Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Linux
England > London
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 622 538 750
Rank change year-on-year -84 +212 +103
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 52 5 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.018% 0.016%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.71% 0.092% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 21 1 7
10th Percentile " " £50,000
25th Percentile £48,750 " £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £90,000
Median % change year-on-year - -27.78% +56.52%
75th Percentile £71,250 " £95,000
90th Percentile £80,000 " £103,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 7,374 5,462 12,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 16.34% 19.39% 21.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5,158 4,532 10,272
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £41,202
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £92,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 - 12 £77,500 - 2
Central London - 1 £67,500 - 1
East London - 1 £67,500 -
Embedded Linux
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 52 (100.00%) Linux
2 48 (92.31%) C++
3 38 (73.08%) Software Engineering
4 24 (46.15%) C
5 23 (44.23%) Yocto
6 20 (38.46%) Python
6 20 (38.46%) TDD
7 18 (34.62%) Embedded C++
8 17 (32.69%) Electronics
8 17 (32.69%) Software Architecture
9 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (28.85%) Embedded C
10 15 (28.85%) Games
10 15 (28.85%) Shell Script
10 15 (28.85%) Unix
10 15 (28.85%) Artificial Intelligence
10 15 (28.85%) Android
10 15 (28.85%) Augmented Reality
10 15 (28.85%) Algorithms
10 15 (28.85%) Regulatory Compliance
10 15 (28.85%) Computer Vision
10 15 (28.85%) Social Skills
11 14 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (26.92%) Finance
12 13 (25.00%) Validation
12 13 (25.00%) Firmware
12 13 (25.00%) Marketing
12 13 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
12 13 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
13 12 (23.08%) Analytics

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 (7.69%) AWS
1 4 (7.69%) GCP
1 4 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) Internet
1 11 (21.15%) Wireless
2 8 (15.38%) Bluetooth
2 8 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (15.38%) ZigBee
3 4 (7.69%) MQTT
4 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 4 (7.69%) Redis
2 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) GitLab
General
1 17 (32.69%) Electronics
2 15 (28.85%) Games
2 15 (28.85%) Social Skills
3 14 (26.92%) Finance
4 13 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Software Engineer
2 20 (38.46%) Embedded Engineer
2 20 (38.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 16 (30.77%) Developer
4 15 (28.85%) Linux Engineer
4 15 (28.85%) Senior Developer
4 15 (28.85%) Senior Software Developer
4 15 (28.85%) Software Developer
5 11 (21.15%) C++ Developer
5 11 (21.15%) C++ Software Developer
5 11 (21.15%) Senior C++ Developer
6 8 (15.38%) Firmware Engineer
6 8 (15.38%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 8 (15.38%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Principal Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Android Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Android Software Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (44.23%) Yocto
2 12 (23.08%) Qt
3 4 (7.69%) GraphQL
3 4 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (7.69%) REST
3 4 (7.69%) RESTful
4 2 (3.85%) WebSockets
5 1 (1.92%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Algorithms
1 15 (28.85%) Augmented Reality
2 13 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 13 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (21.15%) Internet of Things
4 10 (19.23%) Home Automation
5 4 (7.69%) Device Driver
5 4 (7.69%) User Experience
6 2 (3.85%) Smart Home
6 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.92%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.92%) STB
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (28.85%) Android
2 15 (28.85%) Unix
3 11 (21.15%) Apple iOS
3 11 (21.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (73.08%) Software Engineering
2 20 (38.46%) TDD
3 17 (32.69%) Software Architecture
4 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (28.85%) Artificial Intelligence
5 15 (28.85%) Computer Vision
5 15 (28.85%) Regulatory Compliance
6 14 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (25.00%) Validation
8 12 (23.08%) Analytics
8 12 (23.08%) Microservices
9 11 (21.15%) OO
9 11 (21.15%) OOD
9 11 (21.15%) Software Testing
9 11 (21.15%) Test Automation
9 11 (21.15%) Time Management
9 11 (21.15%) Unit Testing
10 7 (13.46%) Mentoring
11 3 (5.77%) Android Development
11 3 (5.77%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 48 (92.31%) C++
2 24 (46.15%) C
3 20 (38.46%) Python
4 18 (34.62%) Embedded C++
5 15 (28.85%) Embedded C
5 15 (28.85%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.69%) Java
7 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (25.00%) Firmware
2 8 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Google