The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cwmbran region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 2 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 42 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 51.85% 7.81% 26.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.19% 19.23% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 42 4 14
Average salary £35,000 £35,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.70% -7.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,800 £39,250 £38,700
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cwmbran region.

Operating Systems Category
Cwmbran
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
59 26 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 72.84% 40.63% 48.21%
Number of salaries quoted 59 25 26
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £38,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cwmbran

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Cwmbran

Linux
Salary Trend in Cwmbran

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

Linux Salary Trend in Cwmbran

Linux
Salary Histogram in Cwmbran

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Cwmbran region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cwmbran

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cwmbran

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cwmbran 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 44 (55.70%) Perl
2 36 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (36.71%) Java
4 28 (35.44%) UNIX
4 28 (35.44%) Bash Shell
5 27 (34.18%) Marketing
6 25 (31.65%) Big Data
6 25 (31.65%) Mobile Marketing
6 25 (31.65%) PaaS
6 25 (31.65%) E-Commerce
6 25 (31.65%) Data Mining
6 25 (31.65%) Advertising
7 24 (30.38%) Python
8 22 (27.85%) Telecoms
9 20 (25.32%) JavaScript
9 20 (25.32%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (24.05%) Korn
10 19 (24.05%) Test Automation
10 19 (24.05%) Oracle
11 18 (22.78%) Client/Server
12 17 (21.52%) Solaris
12 17 (21.52%) SQL
12 17 (21.52%) Scrum
12 17 (21.52%) DTV
12 17 (21.52%) SaaS
13 16 (20.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (20.25%) Test Management
13 16 (20.25%) Red Hat
13 16 (20.25%) Web Services
14 15 (18.99%) Perforce

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cwmbran by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cwmbran 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 10 (12.66%) Apache
1 10 (12.66%) Confluence
1 10 (12.66%) Node.js
2 5 (6.33%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.06%) JBoss
4 2 (2.53%) IIS
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (31.65%) PaaS
2 17 (21.52%) SaaS
3 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.92%) TCP/IP
2 10 (12.66%) VoIP
2 10 (12.66%) DVB
3 8 (10.13%) IGMP
3 8 (10.13%) RTSP
3 8 (10.13%) Multicast
3 8 (10.13%) Unicast
3 8 (10.13%) SNMP
4 2 (2.53%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.27%) HTTP
5 1 (1.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (31.65%) Data Mining
1 25 (31.65%) Big Data
2 10 (12.66%) VoltDB
2 10 (12.66%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (18.99%) Cucumber
1 15 (18.99%) Jenkins
2 11 (13.92%) Selenium
3 10 (12.66%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.66%) JUnit
3 10 (12.66%) Subversion
3 10 (12.66%) JIRA
3 10 (12.66%) TestLink
4 9 (11.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (5.06%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.27%) Xcode
General
1 27 (34.18%) Marketing
2 25 (31.65%) Advertising
3 22 (27.85%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.06%) Finance
5 3 (3.80%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (35.44%) Analyst
2 17 (21.52%) Technical Support
3 15 (18.99%) Support Analyst
4 13 (16.46%) Technical Support Analyst
4 13 (16.46%) Test Analyst
4 13 (16.46%) Technical Analyst
5 10 (12.66%) Test Engineer
6 9 (11.39%) Team Leader
6 9 (11.39%) Developer
7 8 (10.13%) Test Team Leader
8 5 (6.33%) Senior Test Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Operations Manager
8 5 (6.33%) Database Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Software Tester
9 4 (5.06%) Tester
9 4 (5.06%) IT Operations Manager
10 3 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (3.80%) AWS Developer
11 2 (2.53%) Graduate
11 2 (2.53%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.25%) Web Services
2 11 (13.92%) AngularJS
3 10 (12.66%) REST
4 2 (2.53%) HTML
5 1 (1.27%) Middleware
5 1 (1.27%) jQuery
5 1 (1.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.32%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (22.78%) Client/Server
3 17 (21.52%) DTV
4 11 (13.92%) User Experience
5 10 (12.66%) Statistics
5 10 (12.66%) Digital Media
6 7 (8.86%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.44%) UNIX
2 17 (21.52%) Solaris
3 16 (20.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (15.19%) Windows
5 10 (12.66%) CentOS
6 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.27%) SUSE
7 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.65%) E-Commerce
2 25 (31.65%) Mobile Marketing
3 19 (24.05%) Test Automation
4 17 (21.52%) Scrum
5 16 (20.25%) Test Management
6 11 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (12.66%) Software Testing
7 10 (12.66%) Product Management
7 10 (12.66%) BDD
7 10 (12.66%) ETL
7 10 (12.66%) TDD
7 10 (12.66%) SDLC
7 10 (12.66%) API Testing
8 9 (11.39%) Automated Testing
9 8 (10.13%) Manual Testing
10 7 (8.86%) Migration
10 7 (8.86%) Line Management
10 7 (8.86%) Operations Management
11 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 44 (55.70%) Perl
2 29 (36.71%) Java
3 28 (35.44%) Bash Shell
4 24 (30.38%) Python
5 20 (25.32%) JavaScript
6 19 (24.05%) Korn
7 17 (21.52%) SQL
8 11 (13.92%) Objective-C
9 10 (12.66%) Shell Script
10 8 (10.13%) C
11 6 (7.59%) PHP
11 6 (7.59%) Ruby
12 5 (6.33%) Groovy
12 5 (6.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) ISEB
3 2 (2.53%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (24.05%) Oracle
2 16 (20.25%) Red Hat
3 15 (18.99%) Perforce
4 4 (5.06%) Borland
5 2 (2.53%) VMware
5 2 (2.53%) Apple
5 2 (2.53%) SAP
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft