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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX)
Rank - - 214
Permanent jobs citing POSIX 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%
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
2586 2688 2328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 44.01% 43.74% 44.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2235 2314 2078
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Lua
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber Security

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Lua
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared