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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 254 247 237
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.015% 0.014% 0.015%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.063% 0.058% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
1597 1714 1740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.75% 23.26% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1294 1397 1507
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 4 September 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
(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
Manchester +2 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) C
2 5 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Multimedia
3 4 (66.67%) Speech Recognition
3 4 (66.67%) BREW
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (66.67%) Nucleus RTOS
3 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Automotive
3 4 (66.67%) Device Driver
3 4 (66.67%) UIQ
3 4 (66.67%) Series 60
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) OpenGL
3 4 (66.67%) Middleware
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile Commerce
3 4 (66.67%) DRM
3 4 (66.67%) DVB
3 4 (66.67%) Flash
3 4 (66.67%) J2ME
3 4 (66.67%) Bluetooth
3 4 (66.67%) GPRS
3 4 (66.67%) GSM
3 4 (66.67%) MPEG
3 4 (66.67%) Symbian
3 4 (66.67%) UMTS

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Bluetooth
1 4 (66.67%) GPRS
1 4 (66.67%) GSM
1 4 (66.67%) UMTS
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
1 4 (66.67%) WLAN
1 4 (66.67%) DVB
1 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (66.67%) NFC
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Automotive
1 4 (66.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Flash
1 4 (66.67%) J2ME
1 4 (66.67%) SVG
1 4 (66.67%) OpenGL
1 4 (66.67%) Middleware
1 4 (66.67%) UIQ
1 4 (66.67%) Series 60
1 4 (66.67%) BREW
1 4 (66.67%) Qt
1 4 (66.67%) OpenAL
1 4 (66.67%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) MPEG
1 4 (66.67%) Device Driver
1 4 (66.67%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Mobile
2 4 (66.67%) Nucleus RTOS
2 4 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile Commerce
2 4 (66.67%) DRM
2 4 (66.67%) Speech Recognition
2 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
2 5 (83.33%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Symbian