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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Linux
UK
Rank 757 875 889
Rank change year-on-year
+118 +14
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 106 78 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.077% 0.070%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.53% 0.30% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 71 63 62
Median salary £39,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £39,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,250 £44,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-14.04% -6.31%

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
20038 26325 29147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 23.75% 26.11% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16898 22113 24415
Median salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £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 27 February 2017 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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +109 100 £38,750 -13.88% 23
North West +17 38 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Manchester - 30 £37,500 - 6
Oldham - 27 £37,500 - 4
South West +30 17 £35,250 -17.05% 3
South East +39 14 £46,250 -7.50% 4
Chippenham - 13 £30,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 13 £30,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +9 11 £52,500 -36.36% 4
East of England +3 11 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Yorkshire - 10 £35,000 - 5
Hampshire +22 8 £51,250 -2.38% 4
Cheshire +7 8 £37,500 +7.14%
Cambridge +3 8 £52,500 -36.36% 4
Wilmslow - 8 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £45,000 - 3
London +58 5 £62,500 +13.63%
Scotland - 5 £37,500 -
Kent +15 4 £28,750 -29.87%
Leeds - 4 £45,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £35,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 4 £32,500 -
Fareham +4 3 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Derby - 3 £40,000 - 1
Derbyshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands +31 2 £50,000 +33.33%
Dorset +29 2 £40,000 -4.19%
Birmingham +16 2 £50,000 +33.33%
Oxfordshire +16 2 £37,500 -28.57%

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 168 (100.00%) Linux
2 147 (87.50%) Software Engineering
3 141 (83.93%) C++
4 123 (73.21%) C
5 73 (43.45%) Degree
6 62 (36.90%) Embedded C
7 49 (29.17%) Git (software)
8 48 (28.57%) Embedded C++
9 40 (23.81%) Device Driver
10 38 (22.62%) HTML
11 37 (22.02%) Python
12 34 (20.24%) Java
12 34 (20.24%) TCP/IP
12 34 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (19.64%) Electronics
13 33 (19.64%) Computer Science
14 31 (18.45%) Firmware
15 30 (17.86%) Windows
15 30 (17.86%) OO
15 30 (17.86%) Algorithms
16 29 (17.26%) PHP
16 29 (17.26%) Embedded Systems
17 28 (16.67%) Validation
18 27 (16.07%) Bash Shell
19 26 (15.48%) Manufacturing
20 25 (14.88%) Subversion
20 25 (14.88%) Visual Studio
20 25 (14.88%) Qt
20 25 (14.88%) Embedded Software Development
20 25 (14.88%) Android

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 (2.38%) Apache
1 4 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (2.38%) nginx
2 2 (1.19%) Drupal
2 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.19%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.79%) Doxygen
2 2 (1.19%) Simulink
3 1 (0.60%) Mathcad
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.38%) Office 365
4 2 (1.19%) SaaS
5 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 34 (20.24%) TCP/IP
2 15 (8.93%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (7.14%) Bluetooth
4 9 (5.36%) Ethernet
4 9 (5.36%) Internet
5 8 (4.76%) VoIP
6 7 (4.17%) GPRS
6 7 (4.17%) GSM
7 6 (3.57%) DVB
7 6 (3.57%) NFC
7 6 (3.57%) UMTS
7 6 (3.57%) Wireless
7 6 (3.57%) WLAN
8 4 (2.38%) DHCP
8 4 (2.38%) DNS
8 4 (2.38%) LDAP
8 4 (2.38%) RS-485
8 4 (2.38%) SAN
8 4 (2.38%) VLAN
9 3 (1.79%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.71%) MySQL
2 2 (1.19%) Big Data
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 49 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 25 (14.88%) Subversion
2 25 (14.88%) Visual Studio
3 18 (10.71%) JIRA
4 12 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 10 (5.95%) Eclipse
6 9 (5.36%) Android Studio
7 4 (2.38%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (1.79%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.19%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.19%) Buildbot
9 2 (1.19%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.60%) C++Builder
10 1 (0.60%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.60%) CMake
10 1 (0.60%) CppUnit
General
1 33 (19.64%) Electronics
2 26 (15.48%) Manufacturing
3 13 (7.74%) Automotive
4 10 (5.95%) Finance
4 10 (5.95%) Multimedia
5 4 (2.38%) Retail
6 3 (1.79%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.79%) Avionics
7 2 (1.19%) Games
7 2 (1.19%) Military
8 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 115 (68.45%) Software Engineer
2 90 (53.57%) Embedded Engineer
3 64 (38.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 39 (23.21%) Linux Engineer
5 35 (20.83%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 32 (19.05%) C++ Software Engineer
7 26 (15.48%) Developer
8 21 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
8 21 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
8 21 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 21 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 19 (11.31%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 18 (10.71%) Embedded Developer
11 16 (9.52%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 16 (9.52%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 16 (9.52%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 15 (8.93%) Linux Developer
13 14 (8.33%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
13 14 (8.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
14 12 (7.14%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (22.62%) HTML
2 25 (14.88%) Qt
3 18 (10.71%) .NET
4 15 (8.93%) SOAP
5 10 (5.95%) Yocto
6 6 (3.57%) BREW
6 6 (3.57%) Flash
6 6 (3.57%) J2ME
6 6 (3.57%) Middleware
6 6 (3.57%) OpenAL
6 6 (3.57%) OpenCL
6 6 (3.57%) OpenGL
6 6 (3.57%) REST
6 6 (3.57%) Series 60
6 6 (3.57%) SVG
6 6 (3.57%) UIQ
7 5 (2.98%) JSON
7 5 (2.98%) Qt Quick
7 5 (2.98%) XML
8 4 (2.38%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 40 (23.81%) Device Driver
2 33 (19.64%) Computer Science
3 30 (17.86%) Algorithms
4 29 (17.26%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (5.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 9 (5.36%) Smartphone
6 6 (3.57%) iPhone
6 6 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.57%) MPEG
7 5 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.38%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.79%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.19%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.19%) RIA
10 2 (1.19%) Streaming Media
11 1 (0.60%) Arduino
11 1 (0.60%) CAN bus
11 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.60%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 168 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (17.86%) Windows
3 25 (14.88%) Android
4 15 (8.93%) Unix
5 9 (5.36%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 6 (3.57%) Nucleus RTOS
6 6 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 6 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (2.98%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.98%) Windows Server
8 4 (2.38%) CentOS
8 4 (2.38%) Mac OS X
8 4 (2.38%) VxWorks
8 4 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 34 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (17.86%) OO
4 28 (16.67%) Validation
5 25 (14.88%) Embedded Software Development
6 23 (13.69%) SDLC
7 19 (11.31%) Device Driver Development
8 17 (10.12%) Configuration Management
9 14 (8.33%) Mathematics
10 13 (7.74%) Mentoring
10 13 (7.74%) Scrum
11 12 (7.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 12 (7.14%) Feasibility Study
11 12 (7.14%) OOP
11 12 (7.14%) UML
12 11 (6.55%) Integration Testing
12 11 (6.55%) Multithreading
13 10 (5.95%) OOD
13 10 (5.95%) Open Source
14 9 (5.36%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 141 (83.93%) C++
2 123 (73.21%) C
3 62 (36.90%) Embedded C
4 48 (28.57%) Embedded C++
5 37 (22.02%) Python
6 34 (20.24%) Java
7 29 (17.26%) PHP
8 27 (16.07%) Bash Shell
9 19 (11.31%) SQL
10 16 (9.52%) C#
11 12 (7.14%) VB
12 10 (5.95%) JavaScript
13 8 (4.76%) Ruby
14 7 (4.17%) Perl
15 3 (1.79%) ANSI C
15 3 (1.79%) VB6
16 2 (1.19%) ActionScript
16 2 (1.19%) ActionScript 2.0
16 2 (1.19%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 73 (43.45%) Degree
2 9 (5.36%) PhD
3 8 (4.76%) HNC
3 8 (4.76%) HND
4 6 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.76%) QA
2 3 (1.79%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.60%) MISRA
3 1 (0.60%) MISRA C
System Software
1 31 (18.45%) Firmware
2 5 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.38%) NFS
3 4 (2.38%) Samba
4 2 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.19%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.38%) Kibana
1 4 (2.38%) logstash
2 3 (1.79%) Ansible
2 3 (1.79%) Puppet
3 2 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.19%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 7 (4.17%) Freescale
2 6 (3.57%) Intel
2 6 (3.57%) Symbian
3 5 (2.98%) VMware
4 4 (2.38%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.38%) Sun
5 3 (1.79%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.19%) Adobe
6 2 (1.19%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.60%) Altera
7 1 (0.60%) Borland
7 1 (0.60%) QNX
7 1 (0.60%) Xilinx
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Limited
Posted: 16 hours ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £3000.00 - £5000.00 per annum + + Benefits DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + BENS
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Share options available
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Centrica
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 14 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 25 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago