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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline 12.50% 24.00% 6.67%
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 66.67% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Average salary £40,000 £26,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.94% -21.48%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
15 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline 62.50% 36.00% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 4
Average salary £70,000 £34,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+102.89% +1.47%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunfermline

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) FMCG
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dunfermline by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Verification Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
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