The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 69 56 82
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +26
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.28% 0.87% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.26% 4.50% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 1
Average salary £47,500 £23,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+106.52% -42.50%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
Windows 8
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Warwickshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
159 111 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 22.59% 19.37% 29.68%
Number of salaries quoted 144 100 230
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Warwickshire

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Vista
4 6 (60.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) Android
5 4 (40.00%) Java
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) Back Office
6 3 (30.00%) MVC
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) WinForms
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) Ajax
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) MCP
6 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (30.00%) HP
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (30.00%) NetScreen
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) IIS
6 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 3 (30.00%) IIS
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) NetScreen
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Back Office
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Development Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Development Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Software Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) WinForms
4 3 (30.00%) Ajax
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Vista
3 4 (40.00%) Android
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) OO
1 3 (30.00%) MVC
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCP
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) MCSA
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (30.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) VMware