Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Linux
England > South East
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 463 449 538
Rank change year-on-year -14 +89 +64
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 71 106 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.34% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.00% 1.24% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 66 101 57
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +38.89% -20.00%
10th Percentile £35,750 £36,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £46,900
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +33.33% -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 7,122 8,540 9,662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.30% 27.39% 28.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5,831 7,332 8,251
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +20 42 £50,000 - 8
West Sussex -16 10 £52,500 -
Thames Valley +2 8 £50,000 +5.26% 2
East Sussex +1 7 £46,000 -8.00% 4
Berkshire +1 7 £50,000 +11.11%
Surrey +25 3 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Buckinghamshire +18 1 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Embedded Linux
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 67 (94.37%) C++
3 58 (81.69%) C
4 47 (66.20%) Software Engineering
5 33 (46.48%) Embedded C++
6 27 (38.03%) Embedded C
6 27 (38.03%) Degree
7 26 (36.62%) Computer Science
8 21 (29.58%) Electronics
9 20 (28.17%) Automotive
10 17 (23.94%) Algorithms
10 17 (23.94%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (19.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 12 (16.90%) Image Processing
14 11 (15.49%) Device Driver
14 11 (15.49%) Firmware
14 11 (15.49%) Windows
15 10 (14.08%) Embedded Software Development
16 9 (12.68%) Git (software)
17 8 (11.27%) Mathematics
17 8 (11.27%) JTAG
17 8 (11.27%) Device Driver Development
17 8 (11.27%) Linux Kernel Development
18 7 (9.86%) Computer Science Degree
18 7 (9.86%) Qt
18 7 (9.86%) Wireless
18 7 (9.86%) Subversion
19 6 (8.45%) TDD
19 6 (8.45%) Assembly Language

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) Wireless
2 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.23%) 3G
3 3 (4.23%) 4G
3 3 (4.23%) 5G
3 3 (4.23%) LTE
4 1 (1.41%) DVB
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.86%) Subversion
3 5 (7.04%) CMake
4 1 (1.41%) GCC
4 1 (1.41%) GNU Toolchain
4 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.41%) Redmine
General
1 21 (29.58%) Electronics
2 20 (28.17%) Automotive
3 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.04%) German Language
5 1 (1.41%) Games
5 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (69.01%) Embedded Engineer
2 37 (52.11%) Software Engineer
3 26 (36.62%) Linux Engineer
4 23 (32.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 21 (29.58%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 16 (22.54%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 14 (19.72%) C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (12.68%) Embedded C Engineer
8 9 (12.68%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 8 (11.27%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 7 (9.86%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (8.45%) C Software Engineer
11 6 (8.45%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 5 (7.04%) Design Engineer
12 5 (7.04%) FPGA Design Engineer
12 5 (7.04%) FPGA Engineer
12 5 (7.04%) Senior Linux Engineer
13 4 (5.63%) Graduate
13 4 (5.63%) Principal Engineer
13 4 (5.63%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) Qt
2 5 (7.04%) OpenGL
2 5 (7.04%) Yocto
3 2 (2.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (2.82%) Middleware
3 2 (2.82%) OpenCV
3 2 (2.82%) STL
4 1 (1.41%) Flash
4 1 (1.41%) PlayReady
4 1 (1.41%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.94%) Algorithms
2 14 (19.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 11 (15.49%) Device Driver
4 6 (8.45%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (7.04%) Verilog
5 5 (7.04%) VHDL
6 3 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.41%) Digital TV
8 1 (1.41%) Industry 4.0
8 1 (1.41%) IPTV
8 1 (1.41%) Life Science
8 1 (1.41%) SCADA
8 1 (1.41%) STB
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (15.49%) Windows
3 5 (7.04%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.41%) Android
4 1 (1.41%) FreeRTOS
4 1 (1.41%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (66.20%) Software Engineering
2 26 (36.62%) Computer Science
3 17 (23.94%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (16.90%) Image Processing
6 10 (14.08%) Embedded Software Development
7 8 (11.27%) Device Driver Development
7 8 (11.27%) Linux Kernel Development
7 8 (11.27%) Mathematics
8 6 (8.45%) Data Migration
8 6 (8.45%) FPGA Design
8 6 (8.45%) Migration
8 6 (8.45%) TDD
9 5 (7.04%) Memory Management
9 5 (7.04%) Physics
9 5 (7.04%) Technical Leadership
10 4 (5.63%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (5.63%) Secure Coding
11 3 (4.23%) Mechatronics
11 3 (4.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 67 (94.37%) C++
2 58 (81.69%) C
3 33 (46.48%) Embedded C++
4 27 (38.03%) Embedded C
5 6 (8.45%) Assembly Language
6 5 (7.04%) Python
7 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.82%) SQL
8 1 (1.41%) C#
8 1 (1.41%) Lua
8 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (38.03%) Degree
2 7 (9.86%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) JTAG
2 4 (5.63%) MISRA
2 4 (5.63%) MISRA C
System Software
1 11 (15.49%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) Altera
1 5 (7.04%) Xilinx
2 1 (1.41%) Conax
2 1 (1.41%) Verimatrix