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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 30 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 2 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 2.30% 15.56% 22.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 100.00% 79.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 12
Median salary £32,000 £25,500 £21,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.49% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £40,000 £26,450
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
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
6 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 6.90% 15.56% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 17
Median salary £52,500 £25,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+110.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

The demand trend of job ads across the Swansea region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 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 Swansea region with a requirement for Windows.

1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) QA
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) IIS
3 4 (44.44%) Test Planning
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) User Experience
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Usability Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (11.11%) vSphere
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing
6 1 (11.11%) DevOps
6 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) VBScript
6 1 (11.11%) VB
6 1 (11.11%) HTML
6 1 (11.11%) Active Directory

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea 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 4 (44.44%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Test Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Usability Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) VMware