The first table below looks at the demand for Embedded Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 169 159 151
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 1 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.027% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.11% 0.59% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% +34.54%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
906 851 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.66% 26.32% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 556 565 535
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Embedded Linux
UK

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Embedded Linux
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Embedded Linux Salary Trend in Scotland

Embedded Linux
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -20 1 £42,500 +18.05%
Embedded Linux
UK

Embedded Linux
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) CGI
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Qt
3 1 (33.33%) GDB
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) GDB
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CGI
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl