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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 20 32 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 21.98% 38.10% 11.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 88.89% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 29 4
Average salary £21,250 £25,500 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,850 £18,975
10% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £40,000 £25,450
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
25 36 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 27.47% 42.86% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 17 33 5
Average salary £26,000 £25,500 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.96% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £18,000 £19,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £26,200 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 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 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
3 10 (35.71%) C#
3 10 (35.71%) .NET
4 8 (28.57%) WCF
4 8 (28.57%) WPF
4 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 8 (28.57%) MVC
4 8 (28.57%) WinForms
4 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 7 (25.00%) Finance
5 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (21.43%) Android
6 6 (21.43%) Mercurial
6 6 (21.43%) Silverlight
6 6 (21.43%) Problem Management
6 6 (21.43%) LINQ
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (21.43%) Fujitsu
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (21.43%) Apple iOS
6 6 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
6 6 (21.43%) Android Development
6 6 (21.43%) iOS Development
6 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
6 6 (21.43%) GIS
6 6 (21.43%) Retail

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) VoIP
1 6 (21.43%) IP Telephony
2 3 (10.71%) Internet
3 2 (7.14%) VLAN
3 2 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (21.43%) Mercurial
2 4 (14.29%) NUnit
3 2 (7.14%) CruiseControl
3 2 (7.14%) NCover
3 2 (7.14%) MSTest
3 2 (7.14%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (7.14%) Moq
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 6 (21.43%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Analyst
2 12 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (35.71%) Support Analyst
3 10 (35.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 8 (28.57%) Developer
4 8 (28.57%) .NET Developer
5 6 (21.43%) C# Developer
5 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Junior
7 2 (7.14%) Graduate
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Junior Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) .NET
2 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 8 (28.57%) WCF
2 8 (28.57%) WPF
2 8 (28.57%) WinForms
2 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 6 (21.43%) HTML
3 6 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 6 (21.43%) Silverlight
3 6 (21.43%) LINQ
3 6 (21.43%) CSS
3 6 (21.43%) XML
3 6 (21.43%) XSLT
4 4 (14.29%) Application Packaging
5 2 (7.14%) Castle Windsor
5 2 (7.14%) Ninject
5 2 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (7.14%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (7.14%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Blackberry
1 6 (21.43%) Mainframe
1 6 (21.43%) GIS
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) UNIX
1 6 (21.43%) Android
1 6 (21.43%) Apple iOS
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) MVC
2 6 (21.43%) Problem Management
2 6 (21.43%) Android Development
2 6 (21.43%) iOS Development
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.14%) Content Management
5 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.14%) TDD
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.14%) Kanban
5 2 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (7.14%) MVVM
5 2 (7.14%) Web Application Development
5 2 (7.14%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) C#
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) VB
4 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) ISEB
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 6 (21.43%) Nortel
2 6 (21.43%) Fujitsu
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) Dell
4 2 (7.14%) ProCurve
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
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