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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X-Windows
Rank 903 938 974
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +36
Permanent jobs citing X-Windows 30 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.019% 0.007%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.079% 0.050% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 7
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,000 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £51,400 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.25%

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
38142 41756 45551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.89% 37.80% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 33137 35621 38777
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 July 2016 within the UK.

X-Windows Salary Histogram in the UK

X-Windows
Top 15 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 23 July 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 +60 30 £32,500 -13.33% 4
London +47 14 £37,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 11 £32,500 - 2
West Midlands - 11 £32,500 - 2
Warwick - 11 £32,500 - 2
South East +26 4 £30,000 -53.84%
Hampshire +4 3 £30,000 -53.84%
Portsmouth - 2 £32,750 -
South West +16 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 £26,000 -
Gloucester - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £27,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (62.71%) Mac OS X
3 28 (47.46%) C++
3 28 (47.46%) Linux
4 22 (37.29%) Active Directory
5 21 (35.59%) Degree
6 20 (33.90%) Git (software)
6 20 (33.90%) Mercurial
6 20 (33.90%) Windows Server
6 20 (33.90%) Subversion
7 18 (30.51%) Computer Science
8 17 (28.81%) Mathematics
8 17 (28.81%) Unix
9 16 (27.12%) Windows 7
9 16 (27.12%) Qt
10 15 (25.42%) Open Source
10 15 (25.42%) CUDA
10 15 (25.42%) Cygwin
10 15 (25.42%) C
10 15 (25.42%) OpenMP
10 15 (25.42%) VMware
11 14 (23.73%) Parallel Programming
11 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
13 12 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (18.64%) Multithreading
14 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
15 10 (16.95%) Dell

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 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (6.78%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Google Apps
1 3 (5.08%) Google Drive
1 3 (5.08%) Office 365
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) DHCP
1 7 (11.86%) DNS
2 6 (10.17%) SAN
2 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.78%) VPN
4 3 (5.08%) FTP
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.69%) LAN
5 1 (1.69%) NAS
5 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (33.90%) Git (software)
1 20 (33.90%) Mercurial
1 20 (33.90%) Subversion
2 10 (16.95%) GDB
3 8 (13.56%) Hudson
3 8 (13.56%) Jenkins
3 8 (13.56%) JIRA
4 2 (3.39%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (1.69%) Clang
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Developer
2 15 (25.42%) C++ Developer
3 13 (22.03%) Linux Developer
4 12 (20.34%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (18.64%) Applications Developer
5 11 (18.64%) C++ Applications Developer
6 9 (15.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 9 (15.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (15.25%) Support Engineer
7 7 (11.86%) Analyst
8 6 (10.17%) Applications Tester
8 6 (10.17%) Software Tester
8 6 (10.17%) Tester
8 6 (10.17%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (8.47%) Administrator
9 5 (8.47%) Desktop Support
9 5 (8.47%) Senior C++ Developer
9 5 (8.47%) Senior Developer
9 5 (8.47%) Support Analyst
10 4 (6.78%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.12%) Qt
2 15 (25.42%) OpenMP
3 4 (6.78%) .NET
3 4 (6.78%) ActiveX
3 4 (6.78%) WCF
3 4 (6.78%) WinForms
3 4 (6.78%) WPF
4 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.69%) CSS
4 1 (1.69%) HTML
4 1 (1.69%) LLVM
4 1 (1.69%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.51%) Computer Science
2 17 (28.81%) Mathematics
3 15 (25.42%) CUDA
4 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.08%) Blackberry
5 3 (5.08%) New Media
5 3 (5.08%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (3.39%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.39%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (3.39%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.69%) Clustering
7 1 (1.69%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.69%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.69%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.69%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (62.71%) Mac OS X
3 28 (47.46%) Linux
4 20 (33.90%) Windows Server
5 17 (28.81%) Unix
6 16 (27.12%) Windows 7
7 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (16.95%) Windows 10
10 4 (6.78%) Solaris
11 3 (5.08%) AIX
11 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
12 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
13 1 (1.69%) Android
13 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Open Source
2 14 (23.73%) Parallel Programming
3 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.64%) Multithreading
5 9 (15.25%) Analytics
6 8 (13.56%) Test Scripting
7 7 (11.86%) Scrum
8 6 (10.17%) Asset Management
8 6 (10.17%) ITIL
9 4 (6.78%) Security Management
9 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.08%) Identity Management
10 3 (5.08%) Investment Management
10 3 (5.08%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (5.08%) Server Virtualisation
10 3 (5.08%) Software Deployment
11 2 (3.39%) Defect Management
11 2 (3.39%) Issue Tracking
11 2 (3.39%) Parallel Computing
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) C++
2 15 (25.42%) C
3 8 (13.56%) Python
3 8 (13.56%) SQL
4 4 (6.78%) C#
5 2 (3.39%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 21 (35.59%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) ACTC
2 2 (3.39%) MCSA
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.69%) ACSP
3 1 (1.69%) MCSE
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
2 3 (5.08%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (3.39%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 22 (37.29%) Active Directory
2 15 (25.42%) Cygwin
3 12 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.78%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.39%) Terminal Server
5 2 (3.39%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (3.39%) vSphere
6 1 (1.69%) XenApp
6 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.69%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) SCCM
2 3 (5.08%) Casper Suite
2 3 (5.08%) SCOM
2 3 (5.08%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.39%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.69%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) VMware
2 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.95%) Citrix
3 10 (16.95%) Dell
4 8 (13.56%) EMC
5 7 (11.86%) Cisco
6 6 (10.17%) HP
7 5 (8.47%) Apple
7 5 (8.47%) NetApp
7 5 (8.47%) ServiceNow
8 4 (6.78%) BMC
8 4 (6.78%) Dot Hill
8 4 (6.78%) IBM
8 4 (6.78%) Remedy
8 4 (6.78%) Veeam
9 3 (5.08%) Dell KACE
9 3 (5.08%) Google
9 3 (5.08%) Oracle
9 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.08%) Varonis
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