The first table below looks at the demand for Embedded Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank - 232 237
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 0 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.33% 0.042%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.21% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 3
Average salary - £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1773 1985 1892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.71% 26.94% 26.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1462 1681 1679
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Embedded Linux
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Embedded Linux Salary Trend in the North West

Embedded Linux
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) OOD
2 6 (75.00%) Device Driver
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) GCC
4 4 (50.00%) B2B
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) VB6
6 2 (25.00%) Firmware
6 2 (25.00%) Electronics
6 2 (25.00%) PHP
6 2 (25.00%) VB
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) MySQL
6 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
7 1 (12.50%) Mobile App

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) GCC
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) OOD
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) B2B
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) VB6
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