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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 96 96 84
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 44 39 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.76% 1.77% 2.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.36% 4.08% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 61
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £38,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
1009 957 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 40.28% 43.42% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 701 763 1033
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +7 43 £50,000 +3.09% 14
Embedded Systems
East of England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 65 (84.42%) Software Engineering
2 52 (67.53%) C
3 49 (63.64%) Degree
4 44 (57.14%) C++
5 42 (54.55%) Computer Science
6 37 (48.05%) Mathematics
6 37 (48.05%) C#
7 36 (46.75%) Python
8 31 (40.26%) Cryptography
9 30 (38.96%) Windows
10 27 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (33.77%) Linux
12 25 (32.47%) Information Security
13 24 (31.17%) UNIX
13 24 (31.17%) ISO 9000
14 23 (29.87%) Internet
15 22 (28.57%) Java
16 20 (25.97%) PKI
17 18 (23.38%) Electronics
18 15 (19.48%) Wireless
18 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
18 15 (19.48%) Security Cleared
18 15 (19.48%) OpenStack
18 15 (19.48%) CloudStack
19 13 (16.88%) Requirements Engineering
19 13 (16.88%) Device Driver
20 12 (15.58%) .NET
21 11 (14.29%) Memory Management
21 11 (14.29%) Product Management
21 11 (14.29%) Assembly Language

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 15 (19.48%) OpenStack
1 15 (19.48%) CloudStack
2 7 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Office
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.60%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.87%) Internet
2 15 (19.48%) Wireless
3 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.49%) 3G
5 4 (5.19%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.90%) Broadband
6 3 (3.90%) GSM
7 2 (2.60%) Bluetooth
7 2 (2.60%) 2G
7 2 (2.60%) ZigBee
7 2 (2.60%) 4G
8 1 (1.30%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 7 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Subversion
2 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (23.38%) Electronics
2 9 (11.69%) Military
3 4 (5.19%) Multimedia
3 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.19%) Automotive
4 3 (3.90%) Marketing
5 2 (2.60%) Finance
Job Titles
1 49 (63.64%) Software Engineer
2 15 (19.48%) Senior Software Engineer
3 12 (15.58%) Test Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Lead Software Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Development Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Test Development Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Electronics Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Senior Design Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Design Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.58%) .NET
2 7 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (6.49%) HTML
4 3 (3.90%) WinForms
5 2 (2.60%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.60%) J2EE
5 2 (2.60%) MFC
5 2 (2.60%) XML
5 2 (2.60%) CGI
6 1 (1.30%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.30%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 42 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 37 (48.05%) Mathematics
3 31 (40.26%) Cryptography
4 20 (25.97%) PKI
5 13 (16.88%) Device Driver
6 9 (11.69%) Management Information System
7 5 (6.49%) Open Source
7 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.90%) Algorithms
8 3 (3.90%) User Experience
8 3 (3.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (2.60%) VHDL
9 2 (2.60%) PMI
9 2 (2.60%) Physics
10 1 (1.30%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 30 (38.96%) Windows
2 26 (33.77%) Linux
3 24 (31.17%) UNIX
4 2 (2.60%) Android
4 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (84.42%) Software Engineering
2 27 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (32.47%) Information Security
4 13 (16.88%) Requirements Engineering
5 11 (14.29%) Memory Management
5 11 (14.29%) Product Management
6 9 (11.69%) OOP
6 9 (11.69%) OO
6 9 (11.69%) E-Commerce
7 8 (10.39%) Data Protection
8 7 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 7 (9.09%) Software Architecture
9 4 (5.19%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.19%) Manual Testing
9 4 (5.19%) Use Case
10 3 (3.90%) Multithreading
11 2 (2.60%) Web Development
11 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2
11 2 (2.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (67.53%) C
2 44 (57.14%) C++
3 37 (48.05%) C#
4 36 (46.75%) Python
5 22 (28.57%) Java
6 11 (14.29%) Assembly Language
7 3 (3.90%) Objective-C
7 3 (3.90%) SQL
7 3 (3.90%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.60%) Perl
8 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (63.64%) Degree
2 15 (19.48%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (5.19%) ISEB
4 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.60%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (31.17%) ISO 9000
2 3 (3.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (12.99%) Firmware
2 4 (5.19%) Xen
2 4 (5.19%) XenServer
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) Citrix
3 3 (3.90%) EMC
4 2 (2.60%) Apple
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