The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 10.34% 2.44% 18.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.00% 22.22% 61.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 19
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £43,200
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Linux
Worcestershire

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

Operating Systems Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25 9 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 28.74% 10.98% 30.39%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 31
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,800 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

Linux
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

Linux Salary Trend in Worcester

Linux
Salary Histogram in Worcester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Worcester region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Worcester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 10 (58.82%) C++
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) PHP
3 7 (41.18%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) Perl
3 7 (41.18%) MySQL
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) Apache
5 5 (29.41%) OOP
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) LAMP
6 4 (23.53%) Python
6 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
6 4 (23.53%) Degree
6 4 (23.53%) Android
6 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
7 3 (17.65%) vSphere
7 3 (17.65%) HTML5
7 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 3 (17.65%) Digital Media
7 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (17.65%) HTML
7 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
7 3 (17.65%) Firewall
7 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
8 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Spring
8 2 (11.76%) Hibernate

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 5 (29.41%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.76%) Apache Solr
3 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.88%) WordPress
4 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) FTP
3 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Ant
1 1 (5.88%) CruiseControl
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
1 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
1 1 (5.88%) Hudson
1 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Advertising
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Junior
3 3 (17.65%) PHP Programmer
3 3 (17.65%) Web Programmer
3 3 (17.65%) Programmer
3 3 (17.65%) PHP Developer
3 3 (17.65%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Junior Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) LAMP
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) Android SDK
3 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
3 2 (11.76%) Spring
3 2 (11.76%) Spring MVC
3 2 (11.76%) Zend Framework
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) J2EE
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) Swing
4 1 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Digital Media
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Android
2 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) OOP
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Android Development
5 2 (11.76%) iOS Development
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Pay per click
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) SEO
5 2 (11.76%) Online Marketing
5 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
5 2 (11.76%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C++
2 9 (52.94%) PHP
3 7 (41.18%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) Perl
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Python
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 2 (11.76%) C
7 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
7 2 (11.76%) Apple Swift
8 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
8 1 (5.88%) C#
8 1 (5.88%) VBScript
8 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) Linux+ Certification
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) vSphere
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Zend
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
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