Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded Linux Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1112 1122 1178
Rank change year-on-year +10 +56 +79
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Linux Software Engineer 33 58 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.033% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.035% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 32 46 65
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% +15.63% -11.11%

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 157,885 166,786 183,863
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.95% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 127,253 133,641 154,192
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 2018. 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 -2 33 £50,000 +8.11% 24
England +16 31 £50,000 +17.65% 25
North of England +28 17 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Yorkshire +37 15 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East of England +13 6 £50,000 -9.09% 8
South West +2 5 £50,000 +25.00% 4
South East +1 3 £42,500 -13.27% 8
North West +4 2 £50,000 - 1
Wales - 1 £40,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £55,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 33 (100.00%) Linux
1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (93.94%) C++
3 27 (81.82%) C
4 23 (69.70%) Degree
5 18 (54.55%) Electronics
6 15 (45.45%) Computer Science
7 12 (36.36%) Validation
8 11 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
9 10 (30.30%) Embedded C
9 10 (30.30%) Embedded Software Development
10 9 (27.27%) Software Architecture
10 9 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (24.24%) Device Driver
12 7 (21.21%) Java
12 7 (21.21%) Bash Shell
13 6 (18.18%) Automotive
13 6 (18.18%) Unit Testing
14 5 (15.15%) Objective-C
14 5 (15.15%) Wireless
14 5 (15.15%) Perl
14 5 (15.15%) Python
15 4 (12.12%) Ada
15 4 (12.12%) UML
15 4 (12.12%) C#
15 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
15 4 (12.12%) Aerospace
15 4 (12.12%) IBM
15 4 (12.12%) Assembly Language
15 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared

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 5 (15.15%) Wireless
2 2 (6.06%) HTTP
3 1 (3.03%) Bluetooth
3 1 (3.03%) Modbus
3 1 (3.03%) RapidIO
3 1 (3.03%) RS-232
3 1 (3.03%) RS-485
3 1 (3.03%) SMS
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.12%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (54.55%) Electronics
2 6 (18.18%) Automotive
3 4 (12.12%) Aerospace
3 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) QML
1 4 (12.12%) Qt
2 2 (6.06%) Middleware
2 2 (6.06%) Qt Quick
2 2 (6.06%) REST
2 2 (6.06%) Yocto
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
3 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 8 (24.24%) Device Driver
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) CCTV
4 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.03%) CAN bus
4 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.03%) IPTV
4 1 (3.03%) STB
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Android
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (6.06%) VxWorks
5 1 (3.03%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (36.36%) Validation
3 10 (30.30%) Embedded Software Development
4 9 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (27.27%) Software Architecture
5 6 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Memory Management
6 4 (12.12%) UML
7 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.09%) Open Source
8 2 (6.06%) Device Driver Development
8 2 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (6.06%) Project Management
8 2 (6.06%) Scrum
9 1 (3.03%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) C++
2 27 (81.82%) C
3 10 (30.30%) Embedded C
4 7 (21.21%) Bash Shell
4 7 (21.21%) Java
5 5 (15.15%) Objective-C
5 5 (15.15%) Perl
5 5 (15.15%) Python
6 4 (12.12%) Ada
6 4 (12.12%) Assembly Language
6 4 (12.12%) C#
7 3 (9.09%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 23 (69.70%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) Def Stans
1 4 (12.12%) MISRA
1 4 (12.12%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) IBM
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Intel