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

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Linux
UK
Rank 777 836 842
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +6
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 74 82 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.083% 0.095%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.36% 0.32% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 50 66 88
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £38,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £60,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -

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
20403 25817 29040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.20% 26.10% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17271 21791 24320
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +67 71 £40,000 -15.78% 19
South East +57 20 £42,500 -19.04% 8
North West -14 14 £37,500 +3.44% 5
South West +24 13 £37,500 -8.53%
East of England +7 13 £50,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +5 11 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Manchester - 10 - - 2
Hampshire +13 9 £45,000 -14.28% 4
Kent +12 9 £28,750 -17.85% 1
Oldham - 9 - - 1
Chippenham - 8 £35,000 -
Wiltshire - 8 £35,000 -
Cambridge -1 6 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Dover - 6 - -
London +52 4 - - 1
Cheshire -2 4 £37,500 +3.44% 2
Wilmslow - 4 £37,500 - 2
Portsmouth +11 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Derby - 3 £40,000 - 1
Huntingdon - 3 £49,000 -
Derbyshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands +2 2 £50,000 +33.33%
Hertfordshire +1 2 £47,500 -
Birmingham -1 2 £50,000 +33.33%
Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 - 2
Bristol - 2 £37,500 -
Cornwall - 2 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £37,500 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £47,500 - 3

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 162 (100.00%) Linux
2 147 (90.74%) Software Engineering
3 125 (77.16%) C++
4 109 (67.28%) C
5 64 (39.51%) Degree
6 48 (29.63%) Embedded C
7 40 (24.69%) Git (software)
8 38 (23.46%) Embedded C++
9 37 (22.84%) Bash Shell
10 36 (22.22%) Firmware
10 36 (22.22%) Device Driver
11 34 (20.99%) TCP/IP
11 34 (20.99%) Python
12 33 (20.37%) Computer Science
13 32 (19.75%) Algorithms
14 30 (18.52%) Qt
14 30 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (17.28%) Embedded Software Development
16 27 (16.67%) OO
17 25 (15.43%) Electronics
18 24 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
18 24 (14.81%) Validation
19 23 (14.20%) Configuration Management
19 23 (14.20%) Mathematics
20 22 (13.58%) Subversion
20 22 (13.58%) Java
21 21 (12.96%) UML
22 19 (11.73%) Scrum
23 18 (11.11%) OOD
24 17 (10.49%) Yocto

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 (2.47%) Apache
1 4 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (2.47%) nginx
2 2 (1.23%) Drupal
2 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.23%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Doxygen
2 2 (1.23%) Simulink
3 1 (0.62%) Mathcad
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.47%) Office 365
3 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (20.99%) TCP/IP
2 13 (8.02%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (6.17%) Bluetooth
3 10 (6.17%) Wireless
4 6 (3.70%) Internet
5 4 (2.47%) DHCP
5 4 (2.47%) DNS
5 4 (2.47%) LDAP
5 4 (2.47%) SAN
5 4 (2.47%) VLAN
5 4 (2.47%) VoIP
6 3 (1.85%) GPRS
6 3 (1.85%) GSM
6 3 (1.85%) NFC
6 3 (1.85%) RS-485
7 2 (1.23%) DVB
7 2 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.23%) SSL
7 2 (1.23%) WPA
7 2 (1.23%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.94%) MySQL
2 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (24.69%) Git (software)
2 22 (13.58%) Subversion
3 16 (9.88%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.56%) JIRA
5 6 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.47%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (1.85%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.23%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.23%) Buildbot
8 2 (1.23%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.62%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.62%) C++Builder
9 1 (0.62%) CMake
9 1 (0.62%) CppUnit
General
1 25 (15.43%) Electronics
2 15 (9.26%) Manufacturing
3 13 (8.02%) Automotive
4 6 (3.70%) Finance
4 6 (3.70%) Multimedia
5 5 (3.09%) Retail
6 3 (1.85%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.85%) Avionics
7 2 (1.23%) Games
7 2 (1.23%) Military
8 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 118 (72.84%) Software Engineer
2 96 (59.26%) Embedded Engineer
3 81 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 39 (24.07%) Linux Engineer
5 35 (21.60%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 33 (20.37%) C++ Software Engineer
7 25 (15.43%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 24 (14.81%) C Software Engineer
9 22 (13.58%) Developer
10 21 (12.96%) Embedded C Engineer
10 21 (12.96%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 20 (12.35%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 19 (11.73%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 18 (11.11%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
13 18 (11.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 18 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
13 18 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
14 15 (9.26%) Graduate
14 15 (9.26%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 13 (8.02%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.52%) Qt
2 17 (10.49%) Yocto
3 11 (6.79%) HTML
4 9 (5.56%) Qt Quick
5 6 (3.70%) SOAP
5 6 (3.70%) STL
6 5 (3.09%) .NET
6 5 (3.09%) JSON
6 5 (3.09%) XML
7 4 (2.47%) ELK Stack
7 4 (2.47%) LAMP
7 4 (2.47%) LEMP Stack
7 4 (2.47%) REST
7 4 (2.47%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.23%) Flash
8 2 (1.23%) Middleware
8 2 (1.23%) OpenGL
8 2 (1.23%) Series 60
8 2 (1.23%) SVG
8 2 (1.23%) UIQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (22.22%) Device Driver
2 33 (20.37%) Computer Science
3 32 (19.75%) Algorithms
4 24 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
5 23 (14.20%) Mathematics
6 17 (10.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 13 (8.02%) Physics
8 9 (5.56%) Telematics
9 7 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (3.09%) Cryptography
10 5 (3.09%) Smartphone
11 4 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (2.47%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (2.47%) Biometrics
11 4 (2.47%) Mobile App
11 4 (2.47%) Public Cloud
12 2 (1.23%) Data Centre
12 2 (1.23%) iPhone
12 2 (1.23%) MPEG
12 2 (1.23%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 162 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (8.64%) Android
3 12 (7.41%) Windows
4 8 (4.94%) Unix
5 7 (4.32%) VxWorks
6 5 (3.09%) Ubuntu
6 5 (3.09%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.47%) CentOS
7 4 (2.47%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.85%) Debian
9 2 (1.23%) Nucleus RTOS
9 2 (1.23%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.23%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.62%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (90.74%) Software Engineering
2 30 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (17.28%) Embedded Software Development
4 27 (16.67%) OO
5 24 (14.81%) Validation
6 23 (14.20%) Configuration Management
7 21 (12.96%) UML
8 19 (11.73%) Scrum
9 18 (11.11%) OOD
10 15 (9.26%) Open Source
11 13 (8.02%) Device Driver Development
11 13 (8.02%) Multithreading
12 12 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
12 12 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
12 12 (7.41%) Signal Processing
13 11 (6.79%) SDLC
14 9 (5.56%) Mentoring
14 9 (5.56%) OOP
15 8 (4.94%) Image Processing
15 8 (4.94%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 125 (77.16%) C++
2 109 (67.28%) C
3 48 (29.63%) Embedded C
4 38 (23.46%) Embedded C++
5 37 (22.84%) Bash Shell
6 34 (20.99%) Python
7 22 (13.58%) Java
8 14 (8.64%) C#
9 10 (6.17%) PHP
10 9 (5.56%) SQL
11 8 (4.94%) Perl
12 7 (4.32%) Ruby
13 4 (2.47%) Go
13 4 (2.47%) VB
14 3 (1.85%) ANSI C
15 2 (1.23%) ActionScript
15 2 (1.23%) ActionScript 2.0
15 2 (1.23%) JavaScript
15 2 (1.23%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.62%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 64 (39.51%) Degree
2 14 (8.64%) PhD
3 6 (3.70%) HNC
3 6 (3.70%) HND
3 6 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.32%) QA
2 3 (1.85%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.62%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 36 (22.22%) Firmware
2 5 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.47%) NFS
3 4 (2.47%) Samba
4 2 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.47%) Kibana
1 4 (2.47%) logstash
2 3 (1.85%) Ansible
2 3 (1.85%) Puppet
3 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 6 (3.70%) Freescale
2 5 (3.09%) VMware
3 4 (2.47%) Atlassian
3 4 (2.47%) Sun
4 3 (1.85%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.23%) Adobe
5 2 (1.23%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.23%) Intel
5 2 (1.23%) Symbian
6 1 (0.62%) Altera
6 1 (0.62%) Borland
6 1 (0.62%) Hypercom
6 1 (0.62%) Ingenico
6 1 (0.62%) VeriFone
6 1 (0.62%) Xilinx
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Net2Edge Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
IC Resources
Salary: negotiable with an excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
West Sussex
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: Life insurance, share scheme, work flexibility
Posted: 13 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Derby
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Mobica
Salary: 50000
Posted: 10 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Red61 Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago