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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Rank 8 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stroud 4.00% 14.29% 37.50%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 33.33% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.66%

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
2 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stroud 8.00% 42.86% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 5
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Stroud

The demand trend of job ads across the Stroud region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 Related IT Skills in Stroud

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Stroud region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMS
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Data Entry

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stroud by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Test Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines