The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 42 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 59.15% 6.67% 9.57%
As % of the Vendors category 93.33% 44.44% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31 2 9
Average salary £32,500 £53,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.67% +135.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £52,600 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £53,400 £24,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Microsoft
Scotland

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

Vendors Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
45 9 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 63.38% 15.00% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 32 3 21
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +118.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Dundee

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Dundee

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Dundee

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Dundee region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Dundee

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dundee 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 49 (85.96%) Degree
2 37 (64.91%) Cegedim Rx
3 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (42.11%) Windows
5 23 (40.35%) Workflow
6 21 (36.84%) C#
7 20 (35.09%) NHS
7 20 (35.09%) User Experience
7 20 (35.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 18 (31.58%) Scrum
8 18 (31.58%) TDD
9 17 (29.82%) XML
9 17 (29.82%) MS Excel
9 17 (29.82%) SDLC
10 16 (28.07%) Android
10 16 (28.07%) SQL
11 15 (26.32%) HTML
11 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
12 14 (24.56%) .NET
12 14 (24.56%) Oracle
12 14 (24.56%) MS Office
12 14 (24.56%) Linux
12 14 (24.56%) Defect Management
13 13 (22.81%) CSS
13 13 (22.81%) Web Services
13 13 (22.81%) Java
13 13 (22.81%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (21.05%) HTML5
15 11 (19.30%) Data Entry

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dundee 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 10 (17.54%) Apache ServiceMix
2 7 (12.28%) IIS
2 7 (12.28%) Jetty
2 7 (12.28%) Tomcat
2 7 (12.28%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.26%) Apache
3 3 (5.26%) Drupal
3 3 (5.26%) JBoss
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (29.82%) MS Excel
2 14 (24.56%) MS Office
3 3 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.26%) MS Project
3 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) DHCP
1 3 (5.26%) DNS
1 3 (5.26%) Ethernet
1 3 (5.26%) InfiniBand
1 3 (5.26%) LDAP
1 3 (5.26%) SNMP
2 1 (1.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.02%) Big Data
4 3 (5.26%) MySQL
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (35.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 10 (17.54%) JIRA
3 9 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (12.28%) Cucumber
4 7 (12.28%) Selenium
4 7 (12.28%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.26%) Hudson
5 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.26%) Trac
6 1 (1.75%) MSTest
6 1 (1.75%) NUnit
6 1 (1.75%) Subversion
6 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (17.54%) Marketing
2 3 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (42.11%) Developer
2 17 (29.82%) Software Engineer
3 12 (21.05%) C# Developer
3 12 (21.05%) Designer
3 12 (21.05%) Software Developer
4 11 (19.30%) C# Software Developer
4 11 (19.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 11 (19.30%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 11 (19.30%) Web Developer
5 10 (17.54%) C# Software Engineer
5 10 (17.54%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 9 (15.79%) UI Designer
6 9 (15.79%) UI/UX Designer
6 9 (15.79%) UX Designer
7 7 (12.28%) Software Test Engineer
7 7 (12.28%) Software Tester
7 7 (12.28%) Software Testing Engineer
7 7 (12.28%) Test Engineer
7 7 (12.28%) Tester
7 7 (12.28%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) XML
2 15 (26.32%) HTML
3 14 (24.56%) .NET
4 13 (22.81%) CSS
4 13 (22.81%) Web Services
5 12 (21.05%) HTML5
6 11 (19.30%) AngularJS
6 11 (19.30%) Backbone.js
6 11 (19.30%) CSS3
6 11 (19.30%) Sass
7 10 (17.54%) Apache Camel
7 10 (17.54%) J2EE
7 10 (17.54%) JSON
7 10 (17.54%) REST
8 7 (12.28%) Gherkin
9 3 (5.26%) LAMP
9 3 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
10 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
11 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.09%) NHS
1 20 (35.09%) User Experience
2 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (17.54%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.26%) Graphic Design
4 3 (5.26%) Grid Computing
4 3 (5.26%) Health Informatics
4 3 (5.26%) Informatics
4 3 (5.26%) Life Science
4 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 3 (5.26%) Social Gaming
5 1 (1.75%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.11%) Windows
2 16 (28.07%) Android
3 14 (24.56%) Linux
4 7 (12.28%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.26%) CentOS
5 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (40.35%) Workflow
3 18 (31.58%) Scrum
3 18 (31.58%) TDD
4 17 (29.82%) SDLC
5 14 (24.56%) Defect Management
6 11 (19.30%) Data Entry
6 11 (19.30%) High Availability
6 11 (19.30%) OOP
6 11 (19.30%) Refactoring
6 11 (19.30%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (17.54%) OO
7 10 (17.54%) OOD
8 9 (15.79%) Validation
9 7 (12.28%) Android Development
9 7 (12.28%) ATDD
9 7 (12.28%) BDD
9 7 (12.28%) Manual Testing
9 7 (12.28%) Performance Testing
9 7 (12.28%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) C#
2 16 (28.07%) SQL
3 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 13 (22.81%) Java
5 10 (17.54%) Perl
6 7 (12.28%) Python
6 7 (12.28%) Ruby
7 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (85.96%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.26%) MCSE
3 3 (5.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
2 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.26%) GPFS
2 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Nagios
1 3 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.26%) Puppet
1 3 (5.26%) Tivoli
1 3 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 37 (64.91%) Cegedim Rx
2 14 (24.56%) Oracle
3 10 (17.54%) DevExpress
3 10 (17.54%) Red Hat
4 9 (15.79%) Apple
4 9 (15.79%) Google
5 5 (8.77%) VMware
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco
7 3 (5.26%) Brocade
7 3 (5.26%) Dell
7 3 (5.26%) IBM
7 3 (5.26%) Opsware
7 3 (5.26%) Remedy
8 2 (3.51%) Acronis
8 2 (3.51%) Sophos