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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 781 761 703
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -58
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 102 135 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.37% 0.45% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 98 111 114
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,750 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £60,000 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Embedded Linux
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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
27475 30092 28417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.67% 26.84% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 23258 25493 24289
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +20 38 £45,000 -10.44% 8
South East -21 32 £35,000 -6.66% 12
London +39 10 £50,000 - 11
South West -14 6 £43,750 +16.66% 1
East Midlands +8 5 £37,500 - 6
Yorkshire +1 5 £40,000 -5.88% 1
North West - 5 £37,500 - 2
West Midlands -16 1 £37,500 -6.25% 3
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Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 153 (100.00%) Linux
2 131 (85.62%) C
3 113 (73.86%) C++
4 90 (58.82%) Software Engineering
5 51 (33.33%) Device Driver
6 42 (27.45%) Degree
7 37 (24.18%) Android
8 36 (23.53%) Java
9 33 (21.57%) Windows
10 30 (19.61%) C#
11 29 (18.95%) Embedded C
12 27 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
12 27 (17.65%) Electronics
13 24 (15.69%) Embedded C++
14 23 (15.03%) Firmware
14 23 (15.03%) Python
14 23 (15.03%) Wireless
15 22 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (13.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 20 (13.07%) Raspberry Pi
17 18 (11.76%) Perl
17 18 (11.76%) TCP/IP
18 17 (11.11%) Automotive
19 16 (10.46%) Apple iOS
19 16 (10.46%) Mathematics
20 15 (9.80%) Objective-C
21 13 (8.50%) VHDL
21 13 (8.50%) Internet
21 13 (8.50%) Time Management
21 13 (8.50%) Security Cleared

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1 (0.65%) Apache
1 1 (0.65%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.03%) Wireless
2 18 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 13 (8.50%) Internet
4 12 (7.84%) Ethernet
5 11 (7.19%) VoIP
6 9 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (5.23%) Bluetooth
7 8 (5.23%) GSM
8 6 (3.92%) DVB
9 5 (3.27%) HTTP
9 5 (3.27%) NFC
10 4 (2.61%) ZigBee
10 4 (2.61%) WLAN
10 4 (2.61%) GPRS
10 4 (2.61%) UMTS
11 3 (1.96%) VPN
11 3 (1.96%) Modbus
11 3 (1.96%) IGMP
11 3 (1.96%) RTSP
12 2 (1.31%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.61%) MySQL
2 2 (1.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.31%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (7.19%) Subversion
2 8 (5.23%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.58%) GCC
3 7 (4.58%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.92%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.61%) GDB
6 3 (1.96%) WinDbg
6 3 (1.96%) Trac
7 2 (1.31%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.65%) JIRA
8 1 (0.65%) Redmine
General
1 27 (17.65%) Electronics
2 17 (11.11%) Automotive
3 9 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 9 (5.88%) Finance
4 4 (2.61%) Multimedia
4 4 (2.61%) Marketing
4 4 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.65%) Military
5 1 (0.65%) German Language
Job Titles
1 78 (50.98%) Software Engineer
2 45 (29.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 40 (26.14%) Developer
4 28 (18.30%) Linux Developer
5 24 (15.69%) Linux Engineer
6 19 (12.42%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 17 (11.11%) Junior
7 17 (11.11%) Junior Developer
8 13 (8.50%) Senior Software Engineer
9 11 (7.19%) C++ Software Engineer
9 11 (7.19%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 10 (6.54%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 8 (5.23%) Embedded C Engineer
12 7 (4.58%) Electronics Engineer
12 7 (4.58%) Software Developer
13 6 (3.92%) VoIP Engineer
13 6 (3.92%) C Software Engineer
14 5 (3.27%) Hardware Engineer
14 5 (3.27%) Embedded C Software Engineer
14 5 (3.27%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.19%) Middleware
2 9 (5.88%) HTML
2 9 (5.88%) .NET
3 8 (5.23%) Qt
4 7 (4.58%) OpenGL
5 6 (3.92%) Web Services
5 6 (3.92%) Flash
6 5 (3.27%) XML
6 5 (3.27%) HTML5
6 5 (3.27%) OpenCL
7 4 (2.61%) CSS
7 4 (2.61%) OpenAL
7 4 (2.61%) WebGL
7 4 (2.61%) CSS3
7 4 (2.61%) BREW
7 4 (2.61%) UIQ
7 4 (2.61%) Series 60
7 4 (2.61%) J2ME
7 4 (2.61%) SVG
8 3 (1.96%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 51 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 27 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
3 20 (13.07%) Raspberry Pi
3 20 (13.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 16 (10.46%) Mathematics
5 13 (8.50%) VHDL
6 12 (7.84%) Streaming Video
6 12 (7.84%) DTV
6 12 (7.84%) STB
6 12 (7.84%) Computer Science
7 11 (7.19%) Physics
8 9 (5.88%) IPTV
9 8 (5.23%) MPEG
9 8 (5.23%) Algorithms
10 4 (2.61%) Over-the-Top Content
10 4 (2.61%) iPhone
10 4 (2.61%) Verilog
10 4 (2.61%) Streaming Media
11 3 (1.96%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 153 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (24.18%) Android
3 33 (21.57%) Windows
4 16 (10.46%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.27%) Windows CE
6 4 (2.61%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (2.61%) Nucleus RTOS
6 4 (2.61%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.61%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.31%) Fedora
7 2 (1.31%) UNIX
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.65%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.65%) OpenWrt
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 22 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (8.50%) Time Management
3 13 (8.50%) Android Development
4 11 (7.19%) Embedded Software Development
5 9 (5.88%) Multithreading
6 8 (5.23%) OO
6 8 (5.23%) Configuration Management
7 7 (4.58%) UML
7 7 (4.58%) Cyber Security
8 6 (3.92%) Software Testing
8 6 (3.92%) SDLC
9 5 (3.27%) Scrum
9 5 (3.27%) Mentoring
10 4 (2.61%) DRM
10 4 (2.61%) Mobile Commerce
10 4 (2.61%) Validation
10 4 (2.61%) Speech Recognition
11 3 (1.96%) Coaching
11 3 (1.96%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 131 (85.62%) C
2 113 (73.86%) C++
3 36 (23.53%) Java
4 30 (19.61%) C#
5 29 (18.95%) Embedded C
6 24 (15.69%) Embedded C++
7 23 (15.03%) Python
8 18 (11.76%) Perl
9 15 (9.80%) Objective-C
10 11 (7.19%) JavaScript
11 8 (5.23%) SQL
11 8 (5.23%) Assembly Language
12 6 (3.92%) Bash Shell
13 5 (3.27%) PHP
14 3 (1.96%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.65%) AWK
15 1 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (27.45%) Degree
2 13 (8.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.31%) HND
3 2 (1.31%) PhD
4 1 (0.65%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.61%) JTAG
2 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 23 (15.03%) Firmware
2 2 (1.31%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) Puppet
1 1 (0.65%) Cobbler
1 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (4.58%) Wind River
1 7 (4.58%) Intel
2 4 (2.61%) Symbian
2 4 (2.61%) EMC
3 2 (1.31%) SAP
3 2 (1.31%) Progress
3 2 (1.31%) Perforce
4 1 (0.65%) QNX
4 1 (0.65%) Atmel
4 1 (0.65%) Assembla
4 1 (0.65%) Freescale
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