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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 102 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 18 24 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.02% 1.53% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.61% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 46
Average salary £45,000 £48,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% +14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,400 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
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
1677 1487 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.39% 95.08% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1301 1695
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £57,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 40 (93.02%) C
3 25 (58.14%) C++
4 22 (51.16%) Linux
5 19 (44.19%) Python
6 16 (37.21%) Embedded C
7 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (30.23%) Multimedia
9 10 (23.26%) Wireless
9 10 (23.26%) Electronics
10 9 (20.93%) Automotive
10 9 (20.93%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (18.60%) Firmware
11 8 (18.60%) Windows
11 8 (18.60%) Scrum
11 8 (18.60%) STB
12 7 (16.28%) Streaming Video
12 7 (16.28%) RTP
12 7 (16.28%) IPTV
12 7 (16.28%) Android
12 7 (16.28%) MPEG
12 7 (16.28%) Ethernet
12 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
12 7 (16.28%) Embedded C++
12 7 (16.28%) Digital Media
13 6 (13.95%) Java
13 6 (13.95%) Multithreading
13 6 (13.95%) Degree
14 5 (11.63%) Embedded Software Development
15 4 (9.30%) Embedded Linux

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (23.26%) Wireless
2 7 (16.28%) Ethernet
2 7 (16.28%) RTP
3 4 (9.30%) Broadband
3 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.30%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 3 (6.98%) ZigBee
4 3 (6.98%) 802.11
4 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.65%) 802.15
6 1 (2.33%) GPRS
6 1 (2.33%) GSM
General
1 13 (30.23%) Multimedia
2 10 (23.26%) Electronics
3 9 (20.93%) Automotive
4 4 (9.30%) French Language
4 4 (9.30%) German Language
4 4 (9.30%) Italian Language
4 4 (9.30%) Japanese Language
5 3 (6.98%) Marketing
6 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
1 4 (9.30%) WinForms
2 1 (2.33%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (18.60%) Firmware
2 8 (18.60%) STB
3 7 (16.28%) MPEG
3 7 (16.28%) Streaming Video
3 7 (16.28%) Digital Media
3 7 (16.28%) IPTV
4 4 (9.30%) Device Driver
5 3 (6.98%) ASIC
5 3 (6.98%) Cryptography
5 3 (6.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.65%) Smart Meter
7 1 (2.33%) CAN bus
7 1 (2.33%) Telematics
7 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.33%) Physics
7 1 (2.33%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Linux
2 8 (18.60%) Windows
3 7 (16.28%) Android
4 4 (9.30%) Windows CE
4 4 (9.30%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.60%) Scrum
4 6 (13.95%) Multithreading
5 5 (11.63%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (9.30%) OO
6 4 (9.30%) TDD
7 3 (6.98%) OOD
7 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.98%) UML
7 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.98%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Software Architecture
8 1 (2.33%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.33%) Video Processing
8 1 (2.33%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (93.02%) C
2 25 (58.14%) C++
3 19 (44.19%) Python
4 16 (37.21%) Embedded C
5 7 (16.28%) Embedded C++
5 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.95%) Java
7 4 (9.30%) C#
7 4 (9.30%) Assembly Language
7 4 (9.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) QNX
2 1 (2.33%) Apple
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