The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Developer
Rank 879 905 891
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Developer 11 28 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.023% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.025% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 6 28 12
Average salary £60,000 £46,434 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.21% -10.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £30,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.93% -2.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

UNIX Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UNIX Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UNIX Developer
Salary Trend

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

UNIX Developer Salary Trend in the UK

UNIX Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX Developer over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 within the UK.

UNIX Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

UNIX Developer
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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 -3 11 £60,000 +32.25%
London +19 7 £62,500 +24.54%
City of London +28 3 £68,750 +51.53%
East Midlands +17 2 £38,750 +29.16%
North West +17 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
Nottingham -5 1 £30,000 -
Nottinghamshire -7 1 £30,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £47,500 -
Northampton - 1 £47,500 -

UNIX Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited UNIX Developer in their job title 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 with UNIX Developer in their job title.

1 33 (100.00%) UNIX
2 24 (72.73%) Finance
3 22 (66.67%) C++
4 17 (51.52%) Linux
5 14 (42.42%) SQL
5 14 (42.42%) Computer Science
5 14 (42.42%) Relational Database
6 13 (39.39%) Degree
7 11 (33.33%) HTML
7 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 11 (33.33%) PHP
7 11 (33.33%) XML
8 10 (30.30%) Java
8 10 (30.30%) Shell Script
9 9 (27.27%) C
10 8 (24.24%) Oracle
11 7 (21.21%) CSS
11 7 (21.21%) MySQL
11 7 (21.21%) XSLT
11 7 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (21.21%) Investment Banking
11 7 (21.21%) Banking
11 7 (21.21%) jQuery
11 7 (21.21%) Multithreading
11 7 (21.21%) Open Source
11 7 (21.21%) HTML5
12 6 (18.18%) Algorithmic Trading
13 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
13 5 (15.15%) Perl
14 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL

UNIX Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited UNIX Developer in their job title 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 with UNIX Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Intranet
2 1 (3.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) Relational Database
2 7 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (21.21%) MySQL
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
5 3 (9.09%) Big Data
6 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.03%) ProC
General
1 24 (72.73%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Banking
2 7 (21.21%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) HTML
1 11 (33.33%) XML
2 7 (21.21%) XSLT
2 7 (21.21%) jQuery
2 7 (21.21%) HTML5
2 7 (21.21%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Computer Science
2 7 (21.21%) Open Source
3 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (9.09%) Fixed Income
4 3 (9.09%) Equities
5 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) UNIX
2 17 (51.52%) Linux
3 4 (12.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Multithreading
2 6 (18.18%) Algorithmic Trading
3 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
3 4 (12.12%) Validation
4 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.06%) Kanban
4 2 (6.06%) BDD
5 1 (3.03%) Analytics
5 1 (3.03%) Kernel Tuning
5 1 (3.03%) ETL
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.03%) Data Management
5 1 (3.03%) Concurrent Programming
5 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) C++
2 14 (42.42%) SQL
3 11 (33.33%) PHP
3 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (30.30%) Java
4 10 (30.30%) Shell Script
5 9 (27.27%) C
6 5 (15.15%) Perl
7 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
7 4 (12.12%) Korn
8 3 (9.09%) Python
9 2 (6.06%) Scala
10 1 (3.03%) VB6
10 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Sybase
2 1 (3.03%) HP
2 1 (3.03%) Cognizant
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.03%) Teradata