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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 6 7 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 14 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 27.45% 27.12% 13.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.87% 47.06% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 6
Average salary £45,000 £37,750 £37,247
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.20% +1.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £40,995
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,568
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.47%
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
23 34 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 45.10% 57.63% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 7
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,995 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 28 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Dundee

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 12 (63.16%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (52.63%) TDD
3 10 (52.63%) MySQL
4 9 (47.37%) XML
4 9 (47.37%) Spring
4 9 (47.37%) MVC
4 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
4 9 (47.37%) Java EE
4 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (42.11%) Spring MVC
5 8 (42.11%) Web Application Development
5 8 (42.11%) Maven
5 8 (42.11%) Web Services
6 7 (36.84%) Games
6 7 (36.84%) Game Development
7 6 (31.58%) Firmware
7 6 (31.58%) C
8 4 (21.05%) Windows
8 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
8 4 (21.05%) Android
8 4 (21.05%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (21.05%) SDLC
9 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
9 3 (15.79%) Atmel
9 3 (15.79%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (15.79%) C++
9 3 (15.79%) SQL
9 3 (15.79%) Embedded C

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (5.26%) nginx
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.26%) VLAN
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) MySQL
2 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.53%) SQLite
4 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Maven
2 2 (10.53%) WinDbg
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 7 (36.84%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Java Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Firmware Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Systems Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Firmware Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Test Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) XML
1 9 (47.37%) Spring
1 9 (47.37%) Java EE
2 8 (42.11%) Spring MVC
2 8 (42.11%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) Qt
4 1 (5.26%) Ajax
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Android
2 3 (15.79%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (10.53%) OpenWrt
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (52.63%) TDD
3 9 (47.37%) MVC
3 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (42.11%) Web Application Development
5 7 (36.84%) Game Development
6 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
6 4 (21.05%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Validation
8 1 (5.26%) Mobile Development
8 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.26%) Scrum
8 1 (5.26%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) C
3 3 (15.79%) C++
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Embedded C
3 3 (15.79%) Embedded C++
4 2 (10.53%) Assembly Language
5 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
1 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Firmware
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Samba
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Atmel
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft