The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 757 718 694
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -24
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 136 162 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.44% 0.54% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 112 112 164
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30793 29818 32283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.73% 27.41% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 25754 25298 27677
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 22 July 2014 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 22 July 2014. 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 -47 134 £40,000 -11.11% 40
South East +34 62 £37,500 -16.66% 6
East of England -31 24 £45,000 -10.00% 21
Hampshire +7 18 £33,125 -22.05%
Cambridgeshire +3 16 £50,250 +11.66% 20
Cambridge +1 16 £52,500 +5.00% 16
Southampton +27 15 £37,500 -14.28%
London -48 15 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Brighton - 15 £40,000 - 1
East Sussex - 15 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +17 14 £32,750 -6.42% 3
Oxford +17 13 £32,750 -6.42%
Buckinghamshire +8 12 £35,000 -
East Midlands -5 11 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Derbyshire - 10 £37,500 - 1
Derby - 10 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands +20 8 £40,000 +14.28%
Yorkshire -50 8 £43,750 +2.94% 4
High Wycombe - 8 £35,000 -
Aylesbury - 8 £35,000 -
Berkshire +14 6 £42,500 +25.00% 1
Warwickshire - 5 £40,000 -
Rugby - 5 £40,000 -
South West -37 4 £45,000 +33.33% 5
North Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 -
York - 4 £42,500 -
Reading +13 3 £60,000 +76.47% 1
Hertfordshire -17 3 £52,500 -12.50% 1
West Yorkshire -46 3 £37,500 -43.39% 1
Suffolk - 3 £45,000 -

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 242 (100.00%) Linux
2 190 (78.51%) C
3 174 (71.90%) Software Engineering
4 162 (66.94%) C++
5 59 (24.38%) Electronics
6 57 (23.55%) Device Driver
6 57 (23.55%) Degree
7 53 (21.90%) Embedded C
7 53 (21.90%) Embedded C++
8 48 (19.83%) TCP/IP
8 48 (19.83%) Computer Science
9 45 (18.60%) Java
10 42 (17.36%) XML
11 39 (16.12%) UML
12 37 (15.29%) C#
13 34 (14.05%) Python
13 34 (14.05%) Multithreading
14 31 (12.81%) SSL
15 25 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (9.92%) Streaming Video
16 24 (9.92%) EMV
16 24 (9.92%) Windows
16 24 (9.92%) MPEG
17 23 (9.50%) FTP
18 22 (9.09%) Ethernet
19 21 (8.68%) Firmware
20 20 (8.26%) Telecoms
20 20 (8.26%) Perl
20 20 (8.26%) Embedded Systems
21 19 (7.85%) OO

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 2 (0.83%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.41%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (0.83%) MS Project
1 2 (0.83%) MS Office
2 1 (0.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 48 (19.83%) TCP/IP
2 31 (12.81%) SSL
3 23 (9.50%) FTP
4 22 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 19 (7.85%) Wireless
6 17 (7.02%) HTTP
7 13 (5.37%) IGMP
8 12 (4.96%) RTSP
9 9 (3.72%) Broadband
10 8 (3.31%) DVB
11 7 (2.89%) 4G
12 6 (2.48%) VLAN
12 6 (2.48%) LTE
12 6 (2.48%) GPRS
12 6 (2.48%) DHCP
12 6 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (2.07%) Internet
14 4 (1.65%) DNS
14 4 (1.65%) IPv4
14 4 (1.65%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.83%) MySQL
3 1 (0.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (7.44%) Subversion
2 11 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 11 (4.55%) GDB
3 10 (4.13%) GCC
3 10 (4.13%) CMake
4 7 (2.89%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.07%) WinDbg
6 4 (1.65%) JIRA
7 3 (1.24%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.41%) NetBeans
General
1 59 (24.38%) Electronics
2 20 (8.26%) Telecoms
3 18 (7.44%) Retail
4 9 (3.72%) Finance
4 9 (3.72%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.72%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.24%) Marketing
6 2 (0.83%) Automotive
7 1 (0.41%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 152 (62.81%) Software Engineer
2 91 (37.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 46 (19.01%) Developer
4 38 (15.70%) Linux Engineer
5 37 (15.29%) C++ Software Engineer
6 29 (11.98%) Senior Software Engineer
7 25 (10.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 25 (10.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 19 (7.85%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 14 (5.79%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
10 12 (4.96%) Software Developer
11 11 (4.55%) C Software Engineer
11 11 (4.55%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
12 7 (2.89%) C++ Developer
13 6 (2.48%) Hardware Engineer
13 6 (2.48%) C Developer
14 5 (2.07%) Senior Developer
14 5 (2.07%) Front-End Developer
14 5 (2.07%) Team Leader
15 4 (1.65%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (17.36%) XML
2 15 (6.20%) Flash
2 15 (6.20%) HTML
3 12 (4.96%) Qt
4 11 (4.55%) .NET
5 10 (4.13%) Direct3D
5 10 (4.13%) OpenGL
5 10 (4.13%) Middleware
6 7 (2.89%) HTML5
6 7 (2.89%) JSON
7 6 (2.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 6 (2.48%) GStreamer
7 6 (2.48%) STL
7 6 (2.48%) POSIX
8 5 (2.07%) CSS
9 4 (1.65%) jQuery
9 4 (1.65%) CGI
10 3 (1.24%) XML Schema
10 3 (1.24%) CSS3
11 2 (0.83%) GTK+
Miscellaneous
1 57 (23.55%) Device Driver
2 48 (19.83%) Computer Science
3 24 (9.92%) Streaming Video
3 24 (9.92%) EMV
3 24 (9.92%) MPEG
4 21 (8.68%) Firmware
5 20 (8.26%) Embedded Systems
6 18 (7.44%) Open Source
7 16 (6.61%) EFT
7 16 (6.61%) Cryptography
8 14 (5.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 13 (5.37%) Physics
10 12 (4.96%) STB
11 11 (4.55%) DTV
11 11 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
12 10 (4.13%) Visualisation
12 10 (4.13%) Robotics
13 7 (2.89%) Mathematics
14 6 (2.48%) Smart Meter
15 5 (2.07%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 242 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (9.92%) Windows
3 16 (6.61%) Android
4 10 (4.13%) UNIX
5 9 (3.72%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.07%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.83%) uClinux
7 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.41%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (71.90%) Software Engineering
2 39 (16.12%) UML
3 34 (14.05%) Multithreading
4 25 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (7.85%) OO
6 13 (5.37%) Embedded Software Development
7 11 (4.55%) OOP
7 11 (4.55%) Unit Testing
8 10 (4.13%) Software Testing
8 10 (4.13%) Regression Testing
9 9 (3.72%) Scrum
9 9 (3.72%) Project Planning
10 8 (3.31%) Android Development
11 7 (2.89%) OOD
11 7 (2.89%) Time Management
12 6 (2.48%) Integration Testing
12 6 (2.48%) Machine Learning
12 6 (2.48%) Change Management
12 6 (2.48%) Configuration Management
13 4 (1.65%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 190 (78.51%) C
2 162 (66.94%) C++
3 53 (21.90%) Embedded C
3 53 (21.90%) Embedded C++
4 45 (18.60%) Java
5 37 (15.29%) C#
6 34 (14.05%) Python
7 20 (8.26%) Perl
8 12 (4.96%) SQL
9 11 (4.55%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.48%) Ruby
10 6 (2.48%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.48%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.48%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.41%) PowerHouse
11 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 57 (23.55%) Degree
2 6 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.65%) PhD
4 2 (0.83%) HNC
4 2 (0.83%) HND
5 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.20%) JTAG
2 1 (0.41%) TickIT
2 1 (0.41%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.41%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) KVM
1 1 (0.41%) NFS
1 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.41%) Xen
Vendors
1 16 (6.61%) VeriFone
2 3 (1.24%) Freescale
3 2 (0.83%) SAP
3 2 (0.83%) Nokia
4 1 (0.41%) VMware
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.41%) Broadcom
4 1 (0.41%) Wind River
4 1 (0.41%) Google
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