The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 65 42 55
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 7 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.95% 2.49% 1.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.76% 11.67% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 9
Average salary £30,000 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £38,800 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,750
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.91%
Ubuntu
South Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
254 120 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 34.42% 21.35% 26.25%
Number of salaries quoted 215 112 135
Average salary £34,500 £32,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.81% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £35,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Ubuntu Salary Trend in Sheffield

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Ubuntu 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 Ubuntu.

1 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (66.67%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) JIRA
5 5 (41.67%) Xen
5 5 (41.67%) Degree
5 5 (41.67%) Ruby
5 5 (41.67%) Smartphone
5 5 (41.67%) VLAN
5 5 (41.67%) Maven
5 5 (41.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (41.67%) Telematics
5 5 (41.67%) Ganglia
5 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
5 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
5 5 (41.67%) Firewall
5 5 (41.67%) LAMP
5 5 (41.67%) DHCP
5 5 (41.67%) SNMP
5 5 (41.67%) VPN
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 5 (41.67%) Web Services
5 5 (41.67%) UNIX
5 5 (41.67%) Network Security
5 5 (41.67%) Mac OS
5 5 (41.67%) nginx

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Ubuntu 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 Ubuntu. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) nginx
2 4 (33.33%) SugarCRM
3 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) VLAN
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
1 5 (41.67%) SNMP
1 5 (41.67%) VPN
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
1 5 (41.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (50.00%) JIRA
3 5 (41.67%) Maven
3 5 (41.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (33.33%) Xdebug
4 4 (33.33%) Phing
4 4 (33.33%) PHPUnit
4 4 (33.33%) Mocha
5 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (8.33%) JUnit
5 1 (8.33%) Selenium
5 1 (8.33%) TestNG
General
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (41.67%) Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) LAMP
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (33.33%) Symfony
2 4 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Smartphone
1 5 (41.67%) Telematics
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) DTV
2 4 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) UNIX
3 5 (41.67%) Mac OS
4 4 (33.33%) Debian
5 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) System Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) Ruby
2 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Xen
1 5 (41.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Ganglia
2 4 (33.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Twitter
3 1 (8.33%) Atlassian