The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 35 25 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 18.72% 11.11% 18.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.45% 46.30% 44.62%
Number of salaries quoted 30 21 21
Average salary £44,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £31,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Linux
Manchester

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

Operating Systems Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
77 54 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 41.18% 24.00% 41.40%
Number of salaries quoted 66 49 46
Average salary £44,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.91% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £47,500 £42,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Linux
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Linux Salary Trend in Stockport

Linux
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Stockport

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 42 (58.33%) Scrum
1 42 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (47.22%) Java
3 31 (43.06%) Windows
4 30 (41.67%) OOP
4 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 29 (40.28%) PHP
5 29 (40.28%) Web Services
6 28 (38.89%) C++
7 27 (37.50%) Ruby
8 24 (33.33%) Finance
8 24 (33.33%) MySQL
8 24 (33.33%) XML
9 23 (31.94%) Python
9 23 (31.94%) C#
9 23 (31.94%) LAMP
9 23 (31.94%) Enterprise Software
10 22 (30.56%) Perl
11 20 (27.78%) Unix
12 18 (25.00%) CSS
12 18 (25.00%) HTML
13 17 (23.61%) TDD
13 17 (23.61%) .NET
13 17 (23.61%) Apache
14 16 (22.22%) SOAP
14 16 (22.22%) Configuration Management
14 16 (22.22%) jQuery
15 15 (20.83%) OO
15 15 (20.83%) Git (software)
16 14 (19.44%) JMS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 17 (23.61%) Apache
2 8 (11.11%) OpenStack
3 7 (9.72%) GlassFish
3 7 (9.72%) WebLogic
3 7 (9.72%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.39%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) IaaS
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) DNS
2 5 (6.94%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.39%) DEFINITY
4 1 (1.39%) Modbus
4 1 (1.39%) SAN
4 1 (1.39%) VLAN
4 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.33%) MySQL
2 11 (15.28%) Relational Database
3 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (5.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.50%) JUnit
3 8 (11.11%) Ant
3 8 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 7 (9.72%) Maven
4 7 (9.72%) Selenium
5 6 (8.33%) HP UFT
6 5 (6.94%) Gerrit
6 5 (6.94%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.56%) FxCop
7 4 (5.56%) Moq
7 4 (5.56%) NUnit
7 4 (5.56%) StyleCop
7 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
7 4 (5.56%) WiX
8 2 (2.78%) CppUnit
9 1 (1.39%) Gradle
General
1 24 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (54.17%) Developer
2 18 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 12 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Java Developer
5 9 (12.50%) AWS Consultant
5 9 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
5 9 (12.50%) Consultant
6 8 (11.11%) Lead Developer
6 8 (11.11%) MySQL Developer
6 8 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 8 (11.11%) PHP Zend Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Senior MySQL Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Team Leader
7 7 (9.72%) Agile Developer
7 7 (9.72%) Agile Java Developer
7 7 (9.72%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (40.28%) Web Services
2 24 (33.33%) XML
3 23 (31.94%) LAMP
4 18 (25.00%) CSS
4 18 (25.00%) HTML
5 17 (23.61%) .NET
6 16 (22.22%) jQuery
6 16 (22.22%) SOAP
7 14 (19.44%) Hibernate
7 14 (19.44%) JMS
7 14 (19.44%) Spring
8 13 (18.06%) Ruby on Rails
9 10 (13.89%) Symfony
10 9 (12.50%) JSON
11 8 (11.11%) EJB
11 8 (11.11%) J2EE
11 8 (11.11%) JDBC
11 8 (11.11%) JNDI
12 7 (9.72%) Apache Wicket
12 7 (9.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.94%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) iPad
5 1 (1.39%) CCTV
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.06%) Windows
2 20 (27.78%) Unix
3 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.78%) CentOS
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 42 (58.33%) Scrum
2 30 (41.67%) OOP
3 17 (23.61%) TDD
4 16 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 15 (20.83%) OO
6 13 (18.06%) OOD
7 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 10 (13.89%) High Availability
8 10 (13.89%) Logistics
9 9 (12.50%) Presales
10 7 (9.72%) Automation Testing
10 7 (9.72%) SDLC
11 6 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
11 6 (8.33%) QA Automation
11 6 (8.33%) Regression Testing
11 6 (8.33%) Software Architecture
11 6 (8.33%) Test Automation
12 5 (6.94%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.22%) Java
2 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 29 (40.28%) PHP
4 28 (38.89%) C++
5 27 (37.50%) Ruby
6 23 (31.94%) C#
6 23 (31.94%) Python
7 22 (30.56%) Perl
8 8 (11.11%) PHP 5
8 8 (11.11%) SQL
9 7 (9.72%) C
10 4 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 6 (8.33%) QA
3 4 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (13.89%) Puppet
2 7 (9.72%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.56%) Wonderware InTouch
4 1 (1.39%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Zend
2 7 (9.72%) Oracle
3 5 (6.94%) VMware
4 4 (5.56%) Wonderware
5 2 (2.78%) Facebook
5 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.78%) Twitter
6 1 (1.39%) Avaya
6 1 (1.39%) HP
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
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