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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 50.00% 14.29% 30.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.33% 33.33% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 15
Average salary £45,000 £22,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +2.11%
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
12 9 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 60.00% 42.86% 61.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 30
Average salary £42,500 £22,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.88% -43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Salary Histogram in Royston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Royston region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Royston

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Royston

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) Scrum
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 4 (40.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) VB
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) JUnit
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) Delphi
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) Solaris
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) E-Learning
5 2 (20.00%) OOD
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) CCNP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Royston by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
General
1 7 (70.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Software Integration Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Scrum
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) OOD
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Delphi
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper