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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 10 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 66 33 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 25.98% 18.97% 11.50%
As % of the Vendors category 61.68% 40.74% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 57 30 29
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £23,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
107 81 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 42.13% 46.55% 30.31%
Number of salaries quoted 93 68 74
Median salary £35,000 £32,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £56,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 September 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 94 (80.34%) SQL
2 82 (70.09%) SQL Server
3 71 (60.68%) C#
4 69 (58.97%) .NET
5 51 (43.59%) HTML
6 44 (37.61%) VB.NET
6 44 (37.61%) CSS
7 43 (36.75%) MS Excel
8 40 (34.19%) MVC
8 40 (34.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 39 (33.33%) ASP.NET
10 38 (32.48%) HTML5
11 36 (30.77%) T-SQL
12 33 (28.21%) Web Development
13 31 (26.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 28 (23.93%) Mentoring
15 26 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
15 26 (22.22%) XML
16 25 (21.37%) Logistics
17 24 (20.51%) Data Warehouse
17 24 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
18 23 (19.66%) Windows
18 23 (19.66%) JavaScript
19 21 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
20 20 (17.09%) OO
20 20 (17.09%) Regression Testing
20 20 (17.09%) .NET Framework
20 20 (17.09%) Test Scripting
21 19 (16.24%) Degree
21 19 (16.24%) Computer Science

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 6 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.71%) CMS
2 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.71%) IIS
2 2 (1.71%) SAS
3 1 (0.85%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 43 (36.75%) MS Excel
2 16 (13.68%) MS Office
3 3 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) DNS
1 4 (3.42%) SSL
1 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.56%) DHCP
2 3 (2.56%) LAN
2 3 (2.56%) SAN
2 3 (2.56%) VPN
2 3 (2.56%) WAN
3 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (70.09%) SQL Server
2 40 (34.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (20.51%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (13.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (11.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (6.84%) MS Access
8 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (4.27%) MySQL
10 4 (3.42%) OLTP
11 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.71%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (5.98%) QADirector
1 7 (5.98%) TestPartner
2 5 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.56%) Subversion
4 2 (1.71%) ERwin
4 2 (1.71%) JIRA
4 2 (1.71%) Selenium
4 2 (1.71%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.85%) Gatling
5 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.85%) Moq
5 1 (0.85%) NUnit
5 1 (0.85%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (7.69%) Finance
1 9 (7.69%) Retail
2 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.85%) Marketing
3 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (58.12%) Developer
2 23 (19.66%) .NET Developer
3 22 (18.80%) C# Developer
4 20 (17.09%) Senior Developer
4 20 (17.09%) Tester
5 17 (14.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (13.68%) SQL Developer
7 15 (12.82%) Web Developer
8 14 (11.97%) Senior .NET Developer
9 11 (9.40%) Applications Tester
9 11 (9.40%) DBA
9 11 (9.40%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 11 (9.40%) Senior C# Developer
9 11 (9.40%) Software Developer
10 10 (8.55%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (8.55%) SQL DBA
11 7 (5.98%) Analyst
11 7 (5.98%) Junior
11 7 (5.98%) Junior Developer
11 7 (5.98%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (58.97%) .NET
2 51 (43.59%) HTML
3 44 (37.61%) CSS
4 39 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 38 (32.48%) HTML5
6 31 (26.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (22.22%) XML
8 20 (17.09%) .NET Framework
9 13 (11.11%) EDI
10 12 (10.26%) CSS3
11 6 (5.13%) Ajax
11 6 (5.13%) Web Services
12 5 (4.27%) AngularJS
12 5 (4.27%) Entity Framework
13 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (3.42%) SOAP
14 3 (2.56%) React
14 3 (2.56%) REST
14 3 (2.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.24%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.84%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.98%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.13%) iPhone
4 6 (5.13%) Replication
5 5 (4.27%) Physics
6 4 (3.42%) Statistics
7 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.56%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.71%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.71%) Life Science
8 2 (1.71%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.85%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.66%) Windows
2 9 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 9 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.98%) Android
4 6 (5.13%) Windows Phone
5 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.19%) MVC
2 33 (28.21%) Web Development
3 28 (23.93%) Mentoring
4 25 (21.37%) Logistics
5 24 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (17.09%) OO
6 20 (17.09%) Regression Testing
6 20 (17.09%) Test Scripting
7 13 (11.11%) Data Validation
7 13 (11.11%) Validation
8 11 (9.40%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (7.69%) OOP
9 9 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
9 9 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (6.84%) ITIL
11 7 (5.98%) Automated Testing
11 7 (5.98%) Performance Testing
11 7 (5.98%) Project Management
11 7 (5.98%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (80.34%) SQL
2 71 (60.68%) C#
3 44 (37.61%) VB.NET
4 36 (30.77%) T-SQL
5 23 (19.66%) JavaScript
6 12 (10.26%) C++
6 12 (10.26%) Java
7 8 (6.84%) VB
7 8 (6.84%) VBA
8 2 (1.71%) R
9 1 (0.85%) Groovy
9 1 (0.85%) Perl
9 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.85%) Python
9 1 (0.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 21 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (16.24%) Degree
3 7 (5.98%) ISEB
3 7 (5.98%) ISEB Practitioner
3 7 (5.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.27%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.71%) MCP
6 1 (0.85%) MCSA
6 1 (0.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.71%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.40%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Ansible
1 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (5.98%) Citrix
2 6 (5.13%) Oracle
3 5 (4.27%) VMware
4 2 (1.71%) Google
4 2 (1.71%) IDERA
4 2 (1.71%) PayPal
4 2 (1.71%) WorldPay
5 1 (0.85%) Apple
5 1 (0.85%) Epicor
5 1 (0.85%) Infor
5 1 (0.85%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.85%) Sage
5 1 (0.85%) SAP
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