The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 98 99 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -42
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 25 23 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.39% 1.38% 3.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.49% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24 20 66
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £43,900 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1703 1548 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.35% 93.14% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1356 1360 1533
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Embedded Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire

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 1 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 46 (97.87%) Software Engineering
2 44 (93.62%) C
3 32 (68.09%) C++
4 21 (44.68%) Linux
5 16 (34.04%) Python
6 15 (31.91%) Wireless
6 15 (31.91%) Electronics
7 14 (29.79%) Embedded C
8 13 (27.66%) Multimedia
8 13 (27.66%) Embedded Systems
9 11 (23.40%) Degree
10 10 (21.28%) Firmware
11 8 (17.02%) Automotive
11 8 (17.02%) Windows
11 8 (17.02%) Ethernet
11 8 (17.02%) STB
11 8 (17.02%) Scrum
12 7 (14.89%) Streaming Video
12 7 (14.89%) IPTV
12 7 (14.89%) MPEG
12 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
12 7 (14.89%) RTP
12 7 (14.89%) Embedded C++
12 7 (14.89%) Digital Media
12 7 (14.89%) Android
13 6 (12.77%) Multithreading
13 6 (12.77%) Assembly Language
13 6 (12.77%) UML
14 5 (10.64%) Java
14 5 (10.64%) Embedded Software Development

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 15 (31.91%) Wireless
2 8 (17.02%) Ethernet
3 7 (14.89%) RTP
4 4 (8.51%) Broadband
4 4 (8.51%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 3 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.38%) 802.11
6 1 (2.13%) GPRS
6 1 (2.13%) GSM
6 1 (2.13%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 15 (31.91%) Electronics
2 13 (27.66%) Multimedia
3 8 (17.02%) Automotive
4 4 (8.51%) French Language
4 4 (8.51%) German Language
4 4 (8.51%) Italian Language
4 4 (8.51%) Japanese Language
5 3 (6.38%) Marketing
6 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) WinForms
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (21.28%) Firmware
3 8 (17.02%) STB
4 7 (14.89%) Streaming Video
4 7 (14.89%) IPTV
4 7 (14.89%) MPEG
4 7 (14.89%) Digital Media
5 5 (10.64%) Physics
6 4 (8.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (8.51%) Device Driver
7 3 (6.38%) Cryptography
7 3 (6.38%) ASIC
8 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
9 1 (2.13%) Telematics
9 1 (2.13%) CAN bus
9 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
9 1 (2.13%) VHDL
9 1 (2.13%) Verilog
9 1 (2.13%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 21 (44.68%) Linux
2 8 (17.02%) Windows
3 7 (14.89%) Android
4 4 (8.51%) Windows CE
5 3 (6.38%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (97.87%) Software Engineering
2 8 (17.02%) Scrum
3 6 (12.77%) Multithreading
3 6 (12.77%) UML
4 5 (10.64%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (8.51%) OO
5 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.51%) TDD
6 3 (6.38%) OOD
6 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.38%) Software Architecture
7 2 (4.26%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.13%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.13%) Video Processing
8 1 (2.13%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (93.62%) C
2 32 (68.09%) C++
3 16 (34.04%) Python
4 14 (29.79%) Embedded C
5 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.89%) Embedded C++
6 6 (12.77%) Assembly Language
7 5 (10.64%) Java
8 3 (6.38%) Objective-C
8 3 (6.38%) C#
9 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) QNX
2 1 (2.13%) Apple
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