The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Linux
England / West Midlands
Rank 216 216 215
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.041% 0.019% 0.040%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 0.096% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.84%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1014 1044 1252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.93% 19.95% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 882 859 1103
Median salary £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region 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 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
Birmingham -1 2 £50,000 +33.33%
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (85.71%) C++
2 12 (85.71%) TCP/IP
3 10 (71.43%) Python
3 10 (71.43%) Scrum
3 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) Degree
3 10 (71.43%) Physics
3 10 (71.43%) Bash Shell
3 10 (71.43%) Yocto
4 9 (64.29%) Electronics
5 8 (57.14%) Firmware
5 8 (57.14%) PhD
5 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
5 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
5 8 (57.14%) Mathematics
6 4 (28.57%) C
6 4 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Freescale
7 2 (14.29%) Device Driver Development
7 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (14.29%) Android
7 2 (14.29%) SNMP
7 2 (14.29%) Device Driver
8 1 (7.14%) Web Design
8 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
8 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 1 (7.14%) Pthreads
8 1 (7.14%) Computer Science

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (64.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Software Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) Embedded Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Kernel Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Kernel Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Yocto
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
2 1 (7.14%) Pthreads
2 1 (7.14%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Physics
2 8 (57.14%) Mathematics
3 2 (14.29%) Device Driver
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Device Driver Development
5 1 (7.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C++
2 10 (71.43%) Bash Shell
2 10 (71.43%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) C
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) PhD
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Freescale