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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 17 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 9 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 15.00% 16.00% 8.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 7
Median salary £30,500 £20,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
9 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 15.00% 16.00% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 9
Median salary £30,500 £20,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the West Wales region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in West Wales

Windows
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea -10 7 £30,500 +52.50% 1
Pembrokeshire - 2 £28,500 -
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Wales region with a requirement for Windows.

1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (40.00%) IIS
3 6 (40.00%) QA
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (26.67%) Retail
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
5 4 (26.67%) WinForms
5 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (26.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
5 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (26.67%) System Testing
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) Kanban
6 3 (20.00%) Usability Testing
6 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (20.00%) User Experience
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (13.33%) ISEB
7 2 (13.33%) Firmware
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (13.33%) Internet
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
1 2 (13.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) QA Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) IT Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) IT Systems Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) QA Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Kanban
2 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Scrum
2 4 (26.67%) System Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
2 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Usability Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) ITSM
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Volume Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle