Period
to 25 October 2021

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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 69 38 37
Rank change year-on-year -31 -1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Unix 22 12 36
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.93% 3.73% 6.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.88% 20.00% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 18
10th Percentile " £31,125 £23,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £44,063 £29,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £52,500 £32,000
Median % change year-on-year -23.81% +64.06% -50.77%
75th Percentile £69,063 £55,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £84,625 £57,250 £43,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 85 60 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 11.30% 18.63% 28.18%
Number of salaries quoted 36 34 85
10th Percentile £28,125 £33,250 £23,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,563 £25,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57% -17.65%
75th Percentile £60,000 £56,563 £52,500
90th Percentile £69,375 £60,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Northern Ireland

Unix
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Unix in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Unix in Northern Ireland

Unix
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unix in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

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 25 October 2021. 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 -34 17 £40,000 -23.81% 4
County Down - 3 - -
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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 18 (81.82%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) Java
2 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) C++
4 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
5 8 (36.36%) Python
5 8 (36.36%) SDLC
5 8 (36.36%) Social Skills
6 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 7 (31.82%) TDD
7 6 (27.27%) STB
7 6 (27.27%) Cryptography
7 6 (27.27%) Smartphone
7 6 (27.27%) Degree
7 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
7 6 (27.27%) DRM
7 6 (27.27%) C
7 6 (27.27%) Broadband
7 6 (27.27%) Concurrent Programming
7 6 (27.27%) Organisational Skills
7 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 6 (27.27%) QA
7 6 (27.27%) Android
7 6 (27.27%) Network Management
7 6 (27.27%) Apple iOS
8 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
8 5 (22.73%) Go
8 5 (22.73%) Azure

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 1 (4.55%) iPlanet
1 1 (4.55%) JBoss
1 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) AWS
1 5 (22.73%) Azure
2 3 (13.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Broadband
2 5 (22.73%) Internet
3 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
1 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) KDB
2 2 (9.09%) Kdb+
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.64%) Clang
2 3 (13.64%) CMake
2 3 (13.64%) JUnit
2 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
2 3 (13.64%) Valgrind
3 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) JBehave
4 1 (4.55%) TestNG
General
1 8 (36.36%) Social Skills
2 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (27.27%) Organisational Skills
2 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.64%) Finance
4 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
1 9 (40.91%) Software Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Software Developer
3 3 (13.64%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (13.64%) J2EE
1 3 (13.64%) Spring
1 3 (13.64%) Spring Boot
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
1 3 (13.64%) WebSockets
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) HTML5
2 2 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) Ajax
3 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) CSS3
3 1 (4.55%) EJB
3 1 (4.55%) JDBC
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) JSP
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Smartphone
1 6 (27.27%) STB
2 3 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Android
2 6 (27.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
3 8 (36.36%) SDLC
4 7 (31.82%) TDD
5 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 6 (27.27%) Concurrent Programming
5 6 (27.27%) Cryptography
5 6 (27.27%) DRM
5 6 (27.27%) Network Management
6 5 (22.73%) OO
7 4 (18.18%) Low Latency
7 4 (18.18%) Multithreading
7 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 3 (13.64%) Microservices
8 3 (13.64%) Multithreaded Programming
8 3 (13.64%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Lean Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) C++
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 8 (36.36%) Python
5 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 6 (27.27%) C
7 5 (22.73%) C#
7 5 (22.73%) Go
8 2 (9.09%) Lua
8 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
9 1 (4.55%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) OCA
2 1 (4.55%) OCP
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Kubernetes
2 2 (9.09%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Informatica
3 2 (9.09%) Solace
3 2 (9.09%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Sybase