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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 81 82 66
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 25 38 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.73% 2.21% 2.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.87% 4.63% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 18 38 47
Average salary £47,500 £44,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% -8.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £53,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -3.65%
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
646 820 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.58% 47.67% 38.84%
Number of salaries quoted 514 679 648
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 1 April 2015.

Embedded Systems Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 53 (68.83%) C
2 51 (66.23%) Python
3 49 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 49 (63.64%) Degree
4 46 (59.74%) Computer Science
5 37 (48.05%) C#
5 37 (48.05%) C++
6 36 (46.75%) Mathematics
7 28 (36.36%) Cryptography
8 27 (35.06%) Information Security
9 20 (25.97%) Data Protection
10 19 (24.68%) Linux
10 19 (24.68%) Penetration Testing
11 18 (23.38%) Java
11 18 (23.38%) Windows
11 18 (23.38%) Internet
11 18 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (20.78%) Mentoring
13 12 (15.58%) Wireless
14 11 (14.29%) UNIX
14 11 (14.29%) ISO 9000
14 11 (14.29%) Firmware
15 9 (11.69%) PHP
15 9 (11.69%) .NET
15 9 (11.69%) Assembly Language
15 9 (11.69%) Electronics
15 9 (11.69%) Project Planning
16 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
16 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
16 8 (10.39%) 3G

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 6 (7.79%) OpenStack
1 6 (7.79%) CloudStack
2 2 (2.60%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Maya
1 1 (1.30%) 3ds Max
1 1 (1.30%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.38%) Internet
2 12 (15.58%) Wireless
3 8 (10.39%) 3G
3 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
4 7 (9.09%) GSM
5 2 (2.60%) Bluetooth
5 2 (2.60%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.30%) 3GPP
6 1 (1.30%) 2G
6 1 (1.30%) ZigBee
6 1 (1.30%) NFC
6 1 (1.30%) LTE
6 1 (1.30%) 4G
6 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
1 2 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.30%) JIRA
1 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (11.69%) Electronics
2 6 (7.79%) Marketing
3 5 (6.49%) Automotive
4 1 (1.30%) Games
4 1 (1.30%) Military
4 1 (1.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (38.96%) Software Engineer
2 26 (33.77%) Test Engineer
3 18 (23.38%) Integration Engineer
3 18 (23.38%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 11 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Software Team Leader
5 9 (11.69%) Team Leader
6 7 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Design Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Software Test Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Lead Software Engineer
11 1 (1.30%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 1 (1.30%) Firmware Engineer
11 1 (1.30%) Graphics Programmer
11 1 (1.30%) Developer
11 1 (1.30%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) .NET
2 4 (5.19%) WinForms
3 3 (3.90%) HTML
4 2 (2.60%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.30%) OpenGL ES
5 1 (1.30%) Android SDK
5 1 (1.30%) XML
5 1 (1.30%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 46 (59.74%) Computer Science
2 36 (46.75%) Mathematics
3 28 (36.36%) Cryptography
4 8 (10.39%) Device Driver
5 7 (9.09%) Internet of Things
6 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (3.90%) PKI
7 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.90%) Telematics
8 2 (2.60%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.30%) User Experience
9 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.30%) Open Source
9 1 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (1.30%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.30%) VHDL
9 1 (1.30%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.68%) Linux
2 18 (23.38%) Windows
3 11 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (2.60%) Android
5 1 (1.30%) Tizen
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.30%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 27 (35.06%) Information Security
3 20 (25.97%) Data Protection
4 19 (24.68%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (20.78%) Mentoring
7 9 (11.69%) Project Planning
8 6 (7.79%) Scrum
8 6 (7.79%) Memory Management
9 5 (6.49%) OOP
9 5 (6.49%) OO
9 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.90%) Multithreading
11 2 (2.60%) Product Management
11 2 (2.60%) Requirements Engineering
11 2 (2.60%) Software Architecture
11 2 (2.60%) Line Management
12 1 (1.30%) Embedded Software Development
12 1 (1.30%) Performance Engineering
12 1 (1.30%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 53 (68.83%) C
2 51 (66.23%) Python
3 37 (48.05%) C#
3 37 (48.05%) C++
4 18 (23.38%) Java
5 9 (11.69%) PHP
5 9 (11.69%) Assembly Language
6 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.19%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.90%) SQL
9 2 (2.60%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.60%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.30%) Ruby
10 1 (1.30%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 49 (63.64%) Degree
2 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) PhD
3 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.29%) ISO 9000
2 7 (9.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (14.29%) Firmware
2 1 (1.30%) Xen
2 1 (1.30%) XenServer
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 7 (9.09%) EMC
2 1 (1.30%) Citrix
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