The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 47 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.21% 6.97% 5.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% 16.39% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 12
Average salary £30,000 £48,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.14% +55.20%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
90 122 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 33.21% 42.51% 30.85%
Number of salaries quoted 85 116 61
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
Bedfordshire

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Linux
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Linux Salary Trend in Bedford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
1 9 (81.82%) Computer Science
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) EJB
2 6 (54.55%) JSP
2 6 (54.55%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) Sun Certification
3 5 (45.45%) JBoss
3 5 (45.45%) Sun
3 5 (45.45%) Struts
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) JUnit
3 5 (45.45%) J2EE
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Ajax
3 5 (45.45%) jQuery
3 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Web Development
3 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) UNIX
5 2 (18.18%) Apache
5 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
5 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 2 (18.18%) RHCE
5 2 (18.18%) C-shell

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
1 2 (18.18%) Mule
2 1 (9.09%) ColdFusion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) GSM
1 1 (9.09%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQLite
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) JUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Java Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) J2EE Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Build and Release Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Release Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) EJB
1 6 (54.55%) JSP
1 6 (54.55%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) Struts
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 5 (45.45%) J2EE
2 5 (45.45%) Ajax
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (9.09%) XHTML
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) Servlets
3 1 (9.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Android Development
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 2 (18.18%) C-shell
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) Sun Certification
3 2 (18.18%) RHCE
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Squid
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) JBoss
1 5 (45.45%) Sun
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle