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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 4.88% 7.69% 1.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.05% 29.41% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
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
21 17 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 25.61% 26.15% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 32
Average salary £32,000 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -17.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) MySQL
1 25 (100.00%) SQL
2 24 (96.00%) Web Services
3 23 (92.00%) PHP
3 23 (92.00%) Oracle
3 23 (92.00%) SQL Server
4 20 (80.00%) MVC
4 20 (80.00%) Apache
4 20 (80.00%) Java
5 18 (72.00%) Tomcat
5 18 (72.00%) UNIX
5 18 (72.00%) Degree
6 13 (52.00%) Spring MVC
6 13 (52.00%) Spring
7 11 (44.00%) OO
7 11 (44.00%) XSD
7 11 (44.00%) WSDL
7 11 (44.00%) SSL
7 11 (44.00%) JDBC
8 7 (28.00%) CSS
8 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (28.00%) HTML
9 5 (20.00%) Smartphone
9 5 (20.00%) Zend
9 5 (20.00%) Zend Studio
9 5 (20.00%) HTML5
9 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (20.00%) NetBeans
9 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
10 4 (16.00%) Subversion

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 20 (80.00%) Apache
2 18 (72.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) MySQL
2 23 (92.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (20.00%) NetBeans
1 5 (20.00%) Zend Studio
2 4 (16.00%) Subversion
3 2 (8.00%) Maven
3 2 (8.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 18 (72.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Trainee
3 7 (28.00%) Graduate
4 5 (20.00%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) Web Services
2 13 (52.00%) Spring
2 13 (52.00%) Spring MVC
3 11 (44.00%) WSDL
3 11 (44.00%) XSD
3 11 (44.00%) JDBC
4 7 (28.00%) HTML
4 7 (28.00%) CSS
5 5 (20.00%) HTML5
6 2 (8.00%) jQuery
6 2 (8.00%) .NET
6 2 (8.00%) J2EE
6 2 (8.00%) STL
6 2 (8.00%) Struts
6 2 (8.00%) XSLT
6 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Smartphone
1 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) MVC
2 11 (44.00%) OO
3 2 (8.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) SQL
2 23 (92.00%) PHP
3 20 (80.00%) Java
4 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) C++
5 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (8.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Zend