The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank 226 247 235
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 18 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.043% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.26% 0.17% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 5
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +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 North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1428 1802 1666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.07% 26.08% 25.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1166 1580 1440
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Cheshire - 18 £35,000 - 4
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) Linux
1 20 (100.00%) C
2 18 (90.00%) C++
3 17 (85.00%) Embedded C
4 14 (70.00%) Software Engineering
5 13 (65.00%) Degree
5 13 (65.00%) Embedded Systems
5 13 (65.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 12 (60.00%) Electronics
7 11 (55.00%) Scrum
7 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (55.00%) Windows CE
7 11 (55.00%) C#
7 11 (55.00%) UML
7 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
7 11 (55.00%) Windows
8 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (50.00%) OO
8 10 (50.00%) Visual Studio
8 10 (50.00%) HNC
8 10 (50.00%) HND
8 10 (50.00%) OOD
8 10 (50.00%) ISO 9001
8 10 (50.00%) Pair Programming
9 6 (30.00%) Embedded C++
10 5 (25.00%) Multithreading
11 3 (15.00%) SCADA
12 2 (10.00%) Aerospace

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (60.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Software Engineer
2 10 (50.00%) C Software Engineer
2 10 (50.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 10 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) C/C++ Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C/C++ Software Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C++ Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Embedded C Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Embedded Developer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) SCADA
4 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (65.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) Scrum
3 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (55.00%) UML
4 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (50.00%) OO
4 10 (50.00%) OOD
4 10 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 10 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C
2 18 (90.00%) C++
3 17 (85.00%) Embedded C
4 11 (55.00%) C#
5 6 (30.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Degree
2 10 (50.00%) HNC
2 10 (50.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) EMC
Warrington, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Middlewich
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Mobica Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago