Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 12 14
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 17 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 23.61% 11.63% 6.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 89.47% 55.56% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 5
Aberdeen median annual salary £42,750 £36,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -16.28% +48.28%
10th Percentile £25,900 £18,900 £26,550
90th Percentile £52,500 £45,750 £57,800
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year - -3.85% +4.00%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Aberdeen
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 26.39% 20.93% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 5
Aberdeen median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% -6.98% +48.28%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,750 £26,550
90th Percentile £52,500 £43,950 £57,800
Scotland median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% - -

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Aberdeen

Windows
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Salary trend for Windows in Aberdeen

Windows
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Aberdeen over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for Windows.

1 12 (70.59%) .NET
1 12 (70.59%) Degree
2 11 (64.71%) C#
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
4 9 (52.94%) Visual Studio
5 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
5 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (41.18%) VB.NET
7 6 (35.29%) DevExpress
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (35.29%) Telerik
7 6 (35.29%) Infragistics
7 6 (35.29%) Scrum
8 5 (29.41%) WinForms
8 5 (29.41%) C++
8 5 (29.41%) C
9 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 4 (23.53%) VB
9 4 (23.53%) Electronics
9 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
9 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (17.65%) 3D Modelling
10 3 (17.65%) Xamarin
10 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (17.65%) DevOps
10 3 (17.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
10 3 (17.65%) HTML
10 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Visual Studio
2 3 (17.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 4 (23.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Software Developer
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Firmware Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Lead Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Lead Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Communications Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) WinForms
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) HTML5
4 2 (11.76%) REST
4 2 (11.76%) WPF
5 1 (5.88%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) 3D Modelling
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) MVVM
4 2 (11.76%) Service Design
4 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) VB.NET
4 5 (29.41%) C
4 5 (29.41%) C++
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) VB
6 2 (11.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Firmware
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) DevExpress
1 6 (35.29%) Infragistics
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
1 6 (35.29%) Telerik
2 3 (17.65%) Xamarin
3 1 (5.88%) VMware