The first table below looks at the demand for Embedded Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 31 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 of the Operating Systems category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 234 215 237
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +22
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 29 42 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.36% 0.55% 0.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.29% 1.84% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 29
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +36.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Operating Systems Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2243 2288 2604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.13% 29.94% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1839 1922 2149
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Linux across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Embedded Linux
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Linux across the East of England region.

Embedded Linux Salary Trend in the East of England

Embedded Linux
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Linux across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Embedded Linux Salary Histogram in the East of England

Embedded Linux
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 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
Cambridgeshire +6 20 £50,000 +11.11% 20
Hertfordshire -13 4 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Suffolk - 3 £45,000 -
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Embedded Linux 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 Linux.

1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (72.92%) C
3 22 (45.83%) Software Engineering
4 21 (43.75%) Device Driver
5 16 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 14 (29.17%) HTTP
7 13 (27.08%) IGMP
8 12 (25.00%) JTAG
8 12 (25.00%) C++
8 12 (25.00%) Wireless
9 11 (22.92%) Streaming Video
9 11 (22.92%) MPEG
9 11 (22.92%) RTSP
10 10 (20.83%) Android
11 9 (18.75%) Scrum
12 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
12 8 (16.67%) Open Source
12 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (14.58%) Degree
13 7 (14.58%) Qt
13 7 (14.58%) Electronics
13 7 (14.58%) Flash
13 7 (14.58%) Android Development
14 6 (12.50%) UML
14 6 (12.50%) GPRS
14 6 (12.50%) Smart Meter
14 6 (12.50%) Integration Testing
15 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
15 5 (10.42%) Embedded C
16 4 (8.33%) Perl

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Embedded Linux 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 Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Project
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.17%) HTTP
2 13 (27.08%) IGMP
3 12 (25.00%) Wireless
4 11 (22.92%) RTSP
5 6 (12.50%) GPRS
6 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.25%) VLAN
7 3 (6.25%) Internet
7 3 (6.25%) RTP
7 3 (6.25%) DHCP
8 2 (4.17%) SNMP
8 2 (4.17%) VoIP
8 2 (4.17%) PBX
8 2 (4.17%) RTCP
8 2 (4.17%) Q.931
9 1 (2.08%) 4G
9 1 (2.08%) UPnP
9 1 (2.08%) Network Security
9 1 (2.08%) DVB
9 1 (2.08%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.17%) GCC
2 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (14.58%) Electronics
3 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.25%) Finance
4 3 (6.25%) Automotive
5 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Software Engineer
2 14 (29.17%) Developer
3 11 (22.92%) Senior Software Engineer
4 10 (20.83%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 4 (8.33%) Embedded C Developer
6 4 (8.33%) C Developer
6 4 (8.33%) RF Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Hardware Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Design Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Software Design Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Mobile Software Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) Qt
1 7 (14.58%) Flash
2 2 (4.17%) HTML
2 2 (4.17%) XML
2 2 (4.17%) POSIX
2 2 (4.17%) WebRTC
2 2 (4.17%) FreeSWITCH
2 2 (4.17%) GTK+
2 2 (4.17%) HTML5
3 1 (2.08%) Android SDK
3 1 (2.08%) JNI
3 1 (2.08%) JSON
3 1 (2.08%) Google Maps API
3 1 (2.08%) Middleware
3 1 (2.08%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (43.75%) Device Driver
2 11 (22.92%) Streaming Video
2 11 (22.92%) MPEG
3 8 (16.67%) Open Source
4 6 (12.50%) Smart Meter
5 4 (8.33%) DTV
5 4 (8.33%) STB
5 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
6 3 (6.25%) CAN bus
6 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 3 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (6.25%) IPTV
6 3 (6.25%) ASIC
6 3 (6.25%) Firmware
7 2 (4.17%) Handset
8 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (20.83%) Android
3 4 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.17%) Windows
4 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.17%) uClinux
5 1 (2.08%) OpenWrt
5 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Software Engineering
2 16 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 9 (18.75%) Scrum
4 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.58%) Android Development
6 6 (12.50%) UML
6 6 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (6.25%) Video Processing
8 3 (6.25%) Code Coverage
9 2 (4.17%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.17%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.17%) Image Processing
9 2 (4.17%) iOS Development
10 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.08%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (2.08%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (72.92%) C
2 12 (25.00%) C++
3 5 (10.42%) Embedded C
4 4 (8.33%) Perl
4 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.25%) Java
6 2 (4.17%) Embedded C++
6 2 (4.17%) Python
7 1 (2.08%) Ruby
7 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) JTAG
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) Wind River
2 1 (2.08%) Google
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