Period
to 3 April 2020

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 3 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Linux
UK > Scotland
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 181 221 231
Rank change year-on-year +40 +10 -33
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Linux 9 2 4
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.23% 0.038% 0.070%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.12% 0.20% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Median annual salary £52,500 £43,250 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.39% +2.98% +12.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,025 £38,200
90th Percentile £58,500 £47,075 £45,600
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +25.00%

Embedded 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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 804 1,019 1,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.77% 19.47% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 500 698 648
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,439 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.04% +10.23% -7.23%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,875 £57,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.51%

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Linux in Scotland

Embedded Linux
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Embedded Linux in Scotland.

Salary trend for Embedded Linux in Scotland

Embedded Linux
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Embedded Linux in Scotland over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

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 3 April 2020. 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
Edinburgh +31 5 - -
West Lothian - 3 £55,000 -
Lothian - 1 £45,000 -
Embedded Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, IT jobs citing Embedded 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 9 (100.00%) C
1 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) 802.1X
2 5 (55.56%) OpenWrt
2 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
2 5 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (55.56%) WPA
2 5 (55.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (55.56%) Subversion
2 5 (55.56%) Perl
2 5 (55.56%) Firmware
2 5 (55.56%) 802.11
2 5 (55.56%) ASIC
2 5 (55.56%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded C
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded C++
4 2 (22.22%) Device Driver Development
4 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Device Driver
4 2 (22.22%) Electronics
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Intel
4 2 (22.22%) Java

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 5 (55.56%) 802.11
1 5 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (55.56%) WPA
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded C Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Java Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Java Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) ASIC
1 5 (55.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (22.22%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) OpenWrt
3 2 (22.22%) VxWorks
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Device Driver Development
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
2 5 (55.56%) Perl
2 5 (55.56%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded C
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded C++
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Intel