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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 2 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 24 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thame 42.86% 40.68% 6.90%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 82.76% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 2
Average salary £22,000 £23,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.38% -26.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £21,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,400 £36,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
6 29 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thame 42.86% 49.15% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 2
Average salary £22,000 £26,250 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.19% -0.94%
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
Salary Histogram in Thame

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Thame region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Thame

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Thame

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 4 (44.44%) EPoS
1 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) MSTest
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) WSE
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Subversion
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Data Security
4 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
4 1 (11.11%) E-Learning
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Thame by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) MSTest
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium IDE
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 3 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) E-Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) WCF
1 2 (22.22%) WSE
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) EPoS
1 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) E-Learning
2 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
2 1 (11.11%) Learning Management System
2 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) OO
1 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
1 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Data Security
2 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) Google