The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 19 11 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 7.69% 7.41% 1.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 26.67% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 2
Median salary £27,000 £34,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% -8.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Linux
Manchester

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

Operating Systems Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 15 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 11.54% 27.78% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 35
Median salary £27,000 £23,913 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.91% -26.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

The demand trend of job ads across the Wigan region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

Linux
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

Linux Salary Trend in Wigan

Linux
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Linux 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 Wigan region with a requirement for Linux.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Zend
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) Laravel
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) FuelPHP
2 2 (50.00%) Zend Framework
2 2 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Symfony
2 2 (50.00%) XML-RPC
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Junior
2 2 (50.00%) Junior Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) FuelPHP
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Laravel
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Symfony
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XML-RPC
2 2 (50.00%) Zend Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Zend