The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Market Harborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 4 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Market Harborough 25.00% 21.43% 18.75%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Average salary £35,000 £38,250 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.49% +91.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 Market Harborough region.

Vendors Category
Market Harborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Market Harborough 25.00% 42.86% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 9
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +17.75%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Market Harborough

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Market Harborough

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Market Harborough

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Market Harborough

Microsoft
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Market Harborough

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Market Harborough 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) Tandem
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) NUnit
3 5 (71.43%) NHibernate
3 5 (71.43%) WCF
3 5 (71.43%) MonoRail
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (71.43%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (71.43%) Castle Windsor
3 5 (71.43%) Web Application Development
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Degree

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Market Harborough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Market Harborough 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) NUnit
1 5 (71.43%) Rhino Mocks
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) NHibernate
3 5 (71.43%) WCF
3 5 (71.43%) MonoRail
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (71.43%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
1 5 (71.43%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree