Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Linux
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 368 345 370
Rank change year-on-year -23 +25 +13
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 6 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.046% 0.080% 0.061%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 8
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £33,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,000 £43,975
England median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +26.67% -16.67% -

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 the North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2968 2808 3183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.57% 22.53% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2356 2334 2575
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Embedded Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Linux in the North West

Embedded Linux
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Embedded Linux in the North West

Embedded Linux
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Cheshire -21 5 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Manchester -16 1 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Embedded Linux
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 North West region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Master's Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (33.33%) CCTV
4 2 (33.33%) Xilinx
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Android
4 2 (33.33%) Qt
4 2 (33.33%) Altera
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) QML
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) Electronics
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Automotive
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Firmware
5 1 (16.67%) UML
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (16.67%) Use Case

Embedded Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
3 4 (66.67%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 3 (50.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (33.33%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (33.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 2 (33.33%) Senior C Software Engineer
5 2 (33.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) QML
1 2 (33.33%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) CCTV
2 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Altera
1 2 (33.33%) Xilinx