The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 793 770 759
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -11
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 103 111 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.34% 0.38% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 90 96 123
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
30301 29142 32809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.90% 27.30% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25095 24881 28078
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 September 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the UK over the 3 months to 17 September 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
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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
England -39 99 £45,000 - 40
South East +10 37 £40,000 -20.00% 9
East of England -26 27 £60,000 +26.31% 16
Cambridge +6 20 £55,000 +22.22% 13
Cambridgeshire +1 20 £57,500 +27.77% 16
Hampshire +8 13 £48,750 +8.33%
East Sussex - 13 £40,000 -
Brighton - 13 £40,000 -
East Midlands +4 12 £37,500 -25.00%
London +2 12 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Derbyshire - 11 £37,500 -
Derby - 10 £37,500 -
Southampton +14 8 £55,000 +22.22%
Hertfordshire -9 5 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Oxford +11 4 £32,750 -6.42%
Oxfordshire +1 4 £32,750 -6.42% 2
West Midlands -3 4 £42,500 +17.24% 1
Yorkshire -32 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £35,000 -
Berkshire +9 3 £37,500 +10.29% 5
City of London - 3 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £43,750 -
York - 3 £42,500 -
Stevenage +7 2 £60,000 +20.00%
Coventry -9 2 £36,250 - 1
South West -46 2 £51,250 +57.69% 8
Norfolk - 2 £60,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £45,000 -
Aylesbury - 2 £35,000 -

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 242 (100.00%) Linux
2 190 (78.51%) C
3 164 (67.77%) Software Engineering
4 163 (67.36%) C++
5 59 (24.38%) Device Driver
6 58 (23.97%) Embedded C
7 57 (23.55%) Electronics
8 55 (22.73%) Embedded C++
8 55 (22.73%) Degree
9 44 (18.18%) TCP/IP
10 41 (16.94%) C#
10 41 (16.94%) Java
10 41 (16.94%) UML
11 40 (16.53%) Computer Science
12 37 (15.29%) XML
13 36 (14.88%) Python
14 34 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
15 33 (13.64%) Windows
15 33 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
16 30 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
17 28 (11.57%) SSL
17 28 (11.57%) Firmware
18 24 (9.92%) Streaming Video
19 23 (9.50%) Multithreading
20 22 (9.09%) Telecoms
21 21 (8.68%) Perl
21 21 (8.68%) Ethernet
21 21 (8.68%) EMV
21 21 (8.68%) Wireless
22 20 (8.26%) FTP

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.83%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) MS Project
1 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 44 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 28 (11.57%) SSL
3 21 (8.68%) Ethernet
3 21 (8.68%) Wireless
4 20 (8.26%) FTP
5 12 (4.96%) HTTP
6 9 (3.72%) Broadband
6 9 (3.72%) IGMP
7 8 (3.31%) RTSP
8 7 (2.89%) LTE
8 7 (2.89%) 4G
8 7 (2.89%) Internet
9 6 (2.48%) GPRS
9 6 (2.48%) VLAN
9 6 (2.48%) DHCP
9 6 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.65%) 802.11
10 4 (1.65%) DVB
10 4 (1.65%) RTP
10 4 (1.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (7.44%) GCC
2 14 (5.79%) Subversion
3 12 (4.96%) GDB
4 10 (4.13%) Git (software)
4 10 (4.13%) CMake
5 8 (3.31%) WinDbg
5 8 (3.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (2.07%) JIRA
7 3 (1.24%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.41%) GNU Toolchain
8 1 (0.41%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
General
1 57 (23.55%) Electronics
2 22 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.61%) Retail
4 12 (4.96%) Finance
5 8 (3.31%) Multimedia
6 6 (2.48%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.65%) Marketing
8 3 (1.24%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) Law
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Games
9 1 (0.41%) Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 137 (56.61%) Software Engineer
2 76 (31.40%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 44 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
4 38 (15.70%) Developer
5 36 (14.88%) C++ Software Engineer
6 30 (12.40%) Senior Software Engineer
7 24 (9.92%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 23 (9.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 20 (8.26%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 14 (5.79%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 12 (4.96%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
12 11 (4.55%) Software Developer
13 10 (4.13%) C Software Engineer
14 7 (2.89%) Team Leader
15 6 (2.48%) Hardware Engineer
15 6 (2.48%) Design Engineer
16 5 (2.07%) Senior Developer
16 5 (2.07%) Graduate
16 5 (2.07%) Senior Software Developer
16 5 (2.07%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (15.29%) XML
2 17 (7.02%) .NET
3 16 (6.61%) OpenGL
4 15 (6.20%) Direct3D
5 13 (5.37%) Qt
5 13 (5.37%) HTML
6 11 (4.55%) Flash
7 8 (3.31%) JSON
7 8 (3.31%) HTML5
8 7 (2.89%) Middleware
9 5 (2.07%) POSIX
10 4 (1.65%) CGI
10 4 (1.65%) jQuery
10 4 (1.65%) GTK+
11 3 (1.24%) CSS3
11 3 (1.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 3 (1.24%) XML Schema
11 3 (1.24%) CSS
11 3 (1.24%) STL
12 2 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 59 (24.38%) Device Driver
2 40 (16.53%) Computer Science
3 34 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
5 28 (11.57%) Firmware
6 24 (9.92%) Streaming Video
7 21 (8.68%) EMV
8 18 (7.44%) MPEG
8 18 (7.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 17 (7.02%) 3D Graphics
10 14 (5.79%) Visualisation
11 13 (5.37%) Physics
11 13 (5.37%) Cryptography
11 13 (5.37%) EFT
11 13 (5.37%) DTV
12 10 (4.13%) Robotics
12 10 (4.13%) Open Source
13 9 (3.72%) STB
14 7 (2.89%) Mathematics
15 6 (2.48%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 242 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (13.64%) Windows
3 16 (6.61%) Android
4 10 (4.13%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.72%) UNIX
6 5 (2.07%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.83%) uClinux
7 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.41%) OpenWrt
8 1 (0.41%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (67.77%) Software Engineering
2 41 (16.94%) UML
3 30 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (9.50%) Multithreading
5 14 (5.79%) Embedded Software Development
6 12 (4.96%) OO
7 11 (4.55%) Unit Testing
8 10 (4.13%) Regression Testing
9 9 (3.72%) Project Planning
10 8 (3.31%) Android Development
10 8 (3.31%) Mentoring
11 7 (2.89%) Coaching
11 7 (2.89%) Time Management
11 7 (2.89%) Integration Testing
12 6 (2.48%) Change Management
12 6 (2.48%) Scrum
13 4 (1.65%) Workflow
13 4 (1.65%) Software Testing
13 4 (1.65%) Configuration Management
13 4 (1.65%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 190 (78.51%) C
2 163 (67.36%) C++
3 58 (23.97%) Embedded C
4 55 (22.73%) Embedded C++
5 41 (16.94%) Java
5 41 (16.94%) C#
6 36 (14.88%) Python
7 21 (8.68%) Perl
8 12 (4.96%) SQL
8 12 (4.96%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.31%) Assembly Language
9 8 (3.31%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.89%) Ruby
11 6 (2.48%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.41%) XPath
12 1 (0.41%) Lua
12 1 (0.41%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (22.73%) Degree
2 2 (0.83%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.83%) HNC
2 2 (0.83%) HND
2 2 (0.83%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.13%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.41%) KVM
2 1 (0.41%) NFS
2 1 (0.41%) Xen
Vendors
1 14 (5.79%) VeriFone
2 4 (1.65%) Wind River
3 3 (1.24%) VMware
3 3 (1.24%) SAP
4 2 (0.83%) Nokia
4 2 (0.83%) Broadcom
4 2 (0.83%) Freescale
5 1 (0.41%) QNX
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