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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 229 195 251
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +56
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 31 47 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 0.67% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.44% 2.16% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 27 45 30
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £52,750
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
2157 2180 2773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.97% 31.07% 30.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1728 1830 2314
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -16 26 £50,000 - 13
Hertfordshire -19 6 £53,750 -
Norfolk - 2 £60,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £60,000 -
Essex -10 1 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Embedded Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (69.09%) C
3 24 (43.64%) Software Engineering
4 18 (32.73%) Device Driver
4 18 (32.73%) C++
5 14 (25.45%) Wireless
6 12 (21.82%) Python
7 11 (20.00%) Android
8 10 (18.18%) Smart Meter
8 10 (18.18%) Degree
8 10 (18.18%) Java
8 10 (18.18%) Embedded C
9 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
9 9 (16.36%) GCC
10 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
11 7 (12.73%) Android Development
12 6 (10.91%) Qt
12 6 (10.91%) Shell Script
12 6 (10.91%) Finance
12 6 (10.91%) Electronics
12 6 (10.91%) Internet
12 6 (10.91%) GPRS
12 6 (10.91%) Perl
13 5 (9.09%) UML
13 5 (9.09%) VoIP
13 5 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (9.09%) Automotive
13 5 (9.09%) Integration Testing
13 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
13 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (3.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Simulink
2 1 (1.82%) MS Project
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.45%) Wireless
2 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.91%) Internet
3 6 (10.91%) GPRS
4 5 (9.09%) VoIP
4 5 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (7.27%) HTTP
6 3 (5.45%) DHCP
6 3 (5.45%) 802.15
6 3 (5.45%) RTP
6 3 (5.45%) ZigBee
6 3 (5.45%) VLAN
6 3 (5.45%) IGMP
7 2 (3.64%) LTE
7 2 (3.64%) 4G
7 2 (3.64%) Q.931
7 2 (3.64%) RTCP
7 2 (3.64%) 3G
7 2 (3.64%) 2G
7 2 (3.64%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) GCC
2 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Electronics
3 5 (9.09%) Automotive
4 2 (3.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Software Engineer
2 17 (30.91%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Developer
5 7 (12.73%) Team Leader
6 6 (10.91%) Hardware Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Design Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Software Team Leader
8 4 (7.27%) RF Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Development Manager
9 3 (5.45%) Software Development Team Leader
9 3 (5.45%) Development Team Leader
9 3 (5.45%) Embedded C Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Hardware Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Platform Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Mobile Developer
10 2 (3.64%) C++ Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) Qt
2 4 (7.27%) GTK+
3 3 (5.45%) Middleware
4 2 (3.64%) WebRTC
4 2 (3.64%) FreeSWITCH
4 2 (3.64%) HTML5
4 2 (3.64%) POSIX
4 2 (3.64%) XML
4 2 (3.64%) HTML
5 1 (1.82%) CGI
5 1 (1.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Device Driver
2 10 (18.18%) Smart Meter
3 4 (7.27%) Open Source
4 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.45%) STB
4 3 (5.45%) CAN bus
4 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.45%) Data Structures
4 3 (5.45%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.64%) iPad
6 1 (1.82%) MPEG
6 1 (1.82%) Handset
6 1 (1.82%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.82%) DTV
6 1 (1.82%) ASIC
6 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (20.00%) Android
3 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.64%) uClinux
4 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.64%) Windows
5 1 (1.82%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Software Engineering
2 7 (12.73%) Android Development
3 5 (9.09%) UML
3 5 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 4 (7.27%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (7.27%) Multithreading
5 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.45%) Video Processing
6 2 (3.64%) iOS Development
6 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.64%) High Availability
6 2 (3.64%) Product Management
6 2 (3.64%) Image Processing
6 2 (3.64%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.64%) Scrum
7 1 (1.82%) Code Coverage
7 1 (1.82%) Change Management
7 1 (1.82%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (69.09%) C
2 18 (32.73%) C++
3 12 (21.82%) Python
4 10 (18.18%) Java
4 10 (18.18%) Embedded C
5 6 (10.91%) Shell Script
5 6 (10.91%) Perl
6 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.64%) MATLAB
7 2 (3.64%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.64%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.64%) C#
8 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Wind River
2 2 (3.64%) VMware
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