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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 5.26% 12.20% 30.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 45.45% 58.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 10
Average salary £21,000 £30,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.14% +22.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
5 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 13.16% 26.83% 51.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 17
Average salary £19,000 £30,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.70% -39.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Loughborough

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Game Development
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Image Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Video Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Qt
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Flash
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
2 1 (33.33%) DirectX
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) Games

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Loughborough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Graduate
1 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Support
1 1 (33.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Flash
2 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
2 1 (33.33%) DirectX
2 1 (33.33%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Image Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Video Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware