Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland > Fife
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 12 10
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 18.75% 14.12% 13.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.23% 54.55% 61.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 13
Fife median annual salary £33,500 £29,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.56% -7.81% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,850 £26,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £43,550
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -1.16% +7.50%

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Fife
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 13 22 21
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 27.08% 25.88% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 18
Fife median annual salary £33,750 £29,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.41% -7.81% -1.54%
10th Percentile £25,500 £18,300 £26,050
90th Percentile £47,500 £43,250 £45,250
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Fife.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Fife

Linux
Salary Trend in Fife

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

Salary trend for Linux in Fife

Linux
Salary Histogram in Fife

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Fife over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux 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 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +9 8 £36,250 -9.38%
Linux
Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Fife region with a requirement for Linux.

1 8 (88.89%) C
2 6 (66.67%) Python
3 5 (55.56%) C++
4 4 (44.44%) APACS
5 3 (33.33%) XAML
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) WPF
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) RESTful
5 3 (33.33%) Validation
6 2 (22.22%) SDLC
6 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 2 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (11.11%) QA
7 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (11.11%) SMS
7 1 (11.11%) EMV
7 1 (11.11%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 1 (11.11%) QA Automation
7 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

Linux
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SMS
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) C Developer
1 2 (22.22%) C/C++ Developer
1 2 (22.22%) C/C++ Software Developer
1 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
1 2 (22.22%) C++ Software Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Senior C Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Senior C++ Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Software Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Test Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Developer
2 1 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Embedded C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) RESTful
1 3 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) APACS
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (11.11%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 3 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) QA Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C
2 6 (66.67%) Python
3 5 (55.56%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA