The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 22 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 1.05% 5.92% 4.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 26.47% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 5
Average salary - £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Linux
Essex

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

Operating Systems Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 34 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 8.42% 22.37% 21.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4 31 24
Average salary £55,000 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+120.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £20,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,400 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Linux
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

Linux Salary Trend in Chelmsford

Linux
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Google
1 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Cordova
1 3 (60.00%) Grunt
1 3 (60.00%) Bower
1 3 (60.00%) Google Compute Engine
1 3 (60.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (60.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (60.00%) Node.js
1 3 (60.00%) Firebase
2 2 (40.00%) MISRA C
2 2 (40.00%) MISRA
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Automotive
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (40.00%) Firmware
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 3 (60.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Firebase
1 3 (60.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (60.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (60.00%) Google Compute Engine
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Bower
1 3 (60.00%) Grunt
General
1 2 (40.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Graduate
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Cordova
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) MISRA
1 2 (40.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Google