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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 780 768 705
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -63
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 117 122 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.38% 0.41% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 100 107 144
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
30780 29937 32355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.48% 27.34% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 25745 24877 27944
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 111 £47,500 - 31
East of England -13 47 £50,000 - 15
Cambridgeshire -4 44 £50,000 - 13
Cambridge -2 37 £50,000 - 12
South East -1 33 £45,000 +12.50% 6
London +28 11 £47,500 - 1
West Yorkshire -9 8 £40,000 -5.88%
Yorkshire -19 8 £40,000 -5.88%
Surrey -2 7 £50,000 -33.33% 1
Bradford - 7 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +9 6 £42,500 -12.37% 2
Hampshire -23 6 £46,750 +3.88%
Scotland +8 5 £31,750 +15.45%
South West -1 4 £55,000 -4.34% 3
West Midlands - 4 £51,000 - 2
Woking +23 3 £55,000 -26.66%
Middlesex +7 3 - -
Kent -3 3 £37,500 -6.25%
North West -11 3 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Manchester -18 3 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £42,500 - 2
Havant - 3 £48,500 -
High Wycombe - 3 £35,000 -
Chippenham - 3 £55,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £57,500 -
Oxford +6 2 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Oxfordshire +4 2 £55,000 +51.72% 2
Berkshire -2 2 £50,000 +33.33%
Hertfordshire -17 2 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Brighton -19 2 £40,000 -

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 219 (100.00%) Linux
2 161 (73.52%) C
3 137 (62.56%) C++
4 131 (59.82%) Software Engineering
5 66 (30.14%) Device Driver
6 55 (25.11%) Electronics
6 55 (25.11%) Java
7 54 (24.66%) Degree
8 51 (23.29%) Embedded C
9 44 (20.09%) Windows
10 42 (19.18%) Python
11 38 (17.35%) Embedded Systems
12 33 (15.07%) C#
13 32 (14.61%) Embedded C++
13 32 (14.61%) Android
14 31 (14.16%) Algorithms
15 29 (13.24%) TCP/IP
16 28 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (11.87%) UML
18 25 (11.42%) Firmware
18 25 (11.42%) GCC
19 22 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
19 22 (10.05%) Computer Science
19 22 (10.05%) Perl
20 20 (9.13%) .NET
21 17 (7.76%) Smart Meter
21 17 (7.76%) 3D Graphics
21 17 (7.76%) Wireless
22 15 (6.85%) SQL
22 15 (6.85%) Multithreading

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (1.37%) SAS
2 2 (0.91%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (2.28%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.91%) Simulink
4 1 (0.46%) MS Project
4 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 29 (13.24%) TCP/IP
2 17 (7.76%) Wireless
3 13 (5.94%) Ethernet
4 11 (5.02%) ZigBee
5 10 (4.57%) 802.15
6 8 (3.65%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (3.65%) HTTP
6 8 (3.65%) Internet
7 7 (3.20%) VoIP
8 4 (1.83%) SNMP
8 4 (1.83%) Firewall
8 4 (1.83%) IGMP
8 4 (1.83%) VLAN
9 3 (1.37%) OpenVPN
9 3 (1.37%) Frame Relay
9 3 (1.37%) DVB
9 3 (1.37%) RTP
9 3 (1.37%) X.25
9 3 (1.37%) Q.931
9 3 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.83%) SQLite
3 3 (1.37%) Big Data
4 2 (0.91%) MySQL
5 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (11.42%) GCC
2 15 (6.85%) Subversion
2 15 (6.85%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.02%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.28%) WinDbg
4 5 (2.28%) GDB
5 4 (1.83%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.83%) JIRA
6 3 (1.37%) CMake
7 2 (0.91%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.91%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.46%) Trac
8 1 (0.46%) VectorCAST
8 1 (0.46%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.46%) GNU Toolchain
8 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.46%) MSTest
General
1 55 (25.11%) Electronics
2 10 (4.57%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.11%) Finance
4 7 (3.20%) Automotive
5 4 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.37%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.37%) Marketing
7 2 (0.91%) Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Retail
8 1 (0.46%) Advertising
8 1 (0.46%) Games
8 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 98 (44.75%) Software Engineer
2 49 (22.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 48 (21.92%) Developer
4 41 (18.72%) Linux Engineer
5 28 (12.79%) Software Developer
6 24 (10.96%) Senior Software Engineer
7 16 (7.31%) C++ Software Engineer
7 16 (7.31%) Embedded Software Developer
8 15 (6.85%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 15 (6.85%) Team Leader
9 14 (6.39%) Development Manager
9 14 (6.39%) Software Team Leader
10 13 (5.94%) Development Team Leader
11 12 (5.48%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
12 11 (5.02%) Senior Developer
13 10 (4.57%) Software Development Team Leader
13 10 (4.57%) Embedded C++ Engineer
14 9 (4.11%) Software Manager
14 9 (4.11%) Software Development Manager
15 7 (3.20%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.13%) .NET
2 14 (6.39%) Middleware
3 13 (5.94%) OpenGL
4 12 (5.48%) XML
5 11 (5.02%) Qt
5 11 (5.02%) Direct3D
6 8 (3.65%) HTML
7 7 (3.20%) Web Services
7 7 (3.20%) JSON
7 7 (3.20%) OpenCL
8 6 (2.74%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.74%) HTML5
8 6 (2.74%) WCF
8 6 (2.74%) POSIX
9 5 (2.28%) WPF
9 5 (2.28%) GTK+
9 5 (2.28%) DirectCompute
10 3 (1.37%) .NET Compact Framework
10 3 (1.37%) FreeSWITCH
10 3 (1.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 66 (30.14%) Device Driver
2 38 (17.35%) Embedded Systems
3 31 (14.16%) Algorithms
4 22 (10.05%) Computer Science
4 22 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (7.76%) Smart Meter
5 17 (7.76%) 3D Graphics
6 14 (6.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 13 (5.94%) STB
7 13 (5.94%) DTV
8 12 (5.48%) Streaming Video
8 12 (5.48%) Open Source
9 11 (5.02%) Visualisation
10 10 (4.57%) MPEG
11 8 (3.65%) Mathematics
11 8 (3.65%) Data Structures
12 7 (3.20%) Physics
13 5 (2.28%) CUDA
14 4 (1.83%) CAN bus
15 3 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 219 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (20.09%) Windows
3 32 (14.61%) Android
4 8 (3.65%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.74%) Fedora
5 6 (2.74%) UNIX
5 6 (2.74%) Windows CE
5 6 (2.74%) VxWorks
6 3 (1.37%) CentOS
6 3 (1.37%) uClinux
6 3 (1.37%) Scientific Linux
7 2 (0.91%) Tizen
7 2 (0.91%) OpenWrt
8 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.46%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (59.82%) Software Engineering
2 28 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (11.87%) UML
4 15 (6.85%) Multithreading
5 14 (6.39%) Embedded Software Development
6 13 (5.94%) OO
7 10 (4.57%) Scrum
8 9 (4.11%) Mentoring
9 8 (3.65%) Configuration Management
10 7 (3.20%) Software Testing
10 7 (3.20%) Android Development
11 5 (2.28%) Time Management
12 4 (1.83%) Image Processing
12 4 (1.83%) Unit Testing
12 4 (1.83%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (1.83%) Workflow
12 4 (1.83%) Line Management
13 3 (1.37%) Coaching
13 3 (1.37%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (1.37%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 161 (73.52%) C
2 137 (62.56%) C++
3 55 (25.11%) Java
4 51 (23.29%) Embedded C
5 42 (19.18%) Python
6 33 (15.07%) C#
7 32 (14.61%) Embedded C++
8 22 (10.05%) Perl
9 15 (6.85%) SQL
10 14 (6.39%) Bash Shell
10 14 (6.39%) Shell Script
11 10 (4.57%) Assembly Language
12 8 (3.65%) JavaScript
13 4 (1.83%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.37%) Ruby
15 2 (0.91%) XPath
15 2 (0.91%) Tcl
15 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.91%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.91%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 54 (24.66%) Degree
2 6 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.91%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.46%) PhD
5 1 (0.46%) ISEB
5 1 (0.46%) MBA
5 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.83%) JTAG
2 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 25 (11.42%) Firmware
2 3 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.46%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.46%) Xen
Vendors
1 9 (4.11%) Wind River
2 6 (2.74%) VMware
2 6 (2.74%) Red Hat
3 4 (1.83%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.37%) Citrix
4 3 (1.37%) Perforce
4 3 (1.37%) Assembla
5 2 (0.91%) QNX
5 2 (0.91%) SAP
6 1 (0.46%) IBM
6 1 (0.46%) Intel
6 1 (0.46%) Broadcom
6 1 (0.46%) Freescale
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Salary: 40000 - 60000 + excellent benefits
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