The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 6.78% 6.15% 11.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.44% 17.39% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 8
Average salary £37,000 £30,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.31% +1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £28,100 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £41,700 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
Linux
South Wales

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

Operating Systems Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 23 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 15.25% 35.38% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 30
Average salary £36,000 £30,250 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.00% +34.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £27,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £32,500 £54,550
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Linux
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

Linux Salary Trend in Bridgend

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (80.00%) Build Automation
3 3 (60.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) STL
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) BMC
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) Life Science
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) BMC Performance Manager

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) STL
1 3 (60.00%) JSON
1 3 (60.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Bottle
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) Build Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (20.00%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) BMC