The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 54 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 37 63 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.41% 6.11% 5.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.02% 30.88% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 36 56 60
Average salary £45,000 £54,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.05% +27.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
SharePoint
East of England

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

Application Platforms Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
176 204 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.22% 19.79% 19.61%
Number of salaries quoted 138 190 203
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £58,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SharePoint
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SharePoint Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

SharePoint
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

SharePoint Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

SharePoint
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -13 12 £40,500 -22.85%
Luton -8 9 £40,000 -46.66% 1
Leighton Buzzard - 1 - -
SharePoint
East of England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 57 (64.77%) Microsoft
2 48 (54.55%) SQL
3 47 (53.41%) MS Excel
3 47 (53.41%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 44 (50.00%) Windows
5 39 (44.32%) .NET
6 35 (39.77%) C#
7 26 (29.55%) T-SQL
8 25 (28.41%) WinForms
9 24 (27.27%) .NET Framework
9 24 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 23 (26.14%) Scrum
11 22 (25.00%) ASP.NET
12 21 (23.86%) Web Services
13 19 (21.59%) MS Project
13 19 (21.59%) Silverlight
14 18 (20.45%) WCF
14 18 (20.45%) SharePoint 2010
14 18 (20.45%) MVC
15 17 (19.32%) TDD
15 17 (19.32%) MS Office
15 17 (19.32%) OO
15 17 (19.32%) OOD
15 17 (19.32%) SQL Server 2005
15 17 (19.32%) SharePoint Server
15 17 (19.32%) LINQ
16 16 (18.18%) Multithreading
16 16 (18.18%) WPF
16 16 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 18 (20.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 17 (19.32%) SharePoint Server
3 12 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.55%) IIS
5 3 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.27%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.27%) Lync
7 1 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 47 (53.41%) MS Excel
2 19 (21.59%) MS Project
3 17 (19.32%) MS Office
4 6 (6.82%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.27%) InfoPath
6 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) PRMS
2 3 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.27%) Maximo
4 1 (1.14%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) Intranet
2 2 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (1.14%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.14%) DHCP
3 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.14%) DNS
3 1 (1.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (19.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (7.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (6.82%) OLAP Cube
7 6 (6.82%) OLAP
7 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (5.68%) RDBMS
8 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
9 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 16 (18.18%) Moq
2 15 (17.05%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (7.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (6.82%) Subversion
General
1 6 (6.82%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (1.14%) Advertising
3 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 44 (50.00%) Developer
2 25 (28.41%) C# Developer
3 24 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 23 (26.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (20.45%) Analyst
6 15 (17.05%) Senior Developer
6 15 (17.05%) Senior C# Developer
6 15 (17.05%) Senior .NET Developer
7 13 (14.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (11.36%) Administrator
9 10 (11.36%) Support Analyst
9 10 (11.36%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (11.36%) SharePoint Administrator
10 7 (7.95%) SharePoint Developer
10 7 (7.95%) Project Analyst
10 7 (7.95%) Project Support Analyst
11 6 (6.82%) Junior
11 6 (6.82%) MI Developer
11 6 (6.82%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (44.32%) .NET
2 25 (28.41%) WinForms
3 24 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 22 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 21 (23.86%) Web Services
6 19 (21.59%) Silverlight
7 18 (20.45%) WCF
8 17 (19.32%) LINQ
9 16 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 16 (18.18%) WPF
10 15 (17.05%) ADO.NET
11 14 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 9 (10.23%) jQuery
14 7 (7.95%) HTML
15 6 (6.82%) CSS
15 6 (6.82%) XML
16 5 (5.68%) XSLT
17 2 (2.27%) Flash
17 2 (2.27%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) N-Tier
2 9 (10.23%) User Experience
3 6 (6.82%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.27%) PMI
6 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.14%) Clustering
7 1 (1.14%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 44 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (3.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.27%) Windows 2000
3 2 (2.27%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.27%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (53.41%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.14%) Scrum
3 18 (20.45%) MVC
4 17 (19.32%) OO
4 17 (19.32%) OOD
4 17 (19.32%) TDD
5 16 (18.18%) Multithreading
6 11 (12.50%) ERP
7 9 (10.23%) Waterfall
8 8 (9.09%) Project Management
9 7 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (7.95%) ITIL
10 6 (6.82%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.82%) ETL
10 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (5.68%) CRM
11 5 (5.68%) Automated Testing
11 5 (5.68%) Performance Management
11 5 (5.68%) Line Management
11 5 (5.68%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (54.55%) SQL
2 35 (39.77%) C#
3 26 (29.55%) T-SQL
4 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.36%) PowerShell
6 8 (9.09%) VBA
7 2 (2.27%) PHP
7 2 (2.27%) VB
8 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (10.23%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.27%) ISEB
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.27%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) SLA
2 3 (3.41%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.27%) DFS Replication
3 2 (2.27%) vSphere
4 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 15 (17.05%) MOM
2 4 (4.55%) SCCM
3 2 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (64.77%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.50%) Nintex
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle
3 5 (5.68%) VMware
4 2 (2.27%) SAP
4 2 (2.27%) Cisco
4 2 (2.27%) Citrix
4 2 (2.27%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.14%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.14%) webMethods
5 1 (1.14%) Infor