The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 602 628 637
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +9
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 17 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.011% 0.015%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.14% 0.040% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 7
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +18.75%
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 London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12455 12562 13303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.58% 27.63% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10616 10871 11527
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in London

Embedded Linux
Salary Trend in London

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

Embedded Linux Salary Trend in London

Embedded Linux
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the London region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
City of London - 4 £47,500 -
Isleworth - 1 - -
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (70.00%) C
3 20 (66.67%) C++
4 18 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
5 14 (46.67%) GCC
6 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 9 (30.00%) Degree
8 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
9 7 (23.33%) Electronics
9 7 (23.33%) GDB
10 6 (20.00%) Device Driver
10 6 (20.00%) Ruby
10 6 (20.00%) Perl
10 6 (20.00%) Python
10 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 5 (16.67%) Change Management
11 5 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
11 5 (16.67%) Project Planning
11 5 (16.67%) Algorithms
12 4 (13.33%) VLAN
13 3 (10.00%) DTV
13 3 (10.00%) DNS
13 3 (10.00%) Embedded C
13 3 (10.00%) IPv4
13 3 (10.00%) IPv6
13 3 (10.00%) UML
13 3 (10.00%) DHCP
13 3 (10.00%) 802.11
13 3 (10.00%) Windows
13 3 (10.00%) Mathematics

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.33%) VLAN
3 3 (10.00%) 802.11
3 3 (10.00%) DNS
3 3 (10.00%) IPv4
3 3 (10.00%) IPv6
3 3 (10.00%) DHCP
4 2 (6.67%) DVB
5 1 (3.33%) RTP
5 1 (3.33%) Q.931
5 1 (3.33%) Wireless
5 1 (3.33%) HTTP
5 1 (3.33%) SNMP
5 1 (3.33%) ADSL
5 1 (3.33%) PBX
5 1 (3.33%) VoIP
5 1 (3.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) GCC
2 7 (23.33%) GDB
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 7 (23.33%) Electronics
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (40.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) C Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Flash
1 1 (3.33%) POSIX
1 1 (3.33%) OpenGL
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
1 1 (3.33%) Qt
1 1 (3.33%) GTK+
1 1 (3.33%) FreeSWITCH
1 1 (3.33%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 18 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (20.00%) Device Driver
4 5 (16.67%) Algorithms
5 3 (10.00%) DTV
5 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (10.00%) Physics
6 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
7 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
7 1 (3.33%) MPEG
7 1 (3.33%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (3.33%) STB
7 1 (3.33%) Streaming Media
7 1 (3.33%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (3.33%) Debian
4 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.33%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 5 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
2 5 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (3.33%) OO
4 1 (3.33%) OOD
4 1 (3.33%) DRM
4 1 (3.33%) Memory Management
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) C
2 20 (66.67%) C++
3 6 (20.00%) Python
3 6 (20.00%) Perl
3 6 (20.00%) Ruby
4 3 (10.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Firmware
1 1 (3.33%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Broadcom