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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX)
Rank 855 882 847
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -35
Permanent jobs citing POSIX 29 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.006% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.075% 0.015% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 10
Average salary £67,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
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
38421 41313 39919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.58% 38.56% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33157 35020 34727
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 19 £82,500 - 4
East of England -2 5 £55,000 +22.22%
South East - 3 £52,500 -
South West - 2 - -
POSIX
UK

POSIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (76.36%) C++
2 40 (72.73%) UNIX
3 39 (70.91%) Linux
4 29 (52.73%) C
5 25 (45.45%) Finance
6 21 (38.18%) Python
6 21 (38.18%) Software Engineering
7 17 (30.91%) Pthreads
7 17 (30.91%) OO
8 16 (29.09%) Windows
8 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (29.09%) Derivative
9 15 (27.27%) Perl
9 15 (27.27%) SDLC
10 14 (25.45%) Git (software)
11 13 (23.64%) STL
11 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
12 12 (21.82%) Test Scripting
12 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
13 11 (20.00%) Java
13 11 (20.00%) JIRA
14 10 (18.18%) Degree
14 10 (18.18%) Subversion
14 10 (18.18%) TDD
14 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
14 10 (18.18%) PowerShell
14 10 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
14 10 (18.18%) Visual Studio
14 10 (18.18%) C#
14 10 (18.18%) OOP

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (1.82%) JBoss
1 1 (1.82%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) HTTP
1 4 (7.27%) SSH
2 2 (3.64%) M3UA
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.64%) CDMA
2 2 (3.64%) SMS
2 2 (3.64%) 3GPP
2 2 (3.64%) 3G
2 2 (3.64%) TCAP
2 2 (3.64%) INAP
2 2 (3.64%) 2G
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) MySQL
2 4 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) KDB
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Git (software)
2 11 (20.00%) JIRA
3 10 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 10 (18.18%) Eclipse
3 10 (18.18%) Subversion
4 6 (10.91%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.64%) GNU Toolchain
5 2 (3.64%) CppUnit
6 1 (1.82%) JUnit
6 1 (1.82%) TestNG
6 1 (1.82%) Maven
6 1 (1.82%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.82%) LLVM
General
1 25 (45.45%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Financial Institution
3 5 (9.09%) Front Office
4 4 (7.27%) Marketing
5 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (50.91%) Developer
2 21 (38.18%) C++ Developer
3 13 (23.64%) Software Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Senior Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Senior C++ Developer
5 6 (10.91%) C++ Programmer
5 6 (10.91%) Programmer
5 6 (10.91%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Administrator
6 4 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Graduate
7 2 (3.64%) Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.91%) Pthreads
2 13 (23.64%) STL
3 9 (16.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (7.27%) LAMP
4 4 (7.27%) Web Services
5 1 (1.82%) XML
5 1 (1.82%) J2SE
5 1 (1.82%) HTML
5 1 (1.82%) J2EE
5 1 (1.82%) CSS
5 1 (1.82%) JSP
5 1 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) Derivative
2 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
3 7 (12.73%) Algorithms
4 5 (9.09%) Hedge funds
4 5 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (5.45%) Tandem
6 2 (3.64%) PKI
6 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.82%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 40 (72.73%) UNIX
2 39 (70.91%) Linux
3 16 (29.09%) Windows
4 10 (18.18%) FreeBSD
4 10 (18.18%) Mac OS X
5 6 (10.91%) Debian
6 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.82%) SUSE
6 1 (1.82%) AIX
6 1 (1.82%) HPUX
6 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Software Engineering
2 17 (30.91%) OO
3 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (27.27%) SDLC
5 12 (21.82%) Test Scripting
6 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 10 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
6 10 (18.18%) OOP
6 10 (18.18%) TDD
6 10 (18.18%) Mobile Development
7 7 (12.73%) OOD
8 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (10.91%) DevOps
9 5 (9.09%) Analytics
9 5 (9.09%) Test Management
9 5 (9.09%) SOA
9 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 4 (7.27%) Mobile Marketing
10 4 (7.27%) Multithreading
11 3 (5.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 42 (76.36%) C++
2 29 (52.73%) C
3 21 (38.18%) Python
4 15 (27.27%) Perl
5 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
6 11 (20.00%) Java
7 10 (18.18%) C#
7 10 (18.18%) PowerShell
8 6 (10.91%) Bash Shell
9 4 (7.27%) Ruby
9 4 (7.27%) PHP
10 3 (5.45%) SQL
10 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.64%) Lua
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.18%) Degree
3 9 (16.36%) DV Cleared
4 7 (12.73%) OCP
4 7 (12.73%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Puppet
2 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) VMware
2 2 (3.64%) Google
2 2 (3.64%) Dialogic
2 2 (3.64%) Perforce
3 1 (1.82%) Sun
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
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