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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 3.61% 5.13% 16.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 10.00% 32.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 19
Average salary £37,000 £38,750 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.51% +27.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £31,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £45,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
27 20 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 32.53% 51.28% 50.88%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 57
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £43,500 £38,300
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 24 October 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 12 (92.31%) MySQL
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) PHP
3 10 (76.92%) Oracle
3 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
4 9 (69.23%) Web Services
5 8 (61.54%) Java
5 8 (61.54%) Apache
6 7 (53.85%) Tomcat
6 7 (53.85%) MVC
6 7 (53.85%) Spring
7 6 (46.15%) Degree
7 6 (46.15%) Spring MVC
7 6 (46.15%) UNIX
8 5 (38.46%) XSD
8 5 (38.46%) WSDL
8 5 (38.46%) SSL
8 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
8 5 (38.46%) HTML
8 5 (38.46%) CSS
8 5 (38.46%) JDBC
8 5 (38.46%) Smartphone
8 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (30.77%) HTML5
9 4 (30.77%) Zend
9 4 (30.77%) Zend Studio
9 4 (30.77%) NetBeans
9 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
10 3 (23.08%) OO
10 3 (23.08%) Subversion

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (61.54%) Apache
2 7 (53.85%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) MySQL
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
1 4 (30.77%) NetBeans
1 4 (30.77%) Zend Studio
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) PHPUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) Ant
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Trainee
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Web Services
2 7 (53.85%) Spring
3 6 (46.15%) Spring MVC
4 5 (38.46%) WSDL
4 5 (38.46%) XSD
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) JDBC
5 4 (30.77%) HTML5
6 1 (7.69%) jQuery
6 1 (7.69%) XSLT
6 1 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (7.69%) STL
6 1 (7.69%) Struts
6 1 (7.69%) .NET
6 1 (7.69%) J2EE
6 1 (7.69%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Smartphone
1 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) PHP
3 8 (61.54%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
5 1 (7.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Zend
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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