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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Developer
Rank 892 819 861
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Developer 12 42 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.040% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.042% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 12 31 26
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £30,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £78,750
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £35,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-18.57% -21.34%

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
107924 99127 110240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87419 82406 94006
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 18 September 2014 within the UK.

UNIX Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

UNIX Developer
Top 7 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 18 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 -75 12 £40,000 -11.11%
Nottinghamshire +1 6 £28,500 -5.00%
Nottingham -4 6 £28,500 -5.00%
East Midlands -15 6 £28,500 -5.00%
London -49 5 £52,500 -
North West -21 1 £52,500 +31.25%
Manchester - 1 £52,500 -

UNIX Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 38 (100.00%) UNIX
2 31 (81.58%) Linux
3 28 (73.68%) C++
4 20 (52.63%) Degree
5 17 (44.74%) C
6 16 (42.11%) Computer Science
7 11 (28.95%) Python
8 10 (26.32%) XML
8 10 (26.32%) HTML
8 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
8 10 (26.32%) Finance
9 9 (23.68%) Oracle
9 9 (23.68%) Low Latency
10 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
10 8 (21.05%) Multithreading
10 8 (21.05%) PHP
10 8 (21.05%) OO
10 8 (21.05%) Data Analysis
10 8 (21.05%) Intranet
10 8 (21.05%) Shell Script
10 8 (21.05%) Validation
11 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
12 4 (10.53%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (10.53%) Banking
12 4 (10.53%) Java
13 3 (7.89%) Solaris
13 3 (7.89%) SQL
13 3 (7.89%) Front Office
14 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management

UNIX Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (2.63%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.63%) Apache
1 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.63%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Project
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.63%) Big Data
3 1 (2.63%) Pentaho
3 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Ant
1 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Front Office
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) XML
1 10 (26.32%) HTML
2 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
2 2 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.63%) EJB
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) J2EE
3 1 (2.63%) Spring
3 1 (2.63%) JSF
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.63%) jQuery
3 1 (2.63%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) UNIX
2 31 (81.58%) Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (7.89%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Low Latency
2 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
2 8 (21.05%) Multithreading
2 8 (21.05%) OO
2 8 (21.05%) Data Analysis
2 8 (21.05%) Validation
3 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (2.63%) SOA
4 1 (2.63%) ETL
4 1 (2.63%) UML
4 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.63%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.63%) Scrum
4 1 (2.63%) MVC
4 1 (2.63%) Software Architecture
4 1 (2.63%) Wealth Management
4 1 (2.63%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) C++
2 17 (44.74%) C
3 11 (28.95%) Python
4 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 8 (21.05%) PHP
5 8 (21.05%) Shell Script
6 4 (10.53%) Java
7 3 (7.89%) SQL
8 2 (5.26%) Ruby
8 2 (5.26%) Perl
9 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.63%) C#
9 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.63%) Clojure
9 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (52.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
1 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.63%) Ansible
1 1 (2.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Sybase
2 1 (2.63%) JBoss
2 1 (2.63%) webMethods
2 1 (2.63%) Avaloq