Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 24 28
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 39 24 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 9.44% 8.54% 7.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.45% 45.28% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 31 16 25
Chester median annual salary £35,000 £39,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.39% +31.67% -29.41%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £50,000 £60,750
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +26.67% - -11.76%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 107 53 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 25.91% 18.86% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 98 41 60
Chester median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £20,000 £24,500 £22,650
90th Percentile £52,875 £47,500 £68,750
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +30.77% -7.14% -12.50%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Chester

Linux
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Linux in Chester

Linux
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Chester over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Linux.

1 27 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (66.67%) MySQL
3 25 (64.10%) Java
4 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
6 14 (35.90%) Windows
7 12 (30.77%) HTML
7 12 (30.77%) DevOps
8 11 (28.21%) CSS
8 11 (28.21%) AngularJS
9 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
9 10 (25.64%) Cucumber
9 10 (25.64%) MongoDB
9 10 (25.64%) Spring
9 10 (25.64%) Google
9 10 (25.64%) JUnit
10 9 (23.08%) Unix
10 9 (23.08%) JBoss
10 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
10 9 (23.08%) Ubuntu
10 9 (23.08%) Marketing
10 9 (23.08%) Telematics
10 9 (23.08%) Big Data
10 9 (23.08%) Dropwizard
11 7 (17.95%) jQuery
11 7 (17.95%) C++
12 6 (15.38%) Apache
12 6 (15.38%) Tomcat
12 6 (15.38%) PHP
12 6 (15.38%) Time Management

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (23.08%) JBoss
2 6 (15.38%) Apache
2 6 (15.38%) nginx
2 6 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.82%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (12.82%) Office 365
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.56%) GitHub
4 1 (2.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) SAN
1 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (66.67%) MySQL
2 10 (25.64%) MongoDB
3 9 (23.08%) Big Data
4 6 (15.38%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
6 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Cucumber
1 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
1 10 (25.64%) JUnit
2 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.38%) Gradle
2 6 (15.38%) Liquibase
General
1 9 (23.08%) Marketing
2 2 (5.13%) Games
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Developer
2 17 (43.59%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior DevOps
4 5 (12.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Python Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.13%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Junior
7 2 (5.13%) Junior Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Junior Java Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) HTML
2 11 (28.21%) AngularJS
2 11 (28.21%) CSS
3 10 (25.64%) Spring
4 9 (23.08%) Dropwizard
5 7 (17.95%) jQuery
6 6 (15.38%) Guava
6 6 (15.38%) Node.js
7 5 (12.82%) LAMP
7 5 (12.82%) LAPP Stack
7 5 (12.82%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (10.26%) Django
8 4 (10.26%) XML
9 3 (7.69%) CherryPy
9 3 (7.69%) Flask
9 3 (7.69%) JSON
9 3 (7.69%) Pylons
10 2 (5.13%) REST
10 2 (5.13%) Web Services
11 1 (2.56%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) Ubuntu
2 9 (23.08%) Unix
3 5 (12.82%) Debian
4 4 (10.26%) Mac OS X
5 2 (5.13%) Android
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (2.56%) AIX
6 1 (2.56%) CentOS
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) DevOps
3 9 (23.08%) Telematics
4 6 (15.38%) Time Management
5 4 (10.26%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.13%) Android Development
7 2 (5.13%) Web Development
8 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.56%) Coaching
8 1 (2.56%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (2.56%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.56%) MVC
8 1 (2.56%) OO
8 1 (2.56%) Project Management
8 1 (2.56%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.56%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.56%) Scrum
8 1 (2.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) Java
2 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.95%) C++
4 6 (15.38%) PHP
5 5 (12.82%) Python
6 2 (5.13%) C
6 2 (5.13%) SQL
7 1 (2.56%) BeanShell
7 1 (2.56%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) CCNA
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.56%) CISSP
2 1 (2.56%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Docker
2 4 (10.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (12.82%) Puppet
1 5 (12.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Google
2 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.26%) Twitter
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) CyberArk
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) NetApp
5 1 (2.56%) Novell
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.56%) Sun
5 1 (2.56%) Sybase