The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 5.50% 3.11% 8.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.04% 13.33% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 9
Average salary £36,250 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £31,000 £41,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
Linux
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wakefield region.

Operating Systems Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
46 45 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 42.20% 23.32% 39.64%
Number of salaries quoted 46 34 42
Average salary £27,250 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,100 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £40,000 £36,350
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Linux
Salary Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Wakefield region.

Linux Salary Trend in Wakefield

Linux
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield region citing Linux 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 Linux.

1 6 (85.71%) PHP
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) Apache
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) LAMP
3 3 (42.86%) Zend
3 3 (42.86%) Laravel
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) API Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 2 (28.57%) PHPUnit
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) Zend Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) PHP5
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) TDD

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield region citing Linux 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 Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) MariaDB
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
1 2 (28.57%) PHPUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) LAMP
1 3 (42.86%) Laravel
2 2 (28.57%) Zend Framework
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) CSS3
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (14.29%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) API Integration
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) PHP5
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Zend
2 2 (28.57%) Perforce
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Twitter
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Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago