The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 7 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgwater 12.50% 34.38% 14.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 78.57% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 2
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +48.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Linux
Somerset

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

Operating Systems Category
Bridgwater
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgwater 12.50% 43.75% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 6
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 29 December 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) XHTML
1 4 (100.00%) ECMAScript
1 4 (100.00%) W3C
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (100.00%) LAMP
1 4 (100.00%) XML-RPC
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) Symfony
1 4 (100.00%) Zend
1 4 (100.00%) Zend Framework
1 4 (100.00%) CakePHP
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgwater by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 4 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 4 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Web Applications Developer
1 4 (100.00%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XHTML
1 4 (100.00%) LAMP
1 4 (100.00%) XML-RPC
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) Symfony
1 4 (100.00%) Zend Framework
1 4 (100.00%) CakePHP
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) W3C
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) ECMAScript
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Zend