster - 6 £40,000 - 1
Sheffield - 6 £40,000 -
East Midlands -4 5 £42,500 +21.42%
Scotland +22 4 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North Yorkshire +10 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Harrogate +6 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Worcestershire -6 4 £40,000 -5.88%
Oxfordshire +10 3 £55,000 -4.34% 1

For the 6 months to 29 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++.

1 328 (100.00%) C++
2 255 (77.74%) Software Engineering
3 254 (77.44%) C
4 243 (74.09%) Embedded C
5 152 (46.34%) Linux
6 118 (35.98%) Electronics
7 109 (33.23%) TCP/IP
8 96 (29.27%) Firmware
9 84 (25.61%) Degree
10 73 (22.26%) Ethernet
10 73 (22.26%) Computer Science
11 63 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
12 60 (18.29%) Wireless
13 58 (17.68%) RS-485
14 55 (16.77%) RS-232
15 53 (16.16%) Embedded Linux
16 50 (15.24%) Bluetooth
16 50 (15.24%) C#
17 48 (14.63%) ZigBee
18 47 (14.33%) Manufacturing
18 47 (14.33%) Validation
19 46 (14.02%) HTML
20 44 (13.41%) OO
21 43 (13.11%) Windows
22 42 (12.80%) Device Driver
23 39 (11.89%) Git (software)
24 38 (11.59%) Embedded Software Development
25 35 (10.67%) Python
26 34 (10.37%) PHP
27 33 (10.06%) Embedded Systems

Embedded C++
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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (2.74%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 14 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.61%) Simulink
3 1 (0.30%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 8 (2.44%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 109 (33.23%) TCP/IP
2 73 (22.26%) Ethernet
3 60 (18.29%) Wireless
4 58 (17.68%) RS-485
5 55 (16.77%) RS-232
6 50 (15.24%) Bluetooth
7 48 (14.63%) ZigBee
8 21 (6.40%) GPRS
8 21 (6.40%) GSM
8 21 (6.40%) RS-422
9 17 (5.18%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (3.66%) IPv6
10 12 (3.66%) Network Security
11 10 (3.05%) InfiniBand
12 7 (2.13%) Internet
13 3 (0.91%) 802.15
13 3 (0.91%) HTTP
13 3 (0.91%) VoIP
14 2 (0.61%) ASN.1
14 2 (0.61%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.27%) MySQL
2 9 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (1.22%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 39 (11.89%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.01%) Visual Studio
3 15 (4.57%) Subversion
4 8 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (2.13%) CANoe
6 6 (1.83%) VectorCAST
7 4 (1.22%) PVCS
8 2 (0.61%) JIRA
9 1 (0.30%) C++Builder
9 1 (0.30%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.30%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 118 (35.98%) Electronics
2 47 (14.33%) Manufacturing
3 16 (4.88%) Automotive
4 11 (3.35%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.22%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.61%) Games
7 1 (0.30%) Finance
7 1 (0.30%) Marketing
7 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 237 (72.26%) Embedded Engineer
2 221 (67.38%) Software Engineer
3 191 (58.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 125 (38.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 101 (30.79%) C++ Software Engineer
6 95 (28.96%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 90 (27.44%) Embedded C Engineer
7 90 (27.44%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 78 (23.78%) C Software Engineer
8 78 (23.78%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 77 (23.48%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 77 (23.48%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 77 (23.48%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
10 55 (16.77%) Developer
10 55 (16.77%) Firmware Engineer
11 50 (15.24%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
12 46 (14.02%) Embedded Developer
13 44 (13.41%) Embedded Linux Engineer
13 44 (13.41%) Linux Engineer
14 37 (11.28%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (14.02%) HTML
2 30 (9.15%) .NET
3 20 (6.10%) SOAP
4 19 (5.79%) Qt
5 17 (5.18%) MFC
6 10 (3.05%) WPF
7 9 (2.74%) AngularJS
7 9 (2.74%) ASP.NET
7 9 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (2.74%) CSS
7 9 (2.74%) CSS3
7 9 (2.74%) HTML5
7 9 (2.74%) jQuery
7 9 (2.74%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (2.74%) React
7 9 (2.74%) XML
8 8 (2.44%) LLVM
9 7 (2.13%) Yocto
10 3 (0.91%) 802.1X
10 3 (0.91%) Qt Quick
Miscellaneous
1 73 (22.26%) Computer Science
2 42 (12.80%) Device Driver
3 33 (10.06%) Embedded Systems
4 31 (9.45%) Home Automation
5 21 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (4.88%) Algorithms
6 16 (4.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 10 (3.05%) Contactless
8 3 (0.91%) Internet of Things
8 3 (0.91%) RIA
8 3 (0.91%) Smart Home
8 3 (0.91%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.61%) CAN bus
9 2 (0.61%) Smart Energy
9 2 (0.61%) VHDL
10 1 (0.30%) Arduino
10 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.30%) Infotainment
10 1 (0.30%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 152 (46.34%) Linux
2 53 (16.16%) Embedded Linux
3 43 (13.11%) Windows
4 31 (9.45%) Android
5 22 (6.71%) Unix
6 12 (3.66%) Apple iOS
6 12 (3.66%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 3 (0.91%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.30%) MeeGo
9 1 (0.30%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (77.74%) Software Engineering
2 63 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (14.33%) Validation
4 44 (13.41%) OO
5 38 (11.59%) Embedded Software Development
6 31 (9.45%) SDLC
7 27 (8.23%) UML
8 21 (6.40%) Device Driver Development
8 21 (6.40%) Scrum
9 20 (6.10%) Feasibility Study
10 18 (5.49%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 18 (5.49%) Multithreading
11 16 (4.88%) Physics
12 14 (4.27%) Cross-Platform Development
13 13 (3.96%) Integration Testing
13 13 (3.96%) Multithreaded Programming
14 12 (3.66%) Customer Requirements
14 12 (3.66%) Cybersecurity
15 11 (3.35%) OOP
16 10 (3.05%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 328 (100.00%) C++
2 254 (77.44%) C
3 243 (74.09%) Embedded C
4 50 (15.24%) C#
5 35 (10.67%) Python
6 34 (10.37%) PHP
7 29 (8.84%) Java
8 21 (6.40%) ANSI C
9 18 (5.49%) SQL
10 15 (4.57%) Bash Shell
10 15 (4.57%) Perl
11 12 (3.66%) Groovy
11 12 (3.66%) JavaScript
11 12 (3.66%) Ruby
11 12 (3.66%) VB
12 11 (3.35%) VB6
13 9 (2.74%) Assembly Language
14 4 (1.22%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.61%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.30%) Ada
Qualifications
1 84 (25.61%) Degree
2 31 (9.45%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.96%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.35%) HNC
4 11 (3.35%) HND
5 10 (3.05%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.61%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.10%) MISRA
2 13 (3.96%) JTAG
3 3 (0.91%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.91%) MISRA C
3 3 (0.91%) QA
4 2 (0.61%) ISO26262
5 1 (0.30%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.30%) DO-178B
System Software
1 96 (29.27%) Firmware
2 6 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.30%) Docker
3 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (7.01%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.88%) Atmel
3 15 (4.57%) EMC
4 8 (2.44%) NEC
5 5 (1.52%) Dell
5 5 (1.52%) HP
6 4 (1.22%) Fujitsu
6 4 (1.22%) MKS
6 4 (1.22%) Rockwell
7 3 (0.91%) Avid
7 3 (0.91%) Freescale
7 3 (0.91%) Green Hills
8 2 (0.61%) Renesas
8 2 (0.61%) Xilinx
9 1 (0.30%) Altera
9 1 (0.30%) Apple
9 1 (0.30%) Borland
9 1 (0.30%) Google
9 1 (0.30%) Intel
9 1 (0.30%) VMware
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Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + benefits
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: Attractive
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
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