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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 96 90 89
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 36 42 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.66% 1.89% 2.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.02% 3.88% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 26 41 47
Average salary £53,750 £42,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.47% -12.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £53,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
895 1082 923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 41.23% 48.72% 35.36%
Number of salaries quoted 689 895 778
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 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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 -3 35 £60,000 +41.17% 12
Embedded Systems
East of England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 64 (73.56%) C
2 57 (65.52%) Software Engineering
3 53 (60.92%) Python
4 51 (58.62%) Degree
5 47 (54.02%) Computer Science
6 40 (45.98%) C++
7 36 (41.38%) C#
8 34 (39.08%) Mathematics
9 28 (32.18%) Linux
10 27 (31.03%) Cryptography
11 26 (29.89%) Information Security
12 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (22.99%) Data Protection
14 19 (21.84%) Java
15 18 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
16 17 (19.54%) Windows
16 17 (19.54%) Internet
17 15 (17.24%) Mentoring
18 14 (16.09%) Wireless
18 14 (16.09%) Device Driver
19 12 (13.79%) Memory Management
20 11 (12.64%) UNIX
20 11 (12.64%) ISO 9000
20 11 (12.64%) Assembly Language
20 11 (12.64%) Firmware
21 10 (11.49%) .NET
21 10 (11.49%) JavaScript
21 10 (11.49%) 3G
22 9 (10.34%) Electronics
22 9 (10.34%) PHP

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 6 (6.90%) OpenStack
1 6 (6.90%) CloudStack
2 2 (2.30%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Maya
1 1 (1.15%) 3ds Max
1 1 (1.15%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.54%) Internet
2 14 (16.09%) Wireless
3 10 (11.49%) 3G
4 8 (9.20%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.05%) GSM
6 3 (3.45%) 2G
6 3 (3.45%) 4G
7 2 (2.30%) Bluetooth
7 2 (2.30%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.15%) 3GPP
8 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.15%) ZigBee
8 1 (1.15%) LTE
8 1 (1.15%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
1 2 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.15%) JIRA
General
1 9 (10.34%) Electronics
2 5 (5.75%) Automotive
2 5 (5.75%) Marketing
3 3 (3.45%) Finance
4 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Military
5 1 (1.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (41.38%) Software Engineer
2 25 (28.74%) Test Engineer
3 17 (19.54%) Integration Engineer
3 17 (19.54%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 11 (12.64%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (12.64%) Senior Software Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) Team Leader
5 9 (10.34%) Software Team Leader
6 7 (8.05%) Design Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Electronics Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Software Test Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 2 (2.30%) Lead Software Engineer
11 1 (1.15%) Programmer
11 1 (1.15%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 1 (1.15%) Project Manager
11 1 (1.15%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.49%) .NET
2 5 (5.75%) WinForms
3 4 (4.60%) HTML
4 2 (2.30%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (2.30%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.30%) CGI
4 2 (2.30%) J2EE
5 1 (1.15%) XML
5 1 (1.15%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.15%) OpenGL ES
5 1 (1.15%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 47 (54.02%) Computer Science
2 34 (39.08%) Mathematics
3 27 (31.03%) Cryptography
4 14 (16.09%) Device Driver
5 6 (6.90%) Internet of Things
6 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.75%) Open Source
7 3 (3.45%) Telematics
7 3 (3.45%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (3.45%) PKI
8 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.15%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.15%) VHDL
9 1 (1.15%) Verilog
9 1 (1.15%) Smartcard
9 1 (1.15%) DTV
9 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.15%) User Experience
9 1 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.18%) Linux
2 17 (19.54%) Windows
3 11 (12.64%) UNIX
4 2 (2.30%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.30%) Android
5 1 (1.15%) Tizen
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (65.52%) Software Engineering
2 26 (29.89%) Information Security
3 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (22.99%) Data Protection
5 18 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
6 15 (17.24%) Mentoring
7 12 (13.79%) Memory Management
8 9 (10.34%) Project Planning
9 6 (6.90%) Scrum
10 5 (5.75%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.75%) OOP
10 5 (5.75%) OO
11 2 (2.30%) Software Testing
11 2 (2.30%) Web Development
11 2 (2.30%) Software Architecture
11 2 (2.30%) Line Management
11 2 (2.30%) Multithreading
11 2 (2.30%) Product Management
11 2 (2.30%) Requirements Engineering
11 2 (2.30%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (73.56%) C
2 53 (60.92%) Python
3 40 (45.98%) C++
4 36 (41.38%) C#
5 19 (21.84%) Java
6 11 (12.64%) Assembly Language
7 10 (11.49%) JavaScript
8 9 (10.34%) PHP
9 5 (5.75%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.30%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.30%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.30%) SQL
10 2 (2.30%) Perl
11 1 (1.15%) GLSL
11 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (58.62%) Degree
2 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) PhD
3 1 (1.15%) VCP4
3 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.64%) ISO 9000
2 7 (8.05%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (12.64%) Firmware
2 4 (4.60%) Xen
2 4 (4.60%) XenServer
Vendors
1 7 (8.05%) EMC
2 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.60%) Citrix
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