The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX)
Rank 862 828 853
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +25
Permanent jobs citing POSIX 9 17 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.017% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.021% 0.042% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 21
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,550 £33,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
42701 40509 45931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 39.06% 39.81% 41.35%
Number of salaries quoted 36588 35367 40844
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
POSIX
UK

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -3 8 £45,000 -
North East - 1 £52,500 -
POSIX
UK

POSIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 25 (92.59%) Linux
2 18 (66.67%) C
3 16 (59.26%) C++
4 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
5 13 (48.15%) Perl
6 12 (44.44%) OO
6 12 (44.44%) Python
7 11 (40.74%) Degree
8 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
9 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (29.63%) Internet
10 8 (29.63%) HTML
10 8 (29.63%) Java
10 8 (29.63%) HTML5
11 7 (25.93%) Ruby
11 7 (25.93%) Embedded Linux
11 7 (25.93%) LTE
11 7 (25.93%) 4G
11 7 (25.93%) Device Driver
11 7 (25.93%) Wireless
12 6 (22.22%) UNIX
12 6 (22.22%) Physics
12 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
13 5 (18.52%) Haskell
13 5 (18.52%) Multithreading
13 5 (18.52%) Informatics
13 5 (18.52%) Mathematics
13 5 (18.52%) Bioinformatics
13 5 (18.52%) Memory Management
13 5 (18.52%) Scala

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (11.11%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Internet
2 7 (25.93%) LTE
2 7 (25.93%) 4G
2 7 (25.93%) Wireless
3 4 (14.81%) DVB
4 3 (11.11%) VLAN
4 3 (11.11%) RTCP
4 3 (11.11%) RTP
4 3 (11.11%) DHCP
4 3 (11.11%) HTTP
4 3 (11.11%) SNMP
4 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.11%) PBX
4 3 (11.11%) VoIP
4 3 (11.11%) Q.931
4 3 (11.11%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Subversion
1 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
1 4 (14.81%) ClearCase
1 4 (14.81%) JIRA
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) GNU Toolchain
2 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) GDB
General
1 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Software Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Junior
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Junior Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Software Design Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) HTML
1 8 (29.63%) HTML5
2 4 (14.81%) Middleware
2 4 (14.81%) Qt
3 3 (11.11%) FreeSWITCH
3 3 (11.11%) GTK+
3 3 (11.11%) WebRTC
3 3 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) STL
4 1 (3.70%) OpenMP
4 1 (3.70%) OpenGL
4 1 (3.70%) Regular Expression
4 1 (3.70%) Pthreads
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Device Driver
2 6 (22.22%) Physics
2 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 5 (18.52%) Informatics
3 5 (18.52%) Mathematics
3 5 (18.52%) Statistics
3 5 (18.52%) Open Source
4 4 (14.81%) STB
4 4 (14.81%) DTV
5 3 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.70%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (22.22%) UNIX
4 4 (14.81%) Windows
5 3 (11.11%) uClinux
5 3 (11.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
2 12 (44.44%) OO
3 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (18.52%) Multithreading
4 5 (18.52%) Bioinformatics
4 5 (18.52%) Memory Management
4 5 (18.52%) OOD
4 5 (18.52%) Extreme Programming
5 4 (14.81%) TDD
5 4 (14.81%) UML
5 4 (14.81%) DNA
5 4 (14.81%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) Low Latency
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) Parallel Computing
6 1 (3.70%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) C
2 16 (59.26%) C++
3 13 (48.15%) Perl
4 12 (44.44%) Python
5 8 (29.63%) Java
6 7 (25.93%) Ruby
7 5 (18.52%) Haskell
7 5 (18.52%) Scala
7 5 (18.52%) R
7 5 (18.52%) Golang
8 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
9 2 (7.41%) AWK
9 2 (7.41%) Fortran
9 2 (7.41%) SQL
10 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
10 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
10 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
10 1 (3.70%) sed
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco
2 1 (3.70%) Perforce