The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 8 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 4.35% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
Windows 8
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 17.39% 15.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 6
Average salary £27,500 £29,731 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -4.09%
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 Dudley

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Dudley

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Dudley

Windows 8
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft