The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 20 6 20
Rank change year-on-year -14 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 44 77 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.83% 13.14% 11.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.38% 53.47% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 27 49 37
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 128 144 190
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 22.78% 24.57% 37.77%
Number of salaries quoted 104 102 145
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,550 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Unix as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Watford

Unix
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Unix in Watford

Unix
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Watford over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Watford

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Unix 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 Watford region with a requirement for Unix.

1 90 (91.84%) Java
2 69 (70.41%) SQL
3 64 (65.31%) Linux
4 55 (56.12%) Finance
5 52 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (46.94%) Shell Script
7 39 (39.80%) Selenium
8 36 (36.73%) HP UFT
9 33 (33.67%) Scrum
10 32 (32.65%) Python
10 32 (32.65%) Oracle
10 32 (32.65%) QA
10 32 (32.65%) Functional Testing
11 30 (30.61%) TDD
11 30 (30.61%) C#
12 24 (24.49%) JIRA
13 23 (23.47%) Automation Testing
14 21 (21.43%) Spring
14 21 (21.43%) Test Scripting
14 21 (21.43%) UML
15 20 (20.41%) OO
15 20 (20.41%) Solaris
15 20 (20.41%) OOD
15 20 (20.41%) Regression Testing
15 20 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (19.39%) XML
17 17 (17.35%) SOAP
17 17 (17.35%) Web Services
17 17 (17.35%) BDD

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 16 (16.33%) WebSphere
2 14 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 13 (13.27%) Tomcat
4 10 (10.20%) JBoss
5 8 (8.16%) Confluence
6 6 (6.12%) Apache
7 4 (4.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (4.08%) CMS
7 4 (4.08%) MQSeries
8 2 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (11.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (15.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.22%) FTP
2 5 (5.10%) Internet
3 3 (3.06%) HTTP
4 2 (2.04%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.02%) ADSL
5 1 (1.02%) AMQP
5 1 (1.02%) BGP
5 1 (1.02%) Broadband
5 1 (1.02%) DNS
5 1 (1.02%) DSL
5 1 (1.02%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.02%) ISDN
5 1 (1.02%) MPLS
5 1 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.02%) RTP
5 1 (1.02%) SCCP
5 1 (1.02%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.02%) VLAN
5 1 (1.02%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.31%) MySQL
1 15 (15.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.22%) RDBMS
2 11 (11.22%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.20%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.08%) Jackrabbit
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.02%) DB2
Development Applications
1 39 (39.80%) Selenium
2 36 (36.73%) HP UFT
3 24 (24.49%) JIRA
4 16 (16.33%) WebDriver
5 15 (15.31%) Git (software)
6 14 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 14 (14.29%) JUnit
7 13 (13.27%) Maven
8 8 (8.16%) LoadRunner
9 7 (7.14%) Eclipse
9 7 (7.14%) SoapUI
10 6 (6.12%) Ant
10 6 (6.12%) ClearQuest
10 6 (6.12%) Jenkins
11 5 (5.10%) Subversion
12 4 (4.08%) Log4j
12 4 (4.08%) Mockito
12 4 (4.08%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio
13 1 (1.02%) JBehave
General
1 55 (56.12%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Banking
3 2 (2.04%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (1.02%) Electronics
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (69.39%) Analyst
2 43 (43.88%) Test Analyst
3 20 (20.41%) Developer
4 18 (18.37%) Unix Analyst
5 17 (17.35%) SQL Analyst
6 16 (16.33%) Automation Test Analyst
7 15 (15.31%) QA Analyst
7 15 (15.31%) QA Test Analyst
8 13 (13.27%) Systems Analyst
9 11 (11.22%) Java Developer
9 11 (11.22%) Linux Support
9 11 (11.22%) Operational Support Analyst
9 11 (11.22%) Operations Analyst
9 11 (11.22%) Operations Support Analyst
9 11 (11.22%) SQL Support Analyst
9 11 (11.22%) Support Analyst
9 11 (11.22%) Unix Support
9 11 (11.22%) Unix Support Analyst
10 9 (9.18%) SQL Developer
10 9 (9.18%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.43%) Spring
2 19 (19.39%) XML
3 17 (17.35%) REST
3 17 (17.35%) SOAP
3 17 (17.35%) Web Services
4 15 (15.31%) Hibernate
4 15 (15.31%) JDBC
5 11 (11.22%) J2EE
6 10 (10.20%) HTML
7 9 (9.18%) JSON
8 8 (8.16%) Ajax
8 8 (8.16%) Gherkin
8 8 (8.16%) GWT
8 8 (8.16%) Java EE
9 7 (7.14%) RESTful
10 5 (5.10%) AngularJS
10 5 (5.10%) Ember.js
10 5 (5.10%) HTML5
10 5 (5.10%) JMS
10 5 (5.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.06%) Fintech
3 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.02%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 64 (65.31%) Linux
2 20 (20.41%) Solaris
3 9 (9.18%) Windows
4 5 (5.10%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.08%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (33.67%) Scrum
3 32 (32.65%) Functional Testing
4 30 (30.61%) TDD
5 23 (23.47%) Automation Testing
6 21 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 21 (21.43%) UML
7 20 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (20.41%) OO
7 20 (20.41%) OOD
7 20 (20.41%) Regression Testing
8 17 (17.35%) BDD
9 16 (16.33%) ITIL
10 14 (14.29%) Test Automation
11 13 (13.27%) Automated Testing
11 13 (13.27%) SOA
12 11 (11.22%) Problem Management
12 11 (11.22%) Release Management
13 10 (10.20%) Wealth Management
14 9 (9.18%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (91.84%) Java
2 69 (70.41%) SQL
3 46 (46.94%) Shell Script
4 32 (32.65%) Python
5 30 (30.61%) C#
6 12 (12.24%) Bash Shell
6 12 (12.24%) JavaScript
6 12 (12.24%) Perl
6 12 (12.24%) PHP
7 7 (7.14%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.06%) Jython
9 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.02%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.02%) C
10 1 (1.02%) C++
10 1 (1.02%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.02%) CCNA
2 1 (1.02%) CCNP
2 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.02%) JNCIA
2 1 (1.02%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (32.65%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.02%) Docker
3 1 (1.02%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (5.10%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.06%) Data Guard
3 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.04%) Ansible
4 2 (2.04%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (32.65%) Oracle
2 13 (13.27%) HP
3 11 (11.22%) Microsoft
4 10 (10.20%) IBM
5 8 (8.16%) Atlassian
6 4 (4.08%) ATG
6 4 (4.08%) Blue Martini
6 4 (4.08%) Sybase
6 4 (4.08%) Talend
7 2 (2.04%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.04%) New Relic
8 1 (1.02%) EMC
8 1 (1.02%) Sonatype
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