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

X-Windows
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 881 906 963
Rank change year-on-year +25 +57  
Permanent jobs citing X-Windows 9 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.026% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.025% 0.068% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 9 24 16
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,500 £44,250
UK excluding London median salary £31,250 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.71% -17.64%  

X-Windows is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 36421 38335 41712
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.85% 38.93% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30573 33333 35674
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

X-Windows
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing X-Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for X-Windows in the UK

X-Windows
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for X-Windows in the UK

X-Windows
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing X-Windows over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for X-Windows in the UK

X-Windows
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing X-Windows within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +31 9 £45,000 +28.57%
London +34 5 £45,000 -16.66%
South East +40 2 £48,750 +62.50%
Surrey +36 2 £48,750 -2.50%
Woking +15 2 £48,750 -2.50%
North West - 1 £30,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £21,250 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £21,250 -
Sheffield - 1 £21,250 -
Manchester - 1 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing X-Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for X-Windows.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) Mac OS X
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) OOD
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) UML
6 3 (27.27%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) ActiveX
6 3 (27.27%) ERP
6 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) Document Management
6 3 (27.27%) WinForms
6 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (27.27%) Market Research
6 3 (27.27%) Office 365
6 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (27.27%) SDLC
7 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
7 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
7 2 (18.18%) MVVM

X-Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
1 2 (18.18%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
1 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Mobile Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
2 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Innovation Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Windows DevOps Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
1 3 (27.27%) ActiveX
1 3 (27.27%) WinForms
2 2 (18.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
4 1 (9.09%) iPad
4 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 5 (45.45%) Mac OS X
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Android
5 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone 7
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Document Management
2 3 (27.27%) ERP
2 3 (27.27%) Market Research
2 3 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) OOD
2 3 (27.27%) SDLC
2 3 (27.27%) UML
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
3 2 (18.18%) MVVM
3 2 (18.18%) Security Management
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Apple
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Sun