The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 93 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 46 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.05% 0.81% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.42% 2.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 33 17 0
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -6.15%
Windows 8
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
620 581 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.64% 27.79% 28.34%
Number of salaries quoted 549 544 377
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Birmingham region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Birmingham

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows 8 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 8.

1 98 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (53.06%) Microsoft
3 44 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (42.86%) HTML5
4 42 (42.86%) HTML
5 37 (37.76%) Android
6 36 (36.73%) SC Cleared
6 36 (36.73%) Security Cleared
6 36 (36.73%) Apple iOS
6 36 (36.73%) MVC
6 36 (36.73%) Scrum
7 35 (35.71%) jQuery
8 34 (34.69%) JavaScript
8 34 (34.69%) CSS
8 34 (34.69%) E-Commerce
9 32 (32.65%) JIRA
10 31 (31.63%) JSON
10 31 (31.63%) Ajax
10 31 (31.63%) Git (software)
10 31 (31.63%) Sencha
10 31 (31.63%) PhoneGap
10 31 (31.63%) AngularJS
10 31 (31.63%) SOA
10 31 (31.63%) XML
10 31 (31.63%) OOP
10 31 (31.63%) Java
10 31 (31.63%) Ant
10 31 (31.63%) Mentoring
10 31 (31.63%) User Experience
11 29 (29.59%) Mobile App

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows 8 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 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (19.39%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (6.12%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.04%) IIS
6 1 (1.02%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.18%) MS Office
3 1 (1.02%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.31%) Firewall
2 11 (11.22%) TCP/IP
3 9 (9.18%) WAN
3 9 (9.18%) DHCP
4 8 (8.16%) VPN
5 7 (7.14%) DNS
5 7 (7.14%) LAN
6 6 (6.12%) VoIP
6 6 (6.12%) SAN
6 6 (6.12%) NetScaler
7 4 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.06%) Internet
9 2 (2.04%) VLAN
9 2 (2.04%) Wireless
9 2 (2.04%) SSL
10 1 (1.02%) FTP
10 1 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.02%) Network Security
10 1 (1.02%) NAS
10 1 (1.02%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (32.65%) JIRA
2 31 (31.63%) Git (software)
2 31 (31.63%) Ant
3 26 (26.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 5 (5.10%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.02%) RequisitePro
6 1 (1.02%) MSI
6 1 (1.02%) InstallShield
6 1 (1.02%) Subversion
General
1 25 (25.51%) Retail
2 18 (18.37%) Finance
3 8 (8.16%) Banking
4 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.10%) Legal
6 2 (2.04%) Automotive
7 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.02%) Advertising
7 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (50.00%) Developer
2 28 (28.57%) Mobile Developer
3 27 (27.55%) Applications Developer
3 27 (27.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 18 (18.37%) Senior Developer
5 15 (15.31%) .NET Developer
5 15 (15.31%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
5 15 (15.31%) Senior Applications Developer
6 14 (14.29%) Analyst
7 10 (10.20%) Architect
7 10 (10.20%) Desktop Support
8 8 (8.16%) Support Engineer
9 7 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (6.12%) Support Analyst
11 5 (5.10%) Software Developer
11 5 (5.10%) Technical Architect
11 5 (5.10%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (5.10%) Consultant
11 5 (5.10%) Senior Architect
12 4 (4.08%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (42.86%) HTML
1 42 (42.86%) HTML5
2 35 (35.71%) jQuery
3 34 (34.69%) CSS
4 31 (31.63%) XML
4 31 (31.63%) Ajax
4 31 (31.63%) JSON
4 31 (31.63%) PhoneGap
4 31 (31.63%) AngularJS
5 26 (26.53%) Silverlight
6 22 (22.45%) .NET
7 17 (17.35%) ASP.NET
8 16 (16.33%) WPF
9 12 (12.24%) WCF
10 5 (5.10%) Application Packaging
10 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (5.10%) .NET Framework
10 5 (5.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (4.08%) WinForms
12 3 (3.06%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 31 (31.63%) User Experience
2 29 (29.59%) Mobile App
3 26 (26.53%) N-Tier
3 26 (26.53%) Blackberry
4 10 (10.20%) iPhone
4 10 (10.20%) iPad
5 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (7.14%) Clustering
7 5 (5.10%) Life Science
8 3 (3.06%) AS400
9 2 (2.04%) iSeries
10 1 (1.02%) Visualisation
10 1 (1.02%) Fat Client
10 1 (1.02%) Pocket PC
10 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.02%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 98 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (37.76%) Android
3 36 (36.73%) Apple iOS
4 26 (26.53%) Windows XP
5 21 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 15 (15.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (11.22%) Linux
8 11 (11.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (8.16%) Windows Vista
10 7 (7.14%) Windows Phone
11 6 (6.12%) Windows 2000
12 2 (2.04%) Debian
12 2 (2.04%) Ubuntu
12 2 (2.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (1.02%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (36.73%) MVC
2 36 (36.73%) Scrum
3 34 (34.69%) E-Commerce
4 31 (31.63%) OOP
4 31 (31.63%) SOA
4 31 (31.63%) Mentoring
5 26 (26.53%) Android Development
5 26 (26.53%) iOS Development
6 13 (13.27%) ITIL
7 10 (10.20%) B2B
7 10 (10.20%) CRM
8 8 (8.16%) Project Management
9 6 (6.12%) High Availability
10 5 (5.10%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (5.10%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (4.08%) Web Development
11 4 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (4.08%) Change Control
12 3 (3.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.69%) JavaScript
2 31 (31.63%) Java
3 26 (26.53%) ActionScript
3 26 (26.53%) Objective-C
3 26 (26.53%) ActionScript 3.0
4 23 (23.47%) C#
5 21 (21.43%) SQL
6 6 (6.12%) XAML
7 5 (5.10%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.08%) VB
8 4 (4.08%) PHP
9 3 (3.06%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.02%) VB6
10 1 (1.02%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.02%) VBScript
10 1 (1.02%) C++
Qualifications
1 36 (36.73%) SC Cleared
1 36 (36.73%) Security Cleared
2 18 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (12.24%) MCP
4 8 (8.16%) MCSE
5 7 (7.14%) MCITP
6 5 (5.10%) CCEE
6 5 (5.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (5.10%) MCTS
6 5 (5.10%) CCA
6 5 (5.10%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.02%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.02%) MCSA
8 1 (1.02%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.20%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (26.53%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.20%) Hyper-V
4 9 (9.18%) vSphere
5 6 (6.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (5.10%) XenApp
6 5 (5.10%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.02%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) WSUS
2 5 (5.10%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.02%) SCCM
3 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 52 (53.06%) Microsoft
2 31 (31.63%) Sencha
3 26 (26.53%) Appcelerator
4 20 (20.41%) VMware
5 12 (12.24%) Citrix
6 10 (10.20%) Apple
7 7 (7.14%) NetApp
8 6 (6.12%) Altiris
8 6 (6.12%) AppSense
9 5 (5.10%) HP
9 5 (5.10%) DevExpress
10 3 (3.06%) Oracle
10 3 (3.06%) Mitel
11 2 (2.04%) ION Trading
11 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (2.04%) Juniper
11 2 (2.04%) Acronis
11 2 (2.04%) Websense
12 1 (1.02%) AVG
12 1 (1.02%) Stonesoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pinewood
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago