The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 83 46 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 12.06% 6.73% 6.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.89% 25.14% 38.27%
Number of salaries quoted 73 40 31
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £48,650 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Operating Systems Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
225 183 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 32.70% 26.75% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 199 167 79
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
South West

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Linux
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Linux Salary Trend in Somerset

Linux
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Somerset

Linux
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bath +17 66 £30,000 -7.69% 6
Bridgwater -1 4 £47,500 +5.55%
Street - 3 £38,750 -
Yeovil -7 2 £50,000 +3.09%
Templecombe - 2 - -
Shepton Mallet +9 1 £27,500 -42.10% 1
Taunton - 1 £40,000 -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 98 (60.87%) MySQL
2 68 (42.24%) jQuery
3 62 (38.51%) Apache
4 61 (37.89%) PHP
5 59 (36.65%) Java
6 58 (36.02%) JavaScript
7 56 (34.78%) Degree
8 55 (34.16%) Git (software)
9 54 (33.54%) HTML
10 52 (32.30%) CSS
11 47 (29.19%) Web Services
12 44 (27.33%) XML
13 43 (26.71%) Internet
14 35 (21.74%) Python
14 35 (21.74%) Ajax
15 34 (21.12%) Subversion
16 33 (20.50%) JSON
17 31 (19.25%) Windows
17 31 (19.25%) SQL
18 30 (18.63%) SOAP
18 30 (18.63%) Telecoms
18 30 (18.63%) LAMP
19 29 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
19 29 (18.01%) Digital Media
20 27 (16.77%) Scrum
21 25 (15.53%) Software Engineering
22 24 (14.91%) Symfony
23 23 (14.29%) Oracle
24 22 (13.66%) C++
24 22 (13.66%) CakePHP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 62 (38.51%) Apache
2 17 (10.56%) Tomcat
3 11 (6.83%) Drupal
4 9 (5.59%) WebSphere
4 9 (5.59%) WebLogic
5 8 (4.97%) nginx
6 7 (4.35%) CMS
7 5 (3.11%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (3.11%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.86%) Gunicorn
8 3 (1.86%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.62%) WordPress
9 1 (0.62%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.62%) Moodle
9 1 (0.62%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.48%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.24%) AWD
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.48%) SaaS
2 2 (1.24%) Rackspace Cloud
2 2 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (26.71%) Internet
2 16 (9.94%) VoIP
3 15 (9.32%) HTTP
4 9 (5.59%) Firewall
5 8 (4.97%) DNS
6 5 (3.11%) NetScaler
7 4 (2.48%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.86%) SAN
9 2 (1.24%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.24%) Network Security
9 2 (1.24%) SSL
10 1 (0.62%) Wireless
10 1 (0.62%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (60.87%) MySQL
2 18 (11.18%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (6.21%) SQL Server
4 9 (5.59%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.97%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.35%) Riak
6 7 (4.35%) Big Data
6 7 (4.35%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.11%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (3.11%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (3.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (1.86%) Redis
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 55 (34.16%) Git (software)
2 34 (21.12%) Subversion
3 19 (11.80%) PHPUnit
4 18 (11.18%) PEAR
4 18 (11.18%) JUnit
5 15 (9.32%) Maven
6 14 (8.70%) Eclipse
7 13 (8.07%) Bugzilla
7 13 (8.07%) Trac
8 12 (7.45%) Jenkins
9 11 (6.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (5.59%) IntelliJ
11 5 (3.11%) Toad
11 5 (3.11%) JDeveloper
11 5 (3.11%) Visual Studio
11 5 (3.11%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (2.48%) Ant
12 4 (2.48%) Selenium
12 4 (2.48%) Apache Ivy
13 3 (1.86%) Artifactory
General
1 30 (18.63%) Telecoms
2 15 (9.32%) Finance
3 10 (6.21%) Manufacturing
3 10 (6.21%) Retail
4 2 (1.24%) Electronics
4 2 (1.24%) Military
5 1 (0.62%) Billing
5 1 (0.62%) Games
5 1 (0.62%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 101 (62.73%) Developer
2 34 (21.12%) Software Developer
2 34 (21.12%) PHP Developer
3 26 (16.15%) Senior Developer
4 21 (13.04%) Web Developer
5 19 (11.80%) Java Developer
6 16 (9.94%) PHP Web Developer
7 14 (8.70%) Programmer
8 13 (8.07%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 12 (7.45%) Python Developer
10 11 (6.83%) Junior
11 9 (5.59%) Senior Python Developer
12 8 (4.97%) Senior Java Developer
12 8 (4.97%) Graduate
13 7 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
13 7 (4.35%) Junior Developer
14 5 (3.11%) Senior Software Developer
14 5 (3.11%) Systems Developer
14 5 (3.11%) Junior Software Developer
14 5 (3.11%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (42.24%) jQuery
2 54 (33.54%) HTML
3 52 (32.30%) CSS
4 47 (29.19%) Web Services
5 44 (27.33%) XML
6 35 (21.74%) Ajax
7 33 (20.50%) JSON
8 30 (18.63%) LAMP
8 30 (18.63%) SOAP
9 24 (14.91%) Symfony
10 22 (13.66%) CakePHP
11 20 (12.42%) Spring
12 17 (10.56%) AngularJS
13 15 (9.32%) REST
13 15 (9.32%) XSLT
14 14 (8.70%) XHTML
14 14 (8.70%) Hibernate
15 12 (7.45%) Zend Framework
15 12 (7.45%) RESTful
16 11 (6.83%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.01%) Digital Media
2 20 (12.42%) Open Source
3 14 (8.70%) Clustering
4 12 (7.45%) Computer Science
5 11 (6.83%) W3C
6 10 (6.21%) Mathematics
7 8 (4.97%) Mobile App
8 5 (3.11%) Wiki
9 3 (1.86%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.86%) GPGPU
9 3 (1.86%) GIS
9 3 (1.86%) CUDA
10 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.62%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.25%) Windows
2 19 (11.80%) Ubuntu
3 12 (7.45%) UNIX
4 11 (6.83%) Apple iOS
5 8 (4.97%) Android
6 5 (3.11%) Mac OS
7 4 (2.48%) Debian
8 3 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.24%) AIX
10 1 (0.62%) Solaris
10 1 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (16.77%) Scrum
3 25 (15.53%) Software Engineering
4 20 (12.42%) Web Application Development
5 19 (11.80%) Web Development
6 17 (10.56%) OOP
7 16 (9.94%) OO
7 16 (9.94%) E-Commerce
7 16 (9.94%) Project Management
7 16 (9.94%) MVC
7 16 (9.94%) TDD
8 14 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (6.83%) Risk Management
10 10 (6.21%) Analytics
11 7 (4.35%) Android Development
11 7 (4.35%) iOS Development
12 6 (3.73%) Kanban
12 6 (3.73%) Unit Testing
12 6 (3.73%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 61 (37.89%) PHP
2 59 (36.65%) Java
3 58 (36.02%) JavaScript
4 35 (21.74%) Python
5 31 (19.25%) SQL
6 22 (13.66%) C++
7 17 (10.56%) PHP5
8 15 (9.32%) C#
8 15 (9.32%) Ruby
9 13 (8.07%) Perl
10 11 (6.83%) ECMAScript
11 9 (5.59%) C
11 9 (5.59%) TypeScript
12 8 (4.97%) Shell Script
13 7 (4.35%) Erlang
14 5 (3.11%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.24%) Scala
15 2 (1.24%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.62%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 56 (34.78%) Degree
2 9 (5.59%) CNA
2 9 (5.59%) Novell Certification
3 6 (3.73%) CCNA
3 6 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.24%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.11%) SLA
2 4 (2.48%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (3.11%) vSphere
2 4 (2.48%) Varnish
3 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (8.70%) Nagios
2 12 (7.45%) Munin
3 6 (3.73%) Puppet
4 2 (1.24%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.24%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.24%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 23 (14.29%) Oracle
2 19 (11.80%) Zend
3 13 (8.07%) JBoss
4 9 (5.59%) Cisco
5 8 (4.97%) VMware
6 7 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.35%) Citrix
7 4 (2.48%) Sun
8 3 (1.86%) Google
8 3 (1.86%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.86%) Trapeze
9 2 (1.24%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.24%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.24%) SAP
9 2 (1.24%) Veritas
10 1 (0.62%) Informatica
10 1 (0.62%) HP
10 1 (0.62%) Dell
10 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.62%) ServiceNow
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