The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 14 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 22 69 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 15.71% 26.14% 39.01%
As % of the Vendors category 44.00% 61.06% 65.97%
Number of salaries quoted 22 66 116
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £59,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Microsoft
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Vendors Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
50 113 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 35.71% 42.80% 59.13%
Number of salaries quoted 45 108 176
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bedford region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Bedford

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bedford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 34 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 32 (44.44%) SQL
3 31 (43.06%) C#
4 29 (40.28%) .NET
5 26 (36.11%) MVC
5 26 (36.11%) ASP.NET
5 26 (36.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (30.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (30.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 22 (30.56%) .NET Framework
7 21 (29.17%) Web Services
7 21 (29.17%) WCF
8 20 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (27.78%) T-SQL
9 19 (26.39%) MS Excel
9 19 (26.39%) Relational Database
10 18 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (25.00%) Subversion
10 18 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 18 (25.00%) Visual Studio
11 17 (23.61%) OS/400
11 17 (23.61%) AS400
12 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (22.22%) SDLC
13 15 (20.83%) High Availability
13 15 (20.83%) GAP Analysis
13 15 (20.83%) Windows
14 10 (13.89%) Windows Server
15 9 (12.50%) Oracle
15 9 (12.50%) HTML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 3 (4.17%) Moodle
1 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) IIS
2 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (26.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.72%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) Firewall
1 4 (5.56%) Network Security
1 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.17%) WAN
3 2 (2.78%) SAN
4 1 (1.39%) BGP
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.39%) LAN
4 1 (1.39%) OSPF
4 1 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.39%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 20 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (26.39%) Relational Database
4 18 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.56%) MySQL
6 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (30.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (25.00%) Subversion
2 18 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 7 (9.72%) Selenium
4 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.39%) MSTest
4 1 (1.39%) NUnit
General
1 3 (4.17%) Advertising
2 2 (2.78%) Local Government
2 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Automotive
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (40.28%) Developer
2 26 (36.11%) Analyst
3 22 (30.56%) .NET Developer
4 20 (27.78%) C# .NET Developer
4 20 (27.78%) C# Developer
5 19 (26.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 17 (23.61%) Operations Analyst
7 15 (20.83%) Software Analyst
8 7 (9.72%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) Test Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Automation Tester
10 4 (5.56%) Consultant
10 4 (5.56%) IT Support
10 4 (5.56%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 4 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (5.56%) Tester
11 3 (4.17%) Programmer
11 3 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (40.28%) .NET
2 26 (36.11%) ASP.NET
2 26 (36.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (30.56%) .NET Framework
3 22 (30.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 21 (29.17%) WCF
4 21 (29.17%) Web Services
5 9 (12.50%) HTML
6 8 (11.11%) Ajax
6 8 (11.11%) CSS
7 6 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 6 (8.33%) HTML5
7 6 (8.33%) jQuery
8 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (6.94%) Entity Framework
9 4 (5.56%) ADO.NET
9 4 (5.56%) JSON
10 3 (4.17%) Node.js
11 2 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) AS400
2 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.17%) VLE
3 2 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.78%) iSeries
3 2 (2.78%) User Experience
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.39%) EPoS
4 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.61%) OS/400
2 15 (20.83%) Windows
3 10 (13.89%) Windows Server
4 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.11%) MVC
2 18 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (22.22%) SDLC
4 15 (20.83%) GAP Analysis
4 15 (20.83%) High Availability
5 8 (11.11%) Scrum
6 6 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 5 (6.94%) Automation Testing
7 5 (6.94%) Data Protection
7 5 (6.94%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (6.94%) Open Source
7 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.94%) Software Architecture
7 5 (6.94%) Time Management
7 5 (6.94%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.56%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.17%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.17%) Data Migration
9 3 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (44.44%) SQL
2 31 (43.06%) C#
3 20 (27.78%) T-SQL
4 8 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.17%) PHP
5 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.17%) VB
5 3 (4.17%) VBScript
6 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) ISEB
2 2 (2.78%) CBAP
2 2 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (1.39%) CCDP
3 1 (1.39%) CCNP
3 1 (1.39%) CCSA
3 1 (1.39%) CCSE
3 1 (1.39%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.39%) MCITP
3 1 (1.39%) MCP
3 1 (1.39%) MCSE
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.78%) vSphere
2 2 (2.78%) XenApp
3 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) SCCM
1 2 (2.78%) Simpana
Vendors
1 9 (12.50%) Oracle
2 6 (8.33%) Citrix
3 3 (4.17%) Cisco
4 2 (2.78%) CA
4 2 (2.78%) CommVault
4 2 (2.78%) FalconStor
4 2 (2.78%) HP
4 2 (2.78%) Intel Security
4 2 (2.78%) VMware
5 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.39%) F5
Bedford
Volt
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum + £7,000 bonus paid quarterly and a car (value
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TGS
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £45,500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago