The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank 226 241 247
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 8 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.052% 0.061%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.60% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 4
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £50,000 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1332 1711 1693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 25.80% 29.94% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1555 1422
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £53,400
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Embedded Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Embedded Linux
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Linux across the South West region.

Embedded Linux Salary Trend in the South West

Embedded Linux
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the South West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -12 3 £36,500 -27.00%
Bristol - 2 £37,500 -
Cornwall - 2 £40,000 -
Dorset - 1 £37,500 -
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing Embedded Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) Software Engineering
3 9 (60.00%) Electronics
3 9 (60.00%) C++
3 9 (60.00%) Degree
4 7 (46.67%) C
4 7 (46.67%) Open Source
5 6 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (40.00%) Post-Production
5 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (40.00%) QA
5 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (26.67%) Device Driver
7 3 (20.00%) Device Driver Development
7 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (13.33%) Bugzilla
8 2 (13.33%) OO
8 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Black-Box Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 2 (13.33%) Regression Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) Yocto
9 1 (6.67%) CMake
9 1 (6.67%) Jenkins

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (6.67%) CMake
3 1 (6.67%) CppUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 9 (60.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 10 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (60.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (26.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 3 (20.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 2 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
7 2 (13.33%) Test Scripter
8 1 (6.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (26.67%) Device Driver
3 1 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) Open Source
3 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
3 6 (40.00%) Post-Production
4 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (20.00%) Device Driver Development
5 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Regression Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) V-Model
6 1 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C++
2 7 (46.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA