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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 88 108 105
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 17 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.17% 0.97% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.85% 2.83% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 11
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
442 600 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.42% 34.17% 33.90%
Number of salaries quoted 364 487 497
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 2015.

Embedded Linux Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (65.22%) C++
3 14 (60.87%) C
4 12 (52.17%) Device Driver
5 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
6 8 (34.78%) Android
7 6 (26.09%) Degree
7 6 (26.09%) GCC
7 6 (26.09%) Electronics
8 5 (21.74%) Wireless
8 5 (21.74%) Java
8 5 (21.74%) Android Development
8 5 (21.74%) Wind River
9 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
9 4 (17.39%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (17.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (17.39%) EMC
9 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
9 4 (17.39%) VHDL
9 4 (17.39%) Verilog
10 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
10 3 (13.04%) Objective-C
10 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
10 3 (13.04%) Embedded C
10 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++
10 3 (13.04%) Perl
10 3 (13.04%) C#
10 3 (13.04%) Bluetooth
10 3 (13.04%) ZigBee
10 3 (13.04%) Time Management

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Wireless
2 3 (13.04%) ZigBee
2 3 (13.04%) Bluetooth
3 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
3 2 (8.70%) Internet
3 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) GCC
General
1 6 (26.09%) Electronics
2 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Automotive
4 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Hardware Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Hardware Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
1 1 (4.35%) JNI
1 1 (4.35%) Qt
1 1 (4.35%) QML
1 1 (4.35%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Device Driver
2 4 (17.39%) VHDL
2 4 (17.39%) Verilog
2 4 (17.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (17.39%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.35%) CAN bus
3 1 (4.35%) Internet of Things
3 1 (4.35%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (4.35%) MPEG
3 1 (4.35%) DTV
3 1 (4.35%) IPTV
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Physics
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Video on Demand
3 1 (4.35%) STB
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Android
3 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
2 5 (21.74%) Android Development
3 3 (13.04%) Time Management
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) TDD
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) C++
2 14 (60.87%) C
3 5 (21.74%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
5 3 (13.04%) C#
5 3 (13.04%) Perl
5 3 (13.04%) Embedded C
5 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++
5 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
5 3 (13.04%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) iptables
2 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Cobbler
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Wind River
2 4 (17.39%) EMC
3 1 (4.35%) QNX
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