The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 17 32 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 20.00% 32.00% 18.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.95% 94.12% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10 29 6
Average salary £20,500 £25,500 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.60% +7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,950 £18,000 £19,125
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £40,000 £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Windows
West 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 Swansea region.

Operating Systems Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 34 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 24.71% 34.00% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 7
Average salary £26,000 £25,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,000 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,500 £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 28 August 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 16 (47.06%) C#
1 16 (47.06%) .NET
2 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 12 (35.29%) SQL
4 11 (32.35%) HTML
4 11 (32.35%) CSS
4 11 (32.35%) Android
5 10 (29.41%) WCF
5 10 (29.41%) WPF
5 10 (29.41%) WinForms
5 10 (29.41%) .NET Framework
5 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET
5 10 (29.41%) MVC
6 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
7 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (20.59%) Blackberry
7 7 (20.59%) GIS
7 7 (20.59%) VB.NET
7 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
7 7 (20.59%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
7 7 (20.59%) Oracle
7 7 (20.59%) XML
7 7 (20.59%) XSLT
7 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
7 7 (20.59%) Finance
7 7 (20.59%) Silverlight
7 7 (20.59%) LINQ
7 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database 11g

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) IP Telephony
1 6 (17.65%) VoIP
2 4 (11.76%) Internet
3 2 (5.88%) DNS
3 2 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.94%) Wireless
4 1 (2.94%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle Forms
1 7 (20.59%) Mercurial
2 5 (14.71%) NUnit
3 4 (11.76%) Xcode
4 3 (8.82%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (8.82%) Moq
4 3 (8.82%) MSTest
5 2 (5.88%) CruiseControl
5 2 (5.88%) NCover
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Retail
2 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Developer
1 14 (41.18%) Analyst
2 12 (35.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (29.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 10 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Support Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) C# Developer
4 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (20.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (20.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Junior
6 5 (14.71%) Junior Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Graduate
7 3 (8.82%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Junior .NET Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Junior Software Developer
8 2 (5.88%) QA Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) .NET
2 11 (32.35%) HTML
2 11 (32.35%) CSS
3 10 (29.41%) WCF
3 10 (29.41%) WPF
3 10 (29.41%) WinForms
3 10 (29.41%) .NET Framework
3 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET
4 7 (20.59%) XML
4 7 (20.59%) XSLT
4 7 (20.59%) Silverlight
4 7 (20.59%) LINQ
4 7 (20.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (11.76%) Application Packaging
5 4 (11.76%) Qt
5 4 (11.76%) HTML5
6 3 (8.82%) Castle Windsor
6 3 (8.82%) Ninject
6 3 (8.82%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Blackberry
1 7 (20.59%) GIS
2 6 (17.65%) Mainframe
3 3 (8.82%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Android
2 7 (20.59%) Apple iOS
3 6 (17.65%) UNIX
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.94%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) MVC
2 7 (20.59%) Android Development
2 7 (20.59%) iOS Development
3 6 (17.65%) Problem Management
4 4 (11.76%) Low Latency
5 3 (8.82%) MVVM
5 3 (8.82%) Web Application Development
5 3 (8.82%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.82%) Kanban
5 3 (8.82%) Scrum
5 3 (8.82%) TDD
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.88%) Content Management
6 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) C#
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 7 (20.59%) VB.NET
3 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.76%) Objective-C
4 4 (11.76%) Perl
4 4 (11.76%) PHP
4 4 (11.76%) Java
4 4 (11.76%) C++
5 3 (8.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle
3 6 (17.65%) Fujitsu
3 6 (17.65%) Nortel
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco
5 3 (8.82%) VMware
6 2 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) Intel
7 1 (2.94%) Avaya
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Sanderson
Salary: £20 - £21 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago