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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 10.10% 20.41% 7.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 50.00% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 5
Average salary £35,000 £20,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.67% -40.71%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
45 20 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 45.45% 40.82% 35.21%
Number of salaries quoted 43 20 23
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £40,000 £42,105
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 February 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (88.24%) PHP
2 12 (70.59%) MySQL
3 11 (64.71%) MVC
4 10 (58.82%) SQL
5 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
6 8 (47.06%) HTML
6 8 (47.06%) CSS
6 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
6 8 (47.06%) Apache
6 8 (47.06%) HTML5
7 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
7 7 (41.18%) Java
8 6 (35.29%) UNIX
8 6 (35.29%) Web Services
8 6 (35.29%) Blackberry
8 6 (35.29%) iPad
8 6 (35.29%) Android
8 6 (35.29%) iPhone
8 6 (35.29%) Degree
8 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
8 6 (35.29%) Android Development
8 6 (35.29%) iOS Development
9 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (29.41%) Smartphone
9 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
9 5 (29.41%) CSS3
9 5 (29.41%) Laravel
9 5 (29.41%) OO
10 4 (23.53%) OO PHP
11 3 (17.65%) Spring

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (47.06%) Apache
2 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) MySQL
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
3 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
1 3 (17.65%) NetBeans
1 3 (17.65%) Zend Studio
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) PHPUnit
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) Ant
General
1 1 (5.88%) Publishing
1 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) PHP Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Graduate
4 4 (23.53%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Graduate Java Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Trainee Java Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Trainee Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Trainee
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Junior
7 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Junior PHP Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (5.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
1 8 (47.06%) CSS
1 8 (47.06%) HTML5
2 6 (35.29%) Web Services
3 5 (29.41%) CSS3
3 5 (29.41%) Laravel
4 3 (17.65%) Spring
5 2 (11.76%) Spring MVC
5 2 (11.76%) XSD
5 2 (11.76%) WSDL
5 2 (11.76%) JDBC
6 1 (5.88%) EJB
6 1 (5.88%) Symfony
6 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Blackberry
1 6 (35.29%) iPhone
1 6 (35.29%) iPad
1 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
2 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (29.41%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) UNIX
1 6 (35.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) MVC
2 6 (35.29%) Android Development
2 6 (35.29%) iOS Development
3 5 (29.41%) OO
4 4 (23.53%) OO PHP
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
6 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) PHP
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 7 (41.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
1 3 (17.65%) Zend
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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