Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Yocto skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Yocto over the 6 months to 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Yocto Project
UK
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1141 1129 1277
Rank change year-on-year -12 +148 +38
Permanent jobs citing Yocto 28 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.010% 0.001%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.040% 0.025% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 3
UK median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -9.09% -12.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £36,400
90th Percentile £51,250 £43,750 £47,200
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% - -20.00%

Yocto is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 70,346 68,792 77,676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.80% 40.63% 38.68%
Number of salaries quoted 58,819 58,489 66,979
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

Yocto
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Yocto as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Yocto in the UK

Yocto
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Yocto in the UK

Yocto
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Yocto over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Yocto in the UK

Yocto
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Yocto within the UK over the 6 months to 24 May 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
England +22 27 £47,500 +18.75% 4
UK excluding London -5 26 £47,500 +18.75% 5
South West +12 22 £47,500 - 2
London +14 2 £58,750 -
South East -18 2 £40,000 -5.88% 1
East of England -5 1 - -
Scotland -31 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT jobs citing Yocto also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Yocto.

1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (92.86%) Embedded Linux
3 23 (82.14%) Device Driver
4 18 (64.29%) C
4 18 (64.29%) Open Source
5 16 (57.14%) C++
6 14 (50.00%) Embedded C
6 14 (50.00%) Device Driver Development
7 12 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (35.71%) Embedded C++
8 10 (35.71%) Python
8 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
9 9 (32.14%) Bash Shell
9 9 (32.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
9 9 (32.14%) OO
9 9 (32.14%) STL
9 9 (32.14%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (28.57%) Test Strategy
10 8 (28.57%) SDLC
10 8 (28.57%) OOD
10 8 (28.57%) UML
10 8 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (28.57%) Waterfall
10 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
10 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
11 6 (21.43%) Qt
12 5 (17.86%) GStreamer

Yocto
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 4 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.57%) GSM
2 1 (3.57%) Modbus
2 1 (3.57%) RS-232
2 1 (3.57%) RS-485
2 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.57%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) GCC
2 1 (3.57%) GoogleTest
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Linux Engineer
2 18 (64.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 17 (60.71%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Kernel Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Android Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Junior
6 1 (3.57%) Junior Embedded Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Junior Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) STL
2 6 (21.43%) Qt
3 5 (17.86%) GStreamer
4 2 (7.14%) Middleware
5 1 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.57%) OpenCV
5 1 (3.57%) OpenEmbedded
Miscellaneous
1 23 (82.14%) Device Driver
2 12 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (32.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.57%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (3.57%) CAN bus
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (92.86%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Open Source
2 14 (50.00%) Device Driver Development
3 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (32.14%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (32.14%) OO
4 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
5 8 (28.57%) OOD
5 8 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (28.57%) SDLC
5 8 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 8 (28.57%) UML
5 8 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 4 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (14.29%) Linux Kernel Development
7 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
8 1 (3.57%) Refactoring
8 1 (3.57%) Release Management
8 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) C
2 16 (57.14%) C++
3 14 (50.00%) Embedded C
4 10 (35.71%) Embedded C++
4 10 (35.71%) Python
5 9 (32.14%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Firmware
2 1 (3.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Google
1 1 (3.57%) Intel
1 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
1 1 (3.57%) Wind River