The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Loughborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 2.70% 17.39% 6.25%
As % of the Vendors category 7.14% 42.11% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 2
Average salary £29,000 £55,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.27% +155.81%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
Leicestershire

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

Vendors Category
Loughborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
14 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 37.84% 41.30% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 8
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Loughborough

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Loughborough

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Loughborough

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Loughborough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Loughborough

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Loughborough 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 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) Sage
1 5 (83.33%) CRM
1 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
1 5 (83.33%) QA
1 5 (83.33%) WCF
1 5 (83.33%) WPF
1 5 (83.33%) Silverlight
1 5 (83.33%) HTML5
1 5 (83.33%) Sage 200
1 5 (83.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (83.33%) Sage CRM
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) COM
5 1 (16.67%) HND
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) .NET

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Loughborough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Loughborough 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 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
2 1 (16.67%) CorelDRAW
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (83.33%) Sage 200
1 5 (83.33%) Sage CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) CRM Architect
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Manager
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) WCF
1 5 (83.33%) WPF
1 5 (83.33%) Silverlight
1 5 (83.33%) HTML5
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) COM
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) CRM
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) CAD
5 1 (16.67%) Line Management
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Sage
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Pegasus