The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 162 159 138
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 4 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.032% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.44% 0.13% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 12
Average salary £35,000 - £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +15.00%
Embedded Linux
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
902 799 945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.10% 25.39% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 537 478 592
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 24 October 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 -11 3 - -
West Lothian - 1 £35,000 -
Embedded Linux
UK

Embedded Linux
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) CGI
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (20.00%) Firmware
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) VxWorks
4 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) VxWorks
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware