Period
to 27 July 2017

The median annual salary for an Embedded C/C++ Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

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

Embedded C/C++ Developer
UK
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1172 1240 1273
Rank change year-on-year +68 +33 +52
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C/C++ Developer 26 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.007% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.008% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 12
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.05% +4.22% +18.57%
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £32,725
90th Percentile £53,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.73% +23.57%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 170306 194673 213134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.98% 96.48% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 138391 163597 174752
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Embedded C/C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C/C++ Developer in the UK

Embedded C/C++ Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Embedded C/C++ Developer in the UK

Embedded C/C++ Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C/C++ Developer over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded C/C++ Developer in the UK

Embedded C/C++ Developer
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C/C++ Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 27 July 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
UK excluding London +101 25 £45,000 +5.88% 3
England +87 24 £45,000 +4.05% 3
South East +101 12 £47,500 +7.95%
North of England +6 10 £37,500 -2.60%
North West -23 6 £37,500 -2.60%
Yorkshire +35 4 £50,000 -
London +42 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Wales - 1 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Scotland - 1 £42,500 -

Embedded C/C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, Embedded C/C++ Developer 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/C++ Developer in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) C++
1 26 (100.00%) C
2 18 (69.23%) Embedded C
2 18 (69.23%) Embedded C++
3 15 (57.69%) HTML
4 14 (53.85%) Linux
4 14 (53.85%) Embedded Linux
5 11 (42.31%) Java
6 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
7 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
8 7 (26.92%) Electronics
8 7 (26.92%) Device Driver
8 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
9 6 (23.08%) Device Driver Development
9 6 (23.08%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 6 (23.08%) Manufacturing
9 6 (23.08%) PHP
9 6 (23.08%) SOAP
9 6 (23.08%) Python
10 5 (19.23%) SQL
10 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
10 5 (19.23%) 3G
10 5 (19.23%) OO
10 5 (19.23%) Multithreaded Programming
10 5 (19.23%) LTE
10 5 (19.23%) SDLC
10 5 (19.23%) Multithreading
10 5 (19.23%) 4G
11 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development

Embedded C/C++ Developer 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 5 (19.23%) 3G
2 5 (19.23%) 4G
2 5 (19.23%) LTE
3 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.85%) FTP
4 1 (3.85%) LDAP
4 1 (3.85%) Modbus
4 1 (3.85%) RS-485
4 1 (3.85%) SMTP
4 1 (3.85%) SNMP
4 1 (3.85%) SSH
4 1 (3.85%) X.509
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (26.92%) Electronics
2 6 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) HTML
2 6 (23.08%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) JSON
3 1 (3.85%) POSIX
3 1 (3.85%) Qt
3 1 (3.85%) RESTful
3 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Device Driver
2 2 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Embedded Linux
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 6 (23.08%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 6 (23.08%) Device Driver Development
3 5 (19.23%) Multithreaded Programming
3 5 (19.23%) Multithreading
3 5 (19.23%) OO
3 5 (19.23%) SDLC
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) OOD
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.85%) Metaprogramming
5 1 (3.85%) Physics
5 1 (3.85%) Storage Virtualisation
5 1 (3.85%) UML
5 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C
1 26 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (69.23%) Embedded C
2 18 (69.23%) Embedded C++
3 11 (42.31%) Java
4 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 6 (23.08%) PHP
5 6 (23.08%) Python
6 5 (19.23%) SQL
7 3 (11.54%) C#
8 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft