The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank - 91 98
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.72% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £34,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.26%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Ubuntu
East of England

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

Operating Systems Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
218 278 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.44% 27.91% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 207 266 269
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,852 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Ubuntu Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Ubuntu
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Ubuntu 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 Ubuntu.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) SQLite
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Ubuntu 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 Ubuntu. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQLite
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle