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 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded C++
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 686 807 754
Rank change year-on-year +121 -53  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded C++ 178 132 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 0.26% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 152 123 175
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -7.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  

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 47871 51556 55557
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.20% 52.34% 51.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40527 44598 47285
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +113 175 £42,500 +13.33% 25
South East +73 48 £45,000 +20.00% 5
East of England +20 36 £52,500 +40.00% 10
Cambridgeshire +27 34 £52,500 - 10
Cambridge +17 31 £52,500 - 9
Yorkshire - 31 £40,000 - 2
South Yorkshire - 22 £40,000 - 1
London +66 21 £50,000 +15.60% 3
Surrey +43 17 £42,500 +13.33%
Hampshire +33 14 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Basingstoke +9 13 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Redhill +4 13 £40,000 -23.80%
Manchester -17 12 £37,500 -3.22%
North West -24 12 £37,500 -11.76%
Doncaster - 12 £40,000 -
Berkshire +40 11 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Barnsley - 10 £42,500 - 1
South West +8 9 £57,500 +43.75% 3
Oldham - 9 £37,500 -
Durham - 8 £35,000 - 1
North East - 8 £35,000 - 1
Dorset +10 7 £57,500 +35.29% 2
East Midlands +3 7 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Bracknell - 6 £40,000 -
Bournemouth - 6 £57,500 - 1
Wakefield - 4 £40,000 - 1
Walton-on-Thames - 4 £45,000 -
Kent - 4 £36,750 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands +14 3 £30,000 -27.71%

For the 6 months to 23 May 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++.

1 363 (100.00%) C++
2 304 (83.75%) C
3 291 (80.17%) Embedded C
4 290 (79.89%) Software Engineering
5 167 (46.01%) Linux
6 144 (39.67%) Electronics
7 118 (32.51%) Firmware
8 110 (30.30%) Degree
9 109 (30.03%) TCP/IP
10 83 (22.87%) Computer Science
11 79 (21.76%) Ethernet
12 74 (20.39%) Wireless
13 67 (18.46%) Embedded Linux
14 57 (15.70%) RS-485
15 55 (15.15%) Bluetooth
16 54 (14.88%) ZigBee
17 53 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
17 53 (14.60%) RS-232
18 51 (14.05%) Embedded Systems
19 50 (13.77%) Manufacturing
20 49 (13.50%) Validation
21 48 (13.22%) Device Driver
22 42 (11.57%) Python
23 40 (11.02%) HTML
23 40 (11.02%) SDLC
24 39 (10.74%) Java
25 36 (9.92%) Home Automation
25 36 (9.92%) OO
26 34 (9.37%) PHP
26 34 (9.37%) Automotive

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 1 (0.28%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (2.48%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 109 (30.03%) TCP/IP
2 79 (21.76%) Ethernet
3 74 (20.39%) Wireless
4 57 (15.70%) RS-485
5 55 (15.15%) Bluetooth
6 54 (14.88%) ZigBee
7 53 (14.60%) RS-232
8 25 (6.89%) GPRS
9 24 (6.61%) GSM
10 23 (6.34%) RS-422
11 17 (4.68%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (4.41%) InfiniBand
13 9 (2.48%) Internet
14 4 (1.10%) IPv6
14 4 (1.10%) Network Security
15 3 (0.83%) 802.15
15 3 (0.83%) HTTP
16 2 (0.55%) DECT
16 2 (0.55%) VoIP
17 1 (0.28%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.86%) MySQL
2 4 (1.10%) OLAP
3 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 27 (7.44%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.68%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.75%) Subversion
4 4 (1.10%) CANoe
4 4 (1.10%) PVCS
4 4 (1.10%) VectorCAST
5 2 (0.55%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.28%) CodeWarrior
6 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.28%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.28%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 144 (39.67%) Electronics
2 50 (13.77%) Manufacturing
3 34 (9.37%) Automotive
4 15 (4.13%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.03%) Multimedia
6 6 (1.65%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.38%) Finance
8 2 (0.55%) Games
8 2 (0.55%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 259 (71.35%) Embedded Engineer
2 242 (66.67%) Software Engineer
3 210 (57.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 130 (35.81%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 108 (29.75%) C++ Software Engineer
6 102 (28.10%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 100 (27.55%) Embedded C Engineer
7 100 (27.55%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 90 (24.79%) C Software Engineer
8 90 (24.79%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 87 (23.97%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 87 (23.97%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 87 (23.97%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
10 67 (18.46%) Firmware Engineer
11 61 (16.80%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
12 57 (15.70%) Linux Engineer
13 55 (15.15%) Embedded Linux Engineer
14 51 (14.05%) Developer
15 49 (13.50%) Embedded Developer
16 38 (10.47%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (11.02%) HTML
2 22 (6.06%) .NET
3 20 (5.51%) SOAP
4 19 (5.23%) MFC
5 17 (4.68%) Qt
6 10 (2.75%) Qt Quick
7 8 (2.20%) WPF
8 7 (1.93%) LLVM
8 7 (1.93%) Yocto
9 4 (1.10%) XML
10 3 (0.83%) 802.1X
10 3 (0.83%) Flash
11 2 (0.55%) Django
11 2 (0.55%) Flask
11 2 (0.55%) REST
11 2 (0.55%) Web Services
12 1 (0.28%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (0.28%) CSS3
12 1 (0.28%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 83 (22.87%) Computer Science
2 51 (14.05%) Embedded Systems
3 48 (13.22%) Device Driver
4 36 (9.92%) Home Automation
5 26 (7.16%) Algorithms
6 25 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (5.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 9 (2.48%) Contactless
9 6 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.65%) Internet of Things
9 6 (1.65%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.65%) Smart Home
9 6 (1.65%) VHDL
10 5 (1.38%) CAN bus
11 4 (1.10%) Verilog
12 3 (0.83%) RIA
12 3 (0.83%) Smart Energy
13 2 (0.55%) Robotics
14 1 (0.28%) Arduino
14 1 (0.28%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 167 (46.01%) Linux
2 67 (18.46%) Embedded Linux
3 33 (9.09%) Windows
4 22 (6.06%) Unix
5 11 (3.03%) Android
6 4 (1.10%) Mac OS
6 4 (1.10%) Solaris
7 3 (0.83%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.83%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (79.89%) Software Engineering
2 53 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (13.50%) Validation
4 40 (11.02%) SDLC
5 36 (9.92%) OO
6 33 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
7 24 (6.61%) Device Driver Development
8 22 (6.06%) Physics
9 20 (5.51%) Scrum
10 18 (4.96%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 18 (4.96%) Mathematics
11 15 (4.13%) Feasibility Study
12 13 (3.58%) Integration Testing
12 13 (3.58%) Multithreading
13 12 (3.31%) Telematics
13 12 (3.31%) Test Automation
13 12 (3.31%) UML
13 12 (3.31%) Video Processing
14 11 (3.03%) OOP
15 10 (2.75%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 363 (100.00%) C++
2 304 (83.75%) C
3 291 (80.17%) Embedded C
4 42 (11.57%) Python
5 39 (10.74%) Java
6 34 (9.37%) PHP
7 33 (9.09%) C#
8 23 (6.34%) ANSI C
9 17 (4.68%) Assembly Language
10 16 (4.41%) SQL
11 14 (3.86%) Bash Shell
12 12 (3.31%) VB
13 11 (3.03%) Perl
13 11 (3.03%) VB6
14 8 (2.20%) Ruby
15 6 (1.65%) JavaScript
16 4 (1.10%) Groovy
17 2 (0.55%) MATLAB
18 1 (0.28%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 110 (30.30%) Degree
2 27 (7.44%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.86%) HND
4 11 (3.03%) HNC
5 6 (1.65%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.65%) PMP
5 6 (1.65%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.10%) APMG
7 3 (0.83%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.83%) GNVQ
8 1 (0.28%) ISEB
8 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.03%) MISRA
2 8 (2.20%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.65%) QA
4 4 (1.10%) JTAG
5 2 (0.55%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.28%) MISRA C
System Software
1 118 (32.51%) Firmware
2 7 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.28%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (4.96%) Atmel
2 17 (4.68%) EMC
3 9 (2.48%) NEC
4 8 (2.20%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.20%) Xilinx
5 4 (1.10%) Altera
5 4 (1.10%) Freescale
5 4 (1.10%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.10%) Rockwell
6 3 (0.83%) Avid
6 3 (0.83%) Fujitsu
6 3 (0.83%) Green Hills
6 3 (0.83%) MKS
7 2 (0.55%) Renesas
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco
8 1 (0.28%) SAP
London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Superb Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions Limited
Salary: Benefits & Flexible Working
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £32,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Yoh
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Launch IT Recruitment LTD
Salary: Excellent package.
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£38,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Exceptional package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: exciting startup environment, career progress
Posted: 9 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, etc
Posted: 18 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago