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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 29 41 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 14.29% 15.95% 16.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.54% 44.09% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 26 11 32
Average salary £34,500 £34,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.47% +7.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,200
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
61 93 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 30.05% 36.19% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 56 54 60
Average salary £34,500 £34,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.47% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,000 £50,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 40 (75.47%) Java
2 38 (71.70%) UNIX
3 36 (67.92%) SOAP
3 36 (67.92%) XML
3 36 (67.92%) C++
3 36 (67.92%) JMS
4 28 (52.83%) TDD
5 27 (50.94%) Windows
6 24 (45.28%) Oracle
7 22 (41.51%) Degree
7 22 (41.51%) Relational Database
8 21 (39.62%) Retail
8 21 (39.62%) Spring
8 21 (39.62%) Software Engineering
8 21 (39.62%) Hibernate
9 20 (37.74%) OO
9 20 (37.74%) JUnit
9 20 (37.74%) Maven
10 19 (35.85%) ActiveMQ
10 19 (35.85%) JSON
10 19 (35.85%) Servlets
10 19 (35.85%) Web Services
10 19 (35.85%) C
10 19 (35.85%) SQL
10 19 (35.85%) Eclipse
10 19 (35.85%) WSDL
10 19 (35.85%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (35.85%) RabbitMQ
10 19 (35.85%) REST
11 18 (33.96%) SQL Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (32.08%) WebLogic
1 17 (32.08%) WebSphere
1 17 (32.08%) GlassFish
2 8 (15.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (7.55%) Apache
4 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.77%) JBoss
5 1 (1.89%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Wireshark
2 3 (5.66%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) SS7
3 1 (1.89%) LAN
3 1 (1.89%) WAN
3 1 (1.89%) HTTP
3 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (41.51%) Relational Database
2 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
3 16 (30.19%) RDBMS
4 4 (7.55%) MySQL
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.89%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (37.74%) JUnit
1 20 (37.74%) Maven
2 19 (35.85%) Eclipse
3 17 (32.08%) Ant
4 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.77%) Gradle
5 2 (3.77%) Selenium
5 2 (3.77%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.89%) WiX
6 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.89%) FxCop
6 1 (1.89%) StyleCop
6 1 (1.89%) Moq
6 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.89%) NUnit
6 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (39.62%) Retail
2 3 (5.66%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Finance
4 1 (1.89%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Software Engineer
2 20 (37.74%) Developer
3 18 (33.96%) Java Developer
4 12 (22.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Systems Support
7 3 (5.66%) Systems Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Database Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) ERP Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Trainer
8 2 (3.77%) ERP Implementation Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Implementation Consultant
9 1 (1.89%) QA Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (67.92%) SOAP
1 36 (67.92%) XML
1 36 (67.92%) JMS
2 21 (39.62%) Hibernate
2 21 (39.62%) Spring
3 19 (35.85%) Servlets
3 19 (35.85%) JSON
3 19 (35.85%) RabbitMQ
3 19 (35.85%) REST
3 19 (35.85%) ActiveMQ
3 19 (35.85%) WSDL
3 19 (35.85%) Web Services
4 17 (32.08%) J2EE
4 17 (32.08%) EJB
4 17 (32.08%) JDBC
4 17 (32.08%) JNDI
5 16 (30.19%) Java EE
6 9 (16.98%) jQuery
7 2 (3.77%) JSP
7 2 (3.77%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.85%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (32.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 38 (71.70%) UNIX
2 27 (50.94%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Debian
3 1 (1.89%) Android
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) CentOS
3 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) TDD
2 21 (39.62%) Software Engineering
3 20 (37.74%) OO
4 17 (32.08%) E-Commerce
4 17 (32.08%) OOP
4 17 (32.08%) Logistics
5 16 (30.19%) Software Architecture
6 15 (28.30%) OOD
7 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (11.32%) Coaching
8 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
8 6 (11.32%) Migration
8 6 (11.32%) Communications Security
9 5 (9.43%) Automated Testing
9 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.66%) Scrum
10 3 (5.66%) MVC
10 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.66%) Change Control
11 2 (3.77%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 40 (75.47%) Java
2 36 (67.92%) C++
3 19 (35.85%) SQL
3 19 (35.85%) C
4 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.66%) Ruby
6 2 (3.77%) C#
6 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.89%) Python
7 1 (1.89%) Perl
7 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (41.51%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.89%) vSphere
3 1 (1.89%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Puppet
2 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.89%) Hyperic
2 1 (1.89%) Nagios
2 1 (1.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) Oracle
2 9 (16.98%) VMware
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.89%) Sybase
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco
4 1 (1.89%) Wonderware
4 1 (1.89%) Percona
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