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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Linux
England / South West
Rank 214 246 241
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -5
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 17 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.10% 0.034%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.53% 0.34% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 2
Median salary £35,250 £40,500 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.96% -20.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £47,350
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £42,500 £54,150
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -5.26%

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
1111 1758 1612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 22.31% 30.31% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1548 1408
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,820
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £50,000 £52,500
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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire - 13 £30,500 -
Dorset +22 2 £40,000 -1.23%
Bristol - 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 £40,000 -
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (91.67%) Software Engineering
3 20 (83.33%) C++
4 19 (79.17%) Degree
5 14 (58.33%) Computer Science
6 13 (54.17%) Unix
6 13 (54.17%) OO
7 12 (50.00%) Embedded C++
8 11 (45.83%) OOP
8 11 (45.83%) Manufacturing
8 11 (45.83%) Integration Testing
8 11 (45.83%) SDLC
9 10 (41.67%) Embedded Software Development
9 10 (41.67%) SQL
10 9 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (29.17%) C
11 7 (29.17%) Electronics
12 6 (25.00%) Java
12 6 (25.00%) .NET
13 4 (16.67%) Open Source
13 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
14 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
14 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
14 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (12.50%) QA
14 3 (12.50%) Device Driver
14 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
14 3 (12.50%) Post-Production
14 3 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
14 3 (12.50%) Cybersecurity

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 (4.17%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Modbus
1 1 (4.17%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Bugzilla
2 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.17%) CMake
3 1 (4.17%) CppUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (45.83%) Manufacturing
2 7 (29.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Software Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Junior
2 8 (33.33%) Junior Software Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Graduate
6 2 (8.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Test Scripter
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) Yocto
3 1 (4.17%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 9 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (12.50%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.17%) CAN bus
4 1 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) Unix
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 13 (54.17%) OO
3 11 (45.83%) Integration Testing
3 11 (45.83%) OOP
3 11 (45.83%) SDLC
4 10 (41.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) Open Source
6 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (12.50%) Post-Production
7 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Black-Box Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Device Driver Development
7 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.33%) Regression Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.17%) Scrum
8 1 (4.17%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) C++
2 12 (50.00%) Embedded C++
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) C
5 6 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (8.33%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.17%) C#
7 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) MISRA
2 1 (4.17%) MISRA C