The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oldham 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Manchester / Oldham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 - 11
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oldham 10.34% - 3.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.27% - 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 Oldham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Oldham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 11 10 7
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oldham 37.93% 26.32% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 4
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +111.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Oldham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oldham 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 Oldham

Linux
Salary Trend in Oldham

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

Salary trend for Linux in Oldham

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Oldham region with a requirement for Linux.

1 45 (88.24%) C++
2 43 (84.31%) PHP
3 42 (82.35%) HTML
4 41 (80.39%) C
4 41 (80.39%) Embedded C
5 35 (68.63%) Embedded Linux
5 35 (68.63%) Degree
6 32 (62.75%) Software Engineering
6 32 (62.75%) Validation
7 24 (47.06%) Firmware
7 24 (47.06%) .NET
8 23 (45.10%) MySQL
8 23 (45.10%) Embedded C++
9 21 (41.18%) Git (software)
10 20 (39.22%) Electronics
10 20 (39.22%) Algorithms
11 19 (37.25%) Visual Studio
12 18 (35.29%) HND
12 18 (35.29%) Computer Science
13 16 (31.37%) Manufacturing
13 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
13 16 (31.37%) Device Driver
13 16 (31.37%) SOAP
13 16 (31.37%) Feasibility Study
13 16 (31.37%) Device Driver Development
14 15 (29.41%) Creative Problem-Solving
15 14 (27.45%) Computer Science Degree
15 14 (27.45%) VB
15 14 (27.45%) HNC
16 11 (21.57%) JavaScript

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oldham 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 5 (9.80%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) GitHub
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (45.10%) MySQL
2 5 (9.80%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 19 (37.25%) Visual Studio
3 10 (19.61%) JIRA
4 5 (9.80%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (39.22%) Electronics
2 16 (31.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 25 (49.02%) Developer
3 16 (31.37%) Embedded Developer
3 16 (31.37%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 16 (31.37%) Linux Engineer
4 15 (29.41%) Linux Developer
5 10 (19.61%) Embedded C Engineer
6 9 (17.65%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 9 (17.65%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 8 (15.69%) C Developer
7 8 (15.69%) Embedded C Developer
8 7 (13.73%) C/C++ Developer
8 7 (13.73%) C++ Developer
8 7 (13.73%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
8 7 (13.73%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 7 (13.73%) Software Engineer
9 6 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 6 (11.76%) Test Engineer
10 5 (9.80%) Perl Developer
10 5 (9.80%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (82.35%) HTML
2 24 (47.06%) .NET
3 16 (31.37%) SOAP
4 11 (21.57%) jQuery
5 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (9.80%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (39.22%) Algorithms
2 18 (35.29%) Computer Science
3 16 (31.37%) Device Driver
4 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.88%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 35 (68.63%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) Software Engineering
1 32 (62.75%) Validation
2 16 (31.37%) Device Driver Development
2 16 (31.37%) Feasibility Study
3 15 (29.41%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.76%) MVC
5 6 (11.76%) TDD
5 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 5 (9.80%) Data Protection
6 5 (9.80%) Rapid Prototyping
6 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
7 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.84%) Web Development
8 2 (3.92%) Analytics
8 2 (3.92%) Component Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.96%) DevOps
9 1 (1.96%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 45 (88.24%) C++
2 43 (84.31%) PHP
3 41 (80.39%) C
3 41 (80.39%) Embedded C
4 23 (45.10%) Embedded C++
5 14 (27.45%) VB
6 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
7 10 (19.61%) SQL
8 9 (17.65%) Perl
9 8 (15.69%) C#
10 4 (7.84%) Python
10 4 (7.84%) VB6
Qualifications
1 35 (68.63%) Degree
2 18 (35.29%) HND
3 14 (27.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (27.45%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 24 (47.06%) Firmware
2 1 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Oldham
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oldham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago