Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Unix Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix Developer
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1135 1037 1053
Rank change year-on-year -98 +16 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Developer 49 142 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.082% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.085% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 46 106 222
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £44,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £96,875 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +33.33% +28.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 168,954 167,321 203,747
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.47% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 138,376 139,001 170,390
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

Unix Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Unix Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Developer in the UK

Unix Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Unix Developer in the UK

Unix Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Developer over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Unix Developer in the UK

Unix Developer
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England -94 48 £65,000 -7.14% 14
London -75 33 £67,500 -8.47% 13
UK excluding London -19 16 £50,000 -16.67% 1
South East +1 7 £55,000 -12.00%
East of England -11 4 £50,000 - 1
Midlands +13 3 £40,000 -5.88%
West Midlands 0 2 £42,500 -
Yorkshire +22 1 £29,000 -27.50%
North of England -5 1 £29,000 -27.50%
Scotland -37 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 -

Unix Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, Unix Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Unix Developer in the job title.

1 49 (100.00%) Unix
2 40 (81.63%) Linux
3 25 (51.02%) Finance
4 24 (48.98%) Java
5 19 (38.78%) SQL
6 16 (32.65%) C++
6 16 (32.65%) Python
7 14 (28.57%) Banking
8 13 (26.53%) MySQL
9 12 (24.49%) Degree
9 12 (24.49%) Multithreading
9 12 (24.49%) Fintech
9 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (22.45%) Kafka
10 11 (22.45%) Scala
10 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
10 11 (22.45%) OO
11 10 (20.41%) Computer Science
11 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (20.41%) Algorithms
12 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
13 8 (16.33%) Multithreaded Programming
13 8 (16.33%) OOP
13 8 (16.33%) Oracle
13 8 (16.33%) Data Modelling
14 7 (14.29%) JIRA
14 7 (14.29%) Phabricator
14 7 (14.29%) SDLC
14 7 (14.29%) Data Integration
14 7 (14.29%) Confluence

Unix Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (14.29%) Confluence
2 2 (4.08%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.04%) CMS
3 1 (2.04%) Drupal
3 1 (2.04%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) GitHub
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Multicast
2 2 (4.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) MySQL
2 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.08%) DB2
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.04%) Big Data
4 1 (2.04%) Blockchain
4 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 7 (14.29%) JIRA
2 7 (14.29%) Phabricator
3 4 (8.16%) Maven
4 2 (4.08%) Subversion
5 1 (2.04%) Gradle
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (51.02%) Finance
2 14 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.12%) Aerospace
5 2 (4.08%) Front Office
6 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) Kafka
2 7 (14.29%) Akka
3 6 (12.24%) Middleware
3 6 (12.24%) Spring
4 5 (10.20%) STL
5 4 (8.16%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (8.16%) Protocol Buffers
5 4 (8.16%) WebSockets
6 3 (6.12%) XML
7 2 (4.08%) Guava
7 2 (4.08%) JDBC
7 2 (4.08%) Lucene
8 1 (2.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (2.04%) Django
8 1 (2.04%) iBATIS
8 1 (2.04%) JSON
8 1 (2.04%) LAMP
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (2.04%) REST
8 1 (2.04%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (24.49%) Fintech
2 10 (20.41%) Algorithms
2 10 (20.41%) Computer Science
3 6 (12.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (10.20%) Client/Server
5 4 (8.16%) Data Structures
6 2 (4.08%) Derivative
6 2 (4.08%) Equities
6 2 (4.08%) Hedge funds
6 2 (4.08%) Smart Meter
6 2 (4.08%) User Experience
7 1 (2.04%) Credit Risk
7 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
7 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (2.04%) Grid Computing
7 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Unix
2 40 (81.63%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Solaris
4 1 (2.04%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.04%) HPUX
4 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Multithreading
2 11 (22.45%) OO
2 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
3 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.33%) Data Modelling
4 8 (16.33%) Multithreaded Programming
4 8 (16.33%) OOP
5 7 (14.29%) Data Integration
5 7 (14.29%) Low Latency
5 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 7 (14.29%) SDLC
6 6 (12.24%) OOD
7 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.20%) TDD
8 4 (8.16%) DevOps
8 4 (8.16%) Performance Engineering
8 4 (8.16%) Physics
8 4 (8.16%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (8.16%) Statistical Modelling
8 4 (8.16%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) Java
2 19 (38.78%) SQL
3 16 (32.65%) C++
3 16 (32.65%) Python
4 11 (22.45%) Scala
5 6 (12.24%) C
6 5 (10.20%) PHP
7 4 (8.16%) Perl
8 2 (4.08%) C#
8 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.04%) APL
9 1 (2.04%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.04%) COBOL
9 1 (2.04%) Erlang
9 1 (2.04%) Go
9 1 (2.04%) Haskell
9 1 (2.04%) Lisp
9 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle
2 4 (8.16%) Reuters
3 3 (6.12%) Teradata
4 2 (4.08%) Greenplum
4 2 (4.08%) Netezza
4 2 (4.08%) Vertica
5 1 (2.04%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.04%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.04%) TIBCO