The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Leighton Buzzard region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Bedfordshire / Leighton Buzzard
Rank 3 - 1
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leighton Buzzard 42.86% - 69.57%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% - 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 11
Median salary £44,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +2.00%

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

Vendors Category
Leighton Buzzard
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3 0 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leighton Buzzard 42.86% - 78.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 12
Median salary £44,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Leighton Buzzard

The demand trend of job ads across the Leighton Buzzard region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Leighton Buzzard

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Leighton Buzzard

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Leighton Buzzard

Microsoft
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Leighton Buzzard

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leighton Buzzard region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leighton Buzzard by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) VB Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification