The table below looks at the statistics for POSIX skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited POSIX over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX)
Rank 916 924 913
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs citing POSIX 32 18 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.017% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.083% 0.045% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 23
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +29.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £82,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +22.58%

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
38451 39642 43470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.97% 37.19% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 33162 34121 36331
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

POSIX
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing POSIX within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016 within the UK.

POSIX Salary Histogram in the UK

POSIX
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing POSIX within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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 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 +44 32 £55,000 +2.32% 4
South East +21 13 £52,500 -
London +13 13 £75,000 -9.09% 3
Berkshire +2 7 £52,500 -
Reading - 7 £52,500 -
East Grinstead - 5 - -
West Sussex - 5 - -
Cambridgeshire +6 4 £45,000 - 1
East of England +5 4 £45,000 - 1
Cambridge 0 4 £45,000 - 1
North West - 2 £50,000 -
Surrey - 1 £47,500 -
Wilmslow - 1 £40,000 -
Manchester - 1 £60,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £40,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £55,000 -

POSIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing POSIX 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 POSIX.

1 46 (76.67%) Linux
2 43 (71.67%) C++
3 32 (53.33%) Windows
4 30 (50.00%) Unix
5 29 (48.33%) Degree
6 24 (40.00%) SDLC
7 21 (35.00%) Java
8 20 (33.33%) OO
9 18 (30.00%) HTML
9 18 (30.00%) C
9 18 (30.00%) CSS
10 17 (28.33%) Perl
10 17 (28.33%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (26.67%) STL
12 15 (25.00%) Internet
12 15 (25.00%) Multithreading
13 14 (23.33%) XML
14 13 (21.67%) Service Delivery
14 13 (21.67%) JSP
14 13 (21.67%) JUnit
14 13 (21.67%) TestNG
14 13 (21.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 13 (21.67%) R
14 13 (21.67%) HBase
14 13 (21.67%) HDFS
15 12 (20.00%) Bash Shell
15 12 (20.00%) Software Engineering
15 12 (20.00%) SQL
16 11 (18.33%) Scrum

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing POSIX 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 POSIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (16.67%) JBoss
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.00%) Internet
2 9 (15.00%) FTP
3 6 (10.00%) 2G
3 6 (10.00%) 3G
3 6 (10.00%) 3GPP
3 6 (10.00%) CDMA
3 6 (10.00%) INAP
3 6 (10.00%) M3UA
3 6 (10.00%) Multicast
3 6 (10.00%) TCAP
4 4 (6.67%) HTTP
4 4 (6.67%) SSH
4 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.33%) DNS
5 2 (3.33%) Firewall
5 2 (3.33%) Intranet
5 2 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (3.33%) MPLS
5 2 (3.33%) SAN
5 2 (3.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) HBase
2 9 (15.00%) MySQL
3 7 (11.67%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (8.33%) Big Data
4 5 (8.33%) SQLPlus
5 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) JUnit
1 13 (21.67%) TestNG
2 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.00%) CppUnit
3 6 (10.00%) GDB
3 6 (10.00%) JIRA
4 5 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 5 (8.33%) Subversion
5 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.33%) Toad
7 1 (1.67%) Hudson
7 1 (1.67%) Maven
7 1 (1.67%) Xcode
General
1 7 (11.67%) Front Office
1 7 (11.67%) Retail
2 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.33%) Finance
4 3 (5.00%) Automotive
5 2 (3.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Developer
2 20 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 14 (23.33%) Java Developer
4 12 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 9 (15.00%) Software Developer
6 8 (13.33%) Java Software Developer
7 7 (11.67%) Applications Support
7 7 (11.67%) Senior Developer
8 6 (10.00%) Linux Developer
9 5 (8.33%) Development Engineer
9 5 (8.33%) Mainframe Software Engineer
9 5 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
10 4 (6.67%) Administrator
10 4 (6.67%) Lead Developer
10 4 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
11 3 (5.00%) Agile Developer
11 3 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
11 3 (5.00%) Applications Manager
11 3 (5.00%) Lead Software Developer
11 3 (5.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.00%) CSS
1 18 (30.00%) HTML
2 16 (26.67%) STL
3 14 (23.33%) XML
4 13 (21.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 13 (21.67%) JSP
5 11 (18.33%) Pthreads
6 2 (3.33%) LAMP
6 2 (3.33%) Middleware
6 2 (3.33%) Web Services
7 1 (1.67%) FreeSWITCH
7 1 (1.67%) JSON
7 1 (1.67%) OpenGL
7 1 (1.67%) OpenGL ES
7 1 (1.67%) REST
7 1 (1.67%) SOAP
7 1 (1.67%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.67%) Algorithms
2 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.00%) Equities
3 6 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (8.33%) Derivative
4 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (8.33%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.33%) Tandem
6 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.67%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.67%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.67%) iPad
6 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (76.67%) Linux
2 32 (53.33%) Windows
3 30 (50.00%) Unix
4 5 (8.33%) zOS
5 4 (6.67%) FreeBSD
5 4 (6.67%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.33%) AIX
6 2 (3.33%) Debian
6 2 (3.33%) HPUX
6 2 (3.33%) Solaris
6 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.67%) Android
7 1 (1.67%) CentOS
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) SDLC
2 20 (33.33%) OO
3 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (28.33%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 13 (21.67%) Service Delivery
6 12 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 11 (18.33%) Scrum
8 10 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
9 7 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (11.67%) ERP
9 7 (11.67%) ITIL
10 6 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 6 (10.00%) TDD
11 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (8.33%) Network Management
11 5 (8.33%) Open Source
11 5 (8.33%) Product Management
12 4 (6.67%) Concurrent Programming
12 4 (6.67%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (71.67%) C++
2 21 (35.00%) Java
3 18 (30.00%) C
4 17 (28.33%) Perl
5 13 (21.67%) R
6 12 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 12 (20.00%) SQL
7 10 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (11.67%) AWK
9 7 (11.67%) C#
9 7 (11.67%) Korn
10 6 (10.00%) Python
11 5 (8.33%) Assembly Language
11 5 (8.33%) PL/SQL
12 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
13 2 (3.33%) PHP
14 1 (1.67%) Embedded C++
14 1 (1.67%) GLSL
14 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 29 (48.33%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) OCP
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (21.67%) HDFS
2 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) NFS
3 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Puppet
1 2 (3.33%) Simpana
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Oracle
2 6 (10.00%) Dialogic
2 6 (10.00%) Google
3 5 (8.33%) IBM
3 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.67%) VMware
5 3 (5.00%) Adobe
6 2 (3.33%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.33%) CommVault
6 2 (3.33%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.67%) Tieto
7 1 (1.67%) Twitter
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