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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 787 733 734
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +1
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 114 137 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.36% 0.47% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 99 113 145
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +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
31390 29154 32658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.80% 27.19% 27.86%
Number of salaries quoted 26052 24798 27941
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -40 112 £40,000 -12.08% 29
South East -2 42 £40,000 -13.04% 5
East of England -31 27 £47,500 -5.00% 15
Cambridgeshire +2 19 £50,000 +5.26% 15
Cambridge -2 19 £52,500 +5.00% 13
East Midlands -4 14 £37,500 -31.81%
Derbyshire - 14 £37,500 -
East Sussex - 13 £40,000 -
Derby - 13 £37,500 -
Brighton - 13 £40,000 -
London -23 11 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Oxfordshire +11 10 £32,750 -6.42% 1
Oxford +11 9 £32,750 -6.42%
Hampshire +1 9 £55,000 +26.43% 1
Buckinghamshire - 9 £35,000 -
Yorkshire -51 8 £43,750 -51.38%
Southampton +19 7 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Aylesbury - 7 £35,000 -
High Wycombe - 7 £35,000 -
West Midlands -2 6 £40,000 +10.34% 3
Berkshire +2 5 £38,500 +13.23% 2
Hertfordshire -13 4 £45,000 -21.73%
North Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 -
Warwickshire - 4 £40,000 -
York - 4 £42,500 -
Rugby - 4 £40,000 -
Reading -7 3 £49,750 +46.32% 1
West Yorkshire -34 3 £37,500 -58.33%
Suffolk - 3 £45,000 -
Ipswich - 3 £45,000 -

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 246 (100.00%) Linux
2 197 (80.08%) C
3 174 (70.73%) Software Engineering
4 165 (67.07%) C++
5 64 (26.02%) Device Driver
6 59 (23.98%) Electronics
7 58 (23.58%) Embedded C
8 56 (22.76%) Degree
9 54 (21.95%) Embedded C++
10 51 (20.73%) TCP/IP
11 44 (17.89%) Computer Science
12 42 (17.07%) XML
13 41 (16.67%) C#
13 41 (16.67%) Java
14 38 (15.45%) UML
15 34 (13.82%) Multithreading
16 33 (13.41%) Python
17 31 (12.60%) Windows
17 31 (12.60%) SSL
18 28 (11.38%) MPEG
19 27 (10.98%) Streaming Video
19 27 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
20 25 (10.16%) Firmware
21 24 (9.76%) EMV
21 24 (9.76%) Embedded Systems
22 23 (9.35%) FTP
23 22 (8.94%) Ethernet
23 22 (8.94%) Telecoms
24 21 (8.54%) Perl
25 18 (7.32%) OO

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 3 (1.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.81%) MS Project
1 2 (0.81%) MS Office
2 1 (0.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 51 (20.73%) TCP/IP
2 31 (12.60%) SSL
3 23 (9.35%) FTP
4 22 (8.94%) Ethernet
5 18 (7.32%) Wireless
6 17 (6.91%) HTTP
7 14 (5.69%) IGMP
8 12 (4.88%) RTSP
9 10 (4.07%) DVB
10 9 (3.66%) Broadband
11 7 (2.85%) DHCP
11 7 (2.85%) Internet
11 7 (2.85%) VLAN
12 6 (2.44%) LTE
12 6 (2.44%) 4G
12 6 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (2.44%) GPRS
13 5 (2.03%) RTP
14 4 (1.63%) VoIP
14 4 (1.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (6.50%) Subversion
2 12 (4.88%) GCC
3 11 (4.47%) GDB
4 10 (4.07%) CMake
4 10 (4.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (3.25%) WinDbg
6 7 (2.85%) Git (software)
7 5 (2.03%) JIRA
8 3 (1.22%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.41%) GNU Toolchain
9 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.41%) MSBuild
General
1 59 (23.98%) Electronics
2 22 (8.94%) Telecoms
3 18 (7.32%) Retail
4 11 (4.47%) Finance
5 10 (4.07%) Multimedia
6 8 (3.25%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.63%) Marketing
8 3 (1.22%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) Law
9 1 (0.41%) Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 150 (60.98%) Software Engineer
2 85 (34.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 42 (17.07%) Developer
4 37 (15.04%) C++ Software Engineer
4 37 (15.04%) Linux Engineer
5 31 (12.60%) Senior Software Engineer
6 24 (9.76%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 21 (8.54%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 19 (7.72%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 13 (5.28%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 12 (4.88%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
11 11 (4.47%) C Software Engineer
12 10 (4.07%) Software Developer
13 6 (2.44%) Design Engineer
13 6 (2.44%) Senior Developer
13 6 (2.44%) Hardware Engineer
13 6 (2.44%) C Developer
14 5 (2.03%) Senior Software Developer
14 5 (2.03%) Team Leader
14 5 (2.03%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (17.07%) XML
2 16 (6.50%) HTML
3 15 (6.10%) .NET
3 15 (6.10%) Flash
4 14 (5.69%) OpenGL
4 14 (5.69%) Direct3D
5 11 (4.47%) Qt
5 11 (4.47%) Middleware
6 9 (3.66%) HTML5
7 7 (2.85%) JSON
7 7 (2.85%) POSIX
8 6 (2.44%) GStreamer
9 5 (2.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 5 (2.03%) CSS
10 4 (1.63%) STL
10 4 (1.63%) CGI
10 4 (1.63%) jQuery
11 3 (1.22%) GTK+
11 3 (1.22%) FreeSWITCH
11 3 (1.22%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 64 (26.02%) Device Driver
2 44 (17.89%) Computer Science
3 28 (11.38%) MPEG
4 27 (10.98%) Streaming Video
5 25 (10.16%) Firmware
6 24 (9.76%) EMV
6 24 (9.76%) Embedded Systems
7 18 (7.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 17 (6.91%) Open Source
9 16 (6.50%) Cryptography
9 16 (6.50%) EFT
10 15 (6.10%) STB
10 15 (6.10%) 3D Graphics
11 13 (5.28%) DTV
11 13 (5.28%) Physics
11 13 (5.28%) Visualisation
12 10 (4.07%) Robotics
13 7 (2.85%) Mathematics
14 6 (2.44%) Smart Meter
15 5 (2.03%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 246 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (12.60%) Windows
3 16 (6.50%) Android
4 11 (4.47%) UNIX
5 9 (3.66%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.03%) Windows CE
7 3 (1.22%) uClinux
8 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.41%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (70.73%) Software Engineering
2 38 (15.45%) UML
3 34 (13.82%) Multithreading
4 27 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (7.32%) OO
6 15 (6.10%) Embedded Software Development
7 11 (4.47%) Unit Testing
8 10 (4.07%) Software Testing
8 10 (4.07%) Scrum
8 10 (4.07%) Regression Testing
9 9 (3.66%) OOP
9 9 (3.66%) Project Planning
10 7 (2.85%) Time Management
10 7 (2.85%) Integration Testing
10 7 (2.85%) Android Development
11 6 (2.44%) Change Management
11 6 (2.44%) OOD
12 5 (2.03%) Configuration Management
13 4 (1.63%) Workflow
13 4 (1.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 197 (80.08%) C
2 165 (67.07%) C++
3 58 (23.58%) Embedded C
4 54 (21.95%) Embedded C++
5 41 (16.67%) Java
5 41 (16.67%) C#
6 33 (13.41%) Python
7 21 (8.54%) Perl
8 12 (4.88%) SQL
8 12 (4.88%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.25%) Assembly Language
9 8 (3.25%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.85%) Ruby
11 5 (2.03%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.41%) XPath
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 56 (22.76%) Degree
2 3 (1.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.81%) HNC
3 2 (0.81%) HND
3 2 (0.81%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.69%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) NFS
1 1 (0.41%) Xen
1 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.41%) KVM
Vendors
1 16 (6.50%) VeriFone
2 3 (1.22%) SAP
3 2 (0.81%) Nokia
3 2 (0.81%) Broadcom
3 2 (0.81%) Freescale
3 2 (0.81%) Wind River
4 1 (0.41%) VMware
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft
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