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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Systems
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 90 94 67
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -27
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 13 14 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.15% 0.99% 2.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.04% 2.04% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 25
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

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
637 685 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 56.17% 48.27% 49.19%
Number of salaries quoted 548 472 557
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Embedded Systems as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing Embedded Systems also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 22 (56.41%) C
1 22 (56.41%) Wireless
1 22 (56.41%) Telecoms
2 21 (53.85%) C++
3 20 (51.28%) Configuration Management
4 17 (43.59%) Python
5 16 (41.03%) Windows
6 15 (38.46%) Software Engineering
7 14 (35.90%) Firmware
8 13 (33.33%) Bluetooth
8 13 (33.33%) Automated Testing
8 13 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (33.33%) Degree
9 12 (30.77%) Android
9 12 (30.77%) Mentoring
10 11 (28.21%) Apple iOS
11 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
13 8 (20.51%) CppUnit
13 8 (20.51%) Software Architecture
13 8 (20.51%) HTML5
13 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
13 8 (20.51%) HTML
13 8 (20.51%) Electronics
14 7 (17.95%) Finance
14 7 (17.95%) Linux
15 6 (15.38%) Scrum
15 6 (15.38%) Java
15 6 (15.38%) Embedded C
15 6 (15.38%) Mathematics

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Simulink
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (56.41%) Wireless
2 13 (33.33%) Bluetooth
2 13 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (5.13%) ZigBee
4 1 (2.56%) HTTP
4 1 (2.56%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) CppUnit
2 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (56.41%) Telecoms
2 8 (20.51%) Electronics
3 7 (17.95%) Finance
4 3 (7.69%) Publishing
5 2 (5.13%) Banking
6 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) Embedded Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Development Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Systems Test Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Test Development Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Test Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Firmware Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Software Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Developer
6 5 (12.82%) UI Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Android Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Electronics Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (5.13%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) iOS Android Developer
9 2 (5.13%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) HTML
1 8 (20.51%) HTML5
2 5 (12.82%) MFC
2 5 (12.82%) Qt
2 5 (12.82%) Qt Quick
3 3 (7.69%) REST
3 3 (7.69%) WebKit
3 3 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (2.56%) OpenCL
4 1 (2.56%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.38%) Mathematics
3 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
5 3 (7.69%) Algorithms
5 3 (7.69%) ASIC
5 3 (7.69%) Data Structures
5 3 (7.69%) Smartphone
6 2 (5.13%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (5.13%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (2.56%) Handset
7 1 (2.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 12 (30.77%) Android
3 11 (28.21%) Apple iOS
4 7 (17.95%) Linux
5 2 (5.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Configuration Management
2 15 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 13 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 12 (30.77%) Mentoring
5 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 8 (20.51%) Software Architecture
8 6 (15.38%) Scrum
9 5 (12.82%) Open Source
9 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
10 4 (10.26%) Test Planning
11 3 (7.69%) Android Development
11 3 (7.69%) Digital Signal Processing
11 3 (7.69%) Microservices
11 3 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
11 3 (7.69%) Multithreading
11 3 (7.69%) Schematic Capture
11 3 (7.69%) Signal Processing
12 2 (5.13%) iOS Development
13 1 (2.56%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) C
2 21 (53.85%) C++
3 17 (43.59%) Python
4 6 (15.38%) Embedded C
4 6 (15.38%) Java
5 4 (10.26%) Tcl
6 3 (7.69%) MATLAB
6 3 (7.69%) Objective-C
7 2 (5.13%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Xamarin
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