Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Embedded C/C++ Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 980 1077 1205
Rank change year-on-year +97 +128 +42
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C/C++ Engineer 203 148 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.078% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.081% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 173 138 99
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £34,750 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,000 £51,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Top 13 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 6 months to 22 November 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
England +69 192 £50,000 +11.11% 17
UK excluding London +90 176 £45,000 - 17
East of England +94 106 £52,500 -7.89% 10
South East +48 34 £42,500 -15.00% 1
London +4 27 £50,000 +4.17% 2
North of England -38 13 £35,000 - 4
South West +17 12 £39,000 -20.00%
Scotland -8 11 £42,000 -6.67% 1
Yorkshire +11 8 £36,500 -18.89% 2
North East -9 4 £35,000 +11.11%
Midlands +17 1 £50,000 +33.33%
West Midlands +3 1 £50,000 -
North West -26 1 £40,000 +14.29% 2

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 203 (100.00%) C
1 203 (100.00%) C++
2 185 (91.13%) Software Engineering
3 120 (59.11%) Embedded C
4 110 (54.19%) Embedded C++
5 107 (52.71%) Linux
6 66 (32.51%) Python
7 56 (27.59%) Embedded Systems
8 54 (26.60%) Computer Science
9 51 (25.12%) Degree
10 35 (17.24%) Firmware
11 34 (16.75%) Electronics
11 34 (16.75%) Mathematics
12 33 (16.26%) Wireless
13 30 (14.78%) Embedded Linux
13 30 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (12.32%) Physics
14 25 (12.32%) Assembly Language
15 23 (11.33%) Windows
15 23 (11.33%) Bash Shell
16 22 (10.84%) Ethernet
16 22 (10.84%) Manufacturing
16 22 (10.84%) Unit Testing
17 21 (10.34%) Video Processing
17 21 (10.34%) Robotics
17 21 (10.34%) TCP/IP
17 21 (10.34%) Java
18 20 (9.85%) Multimedia
18 20 (9.85%) Lua
19 19 (9.36%) C#

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 4 (1.97%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 33 (16.26%) Wireless
2 22 (10.84%) Ethernet
3 21 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 19 (9.36%) InfiniBand
5 18 (8.87%) Bluetooth
5 18 (8.87%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (5.91%) RS-232
7 8 (3.94%) RS-485
8 4 (1.97%) Internet
9 3 (1.48%) RS-422
10 2 (0.99%) Modbus
10 2 (0.99%) Profibus
11 1 (0.49%) DHCP
11 1 (0.49%) Network Security
11 1 (0.49%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.46%) MySQL
2 1 (0.49%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (3.94%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.45%) Subversion
3 6 (2.96%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.99%) Selenium
5 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.49%) JIRA
5 1 (0.49%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
General
1 34 (16.75%) Electronics
2 22 (10.84%) Manufacturing
3 20 (9.85%) Multimedia
4 10 (4.93%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.46%) Automotive
6 1 (0.49%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.39%) HTML
2 9 (4.43%) .NET
3 6 (2.96%) JNI
4 5 (2.46%) HEVC
4 5 (2.46%) OpenGL
4 5 (2.46%) Qt
5 3 (1.48%) Qt Quick
6 2 (0.99%) .NET Compact Framework
6 2 (0.99%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.99%) Node.js
6 2 (0.99%) wxWidgets
7 1 (0.49%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.49%) CSS
7 1 (0.49%) CSS3
7 1 (0.49%) HTML5
7 1 (0.49%) jQuery
7 1 (0.49%) JSON
7 1 (0.49%) MFC
7 1 (0.49%) WebSockets
7 1 (0.49%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 56 (27.59%) Embedded Systems
2 54 (26.60%) Computer Science
3 21 (10.34%) Robotics
4 15 (7.39%) Life Science
5 13 (6.40%) Device Driver
6 8 (3.94%) Algorithms
6 8 (3.94%) Smartcard
7 6 (2.96%) EMV
7 6 (2.96%) EPoS
8 4 (1.97%) User Experience
9 3 (1.48%) CAN bus
9 3 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.99%) Smart City
11 1 (0.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.49%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.49%) Optoelectronics
11 1 (0.49%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.49%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 107 (52.71%) Linux
2 30 (14.78%) Embedded Linux
3 23 (11.33%) Windows
4 8 (3.94%) Android
5 6 (2.96%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.97%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.99%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (91.13%) Software Engineering
2 34 (16.75%) Mathematics
3 30 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (12.32%) Physics
5 22 (10.84%) Unit Testing
6 21 (10.34%) Video Processing
7 18 (8.87%) Mentoring
8 15 (7.39%) Linux Kernel Development
8 15 (7.39%) Scrum
9 14 (6.90%) Digital Signal Processing
9 14 (6.90%) Signal Processing
9 14 (6.90%) Statistics
10 11 (5.42%) OO
11 10 (4.93%) Device Driver Development
11 10 (4.93%) OOD
12 9 (4.43%) Open Source
12 9 (4.43%) SDLC
12 9 (4.43%) UML
13 7 (3.45%) Project Planning
14 6 (2.96%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 203 (100.00%) C
1 203 (100.00%) C++
2 120 (59.11%) Embedded C
3 110 (54.19%) Embedded C++
4 66 (32.51%) Python
5 25 (12.32%) Assembly Language
6 23 (11.33%) Bash Shell
7 21 (10.34%) Java
8 20 (9.85%) Lua
9 19 (9.36%) C#
10 18 (8.87%) JavaScript
11 16 (7.88%) SQL
12 10 (4.93%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.99%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (25.12%) Degree
2 12 (5.91%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.48%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.99%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.49%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.97%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.48%) JTAG
3 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 35 (17.24%) Firmware
2 1 (0.49%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2 (0.99%) Dell
1 2 (0.99%) HP
1 2 (0.99%) Lauterbach
2 1 (0.49%) Bloomberg