Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Linux Kernel Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux Kernel Development over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Kernel Development
UK > England
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1077 1148 1260
Rank change year-on-year +71 +112 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux Kernel Development 59 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.003% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.040% 0.003% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 35 3 12
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +27.27% -34.00%
10th Percentile £41,100 £40,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £61,750 £54,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year +5.00% +21.21% -34.00%

Linux Kernel Development is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 146,421 147,445 176,046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.84% 89.55% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 120,191 122,320 147,418
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,824
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Linux Kernel Development
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Kernel Development in England

Linux Kernel Development
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Linux Kernel Development in England

Linux Kernel Development
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Kernel Development in England over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux Kernel Development in England

Linux Kernel Development
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Kernel Development within the England region over the 6 months to 25 February 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
East of England +27 37 £52,500 -2.33% 7
London - 11 £60,000 - 1
South East +14 5 £50,000 +5.26% 2
North West - 5 £55,000 -
North of England - 5 £55,000 -
South West - 1 £47,500 -
Linux Kernel Development
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing Linux Kernel Development 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 Linux Kernel Development.

1 59 (100.00%) Linux
2 55 (93.22%) C++
3 50 (84.75%) Software Engineering
4 45 (76.27%) C
5 40 (67.80%) Computer Science
6 37 (62.71%) Python
6 37 (62.71%) SQL
7 36 (61.02%) Mathematics
8 31 (52.54%) Windows
9 30 (50.85%) Embedded Systems
10 29 (49.15%) Embedded C
11 28 (47.46%) Embedded C++
12 24 (40.68%) Data Science
12 24 (40.68%) HTML
12 24 (40.68%) JavaScript
12 24 (40.68%) Physics
12 24 (40.68%) Statistics
12 24 (40.68%) Life Science
13 16 (27.12%) Degree
13 16 (27.12%) Android
14 13 (22.03%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (22.03%) Elasticsearch
14 13 (22.03%) OOD
14 13 (22.03%) TCP/IP
14 13 (22.03%) OO
15 7 (11.86%) Embedded Linux
16 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (8.47%) Cryptography
16 5 (8.47%) Android Development
16 5 (8.47%) iOS Development

Linux Kernel Development
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 13 (22.03%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 4 (6.78%) Automotive
2 1 (1.69%) Electronics
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (71.19%) Software Engineer
2 38 (64.41%) C++ Software Engineer
3 34 (57.63%) Embedded Engineer
4 26 (44.07%) C Software Engineer
4 26 (44.07%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 26 (44.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 24 (40.68%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 24 (40.68%) Embedded C Engineer
5 24 (40.68%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 24 (40.68%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 24 (40.68%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 24 (40.68%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 24 (40.68%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 23 (38.98%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (20.34%) Cloud Engineer
7 12 (20.34%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 12 (20.34%) Network Communications Engineer
7 12 (20.34%) Python Software Engineer
8 7 (11.86%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 5 (8.47%) C/C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.68%) HTML
2 2 (3.39%) Yocto
3 1 (1.69%) GStreamer
3 1 (1.69%) Middleware
3 1 (1.69%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 40 (67.80%) Computer Science
2 30 (50.85%) Embedded Systems
3 24 (40.68%) Life Science
4 5 (8.47%) Mobile App
5 4 (6.78%) Algorithms
5 4 (6.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.69%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (52.54%) Windows
3 16 (27.12%) Android
4 7 (11.86%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (8.47%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.08%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (84.75%) Software Engineering
2 36 (61.02%) Mathematics
3 24 (40.68%) Data Science
3 24 (40.68%) Physics
3 24 (40.68%) Statistics
4 13 (22.03%) OO
4 13 (22.03%) OOD
5 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.47%) Android Development
5 5 (8.47%) Computer Security
5 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (8.47%) Cryptography
5 5 (8.47%) iOS Development
6 4 (6.78%) Image Processing
7 2 (3.39%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (3.39%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (1.69%) Device Driver Development
8 1 (1.69%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 55 (93.22%) C++
2 45 (76.27%) C
3 37 (62.71%) Python
3 37 (62.71%) SQL
4 29 (49.15%) Embedded C
5 28 (47.46%) Embedded C++
6 24 (40.68%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) Atlassian