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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 13 29 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 14.77% 37.66% 18.18%
As % of the Vendors category 46.43% 78.38% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 8
Average salary £28,262 £27,500 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.76% +20.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £23,550 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £32,152 £40,000 £30,850
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
28 37 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 31.82% 48.05% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18 33 9
Average salary £26,500 £27,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,100 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £29,023 £39,000 £42,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 23 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Swansea

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 23 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 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 15 (57.69%) SQL
3 13 (50.00%) Windows
4 10 (38.46%) SharePoint
4 10 (38.46%) .NET
4 10 (38.46%) C#
5 8 (30.77%) HTML
5 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 8 (30.77%) CSS
6 7 (26.92%) MVC
6 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
6 7 (26.92%) WCF
6 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (23.08%) Mercurial
7 6 (23.08%) Android
7 6 (23.08%) WPF
7 6 (23.08%) Silverlight
7 6 (23.08%) LINQ
7 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (23.08%) Content Management
7 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (23.08%) WinForms
7 6 (23.08%) Blackberry
7 6 (23.08%) GIS
7 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (23.08%) XML
7 6 (23.08%) XSLT
7 6 (23.08%) Oracle

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 10 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.69%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) VLAN
2 2 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (11.54%) OLAP
4 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (11.54%) Star Schema
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (23.08%) Mercurial
2 2 (7.69%) NCover
2 2 (7.69%) NUnit
2 2 (7.69%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 6 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Software Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) QA Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Junior
7 1 (3.85%) Customer Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) .NET
2 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
2 8 (30.77%) CSS
2 8 (30.77%) HTML
3 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
3 7 (26.92%) WCF
4 6 (23.08%) WPF
4 6 (23.08%) Silverlight
4 6 (23.08%) LINQ
4 6 (23.08%) XML
4 6 (23.08%) XSLT
4 6 (23.08%) WinForms
4 6 (23.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (19.23%) Web Services
6 1 (3.85%) NHibernate
6 1 (3.85%) Flash
6 1 (3.85%) jQuery
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.85%) HTML5
6 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Blackberry
1 6 (23.08%) GIS
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (15.38%) RIA
3 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Derivative
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Android
2 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) MVC
2 6 (23.08%) Content Management
2 6 (23.08%) Android Development
2 6 (23.08%) iOS Development
3 4 (15.38%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) ETL
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.54%) Analytics
5 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) OO
5 2 (7.69%) OOD
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.85%) TDD
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) C#
3 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.85%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.85%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) MCSE
1 3 (11.54%) MCSA
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Cognos
2 3 (11.54%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) ProCurve
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) Dell
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