Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
South West > Dorset
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 61 88
Rank change year-on-year -33 +27 -2
Permanent jobs citing Unix 29 26 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.06% 2.97% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.59% 9.52% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 14
Dorset median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -20.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £41,500
90th Percentile £64,000 £55,000 £82,125
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

Unix 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 Dorset with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 382 273 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 27.11% 31.20% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 310 242 259
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £22,000 £20,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £48,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -4.11%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Dorset

Unix
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Unix in Dorset

Unix
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Dorset over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Unix in Dorset

Unix
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole -28 18 £39,000 -2.50%
Bournemouth - 4 £80,000 - 1
Weymouth +2 1 - -
Blandford Forum - 1 £40,000 - 1
Unix
South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT jobs citing Unix 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Unix.

1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) C++
2 15 (51.72%) Windows
3 14 (48.28%) Software Engineering
4 13 (44.83%) Linux
5 12 (41.38%) Perl
5 12 (41.38%) Scrum
5 12 (41.38%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (37.93%) OOP
6 11 (37.93%) OO
7 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
7 10 (34.48%) Degree
8 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
8 9 (31.03%) TDD
9 8 (27.59%) Pair Programming
9 8 (27.59%) VB
9 8 (27.59%) .NET
9 8 (27.59%) COBOL
9 8 (27.59%) Delphi
10 6 (20.69%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (20.69%) SQL
11 5 (17.24%) C
11 5 (17.24%) Python
11 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
12 4 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
12 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
12 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (13.79%) Component Testing
12 4 (13.79%) Java
12 4 (13.79%) Oracle

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 1 (3.45%) CMS
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
1 1 (3.45%) NAS
1 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
1 3 (10.34%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) C++ Software Engineer
1 14 (48.28%) Software Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Software Developer
4 8 (27.59%) Agile Developer
5 4 (13.79%) C Software Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Development Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Graduate
5 4 (13.79%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Junior
5 4 (13.79%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Junior Software Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Python Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Python Software Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Software Development Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) CSS3
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) HTML5
2 1 (3.45%) Laravel
2 1 (3.45%) Qt
2 1 (3.45%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) Software Engineering
3 12 (41.38%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (41.38%) Scrum
4 11 (37.93%) OO
4 11 (37.93%) OOP
5 9 (31.03%) TDD
5 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
6 8 (27.59%) Pair Programming
7 4 (13.79%) Component Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (3.45%) Analytics
8 1 (3.45%) BDD
8 1 (3.45%) ETL
8 1 (3.45%) Functional Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) C++
2 12 (41.38%) Perl
3 8 (27.59%) COBOL
3 8 (27.59%) Delphi
3 8 (27.59%) VB
4 6 (20.69%) SQL
5 5 (17.24%) C
5 5 (17.24%) Python
6 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
6 4 (13.79%) Java
7 1 (3.45%) C#
7 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Degree
2 6 (20.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
4 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.45%) VMware