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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX)
Rank 890 857 861
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +4
Permanent jobs citing POSIX 4 20 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.019% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.009% 0.047% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 26
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +10.49%

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
43023 42392 47501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.68% 39.67% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 36154 36801 41717
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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
Top 10 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 22 September 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 -10 3 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Hoddesdon - 2 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
East of England - 2 £45,000 - 1
South West -31 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Wales - 1 - -
Torfaen - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Cwmbran - 1 - -

POSIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 13 (81.25%) C
3 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Degree
4 8 (50.00%) Perl
4 8 (50.00%) C++
4 8 (50.00%) HTML
4 8 (50.00%) OO
4 8 (50.00%) Python
5 7 (43.75%) Java
5 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
5 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
5 7 (43.75%) HTML5
6 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (31.25%) Golang
7 5 (31.25%) R
7 5 (31.25%) Memory Management
7 5 (31.25%) Open Source
7 5 (31.25%) Bioinformatics
7 5 (31.25%) Scala
7 5 (31.25%) Informatics
7 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
7 5 (31.25%) Physics
7 5 (31.25%) Haskell
7 5 (31.25%) Ruby
7 5 (31.25%) Statistics
7 5 (31.25%) Extreme Programming
7 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
7 5 (31.25%) OOD
7 5 (31.25%) Internet

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) LTE
2 3 (18.75%) 4G
2 3 (18.75%) Wireless
2 3 (18.75%) HTTP
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) SNMP
3 2 (12.50%) PBX
3 2 (12.50%) VoIP
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) RTCP
3 2 (12.50%) RTP
3 2 (12.50%) Q.931
3 2 (12.50%) IGMP
3 2 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (6.25%) SSL
4 1 (6.25%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 2 (12.50%) GDB
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) GCC
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) Automake
3 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Software Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Senior Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Software Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Senior Software Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) HTML5
3 3 (18.75%) Qt
4 2 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (12.50%) WebRTC
4 2 (12.50%) GTK+
4 2 (12.50%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (6.25%) Pthreads
5 1 (6.25%) OpenMP
5 1 (6.25%) OpenGL
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
2 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (31.25%) Open Source
3 5 (31.25%) Informatics
3 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
3 5 (31.25%) Physics
3 5 (31.25%) Statistics
4 4 (25.00%) Device Driver
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
6 1 (6.25%) CUDA
6 1 (6.25%) STB
6 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
6 1 (6.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) OO
3 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
4 5 (31.25%) Memory Management
4 5 (31.25%) Bioinformatics
4 5 (31.25%) Extreme Programming
4 5 (31.25%) OOD
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Parallel Computing
6 1 (6.25%) Parallel Programming
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) Cyber Security
6 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C
2 8 (50.00%) Perl
2 8 (50.00%) C++
2 8 (50.00%) Python
3 7 (43.75%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) Golang
4 5 (31.25%) R
4 5 (31.25%) Scala
4 5 (31.25%) Haskell
4 5 (31.25%) Ruby
5 2 (12.50%) Fortran
6 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (6.25%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Perforce
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive (Negotiable)
Posted: 4 days ago
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