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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 239 189 197
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +8
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 2 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.032% 0.45% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.12% 1.55% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 19
Average salary £51,250 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.69% -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1701 1480 1773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.56% 29.20% 30.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1447 1295 1550
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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
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 22 September 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
Bristol -20 1 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Somerset -26 1 £52,500 - 2
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) C++
3 5 (71.43%) C
4 4 (57.14%) Perl
4 4 (57.14%) Python
4 4 (57.14%) Wireless
4 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
4 4 (57.14%) Device Driver
4 4 (57.14%) Embedded C++
4 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 4 (57.14%) LTE
4 4 (57.14%) 4G
5 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
6 2 (28.57%) Broadband
6 2 (28.57%) POSIX
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) TDD
6 2 (28.57%) Subversion
6 2 (28.57%) WiMAX
6 2 (28.57%) JIRA
6 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 2 (28.57%) Open Source
6 2 (28.57%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Wireless
1 4 (57.14%) LTE
1 4 (57.14%) 4G
2 2 (28.57%) Broadband
2 2 (28.57%) WiMAX
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Device Driver
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) C
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Embedded C++
4 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
5 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 19 days ago