Period
to 18 June 2019

The median annual salary for an Embedded Linux Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 June 2019.

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

Embedded Linux Software Engineer
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1054 1147 1134
Rank change year-on-year +93 -13 +123
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Linux Software Engineer 31 41 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.024% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.025% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 30 39 41
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £42,375 £41,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +6.25%

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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 137,587 165,599 165,823
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 96.34% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 109,512 134,671 136,524
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Linux Software Engineer in the UK

Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Embedded Linux Software Engineer in the UK

Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Linux Software Engineer over the 6 months to 18 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Embedded Linux Software Engineer in the UK

Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux Software Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 June 2019. 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
UK excluding London +40 31 £45,000 -10.00% 15
England +97 29 £45,000 -10.00% 15
North of England +59 19 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire - 10 £45,000 -
North West +38 9 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East of England +74 7 £65,000 - 9
South East +44 2 £53,750 +19.44% 3
Wales +16 1 - -
Scotland +10 1 £27,500 - 1
South West 0 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1

Embedded Linux Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, Embedded Linux Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Embedded Linux Software Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Linux
1 31 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 30 (96.77%) C
3 26 (83.87%) C++
4 21 (67.74%) Embedded Software Development
5 20 (64.52%) Degree
5 20 (64.52%) Computer Science
5 20 (64.52%) Electronics
6 18 (58.06%) Validation
6 18 (58.06%) Software Architecture
7 17 (54.84%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (22.58%) Embedded C
9 6 (19.35%) Device Driver
9 6 (19.35%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
10 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (9.68%) Wireless
10 3 (9.68%) Yocto
11 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
11 2 (6.45%) SNMP
11 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
11 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
11 2 (6.45%) QML
11 2 (6.45%) Qt
11 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
12 1 (3.23%) Android
12 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
12 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
12 1 (3.23%) Image Processing
12 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration

Embedded Linux Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (9.68%) Wireless
2 2 (6.45%) SNMP
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) Software-Defined Radio
3 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 20 (64.52%) Electronics
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Yocto
2 2 (6.45%) QML
2 2 (6.45%) Qt
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Device Driver
2 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) CCTV
3 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (67.74%) Embedded Software Development
3 20 (64.52%) Computer Science
4 18 (58.06%) Software Architecture
4 18 (58.06%) Validation
5 17 (54.84%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.23%) Device Driver Development
7 1 (3.23%) Image Processing
7 1 (3.23%) OO
7 1 (3.23%) OOD
7 1 (3.23%) Open Source
7 1 (3.23%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (3.23%) Project Management
7 1 (3.23%) Server Management
7 1 (3.23%) TDD
7 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) C
2 26 (83.87%) C++
3 7 (22.58%) Embedded C
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Master's Degree
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared