The median annual salary for a Unix Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 807 847 806
Rank change year-on-year +40 -41  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Developer 45 103 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.099% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 30 90 124
Median salary £60,000 £71,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £51,750 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +23.52%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Unix Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Unix Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Developer in the UK

Unix Developer
Top 16 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 45 £60,000 -15.78% 10
London +21 33 £60,000 -22.58% 8
East of England - 5 - -
Hertfordshire - 5 - -
West Midlands +34 4 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Watford - 4 - -
South East +51 2 £55,000 +4.76% 1
City of London +46 2 £72,500 - 2
Shropshire - 2 £47,500 - 1
Telford - 2 £47,500 - 1
Yorkshire +34 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Surrey +32 1 £60,000 +14.28%
Woking - 1 £60,000 -
Bradford - 1 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £50,000 -

Unix Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Unix
2 77 (63.64%) Linux
3 67 (55.37%) C++
4 66 (54.55%) SQL
5 65 (53.72%) Finance
6 41 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (33.06%) OO
8 35 (28.93%) Degree
9 34 (28.10%) Multithreading
9 34 (28.10%) Analytical Skills
10 30 (24.79%) Oracle
11 28 (23.14%) Java
12 27 (22.31%) Python
13 22 (18.18%) MySQL
14 21 (17.36%) JavaScript
15 20 (16.53%) Shell Script
15 20 (16.53%) Software Engineering
16 19 (15.70%) STL
17 18 (14.88%) C
18 17 (14.05%) OLTP
18 17 (14.05%) Data Structures
19 16 (13.22%) OOP
20 15 (12.40%) E-Commerce
20 15 (12.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 15 (12.40%) Banking
20 15 (12.40%) Algorithms
21 14 (11.57%) Wealth Management
22 13 (10.74%) OOD
22 13 (10.74%) Perl
23 12 (9.92%) SQL Server

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 8 (6.61%) Apache
2 5 (4.13%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (3.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (3.31%) CMS
3 4 (3.31%) MQSeries
3 4 (3.31%) nginx
3 4 (3.31%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.31%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.48%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.83%) SAS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (4.13%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (4.13%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (3.31%) Magento
2 4 (3.31%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.13%) Internet
2 4 (3.31%) IPv4
2 4 (3.31%) IPv6
2 4 (3.31%) VPN
3 2 (1.65%) HTTP
4 1 (0.83%) SSL
4 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.18%) MySQL
2 17 (14.05%) OLTP
3 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
4 11 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.96%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 5 (4.13%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (3.31%) Jackrabbit
8 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.65%) KDB
8 2 (1.65%) Kdb+
8 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.83%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.83%) Big Data
9 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.83%) Redis
9 1 (0.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.83%) SAS EBI
9 1 (0.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.13%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (3.31%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.31%) JUnit
2 4 (3.31%) Log4j
2 4 (3.31%) Maven
2 4 (3.31%) Mockito
2 4 (3.31%) Subversion
2 4 (3.31%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
General
1 65 (53.72%) Finance
2 15 (12.40%) Banking
3 9 (7.44%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.13%) Front Office
5 2 (1.65%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.70%) STL
2 9 (7.44%) XML
3 5 (4.13%) J2EE
3 5 (4.13%) SOAP
3 5 (4.13%) Spring
3 5 (4.13%) Web Services
4 4 (3.31%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (3.31%) Apache Camel
4 4 (3.31%) EJB
4 4 (3.31%) JDBC
4 4 (3.31%) JMS
4 4 (3.31%) JSON
4 4 (3.31%) JSP
4 4 (3.31%) REST
4 4 (3.31%) Spring Boot
4 4 (3.31%) Spring Security
4 4 (3.31%) XSD
4 4 (3.31%) XSLT
5 3 (2.48%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (2.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 34 (28.10%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (14.05%) Data Structures
3 15 (12.40%) Algorithms
3 15 (12.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.61%) Client/Server
5 8 (6.61%) Hedge funds
6 6 (4.96%) Enterprise Cloud
7 5 (4.13%) CMDB
8 4 (3.31%) Data Centre
9 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.65%) Equities
10 2 (1.65%) Fintech
10 2 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.83%) Derivative
11 1 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.83%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 121 (100.00%) Unix
2 77 (63.64%) Linux
3 7 (5.79%) Windows
4 4 (3.31%) AIX
4 4 (3.31%) HPUX
4 4 (3.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (33.06%) OO
3 34 (28.10%) Multithreading
4 20 (16.53%) Software Engineering
5 16 (13.22%) OOP
6 15 (12.40%) E-Commerce
7 14 (11.57%) Wealth Management
8 13 (10.74%) OOD
9 11 (9.09%) UML
9 11 (9.09%) Workflow
10 10 (8.26%) Low Latency
10 10 (8.26%) SDLC
11 7 (5.79%) Software Architecture
11 7 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (4.96%) Asset Management
12 6 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (4.96%) ETL
12 6 (4.96%) Incident Management
12 6 (4.96%) Multithreaded Programming
12 6 (4.96%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (55.37%) C++
2 66 (54.55%) SQL
3 28 (23.14%) Java
4 27 (22.31%) Python
5 21 (17.36%) JavaScript
6 20 (16.53%) Shell Script
7 18 (14.88%) C
8 13 (10.74%) Perl
9 7 (5.79%) PL/SQL
10 6 (4.96%) C#
11 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (28.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (24.79%) Oracle
2 4 (3.31%) ATG
2 4 (3.31%) Blue Martini
2 4 (3.31%) IBM
2 4 (3.31%) Talend
3 3 (2.48%) Redback
4 2 (1.65%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.83%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.83%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.83%) Teradata
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