The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 106 108 115
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 31 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.62% 0.94% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.86% 3.51% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 30 14 4
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
Windows 8
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
529 485 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 27.60% 26.71% 31.74%
Number of salaries quoted 480 406 468
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (55.00%) Android
2 33 (55.00%) Apple iOS
2 33 (55.00%) Windows Phone
3 27 (45.00%) Software Engineering
4 26 (43.33%) Xbox
4 26 (43.33%) Games
5 25 (41.67%) XAML
5 25 (41.67%) C#
5 25 (41.67%) Xamarin
5 25 (41.67%) MVVM
5 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (41.67%) Unit Testing
6 24 (40.00%) System Testing
6 24 (40.00%) Android Development
6 24 (40.00%) iOS Development
6 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 19 (31.67%) MS Office
7 19 (31.67%) .NET
8 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (26.67%) Test Automation
9 16 (26.67%) TDD
9 16 (26.67%) Pair Programming
9 16 (26.67%) Degree
9 16 (26.67%) SDLC
10 15 (25.00%) Windows XP
11 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (21.67%) Windows 7
12 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
13 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 11 (18.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.33%) WorkSite
3 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.67%) IIS
4 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.33%) Lync
6 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (31.67%) MS Office
2 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (16.67%) VPN
3 7 (11.67%) DNS
3 7 (11.67%) DHCP
4 4 (6.67%) FTP
4 4 (6.67%) Telnet
4 4 (6.67%) Firewall
4 4 (6.67%) VoIP
5 3 (5.00%) ADSL
6 2 (3.33%) SAN
7 1 (1.67%) DMZ
7 1 (1.67%) Internet
7 1 (1.67%) LAN
7 1 (1.67%) WLAN
7 1 (1.67%) WAN
7 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) MySQL
1 8 (13.33%) MongoDB
1 8 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.67%) MS Access
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 26 (43.33%) Games
2 8 (13.33%) Law
3 4 (6.67%) Finance
4 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Back Office
5 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Military
5 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (55.00%) Developer
2 24 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 19 (31.67%) Applications Developer
4 18 (30.00%) Software Engineer
5 9 (15.00%) Support Analyst
5 9 (15.00%) Lead Developer
5 9 (15.00%) Analyst
5 9 (15.00%) Lead Software Engineer
5 9 (15.00%) Lead Software Developer
5 9 (15.00%) Software Applications Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Help Desk Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) Programmer
6 7 (11.67%) Help Desk Support
6 7 (11.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) Deskside Support
6 7 (11.67%) Deskside Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) Deskside Support Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) .NET
2 8 (13.33%) Web Services
2 8 (13.33%) JSON
2 8 (13.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (43.33%) Xbox
2 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Handset
3 1 (1.67%) Clustering
3 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.67%) iPhone
3 1 (1.67%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (55.00%) Android
2 33 (55.00%) Apple iOS
2 33 (55.00%) Windows Phone
3 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (21.67%) Windows 7
7 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.00%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.67%) Solaris
10 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (41.67%) Unit Testing
2 25 (41.67%) MVVM
2 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (40.00%) System Testing
3 24 (40.00%) Android Development
3 24 (40.00%) iOS Development
4 16 (26.67%) SDLC
4 16 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 16 (26.67%) TDD
4 16 (26.67%) Pair Programming
5 7 (11.67%) Document Management
6 4 (6.67%) Software Deployment
7 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
7 3 (5.00%) Office Automation
7 3 (5.00%) Identity Management
8 1 (1.67%) Workflow
8 1 (1.67%) Practice Management
8 1 (1.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.67%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) C#
1 25 (41.67%) XAML
2 8 (13.33%) Java
2 8 (13.33%) Clojure
3 7 (11.67%) Haskell
3 7 (11.67%) Scala
4 4 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) MCSE
3 1 (1.67%) MCSA
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.67%) MCTS
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.00%) vSphere
3 2 (3.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.67%) Postfix
4 1 (1.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (41.67%) Xamarin
2 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.33%) HP
3 8 (13.33%) VMware
4 7 (11.67%) Meridio
4 7 (11.67%) Hummingbird
4 7 (11.67%) OpenText
5 4 (6.67%) Cisco
6 2 (3.33%) Symantec
6 2 (3.33%) McAfee
6 2 (3.33%) Dell
7 1 (1.67%) Avaya
7 1 (1.67%) Nokia
7 1 (1.67%) Polycom
7 1 (1.67%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.67%) LexisNexis
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