The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the St Helens region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 5.26% 18.37% 8.00%
As % of the Vendors category 7.69% 21.43% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 2
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +22.44%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Microsoft
Merseyside

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

Vendors Category
St Helens
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
13 42 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 68.42% 85.71% 52.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 42 12
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in St Helens

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in St Helens

Microsoft
Salary Trend in St Helens

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in St Helens

Microsoft
Top 27 Related IT Skills in St Helens

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the St Helens 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Telerik
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone 8
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in St Helens by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the St Helens 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Telerik
St. Helens, Merseyside
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