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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 789 784 730
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -54
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 101 137 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.35% 0.44% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 97 114 117
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,750 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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
28900 31279 30142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.41% 26.59% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 24209 26261 25611
Average salary £41,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -6 101 £40,000 - 47
East of England +22 38 £45,000 -10.44% 8
South East -12 32 £35,000 -6.66% 11
Cambridgeshire +20 26 £42,500 -17.47% 8
East Sussex +21 17 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Cambridge +19 17 £47,500 -20.83% 8
Brighton +20 14 £32,500 -18.75%
London +25 10 £50,000 - 16
Hertfordshire +8 10 £50,000 -16.66%
City of London +50 6 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Watford +9 6 £50,000 -16.66%
Yorkshire +10 5 £40,000 -5.88%
East Midlands -2 5 £37,500 - 6
South West -9 5 £45,000 +12.50% 1
North West - 5 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire +7 4 £40,000 +6.66%
Buckinghamshire -9 4 £34,500 -1.42%
Manchester - 4 £37,500 -
High Wycombe 0 3 £34,500 -1.42%
Oxfordshire -3 3 £45,000 +37.40% 1
Derbyshire -9 3 £37,500 - 2
Derby -9 3 £37,500 - 2
Oxford -16 3 £45,000 +37.40%
Poole - 3 £42,500 -
Leeds - 3 £40,000 -
Dorset - 3 £42,500 -
Hampshire -16 2 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Essex - 2 £37,500 -
Devon - 2 £46,250 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £40,000 - 3

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 161 (100.00%) Linux
2 138 (85.71%) C
3 120 (74.53%) C++
4 93 (57.76%) Software Engineering
5 52 (32.30%) Device Driver
6 44 (27.33%) Degree
7 41 (25.47%) Android
8 38 (23.60%) Java
9 36 (22.36%) Windows
10 33 (20.50%) Embedded C
11 31 (19.25%) C#
12 30 (18.63%) Electronics
13 28 (17.39%) Embedded Systems
13 28 (17.39%) Embedded C++
14 27 (16.77%) Firmware
15 25 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (14.91%) Python
17 23 (14.29%) Raspberry Pi
17 23 (14.29%) Wireless
18 22 (13.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 19 (11.80%) Perl
20 18 (11.18%) TCP/IP
21 17 (10.56%) Automotive
21 17 (10.56%) Mathematics
22 16 (9.94%) Apple iOS
23 15 (9.32%) Android Development
23 15 (9.32%) Objective-C
23 15 (9.32%) VHDL
23 15 (9.32%) Internet
24 14 (8.70%) Ethernet

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1 (0.62%) Apache
1 1 (0.62%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.29%) Wireless
2 18 (11.18%) TCP/IP
3 15 (9.32%) Internet
4 14 (8.70%) Ethernet
5 11 (6.83%) VoIP
6 9 (5.59%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (4.97%) Bluetooth
7 8 (4.97%) GSM
8 6 (3.73%) DVB
9 5 (3.11%) HTTP
9 5 (3.11%) NFC
10 4 (2.48%) ZigBee
10 4 (2.48%) WLAN
10 4 (2.48%) GPRS
10 4 (2.48%) UMTS
11 3 (1.86%) VPN
11 3 (1.86%) Modbus
11 3 (1.86%) IGMP
11 3 (1.86%) RTSP
12 2 (1.24%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.48%) MySQL
1 4 (2.48%) SQLite
2 2 (1.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (6.83%) Subversion
2 8 (4.97%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.35%) GCC
3 7 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.73%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.11%) WinDbg
6 4 (2.48%) GDB
7 3 (1.86%) Trac
8 2 (1.24%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.62%) JIRA
9 1 (0.62%) Redmine
General
1 30 (18.63%) Electronics
2 17 (10.56%) Automotive
3 11 (6.83%) Finance
4 9 (5.59%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.73%) Marketing
6 4 (2.48%) Multimedia
6 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.62%) Military
7 1 (0.62%) Retail
7 1 (0.62%) German Language
Job Titles
