The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 94 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.15% 0.86% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.57% 3.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 0
Average salary £23,750 £24,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.04% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -4.41%
Windows 8
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
349 345 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.03% 27.06% 29.35%
Number of salaries quoted 320 319 266
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Wales region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Wales

Windows 8
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -2 2 £23,750 -4.04% 1
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Windows 8 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 8.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (58.33%) .NET
4 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (50.00%) Android
6 5 (41.67%) jQuery
6 5 (41.67%) TDD
6 5 (41.67%) MVC
6 5 (41.67%) XAML
6 5 (41.67%) C#
6 5 (41.67%) HTML
6 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
6 5 (41.67%) CSS
6 5 (41.67%) OOD
6 5 (41.67%) SOA
6 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
6 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
6 5 (41.67%) Xamarin
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Phone
6 5 (41.67%) Android Development
6 5 (41.67%) iOS Development
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 4 (33.33%) QA
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Windows 8 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 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Solr
2 1 (8.33%) Lync
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) ClearQuest
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) QA Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Packager
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) Lucene
4 1 (8.33%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) iPhone
1 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Android
3 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Phone
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) OOD
2 5 (41.67%) SOA
2 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
2 5 (41.67%) Android Development
2 5 (41.67%) iOS Development
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) XAML
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) VBScript
4 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCDPM
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Xamarin
3 2 (16.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (8.33%) Mitel
4 1 (8.33%) AppSense
4 1 (8.33%) Dell