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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 13 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 35 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 4.07% 16.13% 7.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.63% 38.46% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5 32 1
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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
32 91 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 26.02% 41.94% 20.28%
Number of salaries quoted 30 76 6
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £16,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

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 5 May 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 6 (75.00%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 4 (50.00%) Fortran
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) Qt
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
4 2 (25.00%) OOD
4 2 (25.00%) VxWorks
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) Windows NT
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) ODBC
5 1 (12.50%) HND
5 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Release Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Qt
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (25.00%) VxWorks
4 1 (12.50%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (25.00%) OOD
1 2 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (50.00%) Fortran
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) HND
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
1 1 (12.50%) MetaFrame
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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