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

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank 856 868 859
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 61 83 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.078% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.24% 0.29% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 57 80 118
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,575
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £60,000 £59,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
25248 28569 31944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.68% 26.77% 26.73%
Number of salaries quoted 21443 23921 26901
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 31 May 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 31 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
England +8 59 £40,000 - 24
South East +17 19 £37,500 +15.38% 5
North West +35 15 £37,500 -10.71% 2
Manchester - 12 £35,000 - 2
London +7 10 £41,250 -17.50% 2
West Sussex +4 10 £37,500 -6.25% 1
West Midlands 0 8 £44,000 +17.33% 2
Worthing - 8 £37,500 - 1
East of England -2 5 £47,500 +8.57% 7
Birmingham - 5 £44,000 -
Hertfordshire +12 4 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire +25 3 £40,000 +15.94% 1
Hampshire +5 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Coventry - 3 £48,750 -
Scotland -8 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Colne - 2 £46,000 -
Lancashire - 2 £46,000 -
Buckingham - 2 £40,000 -
City of London +41 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Cheshire +24 1 £40,000 -4.76%
Yorkshire +13 1 £45,000 - 1
Middlesex +9 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Dorset +9 1 £40,000 -
Watford +7 1 £40,000 -20.00%
South West -4 1 £40,000 -
Cambridge -10 1 £50,000 -2.43% 4
Glasgow -17 1 £60,000 +33.33%
Cambridgeshire -17 1 £50,000 +19.76% 4
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £37,500 -

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 142 (100.00%) Linux
2 114 (80.28%) Software Engineering
3 112 (78.87%) C++
4 110 (77.46%) C
5 60 (42.25%) Embedded C
6 58 (40.85%) Degree
7 56 (39.44%) Electronics
8 44 (30.99%) Embedded Systems
9 39 (27.46%) Embedded C++
10 32 (22.54%) Embedded Software Development
11 30 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (20.42%) Scrum
13 27 (19.01%) Multithreading
14 26 (18.31%) TCP/IP
14 26 (18.31%) OO
15 25 (17.61%) UML
15 25 (17.61%) Java
16 24 (16.90%) C#
17 23 (16.20%) Windows
18 20 (14.08%) VxWorks
18 20 (14.08%) Computer Science
19 19 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (13.38%) OOD
20 18 (12.68%) Android
21 16 (11.27%) ISO 9001
21 16 (11.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
22 15 (10.56%) Visual Studio
23 14 (9.86%) Test Automation
23 14 (9.86%) HND
23 14 (9.86%) Device Driver

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 1 (0.70%) Apache
1 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.31%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.23%) Internet
3 5 (3.52%) VoIP
4 3 (2.11%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.41%) PBX
5 2 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.70%) HTTP
6 1 (0.70%) LAN
6 1 (0.70%) RTP
6 1 (0.70%) SNMP
6 1 (0.70%) SSL
6 1 (0.70%) VLAN
6 1 (0.70%) WAN
6 1 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (10.56%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.82%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.82%) Subversion
3 1 (0.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.70%) GCC
General
1 56 (39.44%) Electronics
2 13 (9.15%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.93%) Automotive
4 6 (4.23%) Marketing
5 4 (2.82%) Finance
6 3 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
7 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 100 (70.42%) Software Engineer
2 76 (53.52%) Embedded Engineer
3 56 (39.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 40 (28.17%) C++ Software Engineer
5 33 (23.24%) Linux Engineer
6 32 (22.54%) C Software Engineer
7 30 (21.13%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 29 (20.42%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 27 (19.01%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 20 (14.08%) Embedded C Engineer
10 20 (14.08%) Senior Software Engineer
11 16 (11.27%) Embedded C Software Engineer
12 15 (10.56%) Audio Engineer
12 15 (10.56%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
13 14 (9.86%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
14 13 (9.15%) Developer
15 11 (7.75%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
15 11 (7.75%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
15 11 (7.75%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
15 11 (7.75%) FPGA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.45%) Qt
2 5 (3.52%) .NET
2 5 (3.52%) HTML
3 4 (2.82%) OpenGL
4 3 (2.11%) CSS
4 3 (2.11%) jQuery
4 3 (2.11%) OpenGL ES
4 3 (2.11%) STL
5 2 (1.41%) DirectX
5 2 (1.41%) FreeSWITCH
5 2 (1.41%) GTK+
5 2 (1.41%) POSIX
5 2 (1.41%) Wayland
5 2 (1.41%) WinForms
5 2 (1.41%) XML
6 1 (0.70%) CORBA
6 1 (0.70%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.70%) REST
6 1 (0.70%) SOAP
6 1 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (30.99%) Embedded Systems
2 20 (14.08%) Computer Science
3 19 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (11.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 14 (9.86%) Device Driver
6 4 (2.82%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.82%) VHDL
7 3 (2.11%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (2.11%) DTV
7 3 (2.11%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.41%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.41%) SCADA
9 1 (0.70%) Contactless
9 1 (0.70%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.70%) EMV
9 1 (0.70%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.70%) Physics
9 1 (0.70%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.70%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 142 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (16.20%) Windows
3 20 (14.08%) VxWorks
4 18 (12.68%) Android
5 13 (9.15%) Windows CE
6 5 (3.52%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.41%) uClinux
7 2 (1.41%) Unix
8 1 (0.70%) CentOS
8 1 (0.70%) Debian
8 1 (0.70%) Fedora
8 1 (0.70%) HPUX
8 1 (0.70%) pSOS
8 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.70%) Solaris
8 1 (0.70%) Tizen
8 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (80.28%) Software Engineering
2 32 (22.54%) Embedded Software Development
3 30 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (20.42%) Scrum
5 27 (19.01%) Multithreading
6 26 (18.31%) OO
7 25 (17.61%) UML
8 19 (13.38%) OOD
9 14 (9.86%) Test Automation
10 13 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (9.15%) Pair Programming
10 13 (9.15%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (9.15%) Unit Testing
11 10 (7.04%) Signal Processing
12 8 (5.63%) Android Development
12 8 (5.63%) Mentoring
13 7 (4.93%) Open Source
14 5 (3.52%) Digital Signal Processing
14 5 (3.52%) iOS Development
14 5 (3.52%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (78.87%) C++
2 110 (77.46%) C
3 60 (42.25%) Embedded C
4 39 (27.46%) Embedded C++
5 25 (17.61%) Java
6 24 (16.90%) C#
7 14 (9.86%) Python
8 4 (2.82%) Assembly Language
8 4 (2.82%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.11%) SQL
10 2 (1.41%) Perl
10 2 (1.41%) PHP
10 2 (1.41%) Ruby
10 2 (1.41%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.41%) VB
11 1 (0.70%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.70%) VB6
11 1 (0.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 58 (40.85%) Degree
2 14 (9.86%) HND
3 13 (9.15%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (7.75%) Firmware
2 1 (0.70%) iptables
2 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Ansible
1 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (2.82%) Apple
2 3 (2.11%) Atmel
2 3 (2.11%) EMC
2 3 (2.11%) Intel
2 3 (2.11%) SAP
2 3 (2.11%) Xilinx
3 1 (0.70%) QNX
3 1 (0.70%) Twitter
3 1 (0.70%) VMware
3 1 (0.70%) Wind River
3 1 (0.70%) Xamarin
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