The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the 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 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 795 785 713
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -72
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 68 72 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.073% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.25% 0.27% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 57 61 140
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £35,000 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
Embedded Linux
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
27440 26588 27852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.50% 27.13% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23165 22023 23765
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in England

Embedded Linux
Salary Trend in England

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

Embedded Linux Salary Trend in England

Embedded Linux
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Linux across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Embedded Linux Salary Histogram in England

Embedded Linux
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
East of England +1 30 £50,000 +14.28% 13
South East -17 18 £49,500 +23.75% 17
London +23 10 £47,500 -20.83% 4
Yorkshire +3 4 £40,000 -8.57% 2
West Midlands -16 3 £37,750 - 4
North West -11 2 £43,750 -12.50% 2
South West -14 2 £50,750 +12.77% 8
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Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 168 (100.00%) Linux
2 120 (71.43%) C
3 101 (60.12%) C++
3 101 (60.12%) Software Engineering
4 51 (30.36%) Device Driver
5 50 (29.76%) Java
6 42 (25.00%) Embedded C
7 41 (24.40%) Degree
8 38 (22.62%) Electronics
9 34 (20.24%) Android
10 33 (19.64%) Python
11 29 (17.26%) Windows
12 28 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
13 27 (16.07%) C#
13 27 (16.07%) TCP/IP
14 25 (14.88%) Embedded C++
15 21 (12.50%) Perl
15 21 (12.50%) Algorithms
16 19 (11.31%) GCC
17 18 (10.71%) Firmware
17 18 (10.71%) Wireless
18 17 (10.12%) Subversion
19 16 (9.52%) UML
19 16 (9.52%) Git (software)
20 15 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
20 15 (8.93%) Smart Meter
21 14 (8.33%) ZigBee
22 13 (7.74%) Bash Shell
22 13 (7.74%) Visual Studio
22 13 (7.74%) .NET

