Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 89 28
Rank change year-on-year +27 -61 +52
Permanent jobs citing Unix 47 27 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.83% 2.12% 8.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.88% 8.71% 26.57%
Number of salaries quoted 27 27 93
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £34,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.39% -19.41% +30.77%
10th Percentile £25,000 £17,500 £18,250
90th Percentile £55,500 £45,000 £48,750
South West median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.35% - +6.25%

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 Somerset with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 296 310 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 24.10% 24.29% 32.07%
Number of salaries quoted 228 285 363
Somerset median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £21,425 £21,250 £21,550
90th Percentile £53,575 £57,500 £51,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% +7.14%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Somerset

Unix
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Unix in Somerset

Unix
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Somerset over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Unix in Somerset

Unix
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 17 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
Bath +2 22 £27,500 +22.22% 1
Bridgwater - 18 £50,000 - 4
Taunton - 5 - -
Street +10 1 - -
Unix
South West

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Unix.

1 44 (93.62%) Linux
2 25 (53.19%) jQuery
3 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
4 22 (46.81%) HTML
4 22 (46.81%) Internet
4 22 (46.81%) Retail
5 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (44.68%) Git (software)
5 21 (44.68%) RESTful
5 21 (44.68%) Open Source
6 20 (42.55%) PHP
6 20 (42.55%) CSS
7 19 (40.43%) Web Services
8 18 (38.30%) OO
8 18 (38.30%) Unit Testing
8 18 (38.30%) Degree
8 18 (38.30%) DevOps
9 16 (34.04%) REST
9 16 (34.04%) React
9 16 (34.04%) Computer Science
9 16 (34.04%) MySQL
10 15 (31.91%) Java
10 15 (31.91%) Python
10 15 (31.91%) Scrum
10 15 (31.91%) TDD
10 15 (31.91%) NoSQL
11 14 (29.79%) PHPUnit
11 14 (29.79%) Test Automation
11 14 (29.79%) Docker
11 14 (29.79%) Laravel

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 14 (29.79%) OpenStack
2 4 (8.51%) Apache
2 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (8.51%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.26%) IaaS
3 2 (4.26%) Office 365
3 2 (4.26%) PaaS
3 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (46.81%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) DNS
2 2 (4.26%) Firewall
2 2 (4.26%) HTTP
3 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.13%) IPv4
3 1 (2.13%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) MySQL
2 15 (31.91%) NoSQL
3 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.26%) Redis
4 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.26%) Riak
Development Applications
1 21 (44.68%) Git (software)
2 14 (29.79%) PHPUnit
3 5 (10.64%) JSUnit
3 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.51%) Grunt
4 4 (8.51%) gulp
4 4 (8.51%) Jasmine
4 4 (8.51%) Mocha
5 2 (4.26%) Subversion
6 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (46.81%) Retail
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (76.60%) Developer
2 20 (42.55%) PHP Developer
3 11 (23.40%) Software Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Software Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) Junior
5 8 (17.02%) Junior Developer
5 8 (17.02%) Junior Software Developer
6 7 (14.89%) Java Developer
6 7 (14.89%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Administrator
7 4 (8.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (8.51%) Graduate
7 4 (8.51%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Graduate Java Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Graduate Software Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (8.51%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.51%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (53.19%) jQuery
2 22 (46.81%) HTML
3 21 (44.68%) RESTful
4 20 (42.55%) CSS
5 19 (40.43%) Web Services
6 16 (34.04%) React
6 16 (34.04%) REST
7 14 (29.79%) JSON
7 14 (29.79%) Laravel
8 13 (27.66%) AngularJS
8 13 (27.66%) Node.js
9 11 (23.40%) HTML5
10 7 (14.89%) .NET
11 5 (10.64%) ADO.NET
11 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
11 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (10.64%) Code First Entity Framework
11 5 (10.64%) Entity Framework
12 4 (8.51%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.64%) Client/Server
3 4 (8.51%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.26%) Social Media
4 2 (4.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 44 (93.62%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Windows
4 1 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.13%) OpenWrt
4 1 (2.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (44.68%) Open Source
2 18 (38.30%) DevOps
2 18 (38.30%) OO
2 18 (38.30%) Unit Testing
3 15 (31.91%) Scrum
3 15 (31.91%) TDD
4 14 (29.79%) Project Management
4 14 (29.79%) Test Automation
4 14 (29.79%) Time Management
4 14 (29.79%) Workflow
5 13 (27.66%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (27.66%) Microservices
6 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (25.53%) Software Delivery
7 11 (23.40%) Mathematics
8 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
9 8 (17.02%) MVC
10 6 (12.77%) Web Development
11 5 (10.64%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
2 20 (42.55%) PHP
3 15 (31.91%) Java
3 15 (31.91%) Python
4 14 (29.79%) Ruby
5 7 (14.89%) C#
6 5 (10.64%) C++
7 3 (6.38%) SQL
8 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.26%) VB
9 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.13%) C
9 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.13%) Groovy
9 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.13%) MCDST
3 1 (2.13%) MCP
3 1 (2.13%) MCSA
3 1 (2.13%) MCSE
3 1 (2.13%) MCTS
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) Docker
2 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Puppet
2 3 (6.38%) Ansible
3 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
1 5 (10.64%) Syncsort
2 4 (8.51%) Adobe
2 4 (8.51%) Apple
2 4 (8.51%) VMware
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) Facebook
4 2 (4.26%) Google
4 2 (4.26%) PayPal
4 2 (4.26%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix
5 1 (2.13%) Murex
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle