The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 4 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 11 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 20.75% 27.03% 7.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.75% 52.63% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 3
Median salary £29,500 £35,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.90% +12.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £32,000 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £43,000 £38,300
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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 Fife region.

Operating Systems Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 30.19% 51.35% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 9
Median salary £32,500 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,200 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

The demand trend of job ads across the Fife region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Linux
Salary Trend in Fife

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

Linux Salary Trend in Fife

Linux
Salary Histogram in Fife

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Fife region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Fife

Linux
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Fife region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline -4 3 £40,000 +25.00%
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Fife region with a requirement for Linux.

1 7 (53.85%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 3 (23.08%) Perl
4 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) ISEB
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (15.38%) QA
5 2 (15.38%) Selenium
5 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Robot Framework
5 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.69%) RS-232
6 1 (7.69%) RS-485
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
6 1 (7.69%) CentOS
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Multithreading

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Fife 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) RS-232
2 1 (7.69%) RS-485
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Robot Framework
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Support
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Verification Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Verification Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
1 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Embedded Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
1 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 3 (23.08%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
1 1 (7.69%) VMware