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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Linux
England / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 249 240
Rank change year-on-year +36 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 16 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.32% 0.15% 0.082%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.38% 0.54% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 5
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £43,000 £51,600
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% -  

Embedded Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1162 1659 1676
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 22.98% 28.28% 27.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1013 1442 1418
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Embedded Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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
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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 11 £30,500 -
Dorset +31 4 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Bristol - 1 - - 2
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (92.00%) Software Engineering
3 21 (84.00%) C++
4 20 (80.00%) Degree
5 15 (60.00%) Computer Science
6 13 (52.00%) Unix
6 13 (52.00%) OO
7 12 (48.00%) Embedded C++
8 11 (44.00%) OOP
8 11 (44.00%) Manufacturing
8 11 (44.00%) Integration Testing
8 11 (44.00%) SDLC
9 10 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
9 10 (40.00%) SQL
10 8 (32.00%) C
10 8 (32.00%) Electronics
11 6 (24.00%) Java
11 6 (24.00%) .NET
12 5 (20.00%) Open Source
13 4 (16.00%) Defect Tracking
13 4 (16.00%) Post-Production
13 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
13 4 (16.00%) QA
13 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
14 3 (12.00%) Device Driver
14 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
14 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
14 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Modbus
1 1 (4.00%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.00%) CMake
3 1 (4.00%) CppUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (44.00%) Manufacturing
2 8 (32.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Junior
2 8 (32.00%) Junior Software Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Graduate
7 2 (8.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Test Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) Yocto
3 1 (4.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (12.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.00%) CAN bus
4 1 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (52.00%) Unix
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (52.00%) OO
3 11 (44.00%) Integration Testing
3 11 (44.00%) OOP
3 11 (44.00%) SDLC
4 10 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) Open Source
6 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (16.00%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (16.00%) Post-Production
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Black-Box Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Device Driver Development
8 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.00%) Regression Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
9 1 (4.00%) Issue Tracking
9 1 (4.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) C++
2 12 (48.00%) Embedded C++
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) C
5 6 (24.00%) Java
6 2 (8.00%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.00%) C#
7 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) MISRA
2 1 (4.00%) MISRA C
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