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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Linux
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 224 252
Rank change year-on-year +22 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 47 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.77% 0.23% 0.030%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.55% 0.98% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 2
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -15.15%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% -  

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 1324 1331 1624
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.62% 23.16% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 1110 1374
Median salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
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

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +14 39 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Cheshire +3 8 £37,500 +7.14%
Embedded Linux
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 52 (98.11%) C
2 52 (98.11%) C++
3 43 (81.13%) Embedded C
3 43 (81.13%) Software Engineering
4 41 (77.36%) HTML
4 41 (77.36%) PHP
5 36 (67.92%) Degree
6 28 (52.83%) Device Driver
7 27 (50.94%) Embedded C++
8 26 (49.06%) Validation
9 23 (43.40%) TCP/IP
10 22 (41.51%) SOAP
10 22 (41.51%) Electronics
10 22 (41.51%) Git (software)
10 22 (41.51%) Device Driver Development
11 21 (39.62%) Algorithms
11 21 (39.62%) Visual Studio
11 21 (39.62%) Firmware
12 19 (35.85%) MySQL
13 18 (33.96%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 18 (33.96%) .NET
14 16 (30.19%) VB
14 16 (30.19%) Feasibility Study
15 11 (20.75%) Computer Science
15 11 (20.75%) HNC
15 11 (20.75%) HND
15 11 (20.75%) Manufacturing
16 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
17 7 (13.21%) Automotive

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (43.40%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.32%) Bluetooth
2 6 (11.32%) DVB
2 6 (11.32%) GPRS
2 6 (11.32%) GSM
2 6 (11.32%) NFC
2 6 (11.32%) UMTS
2 6 (11.32%) VoIP
2 6 (11.32%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (11.32%) WLAN
3 2 (3.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (41.51%) Git (software)
2 21 (39.62%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 22 (41.51%) Electronics
2 11 (20.75%) Manufacturing
3 7 (13.21%) Automotive
3 7 (13.21%) Finance
4 6 (11.32%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.89%) Avionics
5 1 (1.89%) Games
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (75.47%) Embedded Engineer
2 21 (39.62%) Linux Engineer
3 20 (37.74%) Developer
4 19 (35.85%) Embedded Developer
4 19 (35.85%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 19 (35.85%) Software Engineer
5 18 (33.96%) Linux Developer
6 10 (18.87%) C Developer
6 10 (18.87%) Embedded C Engineer
6 10 (18.87%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 9 (16.98%) Embedded C Developer
7 9 (16.98%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 8 (15.09%) C/C++ Developer
8 8 (15.09%) C++ Developer
8 8 (15.09%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
8 8 (15.09%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 8 (15.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (9.43%) C Software Engineer
9 5 (9.43%) C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (5.66%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (77.36%) HTML
2 22 (41.51%) SOAP
3 18 (33.96%) .NET
4 6 (11.32%) BREW
4 6 (11.32%) Flash
4 6 (11.32%) J2ME
4 6 (11.32%) Middleware
4 6 (11.32%) OpenAL
4 6 (11.32%) OpenCL
4 6 (11.32%) OpenGL
4 6 (11.32%) Qt
4 6 (11.32%) Series 60
4 6 (11.32%) SVG
4 6 (11.32%) UIQ
5 2 (3.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (52.83%) Device Driver
2 21 (39.62%) Algorithms
3 11 (20.75%) Computer Science
4 6 (11.32%) iPhone
4 6 (11.32%) MPEG
4 6 (11.32%) Smartphone
5 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.66%) RIA
6 2 (3.77%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.77%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) Android
3 6 (11.32%) Nucleus RTOS
3 6 (11.32%) Windows
3 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
3 6 (11.32%) Windows 8
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (81.13%) Software Engineering
2 26 (49.06%) Validation
3 22 (41.51%) Device Driver Development
4 18 (33.96%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 16 (30.19%) Feasibility Study
6 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
7 6 (11.32%) DRM
7 6 (11.32%) Mobile Commerce
7 6 (11.32%) Speech Recognition
8 5 (9.43%) Rapid Prototyping
9 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.89%) OO
10 1 (1.89%) UML
10 1 (1.89%) Use Case
10 1 (1.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (98.11%) C
1 52 (98.11%) C++
2 43 (81.13%) Embedded C
3 41 (77.36%) PHP
4 27 (50.94%) Embedded C++
5 16 (30.19%) VB
6 6 (11.32%) Java
7 4 (7.55%) C#
7 4 (7.55%) VB6
8 1 (1.89%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 36 (67.92%) Degree
2 11 (20.75%) HNC
2 11 (20.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) DO-178B
System Software
1 21 (39.62%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Intel
1 6 (11.32%) Symbian
Oldham, Manchester
Easy Web Recruitment
Salary: Highly Competitive and negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: 21 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago