Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Walsall 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands > Walsall
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 20 33
Rank change year-on-year +10 +13 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Walsall 10.13% 1.83% 3.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.77% 6.90% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 5
Walsall median annual salary £45,000 £23,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +93.55% -41.88% +2.56%
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,323 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.72% -1.69% +6.67%

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 Walsall with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Walsall
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 26 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Walsall 32.91% 26.61% 13.40%
Number of salaries quoted 26 28 23
Walsall median annual salary £42,500 £30,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.67% +7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £20,000 £19,625 £22,800
90th Percentile £46,250 £38,250 £40,000
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +7.14%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Walsall

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Walsall

Linux
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

Salary trend for Linux in Walsall

Linux
Salary Histogram in Walsall

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Walsall over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Walsall

For the 6 months to 24 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 Walsall region with a requirement for Linux.

1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) Django
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Smart Home
3 5 (62.50%) MySQL
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) Internet
5 3 (37.50%) C
5 3 (37.50%) C++
5 3 (37.50%) Internet of Things
5 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (25.00%) Laravel
6 2 (25.00%) Unix
6 2 (25.00%) OOP
6 2 (25.00%) PHP
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (12.50%) SDLC

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Walsall 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 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Software Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineer
3 4 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (37.50%) Linux Developer
5 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (12.50%) Cloud Software Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Unix Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (12.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Django
2 2 (25.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Smart Home
2 3 (37.50%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA