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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 767 730 719
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -11
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 108 118 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.37% 0.43% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 94 100 126
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
29155 27660 30902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.01% 27.53% 27.97%
Number of salaries quoted 24436 23720 26697
Average salary £40,000 £41,877 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.48% +4.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 2 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 2 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
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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
South East -2 42 £40,000 -19.19% 8
East of England -33 27 £55,000 +12.82% 15
London -2 14 £50,000 -9.09% 5
East Midlands +7 13 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Yorkshire -45 6 £45,000 +5.88%
West Midlands 0 4 £40,000 +10.34% 2
South West -51 2 £51,250 +57.69% 5
North West -23 1 £35,000 -30.00% 4
Embedded Linux
UK

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 240 (100.00%) Linux
2 191 (79.58%) C
3 172 (71.67%) Software Engineering
4 166 (69.17%) C++
5 59 (24.58%) Electronics
5 59 (24.58%) Device Driver
6 56 (23.33%) Embedded C++
7 53 (22.08%) Degree
8 52 (21.67%) Embedded C
9 51 (21.25%) TCP/IP
10 45 (18.75%) Computer Science
11 42 (17.50%) C#
11 42 (17.50%) XML
12 41 (17.08%) UML
12 41 (17.08%) Java
13 32 (13.33%) Windows
13 32 (13.33%) Python
14 31 (12.92%) SSL
15 27 (11.25%) Multithreading
16 26 (10.83%) Embedded Systems
16 26 (10.83%) Streaming Video
17 25 (10.42%) Firmware
18 24 (10.00%) EMV
18 24 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
19 23 (9.58%) FTP
19 23 (9.58%) Telecoms
20 22 (9.17%) MPEG
21 20 (8.33%) Perl
21 20 (8.33%) Wireless
22 18 (7.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 3 (1.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.83%) MS Project
1 2 (0.83%) MS Office
2 1 (0.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 51 (21.25%) TCP/IP
2 31 (12.92%) SSL
3 23 (9.58%) FTP
4 20 (8.33%) Wireless
5 17 (7.08%) Ethernet
6 15 (6.25%) HTTP
7 12 (5.00%) IGMP
8 10 (4.17%) RTSP
9 9 (3.75%) Broadband
10 7 (2.92%) DHCP
10 7 (2.92%) Internet
10 7 (2.92%) VLAN
10 7 (2.92%) LTE
10 7 (2.92%) 4G
11 6 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (2.50%) DVB
11 6 (2.50%) GPRS
12 5 (2.08%) RTP
13 4 (1.67%) 802.11
13 4 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (7.08%) Subversion
2 15 (6.25%) GCC
3 12 (5.00%) GDB
4 10 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 10 (4.17%) CMake
5 8 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.33%) WinDbg
6 6 (2.50%) JIRA
7 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.42%) GNU Toolchain
8 1 (0.42%) MSBuild
General
1 59 (24.58%) Electronics
2 23 (9.58%) Telecoms
3 18 (7.50%) Retail
4 12 (5.00%) Finance
5 7 (2.92%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.08%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.67%) Marketing
8 3 (1.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.42%) Law
9 1 (0.42%) Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 149 (62.08%) Software Engineer
2 85 (35.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 41 (17.08%) Linux Engineer
4 40 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 39 (16.25%) Developer
6 32 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 24 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 22 (9.17%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 21 (8.75%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 14 (5.83%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 13 (5.42%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
12 11 (4.58%) C Software Engineer
13 9 (3.75%) Software Developer
14 6 (2.50%) Senior Developer
14 6 (2.50%) Design Engineer
14 6 (2.50%) Team Leader
14 6 (2.50%) Hardware Engineer
15 5 (2.08%) Senior Software Developer
15 5 (2.08%) Front-End Developer
15 5 (2.08%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (17.50%) XML
2 16 (6.67%) .NET
3 15 (6.25%) HTML
3 15 (6.25%) OpenGL
3 15 (6.25%) Direct3D
4 11 (4.58%) Qt
5 9 (3.75%) HTML5
5 9 (3.75%) Flash
6 8 (3.33%) Middleware
7 7 (2.92%) POSIX
7 7 (2.92%) JSON
8 5 (2.08%) CSS
9 4 (1.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (1.67%) GTK+
9 4 (1.67%) jQuery
10 3 (1.25%) CSS3
10 3 (1.25%) WebRTC
10 3 (1.25%) FreeSWITCH
10 3 (1.25%) STL
10 3 (1.25%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 59 (24.58%) Device Driver
2 45 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 26 (10.83%) Embedded Systems
3 26 (10.83%) Streaming Video
4 25 (10.42%) Firmware
5 24 (10.00%) EMV
6 22 (9.17%) MPEG
7 18 (7.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 16 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
8 16 (6.67%) EFT
8 16 (6.67%) Cryptography
9 14 (5.83%) Visualisation
10 13 (5.42%) Physics
10 13 (5.42%) DTV
11 12 (5.00%) Open Source
12 11 (4.58%) STB
13 10 (4.17%) Robotics
14 7 (2.92%) Mathematics
15 6 (2.50%) Smart Meter
16 5 (2.08%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 240 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (13.33%) Windows
3 15 (6.25%) Android
4 10 (4.17%) UNIX
5 9 (3.75%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.08%) Windows CE
7 3 (1.25%) uClinux
8 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.42%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (71.67%) Software Engineering
2 41 (17.08%) UML
3 27 (11.25%) Multithreading
4 24 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
6 14 (5.83%) OO
7 11 (4.58%) Unit Testing
8 10 (4.17%) Regression Testing
9 9 (3.75%) Project Planning
10 8 (3.33%) Scrum
10 8 (3.33%) Coaching
11 7 (2.92%) Android Development
11 7 (2.92%) Integration Testing
11 7 (2.92%) Time Management
12 6 (2.50%) Change Management
12 6 (2.50%) Software Testing
12 6 (2.50%) Mentoring
13 5 (2.08%) OOP
13 5 (2.08%) Configuration Management
14 4 (1.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 191 (79.58%) C
2 166 (69.17%) C++
3 56 (23.33%) Embedded C++
4 52 (21.67%) Embedded C
5 42 (17.50%) C#
6 41 (17.08%) Java
7 32 (13.33%) Python
8 20 (8.33%) Perl
9 13 (5.42%) SQL
10 11 (4.58%) JavaScript
11 8 (3.33%) Assembly Language
12 7 (2.92%) Ruby
13 6 (2.50%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.08%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.42%) PowerHouse
15 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.42%) XPath
15 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (22.08%) Degree
2 3 (1.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.83%) HNC
3 2 (0.83%) HND
3 2 (0.83%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.42%) KVM
2 1 (0.42%) NFS
2 1 (0.42%) Xen
Vendors
1 16 (6.67%) VeriFone
2 3 (1.25%) SAP
3 2 (0.83%) Nokia
3 2 (0.83%) Broadcom
3 2 (0.83%) Freescale
3 2 (0.83%) VMware
3 2 (0.83%) Wind River
4 1 (0.42%) QNX
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft
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