The median annual salary for an Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 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++ Software Engineer
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 782 881 935
Rank change year-on-year +99 +54  
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer 92 66 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.067% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.069% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 76 65 34
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 £45,000 £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 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Embedded C/C++ Software 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++ Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 +76 89 £42,500 +6.25% 5
East of England +30 39 £52,500 +50.00% 5
Cambridgeshire +13 39 £52,500 +50.00% 5
Cambridge +18 38 £52,500 +50.00% 5
Yorkshire +23 23 £42,500 -5.55%
Barnsley +2 14 £42,500 -5.55%
South Yorkshire -3 14 £42,500 -5.55%
South West +16 11 £35,000 -12.50%
North East - 10 £35,000 -
Durham - 10 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire +9 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%
London +27 3 £40,000 -
Kent +13 3 £37,500 -
Wiltshire - 3 £42,500 -
Scotland - 3 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 £50,000 -
Swindon - 3 £42,500 -
Dorset - 3 £40,000 -
Hampshire +27 1 £39,000 -8.23%
Berkshire +26 1 £39,000 -2.50%
Southampton +19 1 £39,000 -2.50%
Andover +9 1 £39,000 -8.23%
Newbury - 1 £39,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £39,000 -
Weymouth - 1 £47,500 -
York - 1 £41,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 152 (100.00%) C
1 152 (100.00%) C++
1 152 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 113 (74.34%) Embedded C
3 96 (63.16%) Embedded C++
4 66 (43.42%) Linux
5 50 (32.89%) Python
6 44 (28.95%) Electronics
7 43 (28.29%) Firmware
8 41 (26.97%) Degree
9 38 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 37 (24.34%) Wireless
11 34 (22.37%) Java
12 26 (17.11%) Security Cleared
12 26 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (15.79%) RS-232
14 22 (14.47%) Telecoms
14 22 (14.47%) Bluetooth
14 22 (14.47%) Mathematics
15 21 (13.82%) Physics
15 21 (13.82%) Qt
15 21 (13.82%) Automotive
16 20 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
16 20 (13.16%) OO
17 19 (12.50%) OOD
17 19 (12.50%) Ethernet
17 19 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
18 17 (11.18%) Assembly Language
18 17 (11.18%) Embedded Systems
18 17 (11.18%) RS-485

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.66%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 37 (24.34%) Wireless
2 24 (15.79%) RS-232
3 22 (14.47%) Bluetooth
4 20 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
5 19 (12.50%) Ethernet
6 17 (11.18%) RS-485
7 14 (9.21%) TCP/IP
8 7 (4.61%) InfiniBand
8 7 (4.61%) Modbus
8 7 (4.61%) Profibus
9 5 (3.29%) ZigBee
10 2 (1.32%) Internet
10 2 (1.32%) IPv6
10 2 (1.32%) Network Security
11 1 (0.66%) DHCP
11 1 (0.66%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.97%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.32%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.66%) CodeWarrior
4 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.66%) JIRA
4 1 (0.66%) Mercurial
General
1 44 (28.95%) Electronics
2 22 (14.47%) Telecoms
3 21 (13.82%) Automotive
4 15 (9.87%) Multimedia
5 4 (2.63%) Finance
5 4 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.32%) Marketing
7 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.66%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.82%) Qt
2 13 (8.55%) Qt Quick
3 9 (5.92%) .NET
4 6 (3.95%) Node.js
4 6 (3.95%) wxWidgets
5 5 (3.29%) AngularJS
5 5 (3.29%) HTML
6 3 (1.97%) JNI
7 2 (1.32%) .NET Compact Framework
7 2 (1.32%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.66%) OpenEmbedded
8 1 (0.66%) WPF
8 1 (0.66%) XML
8 1 (0.66%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 38 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 17 (11.18%) Embedded Systems
3 16 (10.53%) Device Driver
4 13 (8.55%) Algorithms
5 12 (7.89%) CAN bus
6 9 (5.92%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (3.29%) Smartcard
8 4 (2.63%) Home Automation
9 3 (1.97%) EMV
9 3 (1.97%) EPoS
10 2 (1.32%) Smart City
11 1 (0.66%) Arduino
11 1 (0.66%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.66%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 66 (43.42%) Linux
2 19 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (4.61%) Windows
4 6 (3.95%) Android
5 3 (1.97%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.32%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.66%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (14.47%) Mathematics
4 21 (13.82%) Physics
5 20 (13.16%) OO
6 19 (12.50%) OOD
7 15 (9.87%) Telematics
7 15 (9.87%) Video Processing
8 7 (4.61%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (4.61%) Mobile Development
8 7 (4.61%) Scrum
8 7 (4.61%) UML
9 6 (3.95%) Web Development
10 5 (3.29%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (3.29%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (3.29%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.29%) Open Source
10 5 (3.29%) SDLC
10 5 (3.29%) Test Automation
10 5 (3.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 152 (100.00%) C
1 152 (100.00%) C++
2 113 (74.34%) Embedded C
3 96 (63.16%) Embedded C++
4 50 (32.89%) Python
5 34 (22.37%) Java
6 17 (11.18%) Assembly Language
7 15 (9.87%) Bash Shell
7 15 (9.87%) C#
8 12 (7.89%) JavaScript
9 11 (7.24%) MATLAB
10 5 (3.29%) SQL
11 4 (2.63%) Perl
12 3 (1.97%) Ruby
13 2 (1.32%) Groovy
14 1 (0.66%) Delphi
14 1 (0.66%) VC++
Qualifications
1 41 (26.97%) Degree
2 26 (17.11%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.89%) ISO 9001
2 9 (5.92%) JTAG
3 3 (1.97%) MISRA
4 1 (0.66%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 43 (28.29%) Firmware
2 1 (0.66%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (3.95%) Lauterbach
2 3 (1.97%) Freescale
2 3 (1.97%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.32%) SAP
4 1 (0.66%) Signiant
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago