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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX)
Rank 825 813 812
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs citing POSIX 12 40 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.041% 0.058%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.033% 0.100% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 59
Average salary £52,500 £42,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.26% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,250 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+17.28% -19.00%
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
36038 40060 44156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.09% 41.21% 42.36%
Number of salaries quoted 31261 33751 39564
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 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -1 6 £80,000 +125.35% 2
South East -33 4 £47,500 -1.04% 3
South West -36 2 £60,000 +71.42% 3
POSIX
UK

POSIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 17 (73.91%) C++
3 15 (65.22%) C
4 14 (60.87%) UNIX
5 11 (47.83%) Python
6 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
6 8 (34.78%) Degree
7 7 (30.43%) Ruby
8 6 (26.09%) Pthreads
8 6 (26.09%) Cyber Security
8 6 (26.09%) Windows
8 6 (26.09%) STL
9 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
9 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
9 5 (21.74%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
10 4 (17.39%) OO
10 4 (17.39%) Perl
10 4 (17.39%) Device Driver
10 4 (17.39%) Debian
11 3 (13.04%) Electronics
11 3 (13.04%) Finance
11 3 (13.04%) HTML
11 3 (13.04%) Java
11 3 (13.04%) HND
11 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
11 3 (13.04%) Genesys
11 3 (13.04%) Firmware
11 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
11 3 (13.04%) Ethernet

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (4.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
1 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
3 2 (8.70%) VLAN
3 2 (8.70%) Network Security
3 2 (8.70%) PBX
3 2 (8.70%) VoIP
3 2 (8.70%) HTTP
3 2 (8.70%) SNMP
3 2 (8.70%) Internet
3 2 (8.70%) RTP
3 2 (8.70%) Q.931
3 2 (8.70%) SSH
3 2 (8.70%) IPsec
4 1 (4.35%) IGMP
4 1 (4.35%) RTCP
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 3 (13.04%) Electronics
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
1 6 (26.09%) C++ Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Development Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Software Development Team Leader
2 3 (13.04%) Software Development Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
2 3 (13.04%) Development Team Leader
2 3 (13.04%) Hardware Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Software Team Leader
2 3 (13.04%) Software Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Graduate Hardware Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Graduate
3 2 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) C++ Team Leader
3 2 (8.70%) Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Pthreads
1 6 (26.09%) STL
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) HTML5
3 2 (8.70%) FreeSWITCH
3 2 (8.70%) Qt
3 2 (8.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (8.70%) GTK+
4 1 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Device Driver
2 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (8.70%) Open Source
2 2 (8.70%) SCADA
2 2 (8.70%) Derivative
2 2 (8.70%) Cryptography
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) UNIX
3 6 (26.09%) Windows
4 5 (21.74%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (17.39%) Debian
6 2 (8.70%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
2 6 (26.09%) Cyber Security
3 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
4 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
4 4 (17.39%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (8.70%) Information Assurance
5 2 (8.70%) OOD
5 2 (8.70%) OOP
6 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Build Automation
6 1 (4.35%) Demand Forecasting
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) C++
2 15 (65.22%) C
3 11 (47.83%) Python
4 7 (30.43%) Ruby
5 4 (17.39%) Perl
6 3 (13.04%) Java
6 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
6 3 (13.04%) Lua
7 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
7 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.70%) C#
8 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) HND
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) MBA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Genesys
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Facebook
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