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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 18 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 39 70 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 13.40% 14.64% 3.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.00% 44.30% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 36 65 13
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +22.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £24,700 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £45,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Linux
Somerset

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

Operating Systems Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
100 158 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 34.36% 33.05% 26.06%
Number of salaries quoted 88 144 86
Average salary £36,000 £30,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Linux
Salary Trend in Bath

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

Linux Salary Trend in Bath

Linux
Salary Histogram in Bath

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

Linux Salary Histogram in Bath

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bath 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 60 (65.22%) MySQL
2 50 (54.35%) PHP
3 46 (50.00%) Apache
4 41 (44.57%) Git (software)
5 33 (35.87%) HTML
5 33 (35.87%) CSS
6 32 (34.78%) Windows
7 31 (33.70%) Ajax
8 27 (29.35%) Degree
9 25 (27.17%) JavaScript
9 25 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (25.00%) JSON
10 23 (25.00%) jQuery
11 21 (22.83%) OOP
12 20 (21.74%) Software Engineering
12 20 (21.74%) Puppet
12 20 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (20.65%) PHPUnit
14 18 (19.57%) LAMP
15 17 (18.48%) Scrum
15 17 (18.48%) PHP5
16 16 (17.39%) PEAR
16 16 (17.39%) Web Application Development
16 16 (17.39%) Trac
16 16 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (17.39%) Bugzilla
17 15 (16.30%) VMware
17 15 (16.30%) Perl
17 15 (16.30%) REST
18 14 (15.22%) Subversion

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bath 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 46 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.26%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.17%) lighttpd
4 2 (2.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.87%) SAN
2 6 (6.52%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.52%) SSL
2 6 (6.52%) IPsec
2 6 (6.52%) NAS
3 5 (5.43%) Firewall
3 5 (5.43%) Internet
4 3 (3.26%) VPN
4 3 (3.26%) DNS
4 3 (3.26%) VoIP
4 3 (3.26%) HTTP
4 3 (3.26%) OSPF
5 2 (2.17%) BGP
5 2 (2.17%) VLAN
5 2 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.17%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.09%) LAN
6 1 (1.09%) WAN
6 1 (1.09%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (65.22%) MySQL
2 8 (8.70%) SQLite
2 8 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (7.61%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (6.52%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.43%) Redis
5 5 (5.43%) Riak
5 5 (5.43%) CouchDB
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (44.57%) Git (software)
2 19 (20.65%) PHPUnit
3 16 (17.39%) PEAR
3 16 (17.39%) Trac
3 16 (17.39%) Bugzilla
4 14 (15.22%) Subversion
5 7 (7.61%) Eclipse
6 6 (6.52%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.35%) JUnit
8 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.26%) JIRA
9 2 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.17%) EasyMock
9 2 (2.17%) Maven
9 2 (2.17%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.17%) Mockito
General
1 5 (5.43%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (1.09%) Advertising
3 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (60.87%) Developer
2 42 (45.65%) PHP Developer
3 21 (22.83%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 11 (11.96%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (11.96%) Administrator
5 10 (10.87%) Software Developer
6 9 (9.78%) Graduate
7 8 (8.70%) Applications Developer
7 8 (8.70%) Junior
7 8 (8.70%) Graduate Developer
8 7 (7.61%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 7 (7.61%) Graduate PHP Developer
8 7 (7.61%) Junior PHP Developer
8 7 (7.61%) Senior Developer
8 7 (7.61%) Junior Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (6.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (6.52%) Senior PHP Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (35.87%) HTML
1 33 (35.87%) CSS
2 31 (33.70%) Ajax
3 23 (25.00%) JSON
3 23 (25.00%) jQuery
4 18 (19.57%) LAMP
5 15 (16.30%) REST
6 12 (13.04%) Web Services
7 11 (11.96%) Symfony
8 8 (8.70%) RESTful
8 8 (8.70%) CakePHP
8 8 (8.70%) XML
9 6 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (4.35%) Hibernate
10 4 (4.35%) Spring
10 4 (4.35%) SOAP
11 3 (3.26%) STL
11 3 (3.26%) CodeIgniter
11 3 (3.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 3 (3.26%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.96%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.43%) Clustering
5 2 (2.17%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.17%) Wiki
5 2 (2.17%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (2.17%) User Experience
6 1 (1.09%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 32 (34.78%) Windows
2 20 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (10.87%) CentOS
4 9 (9.78%) UNIX
5 5 (5.43%) Android
5 5 (5.43%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.35%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.17%) HPUX
7 2 (2.17%) Solaris
8 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.83%) OOP
3 20 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 17 (18.48%) Scrum
5 16 (17.39%) Web Application Development
6 10 (10.87%) Mentoring
6 10 (10.87%) OO PHP
6 10 (10.87%) OO
6 10 (10.87%) Configuration Management
7 9 (9.78%) MVC
8 8 (8.70%) DevOps
9 7 (7.61%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.52%) Release Management
10 6 (6.52%) Analytics
11 5 (5.43%) Functional Programming
11 5 (5.43%) Android Development
11 5 (5.43%) iOS Development
12 4 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (4.35%) Business Development
12 4 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 50 (54.35%) PHP
2 25 (27.17%) JavaScript
3 17 (18.48%) PHP5
4 15 (16.30%) Perl
5 13 (14.13%) SQL
6 10 (10.87%) C
7 9 (9.78%) Java
7 9 (9.78%) Objective-C
8 8 (8.70%) Bash Shell
9 6 (6.52%) Ruby
10 5 (5.43%) Erlang
10 5 (5.43%) Python
11 4 (4.35%) C#
11 4 (4.35%) C++
11 4 (4.35%) Shell Script
12 3 (3.26%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (29.35%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.35%) VirtualBox
3 3 (3.26%) vCloud
3 3 (3.26%) vSphere
4 2 (2.17%) NFS
4 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.17%) Postfix
4 2 (2.17%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 20 (21.74%) Puppet
2 8 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.43%) Nagios
4 4 (4.35%) ZABBIX
4 4 (4.35%) Zenoss
5 3 (3.26%) Munin
6 2 (2.17%) Cobbler
6 2 (2.17%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.17%) Cacti
6 2 (2.17%) SCCM
6 2 (2.17%) SmokePing
6 2 (2.17%) Icinga
6 2 (2.17%) Graphite
Vendors
1 15 (16.30%) VMware
2 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
3 12 (13.04%) Red Hat
4 8 (8.70%) Google
4 8 (8.70%) Facebook
4 8 (8.70%) Twitter
5 6 (6.52%) HP
6 5 (5.43%) Cisco
7 3 (3.26%) Zend
8 2 (2.17%) Oracle
9 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.09%) IBM
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