The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 14 7 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 4 57 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.48% 17.70% 11.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.00% 53.77% 42.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 53 33
Average salary £51,000 £100,000 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
UNIX
London

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

Operating Systems Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25 106 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 34.25% 32.92% 26.73%
Number of salaries quoted 17 94 70
Average salary £51,000 £78,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.61% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

UNIX
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

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

UNIX Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing UNIX 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 UNIX.

1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle
4 6 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
5 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
5 5 (31.25%) Solaris
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) JBoss
5 5 (31.25%) Apache
5 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
5 5 (31.25%) Middleware
5 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (25.00%) QA
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (25.00%) SOA
6 4 (25.00%) HTTP
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (18.75%) Banking
8 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Derivative

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing UNIX 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 UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
1 5 (31.25%) JBoss
1 5 (31.25%) Apache
1 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 2 (12.50%) Front Office
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
1 5 (31.25%) Middleware Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) QA Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Junior C++ Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Junior Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Scala Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Middleware
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) PMI
3 2 (12.50%) Fixed Income
3 2 (12.50%) Equities
3 2 (12.50%) Derivative
3 2 (12.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 2 (12.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) SOA
1 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Workflow
2 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
2 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
3 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (12.50%) Scala
3 2 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Fujitsu