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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 14 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Barnsley 2.44% 2.78% 36.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 11.11% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Average salary £24,000 - £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Linux
South Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Barnsley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Barnsley 21.95% 25.00% 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 8
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -30.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Barnsley

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Barnsley

Linux
Salary Trend in Barnsley

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

Linux Salary Trend in Barnsley

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Barnsley

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Barnsley 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Telematics
2 3 (50.00%) Qt
2 3 (50.00%) Automotive
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Windows CE
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Freescale

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Barnsley by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Barnsley 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 1 (16.67%) Drupal
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) Qt
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Telematics
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Freescale