The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 121 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 14 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.69% 0.16% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.29% 0.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 0
Average salary £65,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Ubuntu
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
426 394 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.99% 20.55% 25.60%
Number of salaries quoted 392 362 418
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Ubuntu Salary Trend in Birmingham

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Ubuntu Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) Git (software)
3 10 (50.00%) MySQL
3 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (45.00%) jQuery
4 9 (45.00%) CSS
4 9 (45.00%) HTML
4 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (45.00%) Perl
4 9 (45.00%) PHP
4 9 (45.00%) UNIX
4 9 (45.00%) Python
4 9 (45.00%) Nagios
4 9 (45.00%) Puppet
4 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (45.00%) Ansible
4 9 (45.00%) DevOps
5 8 (40.00%) IaaS
5 8 (40.00%) Sensu
5 8 (40.00%) Vagrant
5 8 (40.00%) ZABBIX
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (40.00%) Bourne shell
5 8 (40.00%) Bash Shell
5 8 (40.00%) Groovy
5 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (40.00%) Symfony
5 8 (40.00%) Zend
5 8 (40.00%) Zend Framework

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) nginx
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (40.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 16 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (40.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Web Developer
2 7 (35.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (30.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Head of IT
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) HTML
1 9 (45.00%) CSS
1 9 (45.00%) jQuery
2 8 (40.00%) Symfony
2 8 (40.00%) Zend Framework
2 8 (40.00%) Sensu
3 6 (30.00%) CSS3
3 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (30.00%) HTML5
3 6 (30.00%) LAMP
4 2 (10.00%) JSON
4 2 (10.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Blog
2 1 (5.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Debian
4 1 (5.00%) CentOS
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (45.00%) DevOps
3 7 (35.00%) MVC
4 6 (30.00%) Web Design
4 6 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Open Source
6 2 (10.00%) OO
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.00%) OOD
6 2 (10.00%) Web Development
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Kanban
7 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) OO PHP
7 1 (5.00%) SEO
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (45.00%) Perl
1 9 (45.00%) PHP
1 9 (45.00%) Python
2 8 (40.00%) Groovy
2 8 (40.00%) Bourne shell
2 8 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) PHP5
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) RHCE
1 1 (5.00%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Nagios
1 9 (45.00%) Puppet
1 9 (45.00%) Ansible
2 8 (40.00%) ZABBIX
2 8 (40.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) Foglight
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) VMware
1 8 (40.00%) Zend
2 1 (5.00%) Tableau
2 1 (5.00%) New Relic
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat