The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 3.92% 3.96% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 28.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £24,250 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 Taunton region.

Operating Systems Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 19.61% 13.86% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 7
Average salary £22,500 £37,500 £25,540
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +46.82%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Linux
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Linux Salary Trend in Taunton

Linux
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree