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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 22 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 9.88% 9.13% 17.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 34.43% 59.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 16
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £27,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £60,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Linux
Dorset

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

Operating Systems Category
Poole
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
24 61 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 29.63% 26.52% 29.67%
Number of salaries quoted 14 60 26
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £18,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

Linux
Salary Trend in Poole

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

Linux Salary Trend in Poole

Linux
Salary Histogram in Poole

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Poole region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Poole

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Poole 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 20 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 19 (52.78%) JavaScript
3 17 (47.22%) Python
4 16 (44.44%) Windows
5 13 (36.11%) SQL
5 13 (36.11%) C
5 13 (36.11%) OO
6 12 (33.33%) C++
6 12 (33.33%) HTML
7 10 (27.78%) UNIX
7 10 (27.78%) Web Development
7 10 (27.78%) Android
8 8 (22.22%) Perl
8 8 (22.22%) OOP
8 8 (22.22%) MySQL
9 7 (19.44%) Oracle
9 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
9 7 (19.44%) Java
9 7 (19.44%) Eclipse
9 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (19.44%) TIBCO
9 7 (19.44%) Subversion
9 7 (19.44%) QA
9 7 (19.44%) Spotfire
9 7 (19.44%) Embedded Linux
9 7 (19.44%) Social Media
9 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
9 7 (19.44%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (19.44%) Analytics
9 7 (19.44%) Big Data

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Poole 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 (2.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.56%) VPN
2 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) MySQL
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) Spotfire
2 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
2 7 (19.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Eclipse
1 7 (19.44%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Software Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Software Test Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Test Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Business Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Data Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) TIBCO Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Server Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Oracle Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Applications Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) SQL Data Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (13.89%) CSS
2 5 (13.89%) Web Services
2 5 (13.89%) XML
3 3 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (8.33%) STL
3 3 (8.33%) MFC
4 1 (2.78%) Sass
4 1 (2.78%) LESS
4 1 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Social Media
1 7 (19.44%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Android
2 10 (27.78%) UNIX
3 7 (19.44%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 13 (36.11%) OO
3 10 (27.78%) Web Development
4 8 (22.22%) OOP
5 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (19.44%) Analytics
6 5 (13.89%) Manual Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Android Development
7 3 (8.33%) iOS Development
7 3 (8.33%) Mobile Development
8 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.78%) CRM
9 1 (2.78%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) JavaScript
2 17 (47.22%) Python
3 13 (36.11%) C
3 13 (36.11%) SQL
4 12 (33.33%) C++
5 8 (22.22%) Perl
6 7 (19.44%) Java
7 5 (13.89%) PHP
7 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.78%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle
1 7 (19.44%) TIBCO
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco