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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Linux
UK
Rank 732 872 899
Rank change year-on-year +140 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 125 76 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.074% 0.057%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.62% 0.28% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 84 64 48
Median salary £38,250 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £58,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% -  

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 20146 26882 28419
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 23.71% 26.11% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16930 22626 23763
Median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.21% +1.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +141 117 £37,500 -11.76% 17
North West +19 48 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Manchester +19 40 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Oldham - 36 £37,500 - 2
Yorkshire - 28 £35,000 - 3
South West +23 16 £40,000 -5.88% 3
West Yorkshire - 16 £45,000 - 1
East of England +23 13 £48,750 - 1
Cambridgeshire +23 13 £48,750 -40.90% 1
South Yorkshire - 12 £35,000 - 2
Cambridge +13 11 £43,750 -46.96%
Chippenham - 11 £30,500 -
Wiltshire - 11 £30,500 -
South East +41 8 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Cheshire +3 8 £37,500 +7.14%
Leeds - 8 £45,000 - 1
Wilmslow - 8 £37,500 -
Scotland +27 7 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Hampshire +26 7 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Dorset +24 4 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Fareham +8 4 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Weymouth - 4 £40,000 -
Glasgow +28 3 - - 1
Edinburgh - 3 £40,000 -
Derby - 2 £40,000 -
Derbyshire - 2 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £40,000 - 1
London +62 1 £62,500 +38.88%
West Midlands +22 1 £41,500 -5.68%
Southampton +12 1 £60,000 +15.38% 1

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 185 (100.00%) Linux
2 160 (86.49%) C++
3 158 (85.41%) Software Engineering
4 150 (81.08%) C
5 79 (42.70%) Degree
6 70 (37.84%) Embedded C
7 66 (35.68%) Git (software)
8 64 (34.59%) HTML
9 51 (27.57%) Embedded C++
10 49 (26.49%) Java
10 49 (26.49%) Python
11 48 (25.95%) Visual Studio
12 46 (24.86%) OO
13 44 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
14 43 (23.24%) Electronics
15 42 (22.70%) Device Driver
15 42 (22.70%) Windows
16 40 (21.62%) PHP
17 39 (21.08%) Firmware
17 39 (21.08%) Android
17 39 (21.08%) SDLC
18 36 (19.46%) SQL
19 35 (18.92%) TCP/IP
19 35 (18.92%) Manufacturing
19 35 (18.92%) Validation
20 34 (18.38%) Subversion
20 34 (18.38%) Computer Science
21 32 (17.30%) Algorithms
22 31 (16.76%) Embedded Systems
23 29 (15.68%) JIRA

Embedded Linux
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.54%) Apache
1 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.54%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Simulink
2 1 (0.54%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.54%) Mathcad
2 1 (0.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.08%) SaaS
3 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (18.92%) TCP/IP
2 24 (12.97%) Ethernet
3 15 (8.11%) Internet
4 14 (7.57%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (4.86%) Bluetooth
6 8 (4.32%) VoIP
7 7 (3.78%) GPRS
7 7 (3.78%) GSM
7 7 (3.78%) ZigBee
8 6 (3.24%) DVB
8 6 (3.24%) NFC
8 6 (3.24%) UMTS
8 6 (3.24%) WLAN
9 5 (2.70%) RS-485
10 2 (1.08%) Modbus
10 2 (1.08%) Wireless
11 1 (0.54%) 3G
11 1 (0.54%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.54%) Profibus
11 1 (0.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.81%) MySQL
2 2 (1.08%) Big Data
3 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 66 (35.68%) Git (software)
2 48 (25.95%) Visual Studio
3 34 (18.38%) Subversion
4 29 (15.68%) JIRA
5 26 (14.05%) Eclipse
6 25 (13.51%) Android Studio
7 7 (3.78%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.62%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.08%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.54%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.54%) C++Builder
10 1 (0.54%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.54%) CMake
10 1 (0.54%) CppUnit
10 1 (0.54%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
General
1 43 (23.24%) Electronics
2 35 (18.92%) Manufacturing
3 12 (6.49%) Automotive
3 12 (6.49%) Multimedia
4 9 (4.86%) Finance
5 4 (2.16%) Retail
6 2 (1.08%) Games
6 2 (1.08%) Military
6 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.54%) Avionics
7 1 (0.54%) Marketing
7 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 123 (66.49%) Software Engineer
2 102 (55.14%) Embedded Engineer
3 67 (36.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 42 (22.70%) Linux Engineer
5 37 (20.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 35 (18.92%) Developer
7 34 (18.38%) C++ Software Engineer
8 28 (15.14%) Embedded Developer
9 24 (12.97%) C Software Engineer
9 24 (12.97%) Embedded C Engineer
10 22 (11.89%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 20 (10.81%) Linux Developer
12 19 (10.27%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
13 18 (9.73%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 18 (9.73%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
14 16 (8.65%) Embedded C Software Engineer
15 14 (7.57%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
16 13 (7.03%) C Developer
16 13 (7.03%) C++ Developer
17 12 (6.49%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (34.59%) HTML
2 25 (13.51%) .NET
3 23 (12.43%) Qt
4 21 (11.35%) SOAP
5 9 (4.86%) Yocto
6 7 (3.78%) Middleware
7 6 (3.24%) BREW
7 6 (3.24%) Flash
7 6 (3.24%) J2ME
7 6 (3.24%) OpenAL
7 6 (3.24%) OpenCL
7 6 (3.24%) OpenGL
7 6 (3.24%) Series 60
7 6 (3.24%) SVG
7 6 (3.24%) UIQ
8 4 (2.16%) REST
9 3 (1.62%) WPF
10 2 (1.08%) JSON
10 2 (1.08%) Node.js
10 2 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (22.70%) Device Driver
2 34 (18.38%) Computer Science
3 32 (17.30%) Algorithms
4 31 (16.76%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (5.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 9 (4.86%) Smartphone
7 8 (4.32%) Internet of Things
8 6 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.24%) iPhone
8 6 (3.24%) Mobile App
8 6 (3.24%) MPEG
9 5 (2.70%) Smart Home
10 3 (1.62%) RIA
11 2 (1.08%) Verilog
11 2 (1.08%) VHDL
12 1 (0.54%) Arduino
12 1 (0.54%) CAN bus
12 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.54%) Handset
12 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 185 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (22.70%) Windows
3 39 (21.08%) Android
4 25 (13.51%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 15 (8.11%) Unix
6 6 (3.24%) Nucleus RTOS
6 6 (3.24%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.24%) Windows 8
6 6 (3.24%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.08%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.08%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.08%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.54%) CentOS
8 1 (0.54%) Debian
8 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (85.41%) Software Engineering
2 46 (24.86%) OO
3 44 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (21.08%) SDLC
5 35 (18.92%) Validation
6 27 (14.59%) Device Driver Development
7 22 (11.89%) Waterfall
8 19 (10.27%) Embedded Software Development
9 17 (9.19%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 16 (8.65%) Configuration Management
10 16 (8.65%) Feasibility Study
11 13 (7.03%) Mathematics
11 13 (7.03%) Mentoring
12 12 (6.49%) OOP
13 11 (5.95%) Integration Testing
13 11 (5.95%) UML
14 10 (5.41%) Defect Tracking
15 9 (4.86%) Multithreading
15 9 (4.86%) OOD
15 9 (4.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 160 (86.49%) C++
2 150 (81.08%) C
3 70 (37.84%) Embedded C
4 51 (27.57%) Embedded C++
5 49 (26.49%) Java
5 49 (26.49%) Python
6 40 (21.62%) PHP
7 36 (19.46%) SQL
8 26 (14.05%) JavaScript
9 16 (8.65%) Bash Shell
9 16 (8.65%) VB
10 15 (8.11%) C#
11 5 (2.70%) Ruby
12 4 (2.16%) Perl
12 4 (2.16%) VB6
13 2 (1.08%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.54%) ANSI C
14 1 (0.54%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 79 (42.70%) Degree
2 11 (5.95%) HNC
2 11 (5.95%) HND
3 6 (3.24%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.70%) PhD
4 5 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.86%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.54%) MISRA
2 1 (0.54%) MISRA C
System Software
1 39 (21.08%) Firmware
2 2 (1.08%) Docker
2 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.54%) NFS
3 1 (0.54%) Samba
3 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.08%) Ansible
1 2 (1.08%) Puppet
2 1 (0.54%) Kibana
2 1 (0.54%) logstash
2 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (3.78%) Freescale
2 6 (3.24%) Intel
2 6 (3.24%) Symbian
3 2 (1.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.08%) VMware
4 1 (0.54%) Altera
4 1 (0.54%) Assembla
4 1 (0.54%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.54%) Borland
4 1 (0.54%) QNX
4 1 (0.54%) SAP
4 1 (0.54%) Sun
4 1 (0.54%) Xilinx
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive Salary
Posted: 13 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-50,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + stock options
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Oldham, Manchester
Easy Web Recruitment
Salary: Highly Competitive and negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: 17 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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