The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 19 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 2 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.87% 3.08% 3.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.00% 26.09% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 5
Average salary £39,992 £77,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.39% +63.15%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SharePoint
England

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

Application Platforms Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.35% 11.79% 9.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 16
Average salary £39,992 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.44% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £58,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

SharePoint
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

SharePoint Salary Trend in the Midlands

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands region citing SharePoint 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 SharePoint.

1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (44.44%) Back Office
3 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (44.44%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) ETL
3 4 (44.44%) ISEB
3 4 (44.44%) QA
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Local Government
5 2 (22.22%) Information Management
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Office 365
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (11.11%) Validation
6 1 (11.11%) SAP QM
6 1 (11.11%) SAP PLM
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) Learning Management System
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) AS400
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) Quality Management

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands region citing SharePoint 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 SharePoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP SD
1 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
1 1 (11.11%) SAP PP
1 1 (11.11%) SAP WM
1 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CO
1 1 (11.11%) SAP QM
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (11.11%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (44.44%) Back Office
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Local Government
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Test Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Trainer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) VB Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) VB Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) AS400
1 1 (11.11%) E-Learning
1 1 (11.11%) Learning Management System
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) SOA
2 4 (44.44%) ETL
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) PLM
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) IBM