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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Manchester / Oldham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 - 9
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 46 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oldham 41.82% - 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.19% - 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 1
Median salary £37,500 - £33,000
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 Oldham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Oldham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 54 10 13
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oldham 49.09% 38.46% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 8
Median salary £37,500 £24,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.25% -12.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £31,230
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 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 Oldham region with a requirement for Linux.

1 51 (85.00%) C++
2 47 (78.33%) C
2 47 (78.33%) PHP
2 47 (78.33%) Embedded C
3 44 (73.33%) HTML
4 39 (65.00%) Degree
4 39 (65.00%) Embedded Linux
5 38 (63.33%) Software Engineering
6 36 (60.00%) Validation
7 27 (45.00%) MySQL
7 27 (45.00%) Firmware
8 26 (43.33%) .NET
9 25 (41.67%) Embedded C++
10 23 (38.33%) Visual Studio
10 23 (38.33%) Git (software)
11 22 (36.67%) Electronics
12 21 (35.00%) Algorithms
13 20 (33.33%) Computer Science
13 20 (33.33%) HND
14 18 (30.00%) HNC
14 18 (30.00%) TCP/IP
14 18 (30.00%) SOAP
14 18 (30.00%) Manufacturing
14 18 (30.00%) Device Driver
14 18 (30.00%) Device Driver Development
15 17 (28.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
15 17 (28.33%) Feasibility Study
16 16 (26.67%) VB
17 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
18 13 (21.67%) jQuery

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 (8.33%) Apache
2 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) IaaS
1 1 (1.67%) PaaS
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.67%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (45.00%) MySQL
2 5 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 23 (38.33%) Git (software)
1 23 (38.33%) Visual Studio
2 10 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (36.67%) Electronics
2 18 (30.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.67%) Games
4 3 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (63.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 26 (43.33%) Developer
3 18 (30.00%) Embedded Developer
3 18 (30.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 18 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
4 17 (28.33%) Linux Developer
5 10 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
6 9 (15.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 9 (15.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 8 (13.33%) C Developer
7 8 (13.33%) Embedded C Developer
7 8 (13.33%) Test Engineer
8 7 (11.67%) C/C++ Developer
8 7 (11.67%) C++ Developer
8 7 (11.67%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
8 7 (11.67%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 7 (11.67%) Software Engineer
9 6 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 5 (8.33%) Perl Developer
11 4 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (73.33%) HTML
2 26 (43.33%) .NET
3 18 (30.00%) SOAP
4 13 (21.67%) jQuery
5 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (11.67%) CSS
7 1 (1.67%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.00%) Algorithms
2 20 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 18 (30.00%) Device Driver
4 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.00%) RIA
6 1 (1.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 39 (65.00%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (5.00%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (63.33%) Software Engineering
2 36 (60.00%) Validation
3 18 (30.00%) Device Driver Development
4 17 (28.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 17 (28.33%) Feasibility Study
5 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (13.33%) MVC
6 8 (13.33%) TDD
6 8 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 5 (8.33%) Data Protection
7 5 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
8 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.00%) DevOps
9 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.33%) Load Testing
10 2 (3.33%) Web Development
11 1 (1.67%) Analytics
11 1 (1.67%) Load Balancing
11 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
11 1 (1.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (85.00%) C++
2 47 (78.33%) C
2 47 (78.33%) Embedded C
2 47 (78.33%) PHP
3 25 (41.67%) Embedded C++
4 16 (26.67%) VB
5 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (16.67%) SQL
7 7 (11.67%) Perl
8 6 (10.00%) C#
9 4 (6.67%) Java
9 4 (6.67%) VB6
10 2 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (65.00%) Degree
2 20 (33.33%) HND
3 18 (30.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 27 (45.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) VMware
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