The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 114 85 84
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -1
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 29 53 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.17% 2.32% 2.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.34% 7.29% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9 25 71
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Embedded Systems
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
868 727 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 35.07% 31.87% 32.30%
Number of salaries quoted 642 594 775
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Systems
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the Cambridgeshire region.

Embedded Systems Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Systems
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Embedded Systems Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Systems
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -17 29 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Embedded Systems
East of England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (80.60%) Software Engineering
2 44 (65.67%) C
3 41 (61.19%) C++
4 29 (43.28%) Degree
5 28 (41.79%) Mathematics
5 28 (41.79%) Computer Science
6 27 (40.30%) Python
7 26 (38.81%) C#
8 22 (32.84%) Windows
9 20 (29.85%) Cryptography
10 18 (26.87%) Linux
10 18 (26.87%) UNIX
10 18 (26.87%) Wireless
10 18 (26.87%) Electronics
11 17 (25.37%) ISO 9000
11 17 (25.37%) Java
11 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (25.37%) PKI
12 16 (23.88%) Information Security
12 16 (23.88%) Internet
13 15 (22.39%) Assembly Language
13 15 (22.39%) Firmware
14 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
15 11 (16.42%) Requirements Engineering
15 11 (16.42%) OpenStack
15 11 (16.42%) CloudStack
15 11 (16.42%) Device Driver
15 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
15 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
16 9 (13.43%) Product Management

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (16.42%) OpenStack
1 11 (16.42%) CloudStack
2 5 (7.46%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Office
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.99%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.87%) Wireless
2 16 (23.88%) Internet
3 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
4 8 (11.94%) Ethernet
5 4 (5.97%) Bluetooth
5 4 (5.97%) Broadband
6 3 (4.48%) GSM
6 3 (4.48%) 3G
6 3 (4.48%) TETRA
7 2 (2.99%) ZigBee
8 1 (1.49%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) Hadoop
1 5 (7.46%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Subversion
2 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (26.87%) Electronics
2 8 (11.94%) Military
3 5 (7.46%) Multimedia
4 4 (5.97%) Automotive
5 3 (4.48%) Marketing
6 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (55.22%) Software Engineer
2 10 (14.93%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Test Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Firmware Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.46%) Lead Software Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Software Manager
7 4 (5.97%) Development Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Test Development Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Software Project Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Electronics Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Design Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Design Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.43%) .NET
2 5 (7.46%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (5.97%) HTML
4 3 (4.48%) OpenGL
4 3 (4.48%) WinForms
5 2 (2.99%) WebKit
5 2 (2.99%) MFC
5 2 (2.99%) CSS
6 1 (1.49%) XML
6 1 (1.49%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 28 (41.79%) Mathematics
1 28 (41.79%) Computer Science
2 20 (29.85%) Cryptography
3 17 (25.37%) PKI
4 15 (22.39%) Firmware
5 11 (16.42%) Device Driver
6 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
7 5 (7.46%) Physics
8 3 (4.48%) Open Source
8 3 (4.48%) VHDL
8 3 (4.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (2.99%) PMI
9 2 (2.99%) ASIC
9 2 (2.99%) iPhone
9 2 (2.99%) IPTV
10 1 (1.49%) Statistics
10 1 (1.49%) Applied Mathematics
10 1 (1.49%) Telematics
10 1 (1.49%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.84%) Windows
2 18 (26.87%) Linux
2 18 (26.87%) UNIX
3 4 (5.97%) Android
4 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (80.60%) Software Engineering
2 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.88%) Information Security
4 11 (16.42%) Requirements Engineering
5 9 (13.43%) Product Management
6 8 (11.94%) OO
7 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.96%) OOP
7 6 (8.96%) Software Architecture
8 5 (7.46%) Project Management
9 4 (5.97%) Use Case
9 4 (5.97%) Multithreading
9 4 (5.97%) Manual Testing
9 4 (5.97%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.97%) Memory Management
10 3 (4.48%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (2.99%) Scrum
11 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2
11 2 (2.99%) OOD
11 2 (2.99%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 44 (65.67%) C
2 41 (61.19%) C++
3 27 (40.30%) Python
4 26 (38.81%) C#
5 17 (25.37%) Java
6 15 (22.39%) Assembly Language
7 7 (10.45%) Embedded C
8 3 (4.48%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.99%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.99%) Perl
9 2 (2.99%) SQL
10 1 (1.49%) Ruby
10 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (43.28%) Degree
2 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) PhD
4 4 (5.97%) ISEB
4 4 (5.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.99%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.37%) ISO 9000
2 3 (4.48%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.48%) EMC
3 2 (2.99%) Apple
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