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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Wales / Swansea
Rank 9 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 43 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 47.25% 13.51% 12.70%
As % of the Vendors category 75.44% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 42 9 7
Median salary £40,000 £19,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+110.52% -30.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,300 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
57 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 62.64% 27.03% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 53 15 9
Median salary £40,000 £27,864 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+43.55% -7.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

The demand trend of job ads across the Swansea region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Swansea

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Swansea region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 37 (69.81%) .NET
1 37 (69.81%) SQL Server
2 35 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (64.15%) C#
4 33 (62.26%) MVC
5 32 (60.38%) OO
6 30 (56.60%) Scrum
7 29 (54.72%) ASP.NET
8 28 (52.83%) ASP.NET Web API
9 27 (50.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (50.94%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (50.94%) RESTful
10 19 (35.85%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (35.85%) Windows
11 17 (32.08%) OOP
11 17 (32.08%) SQL
12 15 (28.30%) HTML
12 15 (28.30%) .NET Framework
13 14 (26.42%) WCF
13 14 (26.42%) Dependency Injection
13 14 (26.42%) BDD
13 14 (26.42%) Entity Framework
13 14 (26.42%) Web Application Development
13 14 (26.42%) SQL Server 2014
13 14 (26.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 14 (26.42%) TDD
13 14 (26.42%) Retail
14 13 (24.53%) Subversion
14 13 (24.53%) Web Services
14 13 (24.53%) XML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea 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:

Applications
1 13 (24.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (24.53%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (69.81%) SQL Server
2 14 (26.42%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.89%) MySQL
4 1 (1.89%) Power BI
4 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Git (software)
1 13 (24.53%) Mercurial
1 13 (24.53%) Subversion
2 3 (5.66%) Selenium
General
1 14 (26.42%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (64.15%) Developer
2 17 (32.08%) .NET Developer
3 13 (24.53%) C# Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Technical Support
6 5 (9.43%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Integration Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Integration Test Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Manual Test Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Customer Support Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Graduate Developer
9 1 (1.89%) IT Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) IT Support
9 1 (1.89%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (69.81%) .NET
2 29 (54.72%) ASP.NET
3 28 (52.83%) ASP.NET Web API
4 27 (50.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (50.94%) RESTful
5 15 (28.30%) .NET Framework
5 15 (28.30%) HTML
6 14 (26.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 14 (26.42%) Entity Framework
6 14 (26.42%) WCF
7 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 13 (24.53%) NHibernate
7 13 (24.53%) Web Services
7 13 (24.53%) WPF
7 13 (24.53%) XML
8 4 (7.55%) Java EE
9 3 (5.66%) JMS
10 2 (3.77%) Ajax
10 2 (3.77%) CSS
11 1 (1.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Enterprise Software
1 13 (24.53%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.43%) Fat Client
2 5 (9.43%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.85%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Windows 10
2 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) SUSE
3 2 (3.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (62.26%) MVC
3 32 (60.38%) OO
4 30 (56.60%) Scrum
5 27 (50.94%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (32.08%) OOP
7 14 (26.42%) BDD
7 14 (26.42%) Dependency Injection
7 14 (26.42%) TDD
7 14 (26.42%) Web Application Development
8 13 (24.53%) Automated Testing
8 13 (24.53%) Kanban
8 13 (24.53%) MVVM
8 13 (24.53%) Use Case
8 13 (24.53%) Web Development
9 10 (18.87%) ITIL
10 6 (11.32%) Security Patching
11 5 (9.43%) Service Management
11 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
12 4 (7.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 34 (64.15%) C#
2 17 (32.08%) SQL
3 5 (9.43%) Java
4 3 (5.66%) Groovy
4 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) MCP
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) ISEB
2 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.77%) MCDST
2 2 (3.77%) MCSA
2 2 (3.77%) MCSE
2 2 (3.77%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) SCCM
1 5 (9.43%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Citrix
2 5 (9.43%) Intel Security
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle
4 3 (5.66%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.89%) Sun
6 1 (1.89%) Virgin Media
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