The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Loughborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 5 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 11.90% 12.12% 15.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.50% 30.77% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 8
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +62.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £31,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £48,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Windows
Leicestershire

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

Operating Systems Category
Loughborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 13 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 19.05% 39.39% 45.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 26
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Loughborough

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Loughborough

Windows
Salary Trend in Loughborough

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

Windows Salary Trend in Loughborough

Windows
Salary Histogram in Loughborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Loughborough region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Loughborough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Loughborough

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Loughborough 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 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) MFC
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Device Driver
3 2 (28.57%) Perforce
3 2 (28.57%) NUnit
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Loughborough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Loughborough 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) NUnit
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Head of IT
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) CSS3
2 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (28.57%) Ember.js
2 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (28.57%) WCF
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) MFC
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
3 1 (14.29%) DirectX
3 1 (14.29%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Device Driver
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Delphi
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) VCAP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Perforce
2 1 (14.29%) VMware