The table below looks at the statistics for POSIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited POSIX over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX)
Rank - - 220
Permanent jobs citing POSIX 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
POSIX
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1519 1870 2303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.30% 33.07% 39.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1278 1693 2044
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

POSIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing POSIX across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

POSIX Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

POSIX
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

POSIX Salary Trend in Berkshire

POSIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing POSIX 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 POSIX.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Debian
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) GNU Toolchain
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) PBX
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) SNMP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) RTCP
4 1 (25.00%) RTP
4 1 (25.00%) Q.931
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Qt
4 1 (25.00%) uClinux

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing POSIX 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 POSIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) PBX
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) SNMP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) RTCP
1 1 (25.00%) RTP
1 1 (25.00%) Q.931
1 1 (25.00%) IGMP
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Design Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) Qt
1 1 (25.00%) GTK+
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) FreeSWITCH
1 1 (25.00%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Debian
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (25.00%) uClinux
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) AWK
3 1 (25.00%) sed