The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 2 19 8
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 44 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 50.00% 6.67% 26.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.97% 17.39% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 44 3 13
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,050 £36,600 £38,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
Linux
South 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 Torfaen region.

Operating Systems Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
62 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 70.45% 38.33% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 62 22 23
Average salary £32,500 £32,750 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.76% -11.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £38,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

Linux
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

Linux Salary Trend in Torfaen

Linux
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Torfaen

Linux
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cwmbran +17 44 £35,000 +6.06% 1
Linux
South Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 46 (55.42%) Perl
2 37 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (37.35%) Java
4 29 (34.94%) Bash Shell
5 28 (33.73%) UNIX
6 27 (32.53%) Marketing
7 25 (30.12%) Advertising
7 25 (30.12%) E-Commerce
7 25 (30.12%) Data Mining
7 25 (30.12%) PaaS
7 25 (30.12%) Big Data
7 25 (30.12%) Mobile Marketing
8 24 (28.92%) Python
9 22 (26.51%) JavaScript
9 22 (26.51%) Telecoms
9 22 (26.51%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (25.30%) Korn
11 20 (24.10%) Client/Server
11 20 (24.10%) Test Automation
12 19 (22.89%) Oracle
12 19 (22.89%) DTV
13 18 (21.69%) Test Management
13 18 (21.69%) Scrum
14 17 (20.48%) Red Hat
14 17 (20.48%) Web Services
14 17 (20.48%) SQL
14 17 (20.48%) Solaris
14 17 (20.48%) SaaS
14 17 (20.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (19.28%) Cucumber

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 11 (13.25%) Confluence
2 10 (12.05%) Node.js
2 10 (12.05%) Apache
3 5 (6.02%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.82%) JBoss
5 2 (2.41%) IIS
6 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (30.12%) PaaS
2 17 (20.48%) SaaS
3 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.66%) TCP/IP
2 11 (13.25%) DVB
3 10 (12.05%) VoIP
4 9 (10.84%) IGMP
4 9 (10.84%) RTSP
4 9 (10.84%) SNMP
4 9 (10.84%) Multicast
4 9 (10.84%) Unicast
5 2 (2.41%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.41%) HTTP
6 1 (1.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.12%) Data Mining
1 25 (30.12%) Big Data
2 10 (12.05%) NoSQL
2 10 (12.05%) VoltDB
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (19.28%) Cucumber
1 16 (19.28%) Jenkins
2 11 (13.25%) JIRA
2 11 (13.25%) Selenium
2 11 (13.25%) JUnit
2 11 (13.25%) TestLink
3 10 (12.05%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.05%) Subversion
4 9 (10.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (4.82%) FitNesse
6 2 (2.41%) Xcode
6 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (32.53%) Marketing
2 25 (30.12%) Advertising
3 22 (26.51%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.82%) Finance
5 3 (3.61%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.41%) Electronics
6 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (33.73%) Analyst
2 17 (20.48%) Technical Support
3 15 (18.07%) Support Analyst
4 13 (15.66%) Technical Support Analyst
4 13 (15.66%) Technical Analyst
4 13 (15.66%) Test Analyst
5 10 (12.05%) Developer
5 10 (12.05%) Team Leader
5 10 (12.05%) Test Engineer
6 9 (10.84%) Test Team Leader
7 5 (6.02%) Operations Manager
7 5 (6.02%) Database Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Software Tester
8 4 (4.82%) IT Operations Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Tester
9 3 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.61%) AWS Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Graduate Support Analyst
10 2 (2.41%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.48%) Web Services
2 11 (13.25%) AngularJS
3 10 (12.05%) REST
4 3 (3.61%) HTML
5 1 (1.20%) Middleware
5 1 (1.20%) JSP
5 1 (1.20%) .NET
5 1 (1.20%) jQuery
5 1 (1.20%) JPA
5 1 (1.20%) JAX-WS
5 1 (1.20%) Java EE
5 1 (1.20%) Spring
5 1 (1.20%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.20%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.51%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (24.10%) Client/Server
3 19 (22.89%) DTV
4 13 (15.66%) User Experience
5 11 (13.25%) Statistics
6 10 (12.05%) Digital Media
7 7 (8.43%) Data Centre
8 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
8 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (33.73%) UNIX
2 17 (20.48%) Solaris
2 17 (20.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (14.46%) Windows
4 11 (13.25%) CentOS
5 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.20%) Android
6 1 (1.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.12%) E-Commerce
2 25 (30.12%) Mobile Marketing
3 20 (24.10%) Test Automation
4 18 (21.69%) Test Management
4 18 (21.69%) Scrum
5 12 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (13.25%) Software Testing
6 11 (13.25%) TDD
6 11 (13.25%) SDLC
6 11 (13.25%) BDD
6 11 (13.25%) Product Management
7 10 (12.05%) API Testing
7 10 (12.05%) ETL
8 9 (10.84%) Automated Testing
9 8 (9.64%) Manual Testing
10 7 (8.43%) Operations Management
10 7 (8.43%) Migration
10 7 (8.43%) Line Management
11 6 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 46 (55.42%) Perl
2 31 (37.35%) Java
3 29 (34.94%) Bash Shell
4 24 (28.92%) Python
5 22 (26.51%) JavaScript
6 21 (25.30%) Korn
7 17 (20.48%) SQL
8 12 (14.46%) Objective-C
9 10 (12.05%) Shell Script
10 8 (9.64%) C
11 6 (7.23%) Ruby
11 6 (7.23%) PHP
12 5 (6.02%) C++
12 5 (6.02%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (18.07%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) ISEB
3 2 (2.41%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (22.89%) Oracle
2 17 (20.48%) Red Hat
3 16 (19.28%) Perforce
4 4 (4.82%) Borland
5 2 (2.41%) VMware
5 2 (2.41%) SAP
5 2 (2.41%) Apple
5 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
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