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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 83 75 111
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +36
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 29 33 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.70% 2.23% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.28% 5.57% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 10
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.75%
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
549 592 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.22% 40.00% 37.46%
Number of salaries quoted 450 481 612
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 21 November 2014.

Embedded Linux Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 34 (70.83%) C
3 23 (47.92%) Software Engineering
4 17 (35.42%) Python
5 16 (33.33%) Device Driver
5 16 (33.33%) Smart Meter
6 15 (31.25%) C++
7 11 (22.92%) Java
7 11 (22.92%) Wireless
8 10 (20.83%) Degree
8 10 (20.83%) GCC
9 9 (18.75%) Android
10 8 (16.67%) Embedded C
11 6 (12.50%) Perl
11 6 (12.50%) Electronics
11 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
11 6 (12.50%) Android Development
12 5 (10.42%) Data Structures
12 5 (10.42%) Algorithms
12 5 (10.42%) Wind River
12 5 (10.42%) Bash Shell
12 5 (10.42%) 802.15
12 5 (10.42%) GPRS
12 5 (10.42%) ZigBee
12 5 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (10.42%) Automotive
13 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
14 3 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
14 3 (6.25%) Open Source
14 3 (6.25%) STB

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (4.17%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) Wireless
2 5 (10.42%) GPRS
2 5 (10.42%) 802.15
2 5 (10.42%) ZigBee
2 5 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (6.25%) Ethernet
3 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.17%) 3G
4 2 (4.17%) 2G
4 2 (4.17%) LTE
4 2 (4.17%) 4G
5 1 (2.08%) DVB
5 1 (2.08%) IGMP
5 1 (2.08%) UPnP
5 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) GCC
2 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (12.50%) Electronics
2 5 (10.42%) Automotive
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 14 (29.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 12 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (22.92%) Team Leader
5 9 (18.75%) Development Manager
6 8 (16.67%) Development Team Leader
6 8 (16.67%) Software Team Leader
7 7 (14.58%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (12.50%) Software Development Team Leader
9 5 (10.42%) Software Development Manager
9 5 (10.42%) Hardware Engineer
9 5 (10.42%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (10.42%) Software Manager
10 3 (6.25%) Senior Hardware Engineer
10 3 (6.25%) RF Engineer
10 3 (6.25%) Developer
11 2 (4.17%) C++ Team Leader
12 1 (2.08%) Software Developer
12 1 (2.08%) Senior RF Engineer
12 1 (2.08%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Middleware
1 2 (4.17%) Qt
1 2 (4.17%) GTK+
2 1 (2.08%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Device Driver
1 16 (33.33%) Smart Meter
2 5 (10.42%) Data Structures
2 5 (10.42%) Algorithms
3 3 (6.25%) Open Source
3 3 (6.25%) STB
4 2 (4.17%) iPad
4 2 (4.17%) CAN bus
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) MPEG
5 1 (2.08%) ASIC
5 1 (2.08%) DTV
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.75%) Android
3 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Software Engineering
2 6 (12.50%) Android Development
3 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
4 3 (6.25%) Multithreading
4 3 (6.25%) UML
5 2 (4.17%) Scrum
5 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.17%) Video Processing
5 2 (4.17%) Product Management
5 2 (4.17%) High Availability
5 2 (4.17%) Time Management
5 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.08%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.08%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) C
2 17 (35.42%) Python
3 15 (31.25%) C++
4 11 (22.92%) Java
5 8 (16.67%) Embedded C
6 6 (12.50%) Perl
6 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 5 (10.42%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.17%) MATLAB
8 2 (4.17%) C#
8 2 (4.17%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.08%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.08%) Tcl
9 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Wind River
2 2 (4.17%) VMware
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