The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheadle region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Cheadle 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 17.65% 26.76% 33.33%
As % of the Vendors category 36.00% 51.35% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 14
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Cheadle
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25 37 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 49.02% 52.11% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 26 18
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Manchester

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheadle

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Cheadle

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Cheadle

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Cheadle

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheadle

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheadle 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 21 (63.64%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) C#
3 18 (54.55%) Visual Studio
4 17 (51.52%) SQL
4 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
4 17 (51.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (51.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 16 (48.48%) .NET
6 13 (39.39%) HTML
6 13 (39.39%) CSS
6 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
6 13 (39.39%) HTML5
6 13 (39.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
7 12 (36.36%) Web Services
8 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (30.30%) MVC
9 10 (30.30%) RFID
9 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (30.30%) NHibernate
9 10 (30.30%) .NET Framework
9 10 (30.30%) jQuery
9 10 (30.30%) Stress Testing
9 10 (30.30%) CSS3
9 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (27.27%) WCF
10 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
10 9 (27.27%) Scrum
11 8 (24.24%) MS Excel

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cheadle by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheadle 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 (6.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 13 (39.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (15.15%) Couchbase
4 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
4 5 (15.15%) RavenDB
5 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.06%) MySQL
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) Visual Studio
2 6 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.06%) JUnit
3 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.06%) NUnit
3 2 (6.06%) Subversion
3 2 (6.06%) Selenium
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Electronics
3 2 (6.06%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) C# Software Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Software Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Software Tester
4 6 (18.18%) Software Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Tester
5 5 (15.15%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 3 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Programmer
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Software Team Leader
8 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 16 (48.48%) .NET
3 13 (39.39%) CSS
3 13 (39.39%) HTML
3 13 (39.39%) HTML5
4 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 12 (36.36%) Web Services
5 10 (30.30%) NHibernate
5 10 (30.30%) .NET Framework
5 10 (30.30%) jQuery
5 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (30.30%) CSS3
6 9 (27.27%) WCF
7 7 (21.21%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (15.15%) Kendo UI
8 5 (15.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (15.15%) REST
8 5 (15.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Social Media
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) UNIX
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) MVC
2 10 (30.30%) Stress Testing
3 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 9 (27.27%) Scrum
4 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Multithreading
6 4 (12.12%) OO
7 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.06%) Communications Security
8 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.06%) RUP
8 2 (6.06%) Validation
8 2 (6.06%) Unified Process
8 2 (6.06%) Information Management
8 2 (6.06%) DevOps
9 1 (3.03%) Manual Testing
9 1 (3.03%) Migration
9 1 (3.03%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) C#
2 17 (51.52%) SQL
3 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) XQuery
5 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.06%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) ISEB
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) MCSA
3 2 (6.06%) RHCE
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
1 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle
1 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
1 2 (6.06%) VMware
2 1 (3.03%) McAfee