Period
to 23 June 2018

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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Linux
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 401 512 585
Rank change year-on-year +111 +73 +13
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 138 40 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.82% 0.48% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 134 39 45
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,300 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -5.88%

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 7,593 8,354 11,308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.08% 28.43% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6,320 7,160 9,828
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,133 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.87% +1.52% +3.75%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 June 2018.

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 June 2018. 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 +8 58 £50,000 -9.09% 4
West Sussex +40 33 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Thames Valley +6 21 £47,500 +5.56% 6
Berkshire +11 19 £47,500 +5.56% 2
East Sussex - 14 £37,500 - 1
Surrey +15 12 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Oxfordshire -1 2 £47,500 +11.76%
Kent +5 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £27,500 -
Embedded Linux
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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.

1 138 (100.00%) Linux
2 116 (84.06%) C++
3 106 (76.81%) C
4 93 (67.39%) Software Engineering
5 68 (49.28%) Embedded C++
6 45 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (30.43%) Embedded C
8 38 (27.54%) Subversion
8 38 (27.54%) Degree
8 38 (27.54%) Git (software)
9 37 (26.81%) Computer Science
10 34 (24.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 34 (24.64%) Firmware
11 32 (23.19%) Problem-Solving
12 31 (22.46%) TDD
12 31 (22.46%) Automotive
13 30 (21.74%) Electronics
13 30 (21.74%) Algorithms
14 29 (21.01%) Windows
15 28 (20.29%) Image Processing
16 20 (14.49%) Python
17 19 (13.77%) FPGA Design
18 13 (9.42%) Device Driver
18 13 (9.42%) Embedded Software Development
18 13 (9.42%) Linux Kernel Development
19 11 (7.97%) VHDL
19 11 (7.97%) Verilog
19 11 (7.97%) Altera
19 11 (7.97%) Xilinx
20 10 (7.25%) Embedded Systems

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 1 (0.72%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.80%) Wireless
2 6 (4.35%) GSM
3 5 (3.62%) 3G
3 5 (3.62%) 4G
3 5 (3.62%) Bluetooth
3 5 (3.62%) Ethernet
3 5 (3.62%) GPRS
3 5 (3.62%) LTE
3 5 (3.62%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (3.62%) ZigBee
4 2 (1.45%) 5G
5 1 (0.72%) RS-232
5 1 (0.72%) RS-485
5 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 38 (27.54%) Git (software)
1 38 (27.54%) Subversion
2 2 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 31 (22.46%) Automotive
2 30 (21.74%) Electronics
3 4 (2.90%) Marketing
4 3 (2.17%) Advertising
5 2 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 91 (65.94%) Embedded Engineer
2 48 (34.78%) Software Engineer
3 41 (29.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 32 (23.19%) Linux Engineer
5 31 (22.46%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 30 (21.74%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 26 (18.84%) Embedded C Engineer
7 26 (18.84%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 17 (12.32%) Principal Engineer
9 16 (11.59%) Graduate
10 12 (8.70%) Developer
10 12 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
11 11 (7.97%) Design Engineer
11 11 (7.97%) FPGA Design Engineer
11 11 (7.97%) FPGA Engineer
12 10 (7.25%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
13 8 (5.80%) C++ Software Engineer
13 8 (5.80%) Engineering Manager
13 8 (5.80%) Graduate Design Engineer
14 7 (5.07%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 9 (6.52%) Qt
1 9 (6.52%) STL
2 8 (5.80%) OpenCV
3 2 (1.45%) .NET
3 2 (1.45%) OpenGL
3 2 (1.45%) TensorFlow
4 1 (0.72%) POSIX
4 1 (0.72%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 37 (26.81%) Computer Science
2 34 (24.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 30 (21.74%) Algorithms
4 13 (9.42%) Device Driver
5 11 (7.97%) Verilog
5 11 (7.97%) VHDL
6 10 (7.25%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.45%) BeagleBone
8 2 (1.45%) Industry 4.0
8 2 (1.45%) Life Science
9 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.72%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 138 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (21.01%) Windows
3 10 (7.25%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (67.39%) Software Engineering
2 45 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (23.19%) Problem-Solving
4 31 (22.46%) TDD
5 28 (20.29%) Image Processing
6 19 (13.77%) FPGA Design
7 13 (9.42%) Embedded Software Development
7 13 (9.42%) Linux Kernel Development
8 9 (6.52%) Open Source
8 9 (6.52%) Test Scripting
8 9 (6.52%) Validation
9 8 (5.80%) Collaborative Working
10 7 (5.07%) Schematic Capture
11 6 (4.35%) Analytics
11 6 (4.35%) Power Management
11 6 (4.35%) Secure Coding
12 5 (3.62%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (3.62%) IC Design
12 5 (3.62%) Multithreading
12 5 (3.62%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 116 (84.06%) C++
2 106 (76.81%) C
3 68 (49.28%) Embedded C++
4 42 (30.43%) Embedded C
5 20 (14.49%) Python
6 9 (6.52%) C#
6 9 (6.52%) Tcl
7 6 (4.35%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.62%) Assembly Language
8 5 (3.62%) Lua
8 5 (3.62%) R
9 3 (2.17%) SQL
10 1 (0.72%) Java
10 1 (0.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 38 (27.54%) Degree
2 8 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.07%) MISRA
1 7 (5.07%) MISRA C
2 2 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 34 (24.64%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (7.97%) Altera
1 11 (7.97%) Xilinx
2 9 (6.52%) Atmel
3 1 (0.72%) Apple
3 1 (0.72%) Facebook
3 1 (0.72%) Google
3 1 (0.72%) QNX