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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank 841 859 845
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 92 100 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.091% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.37% 0.34% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 72 93 113
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
24691 29099 31095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.18% 26.34% 26.74%
Number of salaries quoted 21093 24406 26026
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +38 90 £37,500 -6.25% 24
South East +18 27 £35,000 +1.44% 3
West Midlands +11 17 £37,500 - 1
Yorkshire +32 16 £45,000 +12.50% 4
London +47 13 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Herefordshire - 10 £37,500 - 1
North West +26 9 £37,500 - 5
South Yorkshire +22 9 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East Midlands +10 9 £35,000 -6.66% 2
East of England -7 9 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Barnsley - 9 £45,000 - 1
Northampton - 8 £35,000 - 2
Northamptonshire - 8 £35,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +30 7 £35,000 +1.44%
Manchester +2 7 £37,500 - 1
Berkshire - 7 £32,500 -
Milton Keynes - 7 £35,000 -
Hereford - 7 £37,500 - 1
Coventry - 7 £35,000 -
Hampshire +6 6 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Cambridge -1 6 £33,750 -25.00% 3
Cambridgeshire -12 6 £33,750 -20.58% 3
South West +19 4 £37,500 -11.76%
City of London +72 3 £47,500 -5.00%
Kent +18 3 £37,500 +4.16% 1
Hertfordshire +11 3 £46,250 -7.50%
Dorset +8 3 £37,500 -11.76%
West Sussex -5 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Thatcham - 3 £32,500 -
Basingstoke - 2 £52,500 - 1

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 165 (100.00%) Linux
2 138 (83.64%) Software Engineering
3 128 (77.58%) C++
4 121 (73.33%) C
5 63 (38.18%) Degree
6 62 (37.58%) Electronics
7 55 (33.33%) Embedded C
8 43 (26.06%) Embedded C++
9 42 (25.45%) TCP/IP
10 37 (22.42%) Embedded Systems
10 37 (22.42%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (19.39%) Embedded Software Development
11 32 (19.39%) Device Driver
12 29 (17.58%) Scrum
13 26 (15.76%) Java
13 26 (15.76%) Multithreading
14 23 (13.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 20 (12.12%) Python
15 20 (12.12%) Computer Science
16 18 (10.91%) Qt
16 18 (10.91%) Bash Shell
17 16 (9.70%) VxWorks
18 15 (9.09%) Windows
18 15 (9.09%) OO
19 14 (8.48%) Firmware
19 14 (8.48%) Unit Testing
20 13 (7.88%) Android
20 13 (7.88%) C#
21 12 (7.27%) SNMP
21 12 (7.27%) Automotive

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 42 (25.45%) TCP/IP
2 12 (7.27%) SNMP
3 6 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (3.03%) Ethernet
4 5 (3.03%) HTTP
4 5 (3.03%) Internet
5 4 (2.42%) MQTT
5 4 (2.42%) VoIP
6 3 (1.82%) ZigBee
7 2 (1.21%) DLNA
7 2 (1.21%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.21%) UPnP
7 2 (1.21%) Wireless
8 1 (0.61%) DVB
8 1 (0.61%) HbbTV
8 1 (0.61%) LAN
8 1 (0.61%) PBX
8 1 (0.61%) RTP
8 1 (0.61%) VLAN
8 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.24%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.42%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.42%) Subversion
3 1 (0.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.61%) GCC
3 1 (0.61%) NetBeans
General
1 62 (37.58%) Electronics
2 12 (7.27%) Automotive
3 10 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.03%) Marketing
5 4 (2.42%) Finance
6 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.61%) Advertising
7 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 124 (75.15%) Software Engineer
2 107 (64.85%) Embedded Engineer
3 87 (52.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 56 (33.94%) Linux Engineer
5 53 (32.12%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 45 (27.27%) C++ Software Engineer
7 42 (25.45%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 37 (22.42%) C Software Engineer
9 35 (21.21%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
10 32 (19.39%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 30 (18.18%) Embedded C Engineer
12 29 (17.58%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 28 (16.97%) Embedded C Software Engineer
14 25 (15.15%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
15 23 (13.94%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
15 23 (13.94%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
16 17 (10.30%) Audio Engineer
16 17 (10.30%) Senior Software Engineer
17 11 (6.67%) FPGA Engineer
18 10 (6.06%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.91%) Qt
2 8 (4.85%) Qt Quick
3 7 (4.24%) JSON
3 7 (4.24%) Middleware
3 7 (4.24%) Node.js
4 6 (3.64%) Ajax
4 6 (3.64%) HTML
4 6 (3.64%) WebSockets
5 4 (2.42%) OpenGL
6 3 (1.82%) .NET
6 3 (1.82%) CSS
6 3 (1.82%) jQuery
6 3 (1.82%) XMPP
7 2 (1.21%) DirectX
7 2 (1.21%) GTK+
7 2 (1.21%) HTML5
7 2 (1.21%) OpenGL ES
7 2 (1.21%) Pthreads
7 2 (1.21%) STL
7 2 (1.21%) Wayland
Miscellaneous
1 37 (22.42%) Embedded Systems
2 32 (19.39%) Device Driver
3 23 (13.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 20 (12.12%) Computer Science
5 11 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.85%) Digital TV
6 8 (4.85%) STB
6 8 (4.85%) Telematics
7 7 (4.24%) IPTV
7 7 (4.24%) Over-the-Top Content
7 7 (4.24%) Physics
8 5 (3.03%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.82%) VHDL
10 2 (1.21%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.21%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.21%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.61%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.61%) MHEG
11 1 (0.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 165 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (9.70%) VxWorks
3 15 (9.09%) Windows
4 13 (7.88%) Android
5 6 (3.64%) Windows CE
6 3 (1.82%) Unix
7 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.61%) CentOS
7 1 (0.61%) Debian
7 1 (0.61%) Fedora
7 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.61%) Tizen
7 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.61%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (83.64%) Software Engineering
2 37 (22.42%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (19.39%) Embedded Software Development
4 29 (17.58%) Scrum
5 26 (15.76%) Multithreading
6 15 (9.09%) OO
7 14 (8.48%) Unit Testing
8 11 (6.67%) UML
9 9 (5.45%) Signal Processing
10 8 (4.85%) OOD
11 7 (4.24%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.24%) Digital Signal Processing
11 7 (4.24%) Open Source
11 7 (4.24%) Test Automation
11 7 (4.24%) Web Design
12 6 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (3.64%) Pair Programming
12 6 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (3.03%) Mentoring
13 5 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 128 (77.58%) C++
2 121 (73.33%) C
3 55 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 43 (26.06%) Embedded C++
5 26 (15.76%) Java
6 20 (12.12%) Python
7 18 (10.91%) Bash Shell
8 13 (7.88%) C#
9 8 (4.85%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.03%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.21%) PHP
11 2 (1.21%) Ruby
11 2 (1.21%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.21%) SQL
12 1 (0.61%) Go
12 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.61%) Perl
12 1 (0.61%) Tcl
12 1 (0.61%) VB
12 1 (0.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 63 (38.18%) Degree
2 7 (4.24%) HND
3 6 (3.64%) HNC
4 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.45%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 14 (8.48%) Firmware
2 1 (0.61%) iptables
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Ansible
1 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (1.82%) EMC
1 3 (1.82%) Intel
1 3 (1.82%) Xilinx
2 2 (1.21%) SAP
3 1 (0.61%) Atmel
3 1 (0.61%) Broadcom
3 1 (0.61%) CA
3 1 (0.61%) VMware
3 1 (0.61%) Xamarin
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