The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 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 Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 105 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 21 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.04% 0.054% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.31% 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 0
Average salary £23,750 £29,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.10% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 -
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
487 439 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 24.01% 23.82% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 414 396 388
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,950
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Windows 8
South West

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Bristol

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (72.50%) C#
3 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (62.50%) Windows Phone
4 15 (37.50%) Xbox
4 15 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 15 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 15 (37.50%) Games
4 15 (37.50%) VB
5 12 (30.00%) TDD
5 12 (30.00%) Degree
6 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
6 11 (27.50%) System Testing
6 11 (27.50%) MVVM
6 11 (27.50%) Pair Programming
6 11 (27.50%) XAML
7 10 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 10 (25.00%) Digital Media
8 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
10 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
11 4 (10.00%) MS Office
11 4 (10.00%) DHCP
11 4 (10.00%) DNS
11 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
11 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
11 4 (10.00%) MVC
11 4 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (10.00%) LINQ

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) WorkSite
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Office
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.00%) DHCP
2 4 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (5.00%) VPN
3 2 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.50%) MSI
General
1 15 (37.50%) Games
2 10 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
3 3 (7.50%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Military
4 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Junior Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Junior
3 10 (25.00%) Junior Software Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.00%) IT Support
5 3 (7.50%) IT Support Assistant
5 3 (7.50%) IT Assistant
5 3 (7.50%) Support Assistant
6 2 (5.00%) Graduate
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Junior C# Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Graduate C# Developer
7 1 (2.50%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) LINQ
1 4 (10.00%) Reactive Extensions
1 4 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.50%) REST
2 1 (2.50%) WCF
2 1 (2.50%) WPF
2 1 (2.50%) Silverlight
2 1 (2.50%) OCX
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) SOAP
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Xbox
2 10 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) Windows Phone
3 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.50%) Android
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 15 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 12 (30.00%) TDD
4 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
4 11 (27.50%) System Testing
4 11 (27.50%) MVVM
4 11 (27.50%) Pair Programming
5 4 (10.00%) MVC
5 4 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (10.00%) Refactoring
5 4 (10.00%) CQRS
6 1 (2.50%) Automation Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Android Development
6 1 (2.50%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.50%) BDD
6 1 (2.50%) Web Development
6 1 (2.50%) Use Case
6 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (72.50%) C#
2 15 (37.50%) VB
3 11 (27.50%) XAML
4 2 (5.00%) VBScript
5 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
1 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) AppSense
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco
2 1 (2.50%) HP
2 1 (2.50%) Nokia
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