Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Embedded Linux Software Engineer was £49,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1138 1170 1243
Rank change year-on-year +32 +73 +28
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Linux Software Engineer 65 54 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.028% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.029% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 54 64 42
UK median annual salary £49,500 £40,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.75% -13.51% +2.78%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £34,575
90th Percentile £72,500 £47,500 £56,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £38,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +29.03% -13.89% -

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 172542 183486 211561
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 138422 153547 175640
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded Linux Software Engineer in the UK

Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Top 12 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 17 November 2017. 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 +44 57 £50,000 +29.03% 9
England +62 54 £47,000 +17.50% 9
East of England +24 24 £60,000 +26.32% 6
Scotland +6 11 £50,000 +25.00%
North of England -8 10 £43,000 -4.44% 2
London +23 8 £40,000 -10.11%
South West +12 7 £41,250 -2.94%
Yorkshire +14 6 £42,500 -5.56% 1
North West -1 4 £47,500 +18.75% 1
South East +30 3 £49,000 +38.03%
Midlands +32 2 £40,000 +11.11% 1
East Midlands +26 2 £40,000 +14.29% 1

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 65 (100.00%) Linux
2 60 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 60 (92.31%) C
3 50 (76.92%) Embedded Linux
4 37 (56.92%) C++
5 31 (47.69%) Device Driver
6 27 (41.54%) Embedded C
7 24 (36.92%) Device Driver Development
8 21 (32.31%) Degree
9 18 (27.69%) Embedded C++
10 10 (15.38%) Java
10 10 (15.38%) Video\Live Streaming
11 9 (13.85%) Scrum
11 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (13.85%) Wireless
11 9 (13.85%) SDLC
11 9 (13.85%) Qt
11 9 (13.85%) Open Source
11 9 (13.85%) Android
12 8 (12.31%) Firmware
12 8 (12.31%) Python
13 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
14 6 (9.23%) Project Planning
14 6 (9.23%) JNI
14 6 (9.23%) Apple iOS
14 6 (9.23%) Bluetooth
14 6 (9.23%) C#
14 6 (9.23%) Smartcard
14 6 (9.23%) EPoS
14 6 (9.23%) EMV

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 9 (13.85%) Wireless
2 6 (9.23%) Bluetooth
3 2 (3.08%) GSM
3 2 (3.08%) LTE
3 2 (3.08%) UMTS
4 1 (1.54%) RS-232
4 1 (1.54%) SNMP
4 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.54%) WAN
4 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.62%) JIRA
3 2 (3.08%) GCC
3 2 (3.08%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.69%) Automotive
2 5 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) Qt
2 6 (9.23%) JNI
2 6 (9.23%) Yocto
3 4 (6.15%) Qt Quick
4 2 (3.08%) GStreamer
4 2 (3.08%) HEVC
4 2 (3.08%) OpenEmbedded
4 2 (3.08%) OpenGL
4 2 (3.08%) QML
5 1 (1.54%) .NET
5 1 (1.54%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 31 (47.69%) Device Driver
2 10 (15.38%) Video\Live Streaming
3 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
4 6 (9.23%) EMV
4 6 (9.23%) EPoS
4 6 (9.23%) Smartcard
5 5 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (6.15%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.08%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Linux
2 50 (76.92%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (13.85%) Android
4 6 (9.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 24 (36.92%) Device Driver Development
3 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (13.85%) Open Source
3 9 (13.85%) Scrum
3 9 (13.85%) SDLC
4 6 (9.23%) Project Planning
5 5 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (7.69%) Open Source Development
6 4 (6.15%) Telematics
7 3 (4.62%) Integration Testing
7 3 (4.62%) Mathematics
7 3 (4.62%) Project Management
7 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.08%) Code Coverage
8 2 (3.08%) Multithreading
8 2 (3.08%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.08%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 60 (92.31%) C
2 37 (56.92%) C++
3 27 (41.54%) Embedded C
4 18 (27.69%) Embedded C++
5 10 (15.38%) Java
6 8 (12.31%) Python
7 6 (9.23%) C#
8 5 (7.69%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.08%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.08%) Perl
10 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (32.31%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.08%) Master's Degree
2 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) JTAG
2 2 (3.08%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.08%) MISRA
2 2 (3.08%) MISRA C
System Software
1 8 (12.31%) Firmware
2 1 (1.54%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Cobbler
1 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (7.69%) Dell
1 5 (7.69%) HP
2 4 (6.15%) Xilinx
3 2 (3.08%) Altera
3 2 (3.08%) Wind River
4 1 (1.54%) Atmel
4 1 (1.54%) BT
4 1 (1.54%) Red Hat