The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 81 86 89
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 8 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.95% 0.12% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.17% 0.28% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Embedded Linux
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
369 357 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 43.67% 43.38% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 332 353 316
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £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 Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Linux across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Embedded Linux
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Linux across the Southampton region.

Embedded Linux Salary Trend in Southampton

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 35 (100.00%) C++
1 35 (100.00%) C
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (97.14%) Software Engineering
3 28 (80.00%) XML
4 25 (71.43%) SSL
5 24 (68.57%) TCP/IP
6 18 (51.43%) EMV
7 17 (48.57%) FTP
7 17 (48.57%) C#
7 17 (48.57%) Java
8 14 (40.00%) Retail
9 13 (37.14%) Embedded C++
10 11 (31.43%) EFT
10 11 (31.43%) VeriFone
11 10 (28.57%) Cryptography
12 9 (25.71%) Embedded C
13 8 (22.86%) Python
13 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (20.00%) Time Management
15 6 (17.14%) Subversion
16 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
16 5 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 4 (11.43%) Line Management
17 4 (11.43%) JSON
17 4 (11.43%) OO
18 3 (8.57%) Performance Management
19 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
19 1 (2.86%) Electronics
19 1 (2.86%) Degree

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 25 (71.43%) SSL
2 24 (68.57%) TCP/IP
3 17 (48.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Subversion
2 5 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (88.57%) Software Engineer
2 27 (77.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (25.71%) C Software Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Embedded C Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (11.43%) JSON
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (51.43%) EMV
2 11 (31.43%) EFT
3 10 (28.57%) Cryptography
4 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (97.14%) Software Engineering
2 7 (20.00%) Time Management
3 4 (11.43%) Line Management
3 4 (11.43%) OO
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) C++
1 35 (100.00%) C
2 17 (48.57%) C#
2 17 (48.57%) Java
3 13 (37.14%) Embedded C++
4 9 (25.71%) Embedded C
5 8 (22.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) VeriFone