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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank 792 882 859
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -23
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 118 88 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.082% 0.095%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.49% 0.31% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 90 79 96
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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
24295 28087 30823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.87% 26.09% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 20817 23687 25570
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 £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +63 116 £37,500 -11.76% 13
South East +36 38 £35,000 -10.25% 2
West Midlands - 23 £36,000 -
Yorkshire +41 21 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East of England +13 18 £36,000 -24.21% 5
East Midlands +19 17 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Northamptonshire - 15 £36,000 - 1
Northampton - 14 £36,000 - 1
South Yorkshire +22 13 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Barnsley - 13 £45,000 - 1
Herefordshire - 12 £37,500 -
London +41 11 £62,500 +21.95% 2
Cambridgeshire +2 11 £32,000 -28.88% 3
Cambridge +2 11 £32,000 -28.88% 1
Coventry - 11 £36,000 -
Kent +16 9 £39,000 +8.33%
Hereford - 9 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire +22 7 £35,000 -22.22%
Berkshire - 7 £32,500 -
Milton Keynes - 7 £35,000 -
South West - 7 £37,500 -
Hampshire -2 6 £39,000 -13.33% 2
Sussex - 6 £30,000 -
Dover - 6 - -
Dorset - 5 £37,500 -
Bedford - 4 £36,000 -
Thatcham - 4 £32,500 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £36,000 -
North West +16 3 £40,000 +6.66% 1
City of London +58 2 - -

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 179 (100.00%) Linux
2 157 (87.71%) Software Engineering
3 136 (75.98%) C++
4 125 (69.83%) C
5 69 (38.55%) Degree
6 55 (30.73%) Electronics
7 53 (29.61%) Embedded C
8 48 (26.82%) TCP/IP
9 44 (24.58%) Embedded C++
10 41 (22.91%) Device Driver
11 37 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (16.20%) Embedded Software Development
12 29 (16.20%) Firmware
13 28 (15.64%) Computer Science
13 28 (15.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 28 (15.64%) Bash Shell
14 27 (15.08%) Python
14 27 (15.08%) Scrum
15 26 (14.53%) Java
16 24 (13.41%) Embedded Systems
16 24 (13.41%) Multithreading
17 23 (12.85%) Qt
18 20 (11.17%) Algorithms
18 20 (11.17%) Yocto
19 17 (9.50%) VxWorks
20 15 (8.38%) Automotive
21 14 (7.82%) Configuration Management
21 14 (7.82%) SNMP
21 14 (7.82%) OO
21 14 (7.82%) Git (software)

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 1 (0.56%) Apache
1 1 (0.56%) Drupal
1 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.56%) nginx
1 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
1 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (26.82%) TCP/IP
2 14 (7.82%) SNMP
3 8 (4.47%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (3.91%) Wireless
5 5 (2.79%) HTTP
6 4 (2.23%) MQTT
7 3 (1.68%) Internet
7 3 (1.68%) VoIP
7 3 (1.68%) ZigBee
8 2 (1.12%) Bluetooth
8 2 (1.12%) DLNA
8 2 (1.12%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.12%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.12%) UPnP
8 2 (1.12%) VLAN
9 1 (0.56%) DVB
9 1 (0.56%) Firewall
9 1 (0.56%) NFC
9 1 (0.56%) OFDM
9 1 (0.56%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (7.82%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.59%) Subversion
3 5 (2.79%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.56%) JIRA
5 1 (0.56%) NetBeans
General
1 55 (30.73%) Electronics
2 15 (8.38%) Automotive
3 5 (2.79%) Marketing
4 3 (1.68%) Finance
4 3 (1.68%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 139 (77.65%) Software Engineer
2 133 (74.30%) Embedded Engineer
3 113 (63.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 65 (36.31%) Linux Engineer
5 61 (34.08%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 47 (26.26%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 43 (24.02%) C++ Software Engineer
8 42 (23.46%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 35 (19.55%) C Software Engineer
10 34 (18.99%) Embedded C Engineer
10 34 (18.99%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 33 (18.44%) Embedded C Software Engineer
12 30 (16.76%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 29 (16.20%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
14 28 (15.64%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
14 28 (15.64%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
15 17 (9.50%) Audio Engineer
16 12 (6.70%) Developer
17 11 (6.15%) FPGA Engineer
17 11 (6.15%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.85%) Qt
2 20 (11.17%) Yocto
3 13 (7.26%) Qt Quick
4 9 (5.03%) JSON
5 8 (4.47%) Node.js
6 7 (3.91%) Ajax
6 7 (3.91%) Middleware
6 7 (3.91%) WebSockets
7 6 (3.35%) HTML
8 3 (1.68%) CSS
8 3 (1.68%) jQuery
8 3 (1.68%) Pthreads
8 3 (1.68%) STL
8 3 (1.68%) XMPP
9 2 (1.12%) HTML5
9 2 (1.12%) OpenGL
9 2 (1.12%) REST
10 1 (0.56%) .NET
10 1 (0.56%) DirectX
10 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (22.91%) Device Driver
2 28 (15.64%) Computer Science
2 28 (15.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 24 (13.41%) Embedded Systems
4 20 (11.17%) Algorithms
5 13 (7.26%) Telematics
6 11 (6.15%) Mathematics
6 11 (6.15%) Physics
7 8 (4.47%) Digital TV
7 8 (4.47%) STB
8 7 (3.91%) IPTV
8 7 (3.91%) Over-the-Top Content
9 6 (3.35%) Cryptography
10 5 (2.79%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (2.79%) Biometrics
11 4 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (1.12%) Cybercrime
12 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.12%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 179 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (9.50%) VxWorks
3 11 (6.15%) Android
4 8 (4.47%) Windows
5 3 (1.68%) Unix
6 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) CentOS
6 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.56%) Tizen
6 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.56%) uClinux
6 1 (0.56%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (87.71%) Software Engineering
2 37 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (16.20%) Embedded Software Development
4 27 (15.08%) Scrum
5 24 (13.41%) Multithreading
6 14 (7.82%) Configuration Management
6 14 (7.82%) OO
7 12 (6.70%) Open Source
7 12 (6.70%) Signal Processing
8 11 (6.15%) UML
8 11 (6.15%) Unit Testing
9 9 (5.03%) OOD
10 8 (4.47%) Web Design
11 6 (3.35%) Digital Signal Processing
11 6 (3.35%) Image Processing
11 6 (3.35%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (3.35%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (3.35%) Validation
12 5 (2.79%) Defect Tracking
12 5 (2.79%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 136 (75.98%) C++
2 125 (69.83%) C
3 53 (29.61%) Embedded C
4 44 (24.58%) Embedded C++
5 28 (15.64%) Bash Shell
6 27 (15.08%) Python
7 26 (14.53%) Java
8 9 (5.03%) JavaScript
9 7 (3.91%) C#
10 5 (2.79%) Go
11 3 (1.68%) Perl
12 2 (1.12%) Ruby
12 2 (1.12%) SQL
12 2 (1.12%) Tcl
13 1 (0.56%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.56%) PHP
13 1 (0.56%) VB
13 1 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 69 (38.55%) Degree
2 6 (3.35%) PhD
3 1 (0.56%) HNC
3 1 (0.56%) HND
3 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.91%) QA
2 3 (1.68%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.56%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 29 (16.20%) Firmware
2 1 (0.56%) NFS
2 1 (0.56%) Samba
2 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Kibana
1 1 (0.56%) logstash
1 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 2 (1.12%) Intel
1 2 (1.12%) SAP
2 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
2 1 (0.56%) Broadcom
2 1 (0.56%) CA
2 1 (0.56%) CheckPoint
2 1 (0.56%) Ingenico
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.56%) Sun
2 1 (0.56%) VeriFone
2 1 (0.56%) VMware
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