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 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
Linux
Rank 25 26 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Permanent jobs citing Linux 14 1 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 5.74% 1.03% 28.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.42% 3.13% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 27
Average salary £27,500 - £25,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 - £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 - £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
76 32 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 31.15% 32.99% 47.17%
Number of salaries quoted 43 29 47
Average salary £26,000 £30,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 20 (95.24%) JavaScript
1 20 (95.24%) MySQL
1 20 (95.24%) jQuery
2 15 (71.43%) CSS
2 15 (71.43%) JSP
2 15 (71.43%) HTML
3 14 (66.67%) Marketing
4 10 (47.62%) Web Analytics
4 10 (47.62%) JSON
4 10 (47.62%) SEO
4 10 (47.62%) CMS
4 10 (47.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (47.62%) Photoshop
4 10 (47.62%) XML
4 10 (47.62%) XSD
4 10 (47.62%) XSLT
4 10 (47.62%) HTML5
4 10 (47.62%) Analytics
5 7 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (33.33%) RESTful
5 7 (33.33%) Web Services
5 7 (33.33%) SOAP
6 5 (23.81%) Struts
6 5 (23.81%) J2EE
6 5 (23.81%) JUnit
6 5 (23.81%) Java
6 5 (23.81%) C
6 5 (23.81%) C++
6 5 (23.81%) PHP
6 5 (23.81%) Firmware

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 10 (47.62%) CMS
2 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (47.62%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Intranet
1 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (95.24%) MySQL
2 5 (23.81%) RDBMS
2 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.52%) Big Data
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) JUnit
1 5 (23.81%) Subversion
1 5 (23.81%) Maven
1 5 (23.81%) Hudson
2 2 (9.52%) PHPUnit
2 2 (9.52%) Bazaar
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 14 (66.67%) Marketing
2 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
2 5 (23.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 15 (71.43%) Web Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Java Web Developer
4 4 (19.05%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) jQuery
2 15 (71.43%) CSS
2 15 (71.43%) JSP
2 15 (71.43%) HTML
3 10 (47.62%) JSON
3 10 (47.62%) XML
3 10 (47.62%) XSD
3 10 (47.62%) XSLT
3 10 (47.62%) HTML5
4 7 (33.33%) RESTful
4 7 (33.33%) Web Services
4 7 (33.33%) SOAP
5 5 (23.81%) Struts
5 5 (23.81%) J2EE
5 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
5 5 (23.81%) Java EE
5 5 (23.81%) JSF
5 5 (23.81%) Ext JS
5 5 (23.81%) MyBatis
6 1 (4.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Firmware
2 2 (9.52%) Social Network
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) Social Media
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.76%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Web Analytics
1 10 (47.62%) SEO
1 10 (47.62%) Analytics
2 7 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (23.81%) OO
3 5 (23.81%) Web Design
3 5 (23.81%) Web Development
3 5 (23.81%) Android Development
4 4 (19.05%) OO PHP
4 4 (19.05%) MVC
4 4 (19.05%) Email Marketing
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Data Management
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (9.52%) Time Management
5 2 (9.52%) Market Research
5 2 (9.52%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) JavaScript
2 5 (23.81%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) C
2 5 (23.81%) C++
2 5 (23.81%) PHP
3 4 (19.05%) PHP5
4 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Adobe
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) VMware
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago