The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Darlington 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 Darlington 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 5 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 16 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Darlington 25.00% 45.45% 20.75%
As % of the Vendors category 59.26% 100.00% 32.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 8
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £19,800 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £60,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Darlington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
27 10 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Darlington 42.19% 45.45% 64.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 31
Average salary £30,750 £35,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.14% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Darlington

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Darlington

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Darlington

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Darlington

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Darlington

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Darlington 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 27 (60.00%) Genesys
1 27 (60.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 27 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 27 (60.00%) IVR
1 27 (60.00%) 4G
2 8 (17.78%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
4 6 (13.33%) .NET
4 6 (13.33%) UML
4 6 (13.33%) ERP
4 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
5 5 (11.11%) Project Management
5 5 (11.11%) C#
5 5 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 5 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 5 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 5 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
6 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
6 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.89%) MVC
7 3 (6.67%) ISEB
7 3 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.67%) Oracle
7 3 (6.67%) MS Office
7 3 (6.67%) Test Strategy

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Darlington by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Darlington 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 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
2 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (2.22%) FRx
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 27 (60.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) PhoneGap
General
1 27 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (68.89%) Developer
2 25 (55.56%) Principal Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) SAP Business Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.22%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Business Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.22%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Development Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.22%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) .NET
2 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.44%) HTML5
3 2 (4.44%) HTML
3 2 (4.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.22%) Middleware
4 1 (2.22%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) XML
4 1 (2.22%) CSS3
4 1 (2.22%) Ajax
4 1 (2.22%) Java EE
4 1 (2.22%) WPF
4 1 (2.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 27 (60.00%) IVR
2 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
1 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) UML
1 6 (13.33%) ERP
2 5 (11.11%) Project Management
2 5 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 5 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 5 (11.11%) Supplier Management
2 5 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
3 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.89%) MVC
4 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.67%) Test Strategy
4 3 (6.67%) Manual Testing
4 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Logistics
6 1 (2.22%) OOP
6 1 (2.22%) SOA
6 1 (2.22%) ETL
6 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (4.44%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) VB6
3 1 (2.22%) VC++
3 1 (2.22%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.22%) PHP
3 1 (2.22%) VB
3 1 (2.22%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) ISEB
1 3 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
1 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (60.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Genesys
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Altiris
4 1 (2.22%) Lotus
4 1 (2.22%) Micro Focus
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Intel
Darlington, County Durham
Catalyst
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago