Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Embedded Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Linux over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Linux
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 267 320 319
Rank change year-on-year +53 -1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 81 40 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.68% 0.32% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.53% 1.30% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 73 53 47
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.67% -25.00% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,100 £39,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £52,300 £77,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% -21.05% -

Embedded Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,202 3,076 3,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.08% 24.75% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,552 2,536 3,183
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Embedded Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Linux in the East of England

Embedded Linux
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Linux in the East of England.

Salary trend for Embedded Linux in the East of England

Embedded Linux
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Linux in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Embedded Linux in the East of England

Embedded Linux
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +24 77 £55,000 +22.22% 27
Hertfordshire +5 4 £41,000 -13.68%
Embedded Linux
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 81 (100.00%) Linux
2 76 (93.83%) C
3 67 (82.72%) Software Engineering
4 60 (74.07%) C++
5 38 (46.91%) Degree
6 33 (40.74%) Python
7 28 (34.57%) Computer Science
8 25 (30.86%) Wireless
8 25 (30.86%) Device Driver
9 23 (28.40%) Embedded C
10 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (23.46%) Scrum
10 19 (23.46%) Device Driver Development
11 17 (20.99%) Java
12 16 (19.75%) Embedded C++
12 16 (19.75%) Embedded Software Development
13 15 (18.52%) Open Source
14 13 (16.05%) C#
15 12 (14.81%) Multithreading
15 12 (14.81%) SDLC
15 12 (14.81%) Yocto
16 11 (13.58%) HP
16 11 (13.58%) Dell
16 11 (13.58%) Electronics
17 10 (12.35%) Multithreaded Programming
18 9 (11.11%) 4G
18 9 (11.11%) OpenVPN
18 9 (11.11%) 3G
19 8 (9.88%) Mathematics
19 8 (9.88%) Project Planning

Embedded Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.23%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (30.86%) Wireless
2 9 (11.11%) 3G
2 9 (11.11%) 4G
2 9 (11.11%) OpenVPN
3 7 (8.64%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (7.41%) SNMP
4 6 (7.41%) WAN
5 3 (3.70%) Bluetooth
5 3 (3.70%) ZigBee
6 2 (2.47%) Internet
6 2 (2.47%) Modbus
7 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Selenium
2 2 (2.47%) GCC
2 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.23%) CircleCI
3 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.23%) JIRA
3 1 (1.23%) Mocha
3 1 (1.23%) Protractor
General
1 11 (13.58%) Electronics
2 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Automotive
4 1 (1.23%) Finance
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 70 (86.42%) Software Engineer
2 57 (70.37%) Embedded Engineer
3 51 (62.96%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 48 (59.26%) Linux Engineer
5 41 (50.62%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 35 (43.21%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 32 (39.51%) C++ Software Engineer
8 31 (38.27%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 29 (35.80%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 27 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
11 26 (32.10%) Embedded C Engineer
12 24 (29.63%) Embedded C Software Engineer
13 18 (22.22%) C/C++ Software Engineer
14 17 (20.99%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
14 17 (20.99%) Senior Software Engineer
15 15 (18.52%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
15 15 (18.52%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
16 11 (13.58%) Development Engineer
16 11 (13.58%) Software Development Engineer
17 9 (11.11%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.81%) Yocto
2 6 (7.41%) Django
3 4 (4.94%) Qt
4 3 (3.70%) OpenEmbedded
5 2 (2.47%) .NET
6 1 (1.23%) GStreamer
6 1 (1.23%) GTK+
6 1 (1.23%) Node.js
6 1 (1.23%) OSGi
6 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (34.57%) Computer Science
2 25 (30.86%) Device Driver
3 6 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (4.94%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.23%) Handset
5 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.47%) VxWorks
3 2 (2.47%) Windows
4 1 (1.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (82.72%) Software Engineering
2 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (23.46%) Device Driver Development
2 19 (23.46%) Scrum
3 16 (19.75%) Embedded Software Development
4 15 (18.52%) Open Source
5 12 (14.81%) Multithreading
5 12 (14.81%) SDLC
6 10 (12.35%) Multithreaded Programming
7 8 (9.88%) Mathematics
7 8 (9.88%) Open Source Development
7 8 (9.88%) Project Planning
8 7 (8.64%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.41%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.94%) Mentoring
12 3 (3.70%) Physics
12 3 (3.70%) Software Testing
13 2 (2.47%) Code Coverage
13 2 (2.47%) OO
Programming Languages
1 76 (93.83%) C
2 60 (74.07%) C++
3 33 (40.74%) Python
4 23 (28.40%) Embedded C
5 17 (20.99%) Java
6 16 (19.75%) Embedded C++
7 13 (16.05%) C#
8 6 (7.41%) Ruby
9 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.47%) Perl
10 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 38 (46.91%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) JTAG
2 1 (1.23%) MISRA
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) Firmware
2 3 (3.70%) Docker
3 1 (1.23%) iptables
3 1 (1.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Cobbler
1 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) Dell
1 11 (13.58%) HP
2 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
2 3 (3.70%) Wind River
3 1 (1.23%) SAP