Period
to 19 May 2019

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 6 months to 19 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Linux
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 276 310 312
Rank change year-on-year +34 +2 +28
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 9 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.053% 0.062%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.56% 0.26% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 12
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.82% +37.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £48,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £49,325
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +23.46% -4.71%

Embedded Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,608 1,931 2,082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.71% 20.43% 21.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,245 1,535 1,801
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% -2.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £21,100 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Embedded Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Linux in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 19 May 2019. 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
Birmingham - 4 £37,500 -
Coventry - 2 £32,500 - 1
Embedded Linux
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, IT jobs citing Embedded Linux 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) C
2 7 (77.78%) C++
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (55.56%) Validation
4 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
4 4 (44.44%) Video Processing
4 4 (44.44%) OpenEmbedded
4 4 (44.44%) Yocto
5 3 (33.33%) FMEA
5 3 (33.33%) HAZOP
5 3 (33.33%) TargetLink
5 3 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Automotive
5 3 (33.33%) Requirements Management
5 3 (33.33%) Yourdon
5 3 (33.33%) MKS
5 3 (33.33%) Electronics
5 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) OpenGL
5 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (33.33%) MathWorks
5 3 (33.33%) Simulink
5 3 (33.33%) Stateflow
5 3 (33.33%) C#

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 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (33.33%) Simulink
2 3 (33.33%) Stateflow
2 3 (33.33%) TargetLink
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) ADSL
1 2 (22.22%) Broadband
1 2 (22.22%) VDSL
1 2 (22.22%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 3 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Automotive
1 3 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (22.22%) Publishing
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Embedded Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) OpenEmbedded
1 4 (44.44%) Yocto
2 3 (33.33%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Validation
3 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 4 (44.44%) Video Processing
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) FMEA
4 3 (33.33%) Requirements Management
4 3 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (33.33%) Yourdon
5 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C
1 7 (77.78%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) HNC
2 2 (22.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) HAZOP
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) MathWorks
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) MKS