The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Flintshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Flintshire 34.78% 33.33% 22.22%
As % of the Vendors category 57.14% 100.00% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
North Wales

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

Vendors Category
Flintshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
14 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Flintshire 60.87% 33.33% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 5
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Flintshire

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Flintshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Flintshire

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Flintshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Flintshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Flintshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Flintshire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Flintshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Flintshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Holywell - 3 - -
Microsoft
North Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Flintshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Flintshire 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 14 (58.33%) C#
1 14 (58.33%) Web Services
1 14 (58.33%) Mobile App
2 12 (50.00%) .NET
3 11 (45.83%) Service Delivery
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (41.67%) SQL
5 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (25.00%) Retail
7 6 (25.00%) Ajax
7 6 (25.00%) SignalR
7 6 (25.00%) JSON
7 6 (25.00%) WCF
7 6 (25.00%) jQuery
7 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (25.00%) CSS
7 6 (25.00%) MVC
7 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (25.00%) SDLC
8 5 (20.83%) XML
8 5 (20.83%) HTML
8 5 (20.83%) QA
8 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (20.83%) Web Development
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (16.67%) Windows
9 4 (16.67%) Change Management
10 3 (12.50%) Back Office
10 3 (12.50%) A+ Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Flintshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Flintshire 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 3 (12.50%) IIS
1 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (12.50%) ArcGIS
1 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Intranet
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) MS Access
General
1 6 (25.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) C# Developer
3 6 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (20.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (20.83%) QA Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Test Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 3 (12.50%) IT Support
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) Web Services
2 12 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (25.00%) CSS
3 6 (25.00%) Ajax
3 6 (25.00%) JSON
3 6 (25.00%) WCF
3 6 (25.00%) jQuery
3 6 (25.00%) SignalR
3 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (20.83%) HTML
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (20.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.50%) GIS
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Service Delivery
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) MVC
3 6 (25.00%) SDLC
4 5 (20.83%) Web Development
5 4 (16.67%) Change Management
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 1 (4.17%) ERP
7 1 (4.17%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Coaching
7 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) C#
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) A+ Certification
1 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) SAP
1 3 (12.50%) ESRI
2 1 (4.17%) Infor