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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 14 32 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 26.92% 68.09% 39.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.87% 94.12% 78.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 15
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 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
23 34 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 44.23% 72.34% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 17
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +3.03%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 30 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 (70.00%) Visual Studio
2 18 (60.00%) SQL
3 17 (56.67%) Software Engineering
4 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (40.00%) C#
5 12 (40.00%) WCF
6 11 (36.67%) Web Services
6 11 (36.67%) Scrum
7 9 (30.00%) VMware
7 9 (30.00%) Linux
7 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (30.00%) Communications Security
8 8 (26.67%) Wonderware
9 7 (23.33%) Validation
9 7 (23.33%) NUnit
9 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
9 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
9 7 (23.33%) Change Control
10 6 (20.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
10 6 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (20.00%) Ninject
10 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (20.00%) LINQ
10 6 (20.00%) Ruby
10 6 (20.00%) Finance
10 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cheadle by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) ArchestrA
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) MySQL
3 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (70.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (23.33%) NUnit
2 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (16.67%) JUnit
3 5 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (16.67%) Selenium
3 5 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 5 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.67%) FxCop
5 2 (6.67%) StyleCop
5 2 (6.67%) Moq
5 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.67%) Gerrit
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Back Office
3 2 (6.67%) Electronics
3 2 (6.67%) Military
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) UI Developer
4 5 (16.67%) UI Programmer
5 4 (13.33%) C++ Developer
5 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Software Tester
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Tester
6 3 (10.00%) Software Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior UI Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) WCF
2 11 (36.67%) Web Services
3 6 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 6 (20.00%) Ninject
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 6 (20.00%) LINQ
4 5 (16.67%) jQuery
4 5 (16.67%) RESTful
4 5 (16.67%) HTML
4 5 (16.67%) .NET
4 5 (16.67%) CSS
4 5 (16.67%) Backbone.js
4 5 (16.67%) CSS3
4 5 (16.67%) HTML5
5 4 (13.33%) ATL
6 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Graphic Design
3 2 (6.67%) Human Factors
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) PDA
3 2 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) UNIX
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Software Engineering
2 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) Scrum
4 9 (30.00%) Communications Security
5 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (23.33%) Change Control
5 7 (23.33%) Validation
6 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
7 4 (13.33%) SOA
7 4 (13.33%) Requirements Management
8 3 (10.00%) CRM
8 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (10.00%) MVC
8 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Software Architecture
9 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
9 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 12 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) Ruby
4 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (13.33%) C++
6 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISEB
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (30.00%) VMware
2 8 (26.67%) Wonderware
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Apple