The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 17 15 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 27 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 17.31% 13.43% 7.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 96.43% 52.94% 45.83%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 9
Average salary £40,000 £28,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% +3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,400 £28,800 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
Windows
Cheshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 17.95% 25.37% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 21
Average salary £52,500 £28,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.21% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Windows
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

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

Windows Salary Trend in Macclesfield

Windows
Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Macclesfield region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 43 (67.19%) SQL Server
2 41 (64.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (53.13%) SQL
5 32 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 31 (48.44%) Web Services
6 31 (48.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (40.63%) .NET
8 24 (37.50%) C#
8 24 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (37.50%) Git (software)
9 21 (32.81%) NUnit
10 20 (31.25%) Linux
11 19 (29.69%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (28.13%) PowerShell
12 18 (28.13%) Statistics
12 18 (28.13%) Finance
12 18 (28.13%) Replication
12 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
12 18 (28.13%) HTML
12 18 (28.13%) ASP.NET
12 18 (28.13%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (28.13%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (28.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 17 (26.56%) C++
14 16 (25.00%) CSS
14 16 (25.00%) Subversion
14 16 (25.00%) jQuery
14 16 (25.00%) Android
14 16 (25.00%) WebRTC

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 16 (25.00%) Node.js
2 3 (4.69%) Flash Media Server
3 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 41 (64.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) WAN
1 3 (4.69%) DHCP
1 3 (4.69%) DNS
2 2 (3.13%) Intranet
2 2 (3.13%) FTP
2 2 (3.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (67.19%) SQL Server
2 31 (48.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (29.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (28.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 13 (20.31%) Big Data
6 13 (20.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.13%) DTS
8 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 21 (32.81%) NUnit
3 18 (28.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 16 (25.00%) Subversion
5 11 (17.19%) Selenium
6 8 (12.50%) FitNesse
6 8 (12.50%) JIRA
6 8 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 8 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (4.69%) FlexUnit
7 3 (4.69%) JUnit
8 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (28.13%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) Developer
2 18 (28.13%) DBA
2 18 (28.13%) SQL DBA
3 14 (21.88%) Senior Developer
3 14 (21.88%) SQL Server DBA
4 12 (18.75%) .NET Developer
5 11 (17.19%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (12.50%) QA Tester
6 8 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Software Tester
6 8 (12.50%) Tester
7 6 (9.38%) Software Developer
7 6 (9.38%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Architect
9 3 (4.69%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Virtualisation Architect
10 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (48.44%) Web Services
2 26 (40.63%) .NET
3 18 (28.13%) ASP.NET
3 18 (28.13%) HTML
4 16 (25.00%) CSS
4 16 (25.00%) jQuery
4 16 (25.00%) HTML5
4 16 (25.00%) CSS3
4 16 (25.00%) WebSockets
4 16 (25.00%) WebRTC
5 15 (23.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (23.44%) .NET Framework
6 10 (15.63%) XML
7 8 (12.50%) SOAP
7 8 (12.50%) MSMQ
7 8 (12.50%) WCF
7 8 (12.50%) WPF
7 8 (12.50%) LINQ
7 8 (12.50%) REST
8 3 (4.69%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) Replication
1 18 (28.13%) Statistics
2 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.69%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.69%) Clustering
4 3 (4.69%) User Experience
5 2 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.56%) Xbox
6 1 (1.56%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.25%) Linux
2 16 (25.00%) Android
2 16 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.69%) AIX
3 3 (4.69%) HPUX
3 3 (4.69%) Solaris
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (28.13%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (23.44%) MVC
5 13 (20.31%) Unit Testing
6 9 (14.06%) Scrum
7 8 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 8 (12.50%) TDD
7 8 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 8 (12.50%) UML
7 8 (12.50%) RAD
7 8 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 8 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 4 (6.25%) Migration
9 3 (4.69%) Computer Security
9 3 (4.69%) Web Application Development
10 2 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (3.13%) Integration Testing
11 1 (1.56%) OO
11 1 (1.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.13%) SQL
2 32 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 24 (37.50%) C#
4 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 18 (28.13%) PowerShell
5 17 (26.56%) C++
6 8 (12.50%) VBA
7 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Degree
2 8 (12.50%) ISEB
3 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (1.56%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.69%) XenApp
2 3 (4.69%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) VMware
2 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.81%) Citrix
4 3 (4.69%) Cisco
4 3 (4.69%) Adobe
5 1 (1.56%) Sun
5 1 (1.56%) HP
5 1 (1.56%) Dell
5 1 (1.56%) IBM
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