The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bishop's Stortford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 6 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bishop's Stortford 26.67% 18.75% 22.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 34.62% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 9
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
Hertfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Bishop's Stortford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bishop's Stortford 33.33% 54.17% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10 26 13
Average salary £50,000 £34,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.98% -14.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,900 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bishop's Stortford

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bishop's Stortford

Linux
Salary Trend in Bishop's Stortford

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

Linux Salary Trend in Bishop's Stortford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bishop's Stortford

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bishop's Stortford 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 10 (83.33%) Finance
1 10 (83.33%) Java
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) JSP
2 7 (58.33%) Struts
2 7 (58.33%) Multithreading
3 6 (50.00%) UNIX
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) Struts2
4 5 (41.67%) Spring
5 4 (33.33%) Financial Institution
5 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Apache
6 3 (25.00%) Sybase
6 3 (25.00%) Ant
6 3 (25.00%) JUnit
6 3 (25.00%) J2EE
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
6 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (25.00%) J2SE
7 2 (16.67%) Open Source
7 2 (16.67%) HTML5
7 2 (16.67%) RESTful
7 2 (16.67%) JSF
7 2 (16.67%) WebSphere

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bishop's Stortford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bishop's Stortford 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 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (16.67%) GlassFish
3 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 3 (25.00%) Ant
2 3 (25.00%) JUnit
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) JSP
1 7 (58.33%) Struts
2 5 (41.67%) Struts2
2 5 (41.67%) Spring
3 3 (25.00%) J2EE
3 3 (25.00%) J2SE
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) RESTful
4 2 (16.67%) JSF
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) LAMP
4 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Equities
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Multithreading
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Sybase
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft