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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 11 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 17.46% 10.64% 4.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.83% 55.56% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 6
Average salary £36,000 £36,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% +32.72%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
23 9 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 36.51% 19.15% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 27
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +62.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £23,200 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 7 July 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) C++
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (83.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 10 (83.33%) STL
2 10 (83.33%) .NET
3 8 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 8 (66.67%) MVC
4 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) Build Automation
4 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle
4 6 (50.00%) Python
5 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 4 (33.33%) JSON
5 4 (33.33%) REST
5 4 (33.33%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (16.67%) Bottle
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (16.67%) Life Science
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (16.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
1 10 (83.33%) STL
1 10 (83.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (33.33%) REST
2 4 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) Bottle
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) Life Science
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 8 (66.67%) MVC
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) Build Automation
4 4 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) C++
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago