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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Linux
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 734 888 923
Rank change year-on-year +154 +35  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 140 72 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.070% 0.059%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.67% 0.27% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 99 65 58
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 20862 26800 29658
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.34% 25.94% 26.80%
Number of salaries quoted 17517 22674 24812
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +159 127 £42,000 -1.17% 21
Yorkshire - 47 £42,500 - 4
North West -5 34 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Manchester +6 31 £37,500 +7.14%
Oldham - 27 £37,500 -
South Yorkshire - 24 £42,500 - 2
West Yorkshire - 23 £45,000 - 1
East of England +22 15 £42,500 -10.52% 6
South West +30 13 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Cambridgeshire +14 13 £48,750 -2.50% 6
South East +55 12 £57,500 +35.29% 6
Scotland +29 12 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Cambridge +3 12 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Leeds - 12 £45,000 -
Glasgow +26 10 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Hampshire +25 10 £60,000 +14.28% 5
Dorset +19 7 £40,000 -3.03%
Barnsley - 7 £42,500 - 1
Weymouth - 6 £40,000 -
Chippenham - 5 £30,500 -
Wiltshire - 5 £30,500 -
East Midlands - 5 £40,000 - 2
Southampton +17 4 £60,000 +15.38% 1
West Midlands +20 3 £40,000 -9.09% 1
Fareham +16 3 £60,000 +14.28%
Cheshire -7 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Wilmslow - 3 £37,500 -
Northampton - 3 £40,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £50,000 - 4

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 217 (100.00%) Linux
2 186 (85.71%) C++
3 183 (84.33%) C
4 182 (83.87%) Software Engineering
5 91 (41.94%) Degree
6 80 (36.87%) HTML
7 76 (35.02%) Embedded C
8 75 (34.56%) Git (software)
9 70 (32.26%) Python
10 68 (31.34%) Java
11 62 (28.57%) Visual Studio
12 60 (27.65%) Agile Software Development
13 58 (26.73%) Embedded C++
13 58 (26.73%) OO
14 57 (26.27%) Windows
15 54 (24.88%) SDLC
16 53 (24.42%) Android
17 52 (23.96%) Device Driver
18 50 (23.04%) SQL
19 46 (21.20%) Firmware
20 45 (20.74%) Electronics
21 44 (20.28%) Subversion
22 43 (19.82%) Manufacturing
23 41 (18.89%) JavaScript
23 41 (18.89%) PHP
24 40 (18.43%) Eclipse
24 40 (18.43%) JIRA
24 40 (18.43%) Computer Science
25 39 (17.97%) Android Studio
25 39 (17.97%) Windows Embedded Compact

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:

Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.92%) SaaS
2 1 (0.46%) GitHub
2 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (17.97%) Ethernet
2 33 (15.21%) TCP/IP
3 18 (8.29%) Internet
4 17 (7.83%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (5.07%) ZigBee
6 10 (4.61%) Bluetooth
7 7 (3.23%) GPRS
7 7 (3.23%) GSM
7 7 (3.23%) VoIP
8 6 (2.76%) DVB
8 6 (2.76%) NFC
8 6 (2.76%) UMTS
8 6 (2.76%) WLAN
9 5 (2.30%) RS-485
10 3 (1.38%) Wireless
11 2 (0.92%) 3G
11 2 (0.92%) Modbus
12 1 (0.46%) LTE
12 1 (0.46%) Profibus
12 1 (0.46%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.76%) MySQL
2 2 (0.92%) Big Data
3 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 75 (34.56%) Git (software)
2 62 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 44 (20.28%) Subversion
4 40 (18.43%) Eclipse
4 40 (18.43%) JIRA
5 39 (17.97%) Android Studio
6 4 (1.84%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.92%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.92%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.46%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.46%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.46%) Metasploit
General
1 45 (20.74%) Electronics
2 43 (19.82%) Manufacturing
3 22 (10.14%) Automotive
4 12 (5.53%) Multimedia
5 8 (3.69%) Finance
6 4 (1.84%) Retail
7 2 (0.92%) Military
7 2 (0.92%) Music Industry
7 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.46%) Games
8 1 (0.46%) Marketing
8 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 144 (66.36%) Software Engineer
2 127 (58.53%) Embedded Engineer
3 88 (40.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 55 (25.35%) Linux Engineer
5 50 (23.04%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 42 (19.35%) Developer
7 40 (18.43%) C++ Software Engineer
8 36 (16.59%) Embedded Developer
9 32 (14.75%) Embedded C Engineer
10 29 (13.36%) C Software Engineer
11 28 (12.90%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 27 (12.44%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
13 25 (11.52%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
14 23 (10.60%) Linux Developer
15 22 (10.14%) C/C++ Software Engineer
15 22 (10.14%) Embedded C Software Engineer
16 18 (8.29%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
17 15 (6.91%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
17 15 (6.91%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
18 14 (6.45%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (36.87%) HTML
2 27 (12.44%) Qt
3 25 (11.52%) .NET
4 22 (10.14%) SOAP
5 9 (4.15%) Yocto
6 7 (3.23%) Middleware
6 7 (3.23%) Qt Quick
7 6 (2.76%) BREW
7 6 (2.76%) Flash
7 6 (2.76%) J2ME
7 6 (2.76%) OpenAL
7 6 (2.76%) OpenCL
7 6 (2.76%) OpenGL
7 6 (2.76%) REST
7 6 (2.76%) Series 60
7 6 (2.76%) SVG
7 6 (2.76%) UIQ
8 3 (1.38%) JSON
8 3 (1.38%) WPF
9 2 (0.92%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 52 (23.96%) Device Driver
2 40 (18.43%) Computer Science
3 33 (15.21%) Algorithms
4 32 (14.75%) Embedded Systems
5 14 (6.45%) Internet of Things
6 13 (5.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 9 (4.15%) Smartphone
8 8 (3.69%) Smart Home
9 6 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.76%) iPhone
9 6 (2.76%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.76%) MPEG
10 5 (2.30%) Verilog
10 5 (2.30%) VHDL
11 3 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.38%) RIA
12 2 (0.92%) Smart Energy
13 1 (0.46%) Raspberry Pi
13 1 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 217 (100.00%) Linux
2 57 (26.27%) Windows
3 53 (24.42%) Android
4 39 (17.97%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 15 (6.91%) Unix
6 6 (2.76%) Nucleus RTOS
6 6 (2.76%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.76%) Windows 8
6 6 (2.76%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.92%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.46%) Debian
8 1 (0.46%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.46%) OpenWrt
8 1 (0.46%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (83.87%) Software Engineering
2 60 (27.65%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (26.73%) OO
4 54 (24.88%) SDLC
5 36 (16.59%) Waterfall
6 34 (15.67%) Validation
7 31 (14.29%) Device Driver Development
8 20 (9.22%) Embedded Software Development
9 18 (8.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 16 (7.37%) Configuration Management
10 16 (7.37%) Feasibility Study
11 13 (5.99%) Linux Kernel Development
11 13 (5.99%) Mathematics
11 13 (5.99%) OOP
12 12 (5.53%) Defect Tracking
13 11 (5.07%) Integration Testing
13 11 (5.07%) Mentoring
13 11 (5.07%) UML
14 10 (4.61%) Open Source
15 9 (4.15%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 186 (85.71%) C++
2 183 (84.33%) C
3 76 (35.02%) Embedded C
4 70 (32.26%) Python
5 68 (31.34%) Java
6 58 (26.73%) Embedded C++
7 50 (23.04%) SQL
8 41 (18.89%) JavaScript
8 41 (18.89%) PHP
9 21 (9.68%) Bash Shell
10 16 (7.37%) VB
11 13 (5.99%) C#
12 4 (1.84%) Ruby
12 4 (1.84%) VB6
13 3 (1.38%) Perl
14 2 (0.92%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.46%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 91 (41.94%) Degree
2 11 (5.07%) HNC
2 11 (5.07%) HND
3 4 (1.84%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.38%) PhD
4 3 (1.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.53%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) MISRA
2 1 (0.46%) MISRA C
System Software
1 46 (21.20%) Firmware
2 2 (0.92%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 2 (0.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) Ansible
1 1 (0.46%) OpenVAS
1 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (3.23%) Freescale
2 6 (2.76%) Intel
2 6 (2.76%) Symbian
3 2 (0.92%) Altera
3 2 (0.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.92%) Xilinx
4 1 (0.46%) Assembla
4 1 (0.46%) QNX
4 1 (0.46%) SAP
4 1 (0.46%) Signiant
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Posted: 2 days ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum GBP 50k +Benefits
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Salary: to c£80k DoE + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £Outstanding
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East Riding
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Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Basingstoke
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Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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Basingstoke
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Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Basingstoke
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