The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 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 Swansea region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 12 31 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 13.19% 31.63% 18.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 91.18% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 28 6
Average salary £23,500 £26,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.14% -17.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £18,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 34 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 16.48% 34.69% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8 31 6
Average salary £26,000 £26,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Windows
West Wales

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

Windows
Salary Trend in Swansea

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

Windows Salary Trend in Swansea

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 24 (64.86%) .NET
2 23 (62.16%) C#
3 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
4 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
5 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
5 16 (43.24%) MVC
5 16 (43.24%) WinForms
5 16 (43.24%) WCF
5 16 (43.24%) WPF
6 14 (37.84%) CSS
6 14 (37.84%) HTML
6 14 (37.84%) SQL
7 13 (35.14%) Android
8 12 (32.43%) .NET Framework
9 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
10 9 (24.32%) Blackberry
10 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (24.32%) Oracle
10 9 (24.32%) XML
10 9 (24.32%) XSLT
10 9 (24.32%) Visual Studio
10 9 (24.32%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
10 9 (24.32%) Silverlight
10 9 (24.32%) LINQ
10 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (24.32%) Mercurial
10 9 (24.32%) GIS
10 9 (24.32%) NUnit
10 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.81%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.70%) ImageReady
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Internet
2 3 (8.11%) VoIP
2 3 (8.11%) IP Telephony
3 2 (5.41%) Firewall
3 2 (5.41%) DHCP
3 2 (5.41%) DNS
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) MPLS
4 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
4 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database 10g
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Visual Studio
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle Forms
1 9 (24.32%) NUnit
1 9 (24.32%) Mercurial
2 7 (18.92%) MSTest
2 7 (18.92%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (18.92%) Moq
3 4 (10.81%) Xcode
4 2 (5.41%) CruiseControl
4 2 (5.41%) NCover
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Retail
2 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Developer
2 16 (43.24%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Analyst
4 9 (24.32%) C# Developer
4 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (24.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (24.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (21.62%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (18.92%) Support Analyst
6 7 (18.92%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (16.22%) Junior
8 5 (13.51%) Junior Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Junior .NET Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Graduate Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Graduate
10 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (64.86%) .NET
2 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
2 16 (43.24%) WinForms
2 16 (43.24%) WCF
2 16 (43.24%) WPF
3 14 (37.84%) HTML
3 14 (37.84%) CSS
4 12 (32.43%) .NET Framework
5 9 (24.32%) XML
5 9 (24.32%) XSLT
5 9 (24.32%) Silverlight
5 9 (24.32%) LINQ
5 9 (24.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 7 (18.92%) Castle Windsor
6 7 (18.92%) Ninject
6 7 (18.92%) Razor View Engine
6 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 7 (18.92%) Unity DI Container
6 7 (18.92%) Spring.NET
6 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Blackberry
1 9 (24.32%) GIS
2 7 (18.92%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (13.51%) Mainframe
4 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Android
2 9 (24.32%) Apple iOS
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.51%) UNIX
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.70%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) MVC
2 9 (24.32%) Android Development
2 9 (24.32%) iOS Development
3 7 (18.92%) Web Application Development
3 7 (18.92%) Scrum
3 7 (18.92%) TDD
3 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (18.92%) Kanban
3 7 (18.92%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (18.92%) MVVM
4 5 (13.51%) Problem Management
5 4 (10.81%) Low Latency
6 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
6 3 (8.11%) Content Management
6 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) C#
2 14 (37.84%) SQL
3 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
4 7 (18.92%) VB.NET
5 4 (10.81%) Objective-C
5 4 (10.81%) Perl
5 4 (10.81%) PHP
5 4 (10.81%) C++
5 4 (10.81%) Java
6 3 (8.11%) VB
7 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.11%) ISEB
3 2 (5.41%) MCSE
3 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) WSUS
1 1 (2.70%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle
3 5 (13.51%) Fujitsu
4 4 (10.81%) VMware
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco
5 3 (8.11%) Nortel
6 2 (5.41%) HP
7 1 (2.70%) Intel
7 1 (2.70%) Avaya
7 1 (2.70%) Juniper
7 1 (2.70%) Adobe
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