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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 73 77 74
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 41 33 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.51% 2.33% 2.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.31% 4.53% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 32
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £26,000 £36,050
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £53,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
772 728 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.30% 51.30% 41.57%
Number of salaries quoted 557 626 590
Average salary £41,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

Embedded Systems Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 58 (72.50%) C
2 56 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 49 (61.25%) Degree
4 47 (58.75%) Python
5 44 (55.00%) Computer Science
6 38 (47.50%) C++
7 36 (45.00%) C#
8 33 (41.25%) Mathematics
9 28 (35.00%) Cryptography
10 27 (33.75%) Information Security
11 25 (31.25%) Linux
12 20 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (22.50%) Windows
13 18 (22.50%) Java
14 16 (20.00%) Internet
14 16 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
14 16 (20.00%) Data Protection
15 14 (17.50%) Wireless
16 13 (16.25%) Device Driver
16 13 (16.25%) ISO 9000
16 13 (16.25%) UNIX
16 13 (16.25%) Mentoring
17 12 (15.00%) Memory Management
17 12 (15.00%) Electronics
18 11 (13.75%) Assembly Language
19 10 (12.50%) Firmware
19 10 (12.50%) .NET
19 10 (12.50%) 3G
20 9 (11.25%) JavaScript
21 8 (10.00%) PHP

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (8.75%) CloudStack
1 7 (8.75%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.75%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Blender
1 1 (1.25%) Maya
1 1 (1.25%) 3ds Max
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.00%) Internet
2 14 (17.50%) Wireless
3 10 (12.50%) 3G
4 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.75%) GSM
5 3 (3.75%) 4G
5 3 (3.75%) 2G
6 2 (2.50%) Bluetooth
7 1 (1.25%) LTE
7 1 (1.25%) NFC
7 1 (1.25%) ZigBee
7 1 (1.25%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.25%) 3GPP
7 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
1 3 (3.75%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.25%) JIRA
2 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (15.00%) Electronics
2 4 (5.00%) Automotive
2 4 (5.00%) Military
2 4 (5.00%) Marketing
3 2 (2.50%) Finance
3 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (43.75%) Software Engineer
2 21 (26.25%) Test Engineer
3 15 (18.75%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 15 (18.75%) Integration Engineer
4 11 (13.75%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Team Leader
6 8 (10.00%) Software Team Leader
7 7 (8.75%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Electronics Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Design Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Lead Software Engineer
11 1 (1.25%) Graphics Programmer
11 1 (1.25%) Senior Design Engineer
11 1 (1.25%) Developer
11 1 (1.25%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) .NET
2 5 (6.25%) HTML
3 4 (5.00%) WinForms
4 3 (3.75%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (2.50%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.50%) J2EE
5 2 (2.50%) XML
5 2 (2.50%) CGI
6 1 (1.25%) OpenGL ES
6 1 (1.25%) Android SDK
6 1 (1.25%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 44 (55.00%) Computer Science
2 33 (41.25%) Mathematics
3 28 (35.00%) Cryptography
4 13 (16.25%) Device Driver
5 7 (8.75%) PKI
6 6 (7.50%) Management Information System
7 5 (6.25%) Open Source
8 4 (5.00%) Internet of Things
8 4 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (3.75%) Telematics
9 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (2.50%) Algorithms
11 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
11 1 (1.25%) User Experience
11 1 (1.25%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (1.25%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 25 (31.25%) Linux
2 18 (22.50%) Windows
3 13 (16.25%) UNIX
4 2 (2.50%) Android
5 1 (1.25%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.25%) Tizen
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (33.75%) Information Security
3 20 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 13 (16.25%) Mentoring
6 12 (15.00%) Memory Management
7 8 (10.00%) Project Planning
8 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.50%) OOP
8 6 (7.50%) OO
9 5 (6.25%) Requirements Engineering
10 4 (5.00%) Scrum
11 3 (3.75%) Product Management
11 3 (3.75%) Multithreading
11 3 (3.75%) Software Architecture
12 2 (2.50%) Network Management
12 2 (2.50%) Line Management
12 2 (2.50%) Software Testing
12 2 (2.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (72.50%) C
2 47 (58.75%) Python
3 38 (47.50%) C++
4 36 (45.00%) C#
5 18 (22.50%) Java
6 11 (13.75%) Assembly Language
7 9 (11.25%) JavaScript
8 8 (10.00%) PHP
9 4 (5.00%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.75%) Embedded C
10 3 (3.75%) SQL
11 2 (2.50%) Perl
11 2 (2.50%) Embedded C++
11 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.25%) Ruby
12 1 (1.25%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 49 (61.25%) Degree
2 6 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.25%) ISO 9000
2 7 (8.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) Firmware
2 4 (5.00%) XenServer
2 4 (5.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
1 7 (8.75%) EMC
2 4 (5.00%) Citrix
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