The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Livingston region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Lothian / Livingston
Rank 4 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 11 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 27.50% 13.51% 18.75%
As % of the Vendors category 73.33% 20.00% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 6
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,500 £41,250
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%

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

Vendors Category
Livingston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
15 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 37.50% 67.57% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 13
Median salary £34,500 £33,814 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.02% +4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £19,825 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Livingston

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Livingston

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Livingston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Livingston region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Livingston

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 24 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 Livingston region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 15 (78.95%) MS Excel
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
3 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (57.89%) .NET
5 9 (47.37%) C#
6 7 (36.84%) MVC
6 7 (36.84%) WCF
6 7 (36.84%) jQuery
7 6 (31.58%) SDLC
7 6 (31.58%) SQL
8 5 (26.32%) CSS
8 5 (26.32%) ITIL
8 5 (26.32%) Windows
8 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
9 4 (21.05%) Web Development
9 4 (21.05%) TDD
9 4 (21.05%) Finance
9 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
9 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
9 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
9 4 (21.05%) HTML
9 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
9 4 (21.05%) XML
9 4 (21.05%) XSLT
9 4 (21.05%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
10 3 (15.79%) ISO 9001

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston 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 15 (78.95%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQLBase
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
1 2 (10.53%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) Xcode
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
1 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Support
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Developer
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Development Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Software Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Software Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Tester
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) .NET
2 7 (36.84%) jQuery
2 7 (36.84%) WCF
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
3 5 (26.32%) CSS
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 4 (21.05%) HTML
4 4 (21.05%) XML
4 4 (21.05%) XSLT
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) MVC
3 6 (31.58%) SDLC
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (21.05%) TDD
5 4 (21.05%) Web Development
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (15.79%) Service Management
7 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.53%) Open Source
7 2 (10.53%) Open Source Development
7 2 (10.53%) People Management
7 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team Management
8 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
8 1 (5.26%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
8 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Apple Swift
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO 9001
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Telerik