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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 95 101 112
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 15 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.08% 1.06% 0.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.78% 3.11% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 11
Average salary £45,000 £50,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% +0.50%
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
397 611 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.58% 34.04% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 329 491 505
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 31 July 2015.

Embedded Linux Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 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 11 (47.83%) Device Driver
5 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
5 7 (30.43%) GCC
5 7 (30.43%) Electronics
6 6 (26.09%) Degree
6 6 (26.09%) Android
7 5 (21.74%) VHDL
7 5 (21.74%) Verilog
7 5 (21.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (21.74%) Android Development
7 5 (21.74%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (21.74%) Wind River
7 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
7 5 (21.74%) EMC
7 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
7 5 (21.74%) Java
8 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
9 2 (8.70%) JNI
9 2 (8.70%) ZigBee
9 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (8.70%) Wireless
9 2 (8.70%) Internet
9 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (8.70%) Bluetooth
9 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
9 2 (8.70%) iptables
10 1 (4.35%) DTV

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 2 (8.70%) Internet
1 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (8.70%) Wireless
1 2 (8.70%) ZigBee
1 2 (8.70%) Bluetooth
2 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) GCC
General
1 7 (30.43%) Electronics
2 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Hardware Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Linux Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Middleware Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Hardware Design Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) JNI
2 1 (4.35%) Qt
2 1 (4.35%) QML
2 1 (4.35%) OpenCL
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Device Driver
2 5 (21.74%) VHDL
2 5 (21.74%) Verilog
2 5 (21.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (21.74%) 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%) Blog
3 1 (4.35%) Video on Demand
3 1 (4.35%) STB
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (21.74%) Android Development
3 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) TDD
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum
4 1 (4.35%) Time Management
4 1 (4.35%) Open Source
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) C++
2 14 (60.87%) C
3 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
3 5 (21.74%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
5 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.35%) 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%) EMC
1 5 (21.74%) Wind River
2 1 (4.35%) QNX
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