The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oldham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 11 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 9.26% 17.54% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.32% 100.00% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 1
Average salary £33,000 £33,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,625
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.55%
Linux
Manchester

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

Operating Systems Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
19 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 35.19% 17.54% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 8
Average salary £22,500 £32,500 £31,977
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +1.63%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

Linux
Salary Trend in Oldham

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

Linux Salary Trend in Oldham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Oldham 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 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) PHP
2 7 (63.64%) LAMP
2 7 (63.64%) jQuery
3 6 (54.55%) HTML5
3 6 (54.55%) CSS3
3 6 (54.55%) Web Development
3 6 (54.55%) MVC
3 6 (54.55%) MySQL
3 6 (54.55%) Apache
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Degree
5 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
5 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (36.36%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) XSD
6 1 (9.09%) XSLT
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Oldham 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 6 (54.55%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Web Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Applications Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Web Applications Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) LAMP
1 7 (63.64%) jQuery
2 6 (54.55%) HTML5
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) CSS
2 6 (54.55%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) XSD
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
3 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) MVC
1 6 (54.55%) Web Development
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) PHP
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
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