The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 5 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 122 66 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 23.33% 20.18% 8.07%
As % of the Vendors category 67.03% 44.30% 19.40%
Number of salaries quoted 109 59 18
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
182 149 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 34.80% 45.57% 41.61%
Number of salaries quoted 148 92 83
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Bradford

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bradford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford 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.

1 146 (61.86%) SQL Server
2 102 (43.22%) Windows
3 100 (42.37%) .NET
4 98 (41.53%) MS Excel
5 96 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
6 88 (37.29%) SQL
7 83 (35.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 73 (30.93%) Finance
8 73 (30.93%) C#
9 68 (28.81%) T-SQL
10 59 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 58 (24.58%) Team Foundation Server
12 52 (22.03%) Data Warehouse
13 51 (21.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 50 (21.19%) Scrum
14 50 (21.19%) VMware
15 49 (20.76%) Active Directory
16 48 (20.34%) Visual Studio
17 43 (18.22%) JavaScript
18 42 (17.80%) Business Intelligence
19 41 (17.37%) XML
20 39 (16.53%) CSS
21 36 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
22 33 (13.98%) HTML
23 32 (13.56%) ITIL
23 32 (13.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 31 (13.14%) MVC
25 29 (12.29%) MS Exchange
26 26 (11.02%) .NET Framework
26 26 (11.02%) HP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 29 (12.29%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.93%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (3.81%) CMS
4 8 (3.39%) WordPress
5 7 (2.97%) Drupal
5 7 (2.97%) IIS
6 4 (1.69%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.85%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.85%) Kentico
7 2 (0.85%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.42%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.42%) Site Server
8 1 (0.42%) Apache
8 1 (0.42%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 98 (41.53%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.20%) MS Office
3 14 (5.93%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.85%) MS Project
5 2 (0.85%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Scribe Insight
2 1 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.85%) SaaS
3 2 (0.85%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.59%) SAN
2 21 (8.90%) DNS
3 20 (8.47%) Firewall
4 15 (6.36%) TCP/IP
5 11 (4.66%) WAN
6 10 (4.24%) LAN
6 10 (4.24%) Internet
7 7 (2.97%) Network Security
7 7 (2.97%) VPN
8 6 (2.54%) DHCP
9 4 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.27%) VoIP
11 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.42%) Wireless
11 1 (0.42%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (61.86%) SQL Server
2 83 (35.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (22.03%) Data Warehouse
4 51 (21.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (13.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (9.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (5.51%) OLAP Cube
8 13 (5.51%) OLAP
8 13 (5.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (3.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (2.12%) MySQL
11 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.85%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.85%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.85%) Riak
11 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Power View
12 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.42%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 58 (24.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 48 (20.34%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.42%) Selenium
4 1 (0.42%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.42%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.42%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.42%) Toad
General
1 73 (30.93%) Finance
2 8 (3.39%) Marketing
3 6 (2.54%) Legal
4 5 (2.12%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.69%) Banking
5 4 (1.69%) Publishing
6 2 (0.85%) Law
6 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.85%) Retail
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 81 (34.32%) Developer
2 61 (25.85%) Analyst
3 29 (12.29%) .NET Developer
4 21 (8.90%) Development Manager
4 21 (8.90%) Test Analyst
4 21 (8.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 21 (8.90%) Senior Analyst
5 17 (7.20%) Software Developer
6 16 (6.78%) Senior Test Analyst
6 16 (6.78%) Senior Developer
7 15 (6.36%) Business Analyst
7 15 (6.36%) Technical Analyst
8 14 (5.93%) DBA
9 13 (5.51%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 13 (5.51%) Architect
9 13 (5.51%) Lead Test Analyst
9 13 (5.51%) Team Leader
9 13 (5.51%) Support Team Leader
10 12 (5.08%) SQL DBA
10 12 (5.08%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (42.37%) .NET
2 59 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 41 (17.37%) XML
4 39 (16.53%) CSS
5 33 (13.98%) HTML
6 26 (11.02%) .NET Framework
7 25 (10.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (10.59%) Web Services
8 24 (10.17%) jQuery
9 17 (7.20%) Entity Framework
9 17 (7.20%) WCF
10 16 (6.78%) HTML5
11 10 (4.24%) JSON
12 9 (3.81%) Ajax
13 8 (3.39%) COM
13 8 (3.39%) LAMP
13 8 (3.39%) CSS3
14 7 (2.97%) ADO.NET
15 6 (2.54%) WPF
16 5 (2.12%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.08%) Replication
3 7 (2.97%) RIA
3 7 (2.97%) W3C
4 5 (2.12%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.69%) Statistics
5 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.27%) User Experience
6 3 (1.27%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.85%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.42%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.42%) Clustering
8 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 102 (43.22%) Windows
2 26 (11.02%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (8.05%) Windows XP
4 13 (5.51%) UNIX
5 12 (5.08%) Android
6 11 (4.66%) Apple iOS
7 8 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (3.39%) Windows 8
8 6 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.54%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.69%) Linux
9 4 (1.69%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (21.19%) Scrum
3 42 (17.80%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (13.56%) ITIL
5 31 (13.14%) MVC
6 26 (11.02%) ETL
7 25 (10.59%) CRM
8 23 (9.75%) Unit Testing
8 23 (9.75%) Performance Tuning
9 22 (9.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 19 (8.05%) RUP
11 18 (7.63%) Business Continuity
11 18 (7.63%) Service Management
12 17 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (5.93%) Coaching
14 12 (5.08%) Business Analysis
14 12 (5.08%) People Management
14 12 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (5.08%) Test Strategy
15 11 (4.66%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 88 (37.29%) SQL
2 73 (30.93%) C#
3 68 (28.81%) T-SQL
4 43 (18.22%) JavaScript
5 19 (8.05%) VB
6 9 (3.81%) VB.NET
6 9 (3.81%) Java
7 7 (2.97%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.54%) PHP
8 6 (2.54%) C
9 4 (1.69%) ActionScript
9 4 (1.69%) ActionScript 3.0
9 4 (1.69%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.42%) PHP5
11 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (10.59%) ISEB
2 22 (9.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (5.93%) ISTQB
4 13 (5.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 12 (5.08%) Degree
6 10 (4.24%) MCTS
7 5 (2.12%) MCSE
8 4 (1.69%) MCSA
8 4 (1.69%) MCITP
9 3 (1.27%) MCP
10 2 (0.85%) MCDBA
10 2 (0.85%) PMP
10 2 (0.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.90%) QA
2 8 (3.39%) SLA
3 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 49 (20.76%) Active Directory
2 36 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (8.05%) VMware ESX
4 18 (7.63%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.27%) vSphere
7 2 (0.85%) NFS
8 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (3.81%) SCCM
2 7 (2.97%) WSUS
3 2 (0.85%) SCOM
3 2 (0.85%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 50 (21.19%) VMware
2 26 (11.02%) HP
3 8 (3.39%) Citrix
3 8 (3.39%) Apple
4 6 (2.54%) Oracle
4 6 (2.54%) Cisco
4 6 (2.54%) DevExpress
4 6 (2.54%) MobileIron
5 4 (1.69%) NetApp
6 3 (1.27%) Dell
7 2 (0.85%) Sophos
7 2 (0.85%) Avaya
7 2 (0.85%) Genesys
7 2 (0.85%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.42%) F5
8 1 (0.42%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.42%) BT
8 1 (0.42%) EMC
8 1 (0.42%) Adobe
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