Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Linux
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 427 515 589
Rank change year-on-year +88 +74 -13
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 118 48 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.40% 0.54% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 114 39 44
South East median annual salary £50,000 £36,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.89% -22.16% +8.82%
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,500 £27,075
90th Percentile £60,000 £51,050 £61,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% -19.35% -2.11%

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 8,403 8,917 11,719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.27% 28.08% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7,207 7,516 10,182
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +15 48 £50,000 +25.00% 8
West Sussex - 19 £52,500 - 4
Thames Valley +21 18 £47,500 +31.94% 10
East Sussex +2 15 £50,000 +7.53% 3
Berkshire +36 11 £47,500 +46.15% 8
Surrey - 11 £37,500 - 5
Kent +12 7 £32,000 -3.76%
Buckinghamshire +4 5 £47,500 +31.94%
Oxfordshire -15 2 £62,500 +66.67% 2
Embedded Linux
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Linux
2 114 (96.61%) C++
3 100 (84.75%) C
4 99 (83.90%) Software Engineering
5 73 (61.86%) Embedded C++
6 58 (49.15%) Embedded C
7 32 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (22.88%) Subversion
8 27 (22.88%) Git (software)
8 27 (22.88%) Embedded Software Development
9 25 (21.19%) Degree
10 24 (20.34%) Algorithms
11 23 (19.49%) Digital Signal Processing
11 23 (19.49%) Signal Processing
12 21 (17.80%) Computer Science
13 18 (15.25%) Embedded Systems
13 18 (15.25%) Electronics
14 15 (12.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 15 (12.71%) Windows
15 14 (11.86%) VxWorks
15 14 (11.86%) Python
15 14 (11.86%) Image Processing
16 13 (11.02%) TDD
17 12 (10.17%) Firmware
18 11 (9.32%) MISRA
19 10 (8.47%) MISRA C
19 10 (8.47%) Data Management
19 10 (8.47%) Mathematics
20 9 (7.63%) Test Automation
20 9 (7.63%) Automotive

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 (4.24%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.08%) DVB
1 6 (5.08%) IPv4
1 6 (5.08%) IPv6
1 6 (5.08%) UPnP
2 4 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.54%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.69%) VoIP
4 2 (1.69%) Wireless
5 1 (0.85%) GSM
5 1 (0.85%) HTTP
5 1 (0.85%) Modbus
5 1 (0.85%) RS-232
5 1 (0.85%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 27 (22.88%) Git (software)
1 27 (22.88%) Subversion
2 3 (2.54%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.54%) JIRA
3 2 (1.69%) GCC
4 1 (0.85%) Ant
4 1 (0.85%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.85%) CMake
4 1 (0.85%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.85%) GDB
4 1 (0.85%) GNU Toolchain
4 1 (0.85%) Hudson
General
1 18 (15.25%) Electronics
2 9 (7.63%) Automotive
3 6 (5.08%) Military
4 3 (2.54%) Finance
4 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 86 (72.88%) Embedded Engineer
2 70 (59.32%) Software Engineer
3 62 (52.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 25 (21.19%) Senior Software Engineer
5 23 (19.49%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 17 (14.41%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 15 (12.71%) Embedded C Engineer
7 15 (12.71%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 15 (12.71%) Linux Engineer
8 13 (11.02%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 7 (5.93%) Developer
9 7 (5.93%) Integration Engineer
9 7 (5.93%) Software Integration Engineer
10 6 (5.08%) C++ Software Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) Engineering Manager
11 4 (3.39%) Graduate
11 4 (3.39%) Linux Developer
12 3 (2.54%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
12 3 (2.54%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.39%) Yocto
2 2 (1.69%) Node.js
2 2 (1.69%) Qt
3 1 (0.85%) HTML
3 1 (0.85%) XML
3 1 (0.85%) XML Schema
3 1 (0.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.34%) Algorithms
2 21 (17.80%) Computer Science
3 18 (15.25%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (12.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 9 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.08%) MPEG
6 6 (5.08%) STB
6 6 (5.08%) Video on Demand
7 5 (4.24%) Device Driver
8 4 (3.39%) User Experience
9 3 (2.54%) Verilog
9 3 (2.54%) VHDL
10 2 (1.69%) BeagleBone
11 1 (0.85%) CAN bus
11 1 (0.85%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 118 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (12.71%) Windows
3 14 (11.86%) VxWorks
4 2 (1.69%) Android
4 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (83.90%) Software Engineering
2 32 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (22.88%) Embedded Software Development
4 23 (19.49%) Digital Signal Processing
4 23 (19.49%) Signal Processing
5 14 (11.86%) Image Processing
6 13 (11.02%) TDD
7 10 (8.47%) Data Management
7 10 (8.47%) Mathematics
8 9 (7.63%) Scrum
8 9 (7.63%) Test Automation
9 8 (6.78%) Multithreading
10 7 (5.93%) Software Architecture
11 6 (5.08%) Customer Requirements
11 6 (5.08%) Defect Tracking
11 6 (5.08%) Integration Testing
11 6 (5.08%) Open Source
11 6 (5.08%) Performance Testing
11 6 (5.08%) Regression Testing
11 6 (5.08%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 114 (96.61%) C++
2 100 (84.75%) C
3 73 (61.86%) Embedded C++
4 58 (49.15%) Embedded C
5 14 (11.86%) Python
6 7 (5.93%) Perl
7 6 (5.08%) Tcl
8 5 (4.24%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.24%) MATLAB
9 4 (3.39%) C#
10 2 (1.69%) Java
10 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.69%) R
11 1 (0.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (21.19%) Degree
2 8 (6.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.69%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.69%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.32%) MISRA
2 10 (8.47%) MISRA C
3 2 (1.69%) QA
4 1 (0.85%) IEC 61131
4 1 (0.85%) JTAG
System Software
1 12 (10.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (5.08%) Atmel
2 3 (2.54%) Altera
2 3 (2.54%) Xilinx