The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX)
Rank 898 843 893
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +50
Permanent jobs citing POSIX 19 40 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.036% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.039% 0.090% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 28
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £35,000 £38,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.62% +3.75%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48721 44620 52093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.16% 40.19% 41.45%
Number of salaries quoted 41025 38863 46474
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

POSIX Salary Histogram in the UK

POSIX
Top 14 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -67 19 £42,500 - 4
South East -19 11 £45,000 +5.88% 2
South West -2 7 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Wiltshire - 7 £27,500 - 2
Swindon - 7 £27,500 - 2
Staines -1 4 - -
Surrey -2 4 - -
Berkshire -5 4 £50,000 +20.48%
Crawley +17 3 £44,000 -9.74% 2
West Sussex +5 3 £44,000 -12.00% 2
Bracknell - 3 £50,000 -
London -55 1 £100,000 +100.00%
Maidenhead - 1 £45,000 -
City of London - 1 £100,000 -

POSIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 60 (93.75%) Linux
2 36 (56.25%) C
3 31 (48.44%) C++
4 28 (43.75%) Perl
4 28 (43.75%) UNIX
5 27 (42.19%) OO
6 26 (40.63%) Degree
7 24 (37.50%) Software Engineering
8 21 (32.81%) MySQL
9 20 (31.25%) Java
10 19 (29.69%) Python
11 18 (28.13%) SQL
12 16 (25.00%) HTML
12 16 (25.00%) XML
12 16 (25.00%) Multithreading
13 15 (23.44%) Telecoms
13 15 (23.44%) CSS
13 15 (23.44%) Windows
14 14 (21.88%) JBoss
14 14 (21.88%) J2SE
14 14 (21.88%) JSP
14 14 (21.88%) JUnit
14 14 (21.88%) TestNG
15 11 (17.19%) Computer Science
15 11 (17.19%) Debian
15 11 (17.19%) Wireless
15 11 (17.19%) Embedded Systems
16 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
16 10 (15.63%) Embedded Linux
16 10 (15.63%) Internet

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (10.94%) Apache
2 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) Wireless
2 10 (15.63%) Internet
3 9 (14.06%) HTTP
3 9 (14.06%) TCP/IP
4 7 (10.94%) LTE
4 7 (10.94%) DNS
4 7 (10.94%) 4G
5 4 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (6.25%) DVB
5 4 (6.25%) 3G
5 4 (6.25%) 802.11
6 2 (3.13%) VLAN
6 2 (3.13%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.13%) SNMP
6 2 (3.13%) RTP
6 2 (3.13%) Q.931
6 2 (3.13%) PBX
6 2 (3.13%) VoIP
7 1 (1.56%) RTCP
7 1 (1.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.81%) MySQL
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) JUnit
1 14 (21.88%) TestNG
2 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
3 9 (14.06%) GNU Toolchain
4 6 (9.38%) BitKeeper
5 4 (6.25%) JIRA
5 4 (6.25%) Subversion
5 4 (6.25%) ClearCase
6 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (23.44%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.25%) Electronics
3 2 (3.13%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Software Engineer
2 20 (31.25%) Developer
3 15 (23.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 14 (21.88%) Java Developer
5 11 (17.19%) Junior
6 9 (14.06%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (14.06%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (12.50%) Junior Developer
7 8 (12.50%) Junior Java Developer
8 7 (10.94%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (10.94%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (7.81%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Java Programmer
10 4 (6.25%) Team Leader
10 4 (6.25%) Linux Specialist
10 4 (6.25%) Software Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Programmer
11 3 (4.69%) Junior Software Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) HTML
1 16 (25.00%) XML
2 15 (23.44%) CSS
3 14 (21.88%) J2SE
3 14 (21.88%) JSP
4 4 (6.25%) Middleware
5 2 (3.13%) STL
5 2 (3.13%) HTML5
5 2 (3.13%) FreeSWITCH
5 2 (3.13%) GTK+
5 2 (3.13%) Qt
6 1 (1.56%) WebRTC
6 1 (1.56%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.56%) Web Services
6 1 (1.56%) Pthreads
6 1 (1.56%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Computer Science
1 11 (17.19%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (10.94%) Digital Media
3 5 (7.81%) Device Driver
4 4 (6.25%) STB
4 4 (6.25%) DTV
5 2 (3.13%) Firmware
5 2 (3.13%) Open Source
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 60 (93.75%) Linux
2 28 (43.75%) UNIX
3 15 (23.44%) Windows
4 11 (17.19%) Debian
5 10 (15.63%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (3.13%) uClinux
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) OO
2 24 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 16 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 9 (14.06%) Scrum
5 7 (10.94%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.38%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (9.38%) Test Automation
6 6 (9.38%) Data Management
7 5 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.25%) Validation
8 4 (6.25%) TDD
8 4 (6.25%) Pair Programming
8 4 (6.25%) UML
8 4 (6.25%) DNA
8 4 (6.25%) OOD
8 4 (6.25%) User Stories
8 4 (6.25%) Software Architecture
9 3 (4.69%) Workflow
10 2 (3.13%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (56.25%) C
2 31 (48.44%) C++
3 28 (43.75%) Perl
4 20 (31.25%) Java
5 19 (29.69%) Python
6 18 (28.13%) SQL
7 9 (14.06%) Bash Shell
8 8 (12.50%) AWK
8 8 (12.50%) Ruby
9 7 (10.94%) Shell Script
9 7 (10.94%) sed
10 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
10 3 (4.69%) Embedded C
10 3 (4.69%) Fortran
10 3 (4.69%) Assembly Language
11 2 (3.13%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (40.63%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) HND
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Varnish
2 2 (3.13%) Xen
2 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) Puppet
1 7 (10.94%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (10.94%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) JBoss
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle
2 6 (9.38%) Sybase
2 6 (9.38%) Symantec
3 4 (6.25%) Hitachi
3 4 (6.25%) Intel
3 4 (6.25%) Cisco
4 2 (3.13%) VMware
5 1 (1.56%) Genesys
5 1 (1.56%) Perforce
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