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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Manchester / Wigan
Rank 20 - 14
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wigan 1.39% - 13.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% - 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 10
Median salary £38,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Linux 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 Wigan with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Wigan
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 12 3 14
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wigan 16.67% 17.65% 18.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 13
Median salary £22,500 £20,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -52.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Wigan

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) OOP
1 3 (75.00%) Zend
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) Laravel
2 2 (50.00%) FuelPHP
2 2 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Symfony
3 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Windows

Linux
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) GCC
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Junior
3 2 (50.00%) Junior Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Junior PHP Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) FuelPHP
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Laravel
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Symfony
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XML-RPC
3 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Zend
Wigan
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Wigan
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago