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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 23 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 17 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 8.02% 19.00% 3.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.36% 47.50% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 2
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,200 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
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
56 40 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 26.42% 40.00% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 55 40 12
Average salary £33,750 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,900 £45,450
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 20 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Poole

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 41 (91.11%) Software Engineering
2 40 (88.89%) Windows
3 32 (71.11%) UNIX
3 32 (71.11%) C++
4 31 (68.89%) OO
5 22 (48.89%) OOP
6 14 (31.11%) Degree
7 13 (28.89%) Computer Science
8 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
9 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
9 7 (15.56%) Bash Shell
9 7 (15.56%) Perl
9 7 (15.56%) Manual Testing
10 4 (8.89%) Java
11 2 (4.44%) MySQL
11 2 (4.44%) XML
11 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
11 2 (4.44%) C
12 1 (2.22%) TDD
12 1 (2.22%) Data Management
12 1 (2.22%) Subversion
12 1 (2.22%) PegaRULES
12 1 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (2.22%) Marketing
12 1 (2.22%) Spring
12 1 (2.22%) Puppet
12 1 (2.22%) Test Strategy
12 1 (2.22%) Big Data
12 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (2.22%) DevOps

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (2.22%) PegaRULES
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Broadband
1 1 (2.22%) PSTN
1 1 (2.22%) VoIP
1 1 (2.22%) WAN
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (93.33%) Software Engineer
2 32 (71.11%) C++ Software Engineer
3 17 (37.78%) Senior Software Engineer
3 17 (37.78%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Junior Software Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Graduate
4 9 (20.00%) Junior
5 8 (17.78%) Test Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Test Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) JMS
2 1 (2.22%) Spring
2 1 (2.22%) JSON
2 1 (2.22%) JPA
2 1 (2.22%) Qt
2 1 (2.22%) RESTful
2 1 (2.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (88.89%) Windows
2 32 (71.11%) UNIX
3 1 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (91.11%) Software Engineering
2 31 (68.89%) OO
3 22 (48.89%) OOP
4 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
4 7 (15.56%) Manual Testing
5 1 (2.22%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.22%) DevOps
5 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.22%) Release Management
5 1 (2.22%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL
5 1 (2.22%) TDD
5 1 (2.22%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (71.11%) C++
2 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.56%) Perl
3 7 (15.56%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.89%) Java
5 2 (4.44%) C
6 1 (2.22%) SQL
6 1 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle
1 1 (2.22%) Sun
1 1 (2.22%) VMware
1 1 (2.22%) Pega
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