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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 12 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 50 42 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 17.06% 14.74% 6.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.63% 34.15% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 49 38 23
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
95 123 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 32.42% 43.16% 30.79%
Number of salaries quoted 90 109 118
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bath

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 62 (65.26%) MySQL
2 58 (61.05%) Apache
3 51 (53.68%) PHP
4 41 (43.16%) CSS
4 41 (43.16%) Git (software)
5 40 (42.11%) HTML
6 37 (38.95%) Windows
7 35 (36.84%) Ajax
8 34 (35.79%) Degree
9 33 (34.74%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (32.63%) JavaScript
11 30 (31.58%) jQuery
12 27 (28.42%) JSON
13 26 (27.37%) Software Engineering
14 22 (23.16%) LAMP
14 22 (23.16%) Scrum
14 22 (23.16%) PHPUnit
15 21 (22.11%) PHP5
15 21 (22.11%) PEAR
16 20 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (21.05%) OOP
17 19 (20.00%) Bugzilla
17 19 (20.00%) Trac
17 19 (20.00%) Web Application Development
18 17 (17.89%) SQL
19 16 (16.84%) Perl
19 16 (16.84%) Java
19 16 (16.84%) Red Hat
19 16 (16.84%) Puppet
19 16 (16.84%) Symfony

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 58 (61.05%) Apache
2 14 (14.74%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.21%) IIS
4 3 (3.16%) nginx
5 2 (2.11%) lighttpd
5 2 (2.11%) Gunicorn
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.05%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.05%) Lync
6 1 (1.05%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.58%) Internet
2 9 (9.47%) VoIP
3 3 (3.16%) DNS
4 2 (2.11%) HTTP
4 2 (2.11%) VPN
4 2 (2.11%) OSPF
4 2 (2.11%) BGP
4 2 (2.11%) Firewall
4 2 (2.11%) VLAN
4 2 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.11%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (65.26%) MySQL
2 6 (6.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.32%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.26%) SQLite
3 5 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.16%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.05%) Redis
6 1 (1.05%) Riak
Development Applications
1 41 (43.16%) Git (software)
2 22 (23.16%) PHPUnit
3 21 (22.11%) PEAR
4 19 (20.00%) Bugzilla
4 19 (20.00%) Trac
5 13 (13.68%) Subversion
6 9 (9.47%) Jenkins
7 5 (5.26%) Visual Studio
7 5 (5.26%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.16%) JIRA
9 1 (1.05%) Grunt
General
1 4 (4.21%) Advertising
2 3 (3.16%) Retail
2 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (62.11%) Developer
2 42 (44.21%) PHP Developer
3 19 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 16 (16.84%) Software Developer
5 9 (9.47%) Graduate
5 9 (9.47%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.42%) Graduate Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Graduate PHP Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Applications Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Software Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Build Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Software Programmer
9 5 (5.26%) Programmer
9 5 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.26%) C++ Developer
9 5 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) C++ Programmer
9 5 (5.26%) C++ Software Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (43.16%) CSS
2 40 (42.11%) HTML
3 35 (36.84%) Ajax
4 30 (31.58%) jQuery
5 27 (28.42%) JSON
6 22 (23.16%) LAMP
7 16 (16.84%) Symfony
8 14 (14.74%) Web Services
8 14 (14.74%) XML
9 13 (13.68%) CakePHP
10 11 (11.58%) RESTful
11 10 (10.53%) REST
12 5 (5.26%) AngularJS
12 5 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (4.21%) Flask
13 4 (4.21%) Leaflet
13 4 (4.21%) Django
13 4 (4.21%) .NET
14 3 (3.16%) J2EE
14 3 (3.16%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.58%) Clustering
3 5 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.26%) Open Source
4 2 (2.11%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (2.11%) User Experience
4 2 (2.11%) Wiki
4 2 (2.11%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.11%) GIS
4 2 (2.11%) Replication
5 1 (1.05%) Physics
5 1 (1.05%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 37 (38.95%) Windows
2 14 (14.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (10.53%) CentOS
4 8 (8.42%) UNIX
5 5 (5.26%) Solaris
6 4 (4.21%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.16%) Android
8 2 (2.11%) Debian
8 2 (2.11%) HPUX
9 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.74%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (27.37%) Software Engineering
3 22 (23.16%) Scrum
4 20 (21.05%) OOP
5 19 (20.00%) Web Application Development
6 15 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 13 (13.68%) Unit Testing
8 12 (12.63%) DevOps
9 11 (11.58%) E-Commerce
9 11 (11.58%) Configuration Management
10 10 (10.53%) OO
10 10 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (8.42%) Release Management
11 8 (8.42%) MVC
11 8 (8.42%) OO PHP
11 8 (8.42%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (7.37%) TDD
13 6 (6.32%) ITIL
14 5 (5.26%) Image Processing
15 4 (4.21%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 51 (53.68%) PHP
2 31 (32.63%) JavaScript
3 21 (22.11%) PHP5
4 17 (17.89%) SQL
5 16 (16.84%) Perl
5 16 (16.84%) Java
6 10 (10.53%) C
7 9 (9.47%) Bash Shell
8 8 (8.42%) Python
8 8 (8.42%) Shell Script
8 8 (8.42%) Objective-C
9 7 (7.37%) C++
10 6 (6.32%) C#
10 6 (6.32%) Ruby
11 4 (4.21%) TypeScript
11 4 (4.21%) PowerShell
12 3 (3.16%) Embedded C
12 3 (3.16%) VB
13 2 (2.11%) Dart
13 2 (2.11%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 34 (35.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.42%) VirtualBox
3 2 (2.11%) NFS
3 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.11%) Postfix
3 2 (2.11%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 16 (16.84%) Puppet
2 11 (11.58%) Nagios
3 7 (7.37%) SCCM
4 6 (6.32%) Munin
4 6 (6.32%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.16%) Graphite
5 3 (3.16%) SCOM
6 2 (2.11%) Cobbler
6 2 (2.11%) Cacti
6 2 (2.11%) SmokePing
6 2 (2.11%) Icinga
7 1 (1.05%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.05%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.05%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (16.84%) Red Hat
2 15 (15.79%) VMware
3 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.26%) Cisco
4 5 (5.26%) Google
4 5 (5.26%) Facebook
4 5 (5.26%) Twitter
5 3 (3.16%) Zend
5 3 (3.16%) HP
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle
7 1 (1.05%) IBM
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