The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 109 116 86
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -30
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 16 12 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.88% 0.60% 2.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.70% 1.57% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 31
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
592 762 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.60% 38.00% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 508 649 741
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Embedded Linux
Cambridgeshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 47 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (85.11%) C
3 28 (59.57%) Device Driver
4 23 (48.94%) Software Engineering
5 20 (42.55%) Multithreading
6 17 (36.17%) Streaming Video
6 17 (36.17%) MPEG
7 16 (34.04%) JTAG
7 16 (34.04%) Open Source
8 15 (31.91%) IGMP
8 15 (31.91%) RTSP
8 15 (31.91%) HTTP
8 15 (31.91%) C++
9 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (25.53%) Scrum
11 11 (23.40%) Embedded C
12 10 (21.28%) UNIX
13 9 (19.15%) Wireless
13 9 (19.15%) Software Testing
13 9 (19.15%) IPTV
14 8 (17.02%) STB
15 7 (14.89%) Flash
16 6 (12.77%) Degree
17 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
17 5 (10.64%) Qt
17 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
18 4 (8.51%) Manufacturing
18 4 (8.51%) CSS
18 4 (8.51%) HTML
18 4 (8.51%) JavaScript

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (31.91%) IGMP
1 15 (31.91%) RTSP
1 15 (31.91%) HTTP
2 9 (19.15%) Wireless
3 1 (2.13%) SSH
3 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
General
1 4 (8.51%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.26%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Developer
2 21 (44.68%) Software Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Software Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Principal Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Principal Software Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Embedded C Developer
6 4 (8.51%) C Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Embedded Software Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Software Team Leader
9 1 (2.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) Flash
2 5 (10.64%) Qt
3 4 (8.51%) CSS
3 4 (8.51%) HTML
3 4 (8.51%) OpenGL
3 4 (8.51%) SVG
3 4 (8.51%) HTML5
3 4 (8.51%) CSS3
3 4 (8.51%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 28 (59.57%) Device Driver
2 17 (36.17%) Streaming Video
2 17 (36.17%) MPEG
3 16 (34.04%) Open Source
4 9 (19.15%) IPTV
5 8 (17.02%) STB
6 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
7 4 (8.51%) Firmware
8 3 (6.38%) DTV
9 2 (4.26%) ASIC
9 2 (4.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (2.13%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (21.28%) UNIX
3 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Software Engineering
2 20 (42.55%) Multithreading
3 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (25.53%) Scrum
5 9 (19.15%) Software Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.13%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (2.13%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (85.11%) C
2 15 (31.91%) C++
3 11 (23.40%) Embedded C
4 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.26%) Embedded C++
5 2 (4.26%) Perl
5 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.04%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (2.13%) QNX
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £40k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £40k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Polkadotfrog
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 30+ days ago