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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 100 106 96
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 10 22 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.70% 1.15% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.21% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 28
Average salary £42,000 £46,000 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% -1.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £50,000 £53,250
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
1376 1813 1731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.69% 95.02% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1162 1528 1540
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 2015.

Embedded Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 36 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 35 (97.22%) C
3 30 (83.33%) C++
4 26 (72.22%) Linux
5 18 (50.00%) ZigBee
6 17 (47.22%) Ethernet
7 14 (38.89%) Wireless
8 13 (36.11%) Bluetooth
8 13 (36.11%) Embedded C
9 12 (33.33%) Degree
10 11 (30.56%) Embedded Linux
11 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
12 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
12 9 (25.00%) Scrum
12 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (22.22%) Automotive
13 8 (22.22%) Python
13 8 (22.22%) OOD
14 7 (19.44%) C#
14 7 (19.44%) Java
14 7 (19.44%) Embedded C++
15 6 (16.67%) Device Driver
16 5 (13.89%) Objective-C
16 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
16 5 (13.89%) Perl
16 5 (13.89%) OO
16 5 (13.89%) Android
17 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
17 4 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
17 4 (11.11%) Firmware

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) ZigBee
2 17 (47.22%) Ethernet
3 14 (38.89%) Wireless
4 13 (36.11%) Bluetooth
5 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.56%) 802.15
7 1 (2.78%) SSL
7 1 (2.78%) HTTP
7 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.78%) SSH
7 1 (2.78%) IGMP
7 1 (2.78%) RTSP
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (22.22%) Automotive
2 1 (2.78%) French Language
2 1 (2.78%) German Language
2 1 (2.78%) Italian Language
2 1 (2.78%) Japanese Language
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
1 3 (8.33%) WinForms
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) Qt
2 1 (2.78%) OpenCL
2 1 (2.78%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.67%) Device Driver
3 4 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (8.33%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
5 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.56%) Telematics
5 2 (5.56%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.78%) MPEG
6 1 (2.78%) Physics
6 1 (2.78%) Streaming Video
6 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Linux
2 11 (30.56%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (13.89%) Android
4 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 3 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (2.78%) Windows CE
6 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (25.00%) Scrum
2 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) OOD
4 5 (13.89%) OO
5 2 (5.56%) Multithreading
5 2 (5.56%) Time Management
6 1 (2.78%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Open Source
6 1 (2.78%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (2.78%) Signal Processing
6 1 (2.78%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 35 (97.22%) C
2 30 (83.33%) C++
3 13 (36.11%) Embedded C
4 8 (22.22%) Python
5 7 (19.44%) C#
5 7 (19.44%) Java
5 7 (19.44%) Embedded C++
6 5 (13.89%) Objective-C
6 5 (13.89%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.78%) VB
7 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Firmware
2 1 (2.78%) KVM
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) QNX
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