Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Torfaen with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South Wales > Torfaen
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 11 2
Rank change year-on-year -6 -9 +11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 19 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Torfaen 8.86% 21.11% 39.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.84% 61.29% 71.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 52
Torfaen median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £43,750
South Wales median annual salary £39,250 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -1.88% +11.11% -

Linux 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 Torfaen with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Torfaen
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19 31 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Torfaen 24.05% 34.44% 55.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 73
Torfaen median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -21.21%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,400 £22,300
90th Percentile £52,125 £47,500 £43,500
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Torfaen

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Torfaen.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Torfaen

Linux
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

Salary trend for Linux in Torfaen

Linux
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Torfaen region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Cwmbran -6 7 £47,500 +11.76%
Linux
South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Torfaen region with a requirement for Linux.

1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
3 2 (28.57%) CentOS
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) SSH
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) MTS
3 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Advertising
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) SMTP
3 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Firmware
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) JUnit
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Apache

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Torfaen 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 2 (28.57%) MTS
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
1 2 (28.57%) SMTP
1 2 (28.57%) SSH
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) TestLink
2 1 (14.29%) VersionOne
General
1 2 (28.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Firmware Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Firmware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) CentOS
1 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Coaching
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) Apple Swift
4 1 (14.29%) Groovy
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Korn
4 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Firmware
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Packer
1 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Perforce