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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 3 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 13.04% 25.00% 10.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 46.88% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 3
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +16.92%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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 32 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 39.13% 53.33% 29.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 8
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £22,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (61.54%) Firmware
2 7 (53.85%) C
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
4 5 (38.46%) Android
5 4 (30.77%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (30.77%) C++
5 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
6 3 (23.08%) Qt
6 3 (23.08%) Atmel
6 3 (23.08%) SQLite
6 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (23.08%) OpenWrt
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) MySQL
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) Embedded C
6 3 (23.08%) Embedded C++
6 3 (23.08%) MVC
6 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
6 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (23.08%) TDD
7 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Spring
7 2 (15.38%) Maven
7 2 (15.38%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Java EE

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) VLAN
1 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
1 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (23.08%) SQLite
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Maven
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
1 2 (15.38%) WinDbg
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (15.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Test Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Firmware Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Systems Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Qt
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) Java EE
2 2 (15.38%) Spring MVC
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) GIS
3 1 (7.69%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Android
2 4 (30.77%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
4 2 (15.38%) Game Development
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Embedded C
4 3 (23.08%) Embedded C++
5 2 (15.38%) Assembly Language
6 1 (7.69%) Ruby
6 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) PHP
6 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Firmware
2 1 (7.69%) Samba
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.69%) NFS
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Atmel
2 2 (15.38%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
Dundee, Angus
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
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