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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 59 85 87
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +2
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 55 25 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.13% 1.72% 1.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.43% 3.61% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 27
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £26,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £48,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
855 693 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.58% 47.60% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 613 546 698
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
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 19 December 2014.

Embedded Systems Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 60 (73.17%) Software Engineering
2 56 (68.29%) C
3 53 (64.63%) Degree
4 48 (58.54%) Computer Science
4 48 (58.54%) Python
5 41 (50.00%) C#
6 39 (47.56%) C++
7 37 (45.12%) Mathematics
8 32 (39.02%) Cryptography
9 28 (34.15%) Information Security
10 24 (29.27%) Linux
11 22 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (25.61%) Java
13 20 (24.39%) Windows
14 18 (21.95%) Internet
15 17 (20.73%) Penetration Testing
16 15 (18.29%) Data Protection
16 15 (18.29%) Mentoring
16 15 (18.29%) UNIX
16 15 (18.29%) ISO 9000
16 15 (18.29%) Electronics
17 13 (15.85%) Wireless
18 12 (14.63%) Device Driver
19 11 (13.41%) .NET
19 11 (13.41%) 3G
19 11 (13.41%) Memory Management
20 10 (12.20%) Assembly Language
20 10 (12.20%) PKI
21 9 (10.98%) OpenStack
21 9 (10.98%) CloudStack

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (10.98%) OpenStack
1 9 (10.98%) CloudStack
2 5 (6.10%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Maya
1 1 (1.22%) 3ds Max
1 1 (1.22%) Blender
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.95%) Internet
2 13 (15.85%) Wireless
3 11 (13.41%) 3G
4 9 (10.98%) TCP/IP
5 8 (9.76%) GSM
6 4 (4.88%) Bluetooth
7 3 (3.66%) Ethernet
7 3 (3.66%) 2G
7 3 (3.66%) ZigBee
7 3 (3.66%) 4G
8 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.22%) NFC
8 1 (1.22%) LTE
8 1 (1.22%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) Hadoop
1 5 (6.10%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 15 (18.29%) Electronics
2 6 (7.32%) Marketing
3 5 (6.10%) Military
3 5 (6.10%) Automotive
4 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.44%) Finance
5 1 (1.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (47.56%) Software Engineer
2 22 (26.83%) Test Engineer
3 16 (19.51%) Integration Engineer
3 16 (19.51%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 10 (12.20%) Senior Software Engineer
4 10 (12.20%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Electronics Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Design Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Team Leader
7 5 (6.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Lead Software Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Software Team Leader
8 4 (4.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Senior Design Engineer
10 2 (2.44%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.44%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.41%) .NET
2 6 (7.32%) HTML
3 5 (6.10%) WinForms
3 5 (6.10%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (2.44%) J2EE
4 2 (2.44%) XML
4 2 (2.44%) CGI
4 2 (2.44%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.22%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.22%) OpenGL ES
5 1 (1.22%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 48 (58.54%) Computer Science
2 37 (45.12%) Mathematics
3 32 (39.02%) Cryptography
4 12 (14.63%) Device Driver
5 10 (12.20%) PKI
6 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
7 5 (6.10%) Open Source
8 4 (4.88%) Internet of Things
8 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (4.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (3.66%) Telematics
9 3 (3.66%) Algorithms
9 3 (3.66%) User Experience
10 1 (1.22%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
10 1 (1.22%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.27%) Linux
2 20 (24.39%) Windows
3 15 (18.29%) UNIX
4 4 (4.88%) Android
5 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.22%) Tizen
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (73.17%) Software Engineering
2 28 (34.15%) Information Security
3 22 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (20.73%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (18.29%) Data Protection
5 15 (18.29%) Mentoring
6 11 (13.41%) Memory Management
7 7 (8.54%) Requirements Engineering
8 6 (7.32%) OOP
8 6 (7.32%) OO
8 6 (7.32%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.10%) Product Management
9 5 (6.10%) Project Planning
9 5 (6.10%) Software Architecture
10 4 (4.88%) Multithreading
10 4 (4.88%) Scrum
11 2 (2.44%) Web Development
11 2 (2.44%) Software Testing
11 2 (2.44%) Line Management
11 2 (2.44%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (68.29%) C
2 48 (58.54%) Python
3 41 (50.00%) C#
4 39 (47.56%) C++
5 21 (25.61%) Java
6 10 (12.20%) Assembly Language
7 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
8 5 (6.10%) PHP
8 5 (6.10%) Objective-C
9 4 (4.88%) SQL
10 3 (3.66%) Embedded C
11 2 (2.44%) Embedded C++
11 2 (2.44%) Perl
11 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.22%) GLSL
12 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 53 (64.63%) Degree
2 8 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.29%) ISO 9000
2 8 (9.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) Firmware
2 4 (4.88%) Xen
2 4 (4.88%) XenServer
Vendors
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) EMC
3 4 (4.88%) Citrix
4 2 (2.44%) Apple
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