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 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
Linux
Rank 11 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 9.80% 22.50% 13.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.78% 75.00% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 18
Average salary - £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.03%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
18 12 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 35.29% 30.00% 30.08%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 39
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 25 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
1 5 (83.33%) Apache
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) LAMP
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) Web Development
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
1 5 (83.33%) HTML5
1 5 (83.33%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) WinForms
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) Windows CE
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Web Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Applications Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Web Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) LAMP
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
1 5 (83.33%) HTML5
1 5 (83.33%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) WinForms
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows CE
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
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