The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 Stowmarket 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stowmarket 33.33% 16.67% 36.36%
As % of the Vendors category 75.00% 57.14% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 4
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Stowmarket
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stowmarket 44.44% 29.17% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 4
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Suffolk

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 30 Related IT Skills in Stowmarket

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (40.00%) SaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) WFM
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stowmarket by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) WFM
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Business Objects