The first table below looks at the demand for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 28 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 Operating Systems category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank - 65 69
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 0 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.16% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.78% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
165 129 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.82% 21.25% 38.42%
Number of salaries quoted 137 116 238
Average salary £35,000 £35,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.09% -4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Ubuntu
North West

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Ubuntu Salary Trend in Merseyside

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Ubuntu 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 Ubuntu.

1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Subversion
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) nginx
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
1 5 (100.00%) RSpec
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) Capistrano
1 5 (100.00%) Phusion Passenger
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Ubuntu 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 Ubuntu. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Subversion
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) RSpec
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) Phusion Passenger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Capistrano
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet