The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Dunfermline region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline 15.79% 20.83% 2.50%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 62.50% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £40,000 £24,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Fife

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

Vendors Category
Dunfermline
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
6 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline 31.58% 33.33% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 10
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £23,800 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunfermline

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Dunfermline

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Dunfermline

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Dunfermline

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Dunfermline

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Dunfermline region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Dunfermline

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunfermline

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Dunfermline 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) FMCG
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dunfermline by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Dunfermline 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 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Verification Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) HND