Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Kernel Development
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1112 1134 1223
Rank change year-on-year +22 +89 +23
Permanent jobs citing Linux Kernel Development 49 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.030% 0.011% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.012% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 32 8 21
England median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,125 £33,750
90th Percentile £62,250 £60,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -5.00%

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 146,286 147,000 170,204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.70% 90.59% 89.99%
Number of salaries quoted 118,444 120,596 143,270
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +2.15%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +8 21 £52,500 -4.55% 4
South East +9 12 £50,000 - 1
London - 7 £60,000 -
North West - 6 £55,000 - 2
North of England - 6 £55,000 - 2
South West -8 3 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Linux Kernel Development
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (93.88%) C++
3 45 (91.84%) Software Engineering
4 43 (87.76%) C
5 33 (67.35%) Computer Science
6 30 (61.22%) Windows
7 28 (57.14%) Embedded C
7 28 (57.14%) Embedded C++
8 24 (48.98%) Embedded Systems
9 22 (44.90%) Mathematics
10 21 (42.86%) Python
10 21 (42.86%) SQL
11 19 (38.78%) Degree
12 17 (34.69%) Embedded Linux
13 16 (32.65%) Statistics
13 16 (32.65%) HTML
13 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
13 16 (32.65%) Physics
13 16 (32.65%) Life Science
13 16 (32.65%) Data Science
14 13 (26.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 13 (26.53%) Android
15 12 (24.49%) Image Processing
15 12 (24.49%) Automotive
15 12 (24.49%) Problem-Solving
15 12 (24.49%) Algorithms
16 5 (10.20%) OO
16 5 (10.20%) OOD
16 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
16 5 (10.20%) Apache Cassandra

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 5 (10.20%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 12 (24.49%) Automotive
2 2 (4.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (71.43%) Embedded Engineer
2 28 (57.14%) Software Engineer
3 25 (51.02%) Linux Engineer
4 23 (46.94%) C++ Software Engineer
5 18 (36.73%) C Software Engineer
5 18 (36.73%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 18 (36.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 16 (32.65%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 16 (32.65%) Embedded C Engineer
6 16 (32.65%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 16 (32.65%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 16 (32.65%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 16 (32.65%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 16 (32.65%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 16 (32.65%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 8 (16.33%) Principal Engineer
8 7 (14.29%) Graduate
9 5 (10.20%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (10.20%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 5 (10.20%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) HTML
2 3 (6.12%) Yocto
3 2 (4.08%) Qt
4 1 (2.04%) GStreamer
4 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (67.35%) Computer Science
2 24 (48.98%) Embedded Systems
3 16 (32.65%) Life Science
4 13 (26.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 12 (24.49%) Algorithms
6 2 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (2.04%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (61.22%) Windows
3 17 (34.69%) Embedded Linux
4 13 (26.53%) Android
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (91.84%) Software Engineering
2 22 (44.90%) Mathematics
3 16 (32.65%) Data Science
3 16 (32.65%) Physics
3 16 (32.65%) Statistics
4 12 (24.49%) Image Processing
4 12 (24.49%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (10.20%) OO
5 5 (10.20%) OOD
6 2 (4.08%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (4.08%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (4.08%) Open Source
7 1 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.04%) Digital Signal Processing
7 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.04%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.04%) Project Management
7 1 (2.04%) Refactoring
7 1 (2.04%) Release Management
7 1 (2.04%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 46 (93.88%) C++
2 43 (87.76%) C
3 28 (57.14%) Embedded C
3 28 (57.14%) Embedded C++
4 21 (42.86%) Python
4 21 (42.86%) SQL
5 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) ANSI C
6 1 (2.04%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Firmware