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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank 789 897 888
Rank change year-on-year
+108 -9
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 118 70 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.064% 0.084%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.50% 0.24% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 92 59 83
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -

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
23476 28666 30743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.71% 26.23% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 19916 24298 25411
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +114 118 £37,500 -16.66% 25
South East +68 36 £35,000 -2.77% 4
East of England +10 26 £36,000 -28.00% 10
Yorkshire +45 21 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East Midlands +34 18 £36,000 +2.85% 1
West Midlands - 17 £36,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +15 16 £32,000 -36.00% 7
Cambridge +9 16 £32,000 -36.00% 7
Northamptonshire - 16 £36,000 - 1
Northampton - 15 £36,000 - 1
Barnsley - 12 £45,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 12 £45,000 - 1
Coventry - 11 £36,000 -
Kent +22 9 £39,000 +11.42%
Hampshire +20 9 £39,500 -18.97% 1
South West - 8 £37,500 - 2
London +40 7 £62,500 +19.04% 3
North West +7 7 £50,000 +16.27% 3
Sussex - 7 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire +24 6 £36,000 -24.21%
Herefordshire - 6 £37,500 -
Dorset - 6 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £36,000 -
Dover - 6 - -
Hereford - 5 £37,500 -
Bedford - 5 £36,000 -
Norwich - 5 £37,500 - 1
Bedfordshire - 5 £36,000 -
Berkshire - 5 £32,500 - 1
Norfolk - 5 £37,500 - 1

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 181 (100.00%) Linux
2 163 (90.06%) Software Engineering
3 137 (75.69%) C++
4 124 (68.51%) C
5 69 (38.12%) Degree
6 51 (28.18%) TCP/IP
7 49 (27.07%) Embedded C
8 46 (25.41%) Device Driver
9 45 (24.86%) Electronics
10 40 (22.10%) Bash Shell
10 40 (22.10%) Embedded C++
11 38 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (17.13%) Firmware
13 30 (16.57%) Python
13 30 (16.57%) Embedded Software Development
14 29 (16.02%) Computer Science
15 26 (14.36%) Qt
16 25 (13.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 24 (13.26%) Multithreading
17 24 (13.26%) Algorithms
18 23 (12.71%) Scrum
19 22 (12.15%) Embedded Systems
19 22 (12.15%) Yocto
20 20 (11.05%) Git (software)
21 19 (10.50%) Configuration Management
22 18 (9.94%) Java
23 17 (9.39%) Automotive
24 16 (8.84%) Subversion
24 16 (8.84%) Telematics
24 16 (8.84%) Open Source

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 (2.21%) Apache
1 4 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (2.21%) nginx
2 2 (1.10%) Drupal
2 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.10%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (28.18%) TCP/IP
2 14 (7.73%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (7.18%) SNMP
4 10 (5.52%) Wireless
5 5 (2.76%) Bluetooth
6 4 (2.21%) DHCP
6 4 (2.21%) DNS
6 4 (2.21%) HTTP
6 4 (2.21%) LDAP
6 4 (2.21%) MQTT
6 4 (2.21%) SAN
6 4 (2.21%) VLAN
7 3 (1.66%) ZigBee
8 2 (1.10%) DLNA
8 2 (1.10%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.10%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.10%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.10%) Internet
8 2 (1.10%) SSL
8 2 (1.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (11.05%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.84%) Subversion
3 10 (5.52%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.31%) JIRA
5 3 (1.66%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (1.10%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.55%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (24.86%) Electronics
2 17 (9.39%) Automotive
3 4 (2.21%) Finance
3 4 (2.21%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.10%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.10%) Avionics
5 1 (0.55%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Retail
5 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 142 (78.45%) Software Engineer
2 134 (74.03%) Embedded Engineer
3 116 (64.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 66 (36.46%) Linux Engineer
5 62 (34.25%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 47 (25.97%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 46 (25.41%) C++ Software Engineer
8 45 (24.86%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 39 (21.55%) C Software Engineer
10 38 (20.99%) Embedded C Engineer
11 37 (20.44%) Embedded C Software Engineer
12 36 (19.89%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 33 (18.23%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
14 32 (17.68%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
14 32 (17.68%) C/C++ Software Engineer
14 32 (17.68%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
15 15 (8.29%) Audio Engineer
16 14 (7.73%) Graduate
17 13 (7.18%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
17 13 (7.18%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.36%) Qt
2 22 (12.15%) Yocto
3 16 (8.84%) Qt Quick
4 11 (6.08%) JSON
5 8 (4.42%) Node.js
6 7 (3.87%) Ajax
6 7 (3.87%) Middleware
6 7 (3.87%) WebSockets
7 6 (3.31%) STL
8 4 (2.21%) ELK Stack
8 4 (2.21%) LAMP
8 4 (2.21%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (2.21%) REST
8 4 (2.21%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (2.21%) XML
9 3 (1.66%) Pthreads
9 3 (1.66%) XMPP
10 2 (1.10%) Apache Flex
10 2 (1.10%) HTML
10 2 (1.10%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 46 (25.41%) Device Driver
2 29 (16.02%) Computer Science
3 25 (13.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 24 (13.26%) Algorithms
5 22 (12.15%) Embedded Systems
6 16 (8.84%) Telematics
7 14 (7.73%) Physics
8 11 (6.08%) Mathematics
9 8 (4.42%) Digital TV
9 8 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (4.42%) STB
10 7 (3.87%) IPTV
10 7 (3.87%) Over-the-Top Content
11 6 (3.31%) Cryptography
12 5 (2.76%) Artificial Intelligence
12 5 (2.76%) Biometrics
13 4 (2.21%) Public Cloud
14 2 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (1.10%) Cybercrime
14 2 (1.10%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 181 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (6.63%) VxWorks
3 10 (5.52%) Windows
4 9 (4.97%) Android
5 4 (2.21%) CentOS
5 4 (2.21%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.21%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.21%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.10%) Debian
6 2 (1.10%) Unix
7 1 (0.55%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (90.06%) Software Engineering
2 38 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (16.57%) Embedded Software Development
4 24 (13.26%) Multithreading
5 23 (12.71%) Scrum
6 19 (10.50%) Configuration Management
7 16 (8.84%) Open Source
8 12 (6.63%) OO
8 12 (6.63%) Signal Processing
8 12 (6.63%) UML
9 11 (6.08%) OOD
10 8 (4.42%) Web Design
11 6 (3.31%) Defect Tracking
11 6 (3.31%) DevOps
11 6 (3.31%) Digital Signal Processing
11 6 (3.31%) Image Processing
11 6 (3.31%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (3.31%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (3.31%) Validation
12 5 (2.76%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 137 (75.69%) C++
2 124 (68.51%) C
3 49 (27.07%) Embedded C
4 40 (22.10%) Bash Shell
4 40 (22.10%) Embedded C++
5 30 (16.57%) Python
6 18 (9.94%) Java
7 9 (4.97%) JavaScript
8 7 (3.87%) C#
9 6 (3.31%) Perl
10 5 (2.76%) Go
11 4 (2.21%) Ruby
12 2 (1.10%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.10%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (1.10%) ANSI C
12 2 (1.10%) SQL
12 2 (1.10%) Tcl
13 1 (0.55%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.55%) PHP
13 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (38.12%) Degree
2 10 (5.52%) PhD
3 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.42%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.10%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 31 (17.13%) Firmware
2 4 (2.21%) NFS
2 4 (2.21%) Samba
2 4 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.10%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.21%) Kibana
1 4 (2.21%) logstash
2 2 (1.10%) Ansible
2 2 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.10%) Puppet
2 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 4 (2.21%) Atlassian
1 4 (2.21%) Sun
1 4 (2.21%) VMware
2 2 (1.10%) Adobe
2 2 (1.10%) CheckPoint
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.55%) Broadcom
3 1 (0.55%) CA
3 1 (0.55%) Ingenico
3 1 (0.55%) Intel
3 1 (0.55%) SAP
3 1 (0.55%) VeriFone
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