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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 415 398 415
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 32 55 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.24% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.53% 0.84% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 30 40 22
Average salary £34,500 £36,250 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.82% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,750 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- -10.11%
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 South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6083 6522 6437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.10% 28.62% 28.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5200 5401 5561
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 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 5 August 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 5 August 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
East Sussex +15 13 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Oxfordshire -1 5 £45,000 +37.40%
Buckinghamshire -10 4 £34,500 -1.42% 1
Kent - 4 £36,000 - 3
Hampshire -3 3 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Surrey - 2 £49,500 - 2
West Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 52 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (86.54%) C
2 45 (86.54%) C++
3 24 (46.15%) Raspberry Pi
4 18 (34.62%) Device Driver
5 17 (32.69%) Software Engineering
6 12 (23.08%) Degree
7 11 (21.15%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (17.31%) Computer Science
8 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
9 8 (15.38%) Mathematics
9 8 (15.38%) Physics
10 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (13.46%) Python
11 6 (11.54%) Ethernet
11 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
11 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
11 6 (11.54%) Streaming Video
11 6 (11.54%) Electronics
11 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
12 5 (9.62%) IPTV
12 5 (9.62%) Wireless
12 5 (9.62%) Windows
12 5 (9.62%) PHP
12 5 (9.62%) HTML
12 5 (9.62%) Embedded C
12 5 (9.62%) Embedded C++
13 4 (7.69%) Assembly Language
13 4 (7.69%) MySQL
13 4 (7.69%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Ethernet
1 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.62%) Wireless
3 3 (5.77%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (5.77%) Modbus
4 2 (3.85%) Frame Relay
4 2 (3.85%) GSM
4 2 (3.85%) ISDN
4 2 (3.85%) RTP
4 2 (3.85%) X.25
5 1 (1.92%) Internet
5 1 (1.92%) DVB
5 1 (1.92%) NFC
5 1 (1.92%) LTE
5 1 (1.92%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.92%) GDB
General
1 6 (11.54%) Electronics
2 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (65.38%) Developer
2 29 (55.77%) Linux Developer
3 23 (44.23%) Junior
4 22 (42.31%) Junior Developer
5 17 (32.69%) Software Engineer
6 9 (17.31%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (13.46%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) Programmer
9 3 (5.77%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Development Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Junior Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.85%) Administrator
10 2 (3.85%) C++ Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.85%) Graduate
10 2 (3.85%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) HTML
2 4 (7.69%) CSS
2 4 (7.69%) HTML5
2 4 (7.69%) WebGL
2 4 (7.69%) CSS3
3 3 (5.77%) Qt
4 2 (3.85%) QML
4 2 (3.85%) GStreamer
5 1 (1.92%) DirectX
5 1 (1.92%) .NET
5 1 (1.92%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (46.15%) Raspberry Pi
2 18 (34.62%) Device Driver
3 11 (21.15%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (17.31%) Computer Science
5 8 (15.38%) Mathematics
5 8 (15.38%) Physics
6 6 (11.54%) Streaming Video
7 5 (9.62%) IPTV
8 4 (7.69%) Streaming Media
9 3 (5.77%) GIS
9 3 (5.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (3.85%) DTV
10 2 (3.85%) SystemC
10 2 (3.85%) Algorithms
11 1 (1.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (9.62%) Windows
3 2 (3.85%) UNIX
3 2 (3.85%) Fedora
3 2 (3.85%) Android
3 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.92%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Software Engineering
2 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 3 (5.77%) Project Management
4 3 (5.77%) Linux Kernel Development
4 3 (5.77%) SDLC
5 2 (3.85%) Validation
5 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.85%) Image Processing
5 2 (3.85%) Product Management
5 2 (3.85%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (1.92%) Android Development
6 1 (1.92%) iOS Development
6 1 (1.92%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.92%) Test Automation
6 1 (1.92%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (1.92%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (1.92%) UML
6 1 (1.92%) OOD
6 1 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 45 (86.54%) C
1 45 (86.54%) C++
2 7 (13.46%) Python
3 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.62%) PHP
4 5 (9.62%) Embedded C
4 5 (9.62%) Embedded C++
5 4 (7.69%) Assembly Language
6 2 (3.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.92%) Java
7 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) HND
4 1 (1.92%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
1 1 (1.92%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Progress
1 2 (3.85%) Perforce
1 2 (3.85%) Wind River
2 1 (1.92%) SAP
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