The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Street region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Street 9.76% 5.41% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.77% 22.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
Linux
Somerset

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

Operating Systems Category
Street
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Street 31.71% 24.32% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 0
Average salary £47,400 £31,650 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Street

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Street

Linux
Salary Trend in Street

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

Linux Salary Trend in Street

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Street

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Street 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 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) OOP
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) LAMP
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Doctrine
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (25.00%) LESS
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (25.00%) XML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Street by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Street 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 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) PHPUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) LAMP
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Doctrine
2 1 (25.00%) LESS
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Symfony
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Memcached
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OOP
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP5
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree