The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Livingston region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
West Lothian / Livingston
Rank 1 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 38.10% 4.17% 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +40.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £45,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £32,400
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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

Operating Systems Category
Livingston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 38.10% 8.33% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 6
Median salary £42,500 £25,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

Linux
Salary Trend in Livingston

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

Linux Salary Trend in Livingston

Linux
Salary Histogram in Livingston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Livingston region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Livingston

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Livingston region with a requirement for Linux.

1 9 (69.23%) C
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) C++
3 6 (46.15%) UML
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) Electronics
5 4 (30.77%) Firmware
5 4 (30.77%) Python
6 2 (15.38%) Selenium
6 2 (15.38%) OOD
6 2 (15.38%) OO
7 1 (7.69%) Delphi
7 1 (7.69%) Java
7 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.69%) SQL
7 1 (7.69%) SOA
7 1 (7.69%) Bluetooth
7 1 (7.69%) HTTP
7 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
7 1 (7.69%) HP
7 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
7 1 (7.69%) Firewall
7 1 (7.69%) Internet
7 1 (7.69%) MOM
7 1 (7.69%) Middleware
7 1 (7.69%) Workflow
7 1 (7.69%) Finance

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Bluetooth
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) MQTT
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
General
1 5 (38.46%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Embedded C Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Arduino
1 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.69%) Internet of Things
1 1 (7.69%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
1 6 (46.15%) UML
2 2 (15.38%) OO
2 2 (15.38%) OOD
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Microservices
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C
2 7 (53.85%) C++
3 6 (46.15%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
5 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) Delphi
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Firmware
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) MOM
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) VMware