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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 789 794 737
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -57
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 89 99 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.096% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.31% 0.35% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78 87 132
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £56,450 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -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
29033 28189 30240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.42% 27.48% 27.64%
Number of salaries quoted 24362 23214 25899
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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 -15 83 £47,500 +18.75% 74
East of England -6 35 £50,000 - 33
Cambridgeshire +2 34 £51,250 +2.50% 26
South East -29 27 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Cambridge -9 26 £50,000 - 24
London +5 9 £45,500 -1.62% 3
West Yorkshire -1 6 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Yorkshire -6 6 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Bradford - 6 £40,000 - 1
Scotland +7 5 £28,500 +3.63% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 5 £42,500 +11.84% 3
Surrey -4 5 £50,000 -33.33% 1
Brighton -18 4 £40,000 -
East Sussex -23 4 £40,000 -
Kent - 4 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £46,250 -
Oxford -6 3 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Oxfordshire -6 3 £55,000 +57.14% 2
North West -15 3 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Woking +13 2 £55,000 -26.66%
Berkshire -16 2 £52,500 +40.00% 6
Manchester -17 2 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Linlithgow - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £52,500 -
West Lothian - 2 - -
Fife - 2 £28,500 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £46,750 - 1
South West - 2 £60,000 - 8
West Midlands - 2 £39,000 - 2
City of London - 2 £62,500 - 1

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 190 (100.00%) Linux
2 140 (73.68%) C
3 120 (63.16%) C++
4 112 (58.95%) Software Engineering
5 54 (28.42%) Device Driver
5 54 (28.42%) Java
6 48 (25.26%) Electronics
7 46 (24.21%) Embedded C
8 45 (23.68%) Degree
9 39 (20.53%) Python
10 35 (18.42%) Embedded Systems
11 32 (16.84%) Android
12 31 (16.32%) Windows
13 30 (15.79%) Embedded C++
14 28 (14.74%) C#
15 25 (13.16%) TCP/IP
15 25 (13.16%) Algorithms
16 23 (12.11%) Perl
17 21 (11.05%) GCC
18 20 (10.53%) UML
19 19 (10.00%) Firmware
20 18 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
21 17 (8.95%) Subversion
21 17 (8.95%) Computer Science
21 17 (8.95%) Wireless
21 17 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
22 16 (8.42%) .NET
22 16 (8.42%) Multithreading
23 15 (7.89%) Git (software)
23 15 (7.89%) Smart Meter

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (1.58%) SAS
2 1 (0.53%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.58%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.05%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.16%) TCP/IP
2 17 (8.95%) Wireless
3 12 (6.32%) ZigBee
4 11 (5.79%) Ethernet
5 10 (5.26%) 802.15
6 6 (3.16%) Internet
6 6 (3.16%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (2.63%) HTTP
7 5 (2.63%) VoIP
8 4 (2.11%) Firewall
9 3 (1.58%) OpenVPN
9 3 (1.58%) SSL
9 3 (1.58%) VPN
9 3 (1.58%) FTP
9 3 (1.58%) Frame Relay
9 3 (1.58%) X.25
10 2 (1.05%) DVB
10 2 (1.05%) 3G
10 2 (1.05%) 2G
10 2 (1.05%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.63%) SQLite
2 4 (2.11%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.58%) Big Data
4 2 (1.05%) MySQL
5 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (11.05%) GCC
2 17 (8.95%) Subversion
3 15 (7.89%) Git (software)
4 12 (6.32%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.16%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.11%) Trac
6 4 (2.11%) JIRA
7 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.05%) GDB
7 2 (1.05%) WinDbg
7 2 (1.05%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.53%) GNU Toolchain
8 1 (0.53%) MSTest
8 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.53%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.53%) VectorCAST
General
1 48 (25.26%) Electronics
2 7 (3.68%) Finance
2 7 (3.68%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.63%) Automotive
4 3 (1.58%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.05%) Marketing
5 2 (1.05%) Banking
5 2 (1.05%) Retail
6 1 (0.53%) German Language
6 1 (0.53%) Advertising
6 1 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (40.53%) Software Engineer
2 45 (23.68%) Developer
3 43 (22.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 31 (16.32%) Linux Engineer
5 29 (15.26%) Software Developer
6 16 (8.42%) Senior Software Engineer
6 16 (8.42%) Embedded Software Developer
7 13 (6.84%) Software Team Leader
7 13 (6.84%) C++ Software Engineer
7 13 (6.84%) Team Leader
7 13 (6.84%) Development Team Leader
7 13 (6.84%) Development Manager
8 10 (5.26%) Software Development Team Leader
9 9 (4.74%) Test Engineer
9 9 (4.74%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.21%) Software Development Manager
10 8 (4.21%) Embedded C Engineer
10 8 (4.21%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 8 (4.21%) Software Manager
10 8 (4.21%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.42%) .NET
2 13 (6.84%) Middleware
3 9 (4.74%) Web Services
4 8 (4.21%) .NET Framework
4 8 (4.21%) WCF
5 7 (3.68%) OpenCL
6 6 (3.16%) XML
6 6 (3.16%) JSON
6 6 (3.16%) Qt
7 5 (2.63%) WPF
7 5 (2.63%) OpenGL
7 5 (2.63%) DirectCompute
8 4 (2.11%) .NET Compact Framework
8 4 (2.11%) POSIX
8 4 (2.11%) HTML
8 4 (2.11%) .NET Remoting
8 4 (2.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (2.11%) HTML5
8 4 (2.11%) REST
9 3 (1.58%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 54 (28.42%) Device Driver
2 35 (18.42%) Embedded Systems
3 25 (13.16%) Algorithms
4 17 (8.95%) Computer Science
4 17 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (7.89%) Smart Meter
6 13 (6.84%) STB
7 12 (6.32%) DTV
8 10 (5.26%) Mathematics
8 10 (5.26%) Open Source
9 9 (4.74%) 3D Graphics
9 9 (4.74%) Data Structures
10 8 (4.21%) Physics
11 6 (3.16%) MPEG
12 5 (2.63%) CUDA
13 4 (2.11%) Streaming Video
13 4 (2.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 4 (2.11%) Visualisation
14 3 (1.58%) Statistics
14 3 (1.58%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 190 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (16.84%) Android
3 31 (16.32%) Windows
4 9 (4.74%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.16%) VxWorks
5 6 (3.16%) Fedora
6 5 (2.63%) UNIX
7 4 (2.11%) Windows CE
7 4 (2.11%) OpenWrt
8 3 (1.58%) Scientific Linux
8 3 (1.58%) CentOS
9 2 (1.05%) Tizen
10 1 (0.53%) uClinux
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.53%) Debian
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (58.95%) Software Engineering
2 20 (10.53%) UML
3 18 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (8.42%) Multithreading
5 14 (7.37%) Embedded Software Development
6 11 (5.79%) OO
7 9 (4.74%) Scrum
8 7 (3.68%) Time Management
8 7 (3.68%) Software Testing
8 7 (3.68%) Configuration Management
9 6 (3.16%) Mentoring
10 5 (2.63%) Validation
11 4 (2.11%) Android Development
11 4 (2.11%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (1.58%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (1.58%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (1.58%) Image Processing
12 3 (1.58%) Automated Testing
12 3 (1.58%) Web Development
12 3 (1.58%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 140 (73.68%) C
2 120 (63.16%) C++
3 54 (28.42%) Java
4 46 (24.21%) Embedded C
5 39 (20.53%) Python
6 30 (15.79%) Embedded C++
7 28 (14.74%) C#
8 23 (12.11%) Perl
9 14 (7.37%) Bash Shell
10 13 (6.84%) Shell Script
11 12 (6.32%) SQL
12 7 (3.68%) Assembly Language
13 6 (3.16%) Objective-C
13 6 (3.16%) JavaScript
14 3 (1.58%) Ruby
15 2 (1.05%) MATLAB
15 2 (1.05%) Tcl
15 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.05%) XPath
16 1 (0.53%) Lua
Qualifications
1 45 (23.68%) Degree
2 5 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.58%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.05%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.53%) PhD
5 1 (0.53%) ISEB
5 1 (0.53%) MBA
5 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.58%) JTAG
2 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 19 (10.00%) Firmware
2 3 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.58%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.53%) Xen
Vendors
1 7 (3.68%) Wind River
2 6 (3.16%) VMware
2 6 (3.16%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.58%) Assembla
4 3 (1.58%) Perforce
4 3 (1.58%) Citrix
5 2 (1.05%) QNX
5 2 (1.05%) Atmel
6 1 (0.53%) SAP
6 1 (0.53%) Intel
6 1 (0.53%) IBM
6 1 (0.53%) Sun
6 1 (0.53%) Broadcom
6 1 (0.53%) Freescale
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