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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 108 88 85
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 28 46 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.15% 2.05% 2.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.87% 4.97% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 71
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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
975 926 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 40.14% 41.27% 39.37%
Number of salaries quoted 711 766 988
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -22 27 £45,000 -7.21% 8
Embedded Systems
East of England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (78.87%) Software Engineering
2 47 (66.20%) C
3 42 (59.15%) C++
4 31 (43.66%) Degree
5 28 (39.44%) Computer Science
5 28 (39.44%) Python
6 27 (38.03%) C#
6 27 (38.03%) Mathematics
7 22 (30.99%) Windows
8 21 (29.58%) Linux
9 20 (28.17%) Cryptography
10 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (26.76%) Wireless
11 18 (25.35%) Electronics
11 18 (25.35%) UNIX
11 18 (25.35%) Java
12 17 (23.94%) ISO 9000
12 17 (23.94%) PKI
13 16 (22.54%) Information Security
13 16 (22.54%) Internet
14 13 (18.31%) Assembly Language
14 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
15 12 (16.90%) Firmware
15 12 (16.90%) Device Driver
16 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
16 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
16 11 (15.49%) Requirements Engineering
16 11 (15.49%) OpenStack
16 11 (15.49%) CloudStack
17 10 (14.08%) .NET

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (15.49%) OpenStack
1 11 (15.49%) CloudStack
2 5 (7.04%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Office
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.82%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.76%) Wireless
2 16 (22.54%) Internet
3 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
4 7 (9.86%) Ethernet
5 4 (5.63%) Bluetooth
5 4 (5.63%) Broadband
5 4 (5.63%) 3G
6 3 (4.23%) GSM
6 3 (4.23%) TETRA
7 2 (2.82%) ZigBee
8 1 (1.41%) 4G
8 1 (1.41%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) Hadoop
1 5 (7.04%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Subversion
2 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (25.35%) Electronics
2 8 (11.27%) Military
3 5 (7.04%) Multimedia
3 5 (7.04%) Automotive
4 3 (4.23%) Marketing
4 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (57.75%) Software Engineer
2 10 (14.08%) Senior Software Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Test Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.45%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Lead Software Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Firmware Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Test Development Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Software Project Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Software Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Development Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Design Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Electronics Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Design Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) .NET
2 5 (7.04%) HTML
2 5 (7.04%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (5.63%) WinForms
4 3 (4.23%) OpenGL
5 2 (2.82%) MFC
5 2 (2.82%) CSS
5 2 (2.82%) WebKit
6 1 (1.41%) OpenGL ES
6 1 (1.41%) XML
6 1 (1.41%) CGI
6 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (39.44%) Computer Science
2 27 (38.03%) Mathematics
3 20 (28.17%) Cryptography
4 17 (23.94%) PKI
5 12 (16.90%) Device Driver
5 12 (16.90%) Firmware
6 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
7 4 (5.63%) Open Source
7 4 (5.63%) Physics
7 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (4.23%) User Experience
8 3 (4.23%) VHDL
8 3 (4.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (2.82%) PMI
9 2 (2.82%) iPhone
9 2 (2.82%) IPTV
10 1 (1.41%) Statistics
10 1 (1.41%) Applied Mathematics
10 1 (1.41%) Telematics
10 1 (1.41%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.99%) Windows
2 21 (29.58%) Linux
3 18 (25.35%) UNIX
4 4 (5.63%) Android
5 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (78.87%) Software Engineering
2 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (22.54%) Information Security
4 11 (15.49%) Requirements Engineering
5 9 (12.68%) Product Management
6 8 (11.27%) OO
7 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.45%) OOP
7 6 (8.45%) Memory Management
8 5 (7.04%) Software Architecture
8 5 (7.04%) Project Management
9 4 (5.63%) Use Case
9 4 (5.63%) Multithreading
9 4 (5.63%) Manual Testing
9 4 (5.63%) Test Automation
10 3 (4.23%) Scrum
10 3 (4.23%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (4.23%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.82%) Agile Project Management
11 2 (2.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 47 (66.20%) C
2 42 (59.15%) C++
3 28 (39.44%) Python
4 27 (38.03%) C#
5 18 (25.35%) Java
6 13 (18.31%) Assembly Language
7 4 (5.63%) Objective-C
7 4 (5.63%) Embedded C
8 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.23%) Perl
9 2 (2.82%) SQL
9 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (43.66%) Degree
2 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (5.63%) PhD
3 4 (5.63%) ISEB
4 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (23.94%) ISO 9000
2 3 (4.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Xen
1 1 (1.41%) XenServer
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.23%) EMC
3 2 (2.82%) Apple
4 1 (1.41%) Citrix
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