The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 23 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 65 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 13.05% 8.21% 4.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 63.11% 47.83% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 61 21 7
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Application Platforms Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
103 46 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 20.68% 17.16% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 99 44 36
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,900 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SharePoint
Bedfordshire

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

SharePoint
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

SharePoint Salary Trend in Bedford

SharePoint
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SharePoint Salary Histogram in Bedford

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing SharePoint also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SharePoint.

1 99 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 92 (85.19%) Microsoft
3 78 (72.22%) Windows
4 60 (55.56%) .NET
4 60 (55.56%) C#
5 54 (50.00%) WCF
6 52 (48.15%) ASP.NET
7 51 (47.22%) SQL
8 50 (46.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 46 (42.59%) Scrum
10 44 (40.74%) .NET Framework
10 44 (40.74%) OO
11 41 (37.96%) N-Tier
11 41 (37.96%) T-SQL
11 41 (37.96%) Multithreading
12 40 (37.04%) MS Excel
13 39 (36.11%) Visual Studio
13 39 (36.11%) Team Foundation Server
14 38 (35.19%) DNS
14 38 (35.19%) TDD
14 38 (35.19%) Firewall
15 36 (33.33%) Subversion
16 35 (32.41%) WinForms
16 35 (32.41%) VPN
16 35 (32.41%) Web Services
16 35 (32.41%) WPF
17 34 (31.48%) Microsoft Certification
18 33 (30.56%) MS Exchange
18 33 (30.56%) OOD
18 33 (30.56%) VMware

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing SharePoint also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SharePoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (30.56%) MS Exchange
2 32 (29.63%) IIS
3 30 (27.78%) SharePoint Server
4 28 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (23.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 19 (17.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 40 (37.04%) MS Excel
2 19 (17.59%) MS Office
3 3 (2.78%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (35.19%) DNS
1 38 (35.19%) Firewall
2 35 (32.41%) VPN
3 28 (25.93%) SSL
4 25 (23.15%) Internet
5 22 (20.37%) HTTP
5 22 (20.37%) TCP/IP
5 22 (20.37%) Network Security
6 18 (16.67%) HTTPS
7 16 (14.81%) VLAN
8 11 (10.19%) VRRP
9 9 (8.33%) SAN
10 6 (5.56%) DHCP
10 6 (5.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 50 (46.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (25.93%) Relational Database
4 11 (10.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (36.11%) Visual Studio
1 39 (36.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (33.33%) Subversion
3 16 (14.81%) Moq
4 5 (4.63%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (5.56%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Publishing
3 3 (2.78%) Billing
3 3 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (34.26%) Developer
2 28 (25.93%) Architect
3 22 (20.37%) Solutions Architect
4 20 (18.52%) Technical Leader
5 16 (14.81%) Technical Developer
5 16 (14.81%) Lead Developer
6 14 (12.96%) Senior Developer
6 14 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (12.96%) SharePoint Developer
7 12 (11.11%) Analyst
7 12 (11.11%) Administrator
8 9 (8.33%) Support Analyst
9 8 (7.41%) Support Engineer
10 7 (6.48%) .NET Developer
11 6 (5.56%) SharePoint Administrator
11 6 (5.56%) C# Developer
11 6 (5.56%) Technical Design Authority
11 6 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (5.56%) SharePoint Architect
12 5 (4.63%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (55.56%) .NET
2 54 (50.00%) WCF
3 52 (48.15%) ASP.NET
4 44 (40.74%) .NET Framework
5 35 (32.41%) WinForms
5 35 (32.41%) Web Services
5 35 (32.41%) WPF
6 31 (28.70%) LINQ
6 31 (28.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 27 (25.00%) Silverlight
8 24 (22.22%) Middleware
9 21 (19.44%) ADO.NET
10 20 (18.52%) CSS
10 20 (18.52%) HTML
10 20 (18.52%) Ajax
10 20 (18.52%) jQuery
10 20 (18.52%) HTML5
10 20 (18.52%) LINQ to SQL
11 9 (8.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
12 8 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (37.96%) N-Tier
2 10 (9.26%) Replication
3 9 (8.33%) Firmware
4 6 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.56%) Thin Client
4 6 (5.56%) Fat Client
4 6 (5.56%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.78%) Social Network
5 3 (2.78%) Animation
5 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 78 (72.22%) Windows
2 32 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (26.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (20.37%) Windows XP
4 22 (20.37%) Windows Vista
4 22 (20.37%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.59%) Scrum
2 44 (40.74%) OO
3 41 (37.96%) Multithreading
4 38 (35.19%) TDD
5 33 (30.56%) OOD
6 32 (29.63%) Business Analysis
7 28 (25.93%) Project Management
8 27 (25.00%) Product Management
9 25 (23.15%) SOA
9 25 (23.15%) Software Engineering
10 24 (22.22%) MVC
11 22 (20.37%) Domain-Driven Design
12 21 (19.44%) ITIL
13 20 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (17.59%) Change Control
15 17 (15.74%) Technical Architecture
16 10 (9.26%) Requirements Analysis
17 8 (7.41%) CRM
18 7 (6.48%) Workflow
19 6 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (55.56%) C#
2 51 (47.22%) SQL
3 41 (37.96%) T-SQL
4 23 (21.30%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (31.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (25.00%) MCP
3 21 (19.44%) CCSP
3 21 (19.44%) CCNP
3 21 (19.44%) CCIP
3 21 (19.44%) CCNA
3 21 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (19.44%) MCSE
4 16 (14.81%) MCSA
5 6 (5.56%) MCITP
5 6 (5.56%) CCA
5 6 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (5.56%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (20.37%) Terminal Services
3 18 (16.67%) ISA Server
4 17 (15.74%) Forefront TMG
4 17 (15.74%) UAG
5 12 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 6 (5.56%) XenApp
6 6 (5.56%) XenServer
6 6 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (5.56%) MOM
Vendors
1 92 (85.19%) Microsoft
2 33 (30.56%) VMware
3 25 (23.15%) Cisco
4 6 (5.56%) Wyse
4 6 (5.56%) Citrix
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle
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