The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 50 21 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 28.57% 13.13% 17.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.75% 48.84% 65.38%
Number of salaries quoted 44 21 28
Median salary £38,750 £33,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.67% +6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,225
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,500 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Windows
Manchester

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

Operating Systems Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
59 43 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 33.71% 26.88% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 53 42 40
Median salary £45,000 £33,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% +6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

The demand trend of job ads across the Stockport region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Windows
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Windows Salary Trend in Stockport

Windows
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stockport

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Stockport region with a requirement for Windows.

1 41 (55.41%) Microsoft
2 33 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (43.24%) MS Excel
4 28 (37.84%) SQL Server
5 25 (33.78%) Active Directory
6 24 (32.43%) QA
6 24 (32.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (28.38%) Mac OS X
7 21 (28.38%) Windows Server
8 20 (27.03%) ISEB
9 18 (24.32%) C#
10 17 (22.97%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (21.62%) C++
11 16 (21.62%) .NET
12 15 (20.27%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (20.27%) iPad
13 14 (18.92%) Software Engineering
14 13 (17.57%) VMware
14 13 (17.57%) Visual Studio
14 13 (17.57%) Test Scripting
14 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (17.57%) Windows 10
15 12 (16.22%) Defect Tracking
15 12 (16.22%) Case Management
15 12 (16.22%) Automated Testing
16 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
16 11 (14.86%) JIRA
16 11 (14.86%) HP Quality Center
17 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET
17 10 (13.51%) ATL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.46%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.35%) Apache
2 1 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 32 (43.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (32.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) LAN
1 1 (1.35%) SAN
1 1 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.76%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.35%) MySQL
5 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (17.57%) Visual Studio
2 11 (14.86%) JIRA
3 8 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.70%) Ant
5 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.70%) Gradle
5 2 (2.70%) JMeter
5 2 (2.70%) JUnit
5 2 (2.70%) NUnit
5 2 (2.70%) Selenium
5 2 (2.70%) TestNG
6 1 (1.35%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.35%) CocoaPods
6 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.35%) Xcode
General
1 6 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.35%) Marketing
2 1 (1.35%) Publishing
2 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (43.24%) Developer
2 22 (29.73%) Tester
3 20 (27.03%) QA Tester
4 13 (17.57%) Senior Tester
5 12 (16.22%) C++ Developer
5 12 (16.22%) Lead Tester
5 12 (16.22%) QA Engineer
5 12 (16.22%) QA Leader
5 12 (16.22%) Senior QA Tester
6 11 (14.86%) .NET Developer
7 9 (12.16%) Support Technician
8 7 (9.46%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (9.46%) Lead Developer
8 7 (9.46%) Senior Developer
9 6 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 6 (8.11%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (6.76%) SQL DBA
10 5 (6.76%) SQL Developer
10 5 (6.76%) SQL Server DBA
10 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) .NET
2 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET
2 10 (13.51%) ATL
2 10 (13.51%) Web Services
3 8 (10.81%) CSS
3 8 (10.81%) jQuery
4 6 (8.11%) XML
5 5 (6.76%) WCF
6 3 (4.05%) HTML
6 3 (4.05%) WSDL
6 3 (4.05%) WSE
7 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.70%) DOM
7 2 (2.70%) J2EE
7 2 (2.70%) JDBC
7 2 (2.70%) JMS
7 2 (2.70%) JSP
7 2 (2.70%) Silverlight
7 2 (2.70%) SOAP
7 2 (2.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.97%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (20.27%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (20.27%) iPad
3 10 (13.51%) N-Tier
4 6 (8.11%) CMDB
5 4 (5.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.38%) Mac OS X
1 21 (28.38%) Windows Server
2 13 (17.57%) Windows 10
3 8 (10.81%) Linux
4 6 (8.11%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.41%) Unix
6 1 (1.35%) AIX
6 1 (1.35%) Android
6 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.92%) Software Engineering
3 13 (17.57%) Test Scripting
4 12 (16.22%) Automated Testing
4 12 (16.22%) Case Management
4 12 (16.22%) Defect Tracking
5 10 (13.51%) Scrum
6 9 (12.16%) Mentoring
6 9 (12.16%) OOP
7 8 (10.81%) Product Management
7 8 (10.81%) Test Management
8 7 (9.46%) Multithreading
8 7 (9.46%) OO
8 7 (9.46%) People Management
8 7 (9.46%) Unit Testing
9 6 (8.11%) ITIL
9 6 (8.11%) SDLC
9 6 (8.11%) Web Development
10 5 (6.76%) Data Analysis
10 5 (6.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.32%) C#
2 16 (21.62%) C++
3 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.11%) Java
4 6 (8.11%) SQL
5 5 (6.76%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.05%) C
7 2 (2.70%) VB
8 1 (1.35%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (27.03%) ISEB
2 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (32.43%) QA
System Software
1 25 (33.78%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.11%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (55.41%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.57%) VMware
3 6 (8.11%) Cisco
4 5 (6.76%) Cognos
5 3 (4.05%) Apple
6 1 (1.35%) Dell
6 1 (1.35%) HP
6 1 (1.35%) IBM
6 1 (1.35%) Twitter
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