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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 810 810 715
Rank change year-on-year
0 -95
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 82 136 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.28% 0.43% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 78 118 121
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
28970 31541 29397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.81% 26.68% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 24246 26569 24826
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 27 May 2015 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 27 May 2015. 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 -3 78 £40,000 - 33
East of England +21 28 £42,500 -5.55% 8
South East -31 24 £32,500 -18.75% 12
Cambridgeshire +18 21 £41,750 -12.10% 8
East Sussex +6 17 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Brighton +10 14 £32,500 -18.75%
Cambridge +6 13 £51,250 +7.89% 7
London +29 12 £50,000 -4.76% 4
South West -11 9 £40,000 +6.66% 2
City of London +53 6 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Poole +14 6 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Dorset +7 6 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Hertfordshire +9 5 £47,500 +35.71%
Scotland +18 4 £38,750 -1.89% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 2 £33,500 -21.17% 2
Essex - 2 £37,500 -
Surrey - 2 £48,125 - 1
Saffron Walden - 2 £37,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £42,000 -
Devon - 2 £46,250 -
Dundee - 2 - -
North West - 2 £42,000 - 2
Leeds +19 1 - - 1
East Midlands +13 1 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Edinburgh +11 1 £32,500 -23.52%
West Yorkshire +8 1 - - 2
Yorkshire +2 1 - - 2
High Wycombe -3 1 £34,500 -1.42% 1
West Midlands -8 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Hampshire -31 1 £45,000 +28.57%

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

1 153 (100.00%) Linux
2 125 (81.70%) C
3 101 (66.01%) C++
4 85 (55.56%) Software Engineering
5 45 (29.41%) Device Driver
6 43 (28.10%) Degree
7 41 (26.80%) Android
8 33 (21.57%) Embedded C
9 32 (20.92%) Windows
10 30 (19.61%) Java
11 29 (18.95%) C#
12 27 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
13 26 (16.99%) Wireless
14 25 (16.34%) Electronics
14 25 (16.34%) Embedded C++
14 25 (16.34%) Firmware
15 22 (14.38%) Python
16 21 (13.73%) Perl
17 20 (13.07%) TCP/IP
18 18 (11.76%) Raspberry Pi
19 16 (10.46%) Apple iOS
19 16 (10.46%) Agile Software Development
20 15 (9.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
20 15 (9.80%) Subversion
20 15 (9.80%) Mathematics
21 14 (9.15%) Objective-C
22 13 (8.50%) VHDL
22 13 (8.50%) Time Management
23 12 (7.84%) Computer Science
23 12 (7.84%) Algorithms

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 1 (0.65%) Apache
1 1 (0.65%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.99%) Wireless
2 20 (13.07%) TCP/IP
3 10 (6.54%) ZigBee
4 9 (5.88%) Internet
5 8 (5.23%) HTTP
6 7 (4.58%) Ethernet
7 6 (3.92%) VoIP
7 6 (3.92%) 802.15
8 5 (3.27%) VPN
8 5 (3.27%) FTP
8 5 (3.27%) Bluetooth
9 4 (2.61%) SSL
9 4 (2.61%) OpenVPN
10 3 (1.96%) IGMP
10 3 (1.96%) RTSP
11 2 (1.31%) Firewall
11 2 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.31%) NFC
11 2 (1.31%) DVB
11 2 (1.31%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.58%) SQLite
2 4 (2.61%) MySQL
2 4 (2.61%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (9.80%) Subversion
2 10 (6.54%) Visual Studio
3 8 (5.23%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.92%) GCC
5 4 (2.61%) Trac
6 2 (1.31%) WinDbg
6 2 (1.31%) JIRA
7 1 (0.65%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.65%) GDB
7 1 (0.65%) Redmine
General
1 25 (16.34%) Electronics
2 12 (7.84%) Automotive
3 7 (4.58%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.96%) Marketing
4 3 (1.96%) Finance
5 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.65%) German Language
6 1 (0.65%) Military
6 1 (0.65%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 75 (49.02%) Software Engineer
2 45 (29.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 43 (28.10%) Developer
4 22 (14.38%) Linux Engineer
5 20 (13.07%) Linux Developer
6 19 (12.42%) Software Developer
7 17 (11.11%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 13 (8.50%) Junior
8 13 (8.50%) Junior Developer
9 11 (7.19%) Senior Software Engineer
10 10 (6.54%) Embedded Software Developer
11 9 (5.88%) Embedded C Engineer
12 7 (4.58%) C Software Engineer
12 7 (4.58%) C++ Software Engineer
12 7 (4.58%) Test Engineer
12 7 (4.58%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 6 (3.92%) Electronics Engineer
14 5 (3.27%) VoIP Engineer
14 5 (3.27%) Hardware Engineer
14 5 (3.27%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.19%) .NET
2 10 (6.54%) Web Services
3 8 (5.23%) XML
4 7 (4.58%) HTML
4 7 (4.58%) Middleware
4 7 (4.58%) .NET Framework
4 7 (4.58%) WCF
5 6 (3.92%) JSON
5 6 (3.92%) Qt
6 5 (3.27%) HTML5
6 5 (3.27%) .NET Compact Framework
7 4 (2.61%) WebGL
7 4 (2.61%) CSS3
7 4 (2.61%) CSS
8 3 (1.96%) QML
8 3 (1.96%) GStreamer
9 2 (1.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (1.31%) OpenCL
9 2 (1.31%) REST
9 2 (1.31%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 45 (29.41%) Device Driver
2 27 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
3 18 (11.76%) Raspberry Pi
4 15 (9.80%) Mathematics
4 15 (9.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 13 (8.50%) VHDL
6 12 (7.84%) Computer Science
6 12 (7.84%) Algorithms
7 10 (6.54%) Physics
8 9 (5.88%) STB
8 9 (5.88%) Streaming Video
9 8 (5.23%) DTV
10 7 (4.58%) IPTV
11 4 (2.61%) Streaming Media
11 4 (2.61%) Smart Meter
11 4 (2.61%) Verilog
11 4 (2.61%) Mobile App
11 4 (2.61%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (1.96%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 153 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (26.80%) Android
3 32 (20.92%) Windows
4 16 (10.46%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.92%) Windows CE
6 5 (3.27%) OpenWrt
7 3 (1.96%) VxWorks
8 2 (1.31%) Tizen
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.65%) Fedora
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 16 (10.46%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (8.50%) Time Management
4 11 (7.19%) Multithreading
5 10 (6.54%) Android Development
5 10 (6.54%) SDLC
6 9 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
6 9 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 8 (5.23%) UML
8 7 (4.58%) Open Source
8 7 (4.58%) Cyber Security
9 6 (3.92%) OO
10 5 (3.27%) Scrum
11 4 (2.61%) Validation
12 3 (1.96%) Automated Testing
12 3 (1.96%) Software Testing
12 3 (1.96%) Signal Processing
13 2 (1.31%) Image Processing
13 2 (1.31%) Machine Learning
13 2 (1.31%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 125 (81.70%) C
2 101 (66.01%) C++
3 33 (21.57%) Embedded C
4 30 (19.61%) Java
5 29 (18.95%) C#
6 25 (16.34%) Embedded C++
7 22 (14.38%) Python
8 21 (13.73%) Perl
9 14 (9.15%) Objective-C
10 12 (7.84%) SQL
11 9 (5.88%) JavaScript
12 6 (3.92%) Bash Shell
12 6 (3.92%) Assembly Language
13 5 (3.27%) PHP
14 2 (1.31%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.31%) Ruby
15 1 (0.65%) AWK
Qualifications
1 43 (28.10%) Degree
2 8 (5.23%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.96%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.96%) PhD
4 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.65%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.27%) JTAG
2 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 25 (16.34%) Firmware
2 2 (1.31%) iptables
3 1 (0.65%) Xen
3 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) Puppet
1 1 (0.65%) Cobbler
1 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (3.27%) Atmel
2 4 (2.61%) EMC
2 4 (2.61%) Intel
2 4 (2.61%) Assembla
2 4 (2.61%) Wind River
3 1 (0.65%) Freescale
3 1 (0.65%) QNX
3 1 (0.65%) Perforce
3 1 (0.65%) VMware
3 1 (0.65%) Twitter
3 1 (0.65%) Progress
3 1 (0.65%) Sun
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