Period
to 23 October 2017

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

Embedded Linux
England > South East
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 452 542 597
Rank change year-on-year +90 +55 -35
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 87 54 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.08% 0.53% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82 63 49
South East median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% +2.94% -15.00%
10th Percentile £36,375 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £42,250 £55,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year +20.00% -12.28% -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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8026 10170 12319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.64% 28.92% 29.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6908 8680 10586
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Embedded Linux as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Linux in the South East over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 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
Hampshire +51 32 £50,000 +26.58% 2
Thames Valley +38 18 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Surrey - 12 £37,500 - 2
Berkshire +52 10 £45,000 +38.46% 2
East Sussex +20 10 £50,000 +7.53% 1
Kent +18 8 £37,500 -
West Sussex +13 7 £50,000 +33.33%
Buckinghamshire +8 6 £47,500 +35.71%
Oxfordshire +11 2 £52,500 -8.70%
Embedded Linux
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 South East region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 87 (100.00%) Linux
2 82 (94.25%) C++
3 80 (91.95%) C
4 62 (71.26%) Software Engineering
5 48 (55.17%) Embedded C
5 48 (55.17%) Embedded C++
6 28 (32.18%) Degree
7 21 (24.14%) Computer Science
8 20 (22.99%) Electronics
9 19 (21.84%) Algorithms
10 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (19.54%) Embedded Software Development
12 16 (18.39%) Embedded Systems
12 16 (18.39%) Python
13 14 (16.09%) VxWorks
13 14 (16.09%) Mathematics
14 12 (13.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 12 (13.79%) Digital Signal Processing
14 12 (13.79%) Signal Processing
14 12 (13.79%) Automotive
15 10 (11.49%) Image Processing
15 10 (11.49%) MISRA
16 9 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (10.34%) MISRA C
16 9 (10.34%) Data Management
17 8 (9.20%) UML
17 8 (9.20%) Perl
17 8 (9.20%) HTML
17 8 (9.20%) Computer Science Degree
18 7 (8.05%) Git (software)

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:

Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) 3G
1 5 (5.75%) 4G
1 5 (5.75%) DVB
1 5 (5.75%) IPv4
1 5 (5.75%) IPv6
1 5 (5.75%) LTE
1 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
1 5 (5.75%) UPnP
2 4 (4.60%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.30%) Modbus
3 2 (2.30%) Wireless
4 1 (1.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.15%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.90%) Subversion
3 2 (2.30%) Ant
3 2 (2.30%) GCC
4 1 (1.15%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.15%) CMake
4 1 (1.15%) CppUnit
4 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.15%) GDB
4 1 (1.15%) GNU Toolchain
4 1 (1.15%) Hudson
4 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.15%) JIRA
General
1 20 (22.99%) Electronics
2 12 (13.79%) Automotive
3 5 (5.75%) Military
3 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.60%) Finance
5 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (67.82%) Embedded Engineer
2 52 (59.77%) Software Engineer
3 45 (51.72%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 22 (25.29%) Senior Software Engineer
5 21 (24.14%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 13 (14.94%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 13 (14.94%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (10.34%) Developer
8 8 (9.20%) C++ Developer
9 7 (8.05%) C Developer
9 7 (8.05%) Embedded C Developer
9 7 (8.05%) Embedded Developer
10 6 (6.90%) C/C++ Developer
10 6 (6.90%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
10 6 (6.90%) Embedded C++ Developer
10 6 (6.90%) Integration Engineer
10 6 (6.90%) Linux Developer
10 6 (6.90%) Software Integration Engineer
11 5 (5.75%) C++ Software Developer
11 5 (5.75%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.20%) HTML
2 4 (4.60%) JSON
2 4 (4.60%) REST
3 2 (2.30%) Qt
4 1 (1.15%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.15%) OpenGL ES
4 1 (1.15%) POSIX
4 1 (1.15%) XML
4 1 (1.15%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.15%) XSLT
4 1 (1.15%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.14%) Computer Science
2 19 (21.84%) Algorithms
3 16 (18.39%) Embedded Systems
4 12 (13.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 9 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.75%) Device Driver
6 5 (5.75%) MPEG
6 5 (5.75%) STB
6 5 (5.75%) Video on Demand
7 4 (4.60%) Internet of Things
7 4 (4.60%) Verilog
7 4 (4.60%) VHDL
8 3 (3.45%) User Experience
9 2 (2.30%) Contactless
10 1 (1.15%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (1.15%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (16.09%) VxWorks
3 6 (6.90%) Windows
4 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (71.26%) Software Engineering
2 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.54%) Embedded Software Development
4 14 (16.09%) Mathematics
5 12 (13.79%) Digital Signal Processing
5 12 (13.79%) Signal Processing
6 10 (11.49%) Image Processing
7 9 (10.34%) Data Management
8 8 (9.20%) UML
9 7 (8.05%) Software Architecture
10 6 (6.90%) Linux Kernel Development
10 6 (6.90%) Test Automation
11 5 (5.75%) Defect Tracking
11 5 (5.75%) Integration Testing
11 5 (5.75%) Performance Testing
11 5 (5.75%) Physics
11 5 (5.75%) Regression Testing
11 5 (5.75%) SDLC
12 4 (4.60%) OO
12 4 (4.60%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 82 (94.25%) C++
2 80 (91.95%) C
3 48 (55.17%) Embedded C
3 48 (55.17%) Embedded C++
4 16 (18.39%) Python
5 8 (9.20%) Perl
6 6 (6.90%) Java
7 5 (5.75%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.75%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.75%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.15%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.15%) C#
8 1 (1.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (32.18%) Degree
2 8 (9.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.30%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.49%) MISRA
2 9 (10.34%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.15%) IEC 61131
3 1 (1.15%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (4.60%) Altera
1 4 (4.60%) Xilinx