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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 802 740 767
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +27
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 88 105 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.31% 0.38% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 77 97 116
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
28807 27522 30916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.02% 27.53% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24031 23657 26701
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 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
South East -9 31 £40,000 -20.00% 19
East of England -37 24 £60,000 +20.00% 23
London +3 13 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 10 £37,500 -
West Midlands -9 4 £42,500 +17.24%
Yorkshire -40 3 £45,000 +12.50%
South West -41 2 £51,250 +57.69% 8
North West -13 1 £35,000 +62.79% 2
Embedded Linux
UK

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 223 (100.00%) Linux
2 171 (76.68%) C
3 151 (67.71%) C++
3 151 (67.71%) Software Engineering
4 57 (25.56%) Electronics
5 53 (23.77%) Device Driver
6 51 (22.87%) Degree
7 47 (21.08%) Embedded C
8 44 (19.73%) Embedded C++
9 40 (17.94%) Computer Science
10 39 (17.49%) UML
11 35 (15.70%) TCP/IP
12 34 (15.25%) Java
12 34 (15.25%) Embedded Systems
13 33 (14.80%) C#
13 33 (14.80%) Python
13 33 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
13 33 (14.80%) Algorithms
14 32 (14.35%) Windows
15 28 (12.56%) XML
16 27 (12.11%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (11.66%) Firmware
18 23 (10.31%) Streaming Video
19 21 (9.42%) Telecoms
20 20 (8.97%) Wireless
20 20 (8.97%) Multithreading
20 20 (8.97%) GCC
21 19 (8.52%) 3D Graphics
21 19 (8.52%) SSL
21 19 (8.52%) Perl

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) MS Project
1 1 (0.45%) MS Office
1 1 (0.45%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 35 (15.70%) TCP/IP
2 20 (8.97%) Wireless
3 19 (8.52%) SSL
4 17 (7.62%) Ethernet
5 13 (5.83%) FTP
6 11 (4.93%) HTTP
7 9 (4.04%) Broadband
8 8 (3.59%) IGMP
9 7 (3.14%) RTSP
10 6 (2.69%) VLAN
10 6 (2.69%) LTE
10 6 (2.69%) 4G
10 6 (2.69%) DHCP
10 6 (2.69%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (2.69%) GPRS
10 6 (2.69%) Internet
11 4 (1.79%) IPv4
11 4 (1.79%) IPv6
11 4 (1.79%) DNS
11 4 (1.79%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (8.97%) GCC
2 12 (5.38%) GDB
3 10 (4.48%) CMake
4 9 (4.04%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.59%) WinDbg
5 8 (3.59%) Subversion
6 4 (1.79%) JIRA
7 3 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.45%) GNU Toolchain
9 1 (0.45%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
General
1 57 (25.56%) Electronics
2 21 (9.42%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.38%) Finance
4 10 (4.48%) Retail
5 6 (2.69%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.79%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.79%) Marketing
6 4 (1.79%) Automotive
7 1 (0.45%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Games
7 1 (0.45%) Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 125 (56.05%) Software Engineer
2 63 (28.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 45 (20.18%) Linux Engineer
4 36 (16.14%) Developer
5 31 (13.90%) Senior Software Engineer
6 30 (13.45%) C++ Software Engineer
7 26 (11.66%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 20 (8.97%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 17 (7.62%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 14 (6.28%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 11 (4.93%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
12 9 (4.04%) Software Developer
13 8 (3.59%) C Software Engineer
14 6 (2.69%) Team Leader
14 6 (2.69%) Hardware Engineer
15 5 (2.24%) Senior Software Developer
15 5 (2.24%) Graduate
15 5 (2.24%) Senior Developer
15 5 (2.24%) Design Engineer
15 5 (2.24%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.56%) XML
2 16 (7.17%) OpenGL
2 16 (7.17%) .NET
3 15 (6.73%) Direct3D
4 13 (5.83%) Qt
5 12 (5.38%) HTML
6 8 (3.59%) HTML5
6 8 (3.59%) JSON
7 7 (3.14%) Middleware
8 6 (2.69%) Flash
9 4 (1.79%) POSIX
9 4 (1.79%) jQuery
9 4 (1.79%) GTK+
10 3 (1.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 3 (1.35%) OpenCL
10 3 (1.35%) CSS3
10 3 (1.35%) XML Schema
10 3 (1.35%) CGI
10 3 (1.35%) CSS
10 3 (1.35%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 53 (23.77%) Device Driver
2 40 (17.94%) Computer Science
3 34 (15.25%) Embedded Systems
4 33 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (14.80%) Algorithms
5 23 (10.31%) Streaming Video
6 19 (8.52%) 3D Graphics
7 18 (8.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 17 (7.62%) MPEG
9 14 (6.28%) Visualisation
10 13 (5.83%) Physics
10 13 (5.83%) EMV
11 12 (5.38%) DTV
12 10 (4.48%) Open Source
12 10 (4.48%) Robotics
13 8 (3.59%) STB
14 7 (3.14%) Cryptography
14 7 (3.14%) Mathematics
15 6 (2.69%) Smart Meter
15 6 (2.69%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 223 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (14.35%) Windows
3 17 (7.62%) Android
4 10 (4.48%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.59%) UNIX
6 5 (2.24%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.90%) uClinux
7 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.45%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (67.71%) Software Engineering
2 39 (17.49%) UML
3 27 (12.11%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (8.97%) Multithreading
5 15 (6.73%) Embedded Software Development
6 12 (5.38%) OO
7 11 (4.93%) Unit Testing
8 10 (4.48%) Regression Testing
9 9 (4.04%) Project Planning
9 9 (4.04%) Mentoring
10 8 (3.59%) Android Development
11 7 (3.14%) Integration Testing
12 6 (2.69%) Change Management
12 6 (2.69%) Time Management
12 6 (2.69%) Scrum
12 6 (2.69%) Software Testing
12 6 (2.69%) Coaching
13 4 (1.79%) iOS Development
13 4 (1.79%) Line Management
13 4 (1.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 171 (76.68%) C
2 151 (67.71%) C++
3 47 (21.08%) Embedded C
4 44 (19.73%) Embedded C++
5 34 (15.25%) Java
6 33 (14.80%) C#
6 33 (14.80%) Python
7 19 (8.52%) Perl
8 12 (5.38%) SQL
9 11 (4.93%) JavaScript
10 8 (3.59%) Assembly Language
11 7 (3.14%) Ruby
12 6 (2.69%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.69%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.45%) PowerHouse
13 1 (0.45%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.45%) XPath
13 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (22.87%) Degree
2 2 (0.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.90%) HNC
2 2 (0.90%) HND
2 2 (0.90%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.04%) JTAG
System Software
1 26 (11.66%) Firmware
2 3 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.45%) KVM
3 1 (0.45%) Xen
3 1 (0.45%) NFS
Vendors
1 8 (3.59%) VeriFone
2 3 (1.35%) SAP
2 3 (1.35%) VMware
2 3 (1.35%) Wind River
3 2 (0.90%) Nokia
3 2 (0.90%) Broadcom
3 2 (0.90%) Freescale
4 1 (0.45%) QNX
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