The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stroud region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stroud 26.67% 33.33% 33.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 16
Average salary £40,000 £19,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+110.52% -62.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Windows
Gloucestershire

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

Operating Systems Category
Stroud
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stroud 40.00% 33.33% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 16
Average salary £37,500 £19,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+97.36% -62.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £19,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £19,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Stroud

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Stroud

Windows
Salary Trend in Stroud

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

Windows Salary Trend in Stroud

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stroud

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stroud 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 4 (80.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) VB6
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Firmware
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (20.00%) Simulink
4 1 (20.00%) Electronics
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stroud by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stroud 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 (20.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) VB6 Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Senior VB Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior VB6 Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Firmware Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) VB Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (60.00%) VB6
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
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