The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bromsgrove region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bromsgrove 29.41% 31.58% 6.25%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 50.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 1
Average salary £20,000 £17,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -57.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Worcestershire

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

Vendors Category
Bromsgrove
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bromsgrove 29.41% 63.16% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 6
Average salary £20,000 £21,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% -50.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £45,000 £26,395
UK excluding London average salary £42,055 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bromsgrove

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Bromsgrove

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Bromsgrove

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Bromsgrove

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Bromsgrove

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bromsgrove region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bromsgrove

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bromsgrove

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bromsgrove 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 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) MS Excel
3 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
3 15 (51.72%) MS Office
3 15 (51.72%) Windows 7
4 11 (37.93%) SQL
5 10 (34.48%) C#
5 10 (34.48%) HTML
5 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
5 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
5 10 (34.48%) CSS
5 10 (34.48%) XML
5 10 (34.48%) .NET
5 10 (34.48%) MVC
5 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
6 9 (31.03%) Agresso
7 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (27.59%) Information Security
7 8 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (24.14%) Degree
8 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
8 7 (24.14%) C++
8 7 (24.14%) VB.NET
8 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
9 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (13.79%) Client/Server
10 4 (13.79%) Data Mining
11 3 (10.34%) jQuery
11 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bromsgrove by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bromsgrove 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 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (62.07%) MS Excel
2 15 (51.72%) MS Office
3 3 (10.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Agresso
2 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) LAN
1 3 (10.34%) WAN
1 3 (10.34%) DHCP
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (13.79%) Data Mining
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
1 10 (34.48%) .NET Developer
1 10 (34.48%) C# Developer
1 10 (34.48%) C# .NET Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Junior C# .NET Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Junior .NET Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Junior Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Junior C# Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Junior
2 7 (24.14%) Graduate
3 6 (20.69%) Software Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Graduate Software Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Graduate Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Junior Software Developer
3 6 (20.69%) .NET Software Developer
3 6 (20.69%) C# Software Developer
4 5 (17.24%) SQL DBA
4 5 (17.24%) DBA
5 4 (13.79%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (13.79%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) HTML
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
1 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
1 10 (34.48%) CSS
1 10 (34.48%) XML
2 3 (10.34%) Ajax
2 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
2 3 (10.34%) WCF
2 3 (10.34%) WPF
2 3 (10.34%) jQuery
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) MVC
1 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
2 8 (27.59%) Information Security
2 8 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (10.34%) CRM
4 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) C#
2 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 7 (24.14%) C++
3 7 (24.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) VMware