The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dartford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 14.29% 5.36% 3.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.08% 13.04% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £25,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Linux
Kent

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

Operating Systems Category
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 61.90% 41.07% 57.58%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 19
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

Linux
Salary Trend in Dartford

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

Linux Salary Trend in Dartford

Linux
Salary Histogram in Dartford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Dartford region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Dartford

Linux
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dartford 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) C++
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) ISEB
4 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
6 1 (9.09%) Qt
6 1 (9.09%) Electronics
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
6 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
6 1 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) .NET
6 1 (9.09%) STL
6 1 (9.09%) OOP
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
6 1 (9.09%) ANSI C
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dartford 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.

General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Test Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) Qt
1 1 (9.09%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) OOP
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) C
3 1 (9.09%) ANSI C
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft