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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 2.22% 7.29% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 22.58% 16.67%
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
Operating Systems Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
14 31 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 15.56% 32.29% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 5
Average salary £25,000 £26,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £18,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 10 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 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) RSpec
3 3 (60.00%) SaaS
3 3 (60.00%) PaaS
3 3 (60.00%) IaaS
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) Ruby
3 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) SSH
4 1 (20.00%) JSF
4 1 (20.00%) Maven
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Ant
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (20.00%) EJB
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 10 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) SaaS
1 3 (60.00%) PaaS
1 3 (60.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) RSpec
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) JSF
2 1 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) JPA
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) EJB
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
Swansea
Kainos
Salary: Competitive Salary
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