Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 26 35
Rank change year-on-year -30 +9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Unix 24 40 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.83% 8.75% 4.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.32% 32.79% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 7
Northern Ireland median annual salary £65,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +62.50% -11.11% +36.36%
10th Percentile £39,750 £27,000 £35,500
90th Percentile £76,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +4.95% +1.00%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 131 122 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 20.93% 26.70% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 71 68 64
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +1.73%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Northern Ireland

Unix
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Unix in Northern Ireland

Unix
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Unix in Northern Ireland

Unix
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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
County Antrim -25 19 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Unix.

1 17 (70.83%) Java
2 15 (62.50%) Linux
3 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (58.33%) QA
4 13 (54.17%) Python
5 12 (50.00%) SQL
6 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
7 9 (37.50%) OO
8 8 (33.33%) HTML
9 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
9 7 (29.17%) MongoDB
9 7 (29.17%) PL/SQL
9 7 (29.17%) Oracle
9 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
10 6 (25.00%) Functional Testing
10 6 (25.00%) Microservices
10 6 (25.00%) OOP
10 6 (25.00%) MySQL
10 6 (25.00%) Perl
10 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
10 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 6 (25.00%) Degree
10 6 (25.00%) JIRA
10 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (25.00%) Ruby
11 5 (20.83%) Spring
11 5 (20.83%) Requirements Management
11 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
11 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 4 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.17%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) HTTP
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
1 3 (12.50%) VPN
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) BGP
3 1 (4.17%) IPsec
3 1 (4.17%) L2TP
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) OpenVPN
3 1 (4.17%) SMPP
3 1 (4.17%) SMS
3 1 (4.17%) SSH
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) MongoDB
2 6 (25.00%) MySQL
2 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (20.83%) Neo4j
3 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (4.17%) Hazelcast
6 1 (4.17%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 6 (25.00%) JIRA
3 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
3 5 (20.83%) JUnit
3 5 (20.83%) Mockito
3 5 (20.83%) Selenium
3 5 (20.83%) TestComplete
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.67%) Banking
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Applications Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Java Applications Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Java Web Applications Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Java Web Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Web Applications Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Web Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 4 (16.67%) Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Support Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Technical Support
4 4 (16.67%) Technical Support Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Tester
5 3 (12.50%) C++ Developer
5 3 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
5 3 (12.50%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) Angular 2
2 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
2 5 (20.83%) CSS
2 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
2 5 (20.83%) Java EE
2 5 (20.83%) JPA
2 5 (20.83%) Node.js
2 5 (20.83%) RESTful
2 5 (20.83%) Spring
2 5 (20.83%) Spring Boot
2 5 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (16.67%) JSF
3 4 (16.67%) PrimeFaces
4 3 (12.50%) J2EE
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (4.17%) LAMP
5 1 (4.17%) OpenCV
5 1 (4.17%) SOAP
5 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) User Experience
2 4 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (12.50%) N-Tier
3 3 (12.50%) Replication
3 3 (12.50%) Smartphone
4 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
5 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (4.17%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (4.17%) CentOS
3 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) OO
2 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
4 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Microservices
4 6 (25.00%) OOP
4 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (20.83%) Component Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Functional Programming
5 5 (20.83%) Issue Tracking
5 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
5 5 (20.83%) Requirements Management
6 4 (16.67%) BDD
6 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (16.67%) Change Management
6 4 (16.67%) ERP
6 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 4 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Java
2 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 13 (54.17%) Python
4 12 (50.00%) SQL
5 7 (29.17%) PL/SQL
6 6 (25.00%) Perl
6 6 (25.00%) Ruby
7 5 (20.83%) C++
7 5 (20.83%) Java 8
8 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
9 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
10 1 (4.17%) C
10 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (58.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) HP ALM
2 3 (12.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) HP
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco