The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 11.65% 4.17% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.17% 23.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
Linux
Scotland

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

Operating Systems Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
23 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 22.33% 17.71% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 3
Average salary £28,000 £47,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.05% +14.45%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Linux
Salary Trend in Stirling

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

Linux Salary Trend in Stirling

Linux
Salary Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Stirling

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 28 (96.55%) UNIX
2 22 (75.86%) Java
3 17 (58.62%) SQL
4 15 (51.72%) Unit Testing
4 15 (51.72%) SDLC
5 14 (48.28%) Degree
6 12 (41.38%) J2EE
7 11 (37.93%) MySQL
7 11 (37.93%) Oracle
8 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
8 10 (34.48%) C
8 10 (34.48%) CSS
8 10 (34.48%) Ant
8 10 (34.48%) OO
8 10 (34.48%) Apache
8 10 (34.48%) E-Commerce
8 10 (34.48%) OOD
8 10 (34.48%) IntelliJ
8 10 (34.48%) HTML
8 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (34.48%) TDD
8 10 (34.48%) Subversion
8 10 (34.48%) Content Management
8 10 (34.48%) Spring
8 10 (34.48%) Maven
8 10 (34.48%) System Testing
8 10 (34.48%) Server Building
8 10 (34.48%) Mule
8 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
8 10 (34.48%) Big Data

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 10 (34.48%) Apache
1 10 (34.48%) Mule
2 5 (17.24%) Mule ESB
2 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
2 5 (17.24%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Global One
1 5 (17.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) MySQL
2 10 (34.48%) Big Data
2 10 (34.48%) Relational Database
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
4 5 (17.24%) UniData
5 1 (3.45%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) IntelliJ
1 10 (34.48%) Subversion
1 10 (34.48%) Maven
1 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
1 10 (34.48%) Ant
2 5 (17.24%) JUnit
2 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
2 5 (17.24%) Mockito
General
1 6 (20.69%) Banking
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Java Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Developer
5 3 (10.34%) AWS Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Graduate
6 2 (6.90%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.45%) Support Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.45%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) J2EE
2 10 (34.48%) CSS
2 10 (34.48%) Spring
2 10 (34.48%) HTML
3 5 (17.24%) JSTL
3 5 (17.24%) JSP
3 5 (17.24%) XML
3 5 (17.24%) XSLT
3 5 (17.24%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) PKI
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) UNIX
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) AIX
3 1 (3.45%) Solaris
3 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Unit Testing
1 15 (51.72%) SDLC
2 10 (34.48%) Server Building
2 10 (34.48%) System Testing
2 10 (34.48%) OO
2 10 (34.48%) E-Commerce
2 10 (34.48%) OOD
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) TDD
2 10 (34.48%) Content Management
3 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
4 4 (13.79%) Software Delivery
4 4 (13.79%) Line Management
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
6 2 (6.90%) Time Management
6 2 (6.90%) Service Management
7 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) Java
2 17 (58.62%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 10 (34.48%) C
4 8 (27.59%) C#
5 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.90%) C++
7 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Control-M
2 3 (10.34%) SCOM
2 3 (10.34%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (10.34%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft