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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX)
Rank 868 828 826
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -2
Permanent jobs citing POSIX 8 38 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.037% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.020% 0.092% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 7 24 37
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £47,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% -3.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £70,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £44,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -7.29%
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
39557 41309 43432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.01% 40.64% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 33766 36067 38319
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 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing POSIX across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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
South West -30 6 £45,000 +28.57% 2
London +15 1 £45,000 -47.05%
East of England - 1 £45,000 -
POSIX
UK

POSIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 13 (81.25%) C
3 9 (56.25%) Degree
4 8 (50.00%) C++
4 8 (50.00%) Python
5 7 (43.75%) HTML
5 7 (43.75%) HTML5
6 6 (37.50%) Algorithms
6 6 (37.50%) Java
6 6 (37.50%) Perl
6 6 (37.50%) OO
6 6 (37.50%) Ruby
7 5 (31.25%) Bioinformatics
7 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (31.25%) Extreme Programming
7 5 (31.25%) Windows
7 5 (31.25%) OOD
7 5 (31.25%) Golang
7 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (31.25%) R
7 5 (31.25%) Open Source
7 5 (31.25%) Memory Management
7 5 (31.25%) Haskell
7 5 (31.25%) Scala
7 5 (31.25%) Statistics
7 5 (31.25%) Informatics
7 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
7 5 (31.25%) Physics
7 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
8 4 (25.00%) Embedded Linux

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) HTTP
2 3 (18.75%) SNMP
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) PBX
2 3 (18.75%) VoIP
2 3 (18.75%) RTP
2 3 (18.75%) Q.931
2 3 (18.75%) VLAN
3 2 (12.50%) IGMP
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) RTCP
4 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.25%) GDB
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (12.50%) Electronics
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Software Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Design Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Graduate
3 2 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Graduate Hardware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) HTML
1 7 (43.75%) HTML5
2 4 (25.00%) Qt
3 3 (18.75%) GTK+
3 3 (18.75%) FreeSWITCH
4 2 (12.50%) WebRTC
4 2 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) OpenGL
5 1 (6.25%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Algorithms
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (31.25%) Statistics
2 5 (31.25%) Informatics
2 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
2 5 (31.25%) Physics
2 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 5 (31.25%) Open Source
3 3 (18.75%) Device Driver
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (6.25%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (18.75%) uClinux
4 3 (18.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) OO
2 5 (31.25%) OOD
2 5 (31.25%) Memory Management
2 5 (31.25%) Extreme Programming
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Bioinformatics
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) User Stories
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Parallel Computing
5 1 (6.25%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C
2 8 (50.00%) C++
2 8 (50.00%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) Perl
3 6 (37.50%) Ruby
4 5 (31.25%) Haskell
4 5 (31.25%) Scala
4 5 (31.25%) R
4 5 (31.25%) Golang
5 2 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) Fortran
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
6 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
6 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.25%) Lua
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) HND
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Genesys
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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