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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 100 89 74
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 12 34 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.86% 1.92% 2.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.80% 4.04% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 20
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £31,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
667 842 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.61% 47.49% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 540 633 560
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 July 2015.

Embedded Systems Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 25 (65.79%) C
2 23 (60.53%) C++
2 23 (60.53%) Computer Science
3 22 (57.89%) Software Engineering
4 20 (52.63%) Degree
4 20 (52.63%) Python
5 16 (42.11%) Mathematics
6 15 (39.47%) Linux
7 13 (34.21%) C#
8 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (21.05%) Information Security
9 8 (21.05%) PhD
10 7 (18.42%) Java
10 7 (18.42%) Internet
10 7 (18.42%) Cryptography
10 7 (18.42%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (15.79%) Electronics
11 6 (15.79%) Windows
11 6 (15.79%) Data Protection
11 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
12 5 (13.16%) Internet of Things
12 5 (13.16%) UNIX
12 5 (13.16%) EMC
12 5 (13.16%) VHDL
12 5 (13.16%) Verilog
12 5 (13.16%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (10.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
13 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
13 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
1 2 (5.26%) CloudStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Internet
2 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) GSM
3 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.63%) 3G
3 1 (2.63%) Wireless
General
1 6 (15.79%) Electronics
2 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.89%) Automotive
3 3 (7.89%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Software Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Test Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) HTML
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) HTML5
3 1 (2.63%) LESS
3 1 (2.63%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (60.53%) Computer Science
2 16 (42.11%) Mathematics
3 7 (18.42%) Cryptography
4 5 (13.16%) Internet of Things
4 5 (13.16%) VHDL
4 5 (13.16%) Verilog
5 4 (10.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (7.89%) Device Driver
6 3 (7.89%) Physics
7 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
7 2 (5.26%) User Experience
7 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
8 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
8 1 (2.63%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Windows
3 5 (13.16%) UNIX
3 5 (13.16%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) Information Security
4 7 (18.42%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (15.79%) Data Protection
5 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Signal Processing
7 3 (7.89%) Machine Learning
7 3 (7.89%) Scrum
8 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.26%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.26%) Memory Management
8 2 (5.26%) Linux Kernel Development
9 1 (2.63%) Performance Engineering
9 1 (2.63%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) C
2 23 (60.53%) C++
3 20 (52.63%) Python
4 13 (34.21%) C#
5 7 (18.42%) Java
6 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.89%) Perl
7 3 (7.89%) Embedded C
7 3 (7.89%) Embedded C++
7 3 (7.89%) Assembly Language
8 2 (5.26%) PHP
8 2 (5.26%) SQL
9 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (52.63%) Degree
2 8 (21.05%) PhD
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.63%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.63%) ARP4754
2 1 (2.63%) ARP4761
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) EMC
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) MathWorks
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