The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 87 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 3 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.28% 0.60% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.01% 2.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 0
Average salary £28,500 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
Windows 8
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 South Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
296 293 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.08% 25.22% 29.05%
Number of salaries quoted 275 274 241
Average salary £33,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Windows 8
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the South Wales region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in South Wales

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in South Wales

Windows 8
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
Cardiff -3 1 £19,000 -20.83%
Newport - 1 £39,500 -
Windows 8
Wales

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Windows 8 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 8.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
4 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (58.33%) .NET
6 6 (50.00%) Android
7 5 (41.67%) C#
7 5 (41.67%) HTML
7 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
7 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
7 5 (41.67%) CSS
7 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
7 5 (41.67%) OOD
7 5 (41.67%) SOA
7 5 (41.67%) MVC
7 5 (41.67%) XAML
7 5 (41.67%) TDD
7 5 (41.67%) jQuery
7 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
7 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (41.67%) Xamarin
7 5 (41.67%) Windows Phone
7 5 (41.67%) Android Development
7 5 (41.67%) iOS Development
8 4 (33.33%) SQL
8 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
8 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
8 4 (33.33%) QA

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Windows 8 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 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Solr
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (8.33%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) ClearQuest
3 1 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) QA Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Packager
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) Lucene
4 1 (8.33%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Android
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Phone
4 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
2 5 (41.67%) OOD
2 5 (41.67%) SOA
2 5 (41.67%) Android Development
2 5 (41.67%) iOS Development
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
1 5 (41.67%) XAML
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VBScript
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) MCSD
3 1 (8.33%) HND
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Xamarin
3 2 (16.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (8.33%) Cognos
4 1 (8.33%) Lotus
4 1 (8.33%) AppSense