The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 218 202 247
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +45
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 47 41 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.59% 0.60% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.19% 1.99% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 40 37 30
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £33,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Embedded Linux
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2142 2058 2625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 26.82% 30.01% 29.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1715 1694 2196
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
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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 -3 44 £50,000 - 12
Hertfordshire -20 2 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Essex -17 1 £35,000 -39.13%
Embedded Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 74 (100.00%) Linux
2 57 (77.03%) C
3 38 (51.35%) Software Engineering
4 28 (37.84%) Device Driver
5 27 (36.49%) C++
6 24 (32.43%) Python
7 22 (29.73%) Android
8 21 (28.38%) Java
9 19 (25.68%) Embedded C
10 17 (22.97%) Smart Meter
10 17 (22.97%) Degree
11 16 (21.62%) Wireless
12 14 (18.92%) Perl
13 11 (14.86%) GCC
13 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
14 9 (12.16%) Open Source
14 9 (12.16%) Algorithms
15 8 (10.81%) ZigBee
15 8 (10.81%) C#
16 7 (9.46%) Windows
16 7 (9.46%) Shell Script
16 7 (9.46%) 802.15
16 7 (9.46%) Automotive
16 7 (9.46%) Data Structures
16 7 (9.46%) Android Development
17 6 (8.11%) Bash Shell
17 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
17 6 (8.11%) Internet
17 6 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
18 5 (6.76%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (2.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Simulink
2 1 (1.35%) MS Project
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.62%) Wireless
2 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.81%) ZigBee
4 7 (9.46%) 802.15
5 6 (8.11%) Internet
5 6 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (6.76%) Ethernet
6 5 (6.76%) VoIP
7 4 (5.41%) HTTP
7 4 (5.41%) IGMP
8 3 (4.05%) VLAN
8 3 (4.05%) DHCP
9 2 (2.70%) GPRS
9 2 (2.70%) PBX
9 2 (2.70%) SNMP
9 2 (2.70%) 3G
9 2 (2.70%) RTCP
9 2 (2.70%) RTP
9 2 (2.70%) Q.931
9 2 (2.70%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (14.86%) GCC
2 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.35%) Subversion
3 1 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 7 (9.46%) Automotive
2 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.76%) Finance
4 4 (5.41%) Electronics
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (44.59%) Software Engineer
2 25 (33.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 15 (20.27%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (16.22%) Team Leader
5 11 (14.86%) Development Manager
5 11 (14.86%) Software Team Leader
6 10 (13.51%) Development Team Leader
7 7 (9.46%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Software Development Team Leader
8 6 (8.11%) Software Manager
8 6 (8.11%) Software Development Manager
8 6 (8.11%) Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Test Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Design Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Mobile Software Engineer
11 3 (4.05%) Embedded C Engineer
12 2 (2.70%) Software Developer
12 2 (2.70%) Software Design Engineer
12 2 (2.70%) C++ Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) Qt
2 4 (5.41%) GTK+
3 3 (4.05%) Middleware
4 2 (2.70%) HTML5
4 2 (2.70%) FreeSWITCH
4 2 (2.70%) WebRTC
4 2 (2.70%) HTML
4 2 (2.70%) XML
4 2 (2.70%) Flash
4 2 (2.70%) POSIX
5 1 (1.35%) CGI
5 1 (1.35%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 28 (37.84%) Device Driver
2 17 (22.97%) Smart Meter
3 9 (12.16%) Open Source
3 9 (12.16%) Algorithms
4 7 (9.46%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.05%) CAN bus
5 3 (4.05%) STB
5 3 (4.05%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.70%) MPEG
6 2 (2.70%) iPad
6 2 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.35%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.35%) User Experience
7 1 (1.35%) ASIC
7 1 (1.35%) DTV
7 1 (1.35%) Handset
7 1 (1.35%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (29.73%) Android
3 7 (9.46%) Windows
4 5 (6.76%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.70%) uClinux
6 1 (1.35%) OpenWrt
6 1 (1.35%) Tizen
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (51.35%) Software Engineering
2 7 (9.46%) Android Development
3 5 (6.76%) Mentoring
3 5 (6.76%) Multithreading
3 5 (6.76%) Time Management
4 4 (5.41%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (4.05%) Video Processing
5 3 (4.05%) Integration Testing
5 3 (4.05%) UML
5 3 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.70%) Project Planning
6 2 (2.70%) Image Processing
6 2 (2.70%) Product Management
6 2 (2.70%) High Availability
6 2 (2.70%) Scrum
6 2 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.35%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.35%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.35%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (77.03%) C
2 27 (36.49%) C++
3 24 (32.43%) Python
4 21 (28.38%) Java
5 19 (25.68%) Embedded C
6 14 (18.92%) Perl
7 8 (10.81%) C#
8 7 (9.46%) Shell Script
9 6 (8.11%) Bash Shell
10 3 (4.05%) Objective-C
10 3 (4.05%) Embedded C++
11 2 (2.70%) Assembly Language
11 2 (2.70%) Tcl
11 2 (2.70%) Ruby
11 2 (2.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (22.97%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (6.76%) Wind River
2 2 (2.70%) VMware
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