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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 101 96 69
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -27
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 26 21 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.40% 1.32% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.42% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 59
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +29.33%
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
1747 1478 1839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.18% 93.25% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1363 1291 1609
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 44 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (93.18%) C
3 27 (61.36%) C++
4 23 (52.27%) Linux
5 17 (38.64%) Python
6 15 (34.09%) Embedded C
7 14 (31.82%) Multimedia
8 11 (25.00%) Wireless
8 11 (25.00%) Electronics
9 10 (22.73%) Firmware
10 9 (20.45%) Scrum
10 9 (20.45%) STB
10 9 (20.45%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
11 8 (18.18%) Windows
11 8 (18.18%) MPEG
11 8 (18.18%) RTP
11 8 (18.18%) Automotive
11 8 (18.18%) Streaming Video
11 8 (18.18%) IPTV
11 8 (18.18%) Digital Media
12 7 (15.91%) Ethernet
12 7 (15.91%) Embedded C++
12 7 (15.91%) Degree
12 7 (15.91%) Android
13 6 (13.64%) Assembly Language
13 6 (13.64%) Multithreading
14 5 (11.36%) Java
14 5 (11.36%) Embedded Software Development
15 4 (9.09%) UML

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) Wireless
2 8 (18.18%) RTP
3 7 (15.91%) Ethernet
4 4 (9.09%) Broadband
4 4 (9.09%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 3 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.82%) 802.11
6 1 (2.27%) GPRS
6 1 (2.27%) GSM
6 1 (2.27%) ZigBee
General
1 14 (31.82%) Multimedia
2 11 (25.00%) Electronics
3 8 (18.18%) Automotive
4 4 (9.09%) French Language
4 4 (9.09%) German Language
4 4 (9.09%) Italian Language
4 4 (9.09%) Japanese Language
5 3 (6.82%) Marketing
6 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
1 3 (6.82%) WinForms
2 1 (2.27%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Firmware
2 9 (20.45%) STB
2 9 (20.45%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (18.18%) Digital Media
3 8 (18.18%) IPTV
3 8 (18.18%) MPEG
3 8 (18.18%) Streaming Video
4 4 (9.09%) Device Driver
5 3 (6.82%) ASIC
5 3 (6.82%) Cryptography
5 3 (6.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (4.55%) Physics
6 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.27%) Telematics
7 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.27%) CAN bus
7 1 (2.27%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) Linux
2 8 (18.18%) Windows
3 7 (15.91%) Android
4 4 (9.09%) Windows CE
4 4 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (20.45%) Scrum
3 6 (13.64%) Multithreading
4 5 (11.36%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.09%) TDD
5 4 (9.09%) UML
5 4 (9.09%) OO
6 3 (6.82%) OOD
6 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.82%) Integration Testing
6 3 (6.82%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.27%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.27%) Video Processing
7 1 (2.27%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 41 (93.18%) C
2 27 (61.36%) C++
3 17 (38.64%) Python
4 15 (34.09%) Embedded C
5 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 7 (15.91%) Embedded C++
7 6 (13.64%) Assembly Language
8 5 (11.36%) Java
9 3 (6.82%) C#
9 3 (6.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) QNX
2 1 (2.27%) Apple
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