The median annual salary for an Embedded Linux Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 846 909 943
Rank change year-on-year +63 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Linux Software Engineer 44 23 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.023% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.024% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 34 22 38
Median salary £42,500 £40,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% -9.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,750 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Embedded Linux Software Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded Linux Software Engineer in the UK

Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Top 24 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 3 months to 27 June 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
England +57 34 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Yorkshire +8 12 £42,500 -5.55%
South Yorkshire +3 12 £42,500 -5.55%
Barnsley +1 12 £42,500 -5.55%
Scotland +14 10 - - 1
Glasgow - 10 - - 1
South East +45 7 £49,000 +30.66%
Brighton - 5 £49,000 -
East Sussex - 5 £49,000 -
London +38 4 £40,000 -14.89%
North West - 4 £37,500 -
Manchester - 4 £37,500 -
East Midlands +14 3 £47,500 +35.71%
South West - 3 £42,500 -
Bristol - 3 £42,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £50,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 £50,000 -
Sutton-in-Ashfield - 2 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £47,500 -
Cambridge -16 1 £42,500 -19.04% 2
East of England -16 1 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -22 1 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Loughborough - 1 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £40,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Embedded Linux Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Embedded Linux Software Engineer in the job title.

1 60 (100.00%) Linux
1 60 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 54 (90.00%) C
3 41 (68.33%) C++
3 41 (68.33%) Embedded Linux
4 36 (60.00%) Device Driver
5 29 (48.33%) Embedded C
6 27 (45.00%) Embedded C++
7 20 (33.33%) Degree
8 18 (30.00%) Automotive
9 17 (28.33%) Qt
9 17 (28.33%) Device Driver Development
10 15 (25.00%) Firmware
11 14 (23.33%) Bash Shell
12 13 (21.67%) Telematics
12 13 (21.67%) Qt Quick
13 11 (18.33%) Python
14 10 (16.67%) Java
15 9 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
16 8 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
16 8 (13.33%) Embedded Software Development
16 8 (13.33%) Manufacturing
16 8 (13.33%) Electronics
16 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
17 6 (10.00%) HTML
17 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
17 6 (10.00%) QA
17 6 (10.00%) Freescale
18 5 (8.33%) Android
18 5 (8.33%) Windows

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.67%) Bluetooth
2 4 (6.67%) RS-232
3 2 (3.33%) Internet
3 2 (3.33%) RS-485
4 1 (1.67%) Modbus
4 1 (1.67%) Profibus
4 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (1.67%) GCC
3 1 (1.67%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
General
1 18 (30.00%) Automotive
2 8 (13.33%) Electronics
2 8 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.67%) Games
3 4 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) Qt
2 13 (21.67%) Qt Quick
3 6 (10.00%) HTML
4 4 (6.67%) JNI
4 4 (6.67%) Web Services
5 2 (3.33%) SOAP
5 2 (3.33%) Yocto
6 1 (1.67%) .NET
6 1 (1.67%) OpenEmbedded
6 1 (1.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (60.00%) Device Driver
2 9 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.67%) EMV
5 4 (6.67%) EPoS
5 4 (6.67%) Smartcard
6 3 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (3.33%) Algorithms
7 2 (3.33%) Home Automation
8 1 (1.67%) Arduino
8 1 (1.67%) CAN bus
8 1 (1.67%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (68.33%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (8.33%) Android
3 5 (8.33%) Windows
4 4 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (28.33%) Device Driver Development
3 13 (21.67%) Telematics
4 8 (13.33%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (6.67%) API Design
5 4 (6.67%) Web Application Development
6 3 (5.00%) Linux Kernel Development
6 3 (5.00%) Memory Management
7 2 (3.33%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (3.33%) Image Processing
7 2 (3.33%) Machine Learning
7 2 (3.33%) Multithreading
7 2 (3.33%) Signal Processing
7 2 (3.33%) Software Architecture
7 2 (3.33%) Workflow
8 1 (1.67%) Android Development
8 1 (1.67%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.67%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (1.67%) Pair Programming
8 1 (1.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (90.00%) C
2 41 (68.33%) C++
3 29 (48.33%) Embedded C
4 27 (45.00%) Embedded C++
5 14 (23.33%) Bash Shell
6 11 (18.33%) Python
7 10 (16.67%) Java
8 4 (6.67%) Ruby
9 2 (3.33%) Assembly Language
9 2 (3.33%) C#
9 2 (3.33%) Perl
9 2 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) QA
2 5 (8.33%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.33%) IEC 61131
4 1 (1.67%) JTAG
4 1 (1.67%) MISRA
4 1 (1.67%) MISRA C
System Software
1 15 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Freescale
2 1 (1.67%) Wind River
2 1 (1.67%) Xilinx
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