Period
to 25 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Linux
England > London
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 679 459 715
Rank change year-on-year -220 +256 +101
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 41 2 22
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.081% 0.010% 0.040%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.52% 0.053% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 15
10th Percentile " " £46,450
25th Percentile £48,750 " £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 - £55,000
75th Percentile £56,250 " £83,125
90th Percentile £64,125 " £107,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +27.66% -6.00%

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 7,867 3,803 11,720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 15.53% 19.35% 21.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5,463 3,221 9,697
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,846 £28,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £58,000
Median % change year-on-year - +12.07% +0.87%
75th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Embedded Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Linux in London

Embedded Linux
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Embedded Linux in London.

Salary trend for Embedded Linux in London

Embedded Linux
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Embedded Linux in London over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Embedded Linux in London

Embedded Linux
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the London region over the 6 months to 25 October 2021. 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
West London - 14 £77,500 -
Embedded Linux
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, IT jobs citing Embedded Linux 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 London region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (85.37%) C++
3 28 (68.29%) Software Engineering
4 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (48.78%) Yocto
5 17 (41.46%) Python
6 15 (36.59%) TDD
6 15 (36.59%) Degree
7 14 (34.15%) Qt
7 14 (34.15%) Embedded Systems
7 14 (34.15%) Analytics
7 14 (34.15%) Docker
8 13 (31.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (31.71%) Software Architecture
8 13 (31.71%) Apple iOS
8 13 (31.71%) Test Automation
8 13 (31.71%) Unit Testing
8 13 (31.71%) Android
8 13 (31.71%) Software Testing
8 13 (31.71%) OOD
8 13 (31.71%) Windows
8 13 (31.71%) OO
9 12 (29.27%) C
9 12 (29.27%) Microservices
9 12 (29.27%) Social Skills
10 11 (26.83%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (26.83%) Firmware
11 10 (24.39%) Games
11 10 (24.39%) Artificial Intelligence
11 10 (24.39%) ZigBee

Embedded Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Slack
2 2 (4.88%) AWS
2 2 (4.88%) GCP
2 2 (4.88%) SaaS
3 1 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (24.39%) Bluetooth
2 10 (24.39%) Internet
2 10 (24.39%) Wireless
2 10 (24.39%) ZigBee
3 2 (4.88%) MQTT
3 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (2.44%) RS-422
4 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Couchbase
2 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Gerrit
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 12 (29.27%) Social Skills
2 10 (24.39%) Electronics
2 10 (24.39%) Games
3 8 (19.51%) Finance
3 8 (19.51%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Software Engineer
2 15 (36.59%) Developer
2 15 (36.59%) Senior Developer
2 15 (36.59%) Senior Software Developer
2 15 (36.59%) Software Developer
3 13 (31.71%) C++ Developer
3 13 (31.71%) C++ Software Developer
3 13 (31.71%) Senior C++ Developer
4 12 (29.27%) Embedded Engineer
4 12 (29.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 11 (26.83%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (24.39%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 9 (21.95%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (14.63%) Firmware Engineer
8 6 (14.63%) Senior Firmware Engineer
9 4 (9.76%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (9.76%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) Backend Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Senior Backend Developer
11 1 (2.44%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (48.78%) Yocto
2 14 (34.15%) Qt
3 6 (14.63%) REST
4 4 (9.76%) Node.js
5 2 (4.88%) GraphQL
5 2 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (4.88%) RESTful
5 2 (4.88%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (24.39%) Algorithms
2 10 (24.39%) Augmented Reality
2 10 (24.39%) Home Automation
2 10 (24.39%) Internet of Things
2 10 (24.39%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (9.76%) PKI
3 4 (9.76%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.88%) User Experience
5 1 (2.44%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.44%) Digital TV
5 1 (2.44%) STB
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (31.71%) Android
2 13 (31.71%) Apple iOS
2 13 (31.71%) Windows
3 10 (24.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) Software Engineering
2 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (36.59%) TDD
4 14 (34.15%) Analytics
5 13 (31.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (31.71%) OO
5 13 (31.71%) OOD
5 13 (31.71%) Software Architecture
5 13 (31.71%) Software Testing
5 13 (31.71%) Test Automation
5 13 (31.71%) Unit Testing
6 12 (29.27%) Microservices
7 10 (24.39%) Artificial Intelligence
7 10 (24.39%) Computer Vision
7 10 (24.39%) Regulatory Compliance
7 10 (24.39%) Time Management
7 10 (24.39%) Validation
8 4 (9.76%) Customer-Centricity
8 4 (9.76%) Design Thinking
8 4 (9.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 35 (85.37%) C++
2 17 (41.46%) Python
3 12 (29.27%) C
4 10 (24.39%) Shell Script
5 6 (14.63%) Embedded C
5 6 (14.63%) Embedded C++
6 4 (9.76%) Go
7 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) Docker
2 11 (26.83%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Kubernetes