The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 51 37 53
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 20 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.96% 4.02% 1.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.20% 13.28% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 8
Average salary £38,750 £33,250 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.54% -11.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,450 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £42,500 £42,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
UNIX
Northamptonshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
164 128 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 24.26% 30.26% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 158 111 115
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

UNIX
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

UNIX Salary Trend in Northampton

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Northampton

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing UNIX 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 UNIX.

1 23 (46.94%) Linux
2 22 (44.90%) HTML
3 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
4 17 (34.69%) MVC
4 17 (34.69%) PHP
4 17 (34.69%) CSS
4 17 (34.69%) MySQL
4 17 (34.69%) OO
4 17 (34.69%) Apache
4 17 (34.69%) PHP5
4 17 (34.69%) PHP4
4 17 (34.69%) jQuery
4 17 (34.69%) OO PHP
5 16 (32.65%) SQL
6 13 (26.53%) Java
7 9 (18.37%) Windows
8 8 (16.33%) ITIL
9 7 (14.29%) Finance
9 7 (14.29%) Oracle
9 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 7 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (12.24%) Web Services
10 6 (12.24%) XML
10 6 (12.24%) LAN
10 6 (12.24%) WAN
10 6 (12.24%) Migration
11 5 (10.20%) ISEB
11 5 (10.20%) Banking
11 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing UNIX 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 UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (34.69%) Apache
2 4 (8.16%) SAS
3 1 (2.04%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) LAN
1 6 (12.24%) WAN
2 1 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) MySQL
2 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Developer
2 17 (34.69%) PHP Developer
2 17 (34.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 12 (24.49%) Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Applications Support
5 6 (12.24%) Project Manager
6 5 (10.20%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Test Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Software Test Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Data Manager
8 2 (4.08%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Support Specialist
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (4.08%) Support Specialist
8 2 (4.08%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.90%) HTML
2 17 (34.69%) CSS
2 17 (34.69%) jQuery
3 6 (12.24%) Web Services
3 6 (12.24%) XML
4 4 (8.16%) .NET
5 1 (2.04%) JavaBeans
5 1 (2.04%) JSP
5 1 (2.04%) Servlets
5 1 (2.04%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.04%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.94%) Linux
2 9 (18.37%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Solaris
3 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.04%) CentOS
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) OO
1 17 (34.69%) MVC
1 17 (34.69%) OO PHP
2 8 (16.33%) ITIL
3 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 6 (12.24%) Migration
5 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
5 5 (10.20%) Manual Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.12%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.08%) Service Management
8 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.08%) Data Management
8 2 (4.08%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
2 17 (34.69%) PHP
2 17 (34.69%) PHP5
2 17 (34.69%) PHP4
3 16 (32.65%) SQL
4 13 (26.53%) Java
5 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.04%) C
5 1 (2.04%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) ISEB
2 3 (6.12%) CISSP
2 3 (6.12%) CISM
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (8.16%) Cognos
2 4 (8.16%) Teradata
3 1 (2.04%) Brocade
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco
3 1 (2.04%) HP
3 1 (2.04%) NetApp
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.04%) VMware