Period
to 21 September 2017

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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Yocto Project
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1135 1224 1304
Rank change year-on-year +89 +80 +4
Permanent jobs citing Yocto 34 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.014% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.048% 0.037% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 16
UK median annual salary £41,250 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.58% -10.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £56,750 £42,500 £48,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +6.67%

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 70934 75637 83268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.20% 38.88% 37.95%
Number of salaries quoted 58724 65649 71404
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Yocto in the UK

Yocto
Top 12 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 21 September 2017. 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
UK excluding London +60 33 £40,000 +11.11% 8
England +63 28 £40,000 +11.11% 8
East of England +8 12 £40,000 +11.11%
South West +17 9 £42,500 - 1
Scotland -9 5 £41,250 +17.86%
South East - 5 £40,000 - 4
East Midlands +28 4 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Midlands +16 4 £40,000 +11.11% 1
West Midlands +10 4 £40,000 +11.11%
North of England - 2 £39,250 - 2
North East - 1 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £43,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 September 2017, IT jobs citing Yocto 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 Yocto.

1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (91.18%) Software Engineering
3 29 (85.29%) Embedded Linux
4 22 (64.71%) C++
5 16 (47.06%) C
6 15 (44.12%) Python
7 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
8 10 (29.41%) Electronics
8 10 (29.41%) Device Driver
9 9 (26.47%) Device Driver Development
10 8 (23.53%) Manufacturing
10 8 (23.53%) Bash Shell
11 7 (20.59%) Wireless
11 7 (20.59%) 3G
11 7 (20.59%) OpenVPN
11 7 (20.59%) 4G
11 7 (20.59%) Multithreading
11 7 (20.59%) Multithreaded Programming
12 6 (17.65%) Open Source
12 6 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (17.65%) Degree
13 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
13 5 (14.71%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (14.71%) Marketing
13 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (14.71%) SAP
13 5 (14.71%) Programme Management
13 5 (14.71%) Scrum
13 5 (14.71%) Telecoms

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 7 (20.59%) 3G
1 7 (20.59%) 4G
1 7 (20.59%) OpenVPN
1 7 (20.59%) Wireless
2 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) GoogleTest
2 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.82%) GCC
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (29.41%) Electronics
2 8 (23.53%) Manufacturing
3 5 (14.71%) Automotive
3 5 (14.71%) Finance
3 5 (14.71%) Marketing
3 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 17 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 13 (38.24%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (35.29%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 10 (29.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (23.53%) Developer
5 8 (23.53%) Python Software Engineer
6 7 (20.59%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (14.71%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 4 (11.76%) C++ Developer
8 4 (11.76%) Embedded Developer
8 4 (11.76%) Embedded Software Developer
8 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Architect
9 1 (2.94%) C Software Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Embedded C Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (5.88%) GStreamer
1 2 (5.88%) Qt
1 2 (5.88%) STL
2 1 (2.94%) OpenEmbedded
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Device Driver
2 6 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (8.82%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (8.82%) Verilog
4 3 (8.82%) VHDL
5 1 (2.94%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (85.29%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Software Engineering
2 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) Device Driver Development
4 7 (20.59%) Multithreaded Programming
4 7 (20.59%) Multithreading
5 6 (17.65%) Open Source
6 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (14.71%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (14.71%) Programme Management
6 5 (14.71%) Scrum
7 4 (11.76%) Mathematics
7 4 (11.76%) OO
7 4 (11.76%) Physics
7 4 (11.76%) Software Architecture
7 4 (11.76%) TDD
7 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.82%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (8.82%) Linux Kernel Development
9 1 (2.94%) Feasibility Study
9 1 (2.94%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) C++
2 16 (47.06%) C
3 15 (44.12%) Python
4 8 (23.53%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.82%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Firmware
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) SAP
2 1 (2.94%) Google
2 1 (2.94%) Sony
2 1 (2.94%) Wind River