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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 97 96 118
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 19 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.04% 0.83% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.06% 2.18% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 6
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £56,500 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +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
621 597 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.90% 37.90% 34.37%
Number of salaries quoted 506 520 558
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,984 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 29 August 2014.

Embedded Linux Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (72.97%) C
3 20 (54.05%) Software Engineering
4 15 (40.54%) Device Driver
5 14 (37.84%) Multithreading
6 10 (27.03%) IGMP
6 10 (27.03%) MPEG
6 10 (27.03%) HTTP
6 10 (27.03%) JTAG
7 9 (24.32%) Wireless
7 9 (24.32%) RTSP
7 9 (24.32%) Streaming Video
8 8 (21.62%) Scrum
8 8 (21.62%) C++
9 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (16.22%) STB
10 6 (16.22%) Electronics
10 6 (16.22%) Flash
10 6 (16.22%) GPRS
10 6 (16.22%) Smart Meter
11 5 (13.51%) Android
11 5 (13.51%) Open Source
11 5 (13.51%) Embedded C
12 4 (10.81%) UML
12 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
12 4 (10.81%) DTV
12 4 (10.81%) Integration Testing
12 4 (10.81%) Android Development
13 3 (8.11%) IPTV
13 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (27.03%) HTTP
1 10 (27.03%) IGMP
2 9 (24.32%) RTSP
2 9 (24.32%) Wireless
3 6 (16.22%) GPRS
4 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.70%) 2G
4 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) 3G
4 1 (2.70%) DVB
4 1 (2.70%) UPnP
4 1 (2.70%) LTE
4 1 (2.70%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) GCC
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (16.22%) Electronics
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.41%) Finance
4 2 (5.41%) Automotive
5 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Software Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Senior Software Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Hardware Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) RF Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Team Leader
5 4 (10.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Embedded C Developer
6 3 (8.11%) C Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Development Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Android Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Android Software Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Mobile Software Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) iOS Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Flash
2 2 (5.41%) Qt
3 1 (2.70%) GTK+
3 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Device Driver
2 10 (27.03%) MPEG
3 9 (24.32%) Streaming Video
4 6 (16.22%) STB
4 6 (16.22%) Smart Meter
5 5 (13.51%) Open Source
6 4 (10.81%) DTV
7 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
7 3 (8.11%) IPTV
7 3 (8.11%) Firmware
8 2 (5.41%) ASIC
8 2 (5.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (5.41%) iPad
8 2 (5.41%) CAN bus
9 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
9 1 (2.70%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Android
3 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Software Engineering
2 14 (37.84%) Multithreading
3 8 (21.62%) Scrum
4 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.81%) UML
5 4 (10.81%) Integration Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Android Development
6 3 (8.11%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (5.41%) iOS Development
7 2 (5.41%) Video Processing
7 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.70%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Code Coverage
8 1 (2.70%) Product Management
8 1 (2.70%) High Availability
8 1 (2.70%) Image Processing
8 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.70%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) C
2 8 (21.62%) C++
3 5 (13.51%) Embedded C
4 3 (8.11%) Perl
4 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.41%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) Java
6 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Wind River
2 1 (2.70%) VMware
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