The table below looks at the statistics for MSF skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSF over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF)
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MSF 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.17% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £70,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +75.00%
MSF
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
506 601 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 85.33% 86.35% 79.43%
Number of salaries quoted 441 521 359
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,433 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

MSF
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MSF across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

MSF Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

MSF
Salary Trend in the North East

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

MSF Salary Trend in the North East

MSF
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSF within the North East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham - 1 £42,500 -
MSF
England

MSF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the North East region citing MSF 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 MSF.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) XPath
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) DAO
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) Rational Rose
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) XQuery
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ADO
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET

MSF
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the North East region citing MSF 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 MSF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Rose
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ADO
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) DAO
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VB6
1 1 (50.00%) XPath
1 1 (50.00%) XQuery
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft