The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Swansea region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 2.20% 7.14% 2.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% 20.59% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 1
Average salary £52,500 £18,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+191.66% -28.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 34 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 16.48% 34.69% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8 31 6
Average salary £26,000 £26,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Linux
West Wales

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

Linux
Salary Trend in Swansea

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

Linux Salary Trend in Swansea

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) JPA
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) EJB
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) EJB
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) JSF
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) JPA
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
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