The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 100 97 119
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 20 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.14% 0.90% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.34% 2.28% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 7
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £56,500 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Embedded Linux
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
599 613 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.07% 39.19% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 495 531 562
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Linux across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Embedded Linux
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Linux across the Cambridge region.

Embedded Linux Salary Trend in Cambridge

Embedded Linux
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Linux across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Embedded Linux Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Embedded Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Embedded Linux.

1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (71.05%) C
3 20 (52.63%) Software Engineering
4 17 (44.74%) Device Driver
5 11 (28.95%) Wireless
5 11 (28.95%) Multithreading
6 9 (23.68%) C++
7 7 (18.42%) IGMP
7 7 (18.42%) MPEG
7 7 (18.42%) HTTP
7 7 (18.42%) JTAG
8 6 (15.79%) Android
8 6 (15.79%) Smart Meter
8 6 (15.79%) Electronics
8 6 (15.79%) GPRS
8 6 (15.79%) RTSP
8 6 (15.79%) Streaming Video
8 6 (15.79%) STB
9 5 (13.16%) Scrum
9 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
9 5 (13.16%) Embedded C
9 5 (13.16%) Flash
9 5 (13.16%) Open Source
9 5 (13.16%) Android Development
10 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
10 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing
10 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 4 (10.53%) Coaching
10 4 (10.53%) Python

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Embedded Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Embedded Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) Wireless
2 7 (18.42%) HTTP
2 7 (18.42%) IGMP
3 6 (15.79%) RTSP
3 6 (15.79%) GPRS
4 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
4 2 (5.26%) 2G
4 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.26%) 3G
4 2 (5.26%) LTE
4 2 (5.26%) 4G
5 1 (2.63%) UPnP
5 1 (2.63%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) GCC
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (15.79%) Electronics
2 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.89%) Finance
4 2 (5.26%) Automotive
4 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Software Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Hardware Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Team Leader
6 4 (10.53%) RF Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Hardware Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Development Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (5.26%) Embedded C Developer
8 2 (5.26%) C Developer
8 2 (5.26%) C++ Team Leader
8 2 (5.26%) Software Development Team Leader
8 2 (5.26%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Flash
2 2 (5.26%) Middleware
2 2 (5.26%) Qt
2 2 (5.26%) GTK+
Miscellaneous
1 17 (44.74%) Device Driver
2 7 (18.42%) MPEG
3 6 (15.79%) Streaming Video
3 6 (15.79%) STB
3 6 (15.79%) Smart Meter
4 5 (13.16%) Open Source
5 4 (10.53%) DTV
6 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
6 3 (7.89%) Over-the-Top Content
6 3 (7.89%) IPTV
6 3 (7.89%) Firmware
7 2 (5.26%) ASIC
7 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
7 2 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (5.26%) iPad
7 2 (5.26%) CAN bus
8 1 (2.63%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Android
3 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Software Engineering
2 11 (28.95%) Multithreading
3 5 (13.16%) Android Development
3 5 (13.16%) Scrum
3 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.53%) UML
4 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing
4 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.53%) Coaching
5 3 (7.89%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) iOS Development
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.26%) Video Processing
6 2 (5.26%) Product Management
6 2 (5.26%) High Availability
6 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.63%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Code Coverage
7 1 (2.63%) Image Processing
7 1 (2.63%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) C
2 9 (23.68%) C++
3 5 (13.16%) Embedded C
4 4 (10.53%) Perl
4 4 (10.53%) Python
4 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.89%) Java
6 2 (5.26%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Wind River
2 2 (5.26%) VMware
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