The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 14 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 52 30 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 17.05% 15.31% 12.70%
As % of the Vendors category 42.62% 34.09% 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 46 24 33
Median salary £32,500 £36,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Microsoft
Staffordshire

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

Vendors Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
122 88 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 40.00% 44.90% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 104 73 85
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,900 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 57 (78.08%) SQL
2 49 (67.12%) C#
3 46 (63.01%) .NET
4 44 (60.27%) SQL Server
5 39 (53.42%) HTML
6 33 (45.21%) MS Excel
7 31 (42.47%) CSS
7 31 (42.47%) VB.NET
8 25 (34.25%) HTML5
9 23 (31.51%) Degree
9 23 (31.51%) Computer Science
10 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
10 21 (28.77%) MVC
11 20 (27.40%) ASP.NET
11 20 (27.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (26.03%) OO
12 19 (26.03%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (23.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (23.29%) Web Development
14 16 (21.92%) T-SQL
14 16 (21.92%) Java
15 15 (20.55%) C++
16 14 (19.18%) Windows
16 14 (19.18%) XML
17 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (17.81%) OOP
18 12 (16.44%) Retail
18 12 (16.44%) CSS3
18 12 (16.44%) Mentoring
19 11 (15.07%) Test Scripting

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.48%) CMS
1 4 (5.48%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.11%) IIS
3 2 (2.74%) SAS
4 1 (1.37%) Apache
4 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 33 (45.21%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.70%) MS Office
3 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Magento
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Sage Pay
2 1 (1.37%) MailChimp
2 1 (1.37%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) DNS
1 4 (5.48%) SSL
2 3 (4.11%) DHCP
2 3 (4.11%) SAN
2 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.11%) VPN
3 2 (2.74%) LAN
3 2 (2.74%) WAN
4 1 (1.37%) Firewall
4 1 (1.37%) FTP
4 1 (1.37%) Internet
4 1 (1.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (60.27%) SQL Server
2 19 (26.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (13.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (10.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (9.59%) MS Access
6 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
7 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.37%) MySQL
9 1 (1.37%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) QADirector
1 7 (9.59%) TestPartner
2 4 (5.48%) ERwin
2 4 (5.48%) JIRA
2 4 (5.48%) Subversion
2 4 (5.48%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.11%) Moq
3 3 (4.11%) NUnit
3 3 (4.11%) ReSharper
3 3 (4.11%) Selenium
3 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (16.44%) Retail
2 6 (8.22%) Finance
3 2 (2.74%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (63.01%) Developer
2 14 (19.18%) Junior
2 14 (19.18%) Junior Developer
3 13 (17.81%) .NET Developer
3 13 (17.81%) C# Developer
3 13 (17.81%) Software Developer
3 13 (17.81%) Web Developer
4 12 (16.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (15.07%) Tester
6 10 (13.70%) Senior Developer
7 9 (12.33%) Graduate
7 9 (12.33%) Graduate Developer
8 8 (10.96%) Graduate Software Developer
9 7 (9.59%) DBA
9 7 (9.59%) Junior Software Developer
9 7 (9.59%) Software Tester
10 6 (8.22%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (8.22%) Senior C# Developer
10 6 (8.22%) SQL DBA
10 6 (8.22%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (63.01%) .NET
2 39 (53.42%) HTML
3 31 (42.47%) CSS
4 25 (34.25%) HTML5
5 20 (27.40%) ASP.NET
6 17 (23.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (19.18%) XML
8 12 (16.44%) CSS3
9 11 (15.07%) .NET Framework
10 5 (6.85%) jQuery
11 4 (5.48%) Ajax
11 4 (5.48%) EDI
11 4 (5.48%) SOAP
11 4 (5.48%) WCF
11 4 (5.48%) Web Services
12 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (4.11%) REST
13 2 (2.74%) .NET Remoting
13 2 (2.74%) Classic ASP
13 2 (2.74%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.51%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.22%) Replication
3 5 (6.85%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.85%) Statistics
4 4 (5.48%) N-Tier
5 3 (4.11%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.74%) iPad
6 2 (2.74%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (2.74%) Physics
7 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.37%) Life Science
7 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.37%) Social Media
7 1 (1.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.18%) Windows
2 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.85%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) Android
5 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.37%) Linux
5 1 (1.37%) Unix
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.77%) MVC
2 19 (26.03%) OO
3 17 (23.29%) Web Development
4 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (17.81%) OOP
5 12 (16.44%) Mentoring
6 11 (15.07%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (15.07%) Test Scripting
7 8 (10.96%) Logistics
7 8 (10.96%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (10.96%) SDLC
7 8 (10.96%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (9.59%) Automated Testing
8 7 (9.59%) Black-Box Testing
8 7 (9.59%) Performance Testing
8 7 (9.59%) Project Management
8 7 (9.59%) Software Testing
8 7 (9.59%) Test Planning
9 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.85%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 57 (78.08%) SQL
2 49 (67.12%) C#
3 31 (42.47%) VB.NET
4 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
5 16 (21.92%) Java
5 16 (21.92%) T-SQL
6 15 (20.55%) C++
7 10 (13.70%) VB
8 7 (9.59%) VBA
9 2 (2.74%) R
10 1 (1.37%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (31.51%) Degree
2 20 (27.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (9.59%) ISEB
3 7 (9.59%) ISEB Practitioner
3 7 (9.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 2 (2.74%) Google
1 2 (2.74%) PayPal
1 2 (2.74%) VMware
1 2 (2.74%) WorldPay
2 1 (1.37%) Apple
2 1 (1.37%) Cisco
2 1 (1.37%) Ektron
2 1 (1.37%) EPiServer
2 1 (1.37%) IDERA
2 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.37%) Twitter
2 1 (1.37%) Xamarin
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