Embedded Linux Jobs in the UK excluding London

Embedded Linux
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 19 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
19 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 498 613 717
Rank change year-on-year +115 +104 -128
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 271 141 139
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.38% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.56% 1.44% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 222 65 77
10th Percentile £45,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £52,813 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +20.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £79,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +14.29%

All Operating Systems
UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 10,569 9,765 14,915
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.75% 16.51% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 8,153 6,139 9,304
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £73,750 £73,225
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +5.00%

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Embedded Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Linux in the UK excluding London

Embedded Linux
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Embedded Linux in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Embedded Linux in the UK excluding London

Embedded Linux
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Embedded Linux in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Embedded Linux in the UK excluding London

Embedded Linux
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 19 May 2024. 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
Jobs
South East +13 70 £75,000 +15.38% 25
South West +52 65 £60,000 -17.24% 5
North of England +35 40 £60,000 +41.18% 11
Midlands +23 37 £65,000 +28.71% 9
East of England +21 34 £70,000 - 37
East Midlands +5 19 £52,500 - 4
West Midlands +20 18 £65,000 +28.71% 5
Yorkshire +51 17 £50,000 +17.65% 10
North West +16 16 £60,000 -
Scotland -60 14 £60,000 - 4
Northern Ireland +34 11 - -
North East - 7 £60,000 - 1
Embedded Linux
UK

Embedded Linux
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.21%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (6.27%) Simulink
2 1 (0.37%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) C-CURE
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.48%) GitHub
2 3 (1.11%) AWS
2 3 (1.11%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 46 (16.97%) Wireless
2 34 (12.55%) Wi-Fi
3 20 (7.38%) RS-232
4 18 (6.64%) TCP/IP
5 17 (6.27%) Ethernet
6 16 (5.90%) MQTT
6 16 (5.90%) RS-485
7 13 (4.80%) 4G
8 12 (4.43%) 3G
9 9 (3.32%) Bluetooth
10 8 (2.95%) 5G
11 6 (2.21%) Wireshark
12 4 (1.48%) 3GPP
12 4 (1.48%) DVB
12 4 (1.48%) ZigBee
13 3 (1.11%) Internet
14 2 (0.74%) LoRaWAN
14 2 (0.74%) LTE
14 2 (0.74%) Modbus
15 1 (0.37%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (6.64%) Git
2 16 (5.90%) Jenkins
3 14 (5.17%) JIRA
4 6 (2.21%) Subversion
5 4 (1.48%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (1.48%) Zephyr
6 3 (1.11%) GitLab
6 3 (1.11%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.37%) GDB
General
1 47 (17.34%) Social Skills
2 40 (14.76%) Electronics
3 28 (10.33%) Manufacturing
4 13 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.43%) Mandarin Language
6 9 (3.32%) Automotive
6 9 (3.32%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.11%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.11%) Finance
8 3 (1.11%) Marketing
8 3 (1.11%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 204 (75.28%) Embedded Engineer
2 194 (71.59%) Software Engineer
3 164 (60.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 132 (48.71%) Senior
5 111 (40.96%) Senior Embedded Engineer
6 102 (37.64%) Senior Software Engineer
7 86 (31.73%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 34 (12.55%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 34 (12.55%) Linux Engineer
9 25 (9.23%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 20 (7.38%) Developer
11 18 (6.64%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 16 (5.90%) C++ Software Engineer
12 16 (5.90%) Embedded Developer
12 16 (5.90%) Embedded Software Developer
12 16 (5.90%) Software Developer
13 15 (5.54%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
14 14 (5.17%) Lead
15 12 (4.43%) Embedded C Engineer
15 12 (4.43%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (23.25%) Yocto
2 17 (6.27%) REST
3 13 (4.80%) Qt
4 10 (3.69%) FFmpeg
4 10 (3.69%) GStreamer
4 10 (3.69%) Middleware
5 6 (2.21%) Node.js
6 5 (1.85%) OpenCV
6 5 (1.85%) OpenEmbedded
6 5 (1.85%) Web Services
7 3 (1.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (0.37%) Flutter
8 1 (0.37%) HTML
8 1 (0.37%) HTML5
8 1 (0.37%) JSON
8 1 (0.37%) LDAP
8 1 (0.37%) PyTorch
8 1 (0.37%) React
8 1 (0.37%) Redux
8 1 (0.37%) Vue
Miscellaneous
1 52 (19.19%) Device Driver
2 47 (17.34%) IoT
3 22 (8.12%) Embedded Systems
4 16 (5.90%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (4.80%) Video\Live Streaming
6 10 (3.69%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.95%) FPGA
8 6 (2.21%) SIMD
9 5 (1.85%) VHDL
10 4 (1.48%) CCTV
11 2 (0.74%) ARM Cortex
11 2 (0.74%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.74%) Robotics
12 1 (0.37%) Analogue Electronics
12 1 (0.37%) Distributed Computing
12 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.37%) NB-IoT
12 1 (0.37%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 271 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (3.32%) Android
3 8 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (2.95%) Windows
4 4 (1.48%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.37%) OpenWrt
5 1 (0.37%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (85.24%) Software Engineering
2 53 (19.56%) Cybersecurity
3 49 (18.08%) Agile
4 41 (15.13%) Embedded Software Development
5 36 (13.28%) OOD
6 34 (12.55%) Computer Science
7 33 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
8 30 (11.07%) Signal Processing
9 29 (10.70%) Device Driver Development
10 27 (9.96%) DevOps
11 26 (9.59%) Artificial Intelligence
11 26 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (9.23%) OO
13 23 (8.49%) Multithreading
14 19 (7.01%) Software Testing
14 19 (7.01%) System Testing
15 18 (6.64%) Code Quality
15 18 (6.64%) Linux Kernel Development
15 18 (6.64%) Machine Learning
15 18 (6.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 208 (76.75%) C
2 110 (40.59%) C++
3 107 (39.48%) Python
4 87 (32.10%) Embedded C
5 70 (25.83%) Bash
6 53 (19.56%) Rust
7 32 (11.81%) Java
8 15 (5.54%) JavaScript
9 10 (3.69%) C#
10 8 (2.95%) Embedded C++
10 8 (2.95%) Perl
11 7 (2.58%) Assembly Language
12 3 (1.11%) Ada
12 3 (1.11%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.37%) Go
13 1 (0.37%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.37%) Ruby
13 1 (0.37%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 70 (25.83%) Security Cleared
2 52 (19.19%) Degree
3 17 (6.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (5.90%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.21%) Master's Degree
6 5 (1.85%) PhD
7 3 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.80%) QA
2 12 (4.43%) GDPR
3 6 (2.21%) ISO 9000
3 6 (2.21%) JTAG
4 5 (1.85%) MISRA
5 3 (1.11%) Def Stans
6 2 (0.74%) MISRA C
System Software
1 48 (17.71%) Firmware
2 26 (9.59%) Embedded Firmware
3 13 (4.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.95%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.48%) Terraform
3 3 (1.11%) Ansible
3 3 (1.11%) Podman
Vendors
1 16 (5.90%) Xilinx
2 8 (2.95%) Red Hat
3 3 (1.11%) SAP
4 1 (0.37%) Atmel
4 1 (0.37%) EMC
4 1 (0.37%) Freescale
4 1 (0.37%) Intel
4 1 (0.37%) Renesas