The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Stroud 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 7 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stroud 42.86% 20.00% 10.08%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 44.44% 26.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 13
Average salary £23,500 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.07% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Stroud
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3 9 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stroud 42.86% 45.00% 37.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 44
Average salary £23,500 £28,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.07% -41.05%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Gloucestershire

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Stroud

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stroud by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Graduate
2 3 (75.00%) Junior
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Graduate C# Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Junior Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Junior C# Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Junior .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
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