Period
to 22 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Unix Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1142 1156 1096
Rank change year-on-year +14 -60 -96
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Developer 30 53 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.030% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.031% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 29 35 142
UK median annual salary £65,000 £47,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.84% -32.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £48,500 £27,000 £41,375
90th Percentile £93,250 £69,000 £111,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -14.29% +16.67%

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 162,419 169,369 190,323
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.14% 96.06% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 130,888 136,414 160,110
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +33 30 £65,000 +36.84% 9
London +31 21 £67,500 +22.73% 8
UK excluding London -1 9 £55,000 +22.22% 1
North of England +6 4 £55,000 +89.66%
Yorkshire +28 3 £55,000 +89.66%
East of England +5 2 £45,000 -5.26%
Midlands +5 1 £22,500 -52.63%
South East -9 1 £70,000 +55.56% 1
South West - 1 - -
North West - 1 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £22,500 -

Unix Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 30 (100.00%) Unix
2 16 (53.33%) Linux
3 15 (50.00%) Java
3 15 (50.00%) Finance
4 13 (43.33%) SQL
5 11 (36.67%) Oracle
6 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 8 (26.67%) Python
8 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
8 7 (23.33%) Docker
8 7 (23.33%) Java 8
9 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (20.00%) C#
9 6 (20.00%) C++
10 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
10 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
10 5 (16.67%) ETL
10 5 (16.67%) J2EE
10 5 (16.67%) MySQL
10 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
10 5 (16.67%) Scala
10 5 (16.67%) Kafka
10 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
10 5 (16.67%) Akka
10 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
10 5 (16.67%) Confluence
10 5 (16.67%) Multithreading
10 5 (16.67%) Data Integration
10 5 (16.67%) TDD
10 5 (16.67%) Banking

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 5 (16.67%) Confluence
2 3 (10.00%) GlassFish
2 3 (10.00%) JBoss
2 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) MySQL
2 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (13.33%) Blockchain
3 4 (13.33%) DataStage
4 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.67%) JIRA
2 5 (16.67%) Phabricator
3 2 (6.67%) Maven
3 2 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Marketing
3 4 (13.33%) Retail
4 3 (10.00%) Front Office
4 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Akka
1 5 (16.67%) J2EE
1 5 (16.67%) Kafka
2 4 (13.33%) Java SE
2 4 (13.33%) Spring
3 3 (10.00%) EJB
4 2 (6.67%) .NET
4 2 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) Java EE
4 2 (6.67%) RESTful
4 2 (6.67%) STL
5 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Fintech
2 2 (6.67%) Derivative
2 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.67%) iPhone
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Equities
3 1 (3.33%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (3.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Unix
2 16 (53.33%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) Android
5 1 (3.33%) Solaris
5 1 (3.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 5 (16.67%) ETL
2 5 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 5 (16.67%) TDD
2 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (13.33%) Change Management
3 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
3 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (13.33%) Single Customer View
4 3 (10.00%) BDD
4 3 (10.00%) Data Management
4 3 (10.00%) OO
4 3 (10.00%) OOP
5 2 (6.67%) Android Development
5 2 (6.67%) Dependency Management
5 2 (6.67%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Java
2 13 (43.33%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) Python
4 7 (23.33%) Java 8
5 6 (20.00%) C#
5 6 (20.00%) C++
6 5 (16.67%) Scala
6 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.33%) C
9 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Informatica
2 4 (13.33%) Sybase
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Solace
4 1 (3.33%) Teradata