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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 407 386 406
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 32 46 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.49% 0.76% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 27 39 47
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
6488 6027 6914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.92% 27.98% 29.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5309 5038 6141
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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
Surrey -8 7 £50,000 -33.33%
Buckinghamshire +3 6 £42,500 -12.37% 2
Hampshire -21 6 £46,750 +3.88%
Middlesex +9 3 - -
Kent -8 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Berkshire +11 2 £50,000 +33.33%
Oxfordshire -1 2 £55,000 +57.14% 2
East Sussex -26 2 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £37,500 - 1
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 68 (100.00%) Linux
2 57 (83.82%) C++
3 56 (82.35%) Software Engineering
4 52 (76.47%) C
5 28 (41.18%) Electronics
6 22 (32.35%) Embedded C++
6 22 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (30.88%) UML
8 17 (25.00%) Device Driver
8 17 (25.00%) Degree
9 14 (20.59%) Algorithms
10 13 (19.12%) Java
11 12 (17.65%) Embedded C
11 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (16.18%) Subversion
12 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
12 11 (16.18%) OO
13 10 (14.71%) Windows
14 9 (13.24%) Git (software)
14 9 (13.24%) Python
14 9 (13.24%) Embedded Systems
15 8 (11.76%) SQL
15 8 (11.76%) Android
15 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
15 8 (11.76%) Scrum
16 7 (10.29%) Multithreading
16 7 (10.29%) C#
16 7 (10.29%) XML
16 7 (10.29%) OpenCL
16 7 (10.29%) Bash Shell

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (4.41%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.88%) Firewall
3 3 (4.41%) X.25
3 3 (4.41%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.41%) Frame Relay
4 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Subversion
2 9 (13.24%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.82%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.41%) GCC
4 3 (4.41%) CMake
5 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.94%) MSBuild
5 2 (2.94%) JIRA
6 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.47%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.47%) MSTest
6 1 (1.47%) Trac
6 1 (1.47%) VectorCAST
General
1 28 (41.18%) Electronics
2 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.88%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.41%) Multimedia
3 3 (4.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (55.88%) Software Engineer
2 21 (30.88%) Developer
3 15 (22.06%) C++ Software Engineer
4 14 (20.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 10 (14.71%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Graduate
8 3 (4.41%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Embedded Software Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Embedded C Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Junior
9 2 (2.94%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 1 (1.47%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) XML
1 7 (10.29%) OpenCL
2 5 (7.35%) DirectCompute
2 5 (7.35%) .NET
2 5 (7.35%) WPF
3 4 (5.88%) JSON
3 4 (5.88%) HTML
3 4 (5.88%) Web Services
3 4 (5.88%) HTML5
4 3 (4.41%) REST
4 3 (4.41%) Qt
4 3 (4.41%) RESTful
4 3 (4.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (4.41%) WCF
4 3 (4.41%) .NET Remoting
4 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.94%) WF
5 2 (2.94%) Silverlight
5 2 (2.94%) jQuery
5 2 (2.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 14 (20.59%) Algorithms
4 9 (13.24%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
6 5 (7.35%) CUDA
7 4 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (4.41%) Robotics
8 3 (4.41%) Physics
9 2 (2.94%) DTV
9 2 (2.94%) Mathematics
9 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
9 2 (2.94%) MPEG
10 1 (1.47%) EPoS
10 1 (1.47%) VHDL
10 1 (1.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (1.47%) User Experience
10 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (14.71%) Windows
3 8 (11.76%) Android
4 6 (8.82%) Fedora
5 3 (4.41%) CentOS
5 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.41%) Scientific Linux
6 2 (2.94%) UNIX
7 1 (1.47%) Tizen
7 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (82.35%) Software Engineering
2 21 (30.88%) UML
3 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (16.18%) OO
5 8 (11.76%) Scrum
6 7 (10.29%) Multithreading
7 6 (8.82%) Software Testing
8 5 (7.35%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (5.88%) Line Management
9 4 (5.88%) Workflow
10 3 (4.41%) OOP
10 3 (4.41%) Regression Testing
10 3 (4.41%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.41%) Performance Management
10 3 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (2.94%) Validation
11 2 (2.94%) OOD
11 2 (2.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 57 (83.82%) C++
2 52 (76.47%) C
3 22 (32.35%) Embedded C++
4 13 (19.12%) Java
5 12 (17.65%) Embedded C
6 9 (13.24%) Python
7 8 (11.76%) SQL
8 7 (10.29%) C#
8 7 (10.29%) Bash Shell
9 6 (8.82%) Perl
10 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
11 3 (4.41%) Assembly Language
12 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.94%) XPath
12 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.41%) Firmware
2 1 (1.47%) Xen
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Red Hat
2 4 (5.88%) VMware
3 3 (4.41%) Wind River
3 3 (4.41%) Citrix
3 3 (4.41%) Perforce
4 2 (2.94%) QNX
4 2 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (1.47%) IBM
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.47%) Freescale
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