The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 29 47 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 16.02% 24.87% 20.65%
As % of the Vendors category 52.73% 62.67% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 29 46 38
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £37,500 £39,450
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Cheshire

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

Vendors Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55 75 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 30.39% 39.68% 51.63%
Number of salaries quoted 51 70 71
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,600 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Macclesfield

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

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

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 37 (71.15%) .NET
2 28 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 28 (53.85%) SQL
3 26 (50.00%) C#
4 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (40.38%) WCF
6 19 (36.54%) T-SQL
7 16 (30.77%) TDD
8 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
9 14 (26.92%) Visual Studio
9 14 (26.92%) ASP.NET
9 14 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (25.00%) LINQ
11 12 (23.08%) WPF
11 12 (23.08%) SOAP
11 12 (23.08%) HTML
11 12 (23.08%) MS Excel
11 12 (23.08%) .NET Framework
12 11 (21.15%) MSMQ
12 11 (21.15%) Web Services
12 11 (21.15%) Windows
12 11 (21.15%) REST
13 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (19.23%) MVC
14 9 (17.31%) CSS
14 9 (17.31%) XML
14 9 (17.31%) VBA
15 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
15 8 (15.38%) Scrum
15 8 (15.38%) HTML5

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.85%) SAS
3 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.46%) MS Office
3 5 (9.62%) MS Project
4 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) VoIP
1 1 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (11.54%) MySQL
4 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.85%) MS Access
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.92%) DTS
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Visual Studio
2 6 (11.54%) NUnit
2 6 (11.54%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (11.54%) Cucumber
2 6 (11.54%) Selenium
3 5 (9.62%) Subversion
4 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (11.54%) Advertising
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Automotive
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) French Language
3 1 (1.92%) German Language
3 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Analyst
4 9 (17.31%) Architect
5 8 (15.38%) Technical Architect
5 8 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 8 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Software Manager
6 6 (11.54%) Development Manager
7 5 (9.62%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Software Development Manager
8 3 (5.77%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (5.77%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Tester
9 2 (3.85%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Lead Technical Architect
9 2 (3.85%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (71.15%) .NET
2 21 (40.38%) WCF
3 14 (26.92%) ASP.NET
4 13 (25.00%) LINQ
5 12 (23.08%) WPF
5 12 (23.08%) SOAP
5 12 (23.08%) HTML
5 12 (23.08%) .NET Framework
6 11 (21.15%) MSMQ
6 11 (21.15%) Web Services
6 11 (21.15%) REST
7 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (17.31%) CSS
8 9 (17.31%) XML
9 8 (15.38%) HTML5
10 6 (11.54%) Lucene
10 6 (11.54%) NHibernate
10 6 (11.54%) Castle Windsor
10 6 (11.54%) Lucene.Net
11 5 (9.62%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
1 4 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.77%) TDD
3 10 (19.23%) MVC
4 8 (15.38%) Scrum
5 7 (13.46%) BDD
5 7 (13.46%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (13.46%) UML
6 6 (11.54%) CRM
6 6 (11.54%) Resource Management
6 6 (11.54%) Web Application Development
6 6 (11.54%) Scrum-ban
6 6 (11.54%) Kanban
7 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.69%) OO
8 4 (7.69%) Project Management
8 4 (7.69%) SOA
8 4 (7.69%) Workflow
8 4 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (5.77%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (5.77%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (53.85%) SQL
2 26 (50.00%) C#
3 19 (36.54%) T-SQL
4 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
5 9 (17.31%) VBA
6 6 (11.54%) VB
6 6 (11.54%) VB.NET
7 5 (9.62%) PHP
8 4 (7.69%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) ISEB
2 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.92%) MCITP
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) MCSE
3 1 (1.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Telerik
1 4 (7.69%) Xamarin
2 1 (1.92%) Sencha
2 1 (1.92%) Google
2 1 (1.92%) Avaya
2 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
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