The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Stroud region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stroud 33.33% 12.50% 28.21%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 11
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Gloucestershire

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

Vendors Category
Stroud
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
12 1 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stroud 100.00% 12.50% 56.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 12
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Stroud

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Stroud

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Stroud

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Stroud

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Stroud

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Stroud region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stroud

Microsoft
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Stroud

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Stroud 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 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stroud by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Stroud 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript