The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Royston 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 11 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 16.28% 53.85% 15.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.67% 100.00% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 4
Average salary £45,000 £22,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -4.25%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
Windows
Hertfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Royston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 34.88% 53.85% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 18
Average salary £45,000 £22,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Royston

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Royston

Windows
Salary Trend in Royston

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

Windows Salary Trend in Royston

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Royston

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Royston 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 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) Scrum
3 13 (76.47%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (52.94%) C++
5 8 (47.06%) UNIX
5 8 (47.06%) Linux
6 7 (41.18%) Java
7 6 (35.29%) C#
8 5 (29.41%) SQL
8 5 (29.41%) OO
9 4 (23.53%) OOD
9 4 (23.53%) VB
9 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 4 (23.53%) Delphi
9 4 (23.53%) HTML
9 4 (23.53%) Oracle
9 4 (23.53%) CSS
9 4 (23.53%) Web Services
9 4 (23.53%) XML
9 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
9 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
9 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
9 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
9 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
10 2 (11.76%) Solaris
10 2 (11.76%) JUnit
10 2 (11.76%) CCNP
10 2 (11.76%) CCNA
10 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (11.76%) Cisco

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Royston by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Royston 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 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JUnit
General
1 13 (76.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Software Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Software Integration Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Test Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Programmer
6 2 (11.76%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Software Programmer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior C++ Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) IT Support
7 1 (5.88%) Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
1 4 (23.53%) CSS
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
1 4 (23.53%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) UNIX
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) OO
4 4 (23.53%) OOD
4 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C++
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) VB
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCNP
1 2 (11.76%) CCNA
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Juniper