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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 212 210 196
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 4 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.073% 0.037% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.29% 0.15% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 10
Average salary £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £35,250 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £37,250 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1398 1361 1211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.40% 24.88% 24.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1209 1208 1046
Average salary £36,479 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Linux across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Embedded Linux Salary Histogram 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 15 September 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 -6 2 £36,250 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £40,000 -
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) C
3 7 (63.64%) Broadband
3 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
4 6 (54.55%) Embedded C
4 6 (54.55%) C++
5 5 (45.45%) Embedded C++
5 5 (45.45%) CCTV
5 5 (45.45%) Degree
5 5 (45.45%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (36.36%) Electronics
7 3 (27.27%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) Firmware
7 3 (27.27%) Python
8 2 (18.18%) HNC
8 2 (18.18%) HND
8 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
8 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
8 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Freescale
9 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (9.09%) JTAG
9 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
9 1 (9.09%) SQL
9 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
9 1 (9.09%) C#
9 1 (9.09%) EPoS

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 7 (63.64%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (36.36%) Electronics
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Senior Software Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Verification Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Hardware Technician
6 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Technician
6 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
6 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) CCTV
1 5 (45.45%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (27.27%) Firmware
3 1 (9.09%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C
2 6 (54.55%) C++
2 6 (54.55%) Embedded C
3 5 (45.45%) Embedded C++
4 3 (27.27%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 1 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) HNC
2 2 (18.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) JTAG
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Freescale
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
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