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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 8.91% 3.66% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.00% 24.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 0
Average salary £30,250 £73,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
20 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 19.80% 15.24% 38.71%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 5
Average salary £28,000 £67,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.20% +67.50%
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 28 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Stirling

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 28 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 23 (95.83%) UNIX
2 18 (75.00%) Java
3 14 (58.33%) Degree
4 13 (54.17%) Unit Testing
4 13 (54.17%) SDLC
5 12 (50.00%) SQL
5 12 (50.00%) J2EE
6 11 (45.83%) MySQL
7 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
7 10 (41.67%) CSS
7 10 (41.67%) IntelliJ
7 10 (41.67%) Ant
7 10 (41.67%) OO
7 10 (41.67%) Apache
7 10 (41.67%) E-Commerce
7 10 (41.67%) OOD
7 10 (41.67%) System Testing
7 10 (41.67%) Mule
7 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (41.67%) TDD
7 10 (41.67%) Subversion
7 10 (41.67%) Content Management
7 10 (41.67%) Spring
7 10 (41.67%) Maven
7 10 (41.67%) HTML
7 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
7 10 (41.67%) Big Data
7 10 (41.67%) Relational Database
7 10 (41.67%) Server Building
8 9 (37.50%) Oracle

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (41.67%) Apache
1 10 (41.67%) Mule
2 5 (20.83%) Mule ESB
2 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
2 5 (20.83%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Magento
2 3 (12.50%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) MySQL
2 10 (41.67%) Big Data
2 10 (41.67%) Relational Database
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (12.50%) UniData
5 1 (4.17%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) IntelliJ
1 10 (41.67%) Subversion
1 10 (41.67%) Maven
1 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
1 10 (41.67%) Ant
2 5 (20.83%) JUnit
2 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
2 5 (20.83%) Mockito
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
1 4 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (8.33%) AWS Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.17%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) J2EE
2 10 (41.67%) CSS
2 10 (41.67%) Spring
2 10 (41.67%) HTML
3 5 (20.83%) JSTL
3 5 (20.83%) JSP
3 5 (20.83%) XML
3 5 (20.83%) XSLT
3 5 (20.83%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) PKI
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) UNIX
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) AIX
3 1 (4.17%) Solaris
3 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Unit Testing
1 13 (54.17%) SDLC
2 10 (41.67%) Server Building
2 10 (41.67%) System Testing
2 10 (41.67%) OO
2 10 (41.67%) E-Commerce
2 10 (41.67%) OOD
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) TDD
2 10 (41.67%) Content Management
3 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) Line Management
5 2 (8.33%) Time Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) Software Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Coaching
6 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (29.17%) C
5 5 (20.83%) C#
6 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 2 (8.33%) C++
8 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (12.50%) Control-M
1 3 (12.50%) SCOM
1 3 (12.50%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft