The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Embedded Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Linux
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 749 887 889
Rank change year-on-year +138 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 125 60 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.061% 0.089%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.56% 0.24% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 100 57 96
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  

Embedded Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 22325 25147 29420
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 25.13% 25.50% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 18412 21477 24651
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Embedded Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Linux in the UK

Embedded Linux
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Embedded Linux in the UK

Embedded Linux
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded Linux in the UK

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 +97 103 £45,000 +16.12% 22
Yorkshire +40 40 £45,000 -
South East +54 31 £50,000 +33.33% 6
South Yorkshire +10 27 £42,500 -5.55%
Scotland +31 20 £43,750 +9.37% 5
Hampshire +44 16 £50,750 +45.00% 5
Glasgow - 16 £47,500 - 2
Barnsley +2 14 £42,500 -5.55%
West Yorkshire - 12 £45,000 -
South West - 11 £45,000 - 3
East of England +6 10 £40,000 -15.78% 6
Leeds - 9 £45,000 -
Basingstoke - 9 £50,000 - 4
Berkshire +33 8 £45,000 +24.13% 1
East Midlands +31 8 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Dorset - 8 £45,000 - 2
Southampton +25 7 £60,000 - 1
London +31 6 - - 2
Cambridgeshire -12 6 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Northampton +10 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Northamptonshire +8 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Cambridge -7 5 £53,750 +7.50% 6
Poole - 5 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands +9 4 £40,000 - 1
Coventry -2 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Bedfordshire - 4 £40,000 -
Slough - 4 £45,000 -
Bedford - 4 £40,000 -
Windsor - 3 £40,000 -
Weymouth - 3 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Embedded Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 248 (100.00%) Linux
2 217 (87.50%) C
3 209 (84.27%) C++
4 206 (83.06%) Software Engineering
5 98 (39.52%) Degree
6 93 (37.50%) HTML
7 85 (34.27%) Embedded C
8 83 (33.47%) Java
9 80 (32.26%) Python
9 80 (32.26%) Git (software)
10 72 (29.03%) Visual Studio
11 71 (28.63%) Embedded C++
12 68 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
13 67 (27.02%) Windows
14 66 (26.61%) Device Driver
15 65 (26.21%) Android
16 64 (25.81%) OO
17 62 (25.00%) SDLC
18 59 (23.79%) SQL
19 56 (22.58%) JavaScript
20 54 (21.77%) Electronics
20 54 (21.77%) JIRA
21 52 (20.97%) Firmware
21 52 (20.97%) Ethernet
22 51 (20.56%) Eclipse
23 50 (20.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
23 50 (20.16%) Subversion
24 49 (19.76%) Android Studio
25 46 (18.55%) Waterfall
26 43 (17.34%) Computer Science

Embedded Linux
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.81%) SaaS
4 1 (0.40%) GitHub
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (20.97%) Ethernet
2 30 (12.10%) TCP/IP
3 18 (7.26%) Wi-Fi
4 16 (6.45%) Internet
5 15 (6.05%) Bluetooth
6 11 (4.44%) NFC
7 10 (4.03%) ZigBee
8 6 (2.42%) 3G
8 6 (2.42%) DVB
8 6 (2.42%) GPRS
8 6 (2.42%) GSM
8 6 (2.42%) UMTS
8 6 (2.42%) VoIP
8 6 (2.42%) Wireless
8 6 (2.42%) WLAN
9 5 (2.02%) LTE
10 4 (1.61%) 4G
10 4 (1.61%) RS-485
11 3 (1.21%) Modbus
12 2 (0.81%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.26%) MySQL
2 2 (0.81%) Big Data
3 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 80 (32.26%) Git (software)
2 72 (29.03%) Visual Studio
3 54 (21.77%) JIRA
4 51 (20.56%) Eclipse
5 50 (20.16%) Subversion
6 49 (19.76%) Android Studio
7 6 (2.42%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.81%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.81%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.40%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.40%) Metasploit
General
1 54 (21.77%) Electronics
2 39 (15.73%) Manufacturing
3 34 (13.71%) Automotive
4 11 (4.44%) Multimedia
5 8 (3.23%) Finance
6 7 (2.82%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.02%) Retail
8 2 (0.81%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.40%) Marketing
9 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 175 (70.56%) Software Engineer
2 150 (60.48%) Embedded Engineer
3 113 (45.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 67 (27.02%) Linux Engineer
5 62 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 50 (20.16%) C++ Software Engineer
7 43 (17.34%) Developer
8 42 (16.94%) Embedded C Engineer
9 41 (16.53%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
10 39 (15.73%) C Software Engineer
10 39 (15.73%) Embedded Developer
11 32 (12.90%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 32 (12.90%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 29 (11.69%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
13 26 (10.48%) C/C++ Software Engineer
14 25 (10.08%) Linux Developer
15 22 (8.87%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
16 20 (8.06%) Lead Software Engineer
17 19 (7.66%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
17 19 (7.66%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (37.50%) HTML
2 28 (11.29%) Qt
3 26 (10.48%) .NET
4 20 (8.06%) SOAP
5 13 (5.24%) Qt Quick
6 10 (4.03%) REST
7 9 (3.63%) Yocto
8 7 (2.82%) JSON
8 7 (2.82%) Middleware
9 6 (2.42%) BREW
9 6 (2.42%) Flash
9 6 (2.42%) J2ME
9 6 (2.42%) OpenAL
9 6 (2.42%) OpenCL
9 6 (2.42%) OpenGL
9 6 (2.42%) Series 60
9 6 (2.42%) SVG
9 6 (2.42%) UIQ
10 3 (1.21%) WPF
11 2 (0.81%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 66 (26.61%) Device Driver
2 43 (17.34%) Computer Science
3 32 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
4 31 (12.50%) Algorithms
5 18 (7.26%) Internet of Things
6 13 (5.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 11 (4.44%) iPhone
8 9 (3.63%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (3.23%) Smart Home
9 8 (3.23%) Verilog
9 8 (3.23%) VHDL
10 7 (2.82%) Contactless
11 6 (2.42%) MPEG
11 6 (2.42%) Raspberry Pi
11 6 (2.42%) Smartphone
12 5 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (2.02%) Client/Server
12 5 (2.02%) EMV
12 5 (2.02%) Home Automation
13 3 (1.21%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 248 (100.00%) Linux
2 67 (27.02%) Windows
3 65 (26.21%) Android
4 50 (20.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 13 (5.24%) Unix
6 6 (2.42%) Nucleus RTOS
6 6 (2.42%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.42%) Windows 8
6 6 (2.42%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (2.02%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.61%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.81%) ThreadX
10 1 (0.40%) Debian
10 1 (0.40%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.40%) OpenWrt
10 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (83.06%) Software Engineering
2 68 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (25.81%) OO
4 62 (25.00%) SDLC
5 46 (18.55%) Waterfall
6 40 (16.13%) Device Driver Development
7 24 (9.68%) Validation
8 19 (7.66%) Embedded Software Development
9 16 (6.45%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 16 (6.45%) Linux Kernel Development
10 15 (6.05%) Feasibility Study
11 13 (5.24%) Telematics
12 12 (4.84%) Mathematics
13 11 (4.44%) Defect Tracking
13 11 (4.44%) Mentoring
13 11 (4.44%) OOP
14 10 (4.03%) Configuration Management
15 9 (3.63%) Image Processing
15 9 (3.63%) Integration Testing
15 9 (3.63%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 217 (87.50%) C
2 209 (84.27%) C++
3 85 (34.27%) Embedded C
4 83 (33.47%) Java
5 80 (32.26%) Python
6 71 (28.63%) Embedded C++
7 59 (23.79%) SQL
8 56 (22.58%) JavaScript
9 38 (15.32%) PHP
10 22 (8.87%) Bash Shell
11 15 (6.05%) VB
12 12 (4.84%) C#
13 5 (2.02%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.61%) VB6
15 3 (1.21%) Perl
16 2 (0.81%) Assembly Language
17 1 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 98 (39.52%) Degree
2 26 (10.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (3.63%) HNC
3 9 (3.63%) HND
3 9 (3.63%) Master's Degree
4 6 (2.42%) PhD
5 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.03%) QA
2 2 (0.81%) IEC 61131
2 2 (0.81%) JTAG
3 1 (0.40%) MISRA
3 1 (0.40%) MISRA C
System Software
1 52 (20.97%) Firmware
2 2 (0.81%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 2 (0.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) Ansible
1 1 (0.40%) OpenVAS
1 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (2.42%) Intel
1 6 (2.42%) Symbian
1 6 (2.42%) Xilinx
2 5 (2.02%) Altera
3 4 (1.61%) Freescale
4 2 (0.81%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.40%) Assembla
5 1 (0.40%) Lauterbach
5 1 (0.40%) QNX
5 1 (0.40%) SAP
5 1 (0.40%) Signiant
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