The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 108 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.070% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.68% 0.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +15.00%
Embedded 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 Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
441 323 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.40% 22.70% 25.77%
Number of salaries quoted 273 204 198
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,101 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £72,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Embedded Linux
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Embedded Linux Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Embedded Linux
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Embedded 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 Embedded Linux.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) CGI
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Embedded 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 Embedded Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware