The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Systems
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 71 112 89
Rank change year-on-year +41 -23  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 35 3 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.91% 0.20% 1.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.77% 0.45% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 26 2 19
Median salary £55,000 £68,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +44.73%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Embedded Systems is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 607 666 664
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 50.54% 45.28% 46.18%
Number of salaries quoted 444 484 509
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Embedded Systems as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Systems in Cambridge

Embedded Systems
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Embedded Systems in Cambridge

Embedded Systems
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Systems in Cambridge over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded Systems in Cambridge

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Embedded Systems 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 Systems.

1 31 (64.58%) Python
2 29 (60.42%) Wireless
3 27 (56.25%) Degree
4 25 (52.08%) Mathematics
4 25 (52.08%) C
4 25 (52.08%) C++
5 24 (50.00%) Firmware
6 20 (41.67%) Configuration Management
6 20 (41.67%) Telecoms
7 19 (39.58%) Software Engineering
8 18 (37.50%) Computer Science
9 17 (35.42%) Automated Testing
10 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (33.33%) Electronics
10 16 (33.33%) Bluetooth
11 15 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (29.17%) Test Automation
13 13 (27.08%) Test Scripting
13 13 (27.08%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (27.08%) Jenkins
14 11 (22.92%) Perl
15 10 (20.83%) POSIX
15 10 (20.83%) Computer Architecture
15 10 (20.83%) Embedded Software Development
16 8 (16.67%) Android
16 8 (16.67%) Windows
17 7 (14.58%) Apple iOS
18 6 (12.50%) Java
19 5 (10.42%) Software Architecture
19 5 (10.42%) Mentoring

Embedded Systems
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.17%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (60.42%) Wireless
2 16 (33.33%) Bluetooth
3 15 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.08%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.33%) CppUnit
3 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 16 (33.33%) Electronics
3 4 (8.33%) Finance
4 3 (6.25%) Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Publishing
5 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 15 (31.25%) Software Engineer
3 14 (29.17%) Development Engineer
3 14 (29.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 14 (29.17%) Systems Test Engineer
3 14 (29.17%) Test Development Engineer
3 14 (29.17%) Test Engineer
4 11 (22.92%) Graduate
4 11 (22.92%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
4 11 (22.92%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Android Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Electronics Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Field Applications Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) iOS Android Developer
8 2 (4.17%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) POSIX
2 4 (8.33%) HTML
2 4 (8.33%) HTML5
3 3 (6.25%) WebKit
3 3 (6.25%) XML
4 2 (4.17%) OpenCL
4 2 (4.17%) OpenGL
5 1 (2.08%) MFC
5 1 (2.08%) Qt
5 1 (2.08%) Qt Quick
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 13 (27.08%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.25%) Data Structures
4 3 (6.25%) Smartphone
5 2 (4.17%) ASIC
5 2 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (4.17%) VHDL
6 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.08%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Android
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Apple iOS
3 4 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Mathematics
2 20 (41.67%) Configuration Management
3 19 (39.58%) Software Engineering
4 17 (35.42%) Automated Testing
5 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (29.17%) Test Automation
7 13 (27.08%) Test Scripting
8 10 (20.83%) Computer Architecture
8 10 (20.83%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.42%) Software Architecture
10 3 (6.25%) Android Development
10 3 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
11 2 (4.17%) Digital Signal Processing
11 2 (4.17%) iOS Development
11 2 (4.17%) Multithreading
11 2 (4.17%) Schematic Capture
11 2 (4.17%) Scrum
11 2 (4.17%) Signal Processing
12 1 (2.08%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 31 (64.58%) Python
2 25 (52.08%) C
2 25 (52.08%) C++
3 11 (22.92%) Perl
4 6 (12.50%) Java
5 3 (6.25%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.17%) Embedded C
6 2 (4.17%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.17%) Scala
7 1 (2.08%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.08%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 27 (56.25%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) PhD
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 24 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) Xamarin
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