The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Castleford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 2 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Castleford 13.33% 42.11% 50.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 44.44% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 3
Average salary £20,000 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.03% -10.76%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Windows
West Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Castleford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Castleford 46.67% 94.74% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 3
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Castleford

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Castleford

Windows
Salary Trend in Castleford

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

Windows Salary Trend in Castleford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Castleford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Castleford 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) XAML
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Castleford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Castleford 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) XAML
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware