The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 6.76% 12.50% 13.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.56% 75.00% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 7
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £40,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £46,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
9 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 12.16% 16.67% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 15
Average salary £46,250 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,350 £20,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Wigan region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Wigan

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Wigan region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Wigan

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 6 (60.00%) Oracle
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (30.00%) Data Guard
3 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) Java EE
5 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Spring
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) MySQL
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) WebLogic

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) DBA
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
1 1 (10.00%) Java EE
1 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (30.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle