The table below looks at the statistics for POSIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited POSIX over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX)
Rank 230 211 224
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Permanent jobs citing POSIX 9 29 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.50% 0.070%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 1.12% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 4
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £30,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,000 £47,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -3.29%
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2625 2600 2443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.94% 44.58% 42.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2330 2313 2212
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,902 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

POSIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

POSIX Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

POSIX
Salary Trend in the South West

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

POSIX Salary Trend in the South West

POSIX
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing POSIX across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

POSIX Salary Histogram in the South West

POSIX
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing POSIX within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon -3 3 £30,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £57,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -25 2 £45,000 +50.00%
Dorset - 1 £40,000 -
POSIX
England

POSIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) C
2 9 (90.00%) C++
3 6 (60.00%) Degree
4 5 (50.00%) Python
5 4 (40.00%) UNIX
5 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (30.00%) Device Driver
6 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (30.00%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (30.00%) Cyber Security
6 3 (30.00%) Electronics
6 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) Genesys
6 3 (30.00%) Firmware
6 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) HND
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
6 3 (30.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) C#
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Ruby
8 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (10.00%) Cryptography

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) IPsec
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 3 (30.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Software Development Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Team Leader
1 3 (30.00%) Development Team Leader
1 3 (30.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Software Development Team Leader
1 3 (30.00%) Software Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Software Team Leader
1 3 (30.00%) Development Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Engineering Manager
2 2 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Graduate Hardware Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) C++ Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Graduate
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Development Team Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) STL
1 1 (10.00%) Pthreads
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (10.00%) SCADA
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C++
1 9 (90.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Ruby
4 2 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) Lua
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) HND
3 1 (10.00%) MBA
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Genesys