The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgwater region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bridgwater region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 10 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgwater 18.18% 29.17% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 87.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 0
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Bridgwater
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgwater 18.18% 33.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 0
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
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Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgwater

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgwater

Linux
Salary Trend in Bridgwater

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

Linux Salary Trend in Bridgwater

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgwater

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgwater 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 16 (100.00%) PHP
1 16 (100.00%) MySQL
1 16 (100.00%) Internet
1 16 (100.00%) Open Source
2 11 (68.75%) Subversion
2 11 (68.75%) Python
2 11 (68.75%) XHTML
2 11 (68.75%) ECMAScript
2 11 (68.75%) CSS
2 11 (68.75%) SOAP
2 11 (68.75%) Web Services
2 11 (68.75%) XML
2 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 11 (68.75%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 11 (68.75%) OO
2 11 (68.75%) MVC
2 11 (68.75%) Risk Management
2 11 (68.75%) XML-RPC
2 11 (68.75%) W3C
2 11 (68.75%) Ruby
2 11 (68.75%) Ubuntu
2 11 (68.75%) Web Development
2 11 (68.75%) JSON
2 11 (68.75%) Symfony
2 11 (68.75%) Zend
2 11 (68.75%) Zend Framework
2 11 (68.75%) CakePHP
2 11 (68.75%) jQuery
2 11 (68.75%) Git (software)

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgwater by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgwater 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 6 (37.50%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Subversion
1 11 (68.75%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (62.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
1 11 (68.75%) Web Developer
1 11 (68.75%) PHP Developer
1 11 (68.75%) PHP Web Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Software Tester
2 5 (31.25%) Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) XHTML
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
1 11 (68.75%) SOAP
1 11 (68.75%) Web Services
1 11 (68.75%) XML
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
1 11 (68.75%) XML-RPC
1 11 (68.75%) JSON
1 11 (68.75%) Symfony
1 11 (68.75%) Zend Framework
1 11 (68.75%) CakePHP
1 11 (68.75%) jQuery
2 6 (37.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Open Source
2 11 (68.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Ubuntu
2 5 (31.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) OO
1 11 (68.75%) MVC
1 11 (68.75%) Risk Management
1 11 (68.75%) Web Development
2 10 (62.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (68.75%) Python
2 11 (68.75%) ECMAScript
2 11 (68.75%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 11 (68.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) CNA
1 9 (56.25%) Novell Certification
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Zend
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