Yocto Project
UK

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 4 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
4 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 763 983 1045
Rank change year-on-year +220 +62 -194
Permanent jobs citing Yocto 75 50 107
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.092% 0.045% 0.075%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 64 10 20
10th Percentile £50,000 £49,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -4.55%
75th Percentile £67,500 £68,438 £58,750
90th Percentile - £71,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -16.67%

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 18,929 34,849 55,080
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 23.14% 31.34% 38.75%
Number of salaries quoted 14,620 21,175 31,093
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,371 £37,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £50,000 £46,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +8.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £80,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

Yocto
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Yocto in the UK

Yocto
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Yocto.

Salary trend for Yocto in the UK

Yocto
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Yocto over the 6 months to 4 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Yocto in the UK

Yocto
Top 15 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 4 March 2024. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London +109 72 £60,000 +20.00% 24
England +204 62 £60,000 +6.67% 26
Work from Home +151 32 £56,250 +12.50% 14
Midlands +89 27 £65,000 -
West Midlands +71 18 £65,000 -
South West - 14 £60,000 - 4
Scotland -12 11 £60,000 +14.29%
South East +72 10 £57,500 +15.00% 9
East Midlands +11 9 £52,500 -
East of England +26 6 £72,500 +3.57% 10
North of England +89 3 £50,000 - 1
London +184 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +92 2 £50,000 -
North East - 1 £60,000 - 1
Wales - 1 £50,000 -

Yocto
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (2.67%) GNU Octave
1 2 (2.67%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) GitHub
2 1 (1.33%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.67%) RS-232
2 15 (20.00%) Wireless
3 14 (18.67%) Ethernet
4 11 (14.67%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.67%) Bluetooth
6 2 (2.67%) RS-485
7 1 (1.33%) LoRaWAN
7 1 (1.33%) Modbus
7 1 (1.33%) MQTT
7 1 (1.33%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Git
2 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.67%) Subversion
3 4 (5.33%) JIRA
3 4 (5.33%) Zephyr
4 2 (2.67%) GitLab
4 2 (2.67%) PetaLinux
General
1 23 (30.67%) Electronics
1 23 (30.67%) Manufacturing
2 17 (22.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.00%) Social Skills
4 5 (6.67%) Automotive
4 5 (6.67%) Finance
4 5 (6.67%) Marketing
4 5 (6.67%) Public Sector
4 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.33%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 56 (74.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 48 (64.00%) Senior
3 39 (52.00%) Software Engineer
4 36 (48.00%) Senior Embedded Engineer
5 26 (34.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 26 (34.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 20 (26.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 20 (26.67%) Linux Engineer
6 20 (26.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 15 (20.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 10 (13.33%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 10 (13.33%) Firmware Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) Developer
9 5 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Embedded C Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 2 (2.67%) Backend Developer
12 1 (1.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 1 (1.33%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) Qt
2 5 (6.67%) CSS
2 5 (6.67%) Electron
2 5 (6.67%) HTML
2 5 (6.67%) Node.js
2 5 (6.67%) Svelte
3 4 (5.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (2.67%) POSIX
5 1 (1.33%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 35 (46.67%) Device Driver
2 24 (32.00%) IoT
3 6 (8.00%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (8.00%) FPGA
4 3 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.67%) VHDL
6 1 (1.33%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.33%) State Machine
6 1 (1.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Linux
2 62 (82.67%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (8.00%) FreeRTOS
4 2 (2.67%) Android
4 2 (2.67%) Unix
5 1 (1.33%) Debian
5 1 (1.33%) Fedora
5 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (78.67%) Software Engineering
2 22 (29.33%) Agile
3 21 (28.00%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (26.67%) Device Driver Development
5 17 (22.67%) Embedded Software Development
6 16 (21.33%) OOD
7 13 (17.33%) Linux Kernel Development
8 12 (16.00%) Validation
9 7 (9.33%) SDLC
9 7 (9.33%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.67%) DevOps
10 5 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (6.67%) Front End Development
10 5 (6.67%) Full Stack Development
10 5 (6.67%) MVVM
10 5 (6.67%) OO
10 5 (6.67%) Performance Optimisation
10 5 (6.67%) Programme Management
10 5 (6.67%) User Experience
Programming Languages
1 68 (90.67%) C
2 45 (60.00%) C++
3 13 (17.33%) Python
4 12 (16.00%) Embedded C
5 6 (8.00%) Bash
5 6 (8.00%) C#
6 5 (6.67%) Go
6 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.67%) SQL
7 4 (5.33%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.67%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) HNC
4 1 (1.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) MISRA
2 1 (1.33%) MISRA C
System Software
1 15 (20.00%) Firmware
2 13 (17.33%) Embedded Firmware
3 5 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (6.67%) SAP
2 2 (2.67%) Xilinx
3 1 (1.33%) Renesas