The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Linux
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 241 211
Rank change year-on-year +35 -30  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 1 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.021% 0.097% 0.019%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.10% 0.49% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Median salary £41,500 £44,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.68% +20.54%  
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 981 1226 1227
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 20.57% 19.86% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 853 1037 1050
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,638 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Embedded Linux
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Linux in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Embedded Linux in the West Midlands

Embedded Linux
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Worcestershire - 1 £41,500 -
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) Firmware
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) C
3 3 (50.00%) Electronics
3 3 (50.00%) PhD
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (50.00%) Physics
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Yocto
4 2 (33.33%) Freescale
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Android
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) Automotive
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel

Embedded Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) 3G
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (16.67%) RS-232
2 1 (16.67%) RS-485
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Kernel Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Kernel Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Yocto
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (50.00%) Physics
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) Post-Production
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Freescale
2 1 (16.67%) Assembla
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft