The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - 29 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales - 2.91% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 8.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £26,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £35,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -10.82%
Windows 8
Wales

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

Operating Systems Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
22 35 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 26.51% 33.98% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14 32 10
Average salary £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.97% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £28,550
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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