The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Stowmarket region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stowmarket 12.50% 33.33% 44.44%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 100.00% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Microsoft
Suffolk

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

Vendors Category
Stowmarket
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stowmarket 25.00% 33.33% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 5
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Stowmarket

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Stowmarket

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Stowmarket

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Stowmarket

Microsoft
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Stowmarket

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stowmarket 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 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) WFM
2 1 (25.00%) NASTRAN
2 1 (25.00%) Finite Element Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) SolidWorks

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stowmarket by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stowmarket 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) NASTRAN
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Mechanical Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) WFM
2 1 (25.00%) Finite Element Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SolidWorks