The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Loughborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 4 14 1
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 30.00% 3.70% 60.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.82% 16.67% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 21
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £40,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Linux
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Loughborough region.

Operating Systems Category
Loughborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 36.67% 22.22% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 21
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £39,700 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Loughborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Loughborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Loughborough

Linux
Salary Trend in Loughborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Loughborough region.

Linux Salary Trend in Loughborough

Linux
Salary Histogram in Loughborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Loughborough region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Loughborough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Loughborough

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Loughborough region citing Linux 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 Linux.

1 7 (58.33%) C
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 5 (41.67%) MySQL
3 5 (41.67%) VHDL
3 5 (41.67%) PHP
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) Android
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (33.33%) SaaS
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) OOP
4 4 (33.33%) Apache
4 4 (33.33%) Electronics
4 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 4 (33.33%) LabVIEW
4 4 (33.33%) LAMP
4 4 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) Marketing
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 2 (16.67%) Image Processing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Loughborough by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Loughborough region citing Linux 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 Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) LabVIEW
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) PHPUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (33.33%) Electronics
1 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (16.67%) LAMP Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) jQuery
2 4 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (8.33%) Ajax
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) MEAN Stack
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) Symfony
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) VHDL
2 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (8.33%) Physics
3 1 (8.33%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) OOP
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Image Processing
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
4 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C
2 6 (50.00%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) PHP
4 4 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) Python
6 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
1 1 (8.33%) VirtualBox
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Altera
1 1 (8.33%) VMware
1 1 (8.33%) Xilinx