The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheadle region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 20 9
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 21.43% 4.00% 17.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.44% 6.67% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
Manchester

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

Operating Systems Category
Cheadle
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
27 30 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 48.21% 60.00% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 19
Average salary £32,500 £29,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.16% -26.25%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheadle

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Cheadle

Linux
Salary Trend in Cheadle

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

Linux Salary Trend in Cheadle

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheadle

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheadle 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (58.33%) NUnit
2 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (58.33%) Visual Studio
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 7 (58.33%) MySQL
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) JUnit
2 7 (58.33%) Eclipse
3 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) Validation
4 5 (41.67%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (41.67%) Photoshop
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) CSS
4 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
4 5 (41.67%) Backbone.js
4 5 (41.67%) Communications Security
4 5 (41.67%) RESTful
4 5 (41.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 5 (41.67%) HTML5
4 5 (41.67%) CSS3

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cheadle by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheadle 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%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) ArchestrA
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MySQL
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (58.33%) NUnit
2 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) Visual Studio
2 7 (58.33%) JUnit
2 7 (58.33%) Eclipse
3 5 (41.67%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (41.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (16.67%) Gradle
5 2 (16.67%) Moq
5 2 (16.67%) Gerrit
5 2 (16.67%) FxCop
5 2 (16.67%) StyleCop
General
1 2 (16.67%) Electronics
1 2 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) UI Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) UI Programmer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Software Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior UI Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) User Experience Developer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) Backbone.js
2 5 (41.67%) RESTful
2 5 (41.67%) HTML5
2 5 (41.67%) CSS3
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) JSP
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) WCF
3 2 (16.67%) LINQ
3 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (16.67%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Graphic Design
2 2 (16.67%) Human Factors
2 2 (16.67%) PDA
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (41.67%) Validation
4 5 (41.67%) Communications Security
5 4 (33.33%) Change Control
5 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 4 (33.33%) SOA
5 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (33.33%) Requirements Management
6 2 (16.67%) OO
6 2 (16.67%) OOD
6 2 (16.67%) CMMI
6 2 (16.67%) Web Development
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) MVC
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 2 (16.67%) Information Management
6 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Wonderware
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) JBoss