Embedded Linux Engineer Jobs

Embedded Linux Engineer
UK

The median Embedded Linux Engineer salary in the UK is £65,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 818 957 1080
Rank change year-on-year +139 +123 -250
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Linux Engineer 27 71 64
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.063% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.068% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 27 19 46
10th Percentile £51,250 - £42,500
25th Percentile £58,125 £41,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £42,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +52.94% -22.73% -4.35%
75th Percentile £67,500 £43,750 £62,500
90th Percentile - £46,500 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £42,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +52.94% -29.17% -

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 77,164 104,802 135,666
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 93.58% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 57,734 65,779 84,694
10th Percentile £28,501 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,085 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.21% +5.50% +5.26%

Embedded Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Embedded Linux Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Linux Engineer in the UK

Embedded Linux Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Embedded Linux Engineer.

Salary trend for Embedded Linux Engineer in the UK

Embedded Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Embedded Linux Engineer over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Embedded Linux Engineer in the UK

Embedded Linux Engineer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 2 March 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
England +135 26 £65,000 +52.94% 7
UK excluding London +40 26 £65,000 +52.94% 5
Midlands +75 16 £65,000 +18.18%
West Midlands - 16 £65,000 -
South East - 10 £57,500 - 2
Work from Home +127 4 £56,250 +32.35% 5

Embedded Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 2 March 2024, Embedded Linux Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Embedded Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Linux
1 27 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
2 26 (96.30%) Software Engineering
3 23 (85.19%) IoT
4 22 (81.48%) C
5 21 (77.78%) C++
6 20 (74.07%) Yocto
6 20 (74.07%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (59.26%) Embedded Software Development
7 16 (59.26%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (59.26%) Agile
8 7 (25.93%) Social Skills
8 7 (25.93%) Device Driver
9 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (14.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (14.81%) Memory Management
9 4 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (14.81%) FPGA
9 4 (14.81%) Device Driver Development
9 4 (14.81%) Linux Kernel Development
10 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++

Embedded Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities 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:

General
1 16 (59.26%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (25.93%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) Yocto
2 4 (14.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 23 (85.19%) IoT
2 7 (25.93%) Device Driver
3 4 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (14.81%) FPGA
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Software Engineering
2 20 (74.07%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (59.26%) Agile
3 16 (59.26%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.81%) Device Driver Development
4 4 (14.81%) Linux Kernel Development
4 4 (14.81%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) C
2 21 (77.78%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++