The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Wales region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 24 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 2.17% 7.07% 2.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% 21.21% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 1
Average salary £52,500 £18,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+191.66% -28.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 33 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 16.30% 33.33% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8 30 6
Average salary £26,000 £26,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Linux
Wales

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Linux
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Linux Salary Trend in West Wales

Linux
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Swansea +5 2 £52,500 +191.66% 4
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Wales 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 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) JPA
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) EJB
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Wales 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) JPA
1 1 (50.00%) EJB
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) JSF
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £0
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Arvato UK
Salary: Competitive depending on Experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Swansea
Kainos
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago