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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 21 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Linux
UK > England
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 881 733 785
Rank change year-on-year -148 +52 +155
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 243 120 110
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.92% 0.77% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 99 90 88
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,375
25th Percentile £44,375 £45,563 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +22.22% -10.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £73,400 £80,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -10.00%

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 26,321 15,676 18,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.17% 19.22% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15,005 12,439 15,053
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,214 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £49,362
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.29% +3.92%
75th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £84,600 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Linux in England

Embedded Linux
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Embedded Linux in England.

Salary trend for Embedded Linux in England

Embedded Linux
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Embedded Linux in England over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

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 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -184 100 £60,000 -7.69% 2
South East -50 83 £60,000 +9.09% 16
North of England -78 28 £45,000 -13.46% 6
Yorkshire -31 27 £45,000 -9.09% 2
South West -28 14 £60,000 -25.00% 6
East of England -69 14 £52,500 -38.24% 7
Midlands -88 3 £45,000 +20.00% 4
East Midlands -48 2 £45,000 -18.18% 2
West Midlands -59 1 - - 2
North West -86 1 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Embedded Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, IT jobs citing Embedded Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 243 (100.00%) Linux
2 167 (68.72%) Software Engineering
3 158 (65.02%) C++
4 113 (46.50%) C
5 91 (37.45%) Python
6 81 (33.33%) Degree
7 79 (32.51%) IoT
8 58 (23.87%) Yocto
9 57 (23.46%) Computer Science
10 53 (21.81%) Rust
10 53 (21.81%) Machine Learning
11 52 (21.40%) Functional Programming
11 52 (21.40%) Smart Energy
11 52 (21.40%) Grid Computing
11 52 (21.40%) Renewable Energy
11 52 (21.40%) Serverless
12 51 (20.99%) Java
12 51 (20.99%) Firmware
12 51 (20.99%) Algorithms
13 46 (18.93%) Computer Science Degree
14 43 (17.70%) Windows
15 41 (16.87%) Software Architecture
16 39 (16.05%) Git (software)
16 39 (16.05%) Scrum
17 37 (15.23%) Electronics
18 36 (14.81%) JIRA
18 36 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
19 35 (14.40%) Data Science
19 35 (14.40%) Unix
19 35 (14.40%) OO

