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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
openSUSE Linux
Rank 888 902 862
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -40
Permanent jobs citing openSUSE 5 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.004% 0.010%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.017% 0.016% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 11
Average salary £28,500 £26,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.61% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £23,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £30,150 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £26,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+9.61% -5.45%

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28583 30781 29014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.10% 26.83% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 24119 25533 24685
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

openSUSE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing openSUSE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

openSUSE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

openSUSE
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing openSUSE within the UK.

openSUSE Salary Trend in the UK

openSUSE
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing openSUSE over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 within the UK.

openSUSE Salary Histogram in the UK

openSUSE
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing openSUSE within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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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
England +4 5 £28,500 +9.61%
North West - 3 £28,500 -
Altrincham - 3 £28,500 -
Manchester - 3 £28,500 -
East Sussex +18 1 £23,000 -26.98%
South East +14 1 £23,000 -26.98%
City of London - 1 £37,500 -
London - 1 £37,500 -
Lewes - 1 £23,000 -

openSUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing openSUSE 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 openSUSE.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Apache
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) Perl
2 10 (83.33%) PHP
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
2 10 (83.33%) Subversion
2 10 (83.33%) jQuery
3 7 (58.33%) WordPress
3 7 (58.33%) Android
3 7 (58.33%) TestNG
3 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (58.33%) RESTful
3 7 (58.33%) QA
3 7 (58.33%) Selenium
3 7 (58.33%) Puppet
3 7 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (58.33%) Log4j
3 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
3 7 (58.33%) Spring
3 7 (58.33%) Maven
3 7 (58.33%) Ajax
3 7 (58.33%) Ubuntu
3 7 (58.33%) Java EE
3 7 (58.33%) JSTL
3 7 (58.33%) JIRA
3 7 (58.33%) Java

openSUSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing openSUSE 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 openSUSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (83.33%) Apache
2 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
2 7 (58.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) SSH
1 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Subversion
2 7 (58.33%) Maven
2 7 (58.33%) JIRA
2 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) TestNG
2 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (58.33%) Bitbucket
2 7 (58.33%) Gradle
2 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (58.33%) JUnit
2 7 (58.33%) Log4j
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Mid-Level Java Developer
4 3 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
1 10 (83.33%) jQuery
2 7 (58.33%) RESTful
2 7 (58.33%) JSP
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
2 7 (58.33%) Spring
2 7 (58.33%) Ajax
2 7 (58.33%) Java EE
2 7 (58.33%) JSTL
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Ubuntu
2 7 (58.33%) Android
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) CentOS
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (83.33%) TDD
2 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 10 (83.33%) Perl
1 10 (83.33%) PHP
2 7 (58.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Puppet
1 7 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (58.33%) Salt
2 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) VMware