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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 8 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Street 15.38% 8.93% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.29% 26.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 0
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
17 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Street 43.59% 33.93% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 2
Average salary £45,000 £33,300 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.13% -58.37%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Street

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Street region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Street

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Street

For the 6 months to 29 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 6 (85.71%) C++
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 4 (57.14%) Ajax
3 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) PHPUnit
3 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (57.14%) LAMP
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) Unified Communications
3 4 (57.14%) REST
3 4 (57.14%) OO PHP
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) C

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Street by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) PHP Developer
2 4 (57.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Ajax
1 4 (57.14%) LAMP
1 4 (57.14%) SOAP
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Symfony
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Memcached
3 1 (14.29%) Doctrine
3 1 (14.29%) LESS
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) OOP
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) OO PHP
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C++
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) PHP
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) C
5 1 (14.29%) PHP5
5 1 (14.29%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree