Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 26 6
Rank change year-on-year +5 -20 +23
Permanent jobs citing Linux 83 102 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 7.37% 7.56% 17.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.51% 32.80% 58.69%
Number of salaries quoted 80 86 259
Northamptonshire median annual salary £32,500 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.47% -5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,375 £57,500 £52,750
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.42% -5.00% +14.29%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 272 311 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 24.16% 23.05% 30.65%
Number of salaries quoted 227 239 383
Northamptonshire median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% -10.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £20,275 £23,300 £22,700
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,500 £53,500
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Northamptonshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Linux in Northamptonshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Northamptonshire

Linux
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 23 February 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
Northampton +15 57 £29,000 -27.50% 7
Towcester - 12 £35,000 -
Kettering 0 2 £40,000 +29.03% 3
Corby - 2 £42,000 - 3
Linux
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 45 (54.22%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (40.96%) Java
3 27 (32.53%) Software Engineering
4 26 (31.33%) Python
5 25 (30.12%) Windows
6 20 (24.10%) C++
7 19 (22.89%) Scrum
7 19 (22.89%) Degree
7 19 (22.89%) Computer Science
7 19 (22.89%) Git (software)
7 19 (22.89%) GitHub
7 19 (22.89%) Computer Vision
8 18 (21.69%) OOP
9 17 (20.48%) OO
10 16 (19.28%) HTML
10 16 (19.28%) Unix
10 16 (19.28%) Algorithms
11 15 (18.07%) MySQL
12 14 (16.87%) TDD
13 13 (15.66%) XML
14 12 (14.46%) SQL
14 12 (14.46%) C#
14 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
14 12 (14.46%) Open Source
14 12 (14.46%) Bash Shell
14 12 (14.46%) HTML5
14 12 (14.46%) Subversion
15 11 (13.25%) Google
15 11 (13.25%) Mathematics
15 11 (13.25%) Mac OS

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 8 (9.64%) Apache
2 3 (3.61%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.41%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.20%) Confluence
4 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.20%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) EPLAN
2 1 (1.20%) Abaqus
2 1 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 19 (22.89%) GitHub
2 9 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.61%) SaaS
5 2 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.41%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (2.41%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.41%) Office 365
5 2 (2.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.84%) Profibus
1 9 (10.84%) RFID
2 6 (7.23%) DNS
2 6 (7.23%) Firewall
3 3 (3.61%) Internet
4 2 (2.41%) DHCP
4 2 (2.41%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.41%) SAN
4 2 (2.41%) SNMP
4 2 (2.41%) SSH
4 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.20%) MQTT
5 1 (1.20%) SSL
5 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.20%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.20%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.07%) MySQL
2 4 (4.82%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.41%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.20%) Big Data
4 1 (1.20%) DB2
4 1 (1.20%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (22.89%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.46%) Subversion
3 8 (9.64%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.02%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.82%) JIRA
6 3 (3.61%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.41%) PHPUnit
7 2 (2.41%) Redmine
8 1 (1.20%) LabVIEW
8 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (13.25%) Games
2 10 (12.05%) Finance
3 9 (10.84%) Electronics
4 4 (4.82%) Banking
4 4 (4.82%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.82%) Retail
5 3 (3.61%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.61%) Law
6 2 (2.41%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.20%) Automotive
7 1 (1.20%) French Language
7 1 (1.20%) Marketing
7 1 (1.20%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 38 (45.78%) Developer
2 26 (31.33%) Software Engineer
3 19 (22.89%) C++ Software Engineer
4 16 (19.28%) Java Developer
5 15 (18.07%) Software Developer
6 11 (13.25%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (12.05%) Administrator
7 10 (12.05%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 9 (10.84%) C++ Developer
8 9 (10.84%) Graduate
8 9 (10.84%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 9 (10.84%) PLC Engineer
9 8 (9.64%) C++ Software Developer
9 8 (9.64%) Graduate C++ Developer
9 8 (9.64%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
9 8 (9.64%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
9 8 (9.64%) Graduate Developer
9 8 (9.64%) Graduate Software Developer
9 8 (9.64%) Python Software Engineer
9 8 (9.64%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.28%) HTML
2 13 (15.66%) XML
3 12 (14.46%) HTML5
4 11 (13.25%) LAMP
5 8 (9.64%) CSS
5 8 (9.64%) Polymer
5 8 (9.64%) Web Components
6 7 (8.43%) jQuery
6 7 (8.43%) Laravel
6 7 (8.43%) Web Services
7 6 (7.23%) Ajax
7 6 (7.23%) SOAP
8 5 (6.02%) Hibernate
8 5 (6.02%) Spring
9 4 (4.82%) Middleware
9 4 (4.82%) REST
10 3 (3.61%) CSS3
10 3 (3.61%) Node.js
11 2 (2.41%) AngularJS
11 2 (2.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.89%) Computer Science
2 16 (19.28%) Algorithms
3 11 (13.25%) Driving Licence
4 9 (10.84%) CAN bus
4 9 (10.84%) SCADA
5 8 (9.64%) Video\Live Streaming
6 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.41%) LPAR
6 2 (2.41%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.41%) Replication
7 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.20%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.20%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.12%) Windows
2 16 (19.28%) Unix
3 11 (13.25%) Mac OS
4 10 (12.05%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (6.02%) AIX
5 5 (6.02%) Solaris
5 5 (6.02%) SUSE
5 5 (6.02%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.61%) CentOS
7 3 (3.61%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.20%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (1.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (54.22%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.53%) Software Engineering
3 19 (22.89%) Computer Vision
3 19 (22.89%) Scrum
4 18 (21.69%) OOP
5 17 (20.48%) OO
6 14 (16.87%) TDD
7 12 (14.46%) Open Source
8 11 (13.25%) DevOps
8 11 (13.25%) Mathematics
9 10 (12.05%) BDD
9 10 (12.05%) ITIL
10 9 (10.84%) Pair Programming
10 9 (10.84%) SDLC
11 8 (9.64%) Front End Development
11 8 (9.64%) Machine Learning
11 8 (9.64%) Multithreading
11 8 (9.64%) Neural Network
11 8 (9.64%) Physics
12 7 (8.43%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.96%) Java
2 26 (31.33%) Python
3 20 (24.10%) C++
4 12 (14.46%) Bash Shell
4 12 (14.46%) C#
4 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.46%) SQL
5 10 (12.05%) PHP
6 7 (8.43%) C
7 6 (7.23%) Perl
8 4 (4.82%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.41%) Korn
9 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.41%) Ruby
10 1 (1.20%) C-shell
10 1 (1.20%) ES6
Qualifications
1 19 (22.89%) Degree
2 11 (13.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 11 (13.25%) PhD
3 2 (2.41%) MCSE
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.20%) APMP
4 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) COBIT
2 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.20%) GCP
3 1 (1.20%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) Cronacle
2 2 (2.41%) Docker
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.41%) vSphere
2 2 (2.41%) XenApp
2 2 (2.41%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.20%) Firmware
3 1 (1.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) Puppet
2 5 (6.02%) Ansible
3 3 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.61%) SCCM
3 3 (3.61%) SCOM
4 2 (2.41%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (2.41%) Nagios
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (2.41%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.41%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.20%) Kibana
5 1 (1.20%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.20%) Salt
5 1 (1.20%) systemd
5 1 (1.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Google
1 11 (13.25%) Red Hat
2 9 (10.84%) Siemens
3 8 (9.64%) Oracle
3 8 (9.64%) VMware
4 6 (7.23%) IBM
5 4 (4.82%) Cisco
5 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.82%) SAP
6 3 (3.61%) Citrix
6 3 (3.61%) Teradata
7 2 (2.41%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.41%) EMC
7 2 (2.41%) EqualLogic
7 2 (2.41%) HP
7 2 (2.41%) McAfee
7 2 (2.41%) NetApp
7 2 (2.41%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.41%) Zend
8 1 (1.20%) Dynatrace