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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 216 206 231
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +25
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 36 34 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.50% 0.51% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.89% 1.78% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 33 29 27
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 £37,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,200 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -1.23%
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
1903 1905 2522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 26.31% 28.85% 29.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1547 1590 2118
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £57,500 £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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 +8 35 £51,250 +2.50% 26
Bedfordshire - 1 £50,000 - 2
Embedded Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 50 (74.63%) C
3 37 (55.22%) Software Engineering
4 25 (37.31%) Device Driver
5 24 (35.82%) C++
5 24 (35.82%) Android
6 23 (34.33%) Java
6 23 (34.33%) Python
7 21 (31.34%) Embedded C
8 15 (22.39%) Wireless
8 15 (22.39%) Degree
8 15 (22.39%) Smart Meter
9 14 (20.90%) Perl
10 10 (14.93%) GCC
10 10 (14.93%) C#
11 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
11 9 (13.43%) Algorithms
11 9 (13.43%) ZigBee
11 9 (13.43%) Open Source
12 7 (10.45%) 802.15
12 7 (10.45%) Windows
12 7 (10.45%) Time Management
12 7 (10.45%) Data Structures
12 7 (10.45%) Apple iOS
13 6 (8.96%) Bash Shell
13 6 (8.96%) Shell Script
13 6 (8.96%) Ethernet
13 6 (8.96%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (7.46%) Internet
14 5 (7.46%) Automotive

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.39%) Wireless
2 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
2 9 (13.43%) ZigBee
3 7 (10.45%) 802.15
4 6 (8.96%) Ethernet
4 6 (8.96%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (7.46%) Internet
6 4 (5.97%) VoIP
7 2 (2.99%) Bluetooth
7 2 (2.99%) 3G
7 2 (2.99%) HTTP
7 2 (2.99%) 2G
7 2 (2.99%) IGMP
7 2 (2.99%) LTE
7 2 (2.99%) 4G
8 1 (1.49%) NFC
8 1 (1.49%) RTSP
8 1 (1.49%) VLAN
8 1 (1.49%) RTCP
8 1 (1.49%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) GCC
2 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 5 (7.46%) Automotive
2 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.97%) Finance
3 3 (4.48%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (47.76%) Software Engineer
2 24 (35.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 12 (17.91%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (14.93%) Software Team Leader
4 10 (14.93%) Development Manager
4 10 (14.93%) Team Leader
4 10 (14.93%) Development Team Leader
5 8 (11.94%) Test Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Software Development Team Leader
7 6 (8.96%) Mobile Software Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Software Manager
8 5 (7.46%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Software Development Manager
9 4 (5.97%) Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Design Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) Embedded C Engineer
11 2 (2.99%) C++ Team Leader
12 1 (1.49%) Software Developer
12 1 (1.49%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) GTK+
2 2 (2.99%) Flash
2 2 (2.99%) Middleware
3 1 (1.49%) Qt
3 1 (1.49%) POSIX
3 1 (1.49%) HTML
3 1 (1.49%) XML
3 1 (1.49%) HTML5
3 1 (1.49%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (1.49%) WebRTC
3 1 (1.49%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 25 (37.31%) Device Driver
2 15 (22.39%) Smart Meter
3 9 (13.43%) Algorithms
3 9 (13.43%) Open Source
4 7 (10.45%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.99%) iPad
5 2 (2.99%) STB
5 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.49%) User Experience
6 1 (1.49%) MPEG
6 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (35.82%) Android
3 7 (10.45%) Apple iOS
3 7 (10.45%) Windows
4 1 (1.49%) Tizen
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.49%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (55.22%) Software Engineering
2 7 (10.45%) Time Management
3 5 (7.46%) Android Development
4 4 (5.97%) Multithreading
4 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.99%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (2.99%) Product Management
5 2 (2.99%) High Availability
5 2 (2.99%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (1.49%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.49%) Integration Testing
6 1 (1.49%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.49%) UML
6 1 (1.49%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (74.63%) C
2 24 (35.82%) C++
3 23 (34.33%) Java
3 23 (34.33%) Python
4 21 (31.34%) Embedded C
5 14 (20.90%) Perl
6 10 (14.93%) C#
7 6 (8.96%) Shell Script
7 6 (8.96%) Bash Shell
8 5 (7.46%) Objective-C
8 5 (7.46%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.99%) Assembly Language
9 2 (2.99%) Tcl
9 2 (2.99%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (5.97%) Wind River
2 2 (2.99%) VMware
3 1 (1.49%) Sun
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