The median annual salary for an Embedded C/C++ Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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++ Engineer
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 797 863 920
Rank change year-on-year +66 +57  
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C/C++ Engineer 93 69 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.070% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.073% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 76 68 41
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Embedded C/C++ Engineer in the job title.

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

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Salary Trend

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

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

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C/C++ Engineer over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
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/C++ Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 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 +66 89 £42,500 +6.25% 9
East of England +19 39 £52,500 +50.00% 7
Cambridgeshire +10 39 £52,500 +50.00% 7
Cambridge +15 38 £52,500 +50.00% 6
Yorkshire +18 22 £42,500 -5.55%
South Yorkshire +4 13 £42,500 -5.55%
Barnsley +2 13 £42,500 -5.55%
South West +3 11 £35,000 -12.50%
North East - 9 £35,000 - 1
Durham - 9 £35,000 - 1
London +29 5 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Gloucestershire -4 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Stroud - 5 £35,000 -
Hull - 5 £20,000 -
East Yorkshire - 5 £20,000 -
South East +25 4 £39,000 -8.23%
Edinburgh - 4 £50,000 -
Scotland - 4 £50,000 -
Kent +14 3 £37,500 -
Wiltshire - 3 £42,500 -
Swindon - 3 £42,500 -
Dorset - 3 £40,000 -
Berkshire +24 1 £39,000 -2.50%
Southampton +12 1 £39,000 -2.50%
Hampshire +10 1 £39,000 -5.45%
Andover +10 1 £39,000 -8.23%
Basingstoke +4 1 £39,000 -2.50%
North Yorkshire - 1 £41,500 -
York - 1 £41,500 -
Weymouth - 1 £47,500 -

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

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

1 170 (100.00%) C
1 170 (100.00%) C++
2 158 (92.94%) Software Engineering
3 127 (74.71%) Embedded C
4 110 (64.71%) Embedded C++
5 79 (46.47%) Linux
6 55 (32.35%) Electronics
7 54 (31.76%) Python
8 47 (27.65%) Firmware
8 47 (27.65%) Degree
9 41 (24.12%) Wireless
10 40 (23.53%) Computer Science
11 35 (20.59%) Java
12 29 (17.06%) Embedded Linux
13 27 (15.88%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (15.29%) Security Cleared
15 24 (14.12%) Bluetooth
15 24 (14.12%) Device Driver
16 23 (13.53%) Telecoms
16 23 (13.53%) RS-232
17 22 (12.94%) Mathematics
17 22 (12.94%) Wi-Fi
17 22 (12.94%) Automotive
18 21 (12.35%) Physics
18 21 (12.35%) Qt
18 21 (12.35%) Embedded Systems
19 20 (11.76%) TCP/IP
19 20 (11.76%) OO
20 19 (11.18%) OOD
21 18 (10.59%) Ethernet

Embedded C/C++ 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.59%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 41 (24.12%) Wireless
2 24 (14.12%) Bluetooth
3 23 (13.53%) RS-232
4 22 (12.94%) Wi-Fi
5 20 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 18 (10.59%) Ethernet
6 18 (10.59%) RS-485
7 7 (4.12%) InfiniBand
7 7 (4.12%) Modbus
7 7 (4.12%) Profibus
8 6 (3.53%) ZigBee
9 2 (1.18%) DECT
9 2 (1.18%) Internet
9 2 (1.18%) IPv6
9 2 (1.18%) Network Security
10 1 (0.59%) DHCP
10 1 (0.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.18%) MySQL
2 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.59%) Redis
2 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.12%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.18%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.18%) Subversion
4 1 (0.59%) CodeWarrior
4 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.59%) JIRA
4 1 (0.59%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.59%) Mocha
General
1 55 (32.35%) Electronics
2 23 (13.53%) Telecoms
3 22 (12.94%) Automotive
4 16 (9.41%) Multimedia
5 13 (7.65%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.35%) Finance
7 2 (1.18%) Marketing
8 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.59%) Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.35%) Qt
2 15 (8.82%) HTML
3 13 (7.65%) Qt Quick
4 11 (6.47%) .NET
5 7 (4.12%) Node.js
5 7 (4.12%) SOAP
6 6 (3.53%) AngularJS
6 6 (3.53%) wxWidgets
7 4 (2.35%) JNI
8 2 (1.18%) .NET Compact Framework
8 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.59%) CSS3
9 1 (0.59%) Express
9 1 (0.59%) HTML5
9 1 (0.59%) MEAN Stack
9 1 (0.59%) Polymer
9 1 (0.59%) React
9 1 (0.59%) RESTful
9 1 (0.59%) Vue.js
9 1 (0.59%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 40 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 24 (14.12%) Device Driver
3 21 (12.35%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (8.82%) Algorithms
5 12 (7.06%) CAN bus
6 9 (5.29%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (3.53%) Smartcard
8 4 (2.35%) EMV
8 4 (2.35%) EPoS
8 4 (2.35%) Home Automation
9 2 (1.18%) Arduino
9 2 (1.18%) Raspberry Pi
9 2 (1.18%) RIA
9 2 (1.18%) Smart City
10 1 (0.59%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.59%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 79 (46.47%) Linux
2 29 (17.06%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (4.12%) Android
3 7 (4.12%) Windows
4 4 (2.35%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.18%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (0.59%) ThreadX
6 1 (0.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (92.94%) Software Engineering
2 27 (15.88%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (12.94%) Mathematics
4 21 (12.35%) Physics
5 20 (11.76%) OO
6 19 (11.18%) OOD
7 16 (9.41%) Video Processing
8 15 (8.82%) Telematics
9 9 (5.29%) Device Driver Development
10 8 (4.71%) Scrum
11 7 (4.12%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 7 (4.12%) Customer Requirements
11 7 (4.12%) Mobile Development
11 7 (4.12%) SDLC
11 7 (4.12%) Test Automation
11 7 (4.12%) UML
12 6 (3.53%) Mentoring
12 6 (3.53%) Open Source
12 6 (3.53%) Web Development
13 5 (2.94%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 170 (100.00%) C
1 170 (100.00%) C++
2 127 (74.71%) Embedded C
3 110 (64.71%) Embedded C++
4 54 (31.76%) Python
5 35 (20.59%) Java
6 18 (10.59%) Assembly Language
7 16 (9.41%) Bash Shell
8 15 (8.82%) C#
9 13 (7.65%) JavaScript
10 11 (6.47%) MATLAB
11 9 (5.29%) PHP
12 6 (3.53%) Perl
13 5 (2.94%) SQL
14 3 (1.76%) Ruby
15 2 (1.18%) Groovy
16 1 (0.59%) Delphi
16 1 (0.59%) ES6
16 1 (0.59%) VC++
Qualifications
1 47 (27.65%) Degree
2 26 (15.29%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.18%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.06%) ISO 9001
2 9 (5.29%) JTAG
3 3 (1.76%) MISRA
3 3 (1.76%) QA
4 1 (0.59%) MISRA C
System Software
1 47 (27.65%) Firmware
2 1 (0.59%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (3.53%) Lauterbach
2 3 (1.76%) Freescale
2 3 (1.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.18%) SAP
4 1 (0.59%) Signiant
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