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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 8 12 1
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Barnsley 13.89% 5.71% 33.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.56% 33.33% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -23.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £31,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £39,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Barnsley 25.00% 17.14% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 4
Average salary £37,000 £23,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.86% -52.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £22,900 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £49,300 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Barnsley

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Barnsley region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Barnsley

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Barnsley

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 13 (65.00%) C
1 13 (65.00%) C#
1 13 (65.00%) C++
1 13 (65.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) Embedded C
2 12 (60.00%) Automotive
2 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (60.00%) Qt
3 11 (55.00%) Firmware
4 10 (50.00%) Embedded C++
4 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 10 (50.00%) JTAG
4 10 (50.00%) Freescale
5 9 (45.00%) Windows
6 8 (40.00%) Degree
7 6 (30.00%) SQL
7 6 (30.00%) Modbus
7 6 (30.00%) Profibus
8 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
8 5 (25.00%) ERP
8 5 (25.00%) Wireless
9 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (20.00%) Bluetooth
9 4 (20.00%) Telematics
10 3 (15.00%) Windows CE
11 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
11 2 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
11 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
12 1 (5.00%) IBM

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Barnsley by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (5.00%) Drupal
1 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 6 (30.00%) Modbus
2 6 (30.00%) Profibus
3 5 (25.00%) Wireless
4 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (20.00%) Bluetooth
5 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (60.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 10 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) Qt
3 1 (5.00%) WinForms
3 1 (5.00%) WPF
3 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Telematics
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows CE
3 1 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (5.00%) Web Design
5 1 (5.00%) MVVM
5 1 (5.00%) UML
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) C
1 13 (65.00%) C#
1 13 (65.00%) C++
2 12 (60.00%) Embedded C
3 10 (50.00%) Embedded C++
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Firmware
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Freescale
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) McAfee
2 1 (5.00%) Websense
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Avaya
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) Apple
2 1 (5.00%) Veeam
2 1 (5.00%) ProCurve