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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX)
Rank 866 850 836
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -14
Permanent jobs citing POSIX 20 52 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.047% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.048% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 17 36 60
Average salary £42,500 £46,250 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% +1.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £35,000 £38,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,250 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-8.10% -1.59%

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
41308 45266 48103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.79% 40.87% 41.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35467 38793 42572
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 26 November 2014 within the UK.

POSIX Salary Histogram in the UK

POSIX
Top 19 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 26 November 2014. 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 -33 15 £45,000 -6.25% 1
South West -22 9 £45,000 +28.57%
Wales - 5 £42,500 -
Cwmbran - 5 £42,500 -
Torfaen - 5 £42,500 -
South Wales - 5 £42,500 -
London +4 4 £45,000 -18.91% 1
Gloucestershire -21 3 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £57,500 -
Chippenham - 3 £55,000 -
Surrey -7 2 £42,500 -41.37%
Devon -15 2 £30,000 -
South East -31 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Guildford - 2 £42,500 -
Paignton - 2 £30,000 -
City of London +35 1 £45,000 -47.05%
Swindon - 1 £60,000 -
Wareham - 1 £40,000 -
Dorset - 1 £40,000 -

POSIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 24 (92.31%) Linux
2 21 (80.77%) C
3 14 (53.85%) UNIX
3 14 (53.85%) C++
3 14 (53.85%) Degree
4 12 (46.15%) HTML
4 12 (46.15%) Python
5 10 (38.46%) Java
5 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
5 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
5 10 (38.46%) Algorithms
6 8 (30.77%) Ruby
6 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
6 8 (30.77%) Pthreads
6 8 (30.77%) Internet
6 8 (30.77%) HTTP
7 7 (26.92%) HTML5
8 6 (23.08%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 6 (23.08%) Windows
9 5 (19.23%) OO
9 5 (19.23%) Apache
9 5 (19.23%) Perl
9 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
9 5 (19.23%) OOD
9 5 (19.23%) SSL
9 5 (19.23%) Advertising
9 5 (19.23%) Device Driver
9 5 (19.23%) Marketing

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 5 (19.23%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
1 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 8 (30.77%) Internet
2 8 (30.77%) HTTP
3 5 (19.23%) SSL
4 3 (11.54%) SNMP
4 3 (11.54%) PBX
4 3 (11.54%) VoIP
4 3 (11.54%) RTP
4 3 (11.54%) Q.931
4 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
4 3 (11.54%) VLAN
5 2 (7.69%) IGMP
5 2 (7.69%) DHCP
5 2 (7.69%) RTCP
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security
6 1 (3.85%) IPsec
6 1 (3.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MySQL
1 4 (15.38%) Big Data
1 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Subversion
1 3 (11.54%) GCC
1 3 (11.54%) GDB
1 3 (11.54%) Automake
General
1 5 (19.23%) Advertising
1 5 (19.23%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Software Engineer
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Software Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 4 (15.38%) C++ Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Development Team Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Software Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Implementation Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Team Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Software Development Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Team Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Development Team Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Development Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Graduate
5 2 (7.69%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 8 (30.77%) Pthreads
3 7 (26.92%) HTML5
4 3 (11.54%) FreeSWITCH
4 3 (11.54%) GTK+
4 3 (11.54%) Qt
4 3 (11.54%) STL
5 2 (7.69%) XML
5 2 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (7.69%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Algorithms
2 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 5 (19.23%) Device Driver
3 5 (19.23%) Open Source
4 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (15.38%) Statistics
4 4 (15.38%) Informatics
4 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
4 4 (15.38%) Physics
5 3 (11.54%) Data Integration
6 2 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (3.85%) Hedge funds
7 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
7 1 (3.85%) SCADA
7 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) UNIX
3 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 6 (23.08%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (11.54%) uClinux
5 1 (3.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) OO
3 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
3 5 (19.23%) OOD
3 5 (19.23%) Mobile Marketing
3 5 (19.23%) Cyber Security
4 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 4 (15.38%) Extreme Programming
4 4 (15.38%) Bioinformatics
4 4 (15.38%) Memory Management
5 3 (11.54%) Web Development
5 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
5 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
6 2 (7.69%) Analytics
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Build Automation
7 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) C
2 14 (53.85%) C++
3 12 (46.15%) Python
4 10 (38.46%) Java
5 8 (30.77%) Ruby
6 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 5 (19.23%) Perl
8 4 (15.38%) Haskell
8 4 (15.38%) Scala
8 4 (15.38%) R
8 4 (15.38%) Golang
9 3 (11.54%) Lua
9 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
10 2 (7.69%) C#
11 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) HND
3 1 (3.85%) MBA
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Genesys
3 1 (3.85%) Facebook
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