The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Castleford 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 Castleford 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 11 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Castleford 11.76% 23.53% -
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 40.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £32,500 £26,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Castleford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Castleford 58.82% 58.82% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 2
Average salary £29,000 £26,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.43% +8.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
West Yorkshire

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Castleford

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Castleford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Castleford

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Castleford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Castleford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Castleford 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) GIS
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) XAML
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Castleford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Castleford 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 1 (50.00%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) GIS
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) XAML
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (50.00%) HND
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
Castleford
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