The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 105 114 76
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -38
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 17 12 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.93% 0.60% 2.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.87% 1.59% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 34
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,750 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
592 755 833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.37% 37.90% 39.59%
Number of salaries quoted 510 642 720
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Embedded Linux
Cambridgeshire

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 23 April 2014.

Embedded Linux Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (85.42%) C
3 29 (60.42%) Device Driver
4 23 (47.92%) Software Engineering
5 21 (43.75%) Multithreading
6 17 (35.42%) Streaming Video
6 17 (35.42%) MPEG
6 17 (35.42%) JTAG
6 17 (35.42%) Open Source
7 15 (31.25%) IGMP
7 15 (31.25%) RTSP
7 15 (31.25%) HTTP
7 15 (31.25%) C++
8 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (25.00%) Scrum
10 11 (22.92%) Embedded C
11 10 (20.83%) UNIX
11 10 (20.83%) Wireless
11 10 (20.83%) Software Testing
12 9 (18.75%) IPTV
13 8 (16.67%) STB
14 7 (14.58%) Flash
15 6 (12.50%) Degree
15 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
16 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
16 5 (10.42%) Qt
17 4 (8.33%) SCOM
17 4 (8.33%) HTML5
17 4 (8.33%) CSS3
17 4 (8.33%) WebKit

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 15 (31.25%) HTTP
1 15 (31.25%) IGMP
1 15 (31.25%) RTSP
2 10 (20.83%) Wireless
3 1 (2.08%) SSH
3 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
General
1 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.17%) Electronics
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Developer
2 21 (43.75%) Software Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Principal Software Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Principal Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Embedded C Developer
6 4 (8.33%) C Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Software Team Leader
9 1 (2.08%) Platform Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Embedded Software Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) Flash
2 5 (10.42%) Qt
3 4 (8.33%) HTML5
3 4 (8.33%) CSS3
3 4 (8.33%) WebKit
3 4 (8.33%) SVG
3 4 (8.33%) OpenGL
3 4 (8.33%) HTML
3 4 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (60.42%) Device Driver
2 17 (35.42%) MPEG
2 17 (35.42%) Streaming Video
2 17 (35.42%) Open Source
3 9 (18.75%) IPTV
4 8 (16.67%) STB
5 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
6 4 (8.33%) Firmware
7 3 (6.25%) DTV
8 2 (4.17%) ASIC
8 2 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (2.08%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (20.83%) UNIX
3 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Software Engineering
2 21 (43.75%) Multithreading
3 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (25.00%) Scrum
5 10 (20.83%) Software Testing
6 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.08%) Project Management
7 1 (2.08%) UML
7 1 (2.08%) Code Coverage
7 1 (2.08%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.08%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (2.08%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (85.42%) C
2 15 (31.25%) C++
3 11 (22.92%) Embedded C
4 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.17%) Perl
5 2 (4.17%) Embedded C++
5 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (35.42%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (2.08%) QNX
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £40k DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £40k DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Polkadotfrog
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 30+ days ago