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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 18.18% 6.45% 13.56%
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% 18.18% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 8
Average salary £55,000 £21,500 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+155.81% -14.85%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
20 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 45.45% 35.48% 44.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 25
Average salary £31,500 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.54% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £19,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Loughborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Loughborough region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Loughborough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Loughborough

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 13 (76.47%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) C#
3 9 (52.94%) Visual Studio
3 9 (52.94%) MVC
4 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
4 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (35.29%) LINQ
5 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
5 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) Web Services
7 4 (23.53%) MySQL
7 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) jQuery
8 3 (17.65%) Amazon S3
8 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
8 3 (17.65%) Degree
8 3 (17.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
8 3 (17.65%) Social Media
8 3 (17.65%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (17.65%) Node.js
8 3 (17.65%) ElastiCache
8 3 (17.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (17.65%) PHP
8 3 (17.65%) SEO
8 3 (17.65%) Windows

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Loughborough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (17.65%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon S3
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (17.65%) ElastiCache
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) MPLS
1 1 (5.88%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 4 (23.53%) MySQL
3 3 (17.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Visual Studio
2 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.76%) NUnit
3 2 (11.76%) Mocha
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.88%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Senior Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Software Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) PHP Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Tester
5 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Junior PHP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) Software Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 6 (35.29%) LINQ
3 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (29.41%) Web Services
5 4 (23.53%) jQuery
6 2 (11.76%) MFC
6 2 (11.76%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) REST
6 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.88%) RESTful
7 1 (5.88%) WCF
7 1 (5.88%) WPF
7 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
7 1 (5.88%) JSON
7 1 (5.88%) XSD
7 1 (5.88%) XSLT
7 1 (5.88%) CSS
7 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Social Media
2 2 (11.76%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) MVC
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) SEO
4 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
4 2 (11.76%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) C++
6 1 (5.88%) PowerHouse
6 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCSP
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) CCIP
3 1 (5.88%) CCDA
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Perforce
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Sun
2 1 (5.88%) BT