The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Thame region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 1 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 26 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thame 12.50% 50.00% 6.25%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 89.66% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 2
Average salary £30,000 £21,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -27.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Microsoft
Oxfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Thame
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1 29 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thame 12.50% 55.77% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 5
Average salary £30,000 £22,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -23.47%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Thame

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Thame

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Thame

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Thame

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Thame

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Thame 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) MSTest
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) WSE
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Refactoring
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) XHTML
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) LAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Thame by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Thame 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) MSTest
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Web Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Web Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Web Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XHTML
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) WSE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) Refactoring
1 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Google