The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bishop's Stortford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft 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 Vendors for the Bishop's Stortford region.

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

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bishop's Stortford 14.71% 75.00% 11.11%
As % of the Vendors category 26.32% 81.82% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 1
Average salary £48,750 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Bishop's Stortford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
19 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bishop's Stortford 55.88% 91.67% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 4
Average salary £36,250 £30,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Hertfordshire

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bishop's Stortford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bishop's Stortford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Bishop's Stortford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Bishop's Stortford

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Bishop's Stortford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bishop's Stortford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bishop's Stortford region citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (60.00%) JSP
2 3 (60.00%) Struts
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Struts2
2 3 (60.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) WPF
3 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Ant
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bishop's Stortford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bishop's Stortford region citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (40.00%) Ant
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) JSP
1 3 (60.00%) Struts
1 3 (60.00%) Struts2
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) WPF
2 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA