The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wilmslow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 31 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 Wilmslow region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 18 3
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 27 3 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 23.68% 5.26% 36.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.36% 100.00% 89.29%
Number of salaries quoted 25 2 25
Average salary £40,000 £21,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+86.04% -33.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £21,900 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Wilmslow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
44 3 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 38.60% 5.26% 40.58%
Number of salaries quoted 42 2 28
Average salary £37,500 £21,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+74.41% -33.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,100 £21,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
Cheshire

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

Windows
Salary Trend in Wilmslow

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

Windows Salary Trend in Wilmslow

Windows
Salary Histogram in Wilmslow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Wilmslow region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wilmslow

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wilmslow

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wilmslow 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 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (48.08%) C#
2 25 (48.08%) .NET
3 24 (46.15%) QA
4 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
5 22 (42.31%) SQL
5 22 (42.31%) Selenium
6 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
7 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET
8 18 (34.62%) T-SQL
9 17 (32.69%) HTML
10 14 (26.92%) Automation Testing
10 14 (26.92%) Finance
11 13 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 13 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
11 13 (25.00%) Web Testing
11 13 (25.00%) System Testing
12 11 (21.15%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (21.15%) Project Management
13 10 (19.23%) Manual Testing
14 9 (17.31%) Document Management
15 8 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
15 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio
15 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
16 7 (13.46%) Product Management
16 7 (13.46%) Time Management
16 7 (13.46%) SaaS
16 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wilmslow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wilmslow 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 4 (7.69%) NServiceBus
2 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.46%) MS Office
3 3 (5.77%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (13.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 22 (42.31%) Selenium
2 13 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
3 8 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.69%) SpecFlow
4 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.77%) JIRA
General
1 14 (26.92%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Back Office
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Tester
1 15 (28.85%) Analyst
1 15 (28.85%) Software Tester
2 9 (17.31%) Test Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) Product Manager
3 7 (13.46%) Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Senior Software Tester
4 5 (9.62%) Senior Tester
4 5 (9.62%) IT Administrator
4 5 (9.62%) Administrator
4 5 (9.62%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
5 4 (7.69%) Programmer
5 4 (7.69%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 4 (7.69%) .NET Programmer
6 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Lead Analyst Programmer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (48.08%) .NET
2 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET
3 17 (32.69%) HTML
4 6 (11.54%) jQuery
5 4 (7.69%) CSS
5 4 (7.69%) WCF
5 4 (7.69%) NHibernate
5 4 (7.69%) JSON
5 4 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 4 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (7.69%) HTML5
5 4 (7.69%) Castle Windsor
5 4 (7.69%) CSS3
5 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.85%) WinForms
6 2 (3.85%) VML
7 1 (1.92%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (9.62%) Windows 8
2 5 (9.62%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.92%) Automation Testing
3 13 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 13 (25.00%) System Testing
4 11 (21.15%) Project Management
5 10 (19.23%) Manual Testing
6 9 (17.31%) Document Management
7 7 (13.46%) Product Management
7 7 (13.46%) Time Management
7 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing
7 7 (13.46%) Competitive Intelligence
8 5 (9.62%) Scrum
8 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (9.62%) CRM
8 5 (9.62%) ERP
9 4 (7.69%) MVC
9 4 (7.69%) TDD
9 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
11 1 (1.92%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) C#
2 22 (42.31%) SQL
3 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
4 18 (34.62%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.69%) VBScript
5 4 (7.69%) Perl
6 2 (3.85%) VB
6 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.92%) MCITP
2 1 (1.92%) ISEB
2 1 (1.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (46.15%) QA
2 5 (9.62%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) VMware
3 2 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (1.92%) Veeam
4 1 (1.92%) HP
4 1 (1.92%) Dell
4 1 (1.92%) IBM
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
4 1 (1.92%) Open Text
4 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
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