Period
to 25 September 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Kernel Development
UK > England
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1111 1134 1204
Rank change year-on-year +23 +70 +63
Permanent jobs citing Linux Kernel Development 21 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.013% 0.013% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.015% 0.014% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 14
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £58,375
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%

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 142,352 151,702 164,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.08% 91.55% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 114,184 120,485 138,470
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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
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 September 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
South East +14 14 £50,000 - 3
East of England +26 5 £52,500 -4.55%
South West +4 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
North of England - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Linux Kernel Development
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (95.24%) C
2 20 (95.24%) C++
3 18 (85.71%) Computer Science
3 18 (85.71%) Software Engineering
4 17 (80.95%) Embedded C
4 17 (80.95%) Embedded C++
5 15 (71.43%) Degree
6 14 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
6 14 (66.67%) Windows
6 14 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (61.90%) Algorithms
7 13 (61.90%) Image Processing
7 13 (61.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 13 (61.90%) Automotive
8 6 (28.57%) Python
9 5 (23.81%) SQL
9 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
9 5 (23.81%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (19.05%) Life Science
10 4 (19.05%) Data Science
10 4 (19.05%) Physics
10 4 (19.05%) Statistics
10 4 (19.05%) HTML
10 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
11 1 (4.76%) OO
11 1 (4.76%) OOD
11 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
11 1 (4.76%) Electronics
11 1 (4.76%) Assembly Language

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 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 13 (61.90%) Automotive
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Embedded Engineer
2 15 (71.43%) Linux Engineer
3 14 (66.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 9 (42.86%) Graduate
4 9 (42.86%) Principal Engineer
5 7 (33.33%) Software Engineer
6 5 (23.81%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (23.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (19.05%) C Software Engineer
7 4 (19.05%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (19.05%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (19.05%) Embedded C Engineer
7 4 (19.05%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 4 (19.05%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 4 (19.05%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (19.05%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 4 (19.05%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Network Communications Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Python Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 13 (61.90%) Algorithms
2 13 (61.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (23.81%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (19.05%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
2 14 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 14 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (61.90%) Image Processing
4 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
5 4 (19.05%) Data Science
5 4 (19.05%) Physics
5 4 (19.05%) Statistics
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) OO
6 1 (4.76%) OOD
6 1 (4.76%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) C
1 20 (95.24%) C++
2 17 (80.95%) Embedded C
2 17 (80.95%) Embedded C++
3 6 (28.57%) Python
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.76%) ANSI C
6 1 (4.76%) Assembly Language
6 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.76%) Lua
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Degree