The table below looks at the statistics for the Embedded Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 92 95 86
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 14 25 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.96% 1.49% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.56% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13 25 25
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Embedded Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1410 1605 1859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.11% 95.54% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1166 1409 1609
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Embedded Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Embedded Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer across the Cambridge region.

Embedded Software Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Embedded Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Engineer in their job title.

1 58 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 54 (93.10%) C
3 46 (79.31%) Linux
4 43 (74.14%) C++
5 29 (50.00%) Ethernet
5 29 (50.00%) ZigBee
6 27 (46.55%) Wireless
7 25 (43.10%) Embedded C
8 21 (36.21%) Embedded Linux
8 21 (36.21%) Degree
9 19 (32.76%) Bluetooth
10 17 (29.31%) Python
11 16 (27.59%) Git (software)
12 15 (25.86%) Computer Science
12 15 (25.86%) Scrum
12 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (24.14%) Algorithms
14 13 (22.41%) C#
14 13 (22.41%) Java
15 12 (20.69%) OOD
16 11 (18.97%) Android
17 10 (17.24%) Automotive
17 10 (17.24%) Device Driver
18 9 (15.52%) OO
18 9 (15.52%) Windows
18 9 (15.52%) Perl
19 8 (13.79%) Embedded C++
20 7 (12.07%) 802.15
20 7 (12.07%) Objective-C
20 7 (12.07%) Data Structures

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 29 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 29 (50.00%) ZigBee
2 27 (46.55%) Wireless
3 19 (32.76%) Bluetooth
4 7 (12.07%) 802.15
5 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.45%) SSL
7 1 (1.72%) HTTP
7 1 (1.72%) SSH
7 1 (1.72%) IGMP
7 1 (1.72%) RTSP
Development Applications
1 16 (27.59%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (17.24%) Automotive
2 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
3 3 (5.17%) Electronics
4 2 (3.45%) Japanese Language
4 2 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) French Language
5 1 (1.72%) German Language
5 1 (1.72%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) .NET
1 4 (6.90%) WinForms
2 2 (3.45%) Flash
3 1 (1.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) Computer Science
2 14 (24.14%) Algorithms
3 10 (17.24%) Device Driver
4 7 (12.07%) Smart Meter
4 7 (12.07%) Data Structures
5 4 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (5.17%) Open Source
6 3 (5.17%) Telematics
6 3 (5.17%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.72%) MPEG
7 1 (1.72%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.72%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (79.31%) Linux
2 21 (36.21%) Embedded Linux
3 11 (18.97%) Android
4 9 (15.52%) Windows
5 5 (8.62%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.45%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.45%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (25.86%) Scrum
2 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.69%) OOD
4 9 (15.52%) OO
5 5 (8.62%) Time Management
6 3 (5.17%) Multithreading
7 2 (3.45%) Signal Processing
8 1 (1.72%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (1.72%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (93.10%) C
2 43 (74.14%) C++
3 25 (43.10%) Embedded C
4 17 (29.31%) Python
5 13 (22.41%) Java
5 13 (22.41%) C#
6 9 (15.52%) Perl
7 8 (13.79%) Embedded C++
8 7 (12.07%) Objective-C
9 3 (5.17%) Assembly Language
10 2 (3.45%) Tcl
10 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.72%) VB
11 1 (1.72%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (36.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Firmware
2 2 (3.45%) KVM
Vendors
1 2 (3.45%) QNX
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