The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Wales region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - 26 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales - 2.11% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 6.06% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £26,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -25.28%
Operating Systems Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 33 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 15.96% 34.74% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9 30 6
Average salary £26,000 £26,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows 8
Wales

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Windows 8
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in West Wales

Windows 8
Top 19 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft