The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Altrincham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 6 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Permanent jobs citing Linux 13 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 17.11% 20.43% 10.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.00% 57.58% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 16
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
Linux
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Altrincham region.

Operating Systems Category
Altrincham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25 33 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 32.89% 35.48% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 40
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Altrincham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

Linux
Salary Trend in Altrincham

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

Linux Salary Trend in Altrincham

Linux
Salary Histogram in Altrincham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Altrincham region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Altrincham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Altrincham region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 15 (93.75%) HTML
1 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
1 15 (93.75%) CSS
1 15 (93.75%) jQuery
2 9 (56.25%) XHTML
2 9 (56.25%) W3C
2 9 (56.25%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (56.25%) Internet
2 9 (56.25%) PHP
2 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) CMS
2 9 (56.25%) Web Design
2 9 (56.25%) Marketing
2 9 (56.25%) Web Development
2 9 (56.25%) Web Marketing
2 9 (56.25%) User Experience
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) OOP
4 6 (37.50%) OO
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
4 6 (37.50%) MySQL
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 6 (37.50%) Ajax
4 6 (37.50%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 5 (31.25%) MVC
5 5 (31.25%) JIRA
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Altrincham region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (56.25%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) MySQL
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
1 9 (56.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Web Developer
3 9 (56.25%) PHP Developer
3 9 (56.25%) PHP Web Developer
4 5 (31.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
4 5 (31.25%) C# Developer
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Senior C# Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) HTML
1 15 (93.75%) CSS
1 15 (93.75%) jQuery
2 9 (56.25%) XHTML
3 6 (37.50%) Ajax
3 6 (37.50%) .NET
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) W3C
1 9 (56.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Web Design
1 9 (56.25%) Web Development
1 9 (56.25%) Web Marketing
2 6 (37.50%) OOP
2 6 (37.50%) OO
3 5 (31.25%) MVC
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) PHP
3 6 (37.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Salesforce.com