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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 221 199 194
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -5
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 4 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.070% 0.019% 0.085%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.27% 0.077% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £50,500 £37,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.66% +31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Embedded Linux
England

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
1485 1297 1289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.14% 24.64% 27.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1151 1116
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,550 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 22 October 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
Coventry -13 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) C
3 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (66.67%) C++
4 8 (66.67%) Embedded C
5 7 (58.33%) Embedded C++
5 7 (58.33%) Degree
6 6 (50.00%) Broadband
6 6 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (41.67%) CCTV
7 5 (41.67%) Electronics
8 3 (25.00%) Windows
8 3 (25.00%) Firmware
9 2 (16.67%) VxWorks
9 2 (16.67%) Python
9 2 (16.67%) Freescale
10 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
10 1 (8.33%) C#
10 1 (8.33%) SQL
10 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
10 1 (8.33%) HNC
10 1 (8.33%) HND
10 1 (8.33%) EPoS
10 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
10 1 (8.33%) JTAG
10 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
10 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
10 1 (8.33%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 6 (50.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (41.67%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Senior Software Engineer
1 8 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (8.33%) Hardware Technician
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Technician
5 1 (8.33%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (41.67%) CCTV
3 1 (8.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C
2 8 (66.67%) C++
2 8 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 7 (58.33%) Embedded C++
4 2 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) HNC
2 1 (8.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Freescale
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40 - £50 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago