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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 73 74 114
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +40
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 37 36 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.14% 2.44% 0.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.43% 6.38% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 31 33 6
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 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,300 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
575 564 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.26% 38.24% 37.98%
Number of salaries quoted 462 449 575
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,550 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £56,000
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 24 December 2014.

Embedded Linux Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (78.95%) C
3 30 (52.63%) Software Engineering
4 22 (38.60%) Python
4 22 (38.60%) Device Driver
5 20 (35.09%) C++
6 17 (29.82%) Java
6 17 (29.82%) Smart Meter
7 14 (24.56%) Embedded C
7 14 (24.56%) Degree
7 14 (24.56%) Android
8 12 (21.05%) Wireless
9 10 (17.54%) Perl
9 10 (17.54%) GCC
10 8 (14.04%) ZigBee
10 8 (14.04%) Algorithms
11 7 (12.28%) 802.15
11 7 (12.28%) Data Structures
12 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
12 6 (10.53%) Bash Shell
13 5 (8.77%) C#
13 5 (8.77%) Ethernet
13 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
13 5 (8.77%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (8.77%) Automotive
13 5 (8.77%) Multithreading
13 5 (8.77%) Wind River
13 5 (8.77%) Open Source
13 5 (8.77%) Android Development
14 4 (7.02%) Windows

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) Wireless
2 8 (14.04%) ZigBee
3 7 (12.28%) 802.15
4 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.77%) Ethernet
4 5 (8.77%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.51%) 3G
5 2 (3.51%) 2G
5 2 (3.51%) IGMP
5 2 (3.51%) HTTP
5 2 (3.51%) GPRS
5 2 (3.51%) LTE
5 2 (3.51%) 4G
6 1 (1.75%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.75%) Internet
6 1 (1.75%) DVB
6 1 (1.75%) RTSP
6 1 (1.75%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) GCC
2 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 5 (8.77%) Automotive
2 4 (7.02%) Electronics
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Finance
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (42.11%) Software Engineer
2 21 (36.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (19.30%) Development Manager
3 11 (19.30%) Team Leader
3 11 (19.30%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (17.54%) Software Team Leader
4 10 (17.54%) Development Team Leader
5 7 (12.28%) Software Development Team Leader
5 7 (12.28%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Software Development Manager
6 6 (10.53%) Software Manager
7 5 (8.77%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) C++ Team Leader
9 2 (3.51%) Hardware Engineer
10 1 (1.75%) RF Engineer
10 1 (1.75%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.75%) Embedded Software Developer
10 1 (1.75%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Flash
1 2 (3.51%) Middleware
1 2 (3.51%) Qt
1 2 (3.51%) GTK+
2 1 (1.75%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 22 (38.60%) Device Driver
2 17 (29.82%) Smart Meter
3 8 (14.04%) Algorithms
4 7 (12.28%) Data Structures
5 5 (8.77%) Open Source
6 3 (5.26%) STB
7 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.51%) MPEG
7 2 (3.51%) iPad
7 2 (3.51%) CAN bus
8 1 (1.75%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.75%) User Experience
8 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.75%) ASIC
8 1 (1.75%) DTV
8 1 (1.75%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (24.56%) Android
3 4 (7.02%) Windows
4 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.75%) Tizen
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) Software Engineering
2 5 (8.77%) Multithreading
2 5 (8.77%) Android Development
3 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
4 3 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (5.26%) Time Management
5 2 (3.51%) Video Processing
5 2 (3.51%) Product Management
5 2 (3.51%) High Availability
5 2 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.51%) Integration Testing
5 2 (3.51%) UML
5 2 (3.51%) Scrum
5 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.75%) Automated Testing
6 1 (1.75%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.75%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.75%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 45 (78.95%) C
2 22 (38.60%) Python
3 20 (35.09%) C++
4 17 (29.82%) Java
5 14 (24.56%) Embedded C
6 10 (17.54%) Perl
7 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
7 6 (10.53%) Bash Shell
8 5 (8.77%) C#
9 3 (5.26%) Embedded C++
10 2 (3.51%) Assembly Language
10 2 (3.51%) Tcl
10 2 (3.51%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Wind River
2 2 (3.51%) VMware
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