Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Unix Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1150 1083 1015
Rank change year-on-year -67 -68 -78
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Developer 56 160 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.085% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.088% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 49 129 245
UK median annual salary £47,500 £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.63% +22.73% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £43,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £79,000 £111,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £58,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year -23.08% +41.82% +17.86%

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 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 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
England -77 55 £47,500 -29.63% 17
London -48 31 £62,500 -17.22% 14
UK excluding London -6 25 £45,000 -23.08% 3
South East +12 10 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire - 7 £29,000 -
North of England - 7 £29,000 -
East of England 0 5 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Midlands - 2 £45,000 - 1
Scotland -20 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 - 1

Unix Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Unix Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Unix Developer in the job title.

1 56 (100.00%) Unix
2 37 (66.07%) Linux
3 33 (58.93%) Java
4 30 (53.57%) SQL
5 19 (33.93%) Oracle
6 16 (28.57%) OO
6 16 (28.57%) Finance
7 15 (26.79%) Banking
7 15 (26.79%) C++
8 14 (25.00%) PL/SQL
8 14 (25.00%) Python
8 14 (25.00%) Degree
9 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (23.21%) Middleware
10 12 (21.43%) MySQL
10 12 (21.43%) Software Engineering
11 11 (19.64%) TDD
11 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (19.64%) Relational Database
12 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
13 9 (16.07%) Multithreading
14 8 (14.29%) SDLC
14 8 (14.29%) Spring
14 8 (14.29%) Solaris
15 7 (12.50%) COBOL
15 7 (12.50%) C
15 7 (12.50%) Micro Focus
15 7 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
15 7 (12.50%) Algorithms
15 7 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion

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 4 (7.14%) Confluence
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.57%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.57%) Drupal
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.79%) CMS
4 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.79%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) GitHub
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) MySQL
2 11 (19.64%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.57%) OLTP
5 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.79%) Big Data
6 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (10.71%) Maven
3 5 (8.93%) Subversion
4 4 (7.14%) JIRA
5 1 (1.79%) Gradle
5 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.79%) JUnit
5 1 (1.79%) Phabricator
General
1 16 (28.57%) Finance
2 15 (26.79%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.36%) Aerospace
4 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Front Office
6 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) Middleware
2 8 (14.29%) Spring
3 7 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (8.93%) XML
5 4 (7.14%) Hibernate
5 4 (7.14%) JMS
5 4 (7.14%) STL
5 4 (7.14%) XSD
5 4 (7.14%) XSLT
6 3 (5.36%) EclipseLink
6 3 (5.36%) EJB
6 3 (5.36%) EJB 3.0
6 3 (5.36%) JPA
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle ADF
6 3 (5.36%) REST
6 3 (5.36%) SOAP
6 3 (5.36%) Web Services
7 2 (3.57%) Django
7 2 (3.57%) Guava
7 2 (3.57%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 7 (12.50%) Algorithms
4 4 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 4 (7.14%) Equities
5 3 (5.36%) Data Structures
5 3 (5.36%) Derivative
5 3 (5.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (5.36%) Hedge funds
6 2 (3.57%) Fintech
6 2 (3.57%) Fixed Income
6 2 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.57%) Smart Meter
6 2 (3.57%) User Experience
7 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.79%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.79%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.79%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.79%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Unix
2 37 (66.07%) Linux
3 8 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (1.79%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) OO
2 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 11 (19.64%) TDD
5 9 (16.07%) Multithreading
6 8 (14.29%) SDLC
7 6 (10.71%) Scrum
8 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.93%) Multithreaded Programming
9 4 (7.14%) DevOps
9 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.14%) Low Latency
9 4 (7.14%) OOP
9 4 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
9 4 (7.14%) Performance Measurement
9 4 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
9 4 (7.14%) Physics
9 4 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
9 4 (7.14%) Statistical Modelling
9 4 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (58.93%) Java
2 30 (53.57%) SQL
3 15 (26.79%) C++
4 14 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 14 (25.00%) Python
5 7 (12.50%) C
5 7 (12.50%) COBOL
6 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.71%) PHP
6 6 (10.71%) Scala
7 3 (5.36%) C#
8 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.79%) APL
9 1 (1.79%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.79%) Erlang
9 1 (1.79%) Go
9 1 (1.79%) Haskell
9 1 (1.79%) Lisp
9 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (5.36%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) Oracle
2 7 (12.50%) Micro Focus
3 2 (3.57%) Murex
3 2 (3.57%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.79%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.79%) Microgen
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.79%) Teradata