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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 74 84 95
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 38 27 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.34% 1.85% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 1.91% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 18
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £32,000 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.23%
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
1546 1411 1616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.20% 96.58% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1232 1183 1380
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,700 £51,000 £60,000
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 23 January 2015.

Embedded Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 55 (94.83%) C
3 44 (75.86%) Linux
4 37 (63.79%) C++
5 29 (50.00%) Embedded C
6 28 (48.28%) ZigBee
7 24 (41.38%) Ethernet
8 23 (39.66%) Python
9 22 (37.93%) Embedded Linux
10 21 (36.21%) Wireless
11 20 (34.48%) Algorithms
12 16 (27.59%) Degree
13 15 (25.86%) Scrum
13 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (25.86%) Bluetooth
14 12 (20.69%) Java
14 12 (20.69%) C#
14 12 (20.69%) Git (software)
15 11 (18.97%) Computer Science
16 10 (17.24%) 802.15
16 10 (17.24%) Smart Meter
16 10 (17.24%) Data Structures
17 9 (15.52%) Android
17 9 (15.52%) OOD
17 9 (15.52%) Automotive
17 9 (15.52%) Device Driver
18 8 (13.79%) Perl
19 7 (12.07%) Embedded C++
19 7 (12.07%) Windows
20 6 (10.34%) Objective-C

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (3.45%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 28 (48.28%) ZigBee
2 24 (41.38%) Ethernet
3 21 (36.21%) Wireless
4 15 (25.86%) Bluetooth
5 10 (17.24%) 802.15
6 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.17%) RTP
8 1 (1.72%) IGMP
8 1 (1.72%) RTSP
8 1 (1.72%) SSL
8 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (15.52%) Automotive
2 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
3 3 (5.17%) Electronics
3 3 (5.17%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Japanese 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
Miscellaneous
1 20 (34.48%) Algorithms
2 11 (18.97%) Computer Science
3 10 (17.24%) Smart Meter
3 10 (17.24%) Data Structures
4 9 (15.52%) Device Driver
5 4 (6.90%) MPEG
5 4 (6.90%) Streaming Video
5 4 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (5.17%) Telematics
6 3 (5.17%) Digital Media
6 3 (5.17%) STB
6 3 (5.17%) IPTV
7 2 (3.45%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 44 (75.86%) Linux
2 22 (37.93%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (15.52%) Android
4 7 (12.07%) Windows
5 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.45%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.72%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (25.86%) Scrum
2 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.52%) OOD
4 6 (10.34%) OO
5 4 (6.90%) Time Management
6 2 (3.45%) UML
6 2 (3.45%) Integration Testing
6 2 (3.45%) Multithreading
6 2 (3.45%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (3.45%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 55 (94.83%) C
2 37 (63.79%) C++
3 29 (50.00%) Embedded C
4 23 (39.66%) Python
5 12 (20.69%) Java
5 12 (20.69%) C#
6 8 (13.79%) Perl
7 7 (12.07%) Embedded C++
8 6 (10.34%) Objective-C
9 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.45%) Assembly Language
10 2 (3.45%) Tcl
10 2 (3.45%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Firmware
2 1 (1.72%) KVM
Vendors
1 1 (1.72%) QNX
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