The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Pontefract region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Pontefract region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Pontefract 81.82% 5.88% 6.67%
As % of the Vendors category 90.00% 25.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £17,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +76.47%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Pontefract
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Pontefract 90.91% 23.53% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 4
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £17,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% +57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
West Yorkshire

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Pontefract

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Pontefract

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Pontefract

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Pontefract

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Pontefract

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Pontefract 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 13 (92.86%) C#
1 13 (92.86%) HTML
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
1 13 (92.86%) CSS
1 13 (92.86%) HTML5
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 8 (57.14%) MQSeries
3 8 (57.14%) RDBMS
3 8 (57.14%) IBM
3 8 (57.14%) TDD
3 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) WinForms
3 8 (57.14%) MVVM
3 8 (57.14%) CSS3
3 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 8 (57.14%) WebSphere
3 8 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 8 (57.14%) WPF
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) OO
5 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
5 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
5 5 (35.71%) XML
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) MVC
5 5 (35.71%) SOA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Pontefract by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Pontefract 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 8 (57.14%) MQSeries
1 8 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 8 (57.14%) RDBMS
1 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
1 13 (92.86%) C# Developer
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Software Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior C# Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior .NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Software Developer
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# Software Developer
3 5 (35.71%) .NET Software Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) HTML
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
1 13 (92.86%) CSS
1 13 (92.86%) HTML5
2 8 (57.14%) WinForms
2 8 (57.14%) CSS3
2 8 (57.14%) .NET Framework
2 8 (57.14%) WPF
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (35.71%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) jQuery
3 5 (35.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) TDD
1 8 (57.14%) Scrum
1 8 (57.14%) MVVM
2 5 (35.71%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) SOA
2 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) IBM
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