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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 7 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Windows 18 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 26.09% 22.22% 4.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.82% 93.33% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 2
Average salary £32,500 £37,750 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.90% +17.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £31,500 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £39,400 £32,450
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
22 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 31.88% 23.81% 20.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 14
Average salary £35,250 £35,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -19.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £43,500 £38,600
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 0 11 £33,500 -4.28%
Flintshire -1 1 £38,000 -
Conwy - 1 - -
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 10 (50.00%) Data Management
2 9 (45.00%) jQuery
2 9 (45.00%) HTML
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) CSS
2 9 (45.00%) UNIX
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (35.00%) MVC
4 7 (35.00%) XML
4 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (30.00%) Subversion
5 6 (30.00%) Ajax
5 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) TDD
6 5 (25.00%) JDO
6 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 5 (25.00%) MSI
6 5 (25.00%) JDBC
6 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 5 (25.00%) Apache
6 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (25.00%) GAMP
6 5 (25.00%) Ant
6 5 (25.00%) JUnit
6 5 (25.00%) MySQL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (25.00%) MySQL
2 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (25.00%) Redis
2 5 (25.00%) Couchbase
3 1 (5.00%) SSDT
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Subversion
2 5 (25.00%) MSI
2 5 (25.00%) Ant
2 5 (25.00%) JUnit
2 5 (25.00%) EasyMock
2 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (25.00%) Maven
2 5 (25.00%) Mockito
2 5 (25.00%) WiX
3 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) MSTest
4 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Software Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Software Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Web Developer
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) jQuery
1 9 (45.00%) HTML
1 9 (45.00%) CSS
2 7 (35.00%) XML
3 6 (30.00%) Ajax
4 5 (25.00%) JDO
4 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 5 (25.00%) JDBC
4 5 (25.00%) JPA
4 5 (25.00%) Spring
4 5 (25.00%) Qt
4 5 (25.00%) RESTful
4 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.00%) .NET
5 2 (10.00%) WinForms
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.00%) WCF
5 2 (10.00%) WPF
5 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (25.00%) Wiki
2 5 (25.00%) iPad
2 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) UNIX
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Data Management
2 7 (35.00%) MVC
2 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) TDD
4 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (25.00%) Numerical Analysis
4 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (25.00%) AOP
4 5 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 5 (25.00%) BDD
4 5 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (25.00%) Dependency Management
4 5 (25.00%) Separation of Concerns
5 1 (5.00%) Android Development
5 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.00%) Web Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) C++
3 5 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) C
3 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) XPath
6 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
1 5 (25.00%) hybris
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Hyland
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