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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 89 76 58
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -18
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 26 39 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.49% 2.53% 3.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.13% 5.86% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 69
Average salary £45,000 £48,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% +14.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
830 666 935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.62% 43.19% 47.03%
Number of salaries quoted 599 559 788
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 17 September 2014.

Embedded Systems Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 55 (80.88%) Software Engineering
2 45 (66.18%) C
3 42 (61.76%) C++
4 30 (44.12%) Degree
5 28 (41.18%) Python
6 27 (39.71%) C#
6 27 (39.71%) Mathematics
6 27 (39.71%) Computer Science
7 22 (32.35%) Windows
8 20 (29.41%) Linux
8 20 (29.41%) Cryptography
9 19 (27.94%) Wireless
10 18 (26.47%) Java
10 18 (26.47%) UNIX
10 18 (26.47%) Electronics
10 18 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (25.00%) ISO 9000
11 17 (25.00%) PKI
12 16 (23.53%) Internet
12 16 (23.53%) Information Security
13 13 (19.12%) Assembly Language
13 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
14 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
14 11 (16.18%) Firmware
14 11 (16.18%) Requirements Engineering
14 11 (16.18%) OpenStack
14 11 (16.18%) CloudStack
15 10 (14.71%) .NET
15 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
15 10 (14.71%) Device Driver

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 11 (16.18%) OpenStack
1 11 (16.18%) CloudStack
2 5 (7.35%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Office
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.94%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.94%) Wireless
2 16 (23.53%) Internet
3 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.82%) Ethernet
5 4 (5.88%) Bluetooth
5 4 (5.88%) Broadband
5 4 (5.88%) 3G
6 3 (4.41%) GSM
6 3 (4.41%) TETRA
7 2 (2.94%) ZigBee
8 1 (1.47%) 4G
8 1 (1.47%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) Hadoop
1 5 (7.35%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (26.47%) Electronics
2 8 (11.76%) Military
3 5 (7.35%) Multimedia
3 5 (7.35%) Automotive
4 3 (4.41%) Marketing
4 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (58.82%) Software Engineer
2 10 (14.71%) Senior Software Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Test Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Lead Software Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Software Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Development Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Firmware Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Test Development Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Software Project Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Electronics Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Design Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Design Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) .NET
2 5 (7.35%) HTML
2 5 (7.35%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (5.88%) WinForms
4 3 (4.41%) OpenGL
5 2 (2.94%) MFC
5 2 (2.94%) CSS
5 2 (2.94%) WebKit
6 1 (1.47%) OpenGL ES
6 1 (1.47%) XML
6 1 (1.47%) CGI
6 1 (1.47%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (39.71%) Mathematics
1 27 (39.71%) Computer Science
2 20 (29.41%) Cryptography
3 17 (25.00%) PKI
4 11 (16.18%) Firmware
5 10 (14.71%) Device Driver
6 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
7 4 (5.88%) Physics
7 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (4.41%) Open Source
8 3 (4.41%) User Experience
8 3 (4.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (2.94%) IPTV
9 2 (2.94%) VHDL
9 2 (2.94%) iPhone
9 2 (2.94%) PMI
10 1 (1.47%) Applied Mathematics
10 1 (1.47%) Telematics
10 1 (1.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.35%) Windows
2 20 (29.41%) Linux
3 18 (26.47%) UNIX
4 4 (5.88%) Android
5 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (80.88%) Software Engineering
2 18 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.53%) Information Security
4 11 (16.18%) Requirements Engineering
5 9 (13.24%) Product Management
6 8 (11.76%) OO
7 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.82%) OOP
8 5 (7.35%) Project Management
8 5 (7.35%) Software Architecture
8 5 (7.35%) Memory Management
9 4 (5.88%) Use Case
9 4 (5.88%) Multithreading
9 4 (5.88%) Manual Testing
9 4 (5.88%) Test Automation
10 3 (4.41%) Scrum
10 3 (4.41%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (4.41%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.94%) Agile Project Management
11 2 (2.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 45 (66.18%) C
2 42 (61.76%) C++
3 28 (41.18%) Python
4 27 (39.71%) C#
5 18 (26.47%) Java
6 13 (19.12%) Assembly Language
7 4 (5.88%) Objective-C
7 4 (5.88%) Embedded C
8 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.41%) Perl
9 2 (2.94%) SQL
9 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (44.12%) Degree
2 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (5.88%) PhD
3 4 (5.88%) ISEB
4 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.00%) ISO 9000
2 3 (4.41%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) EMC
3 2 (2.94%) Apple
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