The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 226 189 186
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -3
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 4 22 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.067% 0.42% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.24% 1.54% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 25
Average salary £45,000 £33,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1671 1424 1631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.88% 27.18% 29.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1431 1281 1438
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Embedded Linux
England

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 July 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
Wiltshire -8 2 £40,000 -22.33%
Somerset -15 1 £52,500 - 3
Bristol -25 1 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) C
3 8 (72.73%) C++
3 8 (72.73%) Python
3 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
4 6 (54.55%) Subversion
4 6 (54.55%) LTE
4 6 (54.55%) 4G
4 6 (54.55%) Wireless
4 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
4 6 (54.55%) Device Driver
4 6 (54.55%) Perl
5 4 (36.36%) POSIX
5 4 (36.36%) Embedded C++
5 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
5 4 (36.36%) TDD
5 4 (36.36%) JIRA
6 3 (27.27%) Embedded C
7 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services
7 2 (18.18%) XML
7 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
7 2 (18.18%) Broadband
7 2 (18.18%) WiMAX
7 2 (18.18%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 6 (54.55%) LTE
1 6 (54.55%) 4G
1 6 (54.55%) Wireless
2 2 (18.18%) Broadband
2 2 (18.18%) WiMAX
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Subversion
2 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) C++ Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) POSIX
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Device Driver
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C
2 8 (72.73%) C++
2 8 (72.73%) Python
3 6 (54.55%) Perl
4 4 (36.36%) Embedded C++
5 3 (27.27%) Embedded C
6 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
Bath
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago