The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 2.94% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
Oxfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Bicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 32.35% 41.18% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 2
Average salary £24,500 £38,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +20.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bicester

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bicester

Linux
Salary Trend in Bicester

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

Linux Salary Trend in Bicester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bicester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bicester 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 7 (87.50%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (62.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Physics
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Electronics
3 5 (62.50%) C
3 5 (62.50%) Perl
3 5 (62.50%) MS Office
3 5 (62.50%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) Bluetooth
3 5 (62.50%) GPRS
3 5 (62.50%) GSM
3 5 (62.50%) Ethernet
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) Embedded C
3 5 (62.50%) EMC
3 5 (62.50%) 3G
3 5 (62.50%) AutoCAD
3 5 (62.50%) ZigBee
3 5 (62.50%) Telematics
3 5 (62.50%) Product Management
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) PHP
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bicester 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 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) CMS
2 2 (25.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (62.50%) AutoCAD
1 5 (62.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Bluetooth
1 5 (62.50%) GPRS
1 5 (62.50%) GSM
1 5 (62.50%) Ethernet
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
1 5 (62.50%) 3G
1 5 (62.50%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
General
1 5 (62.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Design Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Electronics Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) LAMP
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) Dojo
2 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Physics
1 5 (62.50%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Product Management
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) C
2 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded C
3 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) EMC