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 16 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 83 76 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -25
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 36 58 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.97% 2.86% 4.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.63% 8.62% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 35 45 72
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,300 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
778 673 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 42.61% 33.22% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 631 551 615
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 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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 16 April 2014.

Embedded Systems Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 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 54 (81.82%) C++
2 53 (80.30%) C
3 36 (54.55%) Software Engineering
4 32 (48.48%) Electronics
5 23 (34.85%) Degree
6 21 (31.82%) OO
7 14 (21.21%) Wireless
8 11 (16.67%) Content Management
8 11 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 11 (16.67%) Physics
8 11 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 11 (16.67%) CMS
8 11 (16.67%) VHDL
8 11 (16.67%) Verilog
8 11 (16.67%) MATLAB
8 11 (16.67%) XML
8 11 (16.67%) Linux
9 10 (15.15%) Python
9 10 (15.15%) Assembly Language
9 10 (15.15%) Firmware
10 9 (13.64%) Windows
10 9 (13.64%) Embedded C
11 8 (12.12%) UML
11 8 (12.12%) C#
11 8 (12.12%) Mathematics
12 6 (9.09%) Embedded C++
12 6 (9.09%) ASIC
13 5 (7.58%) Project Management
13 5 (7.58%) UNIX
13 5 (7.58%) Android

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.21%) Wireless
2 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.06%) Internet
3 3 (4.55%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.03%) Bluetooth
4 2 (3.03%) TETRA
5 1 (1.52%) 2G
5 1 (1.52%) 3G
5 1 (1.52%) Broadband
5 1 (1.52%) NGN
5 1 (1.52%) LTE
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
General
1 32 (48.48%) Electronics
2 4 (6.06%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Military
3 1 (1.52%) Automotive
3 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (39.39%) Software Engineer
2 18 (27.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 13 (19.70%) Junior
4 12 (18.18%) Team Leader
5 11 (16.67%) Documentation Manager
5 11 (16.67%) Technical Team Leader
6 9 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (12.12%) Graduate
7 8 (12.12%) C Software Engineer
7 8 (12.12%) C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (10.61%) Firmware Engineer
9 6 (9.09%) Graduate Systems Engineer
9 6 (9.09%) Junior Systems Engineer
9 6 (9.09%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 6 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 6 (9.09%) Junior Software Engineer
9 6 (9.09%) Embedded C Engineer
9 6 (9.09%) Developer
10 5 (7.58%) Software Developer
10 5 (7.58%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) XML
2 4 (6.06%) HTML
3 3 (4.55%) OpenGL
3 3 (4.55%) CSS
3 3 (4.55%) WebKit
4 2 (3.03%) .NET
5 1 (1.52%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 11 (16.67%) Physics
1 11 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 11 (16.67%) VHDL
1 11 (16.67%) Verilog
2 10 (15.15%) Firmware
3 8 (12.12%) Mathematics
4 6 (9.09%) ASIC
5 4 (6.06%) Open Source
5 4 (6.06%) CESG
5 4 (6.06%) Cryptography
5 4 (6.06%) PKI
5 4 (6.06%) IPTV
5 4 (6.06%) Device Driver
6 3 (4.55%) iPhone
7 2 (3.03%) Applied Mathematics
7 2 (3.03%) CAN bus
7 2 (3.03%) MPEG
7 2 (3.03%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Linux
2 9 (13.64%) Windows
3 5 (7.58%) UNIX
3 5 (7.58%) Android
4 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 21 (31.82%) OO
3 11 (16.67%) Content Management
4 8 (12.12%) UML
5 5 (7.58%) Project Management
6 4 (6.06%) Signal Processing
6 4 (6.06%) OOP
6 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.55%) CAD
7 3 (4.55%) OOD
7 3 (4.55%) Multithreading
7 3 (4.55%) Digital Signal Processing
8 2 (3.03%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (3.03%) Android Development
8 2 (3.03%) iOS Development
9 1 (1.52%) Scrum
9 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.52%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.52%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.52%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (81.82%) C++
2 53 (80.30%) C
3 11 (16.67%) MATLAB
4 10 (15.15%) Python
4 10 (15.15%) Assembly Language
5 9 (13.64%) Embedded C
6 8 (12.12%) C#
7 6 (9.09%) Embedded C++
8 4 (6.06%) Java
8 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.03%) Perl
10 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.52%) VC++
10 1 (1.52%) SQL
10 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (34.85%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) HNC
2 2 (3.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
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