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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 424 400 397
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 17 35 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.082% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.28% 0.58% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 13 35 42
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £51,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
6008 6001 6309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.84% 26.98% 28.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5045 4935 5340
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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 March 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 March 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 -23 6 £32,500 -18.75% 6
Buckinghamshire +7 3 £50,000 -9.09%
Hampshire -7 2 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Kent - 2 £42,500 - 4
Oxfordshire +3 1 £55,000 +7.31% 2
Berkshire -3 1 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Surrey - 1 £36,250 - 3
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 41 (83.67%) C
3 37 (75.51%) C++
4 36 (73.47%) Software Engineering
5 18 (36.73%) Device Driver
6 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (26.53%) Electronics
7 13 (26.53%) Embedded C++
8 12 (24.49%) Embedded C
8 12 (24.49%) Subversion
9 10 (20.41%) Java
10 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (18.37%) UML
10 9 (18.37%) Multithreading
11 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
11 8 (16.33%) Degree
11 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
11 8 (16.33%) Windows
11 8 (16.33%) Scrum
12 7 (14.29%) Algorithms
12 7 (14.29%) Bash Shell
12 7 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
13 6 (12.24%) Red Hat
13 6 (12.24%) Firmware
13 6 (12.24%) Fedora
13 6 (12.24%) OO
13 6 (12.24%) C#
13 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio
14 5 (10.20%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (6.12%) SAS
2 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.16%) Firewall
3 3 (6.12%) Frame Relay
3 3 (6.12%) X.25
3 3 (6.12%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.08%) RTP
5 1 (2.04%) Bluetooth
5 1 (2.04%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) Big Data
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Subversion
2 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio
4 4 (8.16%) Trac
5 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.12%) GCC
6 1 (2.04%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.04%) MSTest
6 1 (2.04%) LabVIEW
6 1 (2.04%) JIRA
6 1 (2.04%) VectorCAST
General
1 13 (26.53%) Electronics
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (53.06%) Software Engineer
2 21 (42.86%) Developer
3 16 (32.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) Linux Developer
5 9 (18.37%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 7 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 7 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (12.24%) C Software Engineer
7 6 (12.24%) Senior Developer
8 5 (10.20%) Junior
9 4 (8.16%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 4 (8.16%) Junior Developer
9 4 (8.16%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (8.16%) Embedded C Engineer
10 3 (6.12%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 3 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
11 2 (4.08%) Embedded Software Developer
11 2 (4.08%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
11 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
1 4 (8.16%) OpenCL
2 3 (6.12%) DirectCompute
2 3 (6.12%) HTML
2 3 (6.12%) Web Services
2 3 (6.12%) .NET Remoting
2 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
2 3 (6.12%) WCF
2 3 (6.12%) WPF
2 3 (6.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (6.12%) REST
3 2 (4.08%) QML
3 2 (4.08%) HTML5
3 2 (4.08%) GStreamer
3 2 (4.08%) Middleware
3 2 (4.08%) Qt
4 1 (2.04%) RESTful
4 1 (2.04%) WinForms
4 1 (2.04%) WF
4 1 (2.04%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) Device Driver
2 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 7 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (8.16%) Raspberry Pi
5 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.12%) CUDA
6 2 (4.08%) SystemC
6 2 (4.08%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (4.08%) Streaming Video
6 2 (4.08%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.04%) Physics
7 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.04%) MPEG
7 1 (2.04%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (16.33%) Windows
3 6 (12.24%) Fedora
4 4 (8.16%) Android
5 3 (6.12%) CentOS
5 3 (6.12%) Scientific Linux
6 1 (2.04%) Tizen
6 1 (2.04%) UNIX
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) Software Engineering
2 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.37%) Multithreading
3 9 (18.37%) UML
4 8 (16.33%) Scrum
5 6 (12.24%) OO
6 5 (10.20%) Validation
7 4 (8.16%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (6.12%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (4.08%) Machine Learning
9 2 (4.08%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.08%) OOP
9 2 (4.08%) OOD
10 1 (2.04%) SOA
10 1 (2.04%) Code Coverage
10 1 (2.04%) Workflow
10 1 (2.04%) Web Development
10 1 (2.04%) Load Testing
10 1 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 41 (83.67%) C
2 37 (75.51%) C++
3 13 (26.53%) Embedded C++
4 12 (24.49%) Embedded C
5 10 (20.41%) Java
6 7 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 6 (12.24%) C#
8 5 (10.20%) Perl
8 5 (10.20%) SQL
9 4 (8.16%) Python
10 3 (6.12%) Assembly Language
11 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.04%) Ruby
11 1 (2.04%) XPath
11 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.04%) PHP
11 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Firmware
2 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) Xen
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) iptables
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.16%) VMware
3 3 (6.12%) Wind River
3 3 (6.12%) Citrix
3 3 (6.12%) Perforce
4 2 (4.08%) Atmel
5 1 (2.04%) Freescale
5 1 (2.04%) QNX
5 1 (2.04%) IBM
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
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