The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 12 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 18 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 32.73% 8.70% 16.10%
As % of the Vendors category 94.74% 25.00% 51.35%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 19
Average salary £34,000 £28,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.26% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,750 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,750 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Microsoft
West Wales

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

Vendors Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
19 16 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 34.55% 34.78% 31.36%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 32
Average salary £34,000 £42,277 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.57% +38.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Swansea

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Swansea

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Swansea

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Swansea region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Swansea

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 23 (74.19%) .NET
2 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
4 14 (45.16%) C#
5 13 (41.94%) MVC
5 13 (41.94%) SQL
6 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
7 10 (32.26%) HTML
7 10 (32.26%) CSS
7 10 (32.26%) OO
8 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
8 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (22.58%) OOD
10 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
10 6 (19.35%) Test Planning
11 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (16.13%) Scrum
12 4 (12.90%) Finance
12 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (9.68%) Selenium
13 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
13 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
13 3 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (9.68%) Virgin Media
13 3 (9.68%) jQuery
13 3 (9.68%) CGI
13 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
13 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
13 3 (9.68%) Windows
13 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.45%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.68%) Selenium
2 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Analyst
2 13 (41.94%) Developer
3 11 (35.48%) .NET Developer
3 11 (35.48%) Test Analyst
4 8 (25.81%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (25.81%) C# Developer
5 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (22.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (22.58%) Senior .NET Developer
5 7 (22.58%) Senior Developer
6 6 (19.35%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 6 (19.35%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (16.13%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (16.13%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (9.68%) Customer Engineer
9 3 (9.68%) Customer Support Engineer
9 3 (9.68%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (9.68%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (74.19%) .NET
2 10 (32.26%) CSS
2 10 (32.26%) HTML
3 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
3 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
5 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
5 3 (9.68%) CGI
5 3 (9.68%) jQuery
5 3 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (6.45%) Ajax
6 2 (6.45%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (6.45%) NHibernate
6 2 (6.45%) Symfony
6 2 (6.45%) Web Services
6 2 (6.45%) XML
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.23%) CSS3
7 1 (3.23%) HTML5
7 1 (3.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
1 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) MVC
3 10 (32.26%) OO
4 7 (22.58%) OOD
5 6 (19.35%) Test Planning
6 5 (16.13%) Scrum
7 2 (6.45%) BDD
7 2 (6.45%) CRM
7 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.45%) Kanban
7 2 (6.45%) OOP
7 2 (6.45%) TDD
7 2 (6.45%) Web Development
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (3.23%) Functional Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Manual Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Open Source
8 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.23%) UX Design
8 1 (3.23%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) C#
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.45%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Virgin Media
2 2 (6.45%) Sage
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum dependent upon exp. plus benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago