Period
to 26 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Linux
England > South East
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 431 273 477
Rank change year-on-year -158 +204 -25
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 24 14 41
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.65% 0.73% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 32
10th Percentile " £47,500 £28,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £57,500 £41,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,750 £60,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.42% +26.32% -5.00%
75th Percentile £62,813 £62,500 £60,625
90th Percentile £67,000 " £62,500
England median annual salary £50,750 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -15.42% +20.00% -

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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,714 1,915 6,565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.38% 24.02% 25.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,512 1,597 5,480
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £24,250
25th Percentile £33,188 £35,750 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,750 £47,500 £43,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.58% +9.20% +2.35%
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Embedded Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Linux in the South East

Embedded Linux
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Embedded Linux in the South East.

Salary trend for Embedded Linux in the South East

Embedded Linux
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Embedded Linux in the South East over the 6 months to 26 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Embedded Linux in the South East

Embedded Linux
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the South East region over the 6 months to 26 September 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
Thames Valley - 10 £53,750 - 4
Hampshire -118 7 £40,000 -33.33% 6
Surrey -62 5 £60,000 +2.13% 2
Oxfordshire - 4 - -
Berkshire - 3 £55,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £52,500 - 2
West Sussex - 2 £50,000 -
Embedded Linux
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 South East region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 24 (100.00%) Linux
1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (87.50%) C++
3 17 (70.83%) Device Driver
4 16 (66.67%) C
4 16 (66.67%) Degree
5 14 (58.33%) Computer Science
6 11 (45.83%) Firmware
7 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
7 10 (41.67%) Device Driver Development
8 9 (37.50%) Python
8 9 (37.50%) JIRA
9 8 (33.33%) Embedded C++
9 8 (33.33%) Electronics
9 8 (33.33%) OpenCV
10 7 (29.17%) Yocto
10 7 (29.17%) Embedded C
11 6 (25.00%) Subversion
11 6 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (20.83%) Mathematics
12 5 (20.83%) Bluetooth
12 5 (20.83%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (20.83%) Wireless
13 4 (16.67%) IPsec
13 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
13 4 (16.67%) Intel
13 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
13 4 (16.67%) 3G
13 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling

Embedded Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Bluetooth
1 5 (20.83%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (20.83%) Wireless
2 4 (16.67%) 3G
2 4 (16.67%) 4G
2 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 4 (16.67%) IPsec
3 2 (8.33%) Software-Defined Radio
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) RS-485
4 1 (4.17%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 9 (37.50%) JIRA
3 6 (25.00%) Subversion
4 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (33.33%) Electronics
2 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.50%) Law
4 2 (8.33%) Automotive
4 2 (8.33%) Social Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Advertising
5 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Software Engineer
2 17 (70.83%) Embedded Engineer
3 15 (62.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (41.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (37.50%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (33.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (20.83%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
8 4 (16.67%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
8 4 (16.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 4 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 4 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 4 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (16.67%) Senior C Software Engineer
9 3 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
10 1 (4.17%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) OpenCV
2 7 (29.17%) Yocto
3 4 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (16.67%) GStreamer
3 4 (16.67%) JSON
3 4 (16.67%) REST
3 4 (16.67%) STL
3 4 (16.67%) TensorFlow
3 4 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (16.67%) Unreal Engine
3 4 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (70.83%) Device Driver
2 4 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 4 (16.67%) CUDA
2 4 (16.67%) Renewable Energy
2 4 (16.67%) Robotics
2 4 (16.67%) SIMD
2 4 (16.67%) State Machine
3 3 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (4.17%) CAN bus
4 1 (4.17%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (58.33%) Computer Science
3 10 (41.67%) Device Driver Development
4 5 (20.83%) Mathematics
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (16.67%) Computer Vision
5 4 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 4 (16.67%) Deep Learning
5 4 (16.67%) Edge AI
5 4 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) Machine Learning
5 4 (16.67%) Multithreaded Programming
5 4 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 4 (16.67%) OO
5 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (16.67%) Prototyping
6 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) C++
2 16 (66.67%) C
3 9 (37.50%) Python
4 8 (33.33%) Embedded C++
5 7 (29.17%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.17%) Ada
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.17%) Master's Degree
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Firmware
2 1 (4.17%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Intel
1 4 (16.67%) NVIDIA
2 1 (4.17%) Sitecore