The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the North Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 23 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 3.57% 1.72% 2.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.53% 10.00% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £44,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.38% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
Linux
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 North Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 15.18% 17.24% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 8
Average salary £25,000 £33,750 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% -46.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £14,700 £19,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £85,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

Linux
Salary Trend in North Wales

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

Linux Salary Trend in North Wales

Linux
Salary Histogram in North Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the North Wales region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in North Wales

Linux
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the North Wales region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
Wrexham -10 1 £47,500 +46.15%
Flintshire - 1 £44,000 -
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 6 (50.00%) XML
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (41.67%) Qt
2 5 (41.67%) WiX
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) C
2 5 (41.67%) C++
2 5 (41.67%) GAMP
2 5 (41.67%) MSI
2 5 (41.67%) Data Management
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (41.67%) Numerical Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Ab Initio
4 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (25.00%) ETL
4 3 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (25.00%) Talend
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) Vertica
5 2 (16.67%) Tableau
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
1 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) OLAP
3 1 (8.33%) DataStage
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) Redis
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) WiX
1 5 (41.67%) MSI
2 3 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Ant
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Software Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Software Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (8.33%) ETL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) Qt
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) J2SE
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) JDBC
4 1 (8.33%) JSP
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) CSS3
4 1 (8.33%) Play Framework
4 1 (8.33%) Kafka
4 1 (8.33%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Data Management
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
1 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
1 5 (41.67%) Numerical Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C
1 5 (41.67%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) GAMP
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Ab Initio
1 3 (25.00%) Talend
2 2 (16.67%) Vertica
2 2 (16.67%) Tableau
2 2 (16.67%) Dundas
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Informatica