Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 12 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 11 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 11.46% 11.63% 10.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.57% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 9
Aberdeen median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +63.64% -23.61%
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,175 £21,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £55,600
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% +8.57%

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 14 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 14.58% 23.26% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 9
Aberdeen median annual salary £48,750 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.88% +45.45% -23.61%
10th Percentile £26,250 £33,150 £21,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,250 £55,600
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8 (72.73%) C++
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) Algorithms
2 6 (54.55%) Mathematics
2 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
2 6 (54.55%) 3D Graphics
2 6 (54.55%) MFC
2 6 (54.55%) OpenGL
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Electronics
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (18.18%) WPF
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) VB
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) Firmware
4 2 (18.18%) REST
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) MVVM
4 2 (18.18%) Service Design
5 1 (9.09%) People Management
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Software Developer
3 6 (54.55%) C++ Developer
3 6 (54.55%) C++ Software Developer
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Principal Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Principal Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) MFC
1 6 (54.55%) OpenGL
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) WPF
4 1 (9.09%) Classic ASP
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) 3D Graphics
1 6 (54.55%) Algorithms
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) Mathematics
2 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) MVVM
3 2 (18.18%) Service Design
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Firmware