The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Rickmansworth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 11 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 24.44% 24.14% 22.58%
As % of the Vendors category 57.89% 35.00% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 7
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
Hertfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Rickmansworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
19 40 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 42.22% 68.97% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 18 35 17
Average salary £42,500 £75,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.33% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £32,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Rickmansworth

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Rickmansworth region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 (86.67%) Finance
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) XML
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 11 (73.33%) Ajax
3 11 (73.33%) Web Development
3 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
3 11 (73.33%) User Stories
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (73.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (73.33%) XSL
3 11 (73.33%) IIS
3 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
3 11 (73.33%) TDD
3 11 (73.33%) Pair Programming
4 8 (53.33%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) MS Office
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) iPad
6 1 (6.67%) WPF
6 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (6.67%) Degree

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 11 (73.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) C# Developer
1 12 (80.00%) C# Software Developer
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) Software Developer
3 10 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 10 (66.67%) .NET Software Developer
3 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Applications Developer
5 3 (20.00%) C# Application Developer
5 3 (20.00%) IT Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Applications Developer
6 2 (13.33%) CRM Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Software Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
1 12 (80.00%) XML
2 11 (73.33%) Ajax
2 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
2 11 (73.33%) XSL
3 1 (6.67%) WPF
3 1 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (73.33%) Pair Programming
2 11 (73.33%) TDD
2 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
2 11 (73.33%) User Stories
2 11 (73.33%) Web Development
3 8 (53.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree