The first 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 84 73 46
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -27
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 39 55 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.13% 2.76% 4.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.97% 8.26% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 38 45 73
Average salary £46,750 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.88% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +1.25%
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
785 666 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 42.92% 33.43% 36.55%
Number of salaries quoted 627 550 609
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,850
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.89%
Embedded Systems
Cambridgeshire

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 23 April 2014.

Embedded Systems Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 58 (82.86%) C
2 55 (78.57%) C++
3 40 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 32 (45.71%) Electronics
5 23 (32.86%) Degree
6 20 (28.57%) OO
7 16 (22.86%) Wireless
8 14 (20.00%) Linux
9 13 (18.57%) Assembly Language
9 13 (18.57%) Physics
10 12 (17.14%) Computer Science
10 12 (17.14%) Firmware
11 11 (15.71%) MATLAB
11 11 (15.71%) VHDL
11 11 (15.71%) Verilog
11 11 (15.71%) CMS
11 11 (15.71%) XML
11 11 (15.71%) Content Management
11 11 (15.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 10 (14.29%) Python
13 9 (12.86%) Embedded C
13 9 (12.86%) Mathematics
14 8 (11.43%) UML
15 7 (10.00%) C#
15 7 (10.00%) Windows
15 7 (10.00%) Device Driver
16 6 (8.57%) ASIC
16 6 (8.57%) Project Management
16 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
16 6 (8.57%) Embedded C++

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (15.71%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.86%) Wireless
2 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.14%) Ethernet
4 3 (4.29%) Internet
5 2 (2.86%) Bluetooth
5 2 (2.86%) Broadband
5 2 (2.86%) TETRA
6 1 (1.43%) NGN
6 1 (1.43%) LTE
6 1 (1.43%) 2G
6 1 (1.43%) 3G
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
General
1 32 (45.71%) Electronics
2 3 (4.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Military
3 2 (2.86%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.43%) Automotive
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 19 (27.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 13 (18.57%) Junior
4 12 (17.14%) Team Leader
5 11 (15.71%) Documentation Manager
5 11 (15.71%) Technical Team Leader
6 9 (12.86%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (12.86%) Firmware Engineer
7 8 (11.43%) Graduate
7 8 (11.43%) C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (11.43%) C Software Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) Embedded C Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) Junior Software Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Junior Systems Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) Graduate Systems Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) Software Developer
9 5 (7.14%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) XML
2 5 (7.14%) HTML
3 4 (5.71%) OpenGL
3 4 (5.71%) CSS
3 4 (5.71%) WebKit
4 2 (2.86%) .NET
5 1 (1.43%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Physics
2 12 (17.14%) Computer Science
2 12 (17.14%) Firmware
3 11 (15.71%) VHDL
3 11 (15.71%) Verilog
3 11 (15.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 9 (12.86%) Mathematics
5 7 (10.00%) Device Driver
6 6 (8.57%) ASIC
7 5 (7.14%) IPTV
7 5 (7.14%) Open Source
8 4 (5.71%) iPhone
9 3 (4.29%) PKI
9 3 (4.29%) CESG
9 3 (4.29%) Cryptography
10 2 (2.86%) MPEG
10 2 (2.86%) Streaming Video
10 2 (2.86%) Applied Mathematics
10 2 (2.86%) CAN bus
11 1 (1.43%) Machine Learning
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (10.00%) Windows
3 5 (7.14%) Android
4 4 (5.71%) UNIX
5 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 20 (28.57%) OO
3 11 (15.71%) Content Management
4 8 (11.43%) UML
5 6 (8.57%) Project Management
6 4 (5.71%) OOD
6 4 (5.71%) Multithreading
6 4 (5.71%) Signal Processing
7 3 (4.29%) Digital Signal Processing
7 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.29%) CAD
7 3 (4.29%) OOP
7 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.86%) Scrum
8 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.86%) Memory Management
8 2 (2.86%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (1.43%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (1.43%) Android Development
9 1 (1.43%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (82.86%) C
2 55 (78.57%) C++
3 13 (18.57%) Assembly Language
4 11 (15.71%) MATLAB
5 10 (14.29%) Python
6 9 (12.86%) Embedded C
7 7 (10.00%) C#
8 6 (8.57%) Embedded C++
9 5 (7.14%) JavaScript
10 3 (4.29%) Java
11 2 (2.86%) Perl
12 1 (1.43%) SQL
12 1 (1.43%) VC++
12 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (32.86%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) PhD
3 2 (2.86%) HNC
4 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) SCOM
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1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
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