The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the North Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 15 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 22.06% 15.07% 12.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.24% 91.67% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 7
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £28,750 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £40,000 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Windows
Wales

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

Operating Systems Category
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 25.00% 16.44% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 17
Average salary £35,250 £28,750 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.60% -33.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £43,500 £38,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

Windows
Salary Trend in North Wales

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

Windows Salary Trend in North Wales

Windows
Salary Histogram in North Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the North Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in North Wales

Windows
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the North Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wrexham +2 9 £33,500 +5.09% 3
Flintshire +3 1 £38,000 +8.57%
Conwy - 1 - -
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 8 (47.06%) HTML
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
1 8 (47.06%) CSS
1 8 (47.06%) UNIX
1 8 (47.06%) jQuery
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) Data Management
3 6 (35.29%) MVC
3 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
4 5 (29.41%) XML
4 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) Subversion
4 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
4 5 (29.41%) Ajax
5 4 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) MySQL
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle
5 4 (23.53%) Ant
5 4 (23.53%) JUnit
5 4 (23.53%) JDBC
5 4 (23.53%) Apache
5 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
5 4 (23.53%) SAN
5 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
5 4 (23.53%) JDO
5 4 (23.53%) Spring

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
2 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
2 4 (23.53%) Redis
2 4 (23.53%) Couchbase
2 4 (23.53%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) SSDT
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Subversion
2 4 (23.53%) Maven
2 4 (23.53%) Ant
2 4 (23.53%) JUnit
2 4 (23.53%) EasyMock
2 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Mockito
3 3 (17.65%) WiX
3 3 (17.65%) MSI
4 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
4 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.88%) MSTest
5 1 (5.88%) MSBuild
5 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (5.88%) Bugzilla
5 1 (5.88%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Software Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
1 8 (47.06%) CSS
1 8 (47.06%) jQuery
2 5 (29.41%) Ajax
2 5 (29.41%) XML
3 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
3 4 (23.53%) JDO
3 4 (23.53%) JDBC
3 4 (23.53%) JPA
3 4 (23.53%) RESTful
3 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
3 4 (23.53%) Spring
4 3 (17.65%) Qt
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.76%) WCF
5 2 (11.76%) WPF
5 2 (11.76%) .NET
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.76%) WinForms
5 2 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
1 4 (23.53%) Wiki
1 4 (23.53%) iPad
1 4 (23.53%) Data Structures
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
4 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) UNIX
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Data Management
2 6 (35.29%) MVC
2 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) TDD
3 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
4 4 (23.53%) AOP
4 4 (23.53%) Refactoring
4 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
4 4 (23.53%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (23.53%) BDD
4 4 (23.53%) Dependency Management
5 3 (17.65%) Numerical Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
6 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Process Management
6 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
3 4 (23.53%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) C++
4 3 (17.65%) C
4 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.76%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
1 4 (23.53%) hybris
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Hyland
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