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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX)
Rank 853 878 831
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -47
Permanent jobs citing POSIX 30 18 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.016% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.077% 0.040% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 23
Average salary £62,500 £38,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.29% -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,564 £21,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £35,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.66%
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
39081 45148 42766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.87% 40.36% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 33548 38260 37622
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +44 15 £82,500 -17.50% 2
South East +12 7 £52,500 +10.52%
East of England - 5 £38,564 -
South West -24 3 £55,000 +100.00%
POSIX
UK

POSIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (72.09%) UNIX
2 28 (65.12%) C
3 26 (60.47%) C++
3 26 (60.47%) Linux
4 21 (48.84%) Python
5 19 (44.19%) STL
6 18 (41.86%) Ruby
7 16 (37.21%) OO
8 15 (34.88%) Pthreads
9 12 (27.91%) Software Engineering
9 12 (27.91%) MySQL
9 12 (27.91%) Relational Database
10 11 (25.58%) Perl
10 11 (25.58%) Degree
11 9 (20.93%) Derivative
11 9 (20.93%) Data Analysis
11 9 (20.93%) Electronic Trading
11 9 (20.93%) HTML
11 9 (20.93%) Java
11 9 (20.93%) OOP
11 9 (20.93%) Finance
11 9 (20.93%) Debian
11 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
12 7 (16.28%) OOD
12 7 (16.28%) Open Source
12 7 (16.28%) HTML5
12 7 (16.28%) MongoDB
12 7 (16.28%) Cyber Security
13 6 (13.95%) Algorithms
13 6 (13.95%) Analytics

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (11.63%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
2 2 (4.65%) nginx
2 2 (4.65%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
1 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon S3
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) Route 53
1 2 (4.65%) IaaS
1 2 (4.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) HTTP
1 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
1 5 (11.63%) SSH
2 2 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (4.65%) Network Security
2 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) MySQL
1 12 (27.91%) Relational Database
2 7 (16.28%) MongoDB
3 5 (11.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (11.63%) CouchDB
3 5 (11.63%) Neo4j
3 5 (11.63%) MariaDB
4 2 (4.65%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (4.65%) Couchbase
4 2 (4.65%) SimpleDB
4 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Games
3 3 (6.98%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Advertising
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Developer
2 15 (34.88%) C++ Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Programmer
4 6 (13.95%) Software Developer
4 6 (13.95%) C++ Programmer
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Test Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Development Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior C++ Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Administrator
8 2 (4.65%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.65%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) STL
2 15 (34.88%) Pthreads
3 9 (20.93%) HTML
4 7 (16.28%) HTML5
5 5 (11.63%) REST
5 5 (11.63%) Web Services
6 4 (9.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (4.65%) Apache Axis
7 2 (4.65%) Apache Flex
7 2 (4.65%) J2EE
7 2 (4.65%) CSS
7 2 (4.65%) SOAP
7 2 (4.65%) XML
7 2 (4.65%) XSL
7 2 (4.65%) Flash
7 2 (4.65%) XHTML
7 2 (4.65%) WSDL
8 1 (2.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
1 9 (20.93%) Derivative
2 7 (16.28%) Open Source
3 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
3 6 (13.95%) Algorithms
4 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.63%) Statistics
4 5 (11.63%) Informatics
4 5 (11.63%) Mathematics
4 5 (11.63%) Physics
4 5 (11.63%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (9.30%) Client/Server
6 3 (6.98%) Hedge funds
7 2 (4.65%) User Experience
7 2 (4.65%) Device Driver
7 2 (4.65%) Cryptography
7 2 (4.65%) SCADA
8 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 31 (72.09%) UNIX
2 26 (60.47%) Linux
3 9 (20.93%) Debian
4 4 (9.30%) Windows
5 2 (4.65%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) OO
2 12 (27.91%) Software Engineering
3 9 (20.93%) Electronic Trading
3 9 (20.93%) Data Analysis
3 9 (20.93%) OOP
4 7 (16.28%) Cyber Security
4 7 (16.28%) OOD
5 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
5 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.95%) Analytics
5 6 (13.95%) Multithreading
6 5 (11.63%) Memory Management
6 5 (11.63%) Hidden Markov Model
6 5 (11.63%) Game Theory
6 5 (11.63%) Gibbs Sampling
6 5 (11.63%) Bioinformatics
6 5 (11.63%) Extreme Programming
7 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.98%) Mobile Marketing
7 3 (6.98%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 28 (65.12%) C
2 26 (60.47%) C++
3 21 (48.84%) Python
4 18 (41.86%) Ruby
5 11 (25.58%) Perl
6 9 (20.93%) Java
7 5 (11.63%) PHP
7 5 (11.63%) Lua
7 5 (11.63%) Haskell
7 5 (11.63%) R
7 5 (11.63%) Go
8 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
8 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) HND
4 1 (2.33%) MBA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Xen
1 5 (11.63%) KVM
1 5 (11.63%) Docker
1 5 (11.63%) LXC
1 5 (11.63%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Mesos
2 2 (4.65%) Puppet
2 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.65%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Pegasus
2 3 (6.98%) Facebook
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) Genesys
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Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
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