Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland > Fife
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 1 11
Rank change year-on-year -13 +10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 4.26% 31.25% 13.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 62.50% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 20 9
Fife median annual salary £24,000 £40,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +35.59% -15.71%
10th Percentile £22,000 £24,375 £22,850
90th Percentile £26,000 £47,750 £43,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,625
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.54% -3.27%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Fife
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 14 32 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 29.79% 50.00% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5 26 17
Fife median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% +20.63% -11.27%
10th Percentile £24,500 £19,000 £22,450
90th Percentile £51,750 £47,500 £43,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Fife region with a requirement for Linux.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SOLID
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver Development
2 1 (50.00%) Domain Models
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C/C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate C C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate C Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver Development
1 1 (50.00%) Domain Models
1 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Degree