The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Midlothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank - 2 1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Midlothian - 25.00% 100.00%
As % of the Vendors category - 33.33% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Scotland

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

Vendors Category
Midlothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Midlothian 40.00% 75.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Average salary - £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Midlothian

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Midlothian

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Midlothian

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Midlothian

Microsoft
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Midlothian

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Midlothian 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 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) FogBugz
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Midlothian by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Midlothian 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) FogBugz
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
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