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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 13 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 33 27 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 11.58% 11.54% 14.95%
As % of the Vendors category 38.82% 55.10% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 26 26 26
Average salary £28,500 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £70,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
85 49 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 29.82% 20.94% 37.11%
Number of salaries quoted 71 46 65
Average salary £27,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,400 £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 22 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 57 (75.00%) .NET
2 54 (71.05%) C#
3 50 (65.79%) MS Excel
4 44 (57.89%) SQL
5 38 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 36 (47.37%) VB.NET
7 34 (44.74%) SQL Server
8 31 (40.79%) HTML
9 29 (38.16%) MVC
10 28 (36.84%) CSS
11 27 (35.53%) HTML5
12 26 (34.21%) XML
13 25 (32.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (25.00%) .NET Framework
14 19 (25.00%) JavaScript
15 14 (18.42%) jQuery
16 13 (17.11%) VB
16 13 (17.11%) Web Development
16 13 (17.11%) WinForms
17 12 (15.79%) WPF
17 12 (15.79%) Unit Testing
18 11 (14.47%) Silverlight
19 10 (13.16%) N-Tier
19 10 (13.16%) TCP/IP
19 10 (13.16%) Cisco
20 9 (11.84%) LAN
20 9 (11.84%) WAN
20 9 (11.84%) Internet
20 9 (11.84%) IIS
21 8 (10.53%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 9 (11.84%) IIS
2 3 (3.95%) Node.js
3 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 50 (65.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Amazon S3
1 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.95%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (3.95%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) TCP/IP
2 9 (11.84%) LAN
2 9 (11.84%) WAN
2 9 (11.84%) Internet
3 3 (3.95%) HTTP
4 1 (1.32%) Firewall
4 1 (1.32%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.32%) DHCP
4 1 (1.32%) VPN
4 1 (1.32%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (44.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.95%) MySQL
3 3 (3.95%) OLTP
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) JIRA
2 4 (5.26%) NUnit
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 6 (7.89%) Finance
1 6 (7.89%) Games
2 1 (1.32%) Retail
2 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (69.74%) Developer
2 26 (34.21%) C# Developer
3 25 (32.89%) .NET Developer
4 22 (28.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (15.79%) Lead Developer
7 11 (14.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (11.84%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Applications Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Web Developer
11 2 (2.63%) Coordinator
11 2 (2.63%) Graduate
11 2 (2.63%) MI Analyst
11 2 (2.63%) Technical Project Coordinator
11 2 (2.63%) Web Applications Developer
11 2 (2.63%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (2.63%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (75.00%) .NET
2 38 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 31 (40.79%) HTML
4 28 (36.84%) CSS
5 27 (35.53%) HTML5
6 26 (34.21%) XML
7 25 (32.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 14 (18.42%) jQuery
10 13 (17.11%) WinForms
11 12 (15.79%) WPF
12 11 (14.47%) Silverlight
13 8 (10.53%) Ajax
13 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (9.21%) CSS3
14 7 (9.21%) XSLT
14 7 (9.21%) XHTML
15 6 (7.89%) WCF
16 3 (3.95%) Web Services
16 3 (3.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) N-Tier
2 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.26%) Online Gambling
4 3 (3.95%) Social Media
5 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.63%) Open Source
5 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.63%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Linux
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.32%) Android
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.16%) MVC
2 13 (17.11%) Web Development
3 12 (15.79%) Unit Testing
4 8 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (10.53%) SEO
5 7 (9.21%) SOA
6 5 (6.58%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.26%) Project Management
7 4 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.26%) TDD
8 3 (3.95%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.95%) OO
9 2 (2.63%) Transition Management
9 2 (2.63%) Low Latency
9 2 (2.63%) Analytics
9 2 (2.63%) Data Analytics
9 2 (2.63%) Business Analysis
9 2 (2.63%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 54 (71.05%) C#
2 44 (57.89%) SQL
3 36 (47.37%) VB.NET
4 19 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (17.11%) VB
6 5 (6.58%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.26%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.95%) VB6
8 3 (3.95%) PHP
9 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (13.16%) Cisco
2 8 (10.53%) Citrix
3 5 (6.58%) AccuRev
4 4 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (1.32%) VMware
5 1 (1.32%) Apple
5 1 (1.32%) Facebook
5 1 (1.32%) Twitter
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