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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 15 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +20
Permanent jobs citing Linux 40 75 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 13.89% 17.08% 4.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.83% 46.30% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 38 68 15
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £21,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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
103 162 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 35.76% 36.90% 22.99%
Number of salaries quoted 90 148 85
Average salary £36,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,000 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bath

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 64 (71.11%) MySQL
2 57 (63.33%) Apache
3 56 (62.22%) PHP
4 43 (47.78%) Git (software)
5 36 (40.00%) Ajax
5 36 (40.00%) CSS
6 34 (37.78%) HTML
7 31 (34.44%) JavaScript
8 30 (33.33%) Windows
9 29 (32.22%) Degree
10 28 (31.11%) JSON
11 25 (27.78%) LAMP
12 24 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (26.67%) OOP
13 23 (25.56%) jQuery
14 22 (24.44%) PHP5
14 22 (24.44%) Perl
15 21 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 20 (22.22%) Software Engineering
17 19 (21.11%) Puppet
17 19 (21.11%) PHPUnit
18 17 (18.89%) REST
18 17 (18.89%) Scrum
19 16 (17.78%) Bugzilla
19 16 (17.78%) PEAR
19 16 (17.78%) Web Application Development
19 16 (17.78%) Trac
19 16 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
20 15 (16.67%) VMware
20 15 (16.67%) Red Hat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 57 (63.33%) Apache
2 9 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.22%) lighttpd
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) SAN
1 7 (7.78%) Internet
2 6 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.67%) IPsec
2 6 (6.67%) SSL
2 6 (6.67%) NAS
3 5 (5.56%) VoIP
4 3 (3.33%) HTTP
4 3 (3.33%) DNS
5 2 (2.22%) VLAN
5 2 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.22%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.22%) VPN
5 2 (2.22%) OSPF
5 2 (2.22%) BGP
5 2 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (71.11%) MySQL
2 11 (12.22%) SQLite
2 11 (12.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.22%) CouchDB
5 2 (2.22%) Redis
5 2 (2.22%) Riak
Development Applications
1 43 (47.78%) Git (software)
2 19 (21.11%) PHPUnit
3 16 (17.78%) PEAR
3 16 (17.78%) Bugzilla
3 16 (17.78%) Trac
4 11 (12.22%) Subversion
5 6 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.33%) JIRA
6 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.33%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (3.33%) Advertising
2 2 (2.22%) Retail
2 2 (2.22%) Marketing
2 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 56 (62.22%) Developer
2 48 (53.33%) PHP Developer
3 24 (26.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 10 (11.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 10 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 9 (10.00%) Graduate
6 8 (8.89%) Graduate Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Junior
6 8 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (8.89%) Applications Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Administrator
7 7 (7.78%) Junior Developer
7 7 (7.78%) Graduate PHP Developer
7 7 (7.78%) Junior PHP Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Linux Administrator
10 4 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (40.00%) CSS
1 36 (40.00%) Ajax
2 34 (37.78%) HTML
3 28 (31.11%) JSON
4 25 (27.78%) LAMP
5 23 (25.56%) jQuery
6 17 (18.89%) REST
7 11 (12.22%) Symfony
8 10 (11.11%) RESTful
8 10 (11.11%) Web Services
9 9 (10.00%) XML
10 8 (8.89%) CakePHP
11 6 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (3.33%) Laravel
12 3 (3.33%) STL
12 3 (3.33%) .NET
12 3 (3.33%) Smarty
12 3 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 3 (3.33%) CodeIgniter
13 2 (2.22%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.89%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.78%) Clustering
4 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.22%) Wiki
5 2 (2.22%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (2.22%) User Experience
5 2 (2.22%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.11%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 30 (33.33%) Windows
2 21 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (13.33%) CentOS
4 8 (8.89%) UNIX
5 4 (4.44%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.33%) Solaris
7 2 (2.22%) HPUX
7 2 (2.22%) Android
7 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.67%) OOP
1 24 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 17 (18.89%) Scrum
4 16 (17.78%) Web Application Development
5 14 (15.56%) OO
5 14 (15.56%) OO PHP
6 12 (13.33%) DevOps
6 12 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 9 (10.00%) MVC
7 9 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 9 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 8 (8.89%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.67%) Release Management
10 5 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (4.44%) Time Management
11 4 (4.44%) Business Development
12 3 (3.33%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (62.22%) PHP
2 31 (34.44%) JavaScript
3 22 (24.44%) Perl
3 22 (24.44%) PHP5
4 14 (15.56%) Objective-C
5 10 (11.11%) C
6 9 (10.00%) SQL
7 8 (8.89%) Ruby
7 8 (8.89%) Java
7 8 (8.89%) Bash Shell
8 7 (7.78%) Python
9 6 (6.67%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.44%) C#
10 4 (4.44%) C++
11 3 (3.33%) Embedded C
12 2 (2.22%) PHP4
12 2 (2.22%) Erlang
13 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (32.22%) Degree
2 3 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.67%) VirtualBox
3 3 (3.33%) vCloud
3 3 (3.33%) vSphere
4 2 (2.22%) NFS
4 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.22%) Postfix
4 2 (2.22%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 19 (21.11%) Puppet
2 9 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (7.78%) Nagios
4 5 (5.56%) Munin
5 4 (4.44%) Zenoss
5 4 (4.44%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.22%) Cacti
6 2 (2.22%) SCCM
6 2 (2.22%) Cobbler
6 2 (2.22%) SmokePing
6 2 (2.22%) Icinga
6 2 (2.22%) Graphite
Vendors
1 15 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 15 (16.67%) VMware
2 11 (12.22%) Google
2 11 (12.22%) Facebook
2 11 (12.22%) Twitter
3 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.67%) HP
5 3 (3.33%) Zend
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle
6 2 (2.22%) Cisco
7 1 (1.11%) IBM
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