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the 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 3 (1.79%) SAS
2 1 (0.60%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (2.98%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.19%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.07%) TCP/IP
2 18 (10.71%) Wireless
3 14 (8.33%) ZigBee
4 13 (7.74%) Ethernet
5 11 (6.55%) 802.15
6 7 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (3.57%) Internet
7 6 (3.57%) HTTP
7 6 (3.57%) VoIP
8 4 (2.38%) FTP
8 4 (2.38%) Bluetooth
8 4 (2.38%) VPN
8 4 (2.38%) SSL
8 4 (2.38%) Firewall
8 4 (2.38%) OpenVPN
9 3 (1.79%) X.25
9 3 (1.79%) Frame Relay
10 2 (1.19%) NFC
10 2 (1.19%) RTP
11 1 (0.60%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.98%) SQLite
2 4 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.79%) Big Data
4 1 (0.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (11.31%) GCC
2 17 (10.12%) Subversion
3 16 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 13 (7.74%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.57%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.38%) Trac
7 2 (1.19%) JIRA
8 1 (0.60%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.60%) GDB
8 1 (0.60%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.60%) VectorCAST
8 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.60%) MSTest
General
1 38 (22.62%) Electronics
2 7 (4.17%) Automotive
3 6 (3.57%) Finance
4 4 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.19%) Banking
5 2 (1.19%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.60%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) German Language
6 1 (0.60%) Games
Job Titles
1 73 (43.45%) Software Engineer
2 47 (27.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 42 (25.00%) Developer
4 28 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 28 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
5 16 (9.52%) Embedded Software Developer
6 15 (8.93%) Senior Software Engineer
7 12 (7.14%) Team Leader
7 12 (7.14%) Development Team Leader
7 12 (7.14%) Software Team Leader
8 11 (6.55%) Development Manager
9 10 (5.95%) C++ Software Engineer
10 9 (5.36%) Test Engineer
10 9 (5.36%) Software Development Team Leader
11 8 (4.76%) Software Development Manager
11 8 (4.76%) Software Manager
11 8 (4.76%) Embedded C Engineer
12 7 (4.17%) Senior Developer
12 7 (4.17%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 7 (4.17%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.74%) .NET
2 11 (6.55%) Middleware
3 9 (5.36%) Web Services
4 8 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 8 (4.76%) WCF
5 7 (4.17%) JSON
6 6 (3.57%) Qt
6 6 (3.57%) OpenCL
7 5 (2.98%) DirectCompute
7 5 (2.98%) .NET Compact Framework
7 5 (2.98%) XML
8 4 (2.38%) POSIX
8 4 (2.38%) WPF
9 3 (1.79%) .NET Remoting
9 3 (1.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (1.79%) GTK+
9 3 (1.79%) REST
9 3 (1.79%) OpenGL
9 3 (1.79%) HTML
9 3 (1.79%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 51 (30.36%) Device Driver
2 28 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
3 21 (12.50%) Algorithms
4 15 (8.93%) Smart Meter
5 13 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (7.14%) Computer Science
7 10 (5.95%) Open Source
7 10 (5.95%) Mathematics
7 10 (5.95%) DTV
8 9 (5.36%) Physics
8 9 (5.36%) STB
8 9 (5.36%) Data Structures
9 7 (4.17%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (2.98%) CUDA
11 3 (1.79%) Streaming Video
11 3 (1.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (1.79%) Statistics
12 2 (1.19%) Visualisation
12 2 (1.19%) VHDL
12 2 (1.19%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 168 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (20.24%) Android
3 29 (17.26%) Windows
4 11 (6.55%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.57%) Fedora
5 6 (3.57%) Windows CE
6 4 (2.38%) VxWorks
6 4 (2.38%) UNIX
7 3 (1.79%) OpenWrt
7 3 (1.79%) Scientific Linux
7 3 (1.79%) CentOS
8 2 (1.19%) Tizen
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.60%) uClinux
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.60%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (60.12%) Software Engineering
2 16 (9.52%) UML
3 15 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (7.14%) Multithreading
5 10 (5.95%) Configuration Management
5 10 (5.95%) Embedded Software Development
6 8 (4.76%) Scrum
6 8 (4.76%) Time Management
7 7 (4.17%) Software Testing
8 6 (3.57%) OO
9 5 (2.98%) Validation
10 4 (2.38%) Android Development
10 4 (2.38%) Mentoring
11 3 (1.79%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (1.79%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (1.79%) Image Processing
11 3 (1.79%) Automated Testing
12 2 (1.19%) OOD
12 2 (1.19%) OOP
12 2 (1.19%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (71.43%) C
2 101 (60.12%) C++
3 50 (29.76%) Java
4 42 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 33 (19.64%) Python
6 27 (16.07%) C#
7 25 (14.88%) Embedded C++
8 21 (12.50%) Perl
9 13 (7.74%) Bash Shell
10 11 (6.55%) Shell Script
11 8 (4.76%) Objective-C
11 8 (4.76%) SQL
12 5 (2.98%) JavaScript
12 5 (2.98%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.19%) Tcl
13 2 (1.19%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.19%) PHP
13 2 (1.19%) Ruby
14 1 (0.60%) XPath
14 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (24.40%) Degree
2 7 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.79%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.19%) VCP4
5 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.60%) PhD
5 1 (0.60%) ISEB
5 1 (0.60%) MBA
5 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.19%) JTAG
2 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 18 (10.71%) Firmware
2 3 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.60%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.60%) Xen
Vendors
1 6 (3.57%) Red Hat
1 6 (3.57%) Wind River
2 5 (2.98%) VMware
3 4 (2.38%) Assembla
3 4 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.79%) Citrix
4 3 (1.79%) Perforce
5 2 (1.19%) Intel
5 2 (1.19%) Atmel
6 1 (0.60%) Freescale
6 1 (0.60%) IBM
6 1 (0.60%) Sun
6 1 (0.60%) QNX
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