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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 5 15
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 13.46% 16.33% 8.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 7
Median salary £30,500 £20,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
7 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 13.46% 16.33% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 9
Median salary £30,500 £20,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.50% -20.00%
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
Salary Histogram in Swansea

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Swansea region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Swansea

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) WinForms
3 6 (40.00%) Retail
3 6 (40.00%) QA
3 6 (40.00%) System Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Kanban
3 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) IIS
5 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
6 3 (20.00%) User Experience
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (20.00%) ISEB
6 3 (20.00%) Usability Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Volume Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008

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 (26.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) QA Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) QA Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Kanban
2 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
2 6 (40.00%) System Testing
2 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
4 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Usability Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Volume Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
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