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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 6.90% 27.03% 6.45%
As % of the Vendors category 22.22% 62.50% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 3
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Microsoft
West Lothian

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
9 16 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 31.03% 43.24% 56.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 27
Average salary £42,500 £70,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.28% +94.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Livingston region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Livingston 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Livingston 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
1 1 (16.67%) Xcode
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Database Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Delphi
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Telerik