The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 194 193 201
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 26 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.78% 0.75% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 6
Average salary £30,000 £35,750 £29,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.08% +20.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £34,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%
Ubuntu
England

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

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1463 1341 1266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.28% 24.97% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1189 1080
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Ubuntu Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Ubuntu Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Ubuntu
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham +10 23 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Ubuntu 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 Ubuntu.

1 27 (69.23%) Linux
2 24 (61.54%) HTML
2 24 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 24 (61.54%) CSS
3 23 (58.97%) MySQL
4 21 (53.85%) PHP
4 21 (53.85%) Zend
5 20 (51.28%) jQuery
6 17 (43.59%) OOP
6 17 (43.59%) OOD
6 17 (43.59%) Open Source
6 17 (43.59%) Debian
7 16 (41.03%) SQL
8 15 (38.46%) AngularJS
9 14 (35.90%) Apache
9 14 (35.90%) SaaS
10 13 (33.33%) Web Development
10 13 (33.33%) Windows
11 12 (30.77%) JSON
11 12 (30.77%) Symfony
11 12 (30.77%) Subversion
11 12 (30.77%) Backbone.js
11 12 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
11 12 (30.77%) REST
11 12 (30.77%) Ember.js
11 12 (30.77%) Underscore.js
11 12 (30.77%) Algorithms
12 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (28.21%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2005

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Ubuntu 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 Ubuntu. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (35.90%) Apache
2 9 (23.08%) IIS
3 5 (12.82%) CMS
3 5 (12.82%) WordPress
3 5 (12.82%) nginx
4 3 (7.69%) Node.js
5 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
5 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) DNS
2 6 (15.38%) DHCP
2 6 (15.38%) LDAP
3 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.26%) HTTP
5 2 (5.13%) VLAN
5 2 (5.13%) Firewall
5 2 (5.13%) Internet
5 2 (5.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (58.97%) MySQL
2 11 (28.21%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
3 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (17.95%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
4 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Subversion
2 8 (20.51%) Talend Open Studio
3 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.69%) Grunt
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Automotive
1 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Developer
2 20 (51.28%) Web Developer
3 12 (30.77%) Applications Developer
3 12 (30.77%) Web Applications Developer
4 11 (28.21%) Senior Web Developer
4 11 (28.21%) Senior Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Junior
6 6 (15.38%) Graduate Web Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Senior Applications Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Senior Web Applications Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Technical Support
6 6 (15.38%) Graduate
7 5 (12.82%) Junior Developer
7 5 (12.82%) Junior Web Developer
8 4 (10.26%) PHP Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Analyst
9 3 (7.69%) Administrator
9 3 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (61.54%) HTML
1 24 (61.54%) CSS
2 20 (51.28%) jQuery
3 15 (38.46%) AngularJS
4 12 (30.77%) JSON
4 12 (30.77%) Symfony
4 12 (30.77%) Backbone.js
4 12 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
4 12 (30.77%) REST
4 12 (30.77%) Ember.js
4 12 (30.77%) Underscore.js
5 9 (23.08%) Zend Framework
6 4 (10.26%) HTML5
7 3 (7.69%) Ajax
7 3 (7.69%) Django
7 3 (7.69%) Sass
7 3 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (5.13%) Web Services
9 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) Open Source
2 12 (30.77%) Algorithms
3 6 (15.38%) Blog
3 6 (15.38%) Replication
4 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (69.23%) Linux
2 17 (43.59%) Debian
3 13 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.69%) Mac OS X
5 3 (7.69%) CentOS
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.13%) SUSE
6 2 (5.13%) FreeBSD
6 2 (5.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) OOP
1 17 (43.59%) OOD
2 13 (33.33%) Web Development
3 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 9 (23.08%) OO
4 9 (23.08%) Scrum
4 9 (23.08%) TDD
4 9 (23.08%) OO PHP
5 6 (15.38%) Software Deployment
6 5 (12.82%) MVC
6 5 (12.82%) SEO
6 5 (12.82%) Integration Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.26%) BDD
8 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Software License Management
9 2 (5.13%) DevOps
9 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 21 (53.85%) PHP
3 16 (41.03%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 5 (12.82%) Python
6 3 (7.69%) VBA
6 3 (7.69%) C#
6 3 (7.69%) Delphi
7 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) RHCE
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) WSUS
2 2 (5.13%) logstash
2 2 (5.13%) Puppet
2 2 (5.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Zend
2 8 (20.51%) Talend
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.26%) VMware
4 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.13%) Acronis
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle
5 2 (5.13%) Juniper
6 1 (2.56%) JBoss
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