The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 71 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.17% 0.90% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.58% 3.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Average salary - £27,939 -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
Windows 8
Surrey

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

Operating Systems Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
173 191 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 28.74% 24.49% 35.93%
Number of salaries quoted 162 165 247
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,480 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 Guildford

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Guildford

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat