Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wigan 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Manchester > Wigan
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 27 22
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wigan 5.98% 3.60% 3.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.18% 36.36% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 9
Wigan median annual salary £22,500 £27,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -43.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £45,500
90th Percentile £38,750 £30,000 £49,500
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +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 Wigan with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wigan
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 17 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wigan 14.53% 9.91% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 18
Wigan median annual salary £26,000 £24,000 £25,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -6.80% -14.17%
10th Percentile £20,350 £18,500 £18,500
90th Percentile £47,000 £32,500 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Wigan

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Wigan

Linux
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

Salary trend for Linux in Wigan

Linux
Salary Histogram in Wigan

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Wigan over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Wigan

For the 6 months to 19 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 Wigan region with a requirement for Linux.

1 5 (71.43%) PHP
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
1 5 (71.43%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) OOP
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) PHP 5
2 4 (57.14%) iPad
3 2 (28.57%) Puppet
3 2 (28.57%) VirtualBox
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) NuGet
3 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Ansible
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Xen
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Apache

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wigan 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Sage Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) NuGet
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Build and Release Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Build Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Release Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) Doctrine
2 1 (14.29%) LAMP
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Symfony
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) PHP 5
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (28.57%) VirtualBox
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) PayPal