1 82 (50.93%) Software Engineer
2 46 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 43 (26.71%) Developer
4 29 (18.01%) Linux Developer
5 24 (14.91%) Linux Engineer
6 19 (11.80%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 18 (11.18%) Junior Developer
7 18 (11.18%) Junior
8 13 (8.07%) Senior Software Engineer
9 12 (7.45%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 11 (6.83%) C++ Software Engineer
11 10 (6.21%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 9 (5.59%) Software Developer
12 9 (5.59%) Embedded C Engineer
13 8 (4.97%) Electronics Engineer
14 6 (3.73%) VoIP Engineer
14 6 (3.73%) C Software Engineer
15 5 (3.11%) Programmer
15 5 (3.11%) Hardware Engineer
15 5 (3.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.83%) Middleware
2 10 (6.21%) .NET
2 10 (6.21%) Qt
3 9 (5.59%) HTML
4 7 (4.35%) OpenGL
5 6 (3.73%) Web Services
5 6 (3.73%) Flash
6 5 (3.11%) XML
6 5 (3.11%) HTML5
6 5 (3.11%) OpenCL
7 4 (2.48%) CSS3
7 4 (2.48%) WebGL
7 4 (2.48%) BREW
7 4 (2.48%) UIQ
7 4 (2.48%) Series 60
7 4 (2.48%) J2ME
7 4 (2.48%) SVG
7 4 (2.48%) CSS
7 4 (2.48%) OpenAL
8 3 (1.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 52 (32.30%) Device Driver
2 28 (17.39%) Embedded Systems
3 23 (14.29%) Raspberry Pi
4 22 (13.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 17 (10.56%) Mathematics
6 15 (9.32%) VHDL
7 12 (7.45%) Streaming Video
7 12 (7.45%) DTV
7 12 (7.45%) STB
7 12 (7.45%) Computer Science
8 10 (6.21%) Physics
9 9 (5.59%) IPTV
10 8 (4.97%) MPEG
10 8 (4.97%) Algorithms
11 4 (2.48%) Mobile App
11 4 (2.48%) Over-the-Top Content
11 4 (2.48%) iPhone
11 4 (2.48%) Verilog
11 4 (2.48%) Streaming Media
12 3 (1.86%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 161 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (25.47%) Android
3 36 (22.36%) Windows
4 16 (9.94%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.11%) Windows CE
6 4 (2.48%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (2.48%) Nucleus RTOS
6 4 (2.48%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.48%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.24%) OpenWrt
7 2 (1.24%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.24%) Fedora
7 2 (1.24%) UNIX
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (57.76%) Software Engineering
2 25 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (9.32%) Android Development
4 13 (8.07%) Time Management
5 12 (7.45%) Embedded Software Development
6 10 (6.21%) OO
7 9 (5.59%) Multithreading
7 9 (5.59%) Cyber Security
7 9 (5.59%) SDLC
8 8 (4.97%) Configuration Management
8 8 (4.97%) UML
9 6 (3.73%) Software Testing
10 5 (3.11%) Scrum
10 5 (3.11%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.48%) Speech Recognition
11 4 (2.48%) Validation
11 4 (2.48%) DRM
11 4 (2.48%) Mobile Commerce
12 3 (1.86%) Coaching
12 3 (1.86%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 138 (85.71%) C
2 120 (74.53%) C++
3 38 (23.60%) Java
4 33 (20.50%) Embedded C
5 31 (19.25%) C#
6 28 (17.39%) Embedded C++
7 24 (14.91%) Python
8 19 (11.80%) Perl
9 15 (9.32%) Objective-C
10 12 (7.45%) Assembly Language
11 11 (6.83%) JavaScript
12 10 (6.21%) SQL
13 6 (3.73%) Bash Shell
14 5 (3.11%) PHP
15 3 (1.86%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.62%) AWK
16 1 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (27.33%) Degree
2 13 (8.07%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.86%) PhD
4 2 (1.24%) HND
5 1 (0.62%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.48%) JTAG
2 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 27 (16.77%) Firmware
2 2 (1.24%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) Puppet
1 1 (0.62%) Cobbler
1 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (4.97%) Intel
2 7 (4.35%) Wind River
3 4 (2.48%) Atmel
3 4 (2.48%) Symbian
3 4 (2.48%) EMC
4 2 (1.24%) SAP
4 2 (1.24%) Progress
4 2 (1.24%) Perforce
5 1 (0.62%) QNX
5 1 (0.62%) Twitter
5 1 (0.62%) Assembla
5 1 (0.62%) Freescale
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