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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 417 396 408
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 32 67 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.51% 1.04% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 31 50 30
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
6266 6458 6576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.52% 27.69% 29.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5292 5445 5691
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
East Sussex +22 17 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Buckinghamshire -12 4 £34,500 -1.42%
Oxfordshire 0 3 £45,000 +37.40% 1
Hampshire -19 2 £45,000 +46.93% 4
Surrey - 2 £49,500 - 3
West Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
Kent - 1 £36,000 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £50,000 -
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (85.71%) C
3 41 (83.67%) C++
4 21 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 19 (38.78%) Raspberry Pi
6 17 (34.69%) Device Driver
7 10 (20.41%) Degree
8 9 (18.37%) Python
9 8 (16.33%) Embedded C++
9 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
9 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (16.33%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
10 7 (14.29%) Mathematics
10 7 (14.29%) Physics
10 7 (14.29%) Electronics
11 6 (12.24%) Streaming Video
11 6 (12.24%) Embedded C
11 6 (12.24%) HTML
11 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
12 5 (10.20%) IPTV
12 5 (10.20%) HTML5
12 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
12 5 (10.20%) PHP
12 5 (10.20%) Windows
12 5 (10.20%) Ethernet
12 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
12 5 (10.20%) Wireless
12 5 (10.20%) SDLC
12 5 (10.20%) Algorithms

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Ethernet
1 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
1 5 (10.20%) Wireless
2 2 (4.08%) Frame Relay
2 2 (4.08%) Modbus
2 2 (4.08%) GSM
2 2 (4.08%) ISDN
2 2 (4.08%) RTP
2 2 (4.08%) X.25
2 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.04%) Internet
3 1 (2.04%) DVB
3 1 (2.04%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.04%) NFC
3 1 (2.04%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.16%) Subversion
3 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.08%) Trac
5 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (14.29%) Electronics
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (59.18%) Developer
2 23 (46.94%) Linux Developer
3 19 (38.78%) Software Engineer
4 17 (34.69%) Junior
4 17 (34.69%) Junior Developer
5 9 (18.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Programmer
8 4 (8.16%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) C Software Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Junior Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.08%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Administrator
9 2 (4.08%) Graduate
9 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.08%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) HTML
2 5 (10.20%) HTML5
3 4 (8.16%) WebGL
3 4 (8.16%) CSS3
3 4 (8.16%) CSS
4 2 (4.08%) Qt
4 2 (4.08%) QML
4 2 (4.08%) GStreamer
5 1 (2.04%) REST
5 1 (2.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (2.04%) .NET
5 1 (2.04%) MFC
5 1 (2.04%) Web Services
5 1 (2.04%) DirectX
5 1 (2.04%) .NET Remoting
5 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.78%) Raspberry Pi
2 17 (34.69%) Device Driver
3 8 (16.33%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
4 7 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 7 (14.29%) Physics
5 6 (12.24%) Streaming Video
6 5 (10.20%) IPTV
6 5 (10.20%) Algorithms
7 4 (8.16%) Streaming Media
8 2 (4.08%) DTV
8 2 (4.08%) GIS
8 2 (4.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (4.08%) SystemC
9 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
9 1 (2.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.20%) Windows
3 2 (4.08%) UNIX
3 2 (4.08%) Fedora
3 2 (4.08%) Android
3 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.04%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.20%) SDLC
4 4 (8.16%) Validation
5 3 (6.12%) UML
5 3 (6.12%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.08%) Image Processing
6 2 (4.08%) Product Management
6 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.08%) Project Management
6 2 (4.08%) Energy Management
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Kernel Development
7 1 (2.04%) OO
7 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.04%) Scrum
7 1 (2.04%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.04%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.04%) Machine Learning
7 1 (2.04%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (2.04%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (85.71%) C
2 41 (83.67%) C++
3 9 (18.37%) Python
4 8 (16.33%) Embedded C++
5 6 (12.24%) Embedded C
5 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.20%) PHP
7 4 (8.16%) Assembly Language
8 3 (6.12%) Perl
9 2 (4.08%) Java
10 1 (2.04%) C#
10 1 (2.04%) SQL
10 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) HND
4 1 (2.04%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (4.08%) Progress
1 2 (4.08%) Perforce
1 2 (4.08%) Wind River
2 1 (2.04%) Atmel
2 1 (2.04%) SAP
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