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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (6.17%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 52 (21.40%) Serverless
2 35 (14.40%) AWS
2 35 (14.40%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (7.00%) AWS IoT
4 13 (5.35%) SaaS
5 2 (0.82%) GitHub
6 1 (0.41%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.76%) TCP/IP
2 25 (10.29%) Wireless
3 22 (9.05%) MQTT
3 22 (9.05%) Wi-Fi
4 17 (7.00%) IPv4
4 17 (7.00%) IPv6
4 17 (7.00%) SNMP
5 16 (6.58%) PPP
6 13 (5.35%) Bluetooth
7 10 (4.12%) Internet
8 8 (3.29%) DLNA
8 8 (3.29%) UPnP
9 7 (2.88%) ZigBee
10 6 (2.47%) Broadband
10 6 (2.47%) NFC
11 5 (2.06%) DNS
11 5 (2.06%) HTTP
11 5 (2.06%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.41%) 2G
12 1 (0.41%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (0.41%) Big Data
2 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (16.05%) Git (software)
2 36 (14.81%) JIRA
3 29 (11.93%) Bitbucket
3 29 (11.93%) GoogleTest
4 23 (9.47%) Jenkins
5 18 (7.41%) Eclipse
6 16 (6.58%) Rational DOORS
6 16 (6.58%) TestRail
6 16 (6.58%) Valgrind
7 13 (5.35%) GDB
8 8 (3.29%) GCC
8 8 (3.29%) JUnit
8 8 (3.29%) Mockito
9 7 (2.88%) Artifactory
10 6 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (2.47%) Gradle
10 6 (2.47%) LabVIEW
11 5 (2.06%) Hudson
11 5 (2.06%) Robot Framework
11 5 (2.06%) Subversion
General
1 37 (15.23%) Electronics
2 25 (10.29%) Marketing
3 21 (8.64%) Social Skills
4 17 (7.00%) Finance
4 17 (7.00%) Games
5 9 (3.70%) Aviation
5 9 (3.70%) Legal
6 5 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 2 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.82%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.41%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 134 (55.14%) Software Engineer
2 128 (52.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 106 (43.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 50 (20.58%) Linux Engineer
5 46 (18.93%) Developer
5 46 (18.93%) Senior Software Engineer
6 45 (18.52%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 37 (15.23%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 32 (13.17%) C++ Software Engineer
9 30 (12.35%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 28 (11.52%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 25 (10.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 25 (10.29%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 25 (10.29%) Technical Leader
12 24 (9.88%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
13 19 (7.82%) Team Leader
13 19 (7.82%) Technical Team Leader
14 16 (6.58%) Java Software Engineer
14 16 (6.58%) Principal Developer
14 16 (6.58%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (23.87%) Yocto
2 22 (9.05%) Qt
3 21 (8.64%) JSON
3 21 (8.64%) REST
4 17 (7.00%) XML
5 16 (6.58%) Web Services
6 12 (4.94%) WebSockets
7 10 (4.12%) STL
8 8 (3.29%) JNI
8 8 (3.29%) RESTful
9 7 (2.88%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (2.47%) iOS SDK
11 2 (0.82%) HTML
11 2 (0.82%) PyTorch
11 2 (0.82%) TensorFlow
11 2 (0.82%) Vue.js
12 1 (0.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 1 (0.41%) CSS
12 1 (0.41%) Node.js
12 1 (0.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 79 (32.51%) IoT
2 52 (21.40%) Grid Computing
2 52 (21.40%) Renewable Energy
2 52 (21.40%) Smart Energy
3 51 (20.99%) Algorithms
4 33 (13.58%) Device Driver
5 22 (9.05%) User Experience
6 18 (7.41%) Data Structures
6 18 (7.41%) Robotics
7 17 (7.00%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (6.58%) CAN bus
8 16 (6.58%) Embedded Systems
8 16 (6.58%) Video\Live Streaming
9 13 (5.35%) SIMD
10 8 (3.29%) MPEG
11 7 (2.88%) Home Automation
12 6 (2.47%) ASIC
12 6 (2.47%) Digital TV
12 6 (2.47%) EMV
12 6 (2.47%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 243 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (17.70%) Windows
3 35 (14.40%) Unix
4 32 (13.17%) Android
5 17 (7.00%) OpenWrt
6 16 (6.58%) Debian
7 6 (2.47%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.06%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.82%) Robot Operating System
10 1 (0.41%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (68.72%) Software Engineering
2 57 (23.46%) Computer Science
3 53 (21.81%) Machine Learning
4 52 (21.40%) Functional Programming
5 41 (16.87%) Software Architecture
6 39 (16.05%) Scrum
7 36 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
8 35 (14.40%) Data Science
8 35 (14.40%) OO
9 34 (13.99%) Agile
10 32 (13.17%) Unit Testing
11 28 (11.52%) Multithreading
12 27 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (10.70%) Test Automation
13 26 (10.70%) UML
14 25 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (10.29%) Open Source
15 24 (9.88%) Storyboarding
16 22 (9.05%) Validation
17 21 (8.64%) Product Requirements
Programming Languages
1 158 (65.02%) C++
2 113 (46.50%) C
3 91 (37.45%) Python
4 53 (21.81%) Rust
5 51 (20.99%) Java
6 33 (13.58%) TypeScript
7 23 (9.47%) Embedded C
8 17 (7.00%) JavaScript
9 16 (6.58%) C#
9 16 (6.58%) Haskell
10 10 (4.12%) SQL
11 7 (2.88%) Embedded C++
11 7 (2.88%) MATLAB
12 6 (2.47%) Kotlin
13 3 (1.23%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.82%) Go
15 1 (0.41%) GLSL
15 1 (0.41%) HLSL
15 1 (0.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 81 (33.33%) Degree
2 46 (18.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (6.58%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 14443
1 6 (2.47%) PCI DSS
1 6 (2.47%) QA
2 5 (2.06%) JTAG
3 1 (0.41%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (20.99%) Firmware
2 14 (5.76%) Docker
3 1 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (2.47%) Puppet
1 6 (2.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (11.93%) Google
2 5 (2.06%) Atlassian
3 4 (1.65%) Facebook
3 4 (1.65%) Intel
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle
4 1 (0.41%) Parasoft