The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheadle region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 17 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 33.33% 61.11% 42.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.00% 94.29% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 17
Average salary £32,500 £28,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -28.75%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Windows
Manchester

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

Operating Systems Category
Cheadle
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25 35 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 49.02% 64.81% 55.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 19
Average salary £32,500 £32,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.77% -19.37%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheadle

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Cheadle

Windows
Salary Trend in Cheadle

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

Windows Salary Trend in Cheadle

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheadle

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheadle 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 21 (65.63%) Visual Studio
2 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 18 (56.25%) Software Engineering
4 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (40.63%) WCF
5 13 (40.63%) C#
6 12 (37.50%) Scrum
7 11 (34.38%) Web Services
8 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 10 (31.25%) VMware
9 9 (28.13%) Linux
9 9 (28.13%) Communications Security
10 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (25.00%) Wonderware
11 7 (21.88%) NUnit
11 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (21.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (21.88%) Change Control
11 7 (21.88%) Windows Identity Foundation
11 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
11 7 (21.88%) Validation
11 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
12 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
12 6 (18.75%) Ninject
12 6 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
12 6 (18.75%) Ruby
12 6 (18.75%) Finance
12 6 (18.75%) LINQ

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cheadle by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheadle 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 (9.38%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) ArchestrA
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Photoshop
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) VLAN
2 1 (3.13%) NAS
2 1 (3.13%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) MPLS
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) MySQL
3 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (65.63%) Visual Studio
2 7 (21.88%) NUnit
2 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
3 5 (15.63%) Selenium
3 5 (15.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (15.63%) JUnit
3 5 (15.63%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (15.63%) Eclipse
4 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.25%) Gerrit
5 2 (6.25%) Moq
5 2 (6.25%) FxCop
5 2 (6.25%) StyleCop
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Back Office
3 2 (6.25%) Electronics
3 2 (6.25%) Military
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Software Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) C# Software Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Software Developer
5 5 (15.63%) UI Developer
5 5 (15.63%) UI Programmer
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.50%) C++ Developer
6 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Software Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Software Tester
7 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Tester
8 2 (6.25%) Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Software Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Senior UI Developer
8 2 (6.25%) User Experience Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) WCF
2 11 (34.38%) Web Services
3 7 (21.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 6 (18.75%) Ninject
4 6 (18.75%) LINQ
5 5 (15.63%) jQuery
5 5 (15.63%) CSS3
5 5 (15.63%) Backbone.js
5 5 (15.63%) HTML5
5 5 (15.63%) CSS
5 5 (15.63%) HTML
5 5 (15.63%) .NET
5 5 (15.63%) RESTful
6 4 (12.50%) ATL
7 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
7 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
8 2 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Graphic Design
3 2 (6.25%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Human Factors
3 2 (6.25%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (37.50%) Scrum
4 9 (28.13%) Communications Security
5 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (21.88%) Change Control
5 7 (21.88%) Validation
6 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 6 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (12.50%) SOA
7 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 4 (12.50%) Requirements Management
8 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
8 3 (9.38%) MVC
8 3 (9.38%) CRM
9 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.25%) OOD
9 2 (6.25%) OO
9 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) C#
3 6 (18.75%) Ruby
4 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.50%) C++
6 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
1 10 (31.25%) VMware
2 8 (25.00%) Wonderware
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Apple
4 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) EMC