The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stafford with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Staffordshire / Stafford
Rank 20 20 17
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stafford 4.23% 5.36% 7.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.75% 33.33% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Median salary £31,500 £32,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.07% +4.83%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,661
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.35%  

Windows 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 Stafford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Stafford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 16 9 25
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stafford 22.54% 16.07% 36.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 16
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -29.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Stafford

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Stafford

Windows
Salary Trend in Stafford

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

Salary trend for Windows in Stafford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 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 Stafford region with a requirement for Windows.

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (50.00%) MySQL
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (40.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) CRM
4 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (40.00%) Android Development
4 4 (40.00%) iOS Development
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Android
4 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (30.00%) F#
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) Web Development
5 3 (30.00%) QA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Applications Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Web Applications Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Quality Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Database Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Android
1 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Android Development
2 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 4 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) F#
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCSD
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Xamarin