The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Royston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 2.56% 4.55% 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 12.50% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +20.00%
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 Royston region.

Operating Systems Category
Royston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 2.56% 36.36% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 6
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Royston

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Royston

Linux
Salary Trend in Royston

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

Linux Salary Trend in Royston

Linux
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Royston

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Royston 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 16 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (93.75%) Web Development
2 15 (93.75%) Chemistry
3 12 (75.00%) Qt
4 10 (62.50%) Windows
5 9 (56.25%) Mac OS X
5 9 (56.25%) QA
6 7 (43.75%) Degree
7 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
8 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
9 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
9 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
9 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
9 1 (6.25%) Java
9 1 (6.25%) C
9 1 (6.25%) C#
9 1 (6.25%) Android
9 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
9 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (6.25%) SDLC

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Royston by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Royston 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.

Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) C++ Developer
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Graduate
3 2 (12.50%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 15 (93.75%) Chemistry
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Web Development
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) SDLC
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA