The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 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 over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 21 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 9 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 12.00% 10.34% 31.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.29% 85.71% 79.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 23
Average salary £19,000 £18,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -41.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,600 £18,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,650 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
Windows
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
14 7 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 18.67% 12.07% 39.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 27
Average salary £25,750 £18,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.05% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £18,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,500 £28,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Windows
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Windows Salary Trend in West Wales

Windows
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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
Swansea -7 9 £19,000 -30.90%
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Wales region citing Windows 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.

1 8 (50.00%) WinForms
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (43.75%) System Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Regression Testing
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) Kanban
3 6 (37.50%) Retail
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (25.00%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Volume Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (18.75%) Android Development
6 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
6 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
6 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
6 3 (18.75%) Android
6 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
6 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
6 3 (18.75%) ISEB
6 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
7 2 (12.50%) MS Office
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Wales region citing Windows 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (37.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Support
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Software Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) WinForms
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (6.25%) Ajax
5 1 (6.25%) WCF
5 1 (6.25%) WPF
5 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.25%) FMCG
1 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (18.75%) Android
2 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) Regression Testing
1 7 (43.75%) System Testing
1 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Kanban
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Volume Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Android Development
4 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
4 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
5 2 (12.50%) Mobile Development
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) CCENT
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Veeam
2 1 (6.25%) VMware