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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 12 34 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 13.95% 33.66% 27.03%
As % of the Vendors category 41.38% 77.27% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 11 33 10
Average salary £29,023 £27,500 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.53% +20.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,800 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £35,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
29 44 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 33.72% 43.56% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 17 40 11
Average salary £22,000 £27,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £18,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,718 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Swansea

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 14 (50.00%) Windows
4 11 (39.29%) SharePoint
4 11 (39.29%) .NET
4 11 (39.29%) C#
5 9 (32.14%) HTML
5 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
5 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
5 9 (32.14%) CSS
6 8 (28.57%) XML
6 8 (28.57%) XSLT
6 8 (28.57%) MVC
6 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 8 (28.57%) WCF
6 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (25.00%) Android
7 7 (25.00%) Mercurial
7 7 (25.00%) Apple iOS
7 7 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (25.00%) Android Development
7 7 (25.00%) iOS Development
7 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 7 (25.00%) WPF
7 7 (25.00%) Silverlight
7 7 (25.00%) LINQ
7 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (25.00%) WinForms
7 7 (25.00%) Blackberry

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 11 (39.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
4 2 (7.14%) IIS
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.57%) FileNet
5 1 (3.57%) LiveCycle
5 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (10.71%) OLAP
4 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (10.71%) Star Schema
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
1 7 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (7.14%) NCover
2 2 (7.14%) NUnit
2 2 (7.14%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) Maven
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) Hudson
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Software Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) QA Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Junior
7 1 (3.57%) Customer Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Customer Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) .NET
2 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
2 9 (32.14%) CSS
2 9 (32.14%) HTML
3 8 (28.57%) XML
3 8 (28.57%) XSLT
3 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 8 (28.57%) WCF
4 7 (25.00%) WPF
4 7 (25.00%) Silverlight
4 7 (25.00%) LINQ
4 7 (25.00%) WinForms
4 7 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (21.43%) Web Services
6 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.57%) Durandal
6 1 (3.57%) Spring
6 1 (3.57%) JSF
6 1 (3.57%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 7 (25.00%) GIS
2 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.29%) RIA
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
3 1 (3.57%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Android
2 7 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) MVC
2 7 (25.00%) Android Development
2 7 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 6 (21.43%) Content Management
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Scrum
5 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.71%) OO
5 3 (10.71%) ETL
5 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.71%) Analytics
6 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.14%) OOD
6 2 (7.14%) TDD
7 1 (3.57%) Pair Programming
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) C#
3 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.57%) Groovy
5 1 (3.57%) Scala
5 1 (3.57%) Clojure
5 1 (3.57%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) MCSE
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) MCSA
3 2 (7.14%) ISEB
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Cognos
2 3 (10.71%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Adobe
4 1 (3.57%) Twitter
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