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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 236 213 208
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -5
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 8 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.44% 0.46% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 13
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1818 1506 1538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.41% 26.35% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1491 1331 1355
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,750 £47,500
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Linux across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Linux across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Embedded Linux Salary Histogram 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Dorset -14 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Devon - 2 £46,250 - 2
Somerset - 1 £35,000 -
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 11 (100.00%) C
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Software Engineering
3 7 (63.64%) Python
3 7 (63.64%) C++
4 5 (45.45%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (36.36%) Subversion
5 4 (36.36%) Android
5 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 3 (27.27%) Embedded C
6 3 (27.27%) Embedded C++
6 3 (27.27%) Device Driver
7 2 (18.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) POSIX
7 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 2 (18.18%) UNIX
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
7 2 (18.18%) Signal Processing

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
1 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) Broadband
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) GCC
2 1 (9.09%) GDB
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Development Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Software Development Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Development Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Software Development Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Software Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Development Team Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) POSIX
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (27.27%) Device Driver
3 2 (18.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Android
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Signal Processing
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C
2 7 (63.64%) C++
2 7 (63.64%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Embedded C
4 3 (27.27%) Embedded C++
4 3 (27.27%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 2 (18.18%) C#
6 1 (9.09%) AWK
6 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MBA
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
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Devon
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, flexible working, etc.
Posted: 13 days ago
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