The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Ross-on-Wye 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 Ross-on-Wye 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 8 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ross-on-Wye 16.67% 26.67% 44.44%
As % of the Vendors category 30.00% 33.33% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £26,250 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.09%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Ross-on-Wye
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ross-on-Wye 55.56% 80.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £30,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +39.53%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Herefordshire

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Ross-on-Wye

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Ross-on-Wye

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Ross-on-Wye

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Ross-on-Wye

Microsoft
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Ross-on-Wye

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Ross-on-Wye 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Ross-on-Wye by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Ross-on-Wye 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 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET