The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Linux
South East / Kent
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 89 101
Rank change year-on-year +13 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.30% 0.10% 0.093%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.02% 0.41% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Median salary £40,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.16%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  

Embedded Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 196 242 354
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 29.30% 24.95% 32.99%
Number of salaries quoted 167 218 305
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Embedded Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Linux in Kent

Embedded Linux
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Embedded Linux in Kent

Embedded Linux
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochester - 1 £42,000 -
Embedded Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems

Embedded Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware