The median annual salary for a Embedded C/C++ Engineer was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 780 889 920
Rank change year-on-year +109 +31  
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C/C++ Engineer 78 65 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.092% 0.063% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.065% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 60 64 52
Median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,350 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 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 28 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 +114 74 £42,500 +6.25% 14
East of England +41 28 £52,000 +22.35% 6
Cambridgeshire - 27 £52,000 - 4
Cambridge - 20 £42,500 - 3
Yorkshire +42 14 £42,500 +6.25% 2
London +72 13 £50,000 +33.33% 1
North West -2 11 £37,500 -14.77%
Manchester - 10 £37,500 -
Oldham - 9 £37,500 -
Barnsley - 7 £40,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 7 £40,000 - 1
Harrogate +13 4 £42,500 +6.25%
North Yorkshire +10 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Scotland - 4 £47,500 - 1
West Lothian - 3 £45,000 -
North East - 3 £35,000 -
Livingston - 3 £45,000 -
Durham - 3 £35,000 -
South East +30 2 £41,750 -7.22% 2
Hampshire +17 2 £41,750 +31.49% 1
Derbyshire +4 2 £47,500 +35.71%
Derby +4 2 £47,500 +35.71%
East Midlands +1 2 £47,500 +35.71%
Croydon - 2 £51,250 -
South West +28 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire +26 1 - -
Hertfordshire +13 1 £42,500 - 1
Cheshire +6 1 £44,500 +1.13%
Stevenage -1 1 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Portsmouth -6 1 £45,000 +41.73% 1

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 146 (100.00%) C
1 146 (100.00%) C++
2 134 (91.78%) Software Engineering
3 109 (74.66%) Embedded C
4 89 (60.96%) Embedded C++
5 76 (52.05%) Linux
6 55 (37.67%) Python
7 39 (26.71%) Electronics
8 34 (23.29%) Wireless
8 34 (23.29%) TCP/IP
9 32 (21.92%) Degree
10 29 (19.86%) Bluetooth
11 27 (18.49%) Wi-Fi
11 27 (18.49%) Computer Science
12 26 (17.81%) Telecoms
12 26 (17.81%) Firmware
12 26 (17.81%) Cybersecurity
13 25 (17.12%) Security Cleared
14 24 (16.44%) Ethernet
15 23 (15.75%) C#
16 21 (14.38%) Java
16 21 (14.38%) Embedded Linux
16 21 (14.38%) Bash Shell
16 21 (14.38%) RS-232
17 20 (13.70%) Microsoft
18 19 (13.01%) Manufacturing
18 19 (13.01%) Embedded Systems
19 18 (12.33%) RS-485
20 16 (10.96%) JTAG
20 16 (10.96%) MATLAB

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:

Applications
1 15 (10.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.68%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 34 (23.29%) TCP/IP
1 34 (23.29%) Wireless
2 29 (19.86%) Bluetooth
3 27 (18.49%) Wi-Fi
4 24 (16.44%) Ethernet
5 21 (14.38%) RS-232
6 18 (12.33%) RS-485
7 10 (6.85%) IPv6
7 10 (6.85%) Network Security
7 10 (6.85%) ZigBee
8 7 (4.79%) InfiniBand
9 5 (3.42%) Modbus
9 5 (3.42%) Profibus
10 3 (2.05%) Internet
11 2 (1.37%) ASN.1
11 2 (1.37%) DECT
12 1 (0.68%) DHCP
12 1 (0.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.37%) MySQL
2 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.68%) Redis
2 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (10.27%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.79%) Subversion
3 2 (1.37%) JIRA
3 2 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.37%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.68%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.68%) Mocha
General
1 39 (26.71%) Electronics
2 26 (17.81%) Telecoms
3 19 (13.01%) Manufacturing
4 11 (7.53%) Automotive
5 4 (2.74%) Finance
5 4 (2.74%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.37%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.37%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Games
7 1 (0.68%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.59%) Qt
2 12 (8.22%) HTML
3 7 (4.79%) .NET
3 7 (4.79%) SOAP
4 4 (2.74%) wxWidgets
5 3 (2.05%) Qt Quick
6 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.68%) CSS3
6 1 (0.68%) Express
6 1 (0.68%) HTML5
6 1 (0.68%) MEAN Stack
6 1 (0.68%) Node.js
6 1 (0.68%) OpenEmbedded
6 1 (0.68%) Polymer
6 1 (0.68%) React
6 1 (0.68%) RESTful
6 1 (0.68%) Vue.js
6 1 (0.68%) Wayland
6 1 (0.68%) Web Components
6 1 (0.68%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.49%) Computer Science
2 19 (13.01%) Embedded Systems
3 13 (8.90%) Device Driver
4 8 (5.48%) Algorithms
5 6 (4.11%) CAN bus
6 2 (1.37%) Arduino
6 2 (1.37%) Home Automation
6 2 (1.37%) Raspberry Pi
6 2 (1.37%) RIA
7 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.68%) Infotainment
7 1 (0.68%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 76 (52.05%) Linux
2 21 (14.38%) Embedded Linux
3 14 (9.59%) Android
3 14 (9.59%) Windows
4 10 (6.85%) Mac OS
5 5 (3.42%) Unix
6 4 (2.74%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.68%) MeeGo
7 1 (0.68%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (91.78%) Software Engineering
2 26 (17.81%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (9.59%) Analytics
3 14 (9.59%) Computer Architecture
3 14 (9.59%) Data Analytics
3 14 (9.59%) High-Frequency Trading
3 14 (9.59%) Low Latency
4 12 (8.22%) OO
4 12 (8.22%) UML
5 11 (7.53%) Customer Requirements
5 11 (7.53%) Mathematics
5 11 (7.53%) Multithreading
5 11 (7.53%) Physics
6 10 (6.85%) Cryptography
6 10 (6.85%) Multithreaded Programming
7 9 (6.16%) Embedded Software Development
8 8 (5.48%) Device Driver Development
9 7 (4.79%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 7 (4.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 146 (100.00%) C
1 146 (100.00%) C++
2 109 (74.66%) Embedded C
3 89 (60.96%) Embedded C++
4 55 (37.67%) Python
5 23 (15.75%) C#
6 21 (14.38%) Bash Shell
6 21 (14.38%) Java
7 16 (10.96%) MATLAB
8 13 (8.90%) Perl
9 10 (6.85%) Groovy
9 10 (6.85%) Ruby
10 9 (6.16%) PHP
11 7 (4.79%) Assembly Language
12 6 (4.11%) Lua
13 4 (2.74%) Objective-C
14 3 (2.05%) JavaScript
15 2 (1.37%) Delphi
15 2 (1.37%) SQL
16 1 (0.68%) VC++
Qualifications
1 32 (21.92%) Degree
2 25 (17.12%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.53%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.96%) JTAG
2 11 (7.53%) MISRA
3 3 (2.05%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.37%) QA
5 1 (0.68%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.68%) MISRA C
System Software
1 26 (17.81%) Firmware
2 1 (0.68%) Docker
Vendors
1 20 (13.70%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.42%) Dell
2 5 (3.42%) HP
3 4 (2.74%) Lauterbach
4 2 (1.37%) Freescale
4 2 (1.37%) SAP
5 1 (0.68%) Apple
5 1 (0.68%) Google
5 1 (0.68%) Intel
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Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash Plc
Posted: Yesterday
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive
Posted: 4 days ago
Westerham, Kent
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £30000.00 - £500000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary to £50k depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 12 days ago
Rugby
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Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: to £32k
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