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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 91 84 108
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +24
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 25 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.42% 1.80% 0.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.09% 4.37% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 10
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 £27,500 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,900 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +15.00%
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
611 618 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.60% 41.12% 34.30%
Number of salaries quoted 486 516 616
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 October 2014.

Embedded Linux Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (65.12%) C
3 22 (51.16%) Software Engineering
4 13 (30.23%) C++
4 13 (30.23%) Device Driver
5 12 (27.91%) Smart Meter
5 12 (27.91%) Python
6 11 (25.58%) Wireless
7 8 (18.60%) Android
7 8 (18.60%) Java
7 8 (18.60%) GCC
8 7 (16.28%) Embedded C
8 7 (16.28%) Degree
9 6 (13.95%) GPRS
9 6 (13.95%) Electronics
9 6 (13.95%) Android Development
10 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
11 4 (9.30%) Perl
11 4 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (9.30%) 802.15
11 4 (9.30%) Automotive
11 4 (9.30%) ZigBee
11 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
11 4 (9.30%) Data Structures
11 4 (9.30%) Algorithms
11 4 (9.30%) Wind River
12 3 (6.98%) Open Source
12 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
12 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
12 3 (6.98%) Embedded Software Development

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (4.65%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) Wireless
2 6 (13.95%) GPRS
3 4 (9.30%) 802.15
3 4 (9.30%) ZigBee
3 4 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.65%) LTE
4 2 (4.65%) 4G
4 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.65%) 3G
4 2 (4.65%) 2G
5 1 (2.33%) IGMP
5 1 (2.33%) UPnP
5 1 (2.33%) HTTP
5 1 (2.33%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) GCC
2 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (13.95%) Electronics
2 4 (9.30%) Automotive
3 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.98%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Software Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (25.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Team Leader
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Hardware Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Development Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Development Team Leader
7 4 (9.30%) RF Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Software Development Team Leader
7 4 (9.30%) Software Team Leader
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Software Manager
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Hardware Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Software Development Manager
8 3 (6.98%) Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (4.65%) C++ Team Leader
10 1 (2.33%) Senior RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Middleware
1 2 (4.65%) Qt
1 2 (4.65%) GTK+
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Device Driver
2 12 (27.91%) Smart Meter
3 4 (9.30%) Data Structures
3 4 (9.30%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.98%) Open Source
4 3 (6.98%) STB
5 2 (4.65%) iPad
5 2 (4.65%) CAN bus
5 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (2.33%) MPEG
6 1 (2.33%) ASIC
6 1 (2.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (18.60%) Android
3 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Software Engineering
2 6 (13.95%) Android Development
3 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.98%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (6.98%) Integration Testing
4 3 (6.98%) Multithreading
4 3 (6.98%) UML
5 2 (4.65%) Scrum
5 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.65%) Video Processing
5 2 (4.65%) Product Management
5 2 (4.65%) High Availability
5 2 (4.65%) iOS Development
5 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.33%) Time Management
6 1 (2.33%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 28 (65.12%) C
2 13 (30.23%) C++
3 12 (27.91%) Python
4 8 (18.60%) Java
5 7 (16.28%) Embedded C
6 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
7 4 (9.30%) Perl
8 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.65%) MATLAB
9 2 (4.65%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Wind River
2 2 (4.65%) VMware
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