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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank 217 255 -
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 13 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.015% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.04% 0.065% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 0
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
1249 1533 1754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.06% 23.27% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1031 1264 1449
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 1 May 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
Manchester - 6 £35,000 - 3
Cheshire +27 5 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Lancashire - 2 £46,000 - 1
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (86.67%) C++
3 24 (80.00%) C
4 23 (76.67%) Degree
5 21 (70.00%) Electronics
6 20 (66.67%) Embedded C
7 18 (60.00%) Software Engineering
8 17 (56.67%) Embedded Software Development
9 16 (53.33%) Embedded Systems
10 14 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (46.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 14 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (46.67%) Test Automation
10 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (46.67%) Pair Programming
10 14 (46.67%) Scrum
10 14 (46.67%) Windows CE
10 14 (46.67%) C#
10 14 (46.67%) OOD
10 14 (46.67%) ISO 9001
10 14 (46.67%) Visual Studio
10 14 (46.67%) HNC
10 14 (46.67%) HND
10 14 (46.67%) Windows
10 14 (46.67%) UML
10 14 (46.67%) OO
11 12 (40.00%) Multithreading
12 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
13 6 (20.00%) Embedded C++
13 6 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (70.00%) Electronics
2 2 (6.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 14 (46.67%) C Software Engineer
2 14 (46.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 14 (46.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 14 (46.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 9 (30.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 9 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Audio Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) FPGA Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Embedded C Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) C Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C++ Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Embedded C Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Embedded Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (10.00%) SCADA
5 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (56.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (46.67%) OO
3 14 (46.67%) OOD
3 14 (46.67%) Pair Programming
3 14 (46.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 14 (46.67%) Scrum
3 14 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 14 (46.67%) UML
4 12 (40.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) C++
2 24 (80.00%) C
3 20 (66.67%) Embedded C
4 14 (46.67%) C#
5 6 (20.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) Degree
2 14 (46.67%) HNC
2 14 (46.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (46.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Firmware
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