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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Systems
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 78 106 79
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -27
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 24 8 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.07% 0.53% 2.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.20% 1.19% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 26
Median salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
571 675 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.18% 44.79% 47.27%
Number of salaries quoted 452 458 561
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
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
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 25 February 2017.

Embedded Systems Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 27 (58.70%) Wireless
2 24 (52.17%) C
2 24 (52.17%) C++
2 24 (52.17%) Python
2 24 (52.17%) Degree
3 23 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 21 (45.65%) Firmware
4 21 (45.65%) Telecoms
5 19 (41.30%) Computer Science
6 18 (39.13%) Mathematics
6 18 (39.13%) Software Engineering
7 17 (36.96%) Bluetooth
8 16 (34.78%) Automated Testing
8 16 (34.78%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (28.26%) Electronics
9 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (26.09%) Windows
11 11 (23.91%) Android
11 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
12 10 (21.74%) Apple iOS
13 9 (19.57%) Java
13 9 (19.57%) Test Scripting
13 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
13 9 (19.57%) Mentoring
13 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (15.22%) Perl
14 7 (15.22%) POSIX
14 7 (15.22%) Embedded Software Development
14 7 (15.22%) CppUnit
14 7 (15.22%) Computer Architecture

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 (6.52%) Simulink
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (58.70%) Wireless
2 17 (36.96%) Bluetooth
3 16 (34.78%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.17%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.22%) CppUnit
3 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (45.65%) Telecoms
2 13 (28.26%) Electronics
3 6 (13.04%) Finance
4 3 (6.52%) Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Publishing
5 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (65.22%) Embedded Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Development Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Software Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Systems Test Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Test Development Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Test Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Graduate
5 7 (15.22%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Electronics Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Firmware Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Android Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) POSIX
2 5 (10.87%) HTML
2 5 (10.87%) HTML5
3 3 (6.52%) REST
3 3 (6.52%) WebKit
3 3 (6.52%) XML
4 2 (4.35%) MFC
4 2 (4.35%) OpenCL
4 2 (4.35%) OpenGL
4 2 (4.35%) Qt
4 2 (4.35%) Qt Quick
Miscellaneous
1 19 (41.30%) Computer Science
2 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.52%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.52%) ASIC
4 3 (6.52%) Data Structures
4 3 (6.52%) Smartphone
5 2 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (4.35%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.17%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Windows
2 11 (23.91%) Android
3 10 (21.74%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.52%) Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 18 (39.13%) Mathematics
2 18 (39.13%) Software Engineering
3 16 (34.78%) Automated Testing
4 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
6 9 (19.57%) Mentoring
6 9 (19.57%) Test Scripting
7 7 (15.22%) Computer Architecture
7 7 (15.22%) Embedded Software Development
7 7 (15.22%) Software Architecture
8 5 (10.87%) Multithreading
9 4 (8.70%) Scrum
10 3 (6.52%) Android Development
10 3 (6.52%) Digital Signal Processing
10 3 (6.52%) Microservices
10 3 (6.52%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (6.52%) Schematic Capture
10 3 (6.52%) Signal Processing
11 2 (4.35%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) C
1 24 (52.17%) C++
1 24 (52.17%) Python
2 9 (19.57%) Java
3 7 (15.22%) Perl
4 4 (8.70%) Embedded C
5 3 (6.52%) MATLAB
5 3 (6.52%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.35%) Scala
6 2 (4.35%) Tcl
7 1 (2.17%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 24 (52.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) PhD
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 21 (45.65%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Xamarin
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