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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Linux
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 225 251
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 0 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.21% 0.079%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.97% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 5
Median salary - £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  

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 the North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1614 1241 1438
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 23.57% 22.13% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1336 1027 1179
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 47 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (97.87%) C
2 46 (97.87%) C++
3 38 (80.85%) Embedded C
4 37 (78.72%) Software Engineering
5 36 (76.60%) HTML
5 36 (76.60%) PHP
6 31 (65.96%) Degree
7 25 (53.19%) Device Driver
8 24 (51.06%) Embedded C++
9 22 (46.81%) Validation
10 20 (42.55%) Electronics
11 19 (40.43%) Firmware
11 19 (40.43%) TCP/IP
11 19 (40.43%) Visual Studio
11 19 (40.43%) SOAP
11 19 (40.43%) Device Driver Development
11 19 (40.43%) Algorithms
11 19 (40.43%) Git (software)
12 18 (38.30%) .NET
13 17 (36.17%) MySQL
14 15 (31.91%) Creative Problem-Solving
15 14 (29.79%) Feasibility Study
15 14 (29.79%) VB
16 10 (21.28%) Manufacturing
17 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
17 8 (17.02%) HNC
17 8 (17.02%) HND
17 8 (17.02%) Computer Science Degree
17 8 (17.02%) Mentoring

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:

Communications & Networking
1 19 (40.43%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.77%) Bluetooth
2 6 (12.77%) DVB
2 6 (12.77%) GPRS
2 6 (12.77%) GSM
2 6 (12.77%) NFC
2 6 (12.77%) UMTS
2 6 (12.77%) VoIP
2 6 (12.77%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (12.77%) WLAN
3 2 (4.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (40.43%) Git (software)
1 19 (40.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (42.55%) Electronics
2 10 (21.28%) Manufacturing
3 7 (14.89%) Automotive
4 6 (12.77%) Finance
4 6 (12.77%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 36 (76.60%) Embedded Engineer
2 19 (40.43%) Linux Engineer
3 18 (38.30%) Software Engineer
4 17 (36.17%) Developer
4 17 (36.17%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 16 (34.04%) Embedded Developer
6 15 (31.91%) Linux Developer
7 10 (21.28%) Embedded C Engineer
7 10 (21.28%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 9 (19.15%) C Developer
8 9 (19.15%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 8 (17.02%) Embedded C Developer
9 8 (17.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 7 (14.89%) C/C++ Developer
10 7 (14.89%) C++ Developer
10 7 (14.89%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
10 7 (14.89%) Embedded C++ Developer
11 5 (10.64%) C++ Software Engineer
12 4 (8.51%) C Software Engineer
13 3 (6.38%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (76.60%) HTML
2 19 (40.43%) SOAP
3 18 (38.30%) .NET
4 6 (12.77%) BREW
4 6 (12.77%) Flash
4 6 (12.77%) J2ME
4 6 (12.77%) Middleware
4 6 (12.77%) OpenAL
4 6 (12.77%) OpenCL
4 6 (12.77%) OpenGL
4 6 (12.77%) Qt
4 6 (12.77%) Series 60
4 6 (12.77%) SVG
4 6 (12.77%) UIQ
5 2 (4.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (53.19%) Device Driver
2 19 (40.43%) Algorithms
3 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
4 6 (12.77%) iPhone
4 6 (12.77%) MPEG
4 6 (12.77%) Smartphone
5 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.38%) RIA
6 2 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (4.26%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.77%) Android
2 6 (12.77%) Nucleus RTOS
2 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
2 6 (12.77%) Windows 8
2 6 (12.77%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (78.72%) Software Engineering
2 22 (46.81%) Validation
3 19 (40.43%) Device Driver Development
4 15 (31.91%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 14 (29.79%) Feasibility Study
6 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
7 6 (12.77%) DRM
7 6 (12.77%) Mobile Commerce
7 6 (12.77%) Speech Recognition
8 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.51%) Rapid Prototyping
9 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.13%) OO
9 1 (2.13%) UML
9 1 (2.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 46 (97.87%) C
1 46 (97.87%) C++
2 38 (80.85%) Embedded C
3 36 (76.60%) PHP
4 24 (51.06%) Embedded C++
5 14 (29.79%) VB
6 6 (12.77%) Java
7 4 (8.51%) C#
7 4 (8.51%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (65.96%) Degree
2 8 (17.02%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (17.02%) HNC
2 8 (17.02%) HND
System Software
1 19 (40.43%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Intel
1 6 (12.77%) Symbian
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