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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX)
Rank 883 843 864
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +21
Permanent jobs citing POSIX 5 10 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.010% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.012% 0.025% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 22
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.60%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
41581 39625 45318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.26% 39.81% 41.09%
Number of salaries quoted 35263 34528 40140
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
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 29 August 2014. 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
East of England - 5 £45,000 -
POSIX
UK

POSIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 23 (92.00%) Linux
2 18 (72.00%) C
3 14 (56.00%) C++
4 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
5 12 (48.00%) Perl
6 11 (44.00%) OO
6 11 (44.00%) Python
6 11 (44.00%) Degree
7 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
8 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (32.00%) Internet
9 8 (32.00%) HTML
9 8 (32.00%) Java
9 8 (32.00%) HTML5
10 7 (28.00%) 4G
10 7 (28.00%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (28.00%) LTE
10 7 (28.00%) Device Driver
10 7 (28.00%) Wireless
11 6 (24.00%) Physics
11 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
11 6 (24.00%) Ruby
12 5 (20.00%) Informatics
12 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
12 5 (20.00%) Haskell
12 5 (20.00%) Statistics
12 5 (20.00%) R
12 5 (20.00%) Memory Management
12 5 (20.00%) Scala
12 5 (20.00%) Open Source

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (12.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Internet
2 7 (28.00%) Wireless
2 7 (28.00%) LTE
2 7 (28.00%) 4G
3 4 (16.00%) DVB
4 3 (12.00%) RTCP
4 3 (12.00%) RTP
4 3 (12.00%) Q.931
4 3 (12.00%) PBX
4 3 (12.00%) VoIP
4 3 (12.00%) DHCP
4 3 (12.00%) HTTP
4 3 (12.00%) SNMP
4 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.00%) IGMP
4 3 (12.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) ClearCase
1 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (16.00%) Subversion
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.00%) GNU Toolchain
4 1 (4.00%) GDB
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Software Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Senior Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Junior Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Software Design Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Design Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Junior
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) C++ Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) HTML
1 8 (32.00%) HTML5
2 4 (16.00%) Middleware
2 4 (16.00%) Qt
3 3 (12.00%) GTK+
3 3 (12.00%) XML
3 3 (12.00%) FreeSWITCH
3 3 (12.00%) WebRTC
4 1 (4.00%) Regular Expression
4 1 (4.00%) OpenGL
4 1 (4.00%) STL
4 1 (4.00%) OpenMP
4 1 (4.00%) Pthreads
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Device Driver
2 6 (24.00%) Physics
2 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (20.00%) Open Source
3 5 (20.00%) Statistics
3 5 (20.00%) Informatics
3 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (16.00%) STB
4 4 (16.00%) DTV
5 3 (12.00%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (4.00%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (20.00%) UNIX
4 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 3 (12.00%) uClinux
5 2 (8.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (44.00%) OO
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
4 5 (20.00%) OOD
4 5 (20.00%) Bioinformatics
4 5 (20.00%) Memory Management
5 4 (16.00%) Software Architecture
5 4 (16.00%) Multithreading
5 4 (16.00%) DNA
5 4 (16.00%) UML
5 4 (16.00%) TDD
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Parallel Computing
6 1 (4.00%) Parallel Programming
6 1 (4.00%) Low Latency
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) C
2 14 (56.00%) C++
3 12 (48.00%) Perl
4 11 (44.00%) Python
5 8 (32.00%) Java
6 6 (24.00%) Ruby
7 5 (20.00%) Haskell
7 5 (20.00%) Scala
7 5 (20.00%) R
7 5 (20.00%) Golang
8 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
9 2 (8.00%) SQL
9 2 (8.00%) AWK
9 2 (8.00%) Fortran
10 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
10 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
10 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
10 1 (4.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) Perforce