The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for Windows 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 59 64
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.26% 0.93% 2.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.30% 3.47% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 12
Median salary £23,500 £25,000 £20,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +20.48%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -5.66% -3.63%  

Windows 8 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 77 144 212
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 20.16% 26.77% 31.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69 111 195
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% -7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Northampton

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Northampton.

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Northampton

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 8 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Document Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 3 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) IT Support
1 3 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Document Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft