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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Linux
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 798 570 285
Rank change year-on-year -228 -285 +76
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 68 75 13
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.090% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.51% 1.02% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 17 48 13
10th Percentile £37,500 £45,000 -
25th Percentile £38,750 £48,750 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - -
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile - £68,625 -
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.44% +2.50%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 13,332 7,318 1,867
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 17.65% 17.80% 21.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7,502 5,709 1,624
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £31,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £54,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -3.67% -5.22%
75th Percentile £74,000 £67,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

Embedded Linux
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Embedded Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Embedded Linux trend for jobs with a WFH option

Embedded Linux
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Embedded Linux.

Embedded Linux salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Embedded Linux
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Embedded Linux over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Embedded Linux salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, Embedded Linux job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 68 (100.00%) Linux
2 56 (82.35%) C++
3 41 (60.29%) C
4 40 (58.82%) Software Engineering
5 35 (51.47%) Yocto
6 30 (44.12%) Degree
7 28 (41.18%) Firmware
8 25 (36.76%) Python
9 24 (35.29%) Java
9 24 (35.29%) Electronics
10 22 (32.35%) OO
11 21 (30.88%) UML
12 19 (27.94%) Social Skills
13 18 (26.47%) OOD
13 18 (26.47%) Wireless
14 17 (25.00%) Test Automation
15 16 (23.53%) OOP
16 15 (22.06%) Computer Science Degree
16 15 (22.06%) Wi-Fi
16 15 (22.06%) Computer Science
16 15 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (22.06%) Git (software)
16 15 (22.06%) Embedded Systems
16 15 (22.06%) IoT
17 14 (20.59%) Android
17 14 (20.59%) Self-Motivation
18 13 (19.12%) Device Driver
19 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
19 12 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
19 12 (17.65%) Linux Kernel Development

Embedded Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.41%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.47%) Wireless
2 15 (22.06%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (17.65%) CATAPAN
4 11 (16.18%) Bluetooth
5 10 (14.71%) Internet
5 10 (14.71%) ZigBee
6 6 (8.82%) MQTT
7 5 (7.35%) PPP
7 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
8 4 (5.88%) Broadband
8 4 (5.88%) DLNA
8 4 (5.88%) UPnP
9 1 (1.47%) RS-232
9 1 (1.47%) Wideband
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.24%) GoogleTest
3 5 (7.35%) Bitbucket
3 5 (7.35%) Eclipse
3 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.35%) JIRA
3 5 (7.35%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (7.35%) TestRail
3 5 (7.35%) Valgrind
4 4 (5.88%) GCC
4 4 (5.88%) GDB
4 4 (5.88%) JUnit
4 4 (5.88%) Mockito
5 1 (1.47%) Ant
5 1 (1.47%) CMake
5 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 24 (35.29%) Electronics
2 19 (27.94%) Social Skills
3 10 (14.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 9 (13.24%) Games
5 7 (10.29%) Finance
5 7 (10.29%) Marketing
6 3 (4.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.47%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 30 (44.12%) Software Engineer
2 20 (29.41%) Embedded Engineer
3 18 (26.47%) Developer
3 18 (26.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 16 (23.53%) Embedded Developer
5 15 (22.06%) Linux Developer
6 10 (14.71%) Firmware Engineer
6 10 (14.71%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 8 (11.76%) Embedded Java Engineer
7 8 (11.76%) Java Engineer
8 7 (10.29%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (8.82%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 6 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (7.35%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 5 (7.35%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (7.35%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
10 5 (7.35%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 5 (7.35%) Senior Java Engineer
10 5 (7.35%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 5 (7.35%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (51.47%) Yocto
2 5 (7.35%) JSON
2 5 (7.35%) REST
2 5 (7.35%) Web Services
2 5 (7.35%) XML
3 4 (5.88%) JNI
3 4 (5.88%) Qt
3 4 (5.88%) RESTful
3 4 (5.88%) STL
4 1 (1.47%) HTML
4 1 (1.47%) Kafka
4 1 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Embedded Systems
1 15 (22.06%) IoT
2 14 (20.59%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (19.12%) Device Driver
4 12 (17.65%) Cyber Defence
5 10 (14.71%) Data Centre
5 10 (14.71%) Home Automation
5 10 (14.71%) Smart Home
5 10 (14.71%) Virtual Team
6 7 (10.29%) Robotics
6 7 (10.29%) Video\Live Streaming
7 5 (7.35%) CAN bus
7 5 (7.35%) User Experience
8 4 (5.88%) Digital TV
8 4 (5.88%) MPEG
9 2 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (1.47%) ARM Cortex
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (20.59%) Android
3 7 (10.29%) Unix
4 5 (7.35%) Debian
5 2 (2.94%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 22 (32.35%) OO
3 21 (30.88%) UML
4 18 (26.47%) OOD
5 17 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 16 (23.53%) OOP
7 15 (22.06%) Computer Science
7 15 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (17.65%) Data Encryption
8 12 (17.65%) Deployment Automation
8 12 (17.65%) DevOps
8 12 (17.65%) Linux Kernel Development
9 10 (14.71%) Android Development
9 10 (14.71%) Artificial Intelligence
9 10 (14.71%) Mathematics
9 10 (14.71%) Microservices
9 10 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (14.71%) Software Architecture
9 10 (14.71%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 56 (82.35%) C++
2 41 (60.29%) C
3 25 (36.76%) Python
4 24 (35.29%) Java
5 10 (14.71%) Embedded C
5 10 (14.71%) Embedded C++
6 5 (7.35%) C#
6 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.47%) Go
Qualifications
1 30 (44.12%) Degree
2 15 (22.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.35%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 28 (41.18%) Firmware
2 11 (16.18%) Docker
3 1 (1.47%) Embedded Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Google