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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 66 86 97
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 45 24 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.60% 1.63% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 1.69% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 41 22 28
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
1646 1422 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.20% 96.41% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1148 1503
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 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 24 December 2014.

Embedded Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 63 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 58 (92.06%) C
3 43 (68.25%) Linux
4 39 (61.90%) C++
5 30 (47.62%) Embedded C
6 25 (39.68%) Python
6 25 (39.68%) ZigBee
7 23 (36.51%) Ethernet
7 23 (36.51%) Algorithms
8 21 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
9 18 (28.57%) Wireless
10 16 (25.40%) Degree
11 14 (22.22%) Scrum
11 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (19.05%) C#
12 12 (19.05%) Java
12 12 (19.05%) Automotive
13 11 (17.46%) Bluetooth
13 11 (17.46%) Device Driver
14 10 (15.87%) 802.15
14 10 (15.87%) Computer Science
14 10 (15.87%) Android
14 10 (15.87%) Smart Meter
14 10 (15.87%) Data Structures
15 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
16 8 (12.70%) Windows
16 8 (12.70%) OOD
16 8 (12.70%) Firmware
17 7 (11.11%) Perl
17 7 (11.11%) TCP/IP

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (3.17%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 25 (39.68%) ZigBee
2 23 (36.51%) Ethernet
3 18 (28.57%) Wireless
4 11 (17.46%) Bluetooth
5 10 (15.87%) 802.15
6 7 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 4 (6.35%) RTP
8 3 (4.76%) Gigabit Ethernet
9 1 (1.59%) RTSP
9 1 (1.59%) IGMP
9 1 (1.59%) SSL
9 1 (1.59%) GPRS
9 1 (1.59%) GSM
9 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (19.05%) Automotive
2 4 (6.35%) Electronics
2 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.35%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Multimedia
3 3 (4.76%) Japanese Language
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
4 2 (3.17%) French Language
4 2 (3.17%) German Language
4 2 (3.17%) Italian Language
4 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) .NET
1 5 (7.94%) WinForms
2 2 (3.17%) Flash
3 1 (1.59%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 23 (36.51%) Algorithms
2 11 (17.46%) Device Driver
3 10 (15.87%) Computer Science
3 10 (15.87%) Data Structures
3 10 (15.87%) Smart Meter
4 5 (7.94%) MPEG
4 5 (7.94%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (7.94%) Streaming Video
5 4 (6.35%) STB
5 4 (6.35%) IPTV
5 4 (6.35%) Digital Media
6 3 (4.76%) Telematics
7 2 (3.17%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.17%) Open Source
8 1 (1.59%) CAN bus
8 1 (1.59%) Physics
8 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 43 (68.25%) Linux
2 21 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
3 10 (15.87%) Android
4 8 (12.70%) Windows
5 3 (4.76%) Windows CE
5 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (22.22%) Scrum
2 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.70%) OOD
4 6 (9.52%) OO
5 5 (7.94%) Multithreading
6 3 (4.76%) Time Management
7 2 (3.17%) Signal Processing
7 2 (3.17%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (3.17%) UML
7 2 (3.17%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.59%) Refactoring
8 1 (1.59%) TDD
8 1 (1.59%) Test Automation
8 1 (1.59%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 58 (92.06%) C
2 39 (61.90%) C++
3 30 (47.62%) Embedded C
4 25 (39.68%) Python
5 12 (19.05%) Java
5 12 (19.05%) C#
6 7 (11.11%) Embedded C++
6 7 (11.11%) Perl
7 6 (9.52%) Objective-C
8 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.17%) Assembly Language
9 2 (3.17%) Tcl
9 2 (3.17%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (25.40%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) JTAG
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) Firmware
2 1 (1.59%) KVM
Vendors
1 3 (4.76%) QNX
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