The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 45.45% 15.09% 15.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.33% 72.73% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Average salary £29,000 £40,750 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.83% +42.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £27,350 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,180 £54,150 £29,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
Windows
Lancashire

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

Operating Systems Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 54.55% 20.75% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 3
Average salary £29,000 £24,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% -17.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £30,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

Windows
Salary Trend in Blackpool

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

Windows Salary Trend in Blackpool

Windows
Salary Histogram in Blackpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Blackpool region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Blackpool

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Blackpool region citing Windows 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.

1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
4 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
4 5 (27.78%) .NET
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle
4 5 (27.78%) ISEB
4 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
4 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) C#
5 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 2 (11.11%) Subversion
7 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 2 (11.11%) MVC
7 2 (11.11%) OOP
7 2 (11.11%) C++
7 2 (11.11%) HTML
7 2 (11.11%) Java
7 2 (11.11%) COM+
7 2 (11.11%) CSS
7 2 (11.11%) Web Services
7 2 (11.11%) XML
7 2 (11.11%) Unix

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Blackpool region citing Windows 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) 3G
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) AccuRev
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) JMeter
3 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Software Tester
1 5 (27.78%) Tester
2 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Adviser
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 2 (11.11%) COM+
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) CSS3
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) jQuery
3 2 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (11.11%) WCF
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Animation
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
1 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
1 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (11.11%) MVC
2 2 (11.11%) OOP
2 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITSM
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
3 1 (5.56%) Network Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 2 (11.11%) C++
4 2 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISEB
1 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) HP
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