The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 85 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 6 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.52% 0.62% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.83% 2.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 0
Average salary £32,500 £22,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £35,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -16.16%
Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
328 283 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.65% 25.13% 29.36%
Number of salaries quoted 299 261 214
Average salary £33,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Windows 8
Wales

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
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 30 July 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 -8 4 £35,000 +59.09%
Windows 8
Wales

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) .NET
4 6 (54.55%) C#
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
5 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
5 5 (45.45%) OOD
5 5 (45.45%) SOA
5 5 (45.45%) TDD
5 5 (45.45%) MVC
5 5 (45.45%) XAML
5 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
5 5 (45.45%) QA
5 5 (45.45%) jQuery
5 5 (45.45%) Android
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
5 5 (45.45%) Xamarin
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Phone
5 5 (45.45%) Android Development
5 5 (45.45%) iOS Development
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (27.27%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) ClearQuest
3 1 (9.09%) MSI
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) QA Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
2 3 (27.27%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) Lucene
4 1 (9.09%) OCX
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
2 5 (45.45%) Android
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Phone
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
2 5 (45.45%) OOD
2 5 (45.45%) SOA
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Android Development
2 5 (45.45%) iOS Development
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) XAML
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
3 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Xamarin
3 2 (18.18%) Sitecore
4 1 (9.09%) AppSense