The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 13 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 11.32% 29.69% 25.00%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 47.50% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 10
Average salary £28,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £18,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Microsoft
Manchester

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

Vendors Category
Cheadle
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24 40 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 45.28% 62.50% 54.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 28 13
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £40,500 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Cheadle

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Cheadle region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cheadle

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheadle

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 15 (60.00%) C#
2 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) Windows
3 13 (52.00%) .NET
3 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (52.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (40.00%) Visual Studio
5 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (36.00%) CSS
6 9 (36.00%) HTML
6 9 (36.00%) HTML5
6 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (36.00%) WCF
6 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (28.00%) jQuery
7 7 (28.00%) Scrum
7 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (24.00%) CSS3
8 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (24.00%) Web Services
8 6 (24.00%) MVC
8 6 (24.00%) RFID
8 6 (24.00%) Stress Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (24.00%) NHibernate

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cheadle by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (12.00%) Couchbase
4 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (12.00%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
1 4 (16.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Software Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Software Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Team Leader
5 3 (12.00%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (8.00%) Programmer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Team Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Web Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Development Team Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Junior
7 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) .NET
1 13 (52.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 9 (36.00%) HTML
2 9 (36.00%) HTML5
2 9 (36.00%) WCF
2 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (36.00%) CSS
3 7 (28.00%) jQuery
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 6 (24.00%) CSS3
4 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (24.00%) NHibernate
4 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (24.00%) Web Services
5 4 (16.00%) XML
5 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (12.00%) Kendo UI
6 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Social Media
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (28.00%) Scrum
3 6 (24.00%) Stress Testing
3 6 (24.00%) MVC
4 4 (16.00%) OO
4 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.00%) Coaching
7 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.00%) User Stories
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) C#
2 14 (56.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) XQuery
5 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center