The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Embedded Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Linux
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 160 154
Rank change year-on-year +23 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 12 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.50% 0.035% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.56% 0.15% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Median salary £47,500 £60,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +54.83%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  

Embedded 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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 469 650 699
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 19.70% 22.62% 22.25%
Number of salaries quoted 273 381 415
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Embedded Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Linux 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 in Scotland.

Salary trend for Embedded Linux in Scotland

Embedded Linux
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +29 10 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Edinburgh - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £42,500 -
Embedded Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT jobs citing Embedded 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 15 (100.00%) C
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) Device Driver Development
2 7 (46.67%) Device Driver
3 4 (26.67%) Embedded C
4 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (20.00%) VHDL
4 3 (20.00%) Verilog
4 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (20.00%) Yocto
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (13.33%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Music Industry
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) Bluetooth
5 2 (13.33%) VxWorks
5 2 (13.33%) Electronics
6 1 (6.67%) QNX
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
6 1 (6.67%) C#
6 1 (6.67%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) HTML

Embedded Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (13.33%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Software Engineer
2 11 (73.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 11 (73.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) C Software Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) Kernel Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) Kernel Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Embedded Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Kernel Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Linux Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Yocto
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Device Driver
2 3 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (20.00%) Verilog
2 3 (20.00%) VHDL
3 1 (6.67%) Arduino
3 1 (6.67%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) VxWorks
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) Device Driver Development
3 3 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Kernel Development
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C
2 4 (26.67%) Embedded C
3 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
4 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Freescale
1 1 (6.67%) QNX
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