The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 75 72 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 35 42 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.30% 2.79% 3.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.04% 5.34% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 25 41 46
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £49,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -13.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £27,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £53,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Embedded Systems
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
694 786 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 45.60% 52.19% 38.63%
Number of salaries quoted 519 671 588
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Embedded Systems
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the Cambridge region.

Embedded Systems Salary Trend in Cambridge

Embedded Systems
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Embedded Systems Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Embedded Systems also 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 that cited Embedded Systems.

1 63 (74.12%) C
2 57 (67.06%) Software Engineering
3 53 (62.35%) Python
4 51 (60.00%) Degree
5 47 (55.29%) Computer Science
6 39 (45.88%) C++
7 36 (42.35%) C#
8 34 (40.00%) Mathematics
9 27 (31.76%) Cryptography
9 27 (31.76%) Linux
10 26 (30.59%) Information Security
11 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (23.53%) Data Protection
13 19 (22.35%) Java
14 18 (21.18%) Penetration Testing
15 17 (20.00%) Windows
15 17 (20.00%) Internet
16 15 (17.65%) Mentoring
17 14 (16.47%) Wireless
17 14 (16.47%) Device Driver
18 12 (14.12%) Memory Management
19 11 (12.94%) UNIX
19 11 (12.94%) ISO 9000
19 11 (12.94%) Assembly Language
19 11 (12.94%) Firmware
20 10 (11.76%) .NET
20 10 (11.76%) JavaScript
20 10 (11.76%) 3G
21 9 (10.59%) Electronics
21 9 (10.59%) PHP

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Embedded Systems also 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 that cited Embedded Systems. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.06%) OpenStack
1 6 (7.06%) CloudStack
2 2 (2.35%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Maya
1 1 (1.18%) 3ds Max
1 1 (1.18%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.00%) Internet
2 14 (16.47%) Wireless
3 10 (11.76%) 3G
4 8 (9.41%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.24%) GSM
6 3 (3.53%) 2G
6 3 (3.53%) 4G
7 2 (2.35%) Bluetooth
7 2 (2.35%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.18%) 3GPP
8 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.18%) LTE
8 1 (1.18%) NFC
8 1 (1.18%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 9 (10.59%) Electronics
2 5 (5.88%) Automotive
2 5 (5.88%) Marketing
3 3 (3.53%) Finance
4 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Games
5 1 (1.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 36 (42.35%) Software Engineer
2 25 (29.41%) Test Engineer
3 17 (20.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 17 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
4 11 (12.94%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (12.94%) Senior Software Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Team Leader
5 9 (10.59%) Software Team Leader
6 7 (8.24%) Electronics Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Design Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Software Test Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Lead Software Engineer
11 1 (1.18%) Programmer
11 1 (1.18%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 1 (1.18%) Developer
11 1 (1.18%) Graphics Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.76%) .NET
2 5 (5.88%) WinForms
3 4 (4.71%) HTML
4 2 (2.35%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (2.35%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.35%) CGI
4 2 (2.35%) J2EE
5 1 (1.18%) XML
5 1 (1.18%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.18%) OpenGL ES
5 1 (1.18%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 47 (55.29%) Computer Science
2 34 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 27 (31.76%) Cryptography
4 14 (16.47%) Device Driver
5 6 (7.06%) Internet of Things
6 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.88%) Open Source
7 3 (3.53%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.53%) Telematics
7 3 (3.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (3.53%) PKI
8 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.18%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.18%) VHDL
9 1 (1.18%) Verilog
9 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.18%) User Experience
9 1 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.76%) Linux
2 17 (20.00%) Windows
3 11 (12.94%) UNIX
4 2 (2.35%) Android
5 1 (1.18%) Tizen
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (67.06%) Software Engineering
2 26 (30.59%) Information Security
3 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (23.53%) Data Protection
5 18 (21.18%) Penetration Testing
6 15 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 12 (14.12%) Memory Management
8 9 (10.59%) Project Planning
9 6 (7.06%) Scrum
10 5 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.88%) OOP
10 5 (5.88%) OO
11 2 (2.35%) Software Testing
11 2 (2.35%) Web Development
11 2 (2.35%) Multithreading
11 2 (2.35%) Software Architecture
11 2 (2.35%) Line Management
11 2 (2.35%) Network Management
11 2 (2.35%) Product Management
11 2 (2.35%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 63 (74.12%) C
2 53 (62.35%) Python
3 39 (45.88%) C++
4 36 (42.35%) C#
5 19 (22.35%) Java
6 11 (12.94%) Assembly Language
7 10 (11.76%) JavaScript
8 9 (10.59%) PHP
9 5 (5.88%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.35%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.35%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.35%) SQL
10 2 (2.35%) Perl
11 1 (1.18%) GLSL
11 1 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (60.00%) Degree
2 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) PhD
3 1 (1.18%) VCP4
3 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.94%) ISO 9000
2 7 (8.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (12.94%) Firmware
2 4 (4.71%) Xen
2 4 (4.71%) XenServer
Vendors
1 7 (8.24%) EMC
2 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.71%) Citrix
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