The table below looks at the statistics for POSIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited POSIX over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX)
Rank 840 832 824
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs citing POSIX 23 25 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.026% 0.048%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.062% 0.062% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 43
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,138 £30,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.00%
POSIX
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37306 40057 41670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.39% 40.87% 41.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32144 33531 37041
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

POSIX
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing POSIX across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

POSIX Jobs Demand Trend in England

POSIX
Salary Trend in England

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

POSIX Salary Trend in England

POSIX
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing POSIX across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

POSIX Salary Histogram in England

POSIX
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing POSIX within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +26 11 £82,500 +83.33% 3
South East -18 5 £52,500 +16.66% 2
East of England - 5 £38,564 -
South West -29 2 £42,000 +40.00%
POSIX
UK

POSIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing POSIX 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 POSIX.

1 28 (73.68%) Linux
2 27 (71.05%) C
3 23 (60.53%) UNIX
4 22 (57.89%) C++
5 19 (50.00%) Python
6 15 (39.47%) Ruby
6 15 (39.47%) Degree
7 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
7 12 (31.58%) STL
8 11 (28.95%) MySQL
8 11 (28.95%) OO
8 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
9 10 (26.32%) Java
9 10 (26.32%) Pthreads
10 9 (23.68%) Perl
10 9 (23.68%) HTML
10 9 (23.68%) Management Information System
11 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
11 7 (18.42%) Windows
11 7 (18.42%) OOD
11 7 (18.42%) Open Source
11 7 (18.42%) Data Analysis
11 7 (18.42%) Cyber Security
11 7 (18.42%) HTML5
11 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
12 6 (15.79%) Analytics
12 6 (15.79%) Algorithms
12 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (15.79%) Debian
12 6 (15.79%) Computer Science

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing POSIX 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 POSIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.16%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.26%) Apache
2 2 (5.26%) nginx
2 2 (5.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
1 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon S3
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) Route 53
1 2 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.16%) HTTP
3 4 (10.53%) SSH
4 3 (7.89%) Ethernet
4 3 (7.89%) Internet
5 2 (5.26%) IPsec
5 2 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (5.26%) Network Security
6 1 (2.63%) VLAN
6 1 (2.63%) RTP
6 1 (2.63%) Q.931
6 1 (2.63%) SNMP
6 1 (2.63%) PBX
6 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) MySQL
1 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
2 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.16%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (13.16%) CouchDB
3 5 (13.16%) Neo4j
3 5 (13.16%) MariaDB
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (5.26%) Couchbase
4 2 (5.26%) SimpleDB
4 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 5 (13.16%) Games
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
3 3 (7.89%) Electronics
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.26%) Advertising
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) C++ Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Senior Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Development Manager
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Test Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Programmer
7 3 (7.89%) Software Development Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Team Leader
7 3 (7.89%) Development Team Leader
7 3 (7.89%) Hardware Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) C++ Programmer
7 3 (7.89%) Software Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Software Team Leader
7 3 (7.89%) Software Development Team Leader
8 2 (5.26%) Real Time Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) STL
2 10 (26.32%) Pthreads
3 9 (23.68%) HTML
4 7 (18.42%) HTML5
5 5 (13.16%) REST
6 4 (10.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (10.53%) Web Services
7 2 (5.26%) XML
7 2 (5.26%) XSL
7 2 (5.26%) Flash
7 2 (5.26%) XHTML
7 2 (5.26%) WSDL
7 2 (5.26%) Apache Axis
7 2 (5.26%) Apache Flex
7 2 (5.26%) J2EE
7 2 (5.26%) CSS
7 2 (5.26%) SOAP
8 1 (2.63%) GTK+
8 1 (2.63%) Qt
8 1 (2.63%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Management Information System
2 7 (18.42%) Open Source
3 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 6 (15.79%) Algorithms
4 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (13.16%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (13.16%) Statistics
4 5 (13.16%) Informatics
4 5 (13.16%) Mathematics
4 5 (13.16%) Physics
5 4 (10.53%) Derivative
6 3 (7.89%) Device Driver
6 3 (7.89%) Hedge funds
7 2 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (5.26%) User Experience
7 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
7 2 (5.26%) Cryptography
7 2 (5.26%) SCADA
8 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 28 (73.68%) Linux
2 23 (60.53%) UNIX
3 7 (18.42%) Windows
4 6 (15.79%) Debian
5 4 (10.53%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.63%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
2 11 (28.95%) OO
3 7 (18.42%) OOD
3 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
3 7 (18.42%) Data Analysis
3 7 (18.42%) Cyber Security
4 6 (15.79%) Analytics
4 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.79%) Multithreading
5 5 (13.16%) Bioinformatics
5 5 (13.16%) Extreme Programming
5 5 (13.16%) Memory Management
5 5 (13.16%) Hidden Markov Model
5 5 (13.16%) Game Theory
5 5 (13.16%) Gibbs Sampling
6 4 (10.53%) OOP
6 4 (10.53%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (7.89%) Low Latency
8 2 (5.26%) Mobile Marketing
8 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) C
2 22 (57.89%) C++
3 19 (50.00%) Python
4 15 (39.47%) Ruby
5 10 (26.32%) Java
6 9 (23.68%) Perl
7 5 (13.16%) Haskell
7 5 (13.16%) R
7 5 (13.16%) Golang
8 4 (10.53%) Lua
8 4 (10.53%) PHP
8 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
9 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
10 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
10 2 (5.26%) C#
11 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) HND
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) VCP4
3 1 (2.63%) MBA
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Xen
1 5 (13.16%) KVM
1 5 (13.16%) Docker
1 5 (13.16%) LXC
2 3 (7.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Mesos
2 2 (5.26%) Puppet
2 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.26%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Pegasus
2 3 (7.89%) Facebook
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Genesys
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
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