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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 6.15% 3.51% 9.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 16.67% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 5
Average salary £30,000 £62,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.00% +98.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £62,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £62,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
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
14 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 21.54% 21.05% 20.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 11
Average salary £26,250 £27,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -9.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £22,300 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £42,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Denbighshire - 3 £25,000 -
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Atlassian
3 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (25.00%) Statistics
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) Regular Expression
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (25.00%) Groovy
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) Play Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) API Development
4 1 (12.50%) Redis
4 1 (12.50%) Vertica
4 1 (12.50%) Talend
4 1 (12.50%) Kafka

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (12.50%) Apache Solr
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) OLAP
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Ant
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (12.50%) Kafka
2 1 (12.50%) Akka
2 1 (12.50%) Play Framework
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) JDBC
2 1 (12.50%) JSP
2 1 (12.50%) J2SE
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) API Development
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Groovy
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Atlassian
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio
3 1 (12.50%) Dundas
3 1 (12.50%) Tableau
3 1 (12.50%) Vertica
3 1 (12.50%) Talend