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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X-Windows
Rank 915 969 983
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +14
Permanent jobs citing X-Windows 25 18 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.016% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.063% 0.042% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 22
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £21,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,500 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £28,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -13.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
39512 42399 48776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.36% 37.85% 40.26%
Number of salaries quoted 34178 36019 41249
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

X-Windows
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing X-Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

X-Windows Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

X-Windows
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing X-Windows within the UK.

X-Windows Salary Trend in the UK

X-Windows
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing X-Windows over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 within the UK.

X-Windows Salary Histogram in the UK

X-Windows
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing X-Windows within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +15 22 £35,000 -6.66% 4
West Midlands - 10 £35,000 - 3
Warwick - 10 £35,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 10 £35,000 - 1
London +11 9 £50,000 +33.33%
South East +26 3 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Scotland +1 3 £55,000 -
Glasgow -1 3 £55,000 -
Surrey -7 2 £47,500 -13.63%
Woking - 2 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
City of London - 1 £75,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £30,000 -

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing X-Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for X-Windows.

1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (59.02%) C++
3 34 (55.74%) Linux
4 33 (54.10%) Degree
5 32 (52.46%) Mac OS X
6 29 (47.54%) Computer Science
7 28 (45.90%) C
8 27 (44.26%) Unix
8 27 (44.26%) Subversion
8 27 (44.26%) Git (software)
8 27 (44.26%) Qt
8 27 (44.26%) Mercurial
8 27 (44.26%) Mathematics
9 26 (42.62%) Open Source
9 26 (42.62%) CUDA
9 26 (42.62%) Cygwin
9 26 (42.62%) OpenMP
10 23 (37.70%) Parallel Programming
11 21 (34.43%) Windows Server
12 20 (32.79%) SQL Server
13 19 (31.15%) GDB
13 19 (31.15%) Multithreading
14 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
15 16 (26.23%) MS Exchange
16 14 (22.95%) Windows 7
17 13 (21.31%) Windows 10
18 12 (19.67%) Citrix
18 12 (19.67%) VMware
19 11 (18.03%) Active Directory

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills 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 16 (26.23%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) DHCP
1 10 (16.39%) DNS
2 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.20%) SAN
4 3 (4.92%) FTP
5 2 (3.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 27 (44.26%) Git (software)
1 27 (44.26%) Mercurial
1 27 (44.26%) Subversion
2 19 (31.15%) GDB
3 1 (1.64%) Clang
3 1 (1.64%) Hudson
3 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.64%) JIRA
3 1 (1.64%) JIRA Agile
General
1 5 (8.20%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Electronics
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (54.10%) Developer
2 27 (44.26%) C++ Developer
3 20 (32.79%) Linux Developer
4 18 (29.51%) Applications Developer
4 18 (29.51%) C++ Applications Developer
5 13 (21.31%) Analyst
6 12 (19.67%) Senior C++ Developer
6 12 (19.67%) Senior Developer
7 10 (16.39%) Support Analyst
8 7 (11.48%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (11.48%) C# Developer
9 6 (9.84%) .NET Developer
9 6 (9.84%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 6 (9.84%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (9.84%) Desktop Analyst
9 6 (9.84%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 6 (9.84%) Graduate C++ Developer
9 6 (9.84%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (9.84%) Senior Applications Developer
9 6 (9.84%) Senior C++ Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (44.26%) Qt
2 26 (42.62%) OpenMP
3 8 (13.11%) .NET
3 8 (13.11%) ActiveX
3 8 (13.11%) WCF
3 8 (13.11%) WinForms
3 8 (13.11%) WPF
4 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.64%) CSS
5 1 (1.64%) HTML
5 1 (1.64%) LLVM
Miscellaneous
1 29 (47.54%) Computer Science
2 27 (44.26%) Mathematics
3 26 (42.62%) CUDA
4 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.92%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.64%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (55.74%) Linux
3 32 (52.46%) Mac OS X
4 27 (44.26%) Unix
5 21 (34.43%) Windows Server
6 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (22.95%) Windows 7
8 13 (21.31%) Windows 10
9 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (13.11%) Windows 8
11 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (6.56%) Android
12 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
13 3 (4.92%) AIX
13 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (4.92%) Solaris
14 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) Open Source
2 23 (37.70%) Parallel Programming
3 19 (31.15%) Multithreading
4 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.39%) Scrum
5 9 (14.75%) Analytics
6 8 (13.11%) Security Management
7 4 (6.56%) ITIL
7 4 (6.56%) Web Development
8 3 (4.92%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.92%) Identity Management
8 3 (4.92%) Investment Management
8 3 (4.92%) Logistics
8 3 (4.92%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.92%) Ticket Management
9 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.64%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (59.02%) C++
2 28 (45.90%) C
3 10 (16.39%) SQL
4 8 (13.11%) C#
5 1 (1.64%) Fortran
5 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (54.10%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) ACSP
2 1 (1.64%) ACTC
2 1 (1.64%) MCSA
2 1 (1.64%) MCSE
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) SLA
2 3 (4.92%) ISAE 3402
2 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 26 (42.62%) Cygwin
2 11 (18.03%) Active Directory
3 10 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.92%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.28%) vSphere
5 2 (3.28%) XenApp
5 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.64%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) SCCM
1 3 (4.92%) SCOM
1 3 (4.92%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.28%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.28%) WSUS
3 1 (1.64%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.67%) Citrix
2 12 (19.67%) VMware
3 7 (11.48%) Dell
4 6 (9.84%) Cisco
4 6 (9.84%) Oracle
5 5 (8.20%) EMC
5 5 (8.20%) IBM
6 3 (4.92%) Apple
6 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.92%) Varonis
7 2 (3.28%) Dot Hill
7 2 (3.28%) HP
7 2 (3.28%) NetApp
7 2 (3.28%) Veeam
8 1 (1.64%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (1.64%) Epicor
8 1 (1.64%) Juniper
8 1 (1.64%) SAP
8 1 (1.64%) Twitter
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