The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 22 34 7
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -27
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 14 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 2.99% 6.33% 20.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.35% 45.16% 42.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 39
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £31,800 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £44,550 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
South Wales

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

Operating Systems Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31 31 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 15.42% 14.03% 47.52%
Number of salaries quoted 31 30 94
Average salary £34,500 £33,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.98% -7.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Linux
Salary Trend in Newport

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

Linux Salary Trend in Newport

Linux
Salary Histogram in Newport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Newport region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Newport

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Newport 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 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Korn
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Ruby
3 3 (37.50%) HTTP
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) Multimedia
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) Advertising
4 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Groovy
4 2 (25.00%) Java EE

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Newport 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 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) TestLink
2 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) JMeter
General
1 3 (37.50%) Multimedia
2 2 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) RIA
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Bug Management
5 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Python
1 4 (50.00%) Korn
1 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
2 3 (37.50%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Groovy
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Perforce
Newport
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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