The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 418 401 399
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 18 20 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.087% 0.097% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.29% 0.36% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 35
Average salary £49,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,250 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6141 5580 6258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.61% 26.96% 29.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5143 4552 5382
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Embedded Linux
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Embedded Linux Salary Trend in the South East

Embedded Linux
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Linux across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Embedded Linux Salary Histogram in the South East

Embedded Linux
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
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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
Kent - 4 £40,000 - 2
Oxfordshire -1 3 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire 0 2 £52,500 +40.00% 9
Surrey -9 2 £49,500 -1.00% 2
East Sussex -23 2 £40,000 - 2
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 -
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (78.43%) C
2 40 (78.43%) Software Engineering
3 39 (76.47%) C++
4 18 (35.29%) Device Driver
5 15 (29.41%) Electronics
6 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (25.49%) Subversion
6 13 (25.49%) Embedded C++
6 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (23.53%) Java
8 11 (21.57%) UML
8 11 (21.57%) Embedded C
9 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
10 8 (15.69%) Multithreading
10 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
10 8 (15.69%) Scrum
10 8 (15.69%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (13.73%) Bash Shell
11 7 (13.73%) Algorithms
11 7 (13.73%) Windows
11 7 (13.73%) Android
11 7 (13.73%) Degree
12 6 (11.76%) Fedora
12 6 (11.76%) Software Testing
12 6 (11.76%) OO
12 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
12 6 (11.76%) C#
12 6 (11.76%) Firmware
12 6 (11.76%) Red Hat

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.88%) SAS
2 1 (1.96%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.84%) Firewall
3 3 (5.88%) Frame Relay
3 3 (5.88%) X.25
3 3 (5.88%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.96%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.96%) RTP
4 1 (1.96%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Big Data
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Subversion
2 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.84%) Trac
5 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.88%) GCC
6 1 (1.96%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.96%) MSTest
6 1 (1.96%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.96%) JIRA
6 1 (1.96%) VectorCAST
General
1 15 (29.41%) Electronics
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (54.90%) Software Engineer
2 17 (33.33%) Developer
3 14 (27.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (17.65%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Software Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) C Software Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Embedded C Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Embedded Software Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Graduate
8 2 (3.92%) Java Developer
9 1 (1.96%) C++ Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Junior
9 1 (1.96%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) OpenCL
2 5 (9.80%) DirectCompute
3 4 (7.84%) Web Services
3 4 (7.84%) .NET
3 4 (7.84%) Qt
4 3 (5.88%) .NET Remoting
4 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.88%) WCF
4 3 (5.88%) WPF
4 3 (5.88%) HTML
4 3 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (5.88%) REST
5 2 (3.92%) HTML5
5 2 (3.92%) RESTful
5 2 (3.92%) Middleware
6 1 (1.96%) WinForms
6 1 (1.96%) STL
6 1 (1.96%) XML
6 1 (1.96%) XSD
6 1 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (35.29%) Device Driver
2 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (15.69%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (13.73%) Algorithms
5 5 (9.80%) CUDA
6 4 (7.84%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.96%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.96%) MPEG
8 1 (1.96%) EPoS
8 1 (1.96%) SystemC
8 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 7 (13.73%) Android
3 6 (11.76%) Fedora
4 3 (5.88%) CentOS
4 3 (5.88%) Scientific Linux
5 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.96%) Tizen
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (78.43%) Software Engineering
2 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (21.57%) UML
4 8 (15.69%) Scrum
4 8 (15.69%) Multithreading
5 6 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 6 (11.76%) OO
6 5 (9.80%) Validation
6 5 (9.80%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) Machine Learning
8 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.92%) OOP
8 2 (3.92%) OOD
8 2 (3.92%) Automated Testing
9 1 (1.96%) Manual Testing
9 1 (1.96%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.96%) Web Development
9 1 (1.96%) Load Testing
9 1 (1.96%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 40 (78.43%) C
2 39 (76.47%) C++
3 13 (25.49%) Embedded C++
4 12 (23.53%) Java
5 11 (21.57%) Embedded C
6 7 (13.73%) Bash Shell
7 6 (11.76%) C#
8 5 (9.80%) Perl
8 5 (9.80%) SQL
8 5 (9.80%) Python
9 3 (5.88%) Assembly Language
10 2 (3.92%) PHP
10 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.96%) Ruby
11 1 (1.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) VCP4
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Firmware
2 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) Xen
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 4 (7.84%) VMware
3 3 (5.88%) Wind River
3 3 (5.88%) Citrix
3 3 (5.88%) Perforce
4 2 (3.92%) Atmel
5 1 (1.96%) Freescale
5 1 (1.96%) QNX
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
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