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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 19 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 9 3 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 12.00% 5.45% 34.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.29% 60.00% 78.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 26
Average salary £19,000 £27,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.90% -13.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,600 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
14 5 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 18.67% 9.09% 43.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 31
Average salary £25,750 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £28,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 9 February 2016, 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 8 (50.00%) .NET
1 8 (50.00%) WinForms
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (43.75%) System Testing
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Regression Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) Kanban
3 6 (37.50%) Retail
4 5 (31.25%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Android
5 4 (25.00%) Volume Testing
5 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (25.00%) Android Development
5 4 (25.00%) iOS Development
5 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (18.75%) Mobile Development
6 3 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
6 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Active Directory

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (37.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Support
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
1 8 (50.00%) WinForms
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (6.25%) Ajax
4 1 (6.25%) WCF
4 1 (6.25%) WPF
4 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Android
1 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) Regression Testing
1 7 (43.75%) System Testing
1 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Kanban
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Android Development
3 4 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Volume Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Mobile Development
5 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) CCENT
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Veeam
2 1 (6.25%) VMware