The table below looks at the statistics for POSIX skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited POSIX over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX)
Rank 886 952 993
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +41
Permanent jobs citing POSIX 25 29 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.026% 0.007%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.066% 0.070% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 3
Median salary £45,000 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,250 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £92,500 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38091 41370 45776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.90% 37.73% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 33104 35316 38915
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

POSIX
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing POSIX as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

POSIX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

POSIX
Salary Trend

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

POSIX Salary Trend in the UK

POSIX
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing POSIX over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 within the UK.

POSIX Salary Histogram in the UK

POSIX
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing POSIX within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 21 £42,500 -37.03% 1
East of England +22 8 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Cambridgeshire +12 8 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Cambridge +10 8 £47,500 -13.63% 1
London +25 7 £35,000 -57.57%
Buckinghamshire +28 5 £37,500 -28.57%
Milton Keynes +23 5 £37,500 -28.57%
South East +18 5 £37,500 -37.50%
North West - 1 £55,000 -
Manchester - 1 £55,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £35,000 -
Ealing - 1 £55,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £55,000 -

POSIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing POSIX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for POSIX.

1 50 (78.13%) Linux
2 45 (70.31%) C++
3 27 (42.19%) Degree
4 26 (40.63%) Windows
5 24 (37.50%) Unix
6 22 (34.38%) C
6 22 (34.38%) Java
7 21 (32.81%) Computer Science
7 21 (32.81%) Bash Shell
8 19 (29.69%) Multithreading
8 19 (29.69%) Shell Script
9 17 (26.56%) Oracle
10 16 (25.00%) SQL
11 15 (23.44%) Automotive
11 15 (23.44%) Concurrent Programming
12 14 (21.88%) Software Engineering
12 14 (21.88%) OO
13 13 (20.31%) FTP
13 13 (20.31%) Korn
13 13 (20.31%) AWK
14 12 (18.75%) Retail
14 12 (18.75%) SDLC
14 12 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (17.19%) Oracle ERP
15 11 (17.19%) ERP
15 11 (17.19%) C#
15 11 (17.19%) STL
15 11 (17.19%) XML
15 11 (17.19%) ITIL

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (12.50%) JBoss
2 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.69%) Confluence
4 1 (1.56%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Office 365
2 3 (4.69%) iTunes
2 3 (4.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) FTP
2 10 (15.63%) Internet
3 4 (6.25%) Multicast
4 2 (3.13%) HTTP
4 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.56%) CDMA
5 1 (1.56%) DVB
5 1 (1.56%) Firewall
5 1 (1.56%) INAP
5 1 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.56%) MPLS
5 1 (1.56%) NAS
5 1 (1.56%) PBX
5 1 (1.56%) RTP
5 1 (1.56%) SNMP
5 1 (1.56%) SSH
5 1 (1.56%) TCAP
5 1 (1.56%) VLAN
5 1 (1.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) HBase
2 5 (7.81%) SQLPlus
3 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.56%) MySQL
4 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) JUnit
1 8 (12.50%) TestNG
2 7 (10.94%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.38%) Maven
4 4 (6.25%) Burp Suite
4 4 (6.25%) GDB
4 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.25%) JIRA
4 4 (6.25%) Metasploit
5 3 (4.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.69%) CMake
5 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.69%) Gradle
5 3 (4.69%) Toad
5 3 (4.69%) Xcode
General
1 15 (23.44%) Automotive
2 12 (18.75%) Retail
3 4 (6.25%) Finance
3 4 (6.25%) Front Office
4 3 (4.69%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (64.06%) Developer
2 27 (42.19%) C++ Developer
3 20 (31.25%) Linux Developer
4 12 (18.75%) Applications Support
5 11 (17.19%) Java Developer
5 11 (17.19%) Senior Developer
6 9 (14.06%) Analyst
6 9 (14.06%) Applications Support Analyst
6 9 (14.06%) Support Analyst
7 8 (12.50%) Agile Developer
7 8 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (12.50%) Cloud Developer
7 8 (12.50%) Senior Agile Developer
7 8 (12.50%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 8 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Junior
8 6 (9.38%) Junior C++ Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Junior Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Linux Support
9 5 (7.81%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) STL
1 11 (17.19%) XML
2 9 (14.06%) HTML
3 8 (12.50%) CSS
3 8 (12.50%) JSP
4 5 (7.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (7.81%) Middleware
5 4 (6.25%) .NET
5 4 (6.25%) Pthreads
6 3 (4.69%) JSON
6 3 (4.69%) REST
6 3 (4.69%) SOAP
6 3 (4.69%) UIKit
7 1 (1.56%) FreeSWITCH
7 1 (1.56%) HTML5
7 1 (1.56%) OpenGL
7 1 (1.56%) OpenGL ES
7 1 (1.56%) Servlets
7 1 (1.56%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 4 (6.25%) Equities
3 3 (4.69%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.69%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.69%) User Experience
4 2 (3.13%) iPad
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) IPTV
5 1 (1.56%) STB
Operating Systems
1 50 (78.13%) Linux
2 26 (40.63%) Windows
3 24 (37.50%) Unix
4 6 (9.38%) Windows Server
4 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.25%) AIX
6 4 (6.25%) HPUX
6 4 (6.25%) Kali Linux
6 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.25%) Solaris
7 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.69%) CentOS
7 3 (4.69%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.56%) uClinux
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) Multithreading
2 15 (23.44%) Concurrent Programming
3 14 (21.88%) OO
3 14 (21.88%) Software Engineering
4 12 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (18.75%) SDLC
5 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (17.19%) ERP
5 11 (17.19%) ITIL
6 8 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (12.50%) Malware Analysis
6 8 (12.50%) Scrum
6 8 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.81%) Service Management
9 4 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.25%) DevOps
9 4 (6.25%) Information Security
9 4 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (6.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (70.31%) C++
2 22 (34.38%) C
2 22 (34.38%) Java
3 21 (32.81%) Bash Shell
4 19 (29.69%) Shell Script
5 16 (25.00%) SQL
6 13 (20.31%) AWK
6 13 (20.31%) Korn
7 11 (17.19%) C#
8 8 (12.50%) Perl
8 8 (12.50%) Python
8 8 (12.50%) R
9 7 (10.94%) Objective-C
10 6 (9.38%) PL/SQL
11 4 (6.25%) PHP
11 4 (6.25%) Ruby
12 3 (4.69%) ANSI C
12 3 (4.69%) Apple Swift
13 1 (1.56%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 27 (42.19%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) CHECK Team Member
2 4 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.50%) HDFS
3 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Nmap
1 4 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (1.56%) Simpana
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Oracle
2 10 (15.63%) VMware
3 4 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.69%) Perforce
4 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.13%) Adobe
6 1 (1.56%) CommVault
6 1 (1.56%) Dialogic
6 1 (1.56%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.56%) Twitter
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 to £50,000 + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago