Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Linux
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 306 332 360
Rank change year-on-year +26 +28 -9
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 27 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.26% 0.13% 0.025%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.00% 0.49% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 2
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -25.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £36,750 £35,900 £47,500
90th Percentile £51,500 £43,375 £52,500
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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2688 2845 3482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.00% 26.23% 29.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2221 2468 3058
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £61,075
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Embedded Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Linux in the South West

Embedded Linux
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Linux in the South West.

Salary trend for Embedded Linux in the South West

Embedded Linux
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Linux in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded Linux in the South West

Embedded Linux
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Bristol -16 12 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Dorset +5 10 £45,000 +20.00%
Somerset - 3 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire +26 1 £45,000 +16.13% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 -
Embedded Linux
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 West region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (88.89%) Software Engineering
3 18 (66.67%) C
4 14 (51.85%) Embedded Systems
5 13 (48.15%) C++
6 11 (40.74%) Device Driver Development
6 11 (40.74%) Device Driver
7 10 (37.04%) Embedded C
8 9 (33.33%) Yocto
8 9 (33.33%) Open Source
9 7 (25.93%) Electronics
10 6 (22.22%) Python
11 5 (18.52%) Marketing
11 5 (18.52%) SAP
11 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
11 5 (18.52%) Finance
11 5 (18.52%) Automotive
11 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
11 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
11 5 (18.52%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (18.52%) Signal Processing
12 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
12 4 (14.81%) Embedded Software Development
12 4 (14.81%) Digital Signal Processing
12 4 (14.81%) Embedded C++
12 4 (14.81%) JIRA
13 3 (11.11%) Subversion
13 3 (11.11%) Degree
13 3 (11.11%) RFID

Embedded Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Bluetooth
1 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 3 (11.11%) RFID
1 3 (11.11%) Wireless
2 2 (7.41%) 3G
2 2 (7.41%) 4G
2 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.70%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.81%) JIRA
2 3 (11.11%) Subversion
3 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (25.93%) Electronics
2 5 (18.52%) Automotive
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
2 5 (18.52%) Marketing
2 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Embedded Engineer
2 17 (62.96%) Software Engineer
3 16 (59.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (44.44%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 12 (44.44%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (22.22%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Computer Scientist
7 2 (7.41%) Computer Vision Scientist
8 1 (3.70%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Embedded Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Junior Embedded Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Yocto
2 2 (7.41%) GStreamer
2 2 (7.41%) OpenCV
2 2 (7.41%) Qt
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (40.74%) Device Driver
3 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.41%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) ThreadX
3 2 (7.41%) Android
4 1 (3.70%) OpenWrt
4 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 11 (40.74%) Device Driver Development
3 9 (33.33%) Open Source
4 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (18.52%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
4 5 (18.52%) Signal Processing
5 4 (14.81%) Digital Signal Processing
5 4 (14.81%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Computer Vision
6 2 (7.41%) Machine Learning
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.70%) Neural Network
7 1 (3.70%) Pair Programming
7 1 (3.70%) Physics
7 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) C
2 13 (48.15%) C++
3 10 (37.04%) Embedded C
4 6 (22.22%) Python
5 4 (14.81%) Embedded C++
6 2 (7.41%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) Java
7 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.70%) Lua
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) MISRA
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) EMC