The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 6.33% 3.33% 4.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.73% 6.67% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 2
Average salary £45,000 £28,949 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.44% -15.47%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
West Wales

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

Operating Systems Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
22 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 27.85% 50.00% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 9
Average salary £26,500 £25,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 24 October 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 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (85.71%) Puppet
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) SOA
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) RSpec
3 4 (57.14%) SaaS
3 4 (57.14%) PaaS
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) IaaS
3 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) SSH
5 1 (14.29%) JSF
5 1 (14.29%) Maven
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Java EE
5 1 (14.29%) JPA
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Scala
5 1 (14.29%) HTTP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (57.14%) SaaS
1 4 (57.14%) PaaS
1 4 (57.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) IPv4
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) RSpec
3 1 (14.29%) Ant
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) JSF
2 1 (14.29%) Java EE
2 1 (14.29%) JPA
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) EJB
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) SOA
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) Scala
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Puppet
2 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Kainos
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 per year
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