Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 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++ Software Engineer
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1030 1103 1212
Rank change year-on-year +73 +109 +48
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer 176 140 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.074% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.077% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 147 130 86
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £34,500 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £63,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +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 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
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 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend

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

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

Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Embedded C/C++ Software 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++ Software Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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 +59 169 £45,000 - 16
UK excluding London +50 149 £42,500 -5.56% 16
East of England +68 89 £52,500 -7.89% 9
London +34 27 £50,000 +4.17% 2
South East +43 26 £42,500 -15.00% 1
North of England -16 15 £35,500 +1.43% 2
South West +21 12 £39,000 -22.00% 1
Yorkshire +14 10 £39,500 -12.22% 2
Scotland -18 7 £42,250 -6.11% 1
North East -8 4 £35,000 +11.11%
Midlands +25 1 £50,000 +35.14% 1
West Midlands +15 1 £50,000 -
North West -4 1 £40,000 +14.29%

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Embedded C/C++ Software 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++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 176 (100.00%) C
1 176 (100.00%) C++
1 176 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 117 (66.48%) Embedded C
3 102 (57.95%) Embedded C++
4 97 (55.11%) Linux
5 66 (37.50%) Python
6 54 (30.68%) Computer Science
7 49 (27.84%) Embedded Systems
8 48 (27.27%) Degree
9 33 (18.75%) Mathematics
10 31 (17.61%) Wireless
11 28 (15.91%) Electronics
12 25 (14.20%) Assembly Language
12 25 (14.20%) Physics
13 24 (13.64%) Bash Shell
14 23 (13.07%) Embedded Linux
15 22 (12.50%) Unit Testing
15 22 (12.50%) Manufacturing
15 22 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (11.93%) Ethernet
16 21 (11.93%) TCP/IP
16 21 (11.93%) Java
16 21 (11.93%) Video Processing
17 20 (11.36%) Lua
17 20 (11.36%) Windows
17 20 (11.36%) Multimedia
18 19 (10.80%) Firmware
18 19 (10.80%) JavaScript
18 19 (10.80%) InfiniBand

Embedded C/C++ Software 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 (2.27%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.61%) Wireless
2 21 (11.93%) Ethernet
2 21 (11.93%) TCP/IP
3 19 (10.80%) InfiniBand
4 17 (9.66%) Bluetooth
4 17 (9.66%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (5.68%) RS-232
6 7 (3.98%) RS-485
7 4 (2.27%) Internet
8 3 (1.70%) RS-422
9 2 (1.14%) Modbus
9 2 (1.14%) Profibus
10 1 (0.57%) DHCP
10 1 (0.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.84%) MySQL
2 1 (0.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (3.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.14%) Selenium
3 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.57%) JIRA
3 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.57%) Subversion
General
1 28 (15.91%) Electronics
2 22 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 20 (11.36%) Multimedia
4 10 (5.68%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.98%) Automotive
6 1 (0.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.52%) HTML
2 8 (4.55%) .NET
3 6 (3.41%) JNI
3 6 (3.41%) Qt
4 5 (2.84%) HEVC
4 5 (2.84%) OpenGL
5 4 (2.27%) Qt Quick
6 2 (1.14%) .NET Compact Framework
6 2 (1.14%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.14%) Node.js
6 2 (1.14%) wxWidgets
6 2 (1.14%) XML
7 1 (0.57%) CGI
7 1 (0.57%) CSS
7 1 (0.57%) CSS3
7 1 (0.57%) HTML5
7 1 (0.57%) jQuery
7 1 (0.57%) JSON
7 1 (0.57%) MFC
7 1 (0.57%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 54 (30.68%) Computer Science
2 49 (27.84%) Embedded Systems
3 14 (7.95%) Device Driver
3 14 (7.95%) Life Science
4 8 (4.55%) Smartcard
5 7 (3.98%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.41%) EMV
6 6 (3.41%) EPoS
7 5 (2.84%) Robotics
8 4 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.27%) User Experience
9 3 (1.70%) CAN bus
10 2 (1.14%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.14%) Smart City
11 1 (0.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.57%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.57%) Optoelectronics
11 1 (0.57%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 97 (55.11%) Linux
2 23 (13.07%) Embedded Linux
3 20 (11.36%) Windows
4 8 (4.55%) Android
5 6 (3.41%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.27%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (18.75%) Mathematics
3 25 (14.20%) Physics
4 22 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 21 (11.93%) Video Processing
6 15 (8.52%) Linux Kernel Development
7 14 (7.95%) Scrum
7 14 (7.95%) Statistics
8 11 (6.25%) OO
9 10 (5.68%) OOD
10 9 (5.11%) Device Driver Development
10 9 (5.11%) UML
11 8 (4.55%) Open Source
11 8 (4.55%) SDLC
12 6 (3.41%) Project Planning
12 6 (3.41%) Test Automation
13 5 (2.84%) Code Optimisation
13 5 (2.84%) Cross-Platform Development
13 5 (2.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 176 (100.00%) C
1 176 (100.00%) C++
2 117 (66.48%) Embedded C
3 102 (57.95%) Embedded C++
4 66 (37.50%) Python
5 25 (14.20%) Assembly Language
6 24 (13.64%) Bash Shell
7 21 (11.93%) Java
8 20 (11.36%) Lua
9 19 (10.80%) JavaScript
10 16 (9.09%) C#
10 16 (9.09%) SQL
11 10 (5.68%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.70%) Perl
13 1 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (27.27%) Degree
2 12 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.14%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.27%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.70%) JTAG
System Software
1 19 (10.80%) Firmware
2 1 (0.57%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2 (1.14%) Dell
1 2 (1.14%) HP
1 2 (1.14%) Lauterbach
2 1 (0.57%) Bloomberg