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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 22 3 11
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 2 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 4.35% 25.00% 14.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 86.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 19
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 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
2 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 4.35% 25.00% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 22
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (63.64%) System Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
2 7 (63.64%) WinForms
2 7 (63.64%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Kanban
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) Retail
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Volume Testing
6 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) ISEB
6 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) IIS
7 2 (18.18%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) QA
8 1 (9.09%) Usability Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Time Management
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (9.09%) 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (54.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) QA Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) WinForms
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
2 7 (63.64%) System Testing
2 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Kanban
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Volume Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Time Management
6 1 (9.09%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
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