The median annual salary for a Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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++ Software Engineer
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 801 891 899
Rank change year-on-year +90 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer 63 58 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.056% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.058% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 46 57 46
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,300 £47,500
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 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
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++ 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 27 March 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 27 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 +92 61 £45,000 +12.50% 13
East of England +51 27 £52,000 +30.00% 6
Cambridgeshire - 26 £52,000 - 4
Cambridge - 19 £42,500 - 3
Yorkshire +32 14 £42,500 +6.25% 2
London +68 10 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Barnsley - 7 £40,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 7 £40,000 - 1
North Yorkshire +10 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Harrogate +5 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Durham - 3 £35,000 -
North East - 3 £35,000 -
South East +50 2 £41,750 -7.22% 2
Hampshire +23 2 £41,750 +31.49% 1
Derby +4 2 £47,500 +35.71%
Derbyshire +1 2 £47,500 +35.71%
East Midlands -1 2 £47,500 +35.71%
North West - 2 £44,000 -
Scotland - 2 £41,250 - 1
West Yorkshire +32 1 - -
South West +23 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire +18 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Stevenage -2 1 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Portsmouth -7 1 £45,000 +41.73% 1
Southampton - 1 £38,500 -
Warrington - 1 £44,500 -
Croydon - 1 £50,000 -
Stockport - 1 £43,500 -
Livingston - 1 £50,000 -
Halifax - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 130 (100.00%) C
1 130 (100.00%) C++
1 130 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 98 (75.38%) Embedded C
3 78 (60.00%) Embedded C++
4 66 (50.77%) Linux
5 51 (39.23%) Python
6 31 (23.85%) Wireless
7 29 (22.31%) Bluetooth
7 29 (22.31%) TCP/IP
8 27 (20.77%) Electronics
9 26 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
10 25 (19.23%) Telecoms
10 25 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
10 25 (19.23%) Ethernet
10 25 (19.23%) Degree
11 24 (18.46%) Security Cleared
12 23 (17.69%) C#
12 23 (17.69%) Firmware
12 23 (17.69%) RS-232
13 22 (16.92%) Computer Science
14 21 (16.15%) Microsoft
14 21 (16.15%) Java
15 20 (15.38%) Bash Shell
16 19 (14.62%) RS-485
17 16 (12.31%) Embedded Systems
17 16 (12.31%) MS Excel
17 16 (12.31%) MATLAB
17 16 (12.31%) JTAG
17 16 (12.31%) Qt

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 16 (12.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.77%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 31 (23.85%) Wireless
2 29 (22.31%) Bluetooth
2 29 (22.31%) TCP/IP
3 25 (19.23%) Ethernet
3 25 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
4 23 (17.69%) RS-232
5 19 (14.62%) RS-485
6 10 (7.69%) IPv6
6 10 (7.69%) Network Security
7 8 (6.15%) ZigBee
8 7 (5.38%) InfiniBand
9 5 (3.85%) Modbus
9 5 (3.85%) Profibus
10 3 (2.31%) Internet
11 2 (1.54%) ASN.1
12 1 (0.77%) DHCP
12 1 (0.77%) HTTP
12 1 (0.77%) LAN
Development Applications
1 9 (6.92%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.62%) Subversion
3 2 (1.54%) JIRA
3 2 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.77%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.77%) Mercurial
General
1 27 (20.77%) Electronics
2 25 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.69%) Automotive
3 10 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.08%) Finance
4 4 (3.08%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.54%) Marketing
6 1 (0.77%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.77%) Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.31%) Qt
2 5 (3.85%) .NET
3 4 (3.08%) wxWidgets
4 3 (2.31%) Qt Quick
5 2 (1.54%) HTML
5 2 (1.54%) MFC
5 2 (1.54%) XML
6 1 (0.77%) CORBA
6 1 (0.77%) OpenEmbedded
6 1 (0.77%) Wayland
6 1 (0.77%) WebKit
6 1 (0.77%) WPF
6 1 (0.77%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.92%) Computer Science
2 16 (12.31%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (4.62%) Algorithms
3 6 (4.62%) CAN bus
3 6 (4.62%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (1.54%) Home Automation
5 1 (0.77%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.77%) Arduino
5 1 (0.77%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.77%) Infotainment
5 1 (0.77%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.77%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (0.77%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 66 (50.77%) Linux
2 15 (11.54%) Android
3 13 (10.00%) Windows
4 12 (9.23%) Embedded Linux
5 10 (7.69%) Mac OS
6 5 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.85%) Unix
7 1 (0.77%) MeeGo
7 1 (0.77%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (10.77%) Analytics
3 14 (10.77%) Computer Architecture
3 14 (10.77%) Data Analytics
3 14 (10.77%) High-Frequency Trading
3 14 (10.77%) Low Latency
4 13 (10.00%) UML
5 12 (9.23%) OO
6 11 (8.46%) Customer Requirements
7 10 (7.69%) Cryptography
7 10 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
7 10 (7.69%) Mathematics
7 10 (7.69%) Multithreaded Programming
7 10 (7.69%) Multithreading
7 10 (7.69%) Physics
8 7 (5.38%) Unit Testing
9 5 (3.85%) Mobile Development
10 4 (3.08%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 130 (100.00%) C
1 130 (100.00%) C++
2 98 (75.38%) Embedded C
3 78 (60.00%) Embedded C++
4 51 (39.23%) Python
5 23 (17.69%) C#
6 21 (16.15%) Java
7 20 (15.38%) Bash Shell
8 16 (12.31%) MATLAB
9 11 (8.46%) Perl
10 10 (7.69%) Groovy
10 10 (7.69%) Ruby
11 6 (4.62%) Assembly Language
11 6 (4.62%) Lua
12 5 (3.85%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.54%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.54%) SQL
14 1 (0.77%) Delphi
14 1 (0.77%) VC++
Qualifications
1 25 (19.23%) Degree
2 24 (18.46%) Security Cleared
3 11 (8.46%) SC Cleared
4 10 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.31%) JTAG
2 11 (8.46%) MISRA
3 3 (2.31%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.77%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 23 (17.69%) Firmware
2 1 (0.77%) Docker
Vendors
1 21 (16.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.85%) Dell
2 5 (3.85%) HP
3 4 (3.08%) Lauterbach
4 2 (1.54%) Freescale
4 2 (1.54%) SAP
5 1 (0.77%) Apple
5 1 (0.77%) EMC
5 1 (0.77%) Google
5 1 (0.77%) Intel
5 1 (0.77%) Renesas
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive
Posted: 3 days ago
Westerham, Kent
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £30000.00 - £500000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary to £50k depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
Rugby
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £32k
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k DoE
Posted: 18 days ago