The first table below looks at the demand for Embedded Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 16 April 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 for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 198 202 193
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 3 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.061% 0.039% 0.064%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.27% 0.16% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1108 1214 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.35% 23.84% 22.10%
Number of salaries quoted 976 1035 928
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Linux across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Embedded Linux
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Linux across the West Midlands region.

Embedded Linux Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Embedded Linux
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 2 - -
Coventry +12 1 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (33.33%) HNC
3 1 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Broadband
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Verification Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) HNC
2 1 (33.33%) HND
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