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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Linux
South East / Kent
Rank - 104 92
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent - 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.86% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.35%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% -  

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 173 348 358
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 21.54% 30.45% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 140 302 305
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +2.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (88.89%) UML
2 8 (88.89%) C
2 8 (88.89%) Mathematics
2 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
3 7 (77.78%) Subversion
3 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
3 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
4 6 (66.67%) Embedded C
4 6 (66.67%) Firmware
4 6 (66.67%) OO
4 6 (66.67%) OOD
4 6 (66.67%) Validation
4 6 (66.67%) Signal Processing
4 6 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (66.67%) Algorithms
4 6 (66.67%) Qt
4 6 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) Software Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Military
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Physics
6 2 (22.22%) Python
6 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
6 2 (22.22%) Simulink

Embedded Linux
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
1 7 (77.78%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
1 2 (22.22%) Military
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Algorithms
1 6 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Mathematics
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
1 8 (88.89%) UML
2 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
3 6 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (66.67%) OO
3 6 (66.67%) OOD
3 6 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (66.67%) Signal Processing
3 6 (66.67%) Validation
4 3 (33.33%) Software Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Physics
6 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (88.89%) C
3 6 (66.67%) Embedded C
4 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
4 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Firmware