Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Embedded Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Linux over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Linux
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 130 133
Rank change year-on-year +21 +3 -16
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 71 16 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.25% 0.73% 1.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.37% 1.94% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 64 15 28
Cambridge median annual salary £56,250 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.71% -30.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £40,250 £32,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £56,250 £86,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% -9.09%

Embedded Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 964 826 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 30.58% 37.65% 29.14%
Number of salaries quoted 704 700 702
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,000 £26,325
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Embedded Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Linux in Cambridge

Embedded Linux
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Linux in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Embedded Linux in Cambridge

Embedded Linux
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Linux in Cambridge over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Embedded Linux in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Embedded Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 67 (94.37%) C
3 57 (80.28%) Software Engineering
4 50 (70.42%) C++
5 34 (47.89%) Degree
6 28 (39.44%) Python
7 26 (36.62%) Computer Science
8 23 (32.39%) Wireless
9 22 (30.99%) Device Driver
10 20 (28.17%) Embedded C
11 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (26.76%) Scrum
12 18 (25.35%) Device Driver Development
13 16 (22.54%) Embedded Software Development
14 13 (18.31%) Embedded C++
15 11 (15.49%) SDLC
15 11 (15.49%) Yocto
15 11 (15.49%) Multithreading
15 11 (15.49%) Open Source
15 11 (15.49%) HP
15 11 (15.49%) Dell
16 10 (14.08%) Java
16 10 (14.08%) Electronics
17 9 (12.68%) Multithreaded Programming
18 8 (11.27%) 3G
18 8 (11.27%) C#
18 8 (11.27%) OpenVPN
18 8 (11.27%) 4G
19 7 (9.86%) Django
19 7 (9.86%) Project Planning

Embedded Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.41%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (32.39%) Wireless
2 8 (11.27%) 3G
2 8 (11.27%) 4G
2 8 (11.27%) OpenVPN
3 7 (9.86%) SNMP
3 7 (9.86%) WAN
3 7 (9.86%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (4.23%) Bluetooth
4 3 (4.23%) ZigBee
5 2 (2.82%) Modbus
6 1 (1.41%) Internet
6 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Selenium
2 2 (2.82%) GCC
2 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.41%) CircleCI
3 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.41%) JIRA
3 1 (1.41%) Mocha
3 1 (1.41%) Protractor
General
1 10 (14.08%) Electronics
2 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Automotive
3 1 (1.41%) Marketing
3 1 (1.41%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (88.73%) Software Engineer
2 51 (71.83%) Embedded Engineer
3 48 (67.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 43 (60.56%) Linux Engineer
5 35 (49.30%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 32 (45.07%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 27 (38.03%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 26 (36.62%) C++ Software Engineer
8 26 (36.62%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 22 (30.99%) Embedded C Engineer
10 21 (29.58%) C Software Engineer
10 21 (29.58%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 16 (22.54%) Senior Software Engineer
12 13 (18.31%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
13 12 (16.90%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
13 12 (16.90%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 12 (16.90%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
14 11 (15.49%) Development Engineer
14 11 (15.49%) Software Development Engineer
15 8 (11.27%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.49%) Yocto
2 7 (9.86%) Django
3 3 (4.23%) OpenEmbedded
4 2 (2.82%) Qt
5 1 (1.41%) GTK+
5 1 (1.41%) Node.js
5 1 (1.41%) OSGi
5 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.62%) Computer Science
2 22 (30.99%) Device Driver
3 5 (7.04%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.23%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.41%) Handset
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.82%) Windows
4 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (80.28%) Software Engineering
2 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.76%) Scrum
3 18 (25.35%) Device Driver Development
4 16 (22.54%) Embedded Software Development
5 11 (15.49%) Multithreading
5 11 (15.49%) Open Source
5 11 (15.49%) SDLC
6 9 (12.68%) Multithreaded Programming
7 7 (9.86%) Configuration Management
7 7 (9.86%) Open Source Development
7 7 (9.86%) Project Planning
8 6 (8.45%) Mathematics
8 6 (8.45%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.04%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.23%) Software Testing
11 2 (2.82%) Code Coverage
11 2 (2.82%) Integration Testing
12 1 (1.41%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 67 (94.37%) C
2 50 (70.42%) C++
3 28 (39.44%) Python
4 20 (28.17%) Embedded C
5 13 (18.31%) Embedded C++
6 10 (14.08%) Java
7 8 (11.27%) C#
8 7 (9.86%) Ruby
9 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.82%) Perl
10 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (47.89%) Degree
2 4 (5.63%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (4.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) JTAG
2 1 (1.41%) MISRA
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Firmware
2 3 (4.23%) Docker
3 1 (1.41%) iptables
3 1 (1.41%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Cobbler
1 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) Dell
1 11 (15.49%) HP
2 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.23%) Wind River