The table below looks at the statistics for POSIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited POSIX 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
Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX)
Rank - 422 429
Permanent jobs citing POSIX 0 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - 0.032% 0.079%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.086% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 15
Average salary - £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
POSIX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
8418 8159 9192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.20% 37.54% 40.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7210 7258 8234
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

POSIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing POSIX across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

POSIX Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

POSIX
Salary Trend in the South East

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

POSIX Salary Trend in the South East

POSIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing POSIX 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 POSIX.

1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) C
3 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (55.56%) Internet
4 5 (55.56%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) Software Architecture
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) STB
5 4 (44.44%) ClearCase
5 4 (44.44%) Middleware
5 4 (44.44%) DTV
5 4 (44.44%) DVB
5 4 (44.44%) C++
5 4 (44.44%) UML
5 4 (44.44%) DNA
6 3 (33.33%) UNIX
7 2 (22.22%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) OO
7 2 (22.22%) Debian
7 2 (22.22%) GNU Toolchain
7 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
7 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (11.11%) GTK+
8 1 (11.11%) Qt
8 1 (11.11%) uClinux
8 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
8 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
8 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (11.11%) WebRTC

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Internet
2 4 (44.44%) DVB
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) IGMP
3 1 (11.11%) PBX
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) SNMP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) RTCP
3 1 (11.11%) RTP
3 1 (11.11%) Q.931
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) ClearCase
2 2 (22.22%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) GTK+
2 1 (11.11%) Qt
2 1 (11.11%) WebRTC
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) FreeSWITCH
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) STB
1 4 (44.44%) DTV
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Debian
4 1 (11.11%) uClinux
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Software Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) UML
2 4 (44.44%) DNA
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C
2 4 (44.44%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) sed
4 1 (11.11%) AWK
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Perforce