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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank 244 235 236
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 6 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.11% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.40% 0.50% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 8
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £49,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
1500 1816 1529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.77% 29.89% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1313 1483 1352
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 6 May 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
Dorset +10 5 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £42,500 -
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) C
2 10 (90.91%) C++
2 10 (90.91%) Software Engineering
3 9 (81.82%) Electronics
4 8 (72.73%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (54.55%) Embedded C
5 6 (54.55%) Embedded C++
6 5 (45.45%) Firmware
6 5 (45.45%) UML
6 5 (45.45%) Automotive
7 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
7 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
7 3 (27.27%) Linux Kernel Development
7 3 (27.27%) Project Management
7 3 (27.27%) Qt
8 1 (9.09%) Ruby
8 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
8 1 (9.09%) Degree
8 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (9.09%) Debian
8 1 (9.09%) Scrum
8 1 (9.09%) VMware
8 1 (9.09%) Python
8 1 (9.09%) LAN
8 1 (9.09%) WAN
8 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 1 (9.09%) PHP
8 1 (9.09%) C#

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 9 (81.82%) Electronics
2 5 (45.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Software Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) Firmware Engineer
4 4 (36.36%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (27.27%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (27.27%) Principal Software Engineer
6 2 (18.18%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (18.18%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (18.18%) Senior C Software Engineer
6 2 (18.18%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (18.18%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (9.09%) Administrator
7 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Debian
2 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) Linux Kernel Development
3 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
3 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Signal Processing
4 1 (9.09%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C
1 10 (90.91%) C++
2 6 (54.55%) Embedded C
2 6 (54.55%) Embedded C++
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Firmware
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) VMware