The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 68 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.15% 1.04% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.56% 4.72% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £19,000 £24,375 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.05% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -4.41%
Windows 8
South Wales

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

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
178 127 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.22% 22.01% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 163 115 84
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Cardiff

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) Android
4 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 5 (62.50%) Xamarin
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Phone
4 5 (62.50%) Android Development
4 5 (62.50%) iOS Development
4 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (62.50%) .NET
4 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
4 5 (62.50%) OOD
4 5 (62.50%) SOA
4 5 (62.50%) MVC
4 5 (62.50%) XAML
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
5 3 (37.50%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (25.00%) ISEB
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) ClearQuest

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Android
3 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Phone
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
1 5 (62.50%) OOD
1 5 (62.50%) SOA
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
1 5 (62.50%) Android Development
1 5 (62.50%) iOS Development
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) XAML
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Xamarin
3 2 (25.00%) Sitecore