The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 62 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.45% 2.38% 1.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.25% 10.69% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 7
Median salary £32,500 £18,500 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+75.67% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £17,300 £17,700
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £27,600 £22,200
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -1.78%
Windows 8
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
89 131 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.87% 22.24% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 55 116 79
Median salary £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Lancashire

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Windows 8
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 1 £40,000 - 1
Windows 8
North West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) RedGate
3 1 (33.33%) LINQPad
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LINQPad
1 1 (33.33%) ReSharper
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Kanban
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) MVVM
1 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) RedGate
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