Period
to 16 August 2017

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 6 months to 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Linux
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 229 227
Rank change year-on-year +40 -2 +32
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 30 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.56% 0.053% 0.080%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.71% 0.23% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 2
Scotland median annual salary £43,750 £50,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +29.03% -1.90%
10th Percentile £32,125 £39,750 £27,875
90th Percentile £51,250 £58,250 £46,625
UK median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -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 1109 1288 1506
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 20.81% 22.74% 24.06%
Number of salaries quoted 665 763 889
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,450
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Linux in Scotland over the 6 months to 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 16 August 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
Glasgow +31 23 £47,500 -20.83%
Edinburgh +1 3 £35,000 - 2
West Lothian -5 2 - -
Fife - 2 £42,500 -
Embedded Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (93.33%) C
3 26 (86.67%) Software Engineering
4 18 (60.00%) Device Driver Development
4 18 (60.00%) Device Driver
5 4 (13.33%) C++
5 4 (13.33%) Yocto
6 3 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (10.00%) Python
6 3 (10.00%) VHDL
6 3 (10.00%) Verilog
6 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (10.00%) SDLC
6 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (6.67%) Music Industry
7 2 (6.67%) Degree
7 2 (6.67%) Linux Kernel Development
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.67%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Windows
7 2 (6.67%) Bluetooth
7 2 (6.67%) VxWorks
8 1 (3.33%) OO
8 1 (3.33%) JBoss
8 1 (3.33%) MySQL
8 1 (3.33%) STL
8 1 (3.33%) SMS
8 1 (3.33%) VPN

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.33%) SMS
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Music Industry
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 22 (73.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 22 (73.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 18 (60.00%) Linux Engineer
4 17 (56.67%) C Software Engineer
4 17 (56.67%) Embedded C Engineer
4 17 (56.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 17 (56.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 17 (56.67%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 17 (56.67%) Kernel Engineer
4 17 (56.67%) Kernel Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Embedded Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Linux Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C/C++ Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C/C++ Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C++ Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Kernel Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Yocto
2 1 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (3.33%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (60.00%) Device Driver
2 3 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (10.00%) Verilog
2 3 (10.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) VxWorks
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 18 (60.00%) Device Driver Development
3 3 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (10.00%) SDLC
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Kernel Development
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (3.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) C
2 4 (13.33%) C++
3 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++
4 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Red Hat