Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Linux
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 112 142
Rank change year-on-year +9 +30 +7
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 9 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.68% 0.82% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.88% 3.33% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 5
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.29% -9.33%
10th Percentile £24,000 £36,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £42,150 £41,300 £39,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% -6.25%

Embedded Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 312 420 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 23.58% 24.58% 34.81%
Number of salaries quoted 275 374 689
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.60% -3.75%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £24,850
90th Percentile £63,250 £58,750 £55,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Embedded Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Linux in Kent over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Rochester - 3 £34,250 -
Embedded Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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
2 8 (88.89%) C
2 8 (88.89%) C++
2 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Electronics
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 4 (44.44%) Physics
3 4 (44.44%) Software Architecture
3 4 (44.44%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Subversion
4 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Military
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) MATLAB
4 3 (33.33%) Simulink
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Qt
6 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
6 1 (11.11%) Device Driver

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:

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 4 (44.44%) Electronics
2 3 (33.33%) Military
3 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Graduate
3 3 (33.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) C Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
2 4 (44.44%) Physics
2 4 (44.44%) Software Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) Device Driver Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C
1 8 (88.89%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware