The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 11 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 16.67% 25.00% 32.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.74% 45.71% 67.65%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 20
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
Linux
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dundee region.

Operating Systems Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
27 35 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 40.91% 54.69% 48.57%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 30
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,995 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Dundee region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Linux
Salary Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Dundee region.

Linux Salary Trend in Dundee

Linux
Salary Histogram in Dundee

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Dundee region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Dundee

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dundee region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 17 (73.91%) Java
2 14 (60.87%) MySQL
2 14 (60.87%) TDD
2 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (60.87%) Relational Database
3 13 (56.52%) Spring
3 13 (56.52%) Java EE
3 13 (56.52%) XML
4 12 (52.17%) MVC
4 12 (52.17%) Spring MVC
4 12 (52.17%) Maven
4 12 (52.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (52.17%) Web Application Development
5 10 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (43.48%) Web Services
6 8 (34.78%) Games
6 8 (34.78%) Game Development
7 6 (26.09%) Firmware
7 6 (26.09%) SQL
7 6 (26.09%) Windows
7 6 (26.09%) C
8 5 (21.74%) OpenWrt
9 4 (17.39%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (17.39%) C++
10 3 (13.04%) Oracle
10 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
10 3 (13.04%) AIX
10 3 (13.04%) Solaris
10 3 (13.04%) UNIX
10 3 (13.04%) LDAP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dundee region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) MySQL
1 14 (60.87%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Maven
2 2 (8.70%) WinDbg
General
1 8 (34.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Java Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Firmware Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Integration Specialist
5 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Firmware Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) XML
1 13 (56.52%) Spring
1 13 (56.52%) Java EE
2 12 (52.17%) Spring MVC
3 10 (43.48%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) Qt
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) OpenWrt
3 3 (13.04%) UNIX
3 3 (13.04%) AIX
3 3 (13.04%) Solaris
3 3 (13.04%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) TDD
1 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (52.17%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (52.17%) Web Application Development
2 12 (52.17%) MVC
3 8 (34.78%) Game Development
4 3 (13.04%) B2B
4 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.04%) SDLC
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Validation
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Refactoring
6 1 (4.35%) OOP
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) C
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) C++
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded C
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++
5 2 (8.70%) Assembly Language
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
1 3 (13.04%) IBM
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.04%) Atmel
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