The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 13.70% 18.26% 11.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.25% 50.00% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 8
Average salary £34,375 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
Linux
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
32 42 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 43.84% 36.52% 49.28%
Number of salaries quoted 29 41 33
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,624
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Linux
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Linux Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

Linux
Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Wolverhampton region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 14 (93.33%) PHP
2 13 (86.67%) MySQL
3 10 (66.67%) MVC
4 8 (53.33%) Apache
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (53.33%) SQL
4 8 (53.33%) HTML
4 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (46.67%) CSS
5 7 (46.67%) Web Services
5 7 (46.67%) Degree
5 7 (46.67%) Android
5 7 (46.67%) HTML5
6 6 (40.00%) iPad
6 6 (40.00%) iPhone
6 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
6 6 (40.00%) Blackberry
6 6 (40.00%) UNIX
6 6 (40.00%) Java
6 6 (40.00%) Mobile App
6 6 (40.00%) Android Development
6 6 (40.00%) iOS Development
7 5 (33.33%) OO
8 4 (26.67%) OO PHP
8 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (26.67%) CSS3
8 4 (26.67%) Laravel
9 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
9 3 (20.00%) Smartphone
9 3 (20.00%) Zend

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 8 (53.33%) Apache
2 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) MySQL
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.67%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Zend Studio
2 2 (13.33%) NetBeans
2 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (13.33%) PHPUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Bower
3 1 (6.67%) Grunt
3 1 (6.67%) Yeoman
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Ant
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
1 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) PHP Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Graduate Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Graduate
5 3 (20.00%) Graduate Java Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Trainee Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Trainee
6 2 (13.33%) Trainee Java Developer
7 1 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Tester
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
7 1 (6.67%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) CSS
2 7 (46.67%) Web Services
2 7 (46.67%) HTML5
3 4 (26.67%) CSS3
3 4 (26.67%) Laravel
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) Spring MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Symfony
4 2 (13.33%) Spring
4 2 (13.33%) XSD
4 2 (13.33%) JDBC
4 2 (13.33%) WSDL
5 1 (6.67%) Phalcon
5 1 (6.67%) React
5 1 (6.67%) Kohana
5 1 (6.67%) REST
5 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) iPad
1 6 (40.00%) iPhone
1 6 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 6 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (20.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Android
2 6 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) MVC
2 6 (40.00%) Android Development
2 6 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 5 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) OO PHP
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) OOP
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) PHP
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) PHP5
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Zend
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
Wolverhampton
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago