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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank 243 262 262
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.096% 0.015% 0.014%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.46% 0.062% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Median salary £40,000 £43,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +22.85%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
1292 1617 1643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.66% 23.93% 22.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1082 1316 1348
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Embedded Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Linux across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Embedded Linux Salary Histogram 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 3 £60,000 - 3
Merseyside - 2 £40,000 -
Manchester -10 1 - -
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing Embedded Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (88.89%) C++
3 14 (77.78%) TCP/IP
4 10 (55.56%) Degree
4 10 (55.56%) Electronics
5 9 (50.00%) C
5 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 9 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 9 (50.00%) Multithreading
6 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
7 3 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 3 (16.67%) Subversion
8 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (11.11%) Finance
8 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
8 2 (11.11%) Device Driver
8 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 2 (11.11%) Python
8 2 (11.11%) Embedded C
8 2 (11.11%) Embedded C++
8 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (11.11%) Cybercrime
8 2 (11.11%) ANSI C
8 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (11.11%) DO-178B
8 2 (11.11%) Android
8 2 (11.11%) Avionics
8 2 (11.11%) JIRA

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.56%) NFC
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 3 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (55.56%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 2 (11.11%) Avionics
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 11 (61.11%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 11 (61.11%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (55.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 9 (50.00%) Audio Engineer
4 9 (50.00%) FPGA Engineer
5 8 (44.44%) Software Engineer
6 6 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (22.22%) C Software Engineer
8 2 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
8 2 (11.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 2 (11.11%) Real Time Engineer
8 2 (11.11%) Real Time Software Engineer
9 1 (5.56%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (5.56%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (5.56%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 1 (5.56%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 9 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (11.11%) Cybercrime
2 2 (11.11%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.56%) APACS
3 1 (5.56%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (5.56%) Chip Card
3 1 (5.56%) Contactless
3 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.56%) EFTPOS
3 1 (5.56%) EMV
3 1 (5.56%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C++
2 9 (50.00%) C
3 2 (11.11%) ANSI C
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded C
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded C++
3 2 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) DO-178B
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 8583
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Ingenico
1 1 (5.56%) VeriFone
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