The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux 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
Linux
Rank 21 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 1.00% 2.26% 7.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 6.52% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £52,500 £41,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.04% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
Linux
Hertfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 46 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 7.00% 34.59% 31.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 41 22
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Linux
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

Linux Salary Trend in Stevenage

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 5 (83.33%) Mac OS X
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Qt
2 4 (66.67%) Fortran
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) RSpec
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) RSpec
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Release Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Qt
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Mac OS X
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) UML
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) TDD
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C++
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Fortran
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript