The first table below looks at the demand 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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Stoke-on-Trent 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 36 27 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 12.81% 11.07% 15.63%
As % of the Vendors category 41.86% 50.00% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 29 27 27
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £70,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
86 54 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 30.60% 22.13% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 72 51 65
Average salary £27,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Staffordshire

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 59 (75.64%) .NET
2 56 (71.79%) C#
3 50 (64.10%) MS Excel
4 46 (58.97%) SQL
5 39 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 36 (46.15%) VB.NET
7 34 (43.59%) SQL Server
8 31 (39.74%) HTML
9 29 (37.18%) CSS
10 28 (35.90%) MVC
11 27 (34.62%) HTML5
12 26 (33.33%) XML
13 24 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (26.92%) .NET Framework
15 20 (25.64%) JavaScript
16 16 (20.51%) jQuery
17 14 (17.95%) VB
17 14 (17.95%) Web Development
18 12 (15.38%) WinForms
18 12 (15.38%) Unit Testing
19 11 (14.10%) WPF
19 11 (14.10%) IIS
19 11 (14.10%) N-Tier
20 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP
20 10 (12.82%) Cisco
20 10 (12.82%) Ajax
20 10 (12.82%) Silverlight
21 9 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
21 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 9 (11.54%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 (14.10%) IIS
2 3 (3.85%) Node.js
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 50 (64.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Amazon S3
1 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (3.85%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP
2 9 (11.54%) Internet
2 9 (11.54%) LAN
2 9 (11.54%) WAN
3 3 (3.85%) HTTP
4 1 (1.28%) Firewall
4 1 (1.28%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.28%) DHCP
4 1 (1.28%) VPN
4 1 (1.28%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (43.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.85%) MySQL
4 3 (3.85%) OLTP
4 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) JIRA
2 4 (5.13%) NUnit
3 3 (3.85%) Subversion
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (7.69%) Finance
1 6 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (1.28%) Retail
2 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 55 (70.51%) Developer
2 26 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 25 (32.05%) .NET Developer
4 22 (28.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (17.95%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (15.38%) Lead Developer
7 11 (14.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (12.82%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Web Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Analyst
10 4 (5.13%) Applications Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) PHP Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Web Applications Developer
12 2 (2.56%) Coordinator
12 2 (2.56%) Graduate
12 2 (2.56%) Senior Web Developer
12 2 (2.56%) Team Leader
12 2 (2.56%) SQL Developer
12 2 (2.56%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (75.64%) .NET
2 39 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 31 (39.74%) HTML
4 29 (37.18%) CSS
5 27 (34.62%) HTML5
6 26 (33.33%) XML
7 24 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (26.92%) .NET Framework
9 16 (20.51%) jQuery
10 12 (15.38%) WinForms
11 11 (14.10%) WPF
12 10 (12.82%) Ajax
12 10 (12.82%) Silverlight
13 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (10.26%) XHTML
14 8 (10.26%) XSLT
14 8 (10.26%) CSS3
15 7 (8.97%) WCF
16 4 (5.13%) Web Services
17 3 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) N-Tier
2 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.41%) Online Gambling
4 3 (3.85%) Social Media
4 3 (3.85%) Open Source
5 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.56%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Linux
3 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.28%) Android
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.90%) MVC
2 14 (17.95%) Web Development
3 12 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 9 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (10.26%) SEO
6 7 (8.97%) SOA
7 6 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.13%) Project Management
8 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.13%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (5.13%) TDD
9 3 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.85%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.85%) OO
10 2 (2.56%) Transition Management
10 2 (2.56%) Low Latency
10 2 (2.56%) ETL
10 2 (2.56%) Scrum
10 2 (2.56%) Business Analysis
11 1 (1.28%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (71.79%) C#
2 46 (58.97%) SQL
3 36 (46.15%) VB.NET
4 20 (25.64%) JavaScript
5 14 (17.95%) VB
6 6 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.13%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.85%) VB6
8 3 (3.85%) PHP
9 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) Cisco
2 8 (10.26%) Citrix
3 5 (6.41%) AccuRev
4 4 (5.13%) Oracle
5 1 (1.28%) VMware
5 1 (1.28%) Apple
5 1 (1.28%) Facebook
5 1 (1.28%) Twitter
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