The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank 826 878 875
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -3
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 55 96 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.090% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.25% 0.34% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 45 73 100
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
22070 27942 30896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.57% 26.25% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 18528 23640 25723
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads 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 UK

Embedded Linux
Salary Trend

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

Embedded Linux Salary Trend in the UK

Embedded Linux
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 within the UK.

Embedded Linux Salary Histogram in the UK

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 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
England +30 54 £40,000 -20.00% 15
South East +47 18 £40,000 -15.78% 4
East of England -19 15 £40,000 -20.00% 3
South West +15 8 £37,500 -25.00%
Hampshire -4 7 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Cambridgeshire -5 7 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Kent +16 6 - -
East Midlands +9 6 £40,000 +14.28% 1
North West -20 6 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Dover - 6 - -
Cheshire +4 5 £60,000 +50.00%
Northampton - 5 £40,000 -
Coventry - 5 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £45,000 - 2
Portsmouth +14 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Tewkesbury +6 3 £36,500 -27.00%
Cambridge -3 3 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Gloucestershire -12 3 £36,500 -27.00%
Norwich - 3 £37,500 -
Barnsley - 3 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £40,000 -
Bedford - 3 £40,000 -
Huntingdon - 3 £49,000 -
Norfolk - 3 £37,500 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
London +35 2 - - 2
Hertfordshire -16 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Milton Keynes - 2 £36,000 -

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 175 (100.00%) Linux
2 162 (92.57%) Software Engineering
3 130 (74.29%) C++
4 119 (68.00%) C
5 63 (36.00%) Degree
6 50 (28.57%) Embedded C
7 45 (25.71%) Bash Shell
8 44 (25.14%) TCP/IP
9 43 (24.57%) Device Driver
10 42 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (20.57%) Firmware
11 36 (20.57%) Python
12 35 (20.00%) Embedded C++
12 35 (20.00%) Electronics
13 34 (19.43%) Git (software)
14 32 (18.29%) Qt
15 30 (17.14%) Algorithms
16 27 (15.43%) Embedded Software Development
17 25 (14.29%) Computer Science
17 25 (14.29%) Yocto
18 24 (13.71%) Scrum
18 24 (13.71%) Configuration Management
19 23 (13.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 23 (13.14%) Embedded Systems
20 22 (12.57%) Subversion
21 21 (12.00%) Mathematics
22 20 (11.43%) OO
23 19 (10.86%) UML
24 18 (10.29%) OOD
24 18 (10.29%) Java

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.29%) Apache
1 4 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (2.29%) nginx
2 2 (1.14%) Drupal
2 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.14%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.57%) Mathcad
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.29%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 44 (25.14%) TCP/IP
2 15 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (5.71%) SNMP
3 10 (5.71%) Wireless
4 6 (3.43%) Bluetooth
5 4 (2.29%) DHCP
5 4 (2.29%) DNS
5 4 (2.29%) LDAP
5 4 (2.29%) MQTT
5 4 (2.29%) SAN
5 4 (2.29%) VLAN
6 3 (1.71%) HTTP
6 3 (1.71%) Internet
6 3 (1.71%) ZigBee
7 2 (1.14%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.14%) Firewall
7 2 (1.14%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.14%) SSL
7 2 (1.14%) VoIP
7 2 (1.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.29%) MySQL
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (19.43%) Git (software)
2 22 (12.57%) Subversion
3 15 (8.57%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.57%) JIRA
5 4 (2.29%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (1.71%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.14%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.14%) Buildbot
8 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.57%) C++Builder
8 1 (0.57%) CMake
8 1 (0.57%) CppUnit
8 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.57%) NetBeans
General
1 35 (20.00%) Electronics
2 17 (9.71%) Automotive
3 4 (2.29%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.29%) Retail
4 3 (1.71%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.71%) Avionics
4 3 (1.71%) Finance
5 2 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 138 (78.86%) Software Engineer
2 121 (69.14%) Embedded Engineer
3 110 (62.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 54 (30.86%) Linux Engineer
5 51 (29.14%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 42 (24.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 41 (23.43%) C++ Software Engineer
8 32 (18.29%) C Software Engineer
9 30 (17.14%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 29 (16.57%) Embedded C Engineer
10 29 (16.57%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 29 (16.57%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 25 (14.29%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 25 (14.29%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 25 (14.29%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 25 (14.29%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
12 15 (8.57%) Graduate
13 14 (8.00%) Developer
13 14 (8.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 13 (7.43%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (18.29%) Qt
2 25 (14.29%) Yocto
3 15 (8.57%) Qt Quick
4 9 (5.14%) JSON
5 7 (4.00%) Middleware
5 7 (4.00%) Node.js
6 6 (3.43%) STL
6 6 (3.43%) WebSockets
7 5 (2.86%) Ajax
8 4 (2.29%) ELK Stack
8 4 (2.29%) LAMP
8 4 (2.29%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (2.29%) REST
8 4 (2.29%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (2.29%) XML
9 3 (1.71%) Pthreads
9 3 (1.71%) XMPP
10 2 (1.14%) Apache Flex
10 2 (1.14%) HTML
11 1 (0.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (24.57%) Device Driver
2 30 (17.14%) Algorithms
3 25 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 23 (13.14%) Embedded Systems
4 23 (13.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 21 (12.00%) Mathematics
6 18 (10.29%) Physics
7 15 (8.57%) Telematics
8 8 (4.57%) Digital TV
8 8 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (4.57%) STB
9 7 (4.00%) IPTV
9 7 (4.00%) Over-the-Top Content
10 6 (3.43%) Cryptography
11 5 (2.86%) Artificial Intelligence
11 5 (2.86%) Biometrics
12 4 (2.29%) Public Cloud
13 2 (1.14%) Cybercrime
13 2 (1.14%) Data Centre
13 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 175 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (5.14%) Android
3 8 (4.57%) VxWorks
3 8 (4.57%) Windows
4 4 (2.29%) CentOS
4 4 (2.29%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.29%) Ubuntu
4 4 (2.29%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.14%) Debian
5 2 (1.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (92.57%) Software Engineering
2 42 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (15.43%) Embedded Software Development
4 24 (13.71%) Configuration Management
4 24 (13.71%) Scrum
5 20 (11.43%) OO
6 19 (10.86%) UML
7 18 (10.29%) OOD
7 18 (10.29%) Open Source
8 17 (9.71%) Device Driver Development
9 14 (8.00%) Multithreading
9 14 (8.00%) Validation
10 13 (7.43%) Signal Processing
11 12 (6.86%) Kalman Filter
11 12 (6.86%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (4.57%) Defect Tracking
13 7 (4.00%) Image Processing
14 6 (3.43%) Computer Vision
14 6 (3.43%) Post-Production
14 6 (3.43%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 130 (74.29%) C++
2 119 (68.00%) C
3 50 (28.57%) Embedded C
4 45 (25.71%) Bash Shell
5 36 (20.57%) Python
6 35 (20.00%) Embedded C++
7 18 (10.29%) Java
8 12 (6.86%) C#
9 8 (4.57%) Perl
10 6 (3.43%) JavaScript
10 6 (3.43%) Ruby
11 5 (2.86%) Go
12 3 (1.71%) ANSI C
13 2 (1.14%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.14%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (1.14%) Tcl
14 1 (0.57%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 63 (36.00%) Degree
2 14 (8.00%) PhD
3 4 (2.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) HNC
4 1 (0.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.14%) QA
2 3 (1.71%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.57%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 36 (20.57%) Firmware
2 5 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.29%) NFS
3 4 (2.29%) Samba
4 2 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.29%) Kibana
1 4 (2.29%) logstash
2 2 (1.14%) Ansible
2 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.14%) Puppet
2 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 5 (2.86%) VMware
2 4 (2.29%) Atlassian
2 4 (2.29%) Sun
3 2 (1.14%) Adobe
3 2 (1.14%) CheckPoint
3 2 (1.14%) Freescale
3 2 (1.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.57%) Borland
4 1 (0.57%) Broadcom
4 1 (0.57%) CA
4 1 (0.57%) Hypercom
4 1 (0.57%) Ingenico
4 1 (0.57%) VeriFone
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