The first 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 104 88 82
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 35 53 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.43% 2.23% 2.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.12% 7.35% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 71
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
849 721 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 34.67% 30.32% 34.89%
Number of salaries quoted 634 593 772
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Embedded Systems
East of England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -6 35 £45,000 -7.21% 7
Embedded Systems
East of England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 56 (76.71%) Software Engineering
2 53 (72.60%) C
3 48 (65.75%) C++
4 28 (38.36%) Degree
5 25 (34.25%) Python
6 24 (32.88%) Computer Science
7 23 (31.51%) Electronics
8 22 (30.14%) Mathematics
9 21 (28.77%) Wireless
10 20 (27.40%) C#
11 18 (24.66%) Windows
12 17 (23.29%) Linux
12 17 (23.29%) Assembly Language
13 16 (21.92%) Firmware
14 15 (20.55%) Cryptography
15 14 (19.18%) Java
15 14 (19.18%) UNIX
15 14 (19.18%) OO
16 13 (17.81%) ISO 9000
16 13 (17.81%) Internet
16 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (17.81%) PKI
17 11 (15.07%) Information Security
17 11 (15.07%) Device Driver
18 10 (13.70%) TCP/IP
19 9 (12.33%) Physics
19 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
19 9 (12.33%) Embedded C
20 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
20 8 (10.96%) Ethernet

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (10.96%) OpenStack
1 8 (10.96%) CloudStack
2 4 (5.48%) Apache
2 4 (5.48%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Office
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.74%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.77%) Wireless
2 13 (17.81%) Internet
3 10 (13.70%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.96%) Ethernet
5 4 (5.48%) Bluetooth
5 4 (5.48%) Broadband
6 3 (4.11%) TETRA
7 2 (2.74%) 3G
7 2 (2.74%) GSM
7 2 (2.74%) ZigBee
8 1 (1.37%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) Hadoop
1 4 (5.48%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Subversion
2 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (31.51%) Electronics
2 5 (6.85%) Military
2 5 (6.85%) Multimedia
3 4 (5.48%) Automotive
4 2 (2.74%) Marketing
4 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (49.32%) Software Engineer
2 13 (17.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (13.70%) Firmware Engineer
4 9 (12.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Embedded C Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.85%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Technical Team Leader
8 4 (5.48%) Test Development Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Documentation Manager
8 4 (5.48%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) .NET
2 5 (6.85%) OpenGL
2 5 (6.85%) HTML
3 4 (5.48%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (5.48%) WebKit
3 4 (5.48%) CSS
3 4 (5.48%) XML
4 3 (4.11%) WinForms
5 2 (2.74%) MFC
6 1 (1.37%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.88%) Computer Science
2 22 (30.14%) Mathematics
3 16 (21.92%) Firmware
4 15 (20.55%) Cryptography
5 13 (17.81%) PKI
6 11 (15.07%) Device Driver
7 9 (12.33%) Physics
8 5 (6.85%) Open Source
8 5 (6.85%) ASIC
8 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
9 4 (5.48%) VHDL
9 4 (5.48%) IPTV
9 4 (5.48%) iPhone
10 3 (4.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (2.74%) Verilog
11 2 (2.74%) Streaming Video
11 2 (2.74%) MPEG
11 2 (2.74%) PMI
12 1 (1.37%) Statistics
12 1 (1.37%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.66%) Windows
2 17 (23.29%) Linux
3 14 (19.18%) UNIX
4 6 (8.22%) Android
5 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (76.71%) Software Engineering
2 14 (19.18%) OO
3 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.07%) Information Security
5 8 (10.96%) Product Management
5 8 (10.96%) Requirements Engineering
6 5 (6.85%) Software Architecture
6 5 (6.85%) OOP
6 5 (6.85%) Project Management
6 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.85%) Multithreading
7 4 (5.48%) Manual Testing
7 4 (5.48%) Test Automation
7 4 (5.48%) Memory Management
7 4 (5.48%) Use Case
7 4 (5.48%) OOD
7 4 (5.48%) UML
7 4 (5.48%) Content Management
8 2 (2.74%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (2.74%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 53 (72.60%) C
2 48 (65.75%) C++
3 25 (34.25%) Python
4 20 (27.40%) C#
5 17 (23.29%) Assembly Language
6 14 (19.18%) Java
7 9 (12.33%) Embedded C
8 5 (6.85%) Embedded C++
9 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
10 3 (4.11%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.74%) Perl
12 1 (1.37%) SQL
12 1 (1.37%) Ruby
12 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 28 (38.36%) Degree
2 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.85%) PhD
4 4 (5.48%) ISEB
4 4 (5.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.74%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.81%) ISO 9000
2 2 (2.74%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.74%) EMC
3 1 (1.37%) Apple
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