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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 2 18 5
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 44 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 44.90% 7.41% 30.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.97% 18.18% 76.19%
Number of salaries quoted 44 3 15
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 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £36,600 £44,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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 22 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 63.27% 40.74% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 62 21 20
Average salary £32,500 £29,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.16% -22.36%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 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 3 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 +16 44 £35,000 +6.06% 1
Linux
South Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 3 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 49 (51.58%) Perl
2 41 (43.16%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (36.84%) Marketing
4 33 (34.74%) PaaS
4 33 (34.74%) Big Data
4 33 (34.74%) Mobile Marketing
4 33 (34.74%) Advertising
4 33 (34.74%) E-Commerce
4 33 (34.74%) Data Mining
5 32 (33.68%) Java
6 30 (31.58%) Bash Shell
7 29 (30.53%) UNIX
8 27 (28.42%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (26.32%) Korn
10 24 (25.26%) Client/Server
11 23 (24.21%) Python
11 23 (24.21%) DTV
12 22 (23.16%) JavaScript
12 22 (23.16%) Telecoms
12 22 (23.16%) Test Management
12 22 (23.16%) Test Automation
13 20 (21.05%) Scrum
13 20 (21.05%) TCP/IP
14 19 (20.00%) Red Hat
14 19 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 18 (18.95%) Web Services
16 17 (17.89%) Perforce
16 17 (17.89%) Cucumber
16 17 (17.89%) Jenkins
17 16 (16.84%) User Experience

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 15 (15.79%) Apache
2 13 (13.68%) Confluence
3 9 (9.47%) Node.js
4 3 (3.16%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.16%) JBoss
5 2 (2.11%) IIS
6 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (34.74%) PaaS
2 12 (12.63%) SaaS
3 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 13 (13.68%) DVB
3 11 (11.58%) IGMP
3 11 (11.58%) RTSP
3 11 (11.58%) Multicast
3 11 (11.58%) Unicast
3 11 (11.58%) SNMP
4 10 (10.53%) VoIP
5 4 (4.21%) Ethernet
5 4 (4.21%) HTTP
6 2 (2.11%) MPLS
6 2 (2.11%) BGP
6 2 (2.11%) IPv4
6 2 (2.11%) IPv6
6 2 (2.11%) VPLS
7 1 (1.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (34.74%) Data Mining
1 33 (34.74%) Big Data
2 10 (10.53%) VoltDB
2 10 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.05%) MySQL
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (17.89%) Cucumber
1 17 (17.89%) Jenkins
2 13 (13.68%) TestLink
2 13 (13.68%) JUnit
2 13 (13.68%) JIRA
3 10 (10.53%) Selenium
4 9 (9.47%) Subversion
4 9 (9.47%) Git (software)
5 8 (8.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.21%) FitNesse
6 4 (4.21%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.21%) Xcode
General
1 35 (36.84%) Marketing
2 33 (34.74%) Advertising
3 22 (23.16%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.26%) Multimedia
5 4 (4.21%) Finance
6 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (25.26%) Analyst
2 14 (14.74%) Technical Support
3 13 (13.68%) Team Leader
4 12 (12.63%) Support Analyst
4 12 (12.63%) Test Analyst
5 11 (11.58%) Test Team Leader
5 11 (11.58%) Technical Support Analyst
5 11 (11.58%) Technical Analyst
6 10 (10.53%) Test Engineer
6 10 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 10 (10.53%) Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Operations Manager
7 5 (5.26%) Database Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) IT Support
8 4 (4.21%) Development Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Software Development Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) IT Operations Manager
8 4 (4.21%) IT Support Technician
8 4 (4.21%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.95%) Web Services
2 9 (9.47%) REST
3 7 (7.37%) AngularJS
4 6 (6.32%) HTML
5 2 (2.11%) jQuery
5 2 (2.11%) POSIX
5 2 (2.11%) PCRE
5 2 (2.11%) Pthreads
5 2 (2.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (2.11%) HTML5
6 1 (1.05%) Middleware
6 1 (1.05%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.05%) Spring
6 1 (1.05%) Java EE
6 1 (1.05%) JAX-WS
6 1 (1.05%) JPA
6 1 (1.05%) .NET
6 1 (1.05%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (28.42%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (25.26%) Client/Server
3 23 (24.21%) DTV
4 16 (16.84%) User Experience
5 13 (13.68%) Statistics
6 9 (9.47%) Digital Media
7 7 (7.37%) Data Centre
8 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
9 4 (4.21%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (4.21%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.53%) UNIX
2 19 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (16.84%) Windows
4 14 (14.74%) Solaris
5 13 (13.68%) CentOS
6 5 (5.26%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.05%) SUSE
7 1 (1.05%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (43.16%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (34.74%) E-Commerce
2 33 (34.74%) Mobile Marketing
3 22 (23.16%) Test Management
3 22 (23.16%) Test Automation
4 20 (21.05%) Scrum
5 14 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (13.68%) Software Testing
6 13 (13.68%) TDD
6 13 (13.68%) Product Management
6 13 (13.68%) BDD
6 13 (13.68%) SDLC
7 10 (10.53%) ETL
8 9 (9.47%) Automated Testing
8 9 (9.47%) API Testing
9 8 (8.42%) Software Engineering
9 8 (8.42%) Manual Testing
10 7 (7.37%) Migration
10 7 (7.37%) Operations Management
10 7 (7.37%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (51.58%) Perl
2 32 (33.68%) Java
3 30 (31.58%) Bash Shell
4 25 (26.32%) Korn
5 23 (24.21%) Python
6 22 (23.16%) JavaScript
7 16 (16.84%) SQL
8 14 (14.74%) Objective-C
8 14 (14.74%) C
9 11 (11.58%) C++
9 11 (11.58%) Shell Script
10 6 (6.32%) PHP
10 6 (6.32%) Ruby
11 4 (4.21%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (13.68%) Degree
2 3 (3.16%) ISEB
3 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.11%) CCIE
3 2 (2.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.68%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 17 (17.89%) Perforce
3 14 (14.74%) Oracle
4 5 (5.26%) Apple
5 4 (4.21%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.16%) Borland
7 2 (2.11%) SAP
7 2 (2.11%) Cisco
7 2 (2.11%) IBM
7 2 (2.11%) VMware
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago