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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 408 379 404
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +25
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 27 31 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.43% 0.56% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 23 31 34
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £69,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -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 South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6210 5565 6498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.94% 27.95% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5131 4596 5739
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,075 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Buckinghamshire +6 5 £42,500 +11.84% 3
Surrey -4 5 £50,000 -33.33% 1
East Sussex -23 4 £40,000 -
Kent - 4 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire -6 3 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Berkshire -16 2 £52,500 +40.00% 6
Hampshire - 2 £46,750 - 1
West Sussex -5 1 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 47 (81.03%) C++
3 46 (79.31%) C
3 46 (79.31%) Software Engineering
4 20 (34.48%) Electronics
5 19 (32.76%) Embedded C++
6 17 (29.31%) Device Driver
6 17 (29.31%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (25.86%) UML
8 14 (24.14%) Subversion
9 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (22.41%) Java
10 12 (20.69%) Embedded C
11 11 (18.97%) Algorithms
12 10 (17.24%) Windows
13 9 (15.52%) Scrum
13 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
13 9 (15.52%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (13.79%) Degree
14 8 (13.79%) Multithreading
14 8 (13.79%) C#
14 8 (13.79%) SQL
14 8 (13.79%) OO
15 7 (12.07%) Python
15 7 (12.07%) Visual Studio
15 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
15 7 (12.07%) Android
15 7 (12.07%) OpenCL
15 7 (12.07%) Bash Shell
16 6 (10.34%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (5.17%) SAS
2 1 (1.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.90%) Firewall
3 3 (5.17%) Frame Relay
3 3 (5.17%) X.25
4 2 (3.45%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Subversion
2 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.07%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.90%) Trac
5 3 (5.17%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.17%) GCC
6 2 (3.45%) MSBuild
6 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.45%) JIRA
7 1 (1.72%) LabVIEW
7 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.72%) MSTest
7 1 (1.72%) VectorCAST
General
1 20 (34.48%) Electronics
2 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (51.72%) Software Engineer
2 19 (32.76%) Developer
3 13 (22.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (20.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Senior Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Software Developer
7 6 (10.34%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) C Software Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Embedded C Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Graduate
10 3 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
11 2 (3.45%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
11 2 (3.45%) Embedded Software Developer
11 2 (3.45%) Java Developer
11 2 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
12 1 (1.72%) Junior
12 1 (1.72%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) OpenCL
2 6 (10.34%) .NET
3 5 (8.62%) Web Services
3 5 (8.62%) WPF
3 5 (8.62%) DirectCompute
4 4 (6.90%) HTML5
4 4 (6.90%) REST
4 4 (6.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (6.90%) .NET Remoting
4 4 (6.90%) .NET Framework
4 4 (6.90%) WCF
4 4 (6.90%) HTML
5 3 (5.17%) XML
5 3 (5.17%) Qt
5 3 (5.17%) RESTful
6 2 (3.45%) WF
6 2 (3.45%) Silverlight
6 2 (3.45%) WinForms
6 2 (3.45%) Middleware
6 2 (3.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Device Driver
1 17 (29.31%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.97%) Algorithms
3 9 (15.52%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (8.62%) CUDA
5 4 (6.90%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.45%) Data Structures
7 2 (3.45%) MPEG
7 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.72%) DTV
8 1 (1.72%) EPoS
8 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (17.24%) Windows
3 7 (12.07%) Android
4 6 (10.34%) Fedora
5 3 (5.17%) CentOS
5 3 (5.17%) Scientific Linux
6 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.72%) UNIX
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.72%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (79.31%) Software Engineering
2 15 (25.86%) UML
3 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.52%) Scrum
5 8 (13.79%) Multithreading
5 8 (13.79%) OO
6 6 (10.34%) Software Testing
7 5 (8.62%) Validation
7 5 (8.62%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (5.17%) OOP
8 3 (5.17%) Workflow
8 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.45%) Machine Learning
9 2 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (3.45%) Web Development
9 2 (3.45%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.45%) Code Coverage
9 2 (3.45%) OOD
9 2 (3.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 47 (81.03%) C++
2 46 (79.31%) C
3 19 (32.76%) Embedded C++
4 13 (22.41%) Java
5 12 (20.69%) Embedded C
6 8 (13.79%) C#
6 8 (13.79%) SQL
7 7 (12.07%) Python
7 7 (12.07%) Bash Shell
8 5 (8.62%) Perl
9 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
10 3 (5.17%) Assembly Language
11 2 (3.45%) XPath
11 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.72%) PHP
12 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) ISEB
4 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Firmware
2 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) Xen
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
2 4 (6.90%) VMware
3 3 (5.17%) Citrix
3 3 (5.17%) Perforce
3 3 (5.17%) Wind River
4 2 (3.45%) Atmel
4 2 (3.45%) QNX
5 1 (1.72%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) IBM
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.72%) Freescale
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