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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 116 106 106
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.11% 0.064% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.44% 0.22% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £28,500 £40,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.75% -5.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £40,000 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £40,000 £52,450
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
450 452 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.06% 28.96% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 411 413 362
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 15 (93.75%) MySQL
2 13 (81.25%) CSS
2 13 (81.25%) HTML
2 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
2 13 (81.25%) PHP
2 13 (81.25%) Zend
3 12 (75.00%) Linux
4 9 (56.25%) OOP
4 9 (56.25%) OO
4 9 (56.25%) E-Commerce
4 9 (56.25%) OOD
4 9 (56.25%) Scrum
4 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (56.25%) TDD
4 9 (56.25%) Zend Framework
4 9 (56.25%) jQuery
4 9 (56.25%) Open Source
4 9 (56.25%) OO PHP
5 6 (37.50%) Blog
6 5 (31.25%) MVC
6 5 (31.25%) SEO
6 5 (31.25%) CMS
6 5 (31.25%) Apache
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
6 5 (31.25%) Magento
6 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (31.25%) WordPress
7 4 (25.00%) Git (software)

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 5 (31.25%) CMS
1 5 (31.25%) Apache
1 5 (31.25%) WordPress
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) MySQL
2 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Web Developer
3 7 (43.75%) Senior Web Developer
3 7 (43.75%) Senior Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Junior Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Junior Web Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Junior
5 4 (25.00%) Applications Developer
5 4 (25.00%) PHP Developer
5 4 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Graduate
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Web Applications Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Applications Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Graduate Web Developer
7 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
7 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (6.25%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) CSS
1 13 (81.25%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) Zend Framework
2 9 (56.25%) jQuery
3 4 (25.00%) HTML5
3 4 (25.00%) Ember.js
3 4 (25.00%) Underscore.js
3 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (25.00%) REST
3 4 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 4 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (25.00%) Symfony
3 4 (25.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Open Source
2 6 (37.50%) Blog
3 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
4 4 (25.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) OOP
1 9 (56.25%) OO
1 9 (56.25%) E-Commerce
1 9 (56.25%) OOD
1 9 (56.25%) Scrum
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) TDD
1 9 (56.25%) OO PHP
2 5 (31.25%) MVC
2 5 (31.25%) SEO
2 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (25.00%) BDD
3 4 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) Software License Management
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
1 13 (81.25%) PHP
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) LPIC
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) XenApp
1 1 (6.25%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Foglight
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Zend
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Acronis
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) CommVault
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
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