The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Loughborough with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Leicestershire / Loughborough
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 7 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Loughborough 13.64% 19.15% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.15% 81.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 0
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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

Operating System Skills
Loughborough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 13 11 8
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Loughborough 29.55% 23.40% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 8
Median salary £24,000 £25,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -7.27%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Loughborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Loughborough citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Loughborough

Linux
Salary Trend in Loughborough

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

Salary trend for Linux in Loughborough

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Loughborough region with a requirement for Linux.

1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 7 (63.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (63.64%) Python
2 7 (63.64%) Firmware
3 6 (54.55%) Xilinx
3 6 (54.55%) Algorithms
4 5 (45.45%) Video Processing
4 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 5 (45.45%) Wireless
4 5 (45.45%) C
4 5 (45.45%) C++
4 5 (45.45%) MATLAB
5 4 (36.36%) Android
5 4 (36.36%) Image Processing
5 4 (36.36%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (27.27%) Memory Management
6 3 (27.27%) Signal Processing
6 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 3 (27.27%) JIRA
6 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
6 3 (27.27%) Perl
6 3 (27.27%) Unix
6 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 3 (27.27%) LabVIEW
6 3 (27.27%) Device Driver
7 2 (18.18%) VHDL
7 2 (18.18%) Verilog
7 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 2 (18.18%) Computer Vision
7 2 (18.18%) FPGA Design

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Loughborough 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
1 3 (27.27%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded Software Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) FPGA Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) MATLAB Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (54.55%) Algorithms
3 4 (36.36%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (27.27%) Device Driver
5 2 (18.18%) Verilog
5 2 (18.18%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Android
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) Video Processing
3 4 (36.36%) Image Processing
4 3 (27.27%) Memory Management
4 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
4 3 (27.27%) Signal Processing
5 2 (18.18%) Computer Vision
5 2 (18.18%) FPGA Design
5 2 (18.18%) Schematic Capture
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) C
2 5 (45.45%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) MATLAB
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Xilinx
2 1 (9.09%) Altera