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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 38 41 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 19.90% 20.20% 22.53%
As % of the Vendors category 49.35% 56.94% 48.81%
Number of salaries quoted 38 40 40
Average salary £49,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £28,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £38,000 £47,500
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
77 72 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 40.31% 35.47% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 71 62 69
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,100 £50,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 27 November 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 44 (72.13%) .NET
2 32 (52.46%) SQL
3 25 (40.98%) SQL Server
4 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
5 23 (37.70%) C#
5 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (36.07%) HTML
7 19 (31.15%) CSS
7 19 (31.15%) TDD
7 19 (31.15%) WCF
8 18 (29.51%) HTML5
9 16 (26.23%) Resource Management
9 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET
10 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (22.95%) PhoneGap
10 14 (22.95%) Xamarin
10 14 (22.95%) User Experience
10 14 (22.95%) T-SQL
10 14 (22.95%) Objective-C
10 14 (22.95%) Telerik
10 14 (22.95%) Subversion
11 13 (21.31%) MVC
11 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
11 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (18.03%) LINQ
12 11 (18.03%) Scrum
12 11 (18.03%) .NET Framework
13 10 (16.39%) BDD
14 9 (14.75%) Rhino Mocks
14 9 (14.75%) Cucumber

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (13.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.28%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.48%) MS Office
3 4 (6.56%) MS Project
4 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.64%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) VoIP
1 1 (1.64%) DHCP
1 1 (1.64%) DNS
1 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (8.20%) MySQL
6 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.28%) MS Access
8 1 (1.64%) DTS
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (22.95%) Subversion
2 9 (14.75%) Selenium
2 9 (14.75%) NUnit
2 9 (14.75%) Rhino Mocks
2 9 (14.75%) Cucumber
3 8 (13.11%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (14.75%) Advertising
2 6 (9.84%) Finance
3 3 (4.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.64%) Automotive
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) French Language
4 1 (1.64%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Development Manager
2 15 (24.59%) Developer
2 15 (24.59%) Software Manager
3 14 (22.95%) Software Development Manager
4 13 (21.31%) .NET Developer
5 9 (14.75%) Architect
6 8 (13.11%) Technical Architect
7 6 (9.84%) Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Tester
8 3 (4.92%) PMO Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (3.28%) IT Support
9 2 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.28%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Consultant
9 2 (3.28%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (3.28%) Systems Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (72.13%) .NET
2 22 (36.07%) HTML
3 19 (31.15%) CSS
3 19 (31.15%) WCF
4 18 (29.51%) HTML5
5 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET
6 14 (22.95%) PhoneGap
7 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (18.03%) LINQ
8 11 (18.03%) .NET Framework
9 9 (14.75%) Lucene
9 9 (14.75%) NHibernate
9 9 (14.75%) Castle Windsor
9 9 (14.75%) Lucene.Net
10 7 (11.48%) WPF
11 6 (9.84%) REST
11 6 (9.84%) MSMQ
11 6 (9.84%) SOAP
12 5 (8.20%) Web Services
12 5 (8.20%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) User Experience
2 4 (6.56%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.15%) TDD
3 16 (26.23%) Resource Management
4 13 (21.31%) MVC
5 11 (18.03%) Scrum
6 10 (16.39%) BDD
7 9 (14.75%) Scrum-ban
7 9 (14.75%) Kanban
7 9 (14.75%) Web Application Development
8 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (11.48%) OO
9 6 (9.84%) CRM
10 4 (6.56%) Workflow
10 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2
10 4 (6.56%) SOA
10 4 (6.56%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (4.92%) Software Architecture
11 3 (4.92%) Test Scripting
11 3 (4.92%) Project Management
11 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 32 (52.46%) SQL
2 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
3 23 (37.70%) C#
4 14 (22.95%) T-SQL
4 14 (22.95%) Objective-C
5 9 (14.75%) VB
5 9 (14.75%) VB.NET
6 5 (8.20%) PHP
7 4 (6.56%) VBA
8 1 (1.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) ISEB
3 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.64%) MCITP
4 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.64%) MCSE
4 1 (1.64%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.28%) XenApp
2 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) Telerik
1 14 (22.95%) Xamarin
2 2 (3.28%) VMware
2 2 (3.28%) Citrix
3 1 (1.64%) Avaya
3 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.64%) Google
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