Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Linux
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 447 531 591
Rank change year-on-year +84 +60 -5
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 102 59 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.22% 0.60% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 96 64 53
South East median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £43,375 £60,000
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 South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8390 9829 12411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.42% 28.35% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7238 8409 10671
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,250 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 November 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 20 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
Hampshire +38 36 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Thames Valley +34 21 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Surrey - 14 £37,500 -
Berkshire +49 12 £45,000 +38.46% 3
West Sussex +10 12 £52,500 +50.00%
East Sussex +11 10 £50,000 +7.53%
Kent +10 9 £37,500 -1.96%
Buckinghamshire +8 6 £47,500 +35.71%
Oxfordshire +5 3 £55,000 -4.35% 1
Embedded Linux
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 102 (100.00%) Linux
2 97 (95.10%) C++
3 91 (89.22%) C
4 79 (77.45%) Software Engineering
5 61 (59.80%) Embedded C++
6 56 (54.90%) Embedded C
7 28 (27.45%) Degree
8 26 (25.49%) Embedded Software Development
9 24 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (20.59%) Digital Signal Processing
10 21 (20.59%) Signal Processing
10 21 (20.59%) Computer Science
11 19 (18.63%) Electronics
12 17 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
12 17 (16.67%) Algorithms
13 16 (15.69%) Python
14 14 (13.73%) VxWorks
15 13 (12.75%) Mathematics
16 12 (11.76%) Git (software)
17 11 (10.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 11 (10.78%) Subversion
18 10 (9.80%) Automotive
18 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
18 10 (9.80%) MISRA
19 9 (8.82%) MISRA C
19 9 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
19 9 (8.82%) Perl
19 9 (8.82%) Data Management
20 8 (7.84%) Image Processing
20 8 (7.84%) Windows

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 (4.90%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) DVB
1 6 (5.88%) IPv4
1 6 (5.88%) IPv6
1 6 (5.88%) UPnP
2 5 (4.90%) 3G
2 5 (4.90%) 4G
2 5 (4.90%) LTE
3 4 (3.92%) Ethernet
3 4 (3.92%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.96%) Modbus
4 2 (1.96%) Wireless
5 1 (0.98%) GSM
5 1 (0.98%) HTTP
5 1 (0.98%) RS-232
5 1 (0.98%) RS-485
5 1 (0.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.98%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.78%) Subversion
3 2 (1.96%) Ant
3 2 (1.96%) GCC
4 1 (0.98%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.98%) CMake
4 1 (0.98%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.98%) GDB
4 1 (0.98%) GNU Toolchain
4 1 (0.98%) Hudson
4 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.98%) JIRA
General
1 19 (18.63%) Electronics
2 10 (9.80%) Automotive
3 6 (5.88%) Military
4 5 (4.90%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.92%) Finance
6 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (69.61%) Embedded Engineer
2 62 (60.78%) Software Engineer
3 52 (50.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 24 (23.53%) Senior Software Engineer
5 21 (20.59%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 13 (12.75%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (11.76%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 9 (8.82%) Developer
9 8 (7.84%) C++ Developer
9 8 (7.84%) Embedded C Engineer
9 8 (7.84%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 8 (7.84%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 7 (6.86%) C Developer
10 7 (6.86%) Embedded C Developer
10 7 (6.86%) Embedded Developer
10 7 (6.86%) Integration Engineer
10 7 (6.86%) Software Integration Engineer
11 6 (5.88%) C/C++ Developer
11 6 (5.88%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
11 6 (5.88%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.86%) HTML
2 3 (2.94%) Qt
2 3 (2.94%) Yocto
3 2 (1.96%) JSON
3 2 (1.96%) REST
4 1 (0.98%) Node.js
4 1 (0.98%) OpenGL
4 1 (0.98%) OpenGL ES
4 1 (0.98%) POSIX
4 1 (0.98%) XML
4 1 (0.98%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.59%) Computer Science
2 17 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 17 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
3 11 (10.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.88%) MPEG
5 6 (5.88%) STB
5 6 (5.88%) Video on Demand
6 5 (4.90%) Device Driver
6 5 (4.90%) User Experience
7 3 (2.94%) Verilog
7 3 (2.94%) VHDL
8 2 (1.96%) Contactless
8 2 (1.96%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.98%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.98%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.98%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 102 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (13.73%) VxWorks
3 8 (7.84%) Windows
4 1 (0.98%) Android
4 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (77.45%) Software Engineering
2 26 (25.49%) Embedded Software Development
3 24 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (20.59%) Digital Signal Processing
4 21 (20.59%) Signal Processing
5 13 (12.75%) Mathematics
6 9 (8.82%) Data Management
7 8 (7.84%) Image Processing
7 8 (7.84%) TDD
8 7 (6.86%) Software Architecture
8 7 (6.86%) Test Automation
8 7 (6.86%) UML
9 6 (5.88%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (5.88%) Integration Testing
9 6 (5.88%) Performance Testing
9 6 (5.88%) Regression Testing
10 5 (4.90%) Linux Kernel Development
10 5 (4.90%) Physics
10 5 (4.90%) SDLC
11 4 (3.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 97 (95.10%) C++
2 91 (89.22%) C
3 61 (59.80%) Embedded C++
4 56 (54.90%) Embedded C
5 16 (15.69%) Python
6 9 (8.82%) Perl
7 7 (6.86%) Java
8 6 (5.88%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.90%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.90%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.98%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.98%) C#
10 1 (0.98%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (27.45%) Degree
2 9 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.96%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.80%) MISRA
2 9 (8.82%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.98%) IEC 61131
3 1 (0.98%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (2.94%) Altera
1 3 (2.94%) Xilinx