The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Dunfermline 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline 4.35% 18.18% 4.35%
As % of the Vendors category 8.33% 66.67% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -8.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Dunfermline
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
12 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline 52.17% 27.27% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 3
Average salary £70,000 £34,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+102.89% -3.49%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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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 28 July 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 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) WPF
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dunfermline by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Applications Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby