Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Linux
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 915 1003 1098
Rank change year-on-year +88 +95 0
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 244 182 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.10% 0.087%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.59% 0.41% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 218 181 156
England median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £28,900 £32,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £48,750 £61,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +26.67% -16.67% -

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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 41399 44445 54463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.68% 24.80% 26.43%
Number of salaries quoted 33549 37971 46433
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,611
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Linux in England

Embedded Linux
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Embedded Linux in England

Embedded Linux
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Linux in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded Linux in England

Embedded Linux
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
South East +76 100 £50,000 +42.86% 3
East of England +39 65 £53,500 +42.67% 7
South West +3 27 £42,500 +13.33% 3
East Midlands +36 19 £29,000 -19.44%
Midlands +10 19 £29,000 -19.44%
North of England -12 18 £45,000 - 5
London +1 16 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Yorkshire +18 12 £43,000 -4.44% 1
North West -23 6 £47,500 +18.75% 4
West Midlands -11 1 £40,000 +11.11%
Embedded Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 England region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 244 (100.00%) Linux
2 206 (84.43%) Software Engineering
3 201 (82.38%) C++
4 197 (80.74%) C
5 97 (39.75%) Embedded C
6 85 (34.84%) Embedded C++
7 82 (33.61%) Python
8 80 (32.79%) Degree
9 74 (30.33%) Agile Software Development
10 58 (23.77%) Computer Science
11 56 (22.95%) Electronics
12 50 (20.49%) Git (software)
13 48 (19.67%) Java
14 43 (17.62%) Subversion
14 43 (17.62%) Embedded Software Development
15 41 (16.80%) Device Driver
16 38 (15.57%) Mathematics
16 38 (15.57%) Embedded Systems
17 37 (15.16%) Scrum
18 36 (14.75%) Algorithms
19 33 (13.52%) C#
20 32 (13.11%) Wireless
21 31 (12.70%) Open Source
22 27 (11.07%) Device Driver Development
23 26 (10.66%) Yocto
23 26 (10.66%) Physics
24 25 (10.25%) Signal Processing
25 24 (9.84%) Digital Signal Processing
25 24 (9.84%) Qt
25 24 (9.84%) Multithreading

Embedded Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 5 (2.05%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.38%) GitHub
2 4 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (13.11%) Wireless
2 17 (6.97%) 3G
2 17 (6.97%) 4G
3 14 (5.74%) DVB
4 13 (5.33%) Ethernet
5 10 (4.10%) OpenVPN
6 7 (2.87%) Bluetooth
6 7 (2.87%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (2.46%) IPv4
7 6 (2.46%) IPv6
7 6 (2.46%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.46%) UPnP
8 5 (2.05%) LTE
9 4 (1.64%) HbbTV
9 4 (1.64%) SNMP
9 4 (1.64%) WAN
10 3 (1.23%) Modbus
10 3 (1.23%) NFC
10 3 (1.23%) RFID
11 2 (0.82%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 50 (20.49%) Git (software)
2 43 (17.62%) Subversion
3 21 (8.61%) Visual Studio
4 20 (8.20%) JIRA
5 6 (2.46%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.05%) Android Studio
7 4 (1.64%) GCC
8 2 (0.82%) Ant
8 2 (0.82%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.82%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.82%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.82%) Selenium
9 1 (0.41%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.41%) CMake
9 1 (0.41%) CppUnit
9 1 (0.41%) GDB
9 1 (0.41%) GNU Toolchain
9 1 (0.41%) Hudson
9 1 (0.41%) Mercurial
General
1 56 (22.95%) Electronics
2 23 (9.43%) Automotive
3 19 (7.79%) Games
4 14 (5.74%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.10%) Multimedia
6 9 (3.69%) Finance
7 8 (3.28%) Manufacturing
8 7 (2.87%) Marketing
9 6 (2.46%) Military
10 3 (1.23%) Retail
11 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 177 (72.54%) Software Engineer
2 157 (64.34%) Embedded Engineer
3 123 (50.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 71 (29.10%) Linux Engineer
5 66 (27.05%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 56 (22.95%) C++ Software Engineer
7 49 (20.08%) Senior Software Engineer
8 40 (16.39%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 36 (14.75%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 35 (14.34%) Embedded C Engineer
11 32 (13.11%) Developer
12 30 (12.30%) C Software Engineer
13 29 (11.89%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 29 (11.89%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
14 28 (11.48%) C++ Developer
14 28 (11.48%) Embedded C Software Engineer
15 27 (11.07%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
15 27 (11.07%) Software Developer
16 25 (10.25%) Graduate
16 25 (10.25%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.66%) Yocto
2 24 (9.84%) Qt
3 17 (6.97%) HTML
4 10 (4.10%) GStreamer
5 9 (3.69%) OpenGL
6 8 (3.28%) D-Bus
6 8 (3.28%) HEVC
7 5 (2.05%) RESTful
8 4 (1.64%) .NET
8 4 (1.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (1.64%) Django
8 4 (1.64%) HTML5
8 4 (1.64%) Middleware
8 4 (1.64%) Qt Quick
8 4 (1.64%) Wayland
8 4 (1.64%) XMPP
9 3 (1.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 2 (0.82%) OpenEmbedded
10 2 (0.82%) REST
10 2 (0.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (23.77%) Computer Science
2 41 (16.80%) Device Driver
3 38 (15.57%) Embedded Systems
4 36 (14.75%) Algorithms
5 17 (6.97%) STB
6 16 (6.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 14 (5.74%) MPEG
8 13 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (3.28%) BBC
9 8 (3.28%) Digital TV
9 8 (3.28%) IPTV
9 8 (3.28%) Media Streaming
10 6 (2.46%) Video on Demand
11 5 (2.05%) Contactless
11 5 (2.05%) Raspberry Pi
11 5 (2.05%) User Experience
12 4 (1.64%) CAN bus
12 4 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (1.23%) Home Automation
13 3 (1.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 244 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (6.56%) VxWorks
3 15 (6.15%) Android
4 13 (5.33%) Windows
5 5 (2.05%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 4 (1.64%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.23%) ThreadX
8 2 (0.82%) Unix
9 1 (0.41%) OpenWrt
9 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (84.43%) Software Engineering
2 74 (30.33%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (17.62%) Embedded Software Development
4 38 (15.57%) Mathematics
5 37 (15.16%) Scrum
6 31 (12.70%) Open Source
7 27 (11.07%) Device Driver Development
8 26 (10.66%) Physics
9 25 (10.25%) Signal Processing
10 24 (9.84%) Digital Signal Processing
10 24 (9.84%) Multithreading
11 22 (9.02%) SDLC
12 19 (7.79%) Computer Vision
12 19 (7.79%) Machine Learning
13 15 (6.15%) Multithreaded Programming
14 13 (5.33%) Test Automation
15 12 (4.92%) OO
16 11 (4.51%) Cryptography
16 11 (4.51%) Image Processing
16 11 (4.51%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 201 (82.38%) C++
2 197 (80.74%) C
3 97 (39.75%) Embedded C
4 85 (34.84%) Embedded C++
5 82 (33.61%) Python
6 48 (19.67%) Java
7 33 (13.52%) C#
8 19 (7.79%) Bash Shell
9 17 (6.97%) JavaScript
10 15 (6.15%) Perl
11 6 (2.46%) SQL
12 5 (2.05%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.64%) Ruby
13 4 (1.64%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.41%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.41%) Lua
14 1 (0.41%) PHP
14 1 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 80 (32.79%) Degree
2 19 (7.79%) PhD
3 12 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (2.46%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.64%) Master's Degree
5 4 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.92%) MISRA
2 9 (3.69%) MISRA C
3 5 (2.05%) JTAG
4 4 (1.64%) OIPF
5 2 (0.82%) QA
6 1 (0.41%) IEC 61131
System Software
1 15 (6.15%) Firmware
2 1 (0.41%) iptables
2 1 (0.41%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (1.64%) systemd
2 1 (0.41%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (3.28%) Apple
1 8 (3.28%) Arqiva
1 8 (3.28%) BT
1 8 (3.28%) CA
1 8 (3.28%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.87%) Xilinx
3 5 (2.05%) Altera
3 5 (2.05%) Dell
3 5 (2.05%) HP
3 5 (2.05%) SAP
4 4 (1.64%) Broadcom
5 2 (0.82%) Wind River
6 1 (0.41%) EMC
6 1 (0.41%) Lauterbach
6 1 (0.41%) Red Hat