The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wrexham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wrexham 9.38% 22.22% 42.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 6
Average salary £27,500 £31,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.29% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £46,250 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Windows
North 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 Wrexham region.

Operating Systems Category
Wrexham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wrexham 12.50% 22.22% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 6
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Wrexham

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Wrexham

Windows
Salary Trend in Wrexham

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

Windows Salary Trend in Wrexham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wrexham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wrexham 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 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Data Management
2 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 5 (38.46%) Numerical Analysis
2 5 (38.46%) Qt
2 5 (38.46%) WiX
2 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (38.46%) C
2 5 (38.46%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) XML
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) GAMP
2 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) MSI
3 4 (30.77%) UNIX
4 2 (15.38%) Smartphone
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 2 (15.38%) WPF
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) .NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wrexham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wrexham 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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) WiX
1 5 (38.46%) MSI
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Senior Software Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Senior Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Software Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Qt
1 5 (38.46%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) WPF
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
2 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Data Management
2 5 (38.46%) Numerical Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) Android Development
4 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C
1 5 (38.46%) C++
2 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft