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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 89 84 85
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 18 37 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.26% 2.04% 2.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.74% 4.46% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 33
Average salary £55,000 £46,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% -5.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
657 829 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.17% 45.70% 39.77%
Number of salaries quoted 542 602 597
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £54,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 June 2015.

Embedded Systems Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 34 (68.00%) C
2 31 (62.00%) C++
3 27 (54.00%) Computer Science
4 26 (52.00%) Python
4 26 (52.00%) Software Engineering
5 22 (44.00%) Degree
6 17 (34.00%) Mathematics
7 16 (32.00%) Linux
8 15 (30.00%) C#
9 10 (20.00%) Information Security
10 9 (18.00%) Internet
10 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (18.00%) Cryptography
10 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
11 8 (16.00%) PhD
11 8 (16.00%) EMC
11 8 (16.00%) Electronics
11 8 (16.00%) Data Protection
12 7 (14.00%) Java
12 7 (14.00%) Wireless
12 7 (14.00%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (14.00%) Project Planning
12 7 (14.00%) UNIX
12 7 (14.00%) Windows
12 7 (14.00%) PHP
13 6 (12.00%) Assembly Language
13 6 (12.00%) Firmware
13 6 (12.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
13 6 (12.00%) Internet of Things

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (4.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (4.00%) CloudStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) Internet
2 7 (14.00%) Wireless
3 5 (10.00%) 3G
4 4 (8.00%) GSM
4 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.00%) LTE
5 1 (2.00%) 4G
5 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.00%) 2G
5 1 (2.00%) 3GPP
5 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.00%) Bluetooth
General
1 8 (16.00%) Electronics
2 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.00%) Marketing
3 3 (6.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Software Engineer
2 10 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Software Team Leader
4 7 (14.00%) Team Leader
5 6 (12.00%) Integration Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Electronics Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Hardware Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Design Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Hardware Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Principal Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) HTML
2 2 (4.00%) WinForms
3 1 (2.00%) LESS
3 1 (2.00%) HTML5
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (54.00%) Computer Science
2 17 (34.00%) Mathematics
3 9 (18.00%) Cryptography
4 6 (12.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (12.00%) Internet of Things
5 5 (10.00%) VHDL
5 5 (10.00%) Verilog
5 5 (10.00%) Device Driver
6 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (6.00%) Physics
7 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (4.00%) User Experience
7 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
8 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
8 1 (2.00%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.00%) UNIX
2 7 (14.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (20.00%) Information Security
3 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.00%) Data Protection
5 7 (14.00%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (14.00%) Project Planning
6 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.00%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (6.00%) Machine Learning
8 3 (6.00%) Linux Kernel Development
8 3 (6.00%) Memory Management
8 3 (6.00%) Signal Processing
8 3 (6.00%) Scrum
9 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.00%) OOP
9 2 (4.00%) OO
9 2 (4.00%) Line Management
10 1 (2.00%) Performance Engineering
10 1 (2.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 34 (68.00%) C
2 31 (62.00%) C++
3 26 (52.00%) Python
4 15 (30.00%) C#
5 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (14.00%) Java
6 7 (14.00%) PHP
7 6 (12.00%) Assembly Language
8 4 (8.00%) Embedded C
8 4 (8.00%) Embedded C++
9 3 (6.00%) Perl
10 2 (4.00%) Objective-C
11 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (44.00%) Degree
2 8 (16.00%) PhD
3 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) ISO 9000
1 4 (8.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) EMC
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
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