Period
to 19 September 2018

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 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 130 112
Rank change year-on-year -11 -18 +22
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 17 46 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.70% 1.70% 1.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.28% 3.07% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 12 40 32
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% -21.15%
10th Percentile £40,250 £32,150 £37,500
90th Percentile £71,625 £60,000 £67,125
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Embedded Systems is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,331 1,500 1,243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 54.62% 55.60% 52.07%
Number of salaries quoted 885 1,139 996
Cambridge median annual salary £48,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Embedded Systems in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT jobs citing Embedded Systems also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 12 (70.59%) C
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) Embedded C
3 8 (47.06%) Python
3 8 (47.06%) C++
3 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
4 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
4 7 (41.18%) Mathematics
4 7 (41.18%) Physics
5 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (35.29%) Embedded C++
6 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) Statistics
6 5 (29.41%) Linux Kernel Development
6 5 (29.41%) Life Science
6 5 (29.41%) Data Science
7 4 (23.53%) Degree
8 3 (17.65%) Firmware
8 3 (17.65%) Device Driver
8 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
8 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
9 2 (11.76%) Bluetooth
9 2 (11.76%) PhD
9 2 (11.76%) Wireless
9 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
9 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
9 2 (11.76%) Low Latency
9 2 (11.76%) Embedded Linux

Embedded Systems
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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) Bluetooth
2 2 (11.76%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) C Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Embedded C Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Bluetooth Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Firmware Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
2 5 (29.41%) Life Science
3 3 (17.65%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Mathematics
1 7 (41.18%) Physics
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 5 (29.41%) Data Science
2 5 (29.41%) Linux Kernel Development
2 5 (29.41%) Statistics
3 2 (11.76%) Low Latency
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Vision
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) Machine Learning
4 1 (5.88%) Schematic Capture
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C
2 10 (58.82%) Embedded C
3 8 (47.06%) C++
3 8 (47.06%) Python
4 6 (35.29%) Embedded C++
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.88%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) PhD
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Firmware