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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 15 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 15.46% 4.21% 2.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.50% 30.77% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 1
Average salary £32,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
24 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 24.74% 13.68% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 3
Average salary £28,000 £50,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.00% +30.71%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Stirling

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 30 (93.75%) UNIX
2 23 (71.88%) Java
3 18 (56.25%) SQL
4 15 (46.88%) Unit Testing
4 15 (46.88%) SDLC
5 14 (43.75%) Degree
6 12 (37.50%) J2EE
6 12 (37.50%) MySQL
7 11 (34.38%) Oracle
8 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
8 10 (31.25%) C
8 10 (31.25%) CSS
8 10 (31.25%) Ant
8 10 (31.25%) OO
8 10 (31.25%) Apache
8 10 (31.25%) E-Commerce
8 10 (31.25%) OOD
8 10 (31.25%) IntelliJ
8 10 (31.25%) Subversion
8 10 (31.25%) Content Management
8 10 (31.25%) Spring
8 10 (31.25%) Maven
8 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (31.25%) TDD
8 10 (31.25%) HTML
8 10 (31.25%) Server Building
8 10 (31.25%) Big Data
8 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
8 10 (31.25%) System Testing
8 10 (31.25%) Mule

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (31.25%) Apache
1 10 (31.25%) Mule
2 5 (15.63%) Mule ESB
2 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
2 5 (15.63%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Global One
1 5 (15.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) MySQL
2 10 (31.25%) Big Data
2 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
3 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (15.63%) UniData
5 1 (3.13%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) IntelliJ
1 10 (31.25%) Subversion
1 10 (31.25%) Maven
1 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 10 (31.25%) Ant
2 5 (15.63%) JUnit
2 5 (15.63%) Eclipse
2 5 (15.63%) Mockito
General
1 6 (18.75%) Banking
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Systems Developer
6 3 (9.38%) AWS Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Graduate
7 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Support Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Junior Support Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Junior
8 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
8 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) J2EE
2 10 (31.25%) CSS
2 10 (31.25%) Spring
2 10 (31.25%) HTML
3 5 (15.63%) JSTL
3 5 (15.63%) JSP
3 5 (15.63%) XML
3 5 (15.63%) XSLT
3 5 (15.63%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) PKI
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (93.75%) UNIX
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) AIX
3 2 (6.25%) Solaris
3 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
3 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Unit Testing
1 15 (46.88%) SDLC
2 10 (31.25%) Server Building
2 10 (31.25%) System Testing
2 10 (31.25%) OO
2 10 (31.25%) E-Commerce
2 10 (31.25%) OOD
2 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) TDD
2 10 (31.25%) Content Management
3 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 4 (12.50%) ITIL
4 4 (12.50%) Line Management
5 3 (9.38%) Service Management
6 2 (6.25%) Time Management
7 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.13%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) Java
2 18 (56.25%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 10 (31.25%) C
4 9 (28.13%) C#
5 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.25%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) CISSP
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) GCIH
2 1 (3.13%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Control-M
2 3 (9.38%) SCOM
2 3 (9.38%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (9.38%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft