The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rickmansworth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 22 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 2.27% 3.17% 3.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 9.52% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +23.37%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Linux
Hertfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Rickmansworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 27.27% 33.33% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 7
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +25.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,050 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

Linux
Salary Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Linux Salary Trend in Rickmansworth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) CSS3
3 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Sybase
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) RESTful
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) ISO20022
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Rickmansworth 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Java Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Senior Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Senior Java Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Applications Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Applications Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Web Applications Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Applications Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Java Applications Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Web Applications Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) CSS3
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) HTML5
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 8583
1 1 (14.29%) ISO20022
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Sybase
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) IBM