The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Squid skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Squid over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Squid Cache
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 234 -
Permanent jobs citing Squid 0 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.11% -
As % of the System Software category - 1.07% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Median salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  

Squid is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 462 654 543
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 9.64% 10.58% 10.70%
Number of salaries quoted 386 515 460
Median salary £36,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.70% +5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Squid
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Squid as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Squid in the West Midlands

Squid
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Squid in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Squid in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Squid 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Squid.

1 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) DHCP
1 8 (100.00%) HTTP
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) SSL
1 8 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 8 (100.00%) Samba
1 8 (100.00%) nginx
1 8 (100.00%) Open Source
1 8 (100.00%) Device Driver Development
2 7 (87.50%) Mentoring
2 7 (87.50%) SDLC
2 7 (87.50%) Firmware
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source Development
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) GitHub
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps

Squid
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (100.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DHCP
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) HTTP
1 8 (100.00%) SSL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Python Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Senior Python Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Device Driver Development
1 8 (100.00%) Open Source
2 7 (87.50%) Mentoring
2 7 (87.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Samba
2 7 (87.50%) Firmware