The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesbrough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 13 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 16.67% 4.17% 24.24%
As % of the Vendors category 40.91% 50.00% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 2
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +28.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £32,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £34,500 £26,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
North Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Middlesbrough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22 6 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 40.74% 8.33% 42.42%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 13
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,100 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,750 £47,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesbrough

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesbrough

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Middlesbrough

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Middlesbrough

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Middlesbrough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Middlesbrough region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Middlesbrough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesbrough

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesbrough 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 14 (66.67%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) .NET
3 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
3 8 (38.10%) WCF
3 8 (38.10%) WPF
3 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
4 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 5 (23.81%) CRM
6 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
6 5 (23.81%) Use Case
7 4 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (19.05%) jQuery
7 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (19.05%) UML
7 4 (19.05%) Lotus
7 4 (19.05%) Java
7 4 (19.05%) Web Services
8 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
9 2 (9.52%) Scrum
9 2 (9.52%) Ajax
9 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (9.52%) HTML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesbrough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesbrough 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 (23.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Senior Software Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 4 (19.05%) CRM Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Database Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Database Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) WCF
2 8 (38.10%) WPF
3 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (19.05%) Web Services
4 4 (19.05%) jQuery
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.52%) HTML
5 2 (9.52%) Ajax
5 2 (9.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
1 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
1 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Use Case
2 5 (23.81%) CRM
3 4 (19.05%) UML
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) ERP
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Lotus
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix