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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 85 78 109
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +31
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 26 32 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.61% 2.23% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.92% 6.31% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 23 28 7
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,750 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
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
528 507 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.69% 35.28% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 440 408 561
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,200 £25,548
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 29 January 2015.

Embedded Linux Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (84.31%) C
3 29 (56.86%) Software Engineering
4 22 (43.14%) Python
5 20 (39.22%) Device Driver
6 19 (37.25%) C++
7 18 (35.29%) Java
8 16 (31.37%) Embedded C
9 15 (29.41%) Smart Meter
10 14 (27.45%) Android
10 14 (27.45%) Degree
11 13 (25.49%) Wireless
12 11 (21.57%) Perl
13 9 (17.65%) ZigBee
14 8 (15.69%) GCC
14 8 (15.69%) Algorithms
15 7 (13.73%) 802.15
15 7 (13.73%) C#
15 7 (13.73%) Data Structures
16 6 (11.76%) Bash Shell
16 6 (11.76%) Ethernet
17 5 (9.80%) Windows
17 5 (9.80%) Embedded C++
17 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
17 5 (9.80%) Shell Script
17 5 (9.80%) Wi-Fi
17 5 (9.80%) Time Management
17 5 (9.80%) Apple iOS
18 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
18 4 (7.84%) Multithreading

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.49%) Wireless
2 9 (17.65%) ZigBee
3 7 (13.73%) 802.15
4 6 (11.76%) Ethernet
5 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.80%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.92%) 4G
6 2 (3.92%) LTE
6 2 (3.92%) 2G
6 2 (3.92%) 3G
6 2 (3.92%) Bluetooth
7 1 (1.96%) HTTP
7 1 (1.96%) Internet
7 1 (1.96%) IGMP
7 1 (1.96%) RTSP
7 1 (1.96%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) GCC
2 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.84%) Automotive
2 2 (3.92%) Electronics
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Software Engineer
2 21 (41.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) Development Manager
3 10 (19.61%) Team Leader
3 10 (19.61%) Development Team Leader
3 10 (19.61%) Software Team Leader
4 8 (15.69%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Software Development Team Leader
6 5 (9.80%) Software Manager
6 5 (9.80%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Software Development Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) C++ Team Leader
8 2 (3.92%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Field Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Embedded Software Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) GTK+
1 2 (3.92%) Middleware
1 2 (3.92%) Flash
2 1 (1.96%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 20 (39.22%) Device Driver
2 15 (29.41%) Smart Meter
3 8 (15.69%) Algorithms
4 7 (13.73%) Data Structures
5 3 (5.88%) Open Source
6 2 (3.92%) iPad
6 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.92%) STB
7 1 (1.96%) MPEG
7 1 (1.96%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.96%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (27.45%) Android
3 5 (9.80%) Windows
3 5 (9.80%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) Tizen
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) Software Engineering
2 5 (9.80%) Time Management
3 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
3 4 (7.84%) Multithreading
4 3 (5.88%) Android Development
5 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.92%) High Availability
5 2 (3.92%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (3.92%) Product Management
6 1 (1.96%) UML
6 1 (1.96%) Automated Testing
6 1 (1.96%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.96%) Integration Testing
6 1 (1.96%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 43 (84.31%) C
2 22 (43.14%) Python
3 19 (37.25%) C++
4 18 (35.29%) Java
5 16 (31.37%) Embedded C
6 11 (21.57%) Perl
7 7 (13.73%) C#
8 6 (11.76%) Bash Shell
9 5 (9.80%) Embedded C++
9 5 (9.80%) Shell Script
10 3 (5.88%) Objective-C
11 2 (3.92%) Assembly Language
11 2 (3.92%) Tcl
11 2 (3.92%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) Wind River
2 2 (3.92%) VMware
3 1 (1.96%) Sun
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