The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 32 21 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 17.68% 17.36% 34.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.14% 91.30% 88.64%
Number of salaries quoted 30 9 39
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £19,900 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Operating Systems Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
57 23 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 31.49% 19.01% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 55 10 44
Average salary £34,000 £24,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £15,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Windows
Manchester

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Windows
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Windows Salary Trend in Bolton

Windows
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bolton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 32 (72.73%) SQL
2 31 (70.45%) C#
2 31 (70.45%) .NET
3 28 (63.64%) MVC
4 27 (61.36%) ASP.NET
5 26 (59.09%) SQL Server
5 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
6 23 (52.27%) MS Excel
7 20 (45.45%) T-SQL
7 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (43.18%) VB.NET
8 19 (43.18%) HTML
8 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
9 18 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (25.00%) WCF
11 8 (18.18%) .NET Framework
11 8 (18.18%) WinForms
12 7 (15.91%) jQuery
12 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (13.64%) TDD
13 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (13.64%) VMware
13 6 (13.64%) Web Services
14 5 (11.36%) OO
14 5 (11.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (9.09%) Degree
15 4 (9.09%) Linux
15 4 (9.09%) MS Office
16 3 (6.82%) IIS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 3 (6.82%) IIS
1 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (52.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Wireless
2 2 (4.55%) Intranet
2 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) DHCP
3 1 (2.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) ReSharper
1 3 (6.82%) NUnit
1 3 (6.82%) TeamCity
1 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (6.82%) Mercurial
1 3 (6.82%) SpecFlow
1 3 (6.82%) Moq
2 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.82%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (72.73%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) Software Developer
3 11 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 6 (13.64%) C# Developer
5 5 (11.36%) .NET Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (6.82%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (2.27%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.27%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.27%) SQL DBA
9 1 (2.27%) IT Support Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (70.45%) .NET
2 27 (61.36%) ASP.NET
3 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (43.18%) HTML
5 11 (25.00%) WCF
6 8 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 8 (18.18%) WinForms
7 7 (15.91%) jQuery
8 6 (13.64%) Web Services
9 5 (11.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (6.82%) XML
10 3 (6.82%) COM+
10 3 (6.82%) Dojo
10 3 (6.82%) RESTful
11 2 (4.55%) CSS
11 2 (4.55%) Classic ASP
12 1 (2.27%) WPF
12 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) iSeries
1 2 (4.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Windows CE
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.55%) UNIX
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) MVC
2 18 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.64%) TDD
5 5 (11.36%) OO
6 3 (6.82%) OOD
6 3 (6.82%) Pair Programming
6 3 (6.82%) Logistics
7 1 (2.27%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.27%) Scrum
7 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.27%) Kanban
7 1 (2.27%) Web Development
7 1 (2.27%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.27%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.27%) MVVM
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.27%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (72.73%) SQL
2 31 (70.45%) C#
3 20 (45.45%) T-SQL
4 19 (43.18%) VB.NET
4 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) MCP
2 1 (2.27%) CCNA
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) VMware
3 3 (6.82%) Citrix
3 3 (6.82%) IBM
4 2 (4.55%) Lotus
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco
5 1 (2.27%) NetApp
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