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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 226 198 202
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +4
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 12 37 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.63% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.02% 3.02% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7 37 18
Median salary £21,000 £60,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-65.00% +140.00%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
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
1181 1224 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.28% 20.69% 20.61%
Number of salaries quoted 970 1087 944
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +5 5 - -
Birmingham -26 5 £21,000 -67.69%
Staffordshire - 2 £34,000 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (79.49%) Open Source
3 30 (76.92%) MySQL
4 29 (74.36%) PHP
5 27 (69.23%) LAMP
5 27 (69.23%) Apache
5 27 (69.23%) nginx
5 27 (69.23%) LEMP Stack
6 26 (66.67%) Git (software)
7 25 (64.10%) CSS
7 25 (64.10%) XML
7 25 (64.10%) HTML
7 25 (64.10%) JavaScript
7 25 (64.10%) Debian
7 25 (64.10%) Web Development
7 25 (64.10%) JSON
7 25 (64.10%) jQuery
8 24 (61.54%) Symfony
8 24 (61.54%) Zend
8 24 (61.54%) Zend Framework
8 24 (61.54%) PHP 5
8 24 (61.54%) Google
8 24 (61.54%) Magento
8 24 (61.54%) REST
9 18 (46.15%) Scrum
10 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (35.90%) OO
11 14 (35.90%) E-Commerce
11 14 (35.90%) OOD
12 11 (28.21%) Puppet

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (69.23%) Apache
1 27 (69.23%) nginx
2 2 (5.13%) Apache Solr
2 2 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 24 (61.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) DNS
2 5 (12.82%) Firewall
2 5 (12.82%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (2.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (76.92%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (66.67%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (25.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (74.36%) Developer
2 20 (51.28%) Web Developer
3 18 (46.15%) PHP Developer
4 14 (35.90%) Magento Developer
4 14 (35.90%) PHP Magento Developer
4 14 (35.90%) PHP Web Developer
5 10 (25.64%) Graduate
5 10 (25.64%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Graduate Web Developer
7 5 (12.82%) Administrator
7 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (12.82%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (12.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (12.82%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 5 (12.82%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (10.26%) Graduate PHP Developer
8 4 (10.26%) MySQL Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 2 (5.13%) DevOps Administrator
9 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (69.23%) LAMP
1 27 (69.23%) LEMP Stack
2 25 (64.10%) CSS
2 25 (64.10%) HTML
2 25 (64.10%) jQuery
2 25 (64.10%) JSON
2 25 (64.10%) XML
3 24 (61.54%) REST
3 24 (61.54%) Symfony
3 24 (61.54%) Zend Framework
4 4 (10.26%) ELK Stack
4 4 (10.26%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (5.13%) FuelPHP
6 1 (2.56%) Ajax
6 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.56%) CSS3
6 1 (2.56%) Highcharts JS
6 1 (2.56%) HTML5
6 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.56%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (64.10%) Debian
3 10 (25.64%) Apple iOS
4 8 (20.51%) CentOS
4 8 (20.51%) Windows
5 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
6 4 (10.26%) CoreOS
7 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) Open Source
2 25 (64.10%) Web Development
3 18 (46.15%) Scrum
4 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (35.90%) E-Commerce
5 14 (35.90%) OO
5 14 (35.90%) OOD
6 10 (25.64%) iOS Development
6 10 (25.64%) OO PHP
6 10 (25.64%) Re-Platforming
7 8 (20.51%) DevOps
8 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
9 4 (10.26%) BDD
9 4 (10.26%) Performance Optimisation
9 4 (10.26%) TDD
10 2 (5.13%) High Availability
10 2 (5.13%) MVC
10 2 (5.13%) Security Patching
10 2 (5.13%) Software Licensing
11 1 (2.56%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) PHP
2 25 (64.10%) JavaScript
3 24 (61.54%) PHP 5
4 5 (12.82%) Perl
4 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
5 4 (10.26%) Ruby
6 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Docker
2 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.13%) KVM
3 2 (5.13%) Samba
3 2 (5.13%) Varnish
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) Puppet
2 4 (10.26%) Ansible
2 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.69%) Nagios
4 2 (5.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Google
1 24 (61.54%) Zend
2 7 (17.95%) Cisco
2 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
3 5 (12.82%) 3PAR
3 5 (12.82%) HP
3 5 (12.82%) Juniper
4 4 (10.26%) Snowplow
5 2 (5.13%) VMware
6 1 (2.56%) Rackspace