The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 33 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 3.31% - 1.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% - 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Operating Systems Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
45 34 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 29.80% 21.52% 34.64%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 28
Average salary £26,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows 7
County Antrim

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Belfast region.

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Belfast

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) UML
2 5 (83.33%) OOP
2 5 (83.33%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) SOA
2 5 (83.33%) Rational Rose
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) C
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) COM+
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) XSLT
2 5 (83.33%) MCAD
2 5 (83.33%) MCSD
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) NUnit
2 5 (83.33%) Ajax

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Rational Rose
1 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
1 5 (83.33%) NUnit
1 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (83.33%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Senior Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) COM+
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) XSLT
1 5 (83.33%) Ajax
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
1 5 (83.33%) JSON
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) UML
1 5 (83.33%) OOP
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) SOA
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Web Development
1 5 (83.33%) Use Case
1 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (83.33%) MCAD
1 5 (83.33%) MCSD
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Northgate
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix