Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Livingston 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Lothian > Livingston
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 5 13
Rank change year-on-year -15 +8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 3.03% 23.64% 7.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.76% 65.00% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 4
Livingston median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -12.82% +54.76%
10th Percentile £35,250 £32,000 £37,250
90th Percentile £44,750 £50,000 £58,125
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year -5.88% -2.86% +38.89%

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 Livingston with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Livingston
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 17 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 25.76% 36.36% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 12
Livingston median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.06% -16.84% +35.71%
10th Percentile £24,850 £26,825 £30,875
90th Percentile £43,000 £50,000 £53,625
West Lothian median annual salary £36,250 £34,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.07% -23.33% +28.57%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Livingston

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Livingston

Linux
Salary Trend in Livingston

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

Salary trend for Linux in Livingston

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (50.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) RS-232

Linux
Co-occurring 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 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) RS-232
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) ZigBee
General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Instrumentation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Scientific Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
1 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree